You are here Home Adventures and Beach North Costa Rica for Less

9-Day North Costa Rica for Less at Tamarindo – From: $1,235 Adults / $385 Children

AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN SAN JOSE UNTIL DEC 7, 2017

    Visit and enjoy more of Costa Rica for less with the most popular parks and reserves of Costa Rica, from the Rainforest of the Highlands in Arenal, to the Cloud Forest in Monteverde, and the Wildlife Reserve in Cano Negro. Enjoy a soothing swim at the Thermal pools at the Ecotermales Spa. Top your Costa Rica vacation off with a relaxing stay at a beachfront resort in Tamarindo Beach in the Guanacaste Coast.

    Enjoy North Costa Rica for Less at Tamarindo Beach with our 9 day vacation package with excursions to the Arenal Volcano Park, the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, and the Hanging Bridges in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. End it relaxing at the Tamarindo Beach in Guanacaste.

     
    • 8 nights hotel accommodations, 1 in San Jose, 2 in Arenal, 2 in Monteverde and 3 in Tamarindo Beach at the Guanacaste Coast
    • 9 meals (8 breakfasts, 1 lunch)
    • Private transfer from the San Jose airport to the Wyndham Hotel
    • Private transfer from your Guanacaste hotel to the Liberia International Airport
    • Shuttle van/bus transfer from San Jose to Arenal
    • Shuttle van/bus transfer from Arenal to Monteverde
    • Shuttle van/bus transfer from Monteverde to the Guanacaste Coast
    • Tour of the Arenal Volcano Park with an English-speaking guide
    • Admission to the EcoTermales Hot Springs and Thermal Pools

    • Guided Nature Cruise of the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge with lunch
    • Canopy Zip Line at the Selvatura Adventure Park in Monteverde
    • Hanging Bridges at the Selvatura Adventure Park in Monteverde
    • Applicable Taxes and service charges
    • Entrance Fees to all included attractions and activities
    • English-speaking local hosts and guides
    • All Transfers and Sightseeing in A/C vehicles
    • Personalized service of our Costa Rica-based operational office


    Day 1 | Bienvenidos to San Jose, Costa Rica!


    Your EcoAmerica Tours representative will greet you at the airport, assist you with your luggage, and provide you with a private van transfer to the hotel of your choice for an overnight stay. Check-in is available after 2:00 PM. Balance of the day is at leisure enjoying the facilities of the resort-like hotel.

    • Standard Class: Wyndham Herradura Hotel
    • First Class: Wyndham Herradura Hotel
    • Deluxe Class: Costa Rica Marriott

    Day 2 | San Jose to the Arenal Volcano Park / Guided Tour of the Park & EcoTermales Hot Springs & Thermal Pools | B.


    You will have an early breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, proceed to board the shuttle van for a scenic shared ride across the Continental Divide to the Tilaran Mountain Range, home to the Arenal Volcano Park (3 – 3 ½ hours). Check-in at the hotel of your choice for two-night stay with breakfast and taxes included. In the afternoon, meet your local guide and begin today’s activity:

    The adventure begins on the Western side of the volcano where you will partake on a guided easy hike on the Toucans Trail which traverses the rainforest and crosses over a large lava flow from 1992. It is possible to observe a great variety of plants, wildlife and magnificent lava rock formations. Once on the top of the lava flow you will have a beautiful view of the Arenal Lake. During the tour, your guide will provide interesting and educational information regarding the history of the majestic mountain and the Arenal Volcano National Park. Afterwards, relax in the thermal hot springs and pools at the EcoTermales Thermal Pools. EcoTermales Fortuna is the crown jewel of a family owned and operated far, located on the foothills of the mighty Arenal Volcano, amidst the calm beauty of a lush tropical forest.

    • Standard Class: La Pradera Hotel
    • First Class: Magic Mountain Hotel
    • Deluxe Class: Royal Corin Hotel

    Day 3 | Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge | B.L.


