Best of Costa Rica

The Best of Costa Rica

The Best of Costa Rica tour is one that earns its name. Visiting the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, you will enjoy great accommodations, bilingual guides, and more on this exciting Costa Rica adventure.

Adventure InnDay 1:  Welcome to Costa Rica!  Upon arrival to San Jose International Airport, you will be greeted by a Pacific Trade Winds representative.  Private transportation will then be provided to the 3 Star Adventure Inn, located in Ciudad Cariari. During your stay, you will enjoy a Standard room, equipped with 2 Double, Orthopedic beds, Air-conditioning, Cable television, Hair dryer, Coffee Maker, In-room safety deposit box, Telephone, Writing table and chairs, in-room Internet connection and Breakfast included.

(Rental Car can be substituted for provided transportation. Please see below for difference in pricing.)

Included Meals: 0 on Day 1 / **Itinerary is shown in Superior Hotel Class.

Wonders of Costa Rica Day 2: Today you will see the Wonders of Costa Rica all combined into one exciting and full day. Our Best of Costa Rica Tour, includes: Visit to Poas Volcano, guided tour through La Paz Waterfalls & Gardens, Hummingbird Gallery and Doka Coffee Plantation. This all day action packed tour includes Lunch.


Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

The Falls ResortDay 3: Transportation will be provided to The Falls Resort located in Manuel Antonio. This new resort offers a refreshing approach to luxury accommodations in Manuel Antonio. The resort is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and waterfalls, providing a serene environment and splendid views. During your stay, you will enjoy a standard Suite equipped with king size bed, full bath with large walk in shower, cable television with DVD, mini-bar, overhead fan, air conditioning, covered porch with sitting area and a hammock for relaxation.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Manuel Antonio National ParkDay 4: A bilingual naturalist guide will lead you on a tour of discovery through Manuel Antonio National Park. Along the way your guide will point out the abundant wildlife, flora & fauna. This park plays a vital role in the global environment as it is home to a wide variety of endangered species.


Included Meals: Breakfast

Manuel Antonio BeachDay 5: Enjoy a relaxing day on one of the most beautiful tropical beaches in the world. Take a dip in the crystal clear blue waters of the South Pacific. Bask in the warm rays of the tropical sun, as you listen to the waves crashing and howler monkeys, (well howling) in the background.


Included Meals: Breakfast

Catamaran CruiseDay 6: Today you will go on a Catamaran Cruise Coastal Adventure through coastal waters. This is a great way to possibly observe whales, dolphins & sea turtles.  After cruising along the beautiful shores of Manuel Antonio, you will stop at a secluded beach to Snorkel above a Tropical, Coral Reef and enjoy a provided lunch.


Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel FicusDay 7: Transportation will be provide to Hotel Ficus. During your stay, you will enjoy a Deluxe room equipped with 2 double beds, telephone, bathtub, cable television, coffee maker, in room safe and balcony. Breakfast included daily.



Included Meals: Breakfast

canopy ziplineDay 8: You will soar through the tree tops of the Cloud Forest on your canopy zipline adventure. This high flying, high speed canopy course consists of 16 ziplines, 1 rappel and a giant tarzan swing!!! The canopy zipline is a one of a kind adrenaline packed tour which is Costa Rica’s most popular adventure activity with thousands participating annually.


Included Meals: Breakfast

Monteverde Cloud Forest ReserveDay 9: A bilingual naturalist guide will lead you on an easy hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Your guide will point out and describe many endangered species, as well as educate you on the importance of sustaining this vital reserve. At an average elevation of 1,400 meters, this forest is home to numerous species of wildlife, unique to this area.


Included Meals: Breakfast

Arenal Springs ResortDay 10: Our famous Land-Boat-Land transportation to La Fortuna. After crossing Arenal Lake which provides some of the best photo ops of the imposing volcano, you will be brought to the 4 Star Arenal Springs Resort located in La Fortuna.  This fun little tourist town is located in the shadow of the imposing Arenal Volcano.  During your stay, you will enjoy a Junior Suite equipped with king or queen size beds, A/C, cable TV, ceiling fan, refrigerator, telephone, security box, hair dryer, and Terrace with an amazing view of Arenal Volcano.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Safari FloatDay 11: Professional bilingual guides will lead you through class I (less than) rapids on your Safari Float. This fun filled adventure will provide plenty of memories and the feel of whitewater rafting without the rapids. Along the way, your guide will point out the abundant wildlife that inhabits the river’s edge.


