Imagine Costa Rica

Heredia, Monteverde, Arenal and Santa Teresa

From $3800 per person in low season
From $4900 per person in high season

based on 10 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

Based on 2 adults sharing

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  • Let the unique vibe and pure wonder of this country wash over you whilst immersing in the culture, cuisine and natural beauty that surrounds you

  • Begin your epic journey visiting the outdoor wonders of Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and La Paz Waterfall

  • Be enchanted by the breath-taking vistas of the majestic Arenal volcano and the abundance of wildlife at Caño Negro Wildlife refuge

  • Let the calm of the Nicoya Peninsula wash over you, with sandy shores and lush rainforest

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Costa Rica’s Central Valley enjoys a spring-like climate year round. In the tropical coastal areas the temperature is very warm and humid. Much of Costa Rica is covered by rainforest so expect rain at any time, but the drier season on the Pacific coast is from December to April and the rainier ‘green’ season is from May to November with the heaviest rainfall being in September and October. Christmas, New Year and Easter are incredibly popular so it is best to book well in advance.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. To start planning your vacation


Immerse yourself in the wonder of this sensational country. Discover sweeping views, unspoiled beaches and rich scenery that makes Costa Rica such a refreshing destination, offering a real flavor of Costa Rica and allowing you to discover the absolute must-see areas of the country. Start in the sleepy Central valley with its coffee plantations, zipline through the dense rainforest, trek through lush cloud forest and finish the trip by surfing the crystal blue waves at hippy-chic Santa Teresa.

  1. Fly to San Jose

  2. Days 1-3: San Jose and Central Valley

    After your flight take time to relax in at the hilltop hideaway of Finca Rosa Blanca, an organic coffee plantation in Costa Rica’s Central Valley spread across nine acres of gorgeously landscaped gardens, coffee estates and cloudforest. Feeling refreshed the following day enjoy a guided tour of Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and La Paz Waterfall, an area committed to conserving Costa Rica's biodiversity.

    Accommodation: Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort (2 nights)

  3. Days 3-6: Arenal

    Feeling refreshed, take in the sweeping views over breakfast before heading to Arenal, where the adventure begins.  At Nayara Gardens you will be awestruck by the incredible views of the majestic Arenal volcano and the lush gardens surrounding the pool area.

    During your stay join the Caño Negro Wildlife refuge boat tour, one of Cost Rica’s most biologically diverse regions, rich in wildlife and one of the best destinations for bird watching. Other excursions to consider are volcano hiking, hot springs, lake kayaking, zip-lining and walking the hanging bridges.

    Accommodation: Nayara Gardens (3 nights)

  4. Days 6-8: Monteverde

    This morning sees you head to Monteverde, home of Costa Rica's verdant cloud forest, a must-see destination for any budding or experienced birders alike, as it's here that you'll have some of the best chances of spotting the elusive and resplendent quetzal. Included in your stay is a tour of the national park with an expert naturalist guide. Discover life in the cloud forest not only at ground level but also up in the canopy as you traverse a series of hanging bridges at your own pace.

    Accommodation: Senda Monteverde (2 nights)

  5. Days 8-11: Santa Teresa

    As the end of your trip nears, it’s time to head for a calm beachside retreat at Nantipa. Sandwiched between the azure waters of the ocean and tropical rainforest, the suites are dotted in lush foliage and offer a calm beachside residence within reach of Santa Teresa.

    Take time to indulge in the relaxing ambience here, enjoy the beach and why not try your hand at some surfing. Alternatively, there is horseriding, hiking, canopy tours, fishing, or you can just lie back and relax on a sun lounger.

    Accommodation: Nantipa (3 nights)

  6. Fly home

    Your adventure comes to an end today as you transfer to the airport for your flight home.


Heredia, Monteverde, Arenal and Santa Teresa

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