We’ve specially designed this package to be for your honeymoon or if you and your loved one simply need a romantic getaway. Almost everything is included in this package so you won’t need to plan a thing. Here’s what your days will look like:
Daily from your hotel in San Jose, Arenal or Puerto Viejo. Inquire about other starting locations.
4 days/3 nights. Additional Days can be added.
Cost Per Person:
From $579 per person, depending on hotel and tour options chosen and package dates.
Additional nights on the Caribbean Coast can be added in Puerto Viejo or Bocas del Toro.
(For travel dates after Dec 1st please inquire for pricing)
● Transportation from San Jose or Arenal to Puerto Viejo, also includes transportation back to San Jose only.
● 3 (or more) nights accommodations at Banana Azul or other select hotel
● Couples massage with two therapists and side-by-side tables right on the beach in a private massage Bungalow!
● Your choice of the Canopy/Zipline or Animal Rescue Center/Chocolate Lady/Waterfall tour or. Or the All Day Jungle Adventure (Additional cost depending on tour selected)
● Rafting Trip down the Pacuare River including lunch
● Transportation at end of trip to San Jose or Arenal
● Breakfast daily
● Romantic Dinner on the beach in a private setting at the Banana Azul Beach Club just for the two of you.
● All taxes and service charges
● Optional accommodations in San Jose before your trip if you’d like us to arrange this for you (select this option on the booking form to see prices).
Extra fee for transport for pickup or drop-off at Arenal hotels which are further from La Fortuna than Tabacon Resort such as Arenal Lodge or Arenal Observatory Lodge.
What to Bring:
Swimsuit, shoes or sandals that can get wet for rafting trip, sunscreen, pants, insect repellent, hiking boots/shoes.
You have two choices for transportation. You can take a comfortable shared shuttle ride that picks you up at your hotel in San José and drops you off at your Puerto Viejo accommodation or you will get picked up early from your hotel in San Jose (or Arenal area) for a thrilling whitewater rafting trip down Costa Rica’s most popular rafting river, Rio Pacuare! This is our most popular rafting trip and Costa Rica’s premier river trip.This is the ultimate blend of wilderness exposure and invigorating excitement! If you do not yet have a hotel for the night before you depart we recommend the #1 rated hotel in San Jose Hilton Garden Inn la sabana. If you prefer a boit closer to the city and perhaps a LGBT exclusive hotel we recommend Colours Oasis, a great option if you are looking for meeting other LGBT travelers
After this amazing adventure you will end the tour in Puerto Viejo which is located about another 2 1/2 away from the rafting site, our provider will continue you on there in their very comfortable mini-vans which will assure relaxation on to your next destination. Upon entering Puerto Viejo you will realize that you are not in Kansas anymore. You will be surrounded by lush rain forest on one side and the crystal blue Caribbean Sea. Nestled on the shores of the Caribbean Sea you will arrive to your hotel for the next three nights. Banana Azul, We are quite certain that after your first night you will want to stay even longer!
On our very popular Animal Rescue Center , you can get close to and learn about wild cats, monkeys and snakes at the Jaguar Rescue Center.
On the Chocolate Lady and Waterfall tour you will learn the process of traditional chocolate making and visit one of the most impressive waterfalls of the area. In the afternoon you’ll have some time to explore the vibrant village of Puerto Viejo with its laid-back atmosphere. There are plenty of shops and hip restaurants and cafes to choose from.
Should you prefer something on the water we recommend another local favorite the Cahuita National Park option combines a guided hike through the jungle, a boat ride to Punta Cahuita and snorkeling. This is the number one destination in the area and you’re sure to see plenty of wildlife, in and out of the water. All snorkeling equipment is provided.
On this day You will be able to enjoy this relaxing massage with Pablo, our on site local Puerto Viejo Masseur on the beach at Banana Azul all while listening to the soothing sounds of the surrounding nature and crashing of the waves just steps away from your private massage hut. After relaxing you will have a delicious romantic dinner for two on the beach prepared especially for you!
This will be your last day, you will be transfer back to your hotel in San Jose or to the airport in a comfortable shared shuttle. But if you would love to stay a couple more days we can arrange an add on to your vacations, we have multiple options and places to see like Bocas del Toro!
Puerto Viejo Hotel Option
Banana Azul is a small hotel north of town beachfront on Playa Negra. This small boutique hotel has been created with care using local products and a philosophy that emphasizes relaxation. Blooming gardens adorn the property, as do several freely-hanging hammocks and a meandering pond inhabited by fish and turtles. There is a restaurant, bar, pool and beach club.
The hotel consists of fourteen beautiful guest rooms with private baths, fans, and free wireless internet. Most rooms are on the second floor of the main building, and open onto a large veranda with sweeping ocean views and of the garden
Optional add-on to Bocas del Toro Island Hopper
From an additional you can spend one or two days in Panama
Day 1 – Travel to Bocas del Toro and 2 hour activity
Days 2 – Discovering Bocas del Toro and Cayo Zapatillo Full day tour
(Only offered with 2 night package) You will be picked up early in the morning at your hotel to head directly to the border of Costa Rica and Panama. After crossing the border over the famous bridge of River Sixaola your driver will bring you to the Port of Almirante.
From there you head towards the Dolphin Bay, enjoying a light breakfast on the boat. At the Dolphin Bay you have time to observe dolphins in their natural environment before you’re heading towards Cayo Coral.
Day 3 – Depart Bocas del Toro for Puerto Viejo at 8am or 12pm, or San Jose at 6am
Bocas Hotels Options
Bocas Paradise Hotel & Restaurant a neat, clean and cosy colonial-style building that’s perched over the transparent waters of the Caribbean, right in the center of this vibrant little town. The Bocas Paradise Restaurant seating overlooks the water out on the terrace where one can come or go by water taxi, as is customary here. Even if the walk is a few blocks, many residents and tourists alike opt to take the water route between destinations. The menu at the cafe is small, but rest assured that any choice is bursting with freshness and created with care.
The Only thing this places overlooks is the Sea! A big smile and warm welcome will greet you at the Hotel Palma Royale in Bocas del Toro, Panama. They have a great Main Street Location, 20 meters from the sea. Relax and enjoy a tropical and spacious feeling here with a host of personal touches.
2 Days/1 Night or 3 Days/2 nights
Cost Per Person
From $177.00 per person, 2day/1night Low season Economical option
From $265.00 per person, 3day/2night Low season Economical option