Couple on the beach in the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica

A Perfect Romantic Getaway to Costa Rica

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Costa Rica

Places Visited

San Jose

Suggested Duration

8 Days

The moonlight reflects off of the Pacific Ocean. The current sweeps across the soft beach. The aroma of refreshing lemon zest drifts in the breeze. This is only a taste of the romantic luxury in Costa Rica. Each day is tailored to your wish, centered on the fabulous flavors and unique wildlife spread throughout the countryside. The landscape rises and falls with mountains and active volcanoes. The rainforest blocks out the sky and offers hidden waterfalls for you to discover. When you combine...

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the favored cuisine of Costa Rica, from traditional dishes to the unique combinations created by inventive, celebrated chefs
  • Visit exceptional plantations around the Central Valley, which offer tastes of award-winning chocolate and coffee
  • Indulge in the immaculate beaches around Nicoya Peninsula
  • Explore the countryside in search of sensual waterfalls and stunning wildlife
  • Discover the vibrant colors beneath the sea on a catamaran tour near Nicoya Peninsula

Detailed Description

The splendor of Costa Rica sweeps through the rain-forest canopy and lives beneath the surface of the sea. The locals are friendly, the landscape is pure, and the wildlife is vibrant. The natural beauty of the country combines with the ingenuity of locals and chefs alike to create enticing flavors that add to the spectacular scenery. On this 8-day vacation you will find the comforts of remarkable resorts as you taste your way through the Central Valley and Nicoya Peninsula. Sample decadent chocolates and dine on fresh seafood. Watch the coastline from your bedroom and sip on divinely pressed Costa Rican coffee. The only way to enhance an already luxurious romance is with the addition of enchanting local cuisine.

Begin your vacation with your arrival in San Jose, the largest city in all of Costa Rica. People from all over the country have congregated in the capital, which has created an opportunity for the variety of cuisine to amalgamate and develop with time. On the outskirts of the city you will find the expansive fields of various crops, from coffee to sugar, and even cacao. Sample the sensual flavors of the cacao plantation after touring the fabulous grounds.

Transfer to Liberia and continue onwards to Palo Verde National Park. The conservation area is home to an eclectic grouping of ecosystems that offers you a spectacular view of the wildlife and landscape on a boat tour. Once in Nicoya Peninsula you will settle into the remarkable Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Enjoy a meal at a local favorite, El Sano Banano, which will give you a greater appreciation for to the tremendous Costa Rica cuisine. Traverse the meandering trails around the beach side.

Each trail takes you through the rain-forest where you can witness a variety of flora and fauna, along with time to relax near scenic waterfalls. Spend time rejuvenating on the wonderful beach. Enjoy a catamaran tour to Tortuga Island or soar through the trees on a zip line excursion. Enjoy a horseback ride with your lover on the coast or follow a naturalist guide through Curú Wildlife Refuge. A private transfer will take you to Tambor Airport for your flight to San Jose where you continue onwards towards home.

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Starting Price

$1,867 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 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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