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ELEGANT JOURNEYS

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Romantic Adventures in Costa Rica

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Journey Highlights

If you’re seeking a dynamic honeymoon with adventure and wildlife combined with more typical beach relaxation, maybe Costa Rica is the destination for you! Couples are guaranteed to be wowed by sensational scenery, astounded by incredible wildlife and inspired by the remote coastlines. After an active day hiking, zip-lining or rafting, retreat to your eco-lodge hideaway and ensconce yourselves in rainforest life. Whether staying in a traditionally styled hacienda, set within a working coffee plantation, amongst the lofty heights of the rainforest canopy or beside the Pacific Ocean, you can indulge with locally inspired spa treatments, authentic regional cuisine and delicious organic coffee. A colourful and vibrant destination, Costa Rica is bound to capture your heart and leave you with a lifetime of shared memories — rainforest experiences that are as rich as its biodiversity.

Adventure Travel Romance and Couples
Perfect for:

Couples looking for a romantic escape filled with thrilling adventures

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Your journey at a glance

  • 1
    1 night Central Valley, Costa Rica
  • 2
    3 nights Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
  • 3
    2 nights Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • 4
    Private Tour of Manuel Antonio National Park
  • 5
    2 nights Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • 6
    4 nights Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 7
    Full Day Boat Tour with Barbecue
  • 8
    Diamante Eco Adventure Pass
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The best time to travel to Costa Rica is between December and April, during the dry season.

Fly to San José Airport

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Central Valley, Costa Rica

Staying at

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose

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Depart the airport and be transferred to the Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose, where you’ll discover a Hacienda nestled within a 30-acre coffee plantation. Being close to the airport, you’ll soon be relaxing within the colonial splendour and exploring the superb facilities. With five different restaurants and bars, guests can savour Costa Rican cuisine, try Peruvian dishes, delight in freshly prepared sushi and drink the finest coffee blends or cocktails. With leisure time available on the first day, why not try the Kuo Spa to banish any jet lag aches? Utilising Costa Rica’s natural bounty, such as coffee and volcanic ash within the spa treatment products, you’ll soon feel immersed in the destination.

Staying at

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose

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Nestled in palm trees less than ten minutes from the airport, Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose makes the perfect start or end to your luxury Costa Rica holiday – there is even a complimentary shuttle straight to the resort to ensure your getaway begins without a hitch. Set within a thirty-acre colonial coffee plantation adorned with antiques, you will be welcomed into this 16th century former hacienda to make yourself at home; relax in your comfortable guestroom, around the picturesque pool or at the Kuö Spa, where you can unwind with a coffee body scrub or volcanic mud wrap. Make sure you stop by the courtyard in the evening as the candles are lit to feel the authentic ambience! For a day of adventure, Poás Volcano National Park is nearby with an array of activities, while you can get a taste for Costa Rican coffee at the Britt Coffee Plantation, just a short drive away. With San Jose just twenty-minutes away by car, you can also explore the capital city, returning to this luxurious resort to relax in comfort and savour the wonderful restaurant cuisine.


  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Hacienda-style hotel just outside of San Jose
  • Feature:Great choice of restaurants and a sumptuous spa
  • Rooms:299 rooms and suites
  • Location:Costa Rica
  • Nearest airport:Juan Santamaria International Airport
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Domestic Flight From San José To Puerto Jimenez

Including private car transfers to and from your hotels.

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3

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Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Staying at

Lapa Rios Lodge

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Rugged natural beauty and pristine rainforests make this region truly inspiring. Its sheer biological richness makes it an eco-tourism haven brimming with activities from rainforest trails, to whale and dolphin-watching tours. Add in remarkable beaches with affordable eco lodges and this is a secluded southern hotspot. A nature wonderland, this is where you will find elusive, rare and endangered species of animals and birds such as the puma, jaguar, Harpy Eagle and Scarlet Macaw.

