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 with your family 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:
➣ Caribe Sur
➣ Manuel Antonio
➣ Lots of wildlife (flora and fauna)
➣ Caribbean South beaches
➣ Arenal Volcano & hot springs
➣ Monteverde Cloud Forest and Canopy
➣ Manuel Antonio National Park
Price US $1,901 per adult person (price includes one child younger than 12 years old).
Could change depending on seasons.
✓ Airport transfer - hotel and assistance
✓ 1 night at San Jose hotel
✓ 2 nights at Puerto Viejo hotel
✓ 2 nights at Arenal hotel
✓ 2 nights at Monteverde hotel
✓ 3 nights at Manuel Antonio hotel
✓ Daily breakfast
✓ Tourist scheduled Transfers
✓ Snorkelling Tour at Cahuita National Park
✓ Canopy Tour in Monteverde
✓ Manuel Antonio National Park
✓ Service and hotel taxes
✓ Price from US $ 1,901 per adult person (price includes one child younger than 12 years old). 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 – PUERTO VIEJO
Breakfast. Departure to Caribbean South. Accommodation.
DAY 3: CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK SNORKELLING & HIKING TOUR
A wonderous journey through the Cahuita National Park´s reefs, abundant of marine life, followed by a guided interpretation of the National Park´s trails. This activity is very enjoyed by children. You will meet your captain and guide who will take you by boat to the coral reef where you will go snorkelling for two hours at two different points in the Cahuita National Park, where the reef will surprise you with its abundant marine life. Afterwards you will go to the beach to rest and have a snack of tropical fruit. Next you will start a 1½ hour guided hike through the National Park. This National Park is a combination of beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and a tropical rainforest where you can easily observe many species of monkeys, sloths, frogs, butterflies and more. The coral reef of this park includes about 240 natural habitats. There are 123 different species of fishes, 44 species of crustaceans, 140 shellfish and 1281 various algae that have been identified so far. You also can observe 35 different coral species such as fire coral, and the red and black coral which is unique to this area. At the end of the hike, the car will take you back to your hotel in Puerto Viejo. Accommodation.
DAY 4: CAHUITA – ARENAL
Breakfast. Departure to Arenal Volcano. Accommodation.
DAY 5: 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, Kayaks tours, Low Level Hiking Tour, MTB Bike Tours with different routes and for all ages. Accommodation.
DAY 6: ARENAL – MONTEVERDE
Breakfast. Departure to Cloud Forest in Monteverde. Accommodation.
DAY 7: CANOPY TOUR
Get your heart pounding by taking a zipline ride through the Costa Rican forest canopy. Along cables slung between canyons, admire incredible views, fly over and in between trees to feel an adrenaline rush like no other. Sky Trek or Canopy is a thrilling zip line circuit that starts riding an open-air gondola from the ground to the heights where you’ll be dropped off at an observation area for fantastic views. From this area, you will start riding down on a zip line track stretching across canyons and in between treetops, the exhilarating adventure of zip lining down the mountainside begins; ultimately returning you to the starting point at the main building. This is the most thrilling zip line in the country. You can combine this exciting adventure with other activities such as: Hanging Bridges Tour, Day or night tour to the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, visit to the frogs and snake’s observatory, Hummingbird Farm, Rappelling in waterfalls, Horseback Tour, bats tour at night, Bird Sanctuary and Night tours through the forest. Accommodation.
DAY 8: MONTEVERDE – MANUEL ANTONIO
Breakfast. Departure to Manuel Antonio in the Central Pacific. Accommodation.
DAY 9: 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 10: 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 Tour, Sailboat Tour, boat ride or Kayak in the Isla Damas Estuary, Dolphin Tour, or take a parasailing tour on the beach. Accommodation.
DAY 11: MANUEL ANTONIO – SAN JOSE
Breakfast. Departure to hotel in San Jose. Accommodation.
DAY 12: RETURN
Breakfast. Departure to Juan Santamaria International Airport.
** This trip can be modified with more or less travel days according to your need.