Costa Rica is considered one of the happiest places in the world and one of the most beautiful to visit. In addition, it is one of the safest countries in Latin America to travel. Costa Rica is one of the destinations most frequented by the LGBT+ community in Central America. And it has been crowned as one of the most recommended LGBT+ destinations. It is characterized by being welcoming, hospitable and respectful of diversity. There are more and more hotels, places and specialized services for the community and nowadays it has a greater acceptance. Costa Rica is a country where the way of life of others is respected and people make you feel welcome and safe from the moment you arrive. As a tourist destination, it has been a pioneer in ecotourism, exploitation and development of its multiple natural resources in a sustainable way. The biodiversity that it has in such a small geographical space makes it a natural paradise. Costa Rica has been chosen, and for the first time in America, for the International Lesbian Festival, that shows the security the country offers. Although gay marriage is not yet legal in Costa Rica, it is a perfect and safe destination for your trip as a couple, a trip of friends, a family trip, for celebrating your wedding, and it is an excellent option to enjoy your LGBT+ honeymoon escape. This trip has been designed so that you can enjoy this beautiful country and its natural beauty in a safe way. Travel with us and enjoy unique and unforgettable experiences in Costa Rica!
Places to Visit:
➣ Drake Bay & Corcovado
➣ Manuel Antonio
➣ Lots of wildlife (flora and fauna)
➣ Corcovado National Park
➣ Manuel Antonio National Park
➣ Arenal Volcano & hot springs
Price US $ 2.324 per person. Could change depending on seasons.
✓ Airport transfer - hotel and assistance
✓ 1 night at San Jose hotel
✓ 2 nights at Drake Bay hotel
✓ 3 nights at Manuel Antonio hotel
✓ 2 nights at Arenal hotel
✓ 1 night at Alajuela hotel
✓ Daily breakfast
✓ Tourist scheduled Transfers
✓ Package with meals, transportation and activities in Drake Bay hotel
✓ Manuel Antonio National Park
✓ Service and hotel taxes
✓ Price from US $ 2.324 per person. Could change depending on seasons.
➣ Meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary
➣ Optional Tours
➣ Local and international calls
➣ Personal medical expenses
➣ Departure taxes (US$29 per person)
➣ Air tickets from and to Costa Rica
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO COSTA RICA
Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel in San José. Accommodation.
DAY 2: SAN JOSE – DRAKE BAY
Breakfast. Early departure and transfer from the hotel to the airport for the local flight to Bahia Drake in the Osa Peninsula. Air transfer San Jose - Drake Bay. Arrival to Drake and transfers (land and water) to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 3: CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK TOUR
This rainforest excursion is an unparalleled opportunity to explore the dense primary rainforest adjacent to San Pedrillo, Corcovado National Park’s northernmost ranger station. From the hotel, you’ll take a 25-minute boat ride along the west coast of the Osa. Once at the beach, we will begin our rainforest journey. During the morning hike, the certified guide will point out many of the diverse species along the trail You may see white-faced, spider and howler monkeys, white-lipped peccaries, scarlet macaws, coati, and countless other birds and insects. The trails are clearly marked and easy to navigate, ascending and descending through the primary rainforest. After the morning hike and a break for lunch, you will have the opportunity to hike to a beautiful waterfall. Along the way to the falls you will have another chance for your guide to point out more of the bio diverse flora and fauna. The waterfalls offer the perfect opportunity to relax, take a refreshing swim in the cool fresh water, and take some magnificent pictures of this beautiful area. After some time at the falls, we will return to the ranger station to catch the boat back to the hotel, and on the way, if we are lucky, we may have the chance to see dolphins breaching and spinning in the ocean. Accommodation.
DAY 4: DRAKE BAY – MANUEL ANTONIO
Breakfast. Departure by water transfer to Sierpe to take the tourist transfer to Manuel Antonio in the Central Pacific. Accommodation.
DAY 5: MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK TOUR
Explore the pristine natural beauty of this world-famous national park filled with exotic wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, birds, reptiles and butterflies. Your picturesque 2-mile hike will take you to one of the beaches named most beautiful in the world by Forbes magazine. Experience the lush rainforest behind you, white sandy beaches below, and crystalline blue waters during this refreshing 20-minute beach stop. Have your camera ready, as your knowledgeable guide sets his trained eyes on diverse flora and fauna for you to capture along the way. Additionally, take advantage of the telescope’s guides are equipped with to make those images in your memories and photographs even crisper. Accommodation.
DAY 6: MANUEL ANTONIO
Enjoy a day of beach and nature within the Manuel Antonio National Park. It is one of the smallest and most popular national parks in Costa Rica. In Manuel Antonio you can enjoy a relaxing day on one of the four beaches or take a walk through the vibrant green tropical jungle. From natural pools of sea water with crustaceans to species of monkeys in danger of extinction and impressive panoramic views. In addition, you can enjoy other exciting activities such as rafting Tou, Sailboat Tour, boat ride or Kayak in the Isla Damas Estuary, Dolphin Tour, or take a paragliding tour on the beach. Accommodation.
DAY 7: MANUEL ANTONIO – ARENAL
Breakfast. Departure to Arenal Volcano. Accommodation.
DAY 8: ARENAL
Arenal Volcano area is an exuberant destination, which combines adventure with nature. Among the activities you can enjoy are: Arenal Volcano National Park Tour, enjoy the relaxing hot springs, boat or kayak tour to Caño Negro Wetland where you can enjoy a variety of waterfowl, Hanging Bridges Tour, Cable Car with views to the imposing Volcano and Arenal Lake, Tour to the La Fortuna Waterfall, Rappel and Canyoning Tours, Low Level Hiking Tour, MTB Bike Tours with different routes and for all ages. Accommodation.
DAY 9: MANUEL ANTONIO – ALAJUELA
Breakfast. Departure to hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 10: RETURN
Breakfast. Departure to Juan Santamaria International Airport.
** This trip can be modified with more or less travel days according to your need.