Searching for Pura Vida Costa Rica

Searching for Pura Vida

The best vacations are the ones where you get to experience a destination at your own pace. Let this Signature Trip help you unwind and explore Costa Rica one day at a time.

955 Day Costa Rica Itinerary
2 Adults
$1 pp/night
$2780 total USD

Why the main attraction is the tip of the iceberg...

Costa Rica is a country full of natural wonders and beauty – from the mountains to the beaches, making the nation itself a travel must. We’ve designed this Signature Trip to take you to some of the country’s best locations, and each day, you’ll have the freedom to explore what interests you the most.

3 reasons this will make your travel dreams come true…

  1. You’ll spend nearly a month traveling across the country, seeing a variety of landscapes and wildlife.
  2. Live your best life as you do what you want, when you want. Give in to your whims!
  3. This incredible extended getaway is as economical as it is indulgent.

A complicated trip made simple.

Planning even a short getaway can be a hassle, so imagine being responsible for the logistics of nearly 30 days abroad! Thankfully, you’re savvy enough to let your Anywhere Local Expert manage the details and be there to help you every step of the way. Travel the world unencumbered and go Anywhere.

Activities

955thdayTreetop Climbing

Hotels

2nightsHotel Brilla Sol
4nightsHotel Arenal Rabfer
3nightsMonteverde Inn
5nightsHotel Giada
4nightsOtro Lado Lodge
4nightsEl Faro Beach Hotel
4nightsLas Caletas Lodge

Meals

Free Breakfast for 26 days

Transport

shuttleAlajuela & SJO Int'l to Arenal  
shuttleArenal to Monteverde  
shuttleMonteverde to Samara  
shuttleSamara to Santa Teresa  
shuttleSanta Teresa to Manuel Antonio  
shuttleManuel Antonio to Sierpe  
shuttleSierpe to Alajuela & SJO Int'l  

DAY 1


Alajuela & SJO Int'l

Hotel Brilla Sol - night 1 of 1

Hotel Brilla Sol
Hotel Brilla Sol
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Hotel Brilla Sol is located 2.5 miles west of the Juan Santamaría International Airport. As such, it’s an excellent place to begin or end your trip to Costa Rica.

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DAY 2


Alajuela & SJO Int'l / Arenal

Hotel Brilla Sol

Hotel Arenal Rabfer - night 1 of 4

Alajuela - SJO Int'l to Arenal

Alajuela - SJO Int'l to Arenal
Alajuela - SJO Int'l to Arenal
Shuttle transport type
8:00 am - 12:00 pm pickup/drop-off time
4.00 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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Hotel Arenal Rabfer
Hotel Arenal Rabfer
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

The Arenal Rabfer Hotel is located just two blocks from the central park of La Fortuna Costa Rica home to the famous Arenal Volcano and the adventure tour center of Costa Rica.

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DAY 3


Arenal

Hotel Arenal Rabfer - night 2 of 4

DAY 4


Arenal

Hotel Arenal Rabfer - night 3 of 4

DAY 5


Arenal

Hotel Arenal Rabfer - night 4 of 4

DAY 6


Arenal / Monteverde

Hotel Arenal Rabfer

Monteverde Inn - night 1 of 3

Arenal to Monteverde

Arenal to Monteverde
Arenal to Monteverde
Shuttle transport type
8:20 am - 12:00 pm pickup/drop-off time
3.67 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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Monteverde Inn
Monteverde Inn
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

The quaint Monteverde Inn sits in the Tilaran mountain range, found in the northern part of the Puntarenas province. For an incredible eco-adventure, visit this mountain paradise of Monteverde, renowned for its extremely beautiful Cloud Forest Reserve and abundance of bird species. There is a unique Quaker community that settled there in the 50s and began what is now the greatest milk and fine cheese production in Costa Rica. This is a stupendous vacation destination for those who wish to be surrounded by the beauty of nature.

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DAY 7


Monteverde

Monteverde Inn - night 2 of 3

DAY 8


Monteverde

Monteverde Inn - night 3 of 3

DAY 9


Monteverde / Samara

Monteverde Inn

Hotel Giada - night 1 of 5

Monteverde to Samara

Monteverde to Samara
Monteverde to Samara
Shuttle transport type
7:40 am - 1:30 pm pickup/drop-off time
5.83 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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Hotel Giada
Hotel Giada
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Hotel Giada is located on the Nicoya Peninsula, at Samara Beach. The beach has been awarded the Blue Flag recognition of a clean beach with clean water and is considered one of the nicest beaches in the country. The cozy beach village of Samara is home to great restaurants, shops and bars.

