La Fortuna, Manuel Antonio
9 Days 8 Nights
La Fortuna, Hot Springs, Caño Negro, La Fortuna Waterfall, Manuel National Park, Espadilla Beach
Day 1 Arrive to beautiful Costa Rica!
An AAA Tours or hotel representative will be at the San Jose airport waiting for you to take you to your hotel. –If you have an early flight you can travel to your first destination.
Travel Time 10 minutes
Day 2 Travel to La Fortuna & visit the Hot springs. You control the time to start each day!
La Fortuna is a rural city located in San Carlos, in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica. It’s location is approximately 6 miles from Arenal Volcano, one of Costa Rica’s active volcanoes. La Fortuna is a gateway to a magnificent waterfall that towers over 225′.
Hot Springs – Gorgeous gardens are the norm at the hot springs of Costa Rica. Sit below a cascading wall of water onto your shoulders or sit in a natural hot tub while observing the tropical flora. The thermal, pulsating water of the natural springs will leave you feeling invigorated and refreshed!
Travel Time 3 hrs
Day 3 Visit Caño Negro on a Safari boat trip
Caño Negro Safari boat trip – Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge is one of the richest sites in the world for the observation of birds. The boat trip will last for approximately 3 hours as you travel down to Rio Frio lead by a professional guide. Get your camera ready as you search the riverbanks for caimans, monkeys and a multitude of birds and other wildlife and flora.
Travel Time 1.5 hrs
Day 4 Visit La Fortuna Waterfall
La Fortuna Waterfall is one of the area’s most popular excursions besides the Arenal Volcano. The waterfall towers over 225 feet and is surrounded by dense, lush tropical rainforest and an emerald pool of water below. The hike takes approximately 20 minutes from the entrance to the base of the waterfalls offering chances to spot monkeys, toucans and other tropical creatures. Swimming is permitted so be sure to pack your swim suit and water shoes. (You must be in good physical condition to do this hike)
Travel Time 20 Min
Day 5 Travel to Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio offers the natural beauty of primary and secondary rain forest, exuberant wildlife, sparkling white sandy beaches, shimmering blue water and fresh ocean breezes. Here you might be able to see all four types of monkeys: howler, spider, white faced and the endangered squirrel money along with sloths and other tropical creatures.
Travel Time 5 hrs
Day 6 Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park: Located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, this park is a beautiful mix of forest and beach which affords one the opportunity to swim and relax and also observe up close iguanas, capuchin monkeys, raccoons, tree sloths, coatis, etc. There a several trails in this park, one of which leads to a lookout point high above the ocean shore with beautiful views of the park below.
Travel Time 10 min
Day 7 Open Day
Open Day: This day is open … you get to choose what you want to do!
Travel Time ???
Day 8 Visit Espadilla Beach & Travel to Alajuela
Espadilla Beach is a beautiful pale gray sanded beach located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The consistent waves coming from the right, pack robust swells that tantalize surfers from all over, and are of superior quality. So whether you are sunbathing or sipping a drink while basking in the sun, Espadilla Beach has something for everyone to enjoy! Sometime after lunch you will be travelling to Alajuela, close to the airport to spend the last night.
Travel Time 3.0 hrs
Day 9 Fly back home after a great time in Costa Rica!
At a time convenient to you, take the shuttle from the hotel to the airport for your return flight home with many wonderful memories of beautiful Costa Rica.
This Vacation Package is…
Price $1,359.00 plus 13% tax, per person; double occupancy room
Price $1,153,00 per person, double occupancy room (*private transportation hotel to hotel service only)
- 2 nights by the airport, first and last night, Hampton Inn (you can change this if you arrive early or departure late in the afternoon)
- 3 nights in La Fortuna area, Arenal Volcano Inn or similair, depending on availability
- 3 nights in Manuel Antonio, The Falls Resort or similair, depending on availability
- 8 Breakfasts (B) At the hotels
- 1 Lunch (L) With the Safari boat trip
- 1 Dinner (D) At the Hot springs
- Private transportation, fuel, insurance and private bilingual driver is included.
- Tour van with permits to work in tourism in Costa Rica .
Tours and Places
- La Fortuna
- Hot springs
- Safari boat trip, Cano negro.
- Manuel Antonio National Park
- Espadilla beach
- Alcoholic beverages
- Optional side tours
- Food not described in the itinerary
- Departure taxes (At the airport, $29.00 per person)
- Tips and gratuities