– a surprising roundtrip for the spoilt traveller
– with an adventurous tour to the beach and the sea turtles of Tortuguero
– visit to active Turrialba volcano and the cloud forests of San Gerardo de Dota
– to continue to the Pacific beaches bordered with palm trees
– lots of possibilities to visit various welknown National Parks
– from July – October you can spot humpback whales in NP Marino Ballena
– 15 adventurous days from U$ 1535 p.p.


Day 1  Hotel Bougainvillea in  Santo Domingo de Heredia
You will be picked up at the airport and taken to Hotel Bougainvillea. It is only a 20 minutes drive. The rooms are luxurious, with a beautiful view and the special tropical garden is well worth a visit. Hotel Bougainvillea has a star restaurant. A good starting point to explore San José and surroundings. >Hotel Bougainvillea<

Day 2 and 3 Mawamba Lodge in Tortuguero
In the morning you will be picked up for the trip to Tortuguero. The last part of this trip you will do by boat through the jungle. Here you will spend one and a half day to see turtles, to spot birds and to make a boat ride. The rental car will be waiting for you on your return to Guapiles, from where you go to the Caribbean coast.  >Mawamba Lodge is not a member of Holland Hotels<

Day 4, 5 and 6  Tree House Lodge or El Arbol or  Geckoes Lodge  in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
On the Caribbean coast you will stay at the Garden House of Tree House Lodge, in the Jungle House of El Arbol, or in a bungalow wit its own plungepool at Geckoes Lodge. These lodges are all in the middle of nature, and all of them have every modern convenience you wish. Of course they all have a fabulous view to the tropical jungle. Relaxing in a hammock or visiting National Park Cahuita, where you can spot monkeys, sloths and iguanas. The choice will be difficult, because they are all very special! >Tree House Lodge<  >El Arbol<   >Geckoes Lodge<

Day 7, 8 and 9  Guayabo “Smoky Volcano” Lodge in Turrialba.
Today you will go to beautiful Guayabo Lodge in Turrialba, surrounded by mountains and unspoilt nature. Here you can make a hike to Turrialba volcano. Visit the botanical gardens and see Guayabo archeological monument. At the Ortuño farm people can show you how coffee, sugar cane and macadamia nuts are being produced in a traditional way. The daily fruit market in Cartago is also nice to visit. >Guayabo Lodge<   

Day 10, 11 and 12 Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge
Dantica Lodge is situated in the cloud forests of San Gerardo de Dota, where you can see the famous quetzal birds. From here you can visit the National Parks Los Quetzales or Tapanti, or do a (guided) tour on the large private property in the cloud forest. Dantica’s restaurant serves very good dinners! >Dantica Lodge<

Day 13 Hotel Bougainvillea in Santo Domingo de Heredia or Dos Palmas Country Inn
This last days you will stay at Dos Palmas or Hotel Bougainvilla once more. Just relax on the porch or at the pool thinking back on the trip you made. Don’t forget to hand in your rental car on time. >Dos Palmas Country Inn<   >Hotel Bougainvillea<

Day 14
Departure from San José, you will be taken to the airport.

Of course a lot of different daytours are possible from each hotel. We only mentioned a few here. Prices depend on your choices and based on 2 persons. Are you travelling with more people, do you want a longer or shorter stay in some hotels, or lengthen or shorten your trip. That is possible.

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 ROUNDTRIP (per person) 2018

high season Dec 1 – April 30 from U$ 1,748
low season May 1 – Nov 30 from U$ 1,535

The prices are based on a double room, including breakfast and 13% tax.

In the week before Easter and between Christmas and New Year other rates may be applied. Available on request.
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our cars high season

Dec 15 – April 15

low season

April 16 – Dec 14

Toyota Rush U$   842 U$   655
Toyota RAV 4 U$   991 U$   924
Toyota Prado U$ 1,418 U$ 1,381

Prices for 16 days car rental, All Risk insurance optional:

high season low season
Toyota  Rush U$ 240 U$ 208
Toyota Rav4 U$ 320 U$ 288
Toyota Prado U$ 432 U$ 400
GPS U$ 144