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DAY 10


Samara

Hotel Giada - night 2 of 5

DAY 11


Samara

Hotel Giada - night 3 of 5

DAY 12


Samara

Hotel Giada - night 4 of 5

DAY 13


Samara

Hotel Giada - night 5 of 5

DAY 14


Samara / Santa Teresa

Hotel Giada

Otro Lado Lodge - night 1 of 4

Samara to Mal Pais - Santa Teresa

Samara to Mal Pais - Santa Teresa
Samara to Mal Pais - Santa Teresa
Shuttle transport type
8:15 am - 12:45 pm pickup/drop-off time
4.50 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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Otro Lado Lodge
Otro Lado Lodge
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

The hotel Otro Lado Lodge is located in Santa Teresa, on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. This peaceful, small hotel has four residences, situated amidst green tropical gardens. The Otro Lado Lodge is only steps away from the beautiful white sandy beaches of Santa Teresa/Malpais, which are some of the nicest beaches on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.

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DAY 15


Santa Teresa

Otro Lado Lodge - night 2 of 4

DAY 16


Santa Teresa

Otro Lado Lodge - night 3 of 4

DAY 17


Santa Teresa

Otro Lado Lodge - night 4 of 4

DAY 18


Santa Teresa / Manuel Antonio

Otro Lado Lodge

El Faro Beach Hotel - night 1 of 4

Mal Pais - Santa Teresa to Manuel Antonio

Mal Pais - Santa Teresa to Manuel Antonio
Mal Pais - Santa Teresa to Manuel Antonio
Shuttle transport type
6:45 am - 1:45 pm pickup/drop-off time
7.00 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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El Faro Beach Hotel
El Faro Beach Hotel
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

El Faro Beach Hotel is located on a hillside near the Manuel Antonio National Park. This hotel is constructed from shipping containers and has a unique, environmentally friendly design.

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DAY 19


Manuel Antonio

El Faro Beach Hotel - night 2 of 4

DAY 20


Manuel Antonio

El Faro Beach Hotel - night 3 of 4

DAY 21


Manuel Antonio

El Faro Beach Hotel - night 4 of 4

DAY 22


Manuel Antonio / Drake Bay

El Faro Beach Hotel

Las Caletas Lodge - night 1 of 4

Manuel Antonio to Sierpe

Manuel Antonio to Sierpe
Manuel Antonio to Sierpe
Shuttle transport type
9:00 am - 11:00 am pickup/drop-off time
2.00 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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Las Caletas Lodge
Las Caletas Lodge
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Las Caletas Lodge is located in Drake Bay on the northern end of the Osa Peninsula, part of Costa Rica’s Puntarenas province. Drake Bay is one of the most inaccessible places in Costa Rica, and for many, it is this remoteness which makes it so special. Lacking the hustle and bustle of any city life, it is one of Costa Rica’s premier nature destinations, a true get-away-from-it-all kind of place.

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DAY 23


Drake Bay

Las Caletas Lodge - night 2 of 4

DAY 24


Drake Bay

Las Caletas Lodge - night 3 of 4

DAY 25


Drake Bay

Las Caletas Lodge - night 4 of 4

DAY 26


Drake Bay / Alajuela & SJO Int'l

Las Caletas Lodge

Hotel Brilla Sol - night 1 of 1

Sierpe to Alajuela and SJO Airport

Sierpe to Alajuela and SJO Airport
Sierpe to Alajuela and SJO Airport
Shuttle transport type
10:00 am - 2:30 pm pickup/drop-off time
4.50 hours duration

Shuttle service is a shared transportation option in an air-conditioned minibus between popular destinations. Shuttle routes operate daily, and in some cases there are multiple departure times throughout the day. However, shuttles are by no means a public bus. They are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance.

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Hotel Brilla Sol
Hotel Brilla Sol
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Hotel Brilla Sol is located 2.5 miles west of the Juan Santamaría International Airport. As such, it’s an excellent place to begin or end your trip to Costa Rica.

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DAY 27


Alajuela & SJO Int'l

Hotel Brilla Sol

DAY 955


Treetop Climbing

Treetop Climbing
Treetop Climbing

Ascend to the top of the Monteverde Cloud Forest on this tree climbing adventure. Ficus trees have a hollow trunk, forming a tube with natural footholds for you to climb. Once you reach the top, you can step out onto a viewing platform for an unforgettable view of the surrounding forest.

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Included for 3 persons in your party. 2 adults , Child age: 7
From 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm start/end time
Transport included
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