    Today, your local guide will escort you on a full day land and water expedition. Begin your journey with a scenic drive to the northern village of Los Chiles, drive through the San Carlos plains enjoying the beautiful scenery of the side of the road, where a great variety of agricultural products are cultivated, such as: sugar cane, cassava (yucca), pineapples, bananas, papayas, orange trees, legumes, and other fruits and vegetables. Located near the border of Nicaragua, The Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and Rio Frio (Frio River) are biological humid areas considered to be one of the richest in biological diversity in Costa Rica where a great variety of flora and fauna can be observed.

    The northern wetlands are considered among Costa Rica’s most eco diverse areas. Board your expedition boat and enjoy a Nature Cruise in search of exotic fauna. The Canals of the River “Rio Frio” and its breathtaking surroundings are home to thousands of animals, and with some luck you will have to opportunity to see monkeys, sloth, caimans, turtles, bats and a great variety of birds living in their natural habitat. Return to the hotel after lunch.

    Day 4 | Arenal to the Monteverde Cloud Forest | B.


    Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a scenic 3- 3 ½ hour shuttle van shared transfer to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Private Reserve. Check-in at the hotel of your choice for a two-night stay with breakfast and taxes included. Balance of the day is spent at leisure enjoying a visit on your own to the quaint town of Santa Elena.

    • Standard Class: Heliconia Hotel
    • First Class: Heliconia Hotel (Jr. Suite)
    • Deluxe Class: El Establo Hotel

    Day 5 | The Monteverde Cloud Forest Adventures at the Selvatura Park with Tree Canopy Zip Line and Hanging Bridges | B.


    The day is at leisure until your local host calls for you at the hotel for today’s adventure at the Selvatura  Park where you will enjoy a Canopy Tour flying through 15 cables and 18 platforms with amazing views of the forest. The tour usually takes between 2 ½ and 3 hours and can be done by adventurers from ages 4 and older. It is a safe adventure for everyone although restrictions may apply. You will also enjoy a “walk in the clouds” during your Monteverde Hanging Bridges Natural History Adventure. Enjoy a free afternoon.

    Day 6 | Arenal to Tamarindo Beach in the Guanacaste Coast, the Dry Tropical Forest by the Sea  | B. 


    The day starts with breakfast at your Monteverde hotel, and then proceeds with shared shuttle van transfer descending from the Pacific slope of the Continental Divide to the lowlands of the North Pacific Coast. Enjoy a real scenic drive with views of the Gulf of Nicoya and its islands. Along the way, you will enjoy views of the savannas of the Dry Tropical Forest of the Pacific lowlands. Check-in at the hotel of your choice for a three night stay with breakfast and taxes included. Balance of the day is at leisure enjoying the pool or the beach.

    • Standard Class: Tamarindo Diria Beach Hotel (Classic / Standard Rooms)
    • First Class: Tamarindo Diria Beach Hotel (Tropicana Pool View Room)
    • Deluxe Class: Cala Luna Boutique Hotel and Villas (Deluxe Rooms)

    Days 7 & 8 | Enjoying the Beach and Discovering the Natural Beauty of the Guanacaste Coastline | B.


    Enjoy the beach at your own pace, venture into the countryside, or visit other nearby beaches and villages or just relax by the pool at the hotel.

    Day 9 | Guanacaste / Liberia Intl. Airport / Home | B.


    At the designated time, one of our local drivers will provide you with a private transfer to the Liberia airport to check-in for your onward flight.


