Enjoy rejuvenating thermal springs on this perfect Costa Rica trip.

The Romance of Costa Rica for Couples Itinerary

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This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Costa Rica

Places Visited

San Jose, Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Nosara...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Wildly remote, endlessly intimate, and utterly romantic will best describe your Costa Rica vacation together. Whether in the mood for a cherished getaway or planning the idyllic honeymoon, you can blend luxury and captivating wildlife, adventure and comfort stretching from the Central Valley, overtaking the highlands, and lounging on the gorgeous Pacific. Indulge in the seductive scenery, bask in the rejuvenating thermal springs and paddle through exhilarating whitewater rapids. Your personalised...

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a romantic couple’s massage in the grand spa of your featured Zicasso property at the Lagarta eco-luxury resort
  • Wander through the beauty of La Paz Waterfall Gardens in perfect company to see butterflies, birds, big cats, orchids, and elegant cascades
  • Relax in the pleasures of secluded thermal springs heated by the natural volcanic activity of the Arenal region
  • Explore the centers of the earth inside the grottoes of Barra Honda Caverns National Park to view the stalactites, stalagmites, and other natural wonders
  • Paddle down the Balsa River on a thrilling whitewater rafting excursion blending the power of the water with the beauty of the surrounding scenery
  • Stroll along hanging bridges in the rainforest canopy for insight into the bountiful wildlife residing in the tropical treetops
  • Experience the thrills of viewing nesting turtles in the wild on a fabulous excursion to Ostional Wildlife Reserve between August and November 

Detailed Description

A Costa Rica romantic vacation will overwhelm you with beauty and overflow with warmth and passion. Your 9-day romantic exploration is perfect for newlyweds and those looking for a passionate escape complete with white-sand beaches, eco-luxury resorts, and the excursions of a lifetime shared with your loved one. Cherish the view of the canopy from hanging brides and delight in the charms of a cliff-side hotel, finding secluded suites and rare wildlife while forging unforgettable memories. Your romantic excursion begins with your arrival at Juan Santamaria International Airport.

Experience the unique ambiance of San Jose and the comforts of an eco-resort on the edges of the Central Valley offering views to the mountain ridges and coffee plantations. Experience the grandeur of La Paz Waterfall Gardens while wandering along the more than two miles of trails connecting hummingbird gardens, an aviary, monkey rehabilitation chambers, and a collection of natural waterfalls. The brilliance of Arenal allows you to soak in the natural comforts of thermal springs and embrace the tranquil ambiance of your celebrated resort. Learn to craft indulgent chocolate straight from the source for a seductive flavor and velvety texture.

While traversing the waters of the Balsa River, you can rotate between paddling whitewater rapids and keep a lookout for toucans and howler monkeys. Enjoy a range of expeditions amongst the rainforest canopy, from horseback riding to La Fortuna Waterfall to hiking through Arenal Volcano National Park; you could also take an extravagant glide through the canopy on a zip line tour. Before reaching the stunning shores of the Pacific near Nosara, your private driver leads you to Barra Honda Caverns National Park for an intimate exploration of the unique cave interiors featuring fabulous stalactites and stalagmites.

The elegance and comforts of luxury speak for themselves at Zicasso’s featured property, Lagarta Lodge. The stunning property overlooks 90 acres of protected biological reserve while hosting attentive staff and fantastic panoramas. While indulging at the lodge, you find relaxation and rejuvenation in a couple’s spa treatment. You have a choice of discovering the splendors of Nosara at your leisure by enjoying the white and golden sands of the beach or experiencing the variety of excursions, including a sunset horseback ride along the water.  Learn from some of our other travelers by reading some of our Costa Rica vacation reviews for more ideas as you anticipate your own trip.

Starting Price

$1,615 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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