Included Meals: Breakfast

La Fortuna WaterfallsDay 12. Today you will go on a horseback ride to La Fortuna Waterfalls. Bring your cameras for this one! The waterfall is impressive at 150 ft tall. With beautiful flora & fauna, abundant wildlife and unsurpassed geological beauty, you will create a memory for many years to come.


Included Meals: Breakfast

Arenal Springs Resort Hot SpringsDay 13: In the afternoon, you will go on an easy hike through the rainforest, with a bilingual naturalist guide who will point out the abundant wildlife, flora and fauna.  When you reach the clearing, you will be at the closest observation point to Arenal Volcano.  After observing the volcano for a little while you will be brought back to Arenal Springs Resort where you will be able to enjoy the resort hot springs.


Included Meals: Breakfast

San Jose International AirportDay 14: Private transportation will be provided to San Jose International Airport scheduled to arrive 3 hours prior to your departure.

Pura Vida!!!


Included Meals: Breakfast

Included in the Best of Costa Rica Vacation:Costa Rica Vacations

  • Travel Assistance while in Costa Rica
  • Airport Greeting
  • All Domestic Transportation
  • Best of Costa Rica Tour
  • Manuel Antonio National Park Tour
  • Canopy Zipline Adventure
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Land – Boat – Land transportation to La Fortuna
  • Safari Float
  • Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfalls
  • Arenal Volcano Tour
  • Unlimited Complimentary Use of Hot Springs at Arenal Springs Resort
  • 2 Nights Adventure Inn – Cariari
  • 4 Nights Falls Resort – Manuel Antonio
  • 3 Nights Hotel Ficus – Monteverde
  • 4 Nights at Arenal Springs Resort – La Fortuna
  • 13 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch

(Superior Hotel Class Version)

Based on availability, this Private Vacation can be started on any date.

Limited time offers: Many of our Costa Rica vacation packages are now available at low discounted rates for a limited time only. These rates are only available through Pacific Trade Winds S.A., based on special agreements we have with each of the respective providers. Once the guest quotas have been met, this special offer will no longer be available. Discount Rates are only available to first five room reservations per calendar date.
Call Now Toll Free 1-866-853-9426.

May 1 – November 30, 2013 and 2014
Promotional rates apply ONLY to the first 5 reservations per calendar date.

Occupancy Provided Transportation 4×4 Rental Car
Class Tourist Superior Luxury Tourist Superior Luxury
Double $ 1,699 $ 1,799
Triple $ 1,599 O.R. $ 1,699
Quadruple $ 1,499 $ 1,599
Single $ 2,649 O.R. $ 2,799
Child under 10 years $ 999 O.R. $ 999


December 1 – December 20, 2013 and January 5 –  April 30, 2014
Promotional rates apply ONLY to the first 5 reservations per calendar date.

Occupancy Provided Transportation 4×4 Rental Car
Class Tourist Superior Luxury Tourist Superior Luxury
Double $ 1,799 $ 1,899
Triple $ 1,699 O.R. $ 1,799
Quadruple $ 1,599 $ 1,699
Single $ 2,749 O.R. $ 2,899
Child under 10 years $ 999 O.R. $ 999


Regular Non-Promotional Rates

Occupancy Provided Transportation 4×4 Rental Car
Class Tourist Superior Luxury Tourist Superior Luxury
Double $ 1,899 $ 1,999
Triple $ 1,799 $ 1,899
Quadruple $ 1,699 $ 1,799
Single $ 2,899 $ 2,999
Child under 10 years $ 1,199 $ 1,199
  • Rates are in U.S. dollars, per person, based on occupancy
  • Prices Include Sales and Turismo Taxes
  • Children’s rates are based on staying with 2 adults in shared occupancy
  • Car Rental rate includes 4×4 compact SUV with Manual Transmission and Unlimited Mileage, CDW, Mandatory Basic Insurance and Plates. (Valid credit card with available space of up to $750-1,500 must be presented upon signing for the rental vehicle, deposit varies on vehicle type)


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