Best of Costa Rica
Rain forest, Volcanoes, Wildlife, Adventures, Beaches and more…
This is the very best of Costa Rica – a true symbiosis of luxury and sustainability. These three members of the Cayuga Collection not only provide world class service as well as the best in lodging, culinary and tour experiences, but are also recipients of the Five Leave Award of the Costa Rican Sustainability Certification CST.
Day 1, 2 and 3: Volcanoes, Cloud Forest and Coffee
Arrive at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn and start your Costa Rican vacation with an immersion into the local coffee culture. The signature coffee tour of the organic plantation, followed by a delicious “cupping” session, has been described as a highlight by many of our guests. On day two, explore Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall or hike up into the cloud forest of the nearby Barva Volcano. No need to spend hours on bumpy roads going to Monteverde or Arenal – all these adventures and more are readily available in the Central Highlands, just minutes from the International Airport.
Day 4, 5, 6 and 7: Wildlife, Rain forest, Adventure, Pacific Ocean
Lapa Rios Eco Lodge is a pioneer in ecotourism, located on the Osa Peninsula in the Southern Pacific portion of Costa Rica of Lapa Rios. Guests have commented that they have seen more wildlife in the Lapa Rios parking lot than during a complete 10 day itinerary in the rest of the country! At this Eco Lodge, experience rainforest and waterfall hikes, remote and pristine beaches and the best interpretation by local guides. Enjoy all of this in style in our luxury bungalows, savor exquisite fresh meals and get pampered by truly authentic service provided by an enthusiastic staff. We recommend you fly down to Puerto Jimenez on Nature Air or Sansa. We are happy to help you make all of those arrangements.
Day 8, 9 and 10: Beachfront, Nature, Luxury
After “roughing it” in style at Lapa Rios, take a land transfer along the coast up to Manuel Antonio and enjoy a few days of tranquility on our secluded beaches at Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, providing the ideal combination of luxury and sustainability. If you are in the mood for further adventures, there are more options than you even have time for: white water rafting, whale watching, canopy tours, mangrove kayaking and many other tours available within minutes of the hotel. We can arrange a short domestic flight or a private ground transfer to the international airport to conclude your “best of” vacation in Costa Rica.
Extension: Kura Design Villas
Should you have a few more days, don’t miss out on the new Kura Design Villas located on the Pacific Coast between Lapa Rios and Arenas del Mar. This hotel is ideal for honeymooners and offers the most stunning views from one of the world’s most amazing infinity pools.
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