     PRICES PER PERSON IN US$ – MINIMUM 2 GUESTS

    AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN SAN JOSE UNTIL DEC 7, 2017

    CATEGORY SINGLE DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD (2 BDR) CHILD2
    HIGH SEASON: JAN 2 TO APR 30 & JUL 1 TO AUG 31, 2017
    STANDARD CLASS $1,995.00 $1,270.00 $1,109.00 $1,207.00 $385.00
    FIRST CLASS $2,327.00 $1,445.00 $1,235.00 $1,380.00 $385.00
    DELUXE CLASS $3,455.00 $1,999.00 $1,689.00 $1,947.00 $537.00
    LOW SEASON: MAY 1 TO JUN 30 & SEP 1 TO DEC 7, 2017
    STANDARD CLASS $1,849.00 $1,235.00 $1,085.00 $1,175.00 $385.00
    FIRST CLASS $2,135.00 $1,349.00 $1,139.00 $1,285.00 $385.00
    DELUXE CLASS $2,885.00 $1,725.00 $1,499.00 $1,659.00 $537.00
    ¹ Triple Occupancy: Share existing beds.
    ² Children policy: Maximum two children up to 11 year old sharing the same room and bedding arrangements with 2 adults. Maximum occupancy per room: 2 adults and 2 children OR 3 adults and 1 child.

    MORE COSTA RICA FOR LESS AT TAMARINDO LODGING

    STANDARD CLASS HOTELS

    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-00    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-01    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-02    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-03

    In San Jose: Wyndham Plaza Herradura Hotel: Is a full-service 4 star resort, standing apart from the rest of San Jose Costa Rica hotels. Just 5 miles away from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), and 15 minutes away from San Jose downtown, the Wyndham Plaza Herradura’s location is idyllic for both business and leisure travelers. A true tropical experience coupled with Costa Rican charm, this hotel features 229 guestrooms and suites, with private terraces overlooking exotic floral gardens. The open corridor hotel has 3 sparkling outdoor pools and Jacuzzis, 3 restaurants, one fashionable bar and onsite Casino.


    CR-ARE-Hotel-La-Pradera-00   CR-ARE-Hotel-La-Pradera-03   CR-ARE-Hotel-La-Pradera-02   CR-ARE-Hotel-La-Pradera-01   

    In Arenal: La Pradera Hotel: Is a family establishment that wants to offer you a completely grateful and memorable lodging. For your convenience we offer you a bar and restaurant service. A large and save parking the 24 hours, for you can enjoy the presence of the exuberant Arenal Volcano, besides, explore the beautiful gardens that seduce many birds. Located at 2 km from La Fortuna, on the way to Arenal Volcano, at 5 min from Tabacon and Baldi Hot Springs. Our Facilities have: Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Volcano view in all rooms, 24 hours security, Wireless internet, Private parking.


    CR-MVE-Hotel-Heliconia-00    CR-MVE-Hotel-Heliconia-01    CR-MVE-Hotel-Heliconia-02    CR-MVE-Hotel-Heliconia-03
    In Monteverde: Heliconia Hotel: Is located on a stunning 6 acres property and is surrounded by lush, beautiful and tropical rain forest, where you can see and find hundreds of exotic birds and animals. The lodge offers a one of a kind panoramic view of Monteverde and the surrounding area.Hotel Heliconia has been decorated with a fine wood finish, all contributing to the home like ambiance. Here you will find a finely decorated restaurant and bar featuring an international menu, amazing walking trails and numerous jacuzzis found around the property that can fit 2 to 5 people, great for a romantic night for two, or a few drinks with friends. All rooms come with all the amenities like flat screen tv with cable, beautiful spacious bathrooms, fresh towels, coffee maker and balconies with sitting area.

    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-00    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-02    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-03    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-11

    In Guanacaste Coast: Tamarindo Diria (Classic or Standard Room): Spend your vacation in a peaceful tropical setting with all of the excitement and adventure that you desire, at the Hotel Tamarindo Diria on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Relax in the refreshing pool, or take a refreshing dip in the warm clear waters of the resplendent Tamarindo shoreline. Each air conditioned room features two double beds, cable television, direct dial telephones and mini bar. Active guests won’t want to miss the abundant nearby excursions, including horseback riding through the tropics, surfing, fishing, wildlife reserve expeditions and so much more. Fine dining includes international gourmet cuisine and a tempting full breakfast buffet, and you can end your day watching the sunset from the spectacular ocean terrace. Make the Hotel Tamarindo Diria a part of your vacation plans in the paradise that is Guanacaste.

