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Sportive and Challenging

Holland Hotels Costa Rica Crossing at the beach with a buggy, or on horseback. For waterlovers: kayaking, (wind)surfing and rafting. And how about a canopy tour, hovering through the treetops in a harness? Or, even more fun, canyoning!

Anything is possible, and of course don’t forget to enjoy the tremendous nature on you way.

This is a 21 days round trip.
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Day 1 – Dos Palmas Airport in Alajuela
After arriving at Juan Santamaría International Airport in Alajuela, close to the capital city San José, you will be picked up by the people of hotel Dos Palmas. From there it is a 5 minutes drive, after which you can relax and acclimatize to the tropical climate of Costa Rica.
> Dos Palmas

Holland Hotels Costa RicaDay 1- Hotel Bougainvillea in Santo Domingo de Heredia
After being picked up at the airport you will soon arrive at one of the most beautiful hotels in the surroundings of the airport. Lush gardens, excellent service, luxery rooms and the finest wines in a 4 stars-restaurant and a view over the surroundings you will never forget.
Hotel Bougainvillea

Day 2 / 4 – Monte Terras in Tronadora
Your rental car will be delivered and you go north. Here you will stay in a nice cabina at Monte Terras. You have a view on Arenal Volcano and in the evenings there is a chance to see the lava rolling down. Kayaking on the Arenal lake and rafting on the Corobici river. A visit to Monteverde cloud forest is well worth a visit, or else rent a mountain bike.
> Monte Terras

Holland Hotels Costa RicaDay 5 / 7 – Aroma de Campo in Curubandé
Even more to the north is Aroma de Campo, where you will stay in a colourful room. Rincón de la Vieja is within reach. You can make several hikes, to waterfalls, fuming mud pools and sulphur damps, a wide choice. Rafting is also possible, or floating down the river on a big tire. Even more spectacular is the canyoning tour.
> Aroma de Campo

Day 8 / 10 – Beach Hotel Celaje or Fidelito Ranch & Lodge (choice between the two) on the Nicoya Peninsula
These days you will spend on the Nicoya Peninsula. Here you can enjoy the sun and the beach. However, a buggy tour is also exciting, or a canopy tour close to a waterfall!

> Fidelito Ranch & Lodge is situated in the jungle-covered hills of Tambor. It is built in hacienda stile and a tour around the Ranch is included.
> Beach Hotel Celaje is situated somewhat more to the south on the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, and 2 kms from Costa Rica’s oldest national park ‘Cabo Blanco Reserva’. The hotel is directly on the beach, with a wonderful view over the ocean. Here you can spot whales and dolphins, and also enjoy the special cuisine from our pirate, mister Marco.

Holland Hotels Costa RicaDay 11 / 13 – Mar de Luz or Playa Bejuco (choice between the two) in and around Jacó
We go to the south, to Jacó. Did you ever make a boat trip on a river full of crocodiles? Jacó is the ideal spot for surfing.

> Mar de Luz is situated in the nice beach village of Jacó. It is a cozy family hotel with good facilities.
> If you go for more luxury you choose for Playa Bejuco. The chef will prepare the most wonderful meals for you. A quiet place on walking distance from the beach and only 25 minutes by car south of Jacó.

Day 14 / 16 – El Mono Feliz in Ojochal or Villas Río Mar in Dominical (choice between the two)
Not far from the beach you will find the cozy cabañas of El Mono Feliz. Here you can go kayaking through the mangroves, very special. You can also survey the surroundings on horseback and visit several waterfalls. And of course a boat trip to spot whales and dolphins, snorkling equipment is available on the boat.  Or make a boattrip through the mangroves where you can see crocodiles, monkeys, birds and other wildlife, and have dinner in one of the nice restaurants.
> El Mono Feliz

The luxury hotel Villas Río Mar is situated close to the well known surf beach of Dominical. A tropical oasis in a beautiful garden near the Barú river, surrounded by lots of birds and other wildlife. Manuel Antonio NP is at half an hour distance.
Villas Río Mar

Holland Hotels Costa RicaDay 17 / 19 – Guayabo Lodge in Turrialba
Mountains and unspoilt nature encircle beautiful Guayabo Lodge. From here you can take lovely walks. But of course you are here to go rafting on the Pacuare river, one of the two most well-known rafting places in Costa Rica. And a canyoning tour is also possible here. A lot of adventure, and if you have had enough of this you can visit a botanical garden in the surroundings.
> Guayabo Lodge

Day 20 – Dos Palmas Airport or Hotel Bougainvillea 
The last day you will be at Hotel Bougainvillea or Dos Palmas again. Enjoy the pool once more and reflect on your holiday. Don’t forget to hand in the rental car in time.

Day 21
Departure from San José, you will be taken to the airport.

It goes without saying that from each hotel various daytrips are possible. Here we made a selection from them. Prices are based on 2 persons. Do you travel with more persons, do you want to stay shorter or longer in some of the hotels, or shorten or lengthen your trip? That is possible. Send an e-mail to and we will send you an adjusted offer.

Prices Round Trip
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update: 20-08-2016