Costa Rica adventure with volcano hiking & beach bliss

San José, Tortuguero, Arenal, Monteverde & Manuel Antonio

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Tortuguero National Park

Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio National Park

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Tortuguero National Park

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Tortuguero National Park

Arenal Volcano

Tilajari Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Hummingbird, Arenal

Suspension Bridge, Monteverde

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde

Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio

El Faro Beach, Manuel Antonio

El Faro Beach, Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio

Tortuguero National Park

Manuel Antonio

An adventure through vividly colourful Costa Rica, with mesmerising city, nature and beach stays, plus all travel and exciting excursions

Day 1: UK - San José

Arrive in San José and spend the night.

Day 2: San José - Tortuguero

Head to Tortuguero, stopping en route for breakfast. Pass through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, before checking into your Tortuguero hotel. Take an afternoon tour of Tortuguero, including the Turtle Conservation Museum and the village. Enjoy a boat ride through the leafy canals back to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 3: Tortuguero

Take a trip to Tortuguero Hill to enjoy the views, or take a boat trip along Tortuguero's canals. Enjoy lunch at the hotel and the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, why not take the opportunity to see turtles spawning on the beach (July to September). (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Tortuguero - Guapiles - Arenal

Set off for the charming city of Guapiles, arriving in time for lunch. Then, continue to La Fortuna, where the Arenal Volcano is located. Arrive at your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Arenal

Spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, take a guided hike to the Arenal Volcano, discovering the abundance of flora and fauna along the way. After the hike, you've the option to head to one of the area's hot springs (£102 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Arenal

Take an excursion to the Hanging Bridges to take in volcano views from the treetops, traversing a combination of trails and hanging bridges which criss-cross the cloud forest. The afternoon is at your leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Arenal - Monteverde

Set off for Monteverde, travelling along the banks of Lake Arenal. Upon arrival, check into your hotel in Monteverde and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Take an optional Monteverde Canopy Tour (£42 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Monteverde

Today you'll venture into Curi-Cancha Biological Reserve to try to see three-toed sloths, armadillos, capuchin monkeys and elusive quetzals, with binculars or telescopes if need be. Spend the afternoon at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Monteverde

Enjoy the day at leisure in leafy Monteverde. Come evening, head off on a thrilling night walk in Aguti Reserve to discover the local nocturnal wildlife. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Monteverde - Manuel Antonio National Park

Set off south for Manuel Antonio, known for its rugged beaches and vivid, untouched nature, from reptiles to monkeys, sloths, butterflies and birds. On arrival, check into your hotel and rest. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Manuel Antonio National Park

You'll embark on a two-mile hike in the national park today, to experience one of the planet's most unspoilt beaches, fringed by blooming rainforest. Enjoy a swim here, before returning to relax at the hotel. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 12: Manuel Antonio National Park

Spend the day at leisure, lazing on Crusoe-style beaches, or opt for a catamaran tour with some snorkelling for a chance to discover unique sealife (£56 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: Manuel Antonio National Park - San José

Transfer back to Costa Rica's capital of San José and spend some time at leisure. You've the option to join a San José city tour (£57 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 14: San José - UK

Transfer to the airport to catch an overnight flight back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

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