Package Details

Bocas del Toro and Puerto Viejo Adventure Package

On this excursion you will discover the best the Caribbean has to offer in both countries, Panama and Costa Rica. You will start your trip with a non-stop flight from Panama City Albrook Terminal to the quaint little island of Isla Colon with the main town being Bocas del Toro, Panama. During your 2 nights/3 days stay, you will explore Cayo Zapatillo, where you can try out deep boarding, the new way to snorkel. After 2 nights in this quaint little town you will cross the border and take a boat and Shuttle to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, where you can hike through the jungle or just enjoy the beach. This package offers a variety of activities and adventure, but also plenty of time to relax!

from $909 per person

Duration:

6 complete days/5 nights.

Additional Nights/Days can be added.

Cost per Person:

From $909 per person, Based on Double occupancy Low season

* Rates are based on double occupancy / low season.

Includes:

* Domestic flight from Panama City (Albrook Terminal) to Isla Colon

* 2 nights lodging at (Tropicale suites Ocean View extra nights can be added)

* Full day Cayo Zapatillo Tour

* Shared shuttle Bocas del Toro to Puerto Viejo

* 3 nights lodging at Banana Azul (Extra nights can be added)

* CFT Cahuita Hike and waterfall

* CFT Jaguar rescue Center and Punta Uva

* Shared shuttle from Puerto Viejo to San Jose

Please Note!

At the end of the package you can experience the amazing Pacuare Rafting Adventure back to San Jose for an additional $47 per person, please note this will also require a final night in San Jose which can be arranged for as little at $60 per person double occupancy. If your return flight is out of Panama City we can arrange the shuttle and flight back for as little as $158 p/p

‘You can also add a couple off nights in Boquete before heading to Bocas del Toro, let us know if this might be interesting for you.’

Not Included:

● Exit and entry fees to be paid on both sides of the border (calculate another $24 for round trip)

● Single supplement if single room(s) needed

● Taxes

What to Bring:

Shoes or sandals that can get wet for rafting trip, sunscreen, pants, insect repellent, hiking boots/shoes, bathing suit, sunglasses, towel, Passport and onward ticket leaving Costa Rica (or Panama if you are ending the tour there) for border crossing.

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Bocas del Toro / Panama

Day 1

Domestic Flight from Panama City to Isla Colon

After a short flight from Panamas capital city (Departure Albrook Terminal) to the amazing Isla Colon where you will be able to experience the quaint town of Bocas del Toro. You will check in to Tropical suites for 2 nights. You will have the rest of the day to explore the town on your own.

Day 2

Full day Cayo Zapatillo Tour

You will go on a tour to Cayo Zapatillo, where you can try out deep boarding, the new way to snorkel. The tour includes lunch and snorkeling equipment. After a full day on and in the water, you can enjoy the evening in Bocastown or at your lodge.

Day 3

Travel to Puerto Viejo

After a short walk from your hotel to the boat dock you will travel by small passenger boat to the town of Almirante where you will then travel by shared shuttle to the border with Panama, you will cross the Rio Sixaola, pass through immigration and then take another shuttle to Puerto Viejo where you will check into Banana Azul for 3 nights You will have the rest of the day to explore the town on your own.

Day 4

Daily Tour in Puerto Viejo

On your fourth day you can choose from a variety of our local daily tours, Choose from one of the most popular daily tours on Mondays, our most popular Jaguar Rescue Center and Punta Uva Trail Tour on Monday, Wednesday! Cahuita Nat Park Hike and Lost Waterfall on Tuesday or Friday and our newest Saturday Full Fun Day Tour that combines both the jaguar rescue Center and Cahuita Nat Park tour!

Day 5

Daily Tour in Puerto Viejo

On your fifth day you can choose from a variety of our local daily tours, Choose from one of the most popular daily tours on Mondays, our most popular Jaguar Rescue Center and Punta Uva Trail Tour on Monday, Wednesday! Cahuita Nat Park Hike and Lost Waterfall on Tuesday or Friday and our newest Saturday Full Fun Day Tour that combines both the jaguar rescue Center and Cahuita Nat Park tour!

