Experience Costa Rica 10 day/9 nt

From: $162300
per diver*

This 10 day adventure is a great way to see some of the highlights of Costa Rica combined with some great scuba diving in the Guanacaste region.

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Description

Trip Code: BBCR9-105AF
This 10 day adventure is a great way to see some of the highlights of Costa Rica combined with some great scuba diving in the Guanacaste region. You will enjoy five days of discovery through coffee plantations, cloud forests, the legendary Arenal volcano finishing off with scuba diving the volcanic pinnacles of Guanacaste teaming with marine life. There is so much to explore in the rainforest full of wild monkeys, treetop sloths, tropical toucans and much more.

Not a diver? If you are not a certified scuba diver – there’s no problem! Costa Rica is the optimal spot for you and your new spouse to take the plunge together and earn your Open Water Diver certification course or you can take a non-certification “Discover Scuba Diver” course and experience the underwater world together – who knows it may lead to many, many more scuba diving vacations!

If you do not want to include scuba diving in your package just contact our agent for a reduced price or alternative tour options

 

Our Commitment to Wellness: Proactive Safe Travel  Standards 

Our priority is to protect the health and wellbeing of all our guests and team members which has involved some changes in the way we offer some of our services. We have been  busy during the past few months making alterations to our tours and operating procedures based on the safety and enjoyment of our guests. These proactive wellness measures range from implementing rigorous cleaning and sanitation practices, enhanced hygiene and physical distancing protocols and regular training of our team to ensure proper awareness of healthy practices and procedures. Even with our new guidelines in motion, we know that the magic of Costa Rica will be even greater than ever!

Highlights

  • Dive Guanacaste reef sharks, turtles, sea horses, eels, octopus and enormous schools of fish
  • Easy to add additional dive days or tanks, upgraded dives or night dives
  • Relax in the naturally heated volcanic hot springs at the Arenal Volcano
  • Experience the highlights in the La Fortuna area with a combo adventure day to the Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna waterfall and a locally prepared lunch and tortilla making with Dona Mara
  • Cloud Forest Combo: Choose to fly or walk through the treetops on a canopy zip line or hanging bridges walk along with a visit to the butterfly garden and the Sloth Sanctuary

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!

Arrival at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) or the Liberia (LIR) Airport You will be met by one of our representatives as you exit the Airport and will head to your hotel near the Arenal Volcano. Sit back and relax as you take in the scenery as you make your way through coffee country over the continental divide and down the Caribbean slope to the Arenal Volcano. Spend the next few days exploring Costa Ricas natural paradise with beautiful waterfalls, hanging bridges and volcanic hot springs

Overnight at La Fortuna Arenal Volcano area

Day 2: La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano

La Fortuna Highlights Tour – Hanging Bridges, Waterfall + Local Lunch
Join your naturalist guide on an adventure to visit some of the highlights that this area is famous for. Our day starts with a guided walk via the hanging bridges while seeing what life is like up in the canopy by taking in the sights and sounds of the rainforest. Your next stop will be a visit to the impressive La Fortuna waterfall. Dropping 70 meters into a bright blue pool.After your hike out of the waterfall canyon we head to lunch. Enjoy a locally prepared Costa Rican lunch

Overnight at La Fortuna Arenal Volcano area (B, L)

Day 3: La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano Hot Springs with Dinner
You have the day at leasure. Choose from one of the many adventures at the base of the Arenal Volcano. Raft the tropical waters of the Class 2/3 Balsa River, Waterfall Rappel down a rainforest canyon or take a wildlife boat trip to the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge.
In the evening relax as with a visit to the natural volcanic hot springs of the Arenal Volcano. Enjoy a great local dinner at the hot springs.

Overnight at La Fortuna Arenal Volcano area (B, D)

Day 4: La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano / Monteverde Cloud Forest

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today you leave the tropical rain forest and head into another climate zone in the fresh mountain air of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. A van picks you up and brings you to the Arenal Lake, where you board a boat and drive with fantastic views of the Arenal Volcano towards Monteverde.

On the other side of the lake another van will take you to your hotel in Monteverde. This area was developed by Quakers who wanted to lead a peaceful life. They stayed in Monteverde, where they made cheese and ice cream that is now very popular throughout Costa Rica. You will find a species-rich animal life in the heart of the cloud forest overlooking the Nicoya Peninsula, along the continental divide.

Overnight at hotel in Monteverde (B)

Day 5: Monteverde Cloud Forest

Cloud Forest Combo
Experience the cloud forest with an adventure of your choice. Choose between an adventurous Canopy Zip Line adventure or a cloud forest walk over the Hanging Bridges. Your visit also includes a walk through the largest butterfly garden and a visit to the Selvatura Sloth Sanctuary.

Overnight at hotel in Monteverde (B)

Day 6: Monteverde Cloud Forest to Guanacaste

After breakfast at the hotel your shuttle transfer will take you from your Monteverde Area Hotel to Guanacaste. After checking in at your hotel you will have the afternoon to relax by the pool or enjoy the spectacular Guanacaste sunset.

Overnight at hotel in Guanacaste (B)

Day 7: Guanacaste

Scuba Diving
Breakfast at Hotel – Meet your dive group and Scuba Diving (Local) 2-Tank Dives (Divers) with a great variety and abundance of marine life. Return to the hotel for the afternoon by the pool or arrange an outside adventure.

Overnight at hotel in Guanacaste (B)

Day 8: Guanacaste

Scuba Diving
Breakfast at Hotel – Meet your dive group and Scuba Diving (Local) 2-Tank Dives (Divers). Afternoon free to relax at the hotel or enjoy the beach

Overnight at hotel in Guanacaste (B)

Day 9: Guanacaste

Free day to enjoy on the beach before continuing to your next destination or on your dive safari trip.

