Costa Rica 2020
Into the Tropics
This experience is all about discovering nature in all of its glory, from beautiful beaches to hot springs overlooking a volcano to hiking through the jungle.
We will discover the way of life of the Ticos which is Pura Vida or “simple life” or “pure life by embracing the culture and everything that comes with it. If you are looking for an adventure join us.
Dates: August 13-19, 2020
4* Accommodation at every destination
All airport transfers
All Local Transporation
English-speaking tour guide during your trips
Entrance fees to all sites on the itinerary
Photographer/Videographer on site
Daily Breakfast, 2 Lunches, and 4 Dinners
All service charges and taxes
International flight (Fly in and out of Juan Santamaría International Airport)
Travel Insurance (required)
Visa (if needed)
$29 departure tax (included in most airline tickets)
Anything not mentioned above or on the sample itinerary
Gratuities for guides and drivers (will be collected in advance)
Meet Your Host
Ashley Franks, originally from New York City, currently resides in the City of Brotherly Love—aka Philadelphia. An avid traveler, Ashley has been to over 20 countries. She loves to travel because she believes it’s a way to leave behind the day to day stresses of adulthood and let your hair down.
Ashley also strongly believes that travel is one of the best teachers of life. Ashley is a full-time data analyst. When she’s not working or traveling you can find her in the gym, at a fun day party, at a restaurant, or at home Netflixing and chilling. Ashley can’t wait to host you in Costa Rica!
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Welcome to Costa Rica
Arrive at San Jose Airport and off we go to the famous Arenal volcano and the adventure capital of Costa Rica.
On your way into the mountains enjoy the scenic views as we make your way to La Fortuna area.
In the evening we will have a welcome dinner and start this experience.
Today is all about adventure. We will traverse the cloud forest by way of hanging bridges. Next comes the zipline canopy tour, we take a tram to reach the top of the Arenal reserve, then begins a tour of adventure full of adrenaline above the treetops, which consists on a system of zip lines, that allows you to observe the rainforest and its landscape from a different perspective, safely in an innovative and different system.
In the evening take some time to go to the springs of the hotel or turn down in your room, the evening is yours to hang out or explore more of the area.
In the morning you are free to partake in some optional excursions like the Lafirtuna Hike Waterfall or the exploration of Hot Springs. We have free entrance to Titokú Hot Springs which is not far from our hotel
In the mid-afternoon, we will head to La Fortuna village to walk and to shop around. Later we will learn to cook and dance like a local. After cooking we will engage in some salsa dancing with some locals.
Today we will make our way to Manuel Antonio Park for some beach time. On the way, we will make a stop to do a boat tour in Tárcoles River to see the giant crocodiles in their natural habitat.
In the evening you are free to wander around as the hotel will be very close to shops, restaurants and local shops
Experience the most unforgettable ATV tour in the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area, located just minutes north of the Manuel Antonio National Park biological corridor.
In the afternoon we will aboard in a private sailboat for a sunset boat party.
Before heading to Alajuela, we will take you in the morning for a hike in Manuel Antonio National Park. This park is known for its beautiful beaches between mountains and forests.
Once in Alajuela, take the afternoon to wander around, go souvenir shopping and we will meet again at the hotel.
In the evening we will have our last family dinner and end the night with some lituation in San Jose.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to San Jose Airport for a safe flight home.
Pictures of the trip shall be emailed to you in a matter of days.
Thank you for choosing Stella Travel!
Price per person
Triple Occupancy (three people in a room) -$ 1,790
Double Occupancy (2 people in a room) - $ 2,150
Single Occupancy (no roommate) - $ 2,950
Deposit - $300
5 equal payments of $298
(Payment Plan is flexible and based on the date of booking)
The payment plan is based on triple occupancy. Double occupancy is $360 more and single occupancy is $1160 more and due at the same time as deposit.
PS: Paying your deposit as soon as possible is highly suggested due to limited availability and they are non-refundable.
Ready to get out of your comfort zone and try something new, make memories and have the best time of your life, looking for adventure, are active, can sit in a car for a while, then this trip is for you.
Once we receive your deposit, you will be added to a private group chat where more details will be share.
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Please only put down a deposit if you are seriously interested in attending the trip, make sure that the price is within your budget and you can travel on those specific dates.