Trip to Costa Rica: San Jose, La Fortuna, Playa Carrillo and Rincón de la Vieja
July 6 - July 13$1000 – $1799
Trip to Costa Rica
July 6th – July 13th, 2019
$1799 if paid by credit card*
$1774 if paid by check**
*Price based on double occupancy. See description for single rates.
**Check price valid if all payments, other than the initial deposit, are paid by check.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- 8 days, 7 nights (5 nights in hotels, 2 in Eco Lodge)
- All transportation to and from included activities
- Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour (Sarapiquí)
- Hot Springs Soak (La Fortuna)
- Volcanic Mud Bath and Hot Springs (Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park) – Arrival transfer
- Four yoga classes
- Surf lesson
- 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- International Airfare
- Optional Excursions
- Meals not indicated
- Travel Insurance (Required)
- Costa Rica Airport Exit Tax ($29)
- Gratuities for tour guide, drivers, chambermaids, restaurant staff, porters, etc.
Join Professionals in the City for
8 days, 7 nights in Costa Rica!
Take a week to treat yourself in the stunning tropical paradise of Costa Rica. This trip was designed to feed your soul and help you to relax in an serene setting. With plenty of time between transfers and some truly inspiring locations, this vacation is like no other.
Meditate or join a yoga class at the base of the Arenal Volcano. Sip some coffee in the serene environment of a local coffee plantation while enjoying the company of the hospitable locals. Pamper yourself with a volcanic mud bath and let the stress melt away in the hot springs. End the trip with a soak in the warm sun at a soft beach devoid of nearly any buildings in sight. This is the vacation you take when vacationing seems too stressful.
We can’t wait to see you in the warm tropical paradise of Costa Rica!
July 6th, Day 1:
Arrive today at any time and make your way to your first hotel in San Jose. Take the rest of the day to stretch out from your flight and explore San Jose on your own before a meet and greet with the group at your hotel around 5 PM.
July 7th, Day 2:
After breakfast we will load up and head out for Sarapiquí where we will visit the Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. We will get the chance to sample some products, chat with the locals and learn about the impact this project has had on the community
After a quick pick me up from the plantation we head to the adventure capital of Costa Rica, La Fortuna. After check in, join the group for the first included yoga session in the tranquil setting overlooking Arenal Volcano.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
July 8th, Day 3:
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we venture off for the nearby Lake Arenal. Head out with your instructor for a stand-up paddle board yoga class. After your relaxing yoga session you will have some free time to explore on your own. Take a trip just outside of La Fortuna to scale a 200ft waterfall and swim in the beautiful pools below. Go canyoning and rappel down the face of a rushing waterfall, or head over to the 2 mile long rope bridge trail. With one of the bridges reaching over 60 M above a gorge, here is where you will get some amazing pictures of the landscape, wildlife and foliage. In the evening, visit nearby hot springs for a relaxing soak in the thermal waters before heading back to your hotel to rest your bones.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
July 9th, Day 4:
After breakfast at the hotel, load up and head out on your private transfer to the Guanacaste province and Rincón de la Vieja National Park. After arriving, join the group for an afternoon yoga session on the grounds of the eco-lodge before free time to relax or explore the great outdoors.
Home to two volcanoes, Rincón de la Vieja is the epitome of Costa Rica: lush jungle, extensive flora and fauna, bubbling mud pools next to volcanic thermal waters, and an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
July 10th, Day 5:
Enjoy a day of exploring Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Start by taking a short hike to one of the volcanic mud pools in the area. After a rejuvenating exfoliation with the volcanic mud, rinse off at nearby thermal pools.
This afternoon is yours to explore. Spend some time enjoying the park or the lodge before dinner with the group. Some optional activities are signing up for a spa package that utilizes the nearby volcanic mud or zip through the forest canopy and experience Costa Rica from a quick but unique perspective on a zip line tour. If the hot springs are calling you back, you can always head out to the Rio Negro Hot Springs and float down the river into each of the 10 man-made, volcano heated pools.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
July 11th, Day 6:
Enjoy breakfast with your fellow travelers before heading out to the sleepy beach town of Playa Carrillo on the Nicoya Peninsula to enjoy the views of the Pacific Ocean. Known for being less busy than other beaches along the coast, Playa Carrillo is perfect for rest and relaxation as there are few distractions and minimal noise. The beach itself has no buildings, hotels or restaurants, and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.
Take part in a sunset yoga class overlooking the picture perfect crescent bay of Playa Carrillo. Then, the night is yours to enjoy exploring this peaceful beach town.
Meals Included: Breakfast
July 12th, Day 7:
Start your day with a morning yoga class on the beach before enjoying breakfast. After enjoying your accommodations for a bit, head over to take part in your included surf lesson. Get the hang of it with beginner waves and expert teachers.
The rest of the day is yours to enjoy the beach, meditate or reflect back on the past weeks journey. You can keep the adventure going by signing up for an optional paddle boarding excursion through the Pacific Ocean or a snorkeling adventure in the calm waters off the coast.
Meals Included: Breakfast
July 13th, Day 8:
Grab some breakfast and pack up. Today is departure day. We load up and take the drive from Playa Carrillo to San Jose. Make sure to book your flight in the later evening or inquire about staying an additional night in San Jose. We are pretty sure you won’t want to leave, but the tour end today. At least you know you spoiled yourself as much as possible in those past 7 days.
Meals Included: Breakfast
This trip does not include an international flight. If you would like Professionals in the City to assist you in booking your flight, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org after placing your deposit.
- Please arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight’s scheduled departure time.
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- Please wait for your trip forms to arrive before booking your flight
If you would like us to pair you with a roommate, please indicate in your response to your trip registration email. We do our best to pair roommates, although there is no guarantee. If we are unable to pair you, you would need to upgrade to a single supplement.
A single supplement is available for an additional fee of $869. If you would like to sign up for a single supplement, please indicate this in response to your registration email.
After you make your initial $1000 deposit, the final payment of the remaining balance is due on April 30th, 2019.
Cancellations prior to April 30th, 2019 will be subject to a $1000 cancellation charge. There will be no refund issued in case of a cancellation on or after April 30th, 2019.
A valid passport will be required of all passengers (please verify that your passport will be valid six months beyond your returned date to the United States). Please complete your Trip Information Form (will be e-mailed to you after registration) immediately upon receipt and return to Professionals in the City for verification.
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All itineraries and accommodations are subject to modification. The prices listed are in U.S. dollars per person and based on double occupancy.