Included in Tour:
- Regular transfer from Juan Santamaría International Airport to San José.
- Two (2) night accommodations at Doubletree Cariari by Hilton, San José -
One night at the beginning and one night at the end of the itinerary
- Six (6) days rental of a four-wheel-drive SUV Compact manual Car (Daihatsu Bego or similar)
Includes: Free mileage
Pick up place: San José hotel on day 2 at mid-morning
Drop off place: San José hotel on day 7 at evening
- Two (2) night accommodations at El Silencio Lodge in Bajos del Toro.
- Mystic Hiking tour in the Cloud Forest
- Three (3) night accommodations at Punta Islita Hotel
- Regular transfer from San José to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).
- 7 breakfasts.
- Sales taxes.
7 Nights - Nature, Wellness & Eco-Luxury Self-Drive
SAN JOSE -
Arrival at the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). A Swiss Travel representative will meet and greet you upon arrival and will provide you with all the necessary documentation that you will need during your vacation, such as vouchers, day-by-day itinerary, main contact information and phone numbers. Then, you will be transferred to your hotel in San Jose - approximately 20 minutes driving distance. Overnight at the selected hotel. Please note: This tour is not available for 2014 travel.
SAN JOSE - BAJOS DEL TORO CLOUD FOREST - At mid-morning your car will be delivered to the hotel and you set off to the Central Volcanic Mountain Range, specifically to the Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest. This area is located in Alajuela Province, between the Poas Volcano and the Juan Castro Blanco National Park, ideal for nature and bird lovers. The first part of the trip is adorned with the incomparable beauty of the landscapes, which includes the tropical cloud forest and its warm climate. The final portion of your journey is on rural roads, giving you more time to enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery.
You will be staying the next two nights at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, which is a friendly sanctuary surrounded by an astonishing tropical cloud forest. This is the ideal place for soft adventure - perfect for nature enthusiasts who wish to enjoy an intensely uplifting experience.
BAJOS DEL TORO CLOUD FOREST - Wake in the morning to the sound of the birds of the cloud forest and the crystal water stream running along the property. Enjoy a refreshing hike through the trails of the property- an eco-concierge will help you identify the many birds that migrate every year to this area. The hiking trails have been designed to admire the amazing mountain scenery and allow easy access to impressive waterfalls hidden in the middle of dense forest.
BAJOS DEL TORO CLOUD FOREST - PUNTA ISLITA - In the morning drive to the Guanacaste Northern Pacific Coast, specifically to the Punta Islita. The first part of the journey is adorned with the beautiful scenery of the Arenal Lake. Then, you will admire the incomparable beauty of the landscapes, which includes the tropical dry forest and its hot climate.
Punta Islita Hotel: This five-star property is located in Punta Islita, Guanacaste, which is an enclave paradise featuring spectacular ocean views, complemented by manicured tropical gardens, charming luxury, exciting activities and a genuine sustainable tourism commitment. There, you will explore the authentic Costa Rican culture and the natural beauty of the Guanacaste province.
Day 5 & 6:
PUNTA ISLITA - These days are at leisure for optional activities or to just to sit back and relax enjoying the hotel facilities and the beach. Optional activities include boat tours, zip lining, sport fishing, hikes and much more.
Day 7: PUNTA ISLITA – SAN JOSE -
Morning at your leisure to enjoy the sun and swimming at the sea. In the afternoon you will drive back to San Jose for your last night. The car hire company will collect the car from your San Jose hotel.
SAN JOSE – SJO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - According to your flight itinerary, transfer from your selected hotel in San Jose to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to board your flight back home.
Services not included: Guarantee deposit for car rental, daily insurance and fuel.
Please note: The max occupancy is 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (between ages 4 to 8 years old). Children from 0 to 3 are not allowed.
The included SUV is a manual vehicle, if an automatic vehicle is desired, an additional supplement per vehicle mush be booked at an additional charge.
Family package also available which features 2 double rooms and one large SUV full size Toyota Prado Automatic Car or similar so it designed for 4 adults wanting to travel in one car together, or families with older children, that require 2 rooms but one car. In the case of 4 adults booking this option only 2 adults will be covered to drive.
|| Hotel Name
|| Type of Room
|| Doubletree Cariari by Hilton
||4 stars plus
| Bajos del Toro
||El Silencio Lodge & Spa
| Punta Islita
|| Punta Islita Resort
|| 4 stars plus