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Costa Rica Pure Vida - 10 Days

Costa Rica Pure Vida

Health and Wellness(Yoga) Adventure

DESTINATION: Costa Rica, Central America  DATES: Mar 20th – Mar 29th 2020  VIEW/DOWNLOAD 2 PGE FLYER PDF

VISITING: Liberia – Arenal – Tabacon Hot Springs – Monteverde Cloud Forest – Nosara – Liberia

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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Magnificent Arenal Volcano views
  • Rancho Margot Organic Farm Tour
  • Walking Hanging Bridges tour through Mistico Park
  • Night Tour of Tropical Rain Forest
  • Visit to Tabacon Hot Springs with OPTIONAL massage treatment
  • Bird watching at famous Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Scenic stops at Café & Macadamia restaurant or El Trapiche restaurant
  • Visit to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
  • 2-Hour Kayak River Tour
  • 2 Yoga Sessions per day at the Olas Verdes Hotel
  • Hiking and cycling activities, free bike rental at Olas Verdes Hotel
  • Farewell dinner at Rancho Tico Restaurant in Nosara
  • Enriching Lives Exclusive: Pack For A Purpose – Visit to the Las Delicias de Garza

Day 1
Day 1: Fri 20th Mar 2020 Arrival to Liberia - El Castillo, Arenal

Arrival to Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR). You will be warmly met and greeted by your guide who will assist and transfer you to your hotel.

This transfer will be a group arrival transfer, if any passenger comes in a different flight it needs to be arranged separately.Check in at Rancho Margot. Lunch included upon arrival in Rancho.

La Fortuna de San Carlos which is the house of one of the most beautiful volcanoes of the world, cloud forests, a lake world-famous for windsurfing and an incredibly diverse population of wildlife is just part of what you will find in this amazing area of Costa Rica. Near the volcano, you will find the largest lake in Costa Rica, Lake Arenal.

Dinner at Rancho Margot.

Overnight: El Castillo - Rancho Margot Lodge – Deluxe Room

Featuring an extensive garden, furnished terraces with natural pools and rainforest-mountains views, the eco-friendly Rancho Margot is 700 m from Caño Negro River and 3 km from Arenal Lake. The accommodations regionally furnished and decorated offer a fan, mosquito screens and a seating area. They also include garden and volcano views. The bathrooms have hot water showers. Homemade soap, linens and towels included. The organic meals served at Rancho Margot and buffet-style breakfast are included with the package.

Meals: L, D

Day 2
Day 2: Sat 21th Mar 2020 Arenal

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast the group will get involved at Rancho Margot Sustainable Farm. The “Ranch Tour” consist an informative walking tour. Learn about how the ranch began as pastureland and has now been transformed into an oasis of knowledge on sustainability. Observe the variety of unique systems created to produce all of the hot water and cooking gas needed on the ranch by taking advantage of organic matter turning into compost. Learn about making electricity from renewable power.

Lunch included at the ranch.

Enjoy the magnificent Arenal Volcano views while strolling comfortably through the beautiful Tropical Rain Forest at Mistico Park surrounded with lush nature and wildlife. A naturalist guide will show and explain what the visitors will see in the 16 bridges (10 regular bridges and 6 Hanging Bridges).

The bridges’ total length is 3,2 km. Some of the bridges are: Waterfall Hanging Bridge (length: 92 m, and height: 45 m), Arenal View Hanging Bridge (length: 75 m, and height: 45 m), Mistico Bridge (length: 10 m, and height: 3 m), and the park’s longest bridge, Tayra Hanging Bridge (length: 97 m, and height: 24 m). Walk across the Hanging Bridges and gaze at a 18 meters (60 feet) waterfall within a comfortable non-slippery trail without steps, and acquire a once in a lifetime bracing adventure.

Dinner served at Rancho Margot.

Night Tour at 7pm. The group will have the opportunity to experience the Tropical Rain Forest in a different perspective and learning how the nature works when the sun sets. More than half of the species of animals that live in the rain forest are nocturnal.

Return to hotel.

Overnight: El Castillo - Rancho Margot Lodge – Deluxe Room

Meals: B, L, D

Day 3
Day 3: Sun 22nd Mar 2020 Arenal

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning at leisure to enjoy the area and property facilities.

Lunch served at Rancho Margot.

In the afternoon Relax in one of the best thermal water places in the area where you will be able to enjoy an optional massage or other special treatment that must be reserved ahead of time.

Tabacon Hot Springs is served by five main springs source highly mineralized water that is heated underground by the Arenal Volcano’s magma. Thousands of gallons of this perfect water naturally emanate every minute. The thermal water flows throughout the resort, forming the Tabacon River.