Highlights

Arrive in the rich and rugged landscape of the Osa Peninsula, the southern-most peninsula in Costa Rica, and admire its pristine rainforests and incredible wildlife. Declared as ‘one of the most biologically intense places on earth’ by National Geographic magazine, the Osa Peninsula along with Drake Bay, has become a premier eco-tourism destination. A secluded wonderland for nature, this region is home to many of the country’s rare and endangered animal and bird species including the puma, jaguar, Harpy Eagle and Scarlet Macaw. Boasting the Corcovado National Park, this area has the single largest expanse of lowland tropical rainforest in Central America — along with being one of the tallest rainforests in the world. Stay at the award-winning Lapa Rios Lodge, situated in a private rainforest reserve on Osa Peninsula, and be inspired by the ocean views, nearby beaches and sensational natural highlights. With just seventeen luxurious bungalows, guests are immersed within the life of the jungle, and benefit from the addition of ocean views and salty air. With open-air dining and the absence of air-conditioning and Wi-Fi, guests can experience a more authentic and sensational stay. Included in your stay, are all meals and non-alcoholic drinks; along with a selection of on-site guided tours. Enjoy the local attractions and embark on excursions such as an Early and Sunset Bird tour, a visit to a Wild Waterfall, a Local Medicine hike, a Rainforest Ridge Walk, an Osa Trail, Matapalo Tour and a thrilling Night Walk. As all guided on-property tours are included in your stay, you are free to immerse yourself in rainforest life and join as many tours as you wish. Take advantage of the four highly experienced Naturalist guides to fully explore the biodiversity from the roots to the canopy and out to the beach. Learn why Lapa Rios is so successful as a sustainable property, be brave and take a nocturnal tour, be awe-inspired by the wild waterfalls,

Staying at

Lapa Rios Lodge

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As a founding member of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, you can be assured that Lapa Rios Lodge is one of the top places to experience a luxury holiday to Costa Rica. Set on the Osa Peninsula, this immersive lodge is perfectly placed amid one-thousand acres of rainforest, where you can discover an array of wildlife in one of the most bio-diverse places on earth. Each open-air bungalow is uniquely designed for total harmony with the undisturbed natural environment and built with a commitment to sustainability that ensures minimal impact. There is a wonderful array of guided activities included in your stay, allowing you to get up close to the creatures that call the area home, plus plenty of action-packed ways to explore this exceptional destination. Perfect for a honeymoon with a difference or a fun-filled family holiday, Lapa Rios is a true rainforest gem.


  • Type:Lodge
  • Summary:National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World
  • Feature:Nestled in the rainforest of the bio-diverse Osa Peninsula
  • Rooms:17 Bungalows
  • Location:Costa Rica
  • Nearest airport:Juan Santamaria International Airport
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Private car transfer from Puerto Jimenez to Manuel Antonio

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Staying at

Kura Design Villas

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Costa Rica’s most popular national park, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio is an enchanting, lush green gem that is home to beaches, tropical rainforest trails and incredible wildlife. Scan the impressive canopy for White-faced Capuchin Monkeys, hear the Mantled Howler Monkeys, spot troops of tiny Squirrel Monkeys, photograph the remarkable toucans, or Black Spiny-tailed Iguanas and look for the popular sloths. These Two-toed and Three-toed varieties are often seen lazing about in the canopy.

Staying at

Kura Design Villas

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Created by a Costa Rican couple, an architect and a biologist, Kura Design Villas is a beautifully built hideaway that offers a sustainable way to explore the stunning rainforest in luxury. Overlooking the little town of Uvita and the thriving national parks nearby, there are wonderful beaches to enjoy, plus plenty of ways to embark on an adventure or encounter the diverse array of wildlife. Designed for couples, this is a perfect romantic retreat, with just eight intimate suites boasting panoramic views over the rainforest and ocean. When not out exploring, the hotel features fabulous spots to unwind, including a spa, all-night infinity pool, ocean-view restaurant and the Sky Lounge, where you can enjoy yoga, read a book or sip Champagne with enviable 360-degree views.


  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:Intimate hideaway perfect for couples and honeymoons
  • Feature:Wonderful ocean views from the pool, restaurant and lounge
  • Rooms:8 suites
  • Location:Costa Rica
  • Nearest airport:Juan Santamaria International Airport
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Private Tour of Manuel Antonio National Park

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A real highlight of your Costa Rica holiday is a private tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. Costa Rica’s smallest national park, comprising seven square kilometres and twelve islands on the coast, this national park plays host to over 350 different plant species and 109 mammal species. Take this opportunity to see the sloths, coatis and many monkey species including the endangered Squirrel Monkey, plus also visit several pristine beaches where you can snorkel. Other highlights of the area include whale-watching (seasonal), watersports, zip-lining and hiking.

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Staying at

Arenas Del Mar

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Costa Rica’s most popular national park, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio is an enchanting, lush green gem that is home to beaches, tropical rainforest trails and incredible wildlife. Scan the impressive canopy for White-faced Capuchin Monkeys, hear the Mantled Howler Monkeys, spot troops of tiny Squirrel Monkeys, photograph the remarkable toucans, or Black Spiny-tailed Iguanas and look for the popular sloths. These Two-toed and Three-toed varieties are often seen lazing about in the canopy.