    FIRST CLASS HOTELS

    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-00    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-01    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-02    CR-SJO-Hotel-Wyndham-San-Jose-Herradura-03

    In San Jose: Wyndham Plaza Herradura Hotel: Is a full-service 4 star resort, standing apart from the rest of San Jose Costa Rica hotels. Just 5 miles away from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), and 15 minutes away from San Jose downtown, the Wyndham Plaza Herradura’s location is idyllic for both business and leisure travelers. A true tropical experience coupled with Costa Rican charm, this hotel features 229 guestrooms and suites, with private terraces overlooking exotic floral gardens. The open corridor hotel has 3 sparkling outdoor pools and Jacuzzis, 3 restaurants, one fashionable bar and onsite Casino.


    CR-ARE-Hotel-Magic-Mountain-00    CR-ARE-Hotel-Magic-Mountain-01    CR-ARE-Hotel-Magic-Mountain-02    CR-ARE-Hotel-Magic-Mountain-03

    In Arenal: Magic Mountain Hotel: A colonial modern hotel, is located in La Fortuna facing the Arenal Volcano in a scenic location that provides visitors with a stunning view of the colossal Volcano Arenal. It is rounded by an exotic tropical zone, lush foliage and magnificent scenery. This property offers a prime location, panoramic Volcano views, luxury accommodations and unrivaled service.We are nearby to down town shops, souvenirs and other points of interest as well as the “hot springs”. All guest rooms features an outdoor balcony or terrace that overlook the Volcano and are impeccably furnished and feature tiled private bathrooms, desk, and either a king bed or two double beds. For your convenience, all guest rooms are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access, telephone line and an in-room safe.


                

    In Monteverde: Heliconia Hotel is located on a stunning 6-acre property and is surrounded by lush, beautiful and tropical rain forest; here can be seen hundreds of exotic birds and animals. The lodge offers a-one-of-a-kind panoramic view of Monteverde and the surrounding area.

    Hotel Heliconia has been decorated with a fine wood finish, all contributing to the home like ambiance. The hotel offers a finely decorated restaurant and bar featuring an international menu, amazing walking trails and numerous Jacuzzis for up to 5 people can be found around the property, great for a romantic night for two, or a few drinks with friends. All rooms come with all the amenities like flat screen TV with cable, beautiful spacious bathrooms, fresh towels, coffee maker and balconies with sitting area.


    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-00    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-02    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-03    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Tamarindo-Diria-12

    In Guanacaste Coast: Tamarindo Diria (Tropicana Pool View Room): Spend your vacation in a peaceful tropical setting with all of the excitement and adventure that you desire, at the Hotel Tamarindo Diria on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Relax in the refreshing pool, or take a refreshing dip in the warm clear waters of the resplendent Tamarindo shoreline. Each air conditioned room features two double beds, cable television, direct dial telephones and mini bar. Active guests won’t want to miss the abundant nearby excursions, including horseback riding through the tropics, surfing, fishing, wildlife reserve expeditions and so much more. Fine dining includes international gourmet cuisine and a tempting full breakfast buffet, and you can end your day watching the sunset from the spectacular ocean terrace. Make the Hotel Tamarindo Diria a part of your vacation plans in the paradise that is Guanacaste.

    DELUXE CLASS HOTELS

    CR-SJO-Hotel-San-Jose-Costa-Rica-Marriott-00    CR-SJO-Hotel-San-Jose-Costa-Rica-Marriott-03    CR-SJO-Hotel-San-Jose-Costa-Rica-Marriott-06    CR-SJO-Hotel-San-Jose-Costa-Rica-Marriott-07

