Women Travel to Costa Rica Pura Vida - March 2020

    Join our Women only Travel Group to Costa Rica Pura Vida

    Costa Rica Pura Vida:

    Women Only

    Travel group

    (Photo: View of Monteverde Cloud Forest from a hotel in the jungle)

    VISITING: Arenal, Tabacon Hot Springs, Monteverde & Nosara

    DATES OF TRAVEL: March 20th – 29th 2020

    DURATION: 9 Nights/10 Days

    LAND COSTS: $4,595 CAD/person sharing

    SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $695 CAD

    DEPOSIT: $300 at time of booking

    (Photo: Frog in the Monteverde Cloud Forest)

    Highlights: ARENAL: Rancho Margot Eco Lodge

    • Magnificent Arenal Volcano views
    • Rancho Margot Organic Farm Tour
    • Walking Hanging Bridges tour (Mistico Park)
    • Night Tour of Tropical Rain Forest
    • Visit to Tabacon Hot Springs with OPTIONAL massage treatment

    MONTEVERDE: Hotel Fonda Vela

    • Bird watching at Monteverde Cloud Forest
    • Scenic stops at Café & Macadamia restaurant or El Trapiche restaurant
    • Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

    NOSARA: Olas Verdes Hotel

    • 2-Hour Kayak River Tour
    • 2 Yoga Sessions per day at Hotel
    • Hiking and cycling activities, free bike rental at Hotel
    • Farewell dinner at Rancho Tico Restaurant
    • ENRICHING LIVES EXCLUSIVE: Pack For A Purpose (Las Delicias de Garza School)

    LIBERIA: Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport

    • Leisure time to wind down before flight home


    (Photo: Kayak River Tour in Nosara)

    INCLUSIONS:

    • 9 nights accommodation “Superior First Class”
    • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches & 4 dinners
    • Transfers and sightseeing
    • Entrance fees per itinerary
    • English speaking guides for sightseeing only
    • ENRICHING LIVES EXCLUSIVE: Pack For A Purpose (Las Delicias de Garza School)
    • 10 Days of private transportation on a deluxe A/C motor coach
    • Bottled water to refill everyday

    EXCLUSIONS:

    • International airfare and airfare taxes
    • Visa and visa fees, if applicable
    • Insurance
    • Items of personal nature like baggage porterage at airports/hotels, gratuities, tips, laundry, telephone calls, etc
    • Donations to social charity foundations
    • Any item not mentioned above


    (Photo: Map of Costa Rica Pura Vida tour)

    Day 1: Fri 20th Mar 2020 Arrival to Liberia - Arenal

    Welcome to Costa Rica! Meet and greet at airport, then transfer to your hotel. Lunch and Dinner at Rancho Margot. Overnight: El Castillo - Rancho Margot Lodge – Deluxe Room. Meals: Lunch and Dinner

    Day 2: Sat 21th Mar 2020 Arenal

    Breakfast at the hotel. The group will get involved at Rancho Margot Sustainable Farm. The “Ranch Tour” consist of an informative walking tour. Learn about how the ranch began as pastureland and has now been transformed into an oasis of knowledge on sustainability. Lunch included at the ranch. Next we visit Mistico Park; surrounded by magnificent Arenal Volcano views, we stroll through a beautiful Tropical Rain Forest with lush nature and wildlife. A naturalist guide will show and explain what the visitors will see in the 16 bridges (10 regular bridges and 6 Hanging Bridges). Dinner at Rancho Margot followed by Night Tour at 7pm. The group will have the opportunity to experience the Tropical Rain Forest in a different perspective and learning how nature works when the sun sets. Overnight: El Castillo - Rancho Margot Lodge – Deluxe Room. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


    (Photo: View of Arenal Hanging Bridges Park)

    Day 3: Sun 22nd Mar 2020 Arenal

    Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure to enjoy the area and property facilities. After Lunch at the Lodge we take a visit to Tabacon Hot Springs. Relax in one of the best thermal water places in the area. OPTIONAL massage or other special treatment must be reserved ahead of time. Overnight: El Castillo - Rancho Margot Lodge – Deluxe Room. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    Day 4: Mon 23rd Mar 2020 Arenal - Monteverde

    Breakfast at your hotel, followed by check-out and departure to the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest, one of the most outstanding wild life sanctuaries in the tropics. This high elevation rain forest offers miles of trails with excellent opportunities for bird watching. Lunch on the way. During this transfer you will have the opportunity for scenic stops at Café & Macadamia restaurant or at El Trapiche restaurant. Overnight: Monteverde - Hotel Fonda Vela - Junior Suite room. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

    (Photo: View while hiking in Monteverde Cloud Forest)

    Day 5: Tue 24th Mar 2020 Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

    Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide at the hotel lobby for a visit to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve; famous for its biodiversity, conservation, contributions, and scientific researches. You will hike through the well-marked-trails, waterfalls, rivers, and the observation area of the park. If you are lucky you might spot a “Quetzal”, one of the most beautiful birds in the world. Overnight: Monteverde - Hotel Fonda Vela - Junior Suite room. Meals: Breakfast

    Day 6: Wed 25th Mar 2020 Monteverde - Nosara

    Breakfast at the hotel. After check out, say good bye to the Monteverde area and continue your journey to the Nosara Beach on a 5 hours transfer (approx). Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight: Nosara - Olas Verdes Hotel - Luxury Suites. Meals: Breakfast

    Day 7: Thu 26th Mar 2020 Nosara

    2 Yoga Sessions included in the hotel (one morning and one afternoon). After breakfast, depart for our ENRICHING LIVES EXCLUSIVE: Visit to our Pack for a Purpose project at the Las Delicias de Garza School. We work hand-in-hand with the Olas Verdes Hotel, to support the education of these children by providing them with tools that facilitates their human and educational growth. We’ll also have the heart-warming opportunity to sit with these children and interact with them. Stop for lunch, (at own expense) at a unique, local beachside restaurant Afternoon and evening at leisure. Overnight: Nosara - Olas Verdes Hotel - Luxury Suites. Meals: Breakfast


    (Photo: Peaceful yoga session in the Monteverde Cloud Forest)

    Day 8: Fri 27th Mar 2020 Nosara

    2 Yoga Sessions included in the hotel (one morning and one afternoon). After breakfast, depart for 2-Hour-Kayak-River-Tour: First you paddle up the beautiful wide open Rio Nosara where you have a good chance to see Herons, Ospreys, Roseate Spoonbills, Kingfishers and with a little bit of luck, you may see along the riverside Howler Monkeys, Iguanas or Crocodiles. Then you come to the Rio Montaña where you paddle your kayak through the big 250 years old mangroves. Farewell dinner at Rancho Tico Restaurant in Nosara. Overnight: Nosara - Olas Verdes Hotel - Luxury Suites. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

    Day 9: Sat 28th Mar 2020 Nosara - Liberia

    Breakfast at the hotel, After check out, a 2.45 hours (Approx.) transfer will bring you to Liberia area. Check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Liberia - Hilton Garden Liberia – Standard Room. Meals: Breakfast

    Day 10: Sun 29th Mar 2020 Depart Liberia

    After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for flight back home. Meals: Breakfast

    Bon Voyage...!