Highlights

Whilst staying at Arenas del Mar, enjoy a complimentary hotel tour of their sustainable and green practices. Go behind the scenes to see the native plant nursery, plus watch the compost process for organic waste, recycling measures and energy-saving schemes. A naturalist guide will teach you the history of the area and show you how the property is creating a positive impact on the environment.

Staying at

Arenas Del Mar

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Small yet stylish, Arenas Del Mar is set within a 11-acre private reserve, just a short walk away from the natural beauty of Manuel Antonio National Park. The resort was built with sustainability in mind, with luxurious accommodation designed to fit around existing tress and water heated purely by solar panels, meaning there's plenty of wondrous wildlife still living in the area, including sloths, monkeys and tropical birds. There's plenty of space to relax, with two swimming pools, a wellness centre and access to two pristine beaches, whilst a fabulous food philosophy means you can expect incredible gourmet cuisine, including locally sourced seafood. From surfing and snorkelling, to hiking and zip-lining, there's plenty adventure to discover around Manuel Antonio, including in the stunning National Park, home to over 200 species and a beautiful collection of flora. 


  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Eco-luxury resort in an 11-acre private nature reserve
  • Feature:Moments away from the Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Rooms:38 suites
  • Location:Costa Rica
  • Nearest airport:Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Domestic Flight From Quepos Airstrip to Liberia Airport

Including private car transfers to and from your hotels.

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Staying at

El Mangroove

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Located in northwestern Costa Rica, and said to have a Nicaraguan personality, lively Guanacaste province is a popular destination for beach-lovers and those seeking sublime relaxation in a tropical paradise. With notable shorelines, such as Playa Panama, Playa Grande, Pan de Azucar, Playa Flamingo and Playas del Coco, travellers are simply spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful beaches. Boasting long summer days, unparalleled wildlife and a diverse and exotic landscape, visitors can unwind on beautiful beaches and escape the humidity. Watersports attractions include surfing and snorkelling, whilst nearby, zip-lining, horse-riding and hiking are all available too. Renowned for its hot, dry weather and pristine beaches, this tourist spot boasts the stunning Papagayo Gulf. When not exploring the North Pacific Coast and admiring the beaches, history and sunsets, Guanacaste is also home to Nicoya Peninsula, Monteverde with its cloud forests and numerous nature reserves, the Miravalles and Tenorio Volcanoes, Arenal Volcano and Northern Lowlands, Rincon de la Vieja Area with its notable waterfalls.

Staying at

El Mangroove

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Contemporary, cool and eco-friendly - El Mangroove is a super-chic resort located on the Gulf of Papagayo. Secluded by swaying palms and lush foliage, the resort's focal point is a 130-foot swimming pool, lined with sun loungers and private cabanas, which enjoy the attentive service of a poolside butler. Each of the 85 sleek and spacious suites boasts inspiring mangrove or ocean views, whilst some also feature an inviting private plunge pool. Menus in the resort's two dining venues feature regional dishes infused with international flair, whilst you can also indulge in a list of fruit-filled cocktails, smoothies and juices throughout the day. The Bearth Spa is a sanctuary for relaxation, with secluded treatment bungalows hidden amongst the mangroves, whilst there's a boundless list of both water and land activities to ignite your sense of adventure, from full-day trips to the rainforest or beach hopping, to an evening of stand up paddleboarding to explore nearby waters.


  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:A super-chic Costa Rican retreat
  • Feature:Between adventures, savour a relaxing outdoor spa treatment
  • Rooms:85 suites
  • Location:Costa Rica
  • Nearest airport:Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport
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Full Day Boat Tour with Barbecue

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Take to the ocean with a full day boat tour, complete with captain and naturalist guide. Experience fishing and catch species such as mahi-mahi, black tuna, mackerel, marlin and rooster fish and spot whales and dolphins from July to November, You’ll also have the opportunity to take a dip in the crystalline waters, snorkel or paddleboard, plus enjoy a light barbecue lunch.

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Diamante Eco Adventure Pass

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Spend a whole day exploring Diamante Eco Adventure Park, and zip -line through the lush canopy. Spot an abundance of diverse wildlife — including sloths, monkeys and jaguars — walk along hanging bridges above crocodiles, stroll through Botanical Gardens with coffee plants, fruit trees and sugar cane and visit a world-class wildcat habitat, butterfly observatory and animal rescue sanctuary.

Private car transfer from El Mangroove to Liberia Airport

Depart from Liberia Airport

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