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Costa Rica Exceptional Luxury

12 Days

12 Days

Costa Rica Exceptional Luxury

Welcome to Costa Rica! Your will be amazed and truly astounded by the beauty, culture and diversity of wildlife and geographical locations during this once in a lifetime trip!

12 Day Sample Journey

Trip at a Glance

Let's go on an adventure!

Day 1

Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica, and head to the Central Valley

Day 2

Hike the lesser known Barva Volcano and enjoy an exceptional coffee tasting

Day 3 - 5

Fly to Puerto Jimenez and begin a 3-night stay at Lapa Rios, a genuinely authentic rainforest experience

Day 6

A private helicopter flight delivers you to your luxury lodge in the mountainside of Upala

Day 7

Immerse yourself in a Cooking Class with Costa Rica’s only Michelin-Starred Chef

Day 8

Explore the unmatched beauty that surrounds you by horseback or on foot and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch with

Day 9

Continue by helicopter to an exclusive beach resort in Papagayo

Day 10

Embark on a full day Ocean Discovery and enjoy a gourmet picnic on a deserted beach

Day 11

Unwind and recharge with a day at leisure

Day 12

Depart Costa Rica

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Day 1: ARRIVE SAN JOSE / CENTRAL VALLEY

Welcome to Costa Rica!

Your exceptional journey begins with a stay on a coffee farm in the Central Valley.

  • Accommodations: Finca Rosa Blanca
  • Meals Included: None Today
Day 2: CENTRAL VALLEY

Hike the lesser known Barva Volcano

Enjoy a 7-mile rugged walk with spectacular views of the valley below. You can also opt for a wonderful and wild journey in a 4X4 off-road vehicle up to the park entrance. From there the hike will be approximately 2 miles into the Crater Lake and overview and back.
After lunch, immerse yourself in the scents and tastes of freshly roasted organic coffee.

  • Accommodations: Finca Rosa Blanca
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today
Days 3-5: CENTRAL VALLEY / OSA PENINSULA

3-night stay at Lapa Rios

Fly to Puerto Jimenez and begin a 3-night stay at Lapa Rios, a genuinely authentic rainforest experience.

Lapa Rios sits in the heart of the rain forest in the Osa Peninsula, one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world. Your 3-night stay is inclusive of 3 gourmet a la carte meals daily, plus snacks and non-alcoholic drinks; local coffee/tea/chocolate delivered to your villa every morning; and on-site activities guided by in-house nature specialists: Wild Waterfall Hike, Local Medicine Tour, Starfish Walk, Rainforest Ridge Hike, The Osa Trail, Matapalo Tour, Sunset and Early Morning Birdwatching, Night Walk, Plant- a-Tree, visit to the Carbonera School, Twigs, Pigs and Garbage Sustainability Tour.

  • Accommodations: Lapa Rios Rainforest Lodge
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily
Day 6: OSA PENINSULA / UPALA

Travel to Upala

Take a scenic helicopter flight up to the mountainside of Upala. Settle into your luxury lodge overlooking the outstretched valley below. The afternoon is free to explore the grounds of the estate.

  • Accommodations: Origins Luxury Lodge
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 7: UPALA

Cooking Class with Costa Rica’s only Michelin-Starred Chef.

Immerse yourself in a Cooking Class with Costa Rica’s only Michelin-Starred Chef.

Delight your palate with a creative gourmet cooking class. Michelin-starred and “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” (M.O.F) Chef Jean-Luc L’Hourre is a consummate explorer, in life and in his cooking. Even with the sea as his specialty, he uses the roots of the land he is cooking in to add truth to his culinary craft bringing soul and flare to each dish he creates. Release your inner foodie and share a passion for food. You will love learning new and delicious cooking techniques while surrounded by breath-taking views in paradise.. Understanding the complexities of each fresh ingredient, each dish will be an experience you will not be able to forget.

  • Accommodations: Origins Luxury Lodge
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today
Day 8: UPALA

Enjoy a guided hike or horseback ride

Explore the unmatched beauty that surrounds and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch with.

Today you may choose a guided hike or horseback ride to explore your surroundings. Located high up on a mountain, the scenery is like no other. The fresh air, the beautiful view, being connected with the plants and animals surrounding you, it is truly hard to compare. Enjoy this slice of heaven on earth and unwind in this paradise you will not find anywhere else.

Accommodations: Origins Luxury Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today

Day 9: UPALA / PAPAGAYO

Travel by helicopter to an exclusive beach resort in Papagayo.

Settle into your tented suite and soak up the breathtaking views overlooking two untouched beaches. Your stay includes all meals and use of kayaking, paddle boarding, trekking, and snorkeling.

  • Accommodations: Kasiiya Papagayo
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Today
Day 10: PAPAGAYO

Embark on a full day Ocean Discovery.

Spend the day exploring the Gulf of Papagayo by private boat, completely tailored to your interest. Snorkel or fish, cruise and enjoy a gourmet picnic on a desert beach! Depending on the time of year you may witness a sensational variety of marine life from manta rays to shark whales.

Accommodations: Kasiiya Papagayo
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Today

Day 11: PAPAGAYO

Unwind and recharge with a day at leisure.

Relax on the beaches, indulge in unique wellness treatments, or go explore. Kasiiya offers several complimentary on-site experiences such as snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and wildlife viewing. Additional experiences such as fishing, surfing, diving, and yoga are also available.

Accommodations: Kasiiya Papagayo
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Today

Day 12: DEPART COSTA RICA

End of your Costa Rica trip

Head to Liberia Airport for your departure flight from Costa Rica.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
FOR TRIP PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
Contact a Costa Rica Travel Specialist

Desire a perfect trip? With the help of our travel specialists, this journey can be customized around your specific interests, tastes and preferences. We will provide helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.

CONTACT US ABOUT THIS TRIP
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