You will find dozens of cascading waterfalls and warm pools along the riverbed, of varying temperatures, water flows and degree of privacy. Dinner included.

Return and have a dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: El Castillo - Rancho Margot Lodge – Deluxe Room

Meals: B, L, D

Day 4
Day 4: Mon 23rd Mar 2020 Arenal - Monteverde

Breakfast at the hotel.

After check out depart to the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest, which was founded about 40 years ago by a small group of conservation-minded Quakers who were looking for a peaceful place to live. Its Cloud Forest Reserve is one of the most outstanding wild life sanctuaries in the tropics. This high elevation rain forest offers miles of trails with excellent opportunities for bird watching. The resplendent Quetzal is often sighted up here (mostly January to July).

Lunch on the way.

During this transfer you will have the opportunity for scenic stops at Café & Macadamia restaurant or at El Trapiche restaurant.

Overnight: Monteverde - Hotel Fonda Vela - Junior Suite room

Offering an indoor pool and a restaurant, Hotel Fonda Vela is located in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Free WiFi access and private parking are available. Each room here will provide you with a TV, a minibar and satellite channels. Private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer. Extras include a sofa. At Hotel Fonda Vela you will find a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk and laundry facilities. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including hiking. You will find beautiful gardens with a variety of places to go bird watching. A view of the Nicoya gulf is also offered.

Meals: B, L

Day 5
Day 5: Tue 24th Mar 2020 Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby for a visit to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. The reserve is among the most famous reserves in the world for its biodiversity, conservation, contributions, and scientific researches. You will hike through the well-marked-trails, waterfalls, rivers, and the observation area of the park. If you are lucky you might spot a "Quetzal", one of the most beautiful birds in the world. It has an extension of 3,500 hectares, and was chosen in 2007 as one of the Seven Wonders of Costa Rica.

The geographical, topographical, and climatic conditions of the Monteverde Reserve have conditioned the surprising biodiversity found there. In its forests are present four ecological "Life Zones", which give rise to different ecosystems inhabited by hundreds of species of mammals, birds, butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, insects, spiders, mosses, epiphytes, lianas, and other plants and trees typical of the Cloud Forest.

Overnight: Monteverde - Hotel Fonda Vela, Junior Suite room

Meals: B

Day 6
Day 6: Wed 25th Mar 2020 Monteverde - Nosara

Breakfast at the hotel.

After check out, say good bye to the Monteverde area and continue your journey to the Nosara Beach on a 5 hours transfer (approx.)

Afternoon is at leisure.

Overnight: Nosara - Olas Verdes Hotel - Luxury Suites

Olas Verdes Hotel features free bikes, outdoor swimming pool, a garden and bar in Nosara. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi. The units at the hotel come with a seating area. At Olas Verdes Hotel, every room includes air conditioning and a private bathroom. The accommodation offers a continental or Full English/Irish breakfast. Hiking and cycling are among the activities that guests of Olas Verdes Hotel can find nearby.

Meals: B

Day 7
Day 7: Thu 26th Mar 2020 Nosara

Breakfast at the hotel.

2 Yoga Sessions included in the hotel (one at morning and other one in the afternoon).

After breakfast, depart for our Enriching Lives Exclusive: Visit to our Pack for a Purpose project at the Las Delicias de Garza School. This educational institution has over thirty-five students attending kindergarten through sixth grade. The school serves children from ages 3 through 12 years old. We work hand-in-hand with the Olas Verdes Hotel, to support the education of these children by providing them with tools that facilitates their human and educational growth. We’ll also have the heart-warming opportunity to sit with these children and interact with them.

For a complete list of the suppliers they need the most, please visit:

www.packforapurpose.org/destinations/central-america/costa-rica/olas-verdes-hotel.

Also, in preparation for packing, please visit:

www.packforapurpose.org/how-to-pack.

Stop for lunch, (at own expense) at a unique, local beachside restaurant.

Afternoon and evening at leisure.

Overnight: Nosara - Olas Verdes Hotel - Luxury Suites

Meals: B

Day 8
Day 8: Fri 27th Mar 2020 Nosara

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby for 2-Hour-Kayak-River-Tour this activity begins at the Mouth of the River Nosara (BOCA). Here two rivers meet each other, the Río Nosara and the Rio Montaña. First you paddle up the beautiful wide open Rio Nosara. There you have a good chance to see Herons, Ospreys, Roseate Spoonbills, Kingfishers and a lot more of these beautiful birds. With a little bit luck, you will see along the riverside for example Howler Monkeys, big Iguanas or Crocodiles. In the Rio Montaña you will come to a different world. You paddle your kayak through the big 250 years old mangroves.

