Find the combination of modern luxury and tropical wonderland with a custom-tailored Costa Rica vacation. The verdant rainforest captivates you with its vibrant wildlife. The Pacific Ocean charms you with is transcendent color and tranquil current. On this Costa Rica tour tailored to your preferences, you can settle into lavish hotels and traverse the jungle canopy on an aerial tram tour; discover majestic ecosystems and listen to birds twitter in the dawn light; volunteer at a wildlife sanctuary...
San Jose – Comfortable Capitals
San Jose is a city wrapped in culture, surrounded by grand mountains. Neighborhoods are colored with elaborate murals that depict everyday life of Costa Ricans. The arcades are active with locals looking at the window displays as they pass their afternoon. Your private transfer meets you at the airport and escorts you to your luxurious hotel. In the neighborhoods of Amon and Aranjuez you find historic colonial mansions lining the streets. The captivating architecture has hand-carved woodwork that decorates the wrap around porches.
Ornate roofs cast shade over the balcony and offer a touch of historical charm to the city’s modern bustle. Locals perform yoga in Central Park near men playing dominos at stone tables. The atmosphere of the city quickly welcomes you in and shows you its comfortable character, from a view of the mountains that create an opulent skyline to the unique clock tower that sits at the center of downtown in the Plaza de la Cultura. Decorative masks spout water into the fountain-base. The clock looks like it inhabits an old cast-iron lamp and ticks away the serene hours of the Costa Rican day.
Arenal – The Abundant Countryside
Monteverde Cloud Forest – Lavish Lava Fields and Soft Forests
Monteverde Cloud Forest – Watching Soft Clouds
Manuel Antonio – Under the Rainforest Canopy
Manuel Antonio – One Water to Another
Manuel Antonio – The Trails and Shore
Manuel Antonio – Around the Wondrous Beaches
San Jose – The Sounds of Farewell
- Relax in comfort and luxury of a featured Zicasso accommodation near the rainforest canopy and sweeping coastal scenery of Manuel Antonio
- Treat yourself on the pristine beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park
- Enjoy an aerial tour of the rainforest canopy on a gondola ride
- Adventure through the trees on a fabulous zip line tour
- Visit a family run dairy farm and cheese factory in the hills of Monteverde
- Discover the unique biodiversity of the Cloud Forest Reserve
- Traverse the national park trials with professional naturalist guides
Experience meandering natural hot springs and opulent sandy shores on this 8-day luxury vacation in Costa Rica. Find the perfect combination of comfort and natural splendor as you travel through the countryside. Dense rainforest drapes over the rolling mountains. The refreshing waters of the Pacific Ocean brush against tranquil shores. From the coffee baron mansions of San Jose to the extravagant biodiversity of the Cloud Forest Reserve, you will have nature at your fingertips and the lavish panoramas that only Costa Rica can provide.
Your luxurious getaway begins with your arrival in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. The people are jovial and the streets are filled with endless vigor. Travel through the rainforest of Braulio Carrillo National Park on an aerial tram tour of the canopy. Discover the sensational wildlife that calls the treetops home. In Arenal you will reside in lavish accommodations on the foothills of the volcanic mountain, which offers you a view of both the volcano’s peak and the nearby shimmering lake.
Travel up to Monteverde and visit the small Costa Rican villages along with local coffee and dairy farms in the area. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is home to a distinctive display of biodiversity. Stroll through the treetop walkways on a private tour and look for the remarkable collection of flora, fauna, and avifauna. Manuel Antonio is known for its exceptional beaches and stunning rainforest. En route you can stop at Tarcoles River Bridge to see the amazing size of the American crocodile that settle around the bridge.
Your private naturalist guide will take you through the forest of Manuel Antonio and shows you the beautiful landscape and spirited wildlife. Spend time in the canopy soaring through the trees on a zip line tour. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure, experiencing the sand and sea however you wish. Your private transfer takes you back to San Jose for your flight home. The comforts of Costa Rica, from the mountainside to the seaside, will always be ready for your next blissful vacation.
$2,101 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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- Some or all activities and tours
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- 24x7 support during your trip
Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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