    In San Jose: San Jose Costa Rica Marriott Hotel: Voted by Condé Nast as one of the best hotels in Central America and Mexico, the Marriott San Jose, Costa Rica Hotel is a beautiful colonial hacienda set on a 30 acre coffee plantation. With unique architecture and elegant antiques, this luxury hotel in San Jose features captivating grounds, exceptional service and a relaxing ambiance. Whether here for business or an adventurous Costa Rica ecotourism activity, enjoy magnificent natural attractions such as volcanoes, rainforest trails and canopy tours. Experience fine dining, exquisite tapas and wines at La Isabela, known as one of the best restaurants in San Jose. Swim in our two outdoor pools or pamper yourself at our coffee inspired Kuö Spa. For Costa Rica meetings, incentive groups or social events, the hotel offers 11,350 sq-ft of versatile function space, professional meeting planners and superb catering. Enjoy the splendor of this country and be assured that the Marriott San Jose hotel has everything needed for the perfect Costa Rica vacation.


     CR-ARE-Hotel-Royal-Corin-00     CR-ARE-Hotel-Royal-Corin-01    CR-ARE-Hotel-Royal-Corin-02        CR-ARE-Hotel-Royal-Corin-03
    In Arenal: Royal Corin: Is the best answer if you are looking for a comfortable and luxurious destination in one of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica. Located in La Fortuna Township, we offer great service with deluxe accommodation, fun & entertainment. The Royal Corin Resort & Spa has 54 deluxe rooms with an elegant design, quiet atmosphere in harmony with natural wealth of the area of the majestic Arenal volcano. Each room has fantastic view of the volcano mainly because of the excellent architectural design of this five stories hotel. Three floors are strictly for lodging. The Royal Corin means an excellent chance to rest and enjoy several sports with recreation options.Visitor here, experience invaluable moments and unexpected sensations meanwhile enjoys a casual chat in our Lava Bar. Guest also has the chance to improve their health into thermal waters or receive a relaxing massage in the Loto Spa.

    CR-MVE-Hotel-El-Establo-00    CR-MVE-Hotel-El-Establo-01    CR-MVE-Hotel-El-Establo-02   CR-MVE-Hotel-El-Establo-03
    In MonteVerde: El Establo Hotel: Nestled in the misty cloud forest of Monteverde, El Establo offers the best quality services that will make your trip an unforgettable experience: The area’s best view, heated indoor pools, spa, restaurants, cafe-bars, special events center, internet access, souvenirs shop, tennis court, basketball court, mini soccer court, hiking trails, and the most charming staff. This half Costarican – half Quaker, family owned hotel, will allow you to share the best of both cultures. It is located in Monteverde, 7 km from the Santa Elena Cloudforest Reserve, and 4 km from the Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve. Each room features Queen or King-size beds, wall to tall carpeting, large bathrooms, closet, sitting area, telephone, coffee maker, safety deposit box, mini-bar, hair dryer and cable TV. While at El Establo, guests will have the choice of two different restaurants: Las Riendas, with a buffet-style world-class service and Laggus, which offers the finest dining in the region.

    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Cala-Luna-00    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Cala-Luna-01    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Cala-Luna-03    CR-GTE-TAM-Hotel-Cala-Luna-02

    In Guanacaste Coast: Cala Luna Boutique: We´re located on Playa Langosta, just a few steps from the world-renowned beach town of Tamarindo. Our guests enjoy easy access to the bustle of Tamarindo, while staying just a few minutes away from the popular town, its shops and restaurants. Instead, we´re ideally situated on a secluded slice of the pristine beach called Playa Langosta, where you can enjoy a sunset all to yourself as you watch the waves roll in from the Pacific ocean. Our hotel and villas are surrounded by tall indigenous trees that are home to families of howler monkeys, as well as tropical birds and butterflies. Here, you´ll feel the relief of knowing you´ve truly come back to nature without sacrificing comfort or quality.

    Whether your definition of luxury means lounging behind fluttering curtains in one of our poolside cabanas, soaking up the warm sunshine from your lounge chair on the secluded white sand beach, or sipping cocktails from our lounge or restaurant under the starlight, once you arrive at Cala Luna, you´ll know you´ve arrived where you belong.