A wonderful experience you never will forget. It will be a very relaxed boat ride that takes you away from all the stress and shows you a hidden paradise.

2 Yoga Sessions included in the hotel (one at morning and other one in the afternoon).

Farewell dinner at Rancho Tico Restaurant in Nosara.

Overnight: Nosara - Olas Verdes Hotel - Luxury Suites

Meals: B, D

Day 9
Day 9: Sat 28th Mar 2020 Nosara - Liberia

Breakfast at the hotel.

After check out, a 2.45 hours (Approx.) transfer will bring you to Liberia area.

Located in the province of Guanacaste, Liberia has become a popular tourist spot: it has an international airport, modern churches, an authentic colonial atmosphere, and history, which makes the city an exciting place to visit. In addition to taking a look at the daily life of an authentic Costa Rican city, those who stay in Liberia can also enjoy good food, celebrations, and local places. Some of the most important things you need to experience while in Liberia include obtaining cane juice (sugar cane juice) and flakes (snow cones) from locals.

Check in at the hotel.

Overnight: Liberia - Hilton Garden Liberia – Standard Room

This hotel is located opposite Daniel Oduber International Airport and features an international restaurant, outdoor pool and modern rooms with 32-inch LCD TV. Decorated in neutral colors with dark wood furniture, each stylish room at the Hilton Garden Inn offers free Wi-Fi and an iPod docking station. A microwave and fridge are also provided.The Garden Restaurant and Bar offers a full menu for lunch and dinner. Snacks are available at the 24-hour convenience store.Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport has a well-equipped gym and a full-service business center with multiple computer stations.

Meals: B

Day 10
Day 10: Sun 29th Mar 2020 Depart Liberia

Breakfast at the hotel.

After check out, board your private transportation for 5 minutes transfer to the Daniel Oduber International Airport. Connect in time with your international flight back home.

According to your flight departure, you will be transferred to Juan Santamaria International airport, in order to make the check in for your international flight. Check-in must be made 3 hours prior to the flight departure.

Meals: B

Bon Voyage!

***End of Our Service***

Included:

  • Meet and greet at the Daniel Oduber International Airport
  • Airport porterage
  • 3 Nights at Rancho Margot Lodge, Deluxe room.
  • 2 Nights at Fonda Vela hotel, Junior Suite room
  • 3 nights at Olas Verdes Hotel, Luxury Suite Room
  • 1 night at Hilton Garden Inn Liberia, Standard Room
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Rancho tour at Rancho Margot
  • Night tour at Rancho Margot
  • 2 hours of yoga per person per day in Rancho Margot
  • Tabacón Grand Spa & thermal Resort
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Boca Nosara Wildlife Kayak tour
  • 2 yoga sessions per person per day in Olas Verdes Hotel
  • Meals as specified in the program: Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Bottled water to refill everyday
  • All current taxes
  • All transfers on deluxe A/C motor coach
  • 10 days of bilingual Guide
  • Bilingual guide for departure transfer
  • 10 Days of private transportation on a deluxe A/C motor coach
  • 10 Days of private English speaking naturalist guide

Not Included:

  • International airfare
  • Visa Fees (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Optional sightseeing
  • Departure taxes (subject to change)
  • Additional meals and beverages
  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone calls, room service, etc.
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Donation to social charity foundations
  • Peak or festive surcharge (if applicable)
  • Local hotel/city tax (if applicable)
  • Any item not listed under included

LAND ONLY COSTS: (International Airfare Available Upon Request)

Per person on double occupancy: CAD $4595

Single supplement: CAD $695

Minimum passengers: 10 / Maximum passengers: 20

Deposit: $300 at time of booking

Balance due: 90 days prior to departure date


Hotels used (or similar):
LOCATION: ACCOMMODATION: CATEGORY: DURATION:
EL CASTILLO Rancho Margot Eco Lodge Superior First Class 3 Nights
MONTEVERDE Hotel Fonda Vela Superior First Class 2 Nights
NOSARA Olas Verdes Hotel Superior First Class 3 Nights
LIBERIA Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport Superior First Class 1 Night


***All pricing is in Canadian dollars***

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Terms and Conditions

Guaranteed Room mate Match Program: If you don’t have a travelling companion, WOW will match you up with a suitable roommate. We guarantee this match program.

Accommodations: Superior First Class hotels in central areas (where applicable).

More inclusions: meals, unique experiences and a personalized host who will pamper you and look after every detail.

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Trip Facts

  • Costa Rica, Central America
  • Liberia - Arenal - Tabacon Hot Springs - Monteverde Cloud Forest - Nosara - Liberia
  • Fri 20th March 2020
  • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches & 4 dinners
  • 9 Nights per Hotels Mentioned or similar

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