Day 1 -Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica. Your private guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you 30 minutes to Xandari Plantation Inn. You’ll stay in a private Villa with great views of the Central Valley and stunning architecture surrounded by tropical gardens. Enjoy the perfect year-round climate in this quiet, romantic Inn this evening.
Day 2– After breakfast, your private guide will transfer you 3.5 hours through beautiful, mountainous countryside to Arenal Volcano and Hotel Arenal Kioro. Spend the evening watching the volcano erupt from the privacy of your spacious room or while sitting in your hot tub in the room. Arenal Kioro is the top-rated hotel in the area with excellent service and accommodations. This evening, relax in the pools at Tabacon Hot Springs surrounded by lush vegetation, enjoying a tropical drink and watching Arenal Volcano’s fireshow.
Day 3– Leave your hotel in the morning to zip through the treetops in rock-climbing harnesses on the exhilarating Lake Arenal Sky Tram/Trek Canopy Tour. This is a ski-lift going up the mountain and zip lines traversing across the Valley coming down. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure exploring the surrounding area with your private guide, then enjoy Titoku Hot Springs this evening.
Day 4 – After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of Arenal Hanging Bridges, with its trails and suspension bridges in the rainforest. Then sit back to enjoy the beautiful scenery through beautiful mountains to the Central Pacific Coast. Zephyr Palac features superlative ocean views from every room, a hot tub in every room and fresh ocean breezes from below. Few other places in the World offer such luxurious rooms surrounded by rainforest and ocean. This area features an amazing array of sights and activities, including World-class Sportfishing and golf
Day 5Explore the rainforest on foot with a guided rainforest hiketo see monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, macaws, parakeets, iguanas, and many other animals and birds.Wildlife and tropical habitat surround you as your professional guide points out and explains them.Then marvel at huge crocodiles,scarlet macaws,Jesus Christ lizards, andmany exotic birdsand plants on theJungle River CruiseThis tour along a quiet river and mangrove estuaryshowcases Costa Rica’s biodiversity.
Day 6This morning, enjoy a 3-hour Cruise on your own private yacht searching for dolphins, whales, turtles and other Marine life along the dramatic coastline of the Central Pacific Coast. Then enjoy the afternoon at your leisure shopping or exploring the area with your private guide.
Day 7– Check out of Zephyr Palace and transfer to the rainforest to seeLa Paz Waterfall Gardens. The rooms at the Peace Lodge are truly one of a kind with a fireplace opposite the king size bed, waterfall showers and exterior jetted tub overlooking the rainforest valley.Savor a great lunch buffet, then meander througha rainforest paradiseto see ahummingbird garden, orchid garden, world’s largest butterfly pavilion and 5 stunning waterfalls.
Day 8– Get up early to see one of the World’s largest craters and the elfin forest at Poas Volcano. Then enjoy a short visit to a working coffee plantation at Doka Coffee Plantation. Return to Peace Lodge to enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.
Day 9– Your private guide will drive you through coffee-covered hillsides to the San Jose airport. Depart Costa Rica with fond memories and a rejuvenated spirit.