    • Prices are subject to change and can only be guaranteed after booking confirmation.
    • Please refer to the attached terms and conditions as presented in the credit card authorization form and in our website: ecoamericatours.com/Aboutusterms. These terms apply in full to this travel program.
    • Reservation: A $300.00 deposit per person is required to activate and process your reservation.
    • Final Payment: The balance is due 65 days prior to the start of your tour. If full final payment has not been received by the due date, EcoAmerica Tours reserves the right to cancel the reservation without notice.
    • Method of Payment: For your convenience, we accept major credit cards and checks.
    • The price does not include: personal expenses, additional activities, international and local airfares as well as airports departure taxes (unless otherwise indicated), gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, bell and wait staff, and any other service not listed.
    • Airfares, if any, booked through EcoAmerica Tours may require immediate ticketing, if so, you will be notified accordingly. In most cases, the airfare charge(s) will appear on your credit card statement as processed by the airline(s) used for your travel arrangements.
    • None of the services have been requested nor confirmed at this time (unless otherwise indicated). If the selected hotels are not available, we will make our best effort to obtain the next best available hotel in the same city/region. We should have confirmation of the suggested services and facilities and/or suitable alternatives within 48 hours after receiving your deposit, which will be applied to the final payment.
    • Meal Codes: B = Breakfast. L = Lunch. D = Dinner.
    • All tour services are SIB shared basis (unless otherwise indicated).
    • Travel Protection Plan: Travel insurance is a great way to protect your travel investment. By choosing to offer travel insurance, your travel agent is providing you a financial safety net for most unforeseen travel inconveniences. Allianz Travel Insurance plans have been created to suit most any traveler’s coverage needs. For your peace of mind, we strongly suggest you to purchase travel insurance. For more information, please visit: Allianz Global Assistance or contact us for a personalized quote.

    TAKING ADVANTAGE OF OUR FULL SERVICE PLATFORM:

    One of the main advantages of booking your trip through your Travel Consultant and the destination specialists at EcoAmerica Tours is that you do not have to spend countless frustrating hours looking on-line for hotels, point-to-point transportation, attractions, entrance fees, excursions, and much more. The second is that when traveling with us, you can be certain that we will be with you throughout your trip to continue assisting you and making sure that each one of the services included in your reservation are flawlessly delivered. When traveling with us, you will be talking to a real person who will demystify the travel components and will provide you with information that makes you knowledgeable and informed. When traveling with us you will get real value, just like countless travelers before you (we encourage you to visit our testimonial section in our website http://www.ecoamericatours.com/Aboutusreviews)

    Working with your Travel Consultant and EcoAmerica Tours means being involved in a different way of doing tourism and comes with the following benefits:

    • Almost three decades leading the tourism industry in Latin America.
    • Regional coverage and exclusive tailor-made programs.
    • Fast, friendly and efficient response to your requirements.
    • Always available: emergency line and operational offices 24H/7D.
    • We care about our guests: EcoAmerica Assistance Network.
    • Top guides and the best transportation quality.
    • Quality Control Department: care to passengers’ voice.
    • Top Producer and great relationship with key suppliers.
    • Positive impact of our operations at all levels.

    LIABILITIES

    EcoAmerica Tours, LLC. and/or any of its agents will not claim any responsibility for injury, damage, loss, additional expenses, accidental delay or other irregularities which may be caused either through willful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of companies or individuals providing or engaged in transportation, accommodations or other services related to the execution of the tour, or through natural calamities and other factors beyond its control. Prices are subject to adjustment in the event of any change, without notice. EcoAmerica Tours, LLC reserves the right to change any tour if considered necessary in order to render better service to its clients.


    BOOK IT NOW -OR- REQUEST A FREE QUOTE

    OR CALL TOLL-FREE: (888) 601-8411

    OR HAVE YOUR TRAVEL AGENT CALL US

     

    top

      Your reservation

      Personal details
      (*) Required
      Your reservation has been successfully sent
      Please fill out all required personal details

      Leave a review

      Price
      Location
      Staff
      Services
      Food