Costa Rica Adventures - Family Friendly & Open to All FOLA Friends

Aug 3-10, 2019 / 8 DAYS

Costa Rica is a real-life paradise.

From lush jungles to volcanic landscapes, there’s so much to love about this Central American hot spot. Explore the lush rainforests within the Arenal…

Your package includes

  • 7 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • Guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides

Included highlights

La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Arenal Volcano National Park, Lake Arenal, Coast Rica’s diverse wildlife, raw sugarcane tasting, rafting on the Corobicí Riv…

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you’ll walk for about 2.5 hours daily across moderately uneven terrain, including paved roads, unpaved trails, and muddy paths, w…

Itinerary

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San José / 1 NIGHT

Aug 03: Arrival in San José

Included meals: Light dinner

Fly to Costa Rica and settle in to your hotel in San José. Then, enjoy a light dinner.

Arenal Region / 3 NIGHTS

Aug 04: Arenal Region via La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, venture to La Paz Waterfall Gardens.  • Keep an eye out for animals including frogs, sloths, and turtles  • Explore the animal sanctuary which is home to monkeys, jungle cats, butterflies, frogs, and more  • Soak in views of La Paz Waterfall  • Try some authentic Costa Rican cuisine during an included lunch  Later, continue on to the Arenal region and gather with your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

Aug 05: Hiking tour of Arenal

Included meals: Breakfast

This morning, hike through Arenal Volcano National Park on a guided tour.  • View the mile-high volcano, a near-perfect conical shape that emerges from the Sierra de Tilarán mountain range  • Gaze at the placid Lake Arenal, watching for northern jacana, woodpeckers, and kingfishers by its shores  • Stop to enjoy a tasting of raw sugarcane  Spend free time in the Arenal region or add an excursion.

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Arenal Hot Springs & Dinner
5 hours
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The afternoon is yours to explore an array of heated pools, kept warm by geothermal activity surrounding the Arenal Volcano. Then, enjoy dinner, along with views of the volcano, at a restaurant in the charming town of La Fortuna before traveling back to your hotel.5 hours and departs in the afternoon with dinnerSave $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs.

Aug 06: Free day in the Arenal Region

Included meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in the Arenal region or add an excursion.

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Ziplining Tour
2 hours
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Today's ziplining excursion adds a bit of adrenaline to your Costa Rican vacation. The longest ziplines on this course cover nearly half a mile, and the tallest are almost 600 feet off the ground; in short, you've never traveled like this before! You'll fly above the treetops and come home with a renewed sense of adventure.2 hours and departure time variesSave $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs.

Guanacaste / 2 NIGHTS

Aug 07: Guanacaste via Corobicí River

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, explore more of the Arenal region before making your way to Guanacaste.  • Take a relaxing rafting trip down the Corobicí River  • Keep an eye out for glimpses of toucans, falcons, iguanas, and monkeys  After, continue on to Guanacaste and sit down for an included dinner.

Aug 08: Hacienda Borinquen

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journey out to the Rincon de la Vieja Highlands and spend the day taking part in the many activities offered at the Hacienda Borinquen.  • Relax in the thermal spring water pools or take a volcanic mud bath  • Head to the nearby waterfalls or opt to explore the area on horseback  • Sit down for an included lunch  Later, gather with your group members at a farewell dinner.

San José / 1 NIGHT

Aug 09: Transfer to San José

Included meals: Breakfast

Travel back to San José today and relax in a dayroom before boarding your flight home tomorrow morning.  Please note: If you’re travelling on the tour extension, you’ll transfer to Tamarindo Beach and enjoy a river boat tour today.

Aug 10: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.  Please note: If you’re travelling on the tour extension, you’ll have the option to spend a free day in Tamarindo or add an excursion.

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