Overnight at hotel in Guanacaste (B)

Day 10: Guanacaste to Liberia Airport

Free day to enjoy on the beach before continuing to your next destination or on your dive safari trip.
Departure (B)

Prices

 

Value Package Option

Hotels:

La Fortuna: Casa Luna (Standard Garden)
Monteverde: Monteverde Country Lodge (Standard)
Guanacaste: Villa del Sueño (Superior)

 

Travel Window Must book by Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Dec 16 2021 – Jan 5 2022 (Peak)
Apr 10 – Apr 17 2022 (Peak)
Booking Window – Open $1968 $3092
Jan 06 – Apr 09 2022
Apr 18 – Apr 30 2022
Booking Window – Open $1879 $2931
May 01 – Dec 20 2022 Booking Window – Open $1722 $2657
SPECIAL PROMO
May 01 – Nov 30 2022
Must include
“Special Promo” in request
$1722 $1623 $2657 $2499

 

 

Mid-Range Package Option

Hotels:

La Fortuna: Arenal Manoa (Junior Suite)
Monteverde: Poco a Poco (Standard)
Guanacaste: Bosque del Mar (Junior Suite)

 

Travel Window Must book by Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Dec 20 2021 – Jan 5 2022 (Peak)
Apr 10 – Apr 17 2022 ( Peak)
Booking Window – Open $2574 $3926
Jan 06 – Apr 09 2022
Apr 18 – Apr 30 2022
Booking Window – Open $2187 $3614
May 01 – Oct 31 2021 Booking Window – Open $2298 $3388
Nov 01 – Dec 19 2021 Booking Window – Open $2411 $3614
SPECIAL PROMO
May 01 – Jun 30 2022
Aug 15 – Oct 31 2022
Must include
“Special Promo” in request
$2298 $2083 $3388 $2957
SPECIAL PROMO
Nov 01 – Dec 15 2022
Must include
“Special Promo” in request
$2411 $2287 $3614 $3365
From To Diver Non-Diver Diver (Special) Non-Diver (Special) Offer ends  
Dec 16, 2021Jan 05, 2022$1,968$0ENQUIRE NOW
Apr 10, 2022Apr 17, 2022$1,968$0ENQUIRE NOW
Jan 06, 2022Apr 09, 2022$1,879$0ENQUIRE NOW
Apr 18, 2022Apr 30, 2022$1,879$0ENQUIRE NOW
May 01, 2022Dec 20, 2022$1,722$0ENQUIRE NOW
May 01, 2022Nov 30, 2022$1,722$0$1,623ENQUIRE NOW

Upgrade Your Vacation

Want to make a change? Customizing the perfect dive vacation
At Bill Beard Costa Rica, we work with you to make sure your dive vacation is absolutely perfect. Our local knowledgeable staff will assist you with planning and customizing your trip so it is the perfect fit.

 

Deluxe Package Option

Hotels

La Fortuna: Arenal Kioro (Suite)
Monteverde: Senda Monteverde (Superior)
Guancaste: Mangroove (Bark Suite)

 

Travel Window Must book by Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Dec 22 2021 – Jan 4 2022 (Peak)
Apr 08 – Apr 18 2022 (Peak)
Booking Window – Open Request Request
Jan 05 – Apr 07 2022 Booking Window – Open $3097 $5378
Apr 18 – Apr 30 2022 Booking Window – Open $2936 $5056
May 01 – May 30 2022
Sep 01 -Oct 31 2022
Booking Window – Open $2719 $4626
Jun 01 – Aug 31 2022
Nov 1 – Dec 15 2021
Booking Window – Open $2784 $4755
SPECIAL PROMO
May 01 – Jun 30 2022
Sept 01 – Oct 31 2022
Must include
“Special Promo” in request
$2719 $2540 $4626 $4310

 

Booking Bonus – Extend your stay for our Deluxe Package. If you travel between May 01 – Jun 30 2022 or Sept 1 to Oct 31 2022 you can get an additional free night in Monteverde.

 

All prices are in US Dollars, per diver Prices are land package only – Do not include AIR

 

 

From To Diver Non-Diver Diver (Special) Non-Diver (Special) Offer ends  
Dec 20, 2021$2,574$0ENQUIRE NOW
Apr 10, 2022$2,574$0ENQUIRE NOW
Jan 06, 2022$2,187$0ENQUIRE NOW
Apr 18, 2022$2,187$0ENQUIRE NOW
May 01, 2022$2,298$0ENQUIRE NOW
Nov 01, 2022$2,411$0ENQUIRE NOW
May 01, 2022$2,298$0$2,083ENQUIRE NOW
May 01, 2022$2,298$0$2,083ENQUIRE NOW
Nov 01, 2022$2,411$0$2,287ENQUIRE NOW

Itinerary

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Includes

• 9 nights – La Fortuna (3), Monteverde (2), Guanacaste (4)
• Private transfer from Airport to Arenal Volcano
• La Fortuna Highlights Tour – Hanging Bridges, Waterfall + Lunch
• Hot Springs Entrance with Dinner
• Shuttle Van, boat, van lake transfer from La Fortuna to Monteverde
• Choice of one (1) Monteverde Adventure: Canopy Zip Line or Hanging Bridges Walk
• Visit to the Butterfly and Sloth Sanctuary
• Private transfer Monteverde to Guanacaste
• 4 Dives – (2 Days of 2 tank AM Boat Dives in Papagayo – weights, belt and tanks included)
• Private transfer from Guanacaste to Liberia Airport
• Breakfast (9), Lunch (1), Dinner (1)
• Taxes

What to bring

Once your trip is booked your local expert will send you a list of recommended items on what to bring on your vacation.

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