Day 6

Shared shuttle transfer to San Jose (Option to return to Panama is also available)

Early morning pickup in Puerto Viejo with onwards transportation to San Jose in a very comfortable 12-15 person van with Wi-Fi and A/C. Please note travel time is about 5 hours so if you have a flight on this day please plan accordingly.

Please Note!

At the end of the package you can experience the amazing Pacuare Rafting Adventure back to San Jose for an additional $47 per person, please note this will also require a final night in San Jose which can be arranged for as little at $60 per person double occupancy. If your return flight is out of Panama City we can arrange the shuttle and flight back for as little as $158 p/p

Bocas Hotels Options

Bocas del Toro / Panama

Tropicale Suites

Within a 6-minute walk of the island’s ferry terminals, this all-suite, waterfront hotel is 2 km from Istmito Beach.

Featuring colorful artwork and wood furnishings, the casual studios provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, kitchenettes and living areas. All have whirlpool tubs, plus private balconies with sea views; a 2-bedroom suite adds a separate living room and a full kitchen. Freebies include parking, along with breakfast served in an adjacent cafe. Local tours are available.

• If you would like to stay a bit longer in Panama, you can of course add more nights in Bocas, Or the option is open to add nights in Boquete before arriving in Bocas del Toro.

OPTIONAL LUXURY Hotel in Bocas del Toro / (Rates will increase depending on the hotel selected and time of year)

Azul Paradise

The goal, to establish harmony with nature while truly giving guests the opportunity to experience the culture of their surroundings.  We strive to stay away from the feeling of a cookie cutter resort, and give our guests the real view of the country they are experiencing.

Stop Dreaming and Start Packing!

Puerto Viejo Hotel option

Hotel Banana Azul

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 22 beautiful guest rooms and Villas with private baths, fans, and free wireless internet and some rooms like the Villas have A/C . 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.

• If you would like to stay a bit longer in Costa Rica , you can of course add more nights at Banana Azul or opt to head off to another great location like Tortuguero or Arenal Volcano area!

San Jose Hotel option

Park Inn Downtown

Stay near the heart of San José, Costa Rica
Within walking distance of the bustling downtown area, the Park Inn by Radisson San José, Costa Rica is an ideal choice for corporate travelers who want to be near business parks and leisure travelers who enjoy easy access to the best attractions. After a busy day, relax in a comfortable guest room or suite, each with amenities like free wireless high-speed Internet and plasma TVs with HD channels. When it’s time to eat, head down to the on-site RBG Bar & Grill for a tasty selection of American and international favorites.

Additional Add-Ons

Boquete Panama

Boquete garden Inn

Boquete Garden Inn’s cabañas have two guest rooms each — one upstairs and one downstairs. Lovingly designed, our rooms have the amenities and comforts you expect, while capturing the essence of Boquete. Rate includes: daily three-course, sit down hot breakfast; complimentary Social Hour drink tickets (redeemable any day of your stay); drink tickets for selected restaurants (exclusively for Boquete Garden Inn guests – an approximate value of $40 per couple); WiFi; cable TV; ‘Boquete Your Way’ personalized activity planning service and more! All of our rooms and premises are non-smoking.

Tortuguero Costa Rica

Pachira Lodge

This property is a 6-minute walk from the beach. The pretty Pachira Lodge is located 5 minutes’ boat trip from the entrance to the lush Tortuguero National Park. It offers an outdoor pool and sun terraces, as well canopy tours and green turtle spotting. Set in a 34-acre estate, the hotel offers spacious rooms with vibrant décor. Each has a ceiling fan, screened windows and a private bathroom. Breakfast, lunch and dinner with buffet style featuring local and international cuisine are included on the rate. Guided tours and shuttle from and to San José City are for free. Massages services for a charge and a free Wi-Fi at the front desk are on offer, as well as activities including fishing. In summer, you can also spot green turtles laying eggs nearby, arrange canopy tours and sunset boat tours.

Arenal Volcano

Silencio del Campo

Offering an outdoor pool, relaxing volcanic hot springs and a restaurant, Hotel El Silencio del Campo is located 6 minutes’ drive from Fortuna. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with cable TV, air conditioning and a terrace. A coffee machine is also offered. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. You can enjoy the mountain and garden views.

At Hotel El Silencio del Campo you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk and laundry facilities. The property offers free parking.