12 days / 11 nights

San José - San Ramón - Arenal - Potrero Beach

From US $ 2 299 per person
Minimum: 02 people traveling together

Costa Rica is a Wellness Natural Sanctuary;  with its pleasant tropical climate, its benefits thanks to the immense variety of ecosystems, its peaceful and beautiful landscapes, its friendly people, and a lifestyle of peace and respect that reflect the culture and essence of Pura Vida.

This program offers you activities that you can focus on tending to your body, mind, and soul, with the hopes of achieving a newly cultivated sense of mindfulness in daily life.

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Day 1: Pura Vida

Welcome to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country with 51100 km2, where it finds 6.5% of the planet’s biodiversity. Home to a vast number of diverse ecosystems.

When you arrive at the International Airport, one of our representatives will be waiting to drive you to the hotel and deliver all the travel information.

Overnight in San José.

Day 2: Wellness experience at the city

Wellness experience at the city (San José)

Breakfast at the hotel.

During the morning, the guide will pick you up at the hotel, to start a cultural walking tour of some iconic monuments in San José. Visit the National Theater, the Golden Museum, and learn as much as possible about the culture of the capital.

As part of the Costa Rica lifestyle, you will taste the typical flavors in a delicious lunch made with local ingredients in a local restaurant. After exploring the art of food, you will have the opportunity to finish this experience by enjoying a holistic activity.

Overnight in San José.
Breakfast & lunch included.

Day 3: San José - San Ramón

San José - San Ramón

Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning you will move from the central valley to the mountains on the west side. You will stay for 2 days at the Cloud Forest of San Ramón, in a beautiful small lodge called Villa Blanca (private transfer).

One of the few places in Costa Rica where you can enjoy all the comforts of a boutique hotel while experiencing one of the most unique and endangered types of tropical forests in a private cloud forest reserve.

You will be ensconced by a beautifully appointed 19th-century re-creation of a mountain farm village. From the charming room, each one features vaulted cane ceilings, elegantly handcrafted furniture, and a variety of conveniences and amenities that include wood-burning fireplaces, private garden porches.

Once at the lodge, you will have time to enjoy the surroundings, we suggest you try a cup of coffee.


Overnight in San Ramón.  Breakfast included.

Day 4: Cloud Forest of San Ramón

San Ramón

Breakfast at the hotel.
 
Today you will have an amazing cultural activity, where you will visit the farm to learn how to milk cows, pick up some eggs and learn how the lodge produces and collects its fresh products.

This tour of the property is a connection opportunity, where the biodiversity of flora and fauna of the cloud forest shows its essence.

After that, the guide will be waiting to take you a walk through the cloud forest for around 2 hours.

As a part of only 2.5 % of the Planets remaining cloud forests, this unique forest habitat continues to amaze the clients, hotel guests and students from around the world, as well as the qualified projects in the hotel’s José Miguel Alfaro Research Station, the only one of its kind operating within a hotel property in Costa Rica.

The rest of the day we recommend relaxing in the shared areas.

Overnight in San Ramón. Breakfast included.

Day 5: San Ramón – Arenal

San Ramón – Arenal

Breakfast at the hotel.

After lunch, in private transportation, you will be moving to the world’s famous Arenal Volcano area from the cloud forest.

After the check-in at the hotel, you will have time to change and continue to the gorgeous hot springs, as part of your wellness program.

These thermal waters are going to give you a ton of benefits for your health, such as improving blood circulation, hydrating the skin,
improving the immune response, and much more.

Overnight in Arenal. Breakfast included.

Day 6: Forest connection & The taste of Costa Rica

Morning: Forest connection (Arenal)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Another benefit that you will enjoy with this program is the forest connection when you visit the paths in a private natural reserve, on the outskirts of the Arenal Volcano. This hike is part of the wellness experience with nature, through slow walks outdoors as a healing practice to find inner peace. It encourages people to be present in the mind, body, and spirit.

Enjoys the sensation of being alive, obtains many benefits from the relationship between ourselves and the rest of the natural world. Invites people to experience the pleasures of nature through all their senses.

Evening: The taste of Costa Rica (Arenal)

Go back to the hotel for lunch. You will have time to rest a little bit and wait for the next cultural activity today.

The guide picks you up at the hotel around 17:00 hours to take you to a private property, where you will enjoy a cooking class.

You will learn about Costa Rican food and local agricultural products such as yucca, tiquisque, peach palm, sugarcane, and other interesting local foods.

Also, you could visit the garden and farm where the fresh cooking ingredients come from. You will get an understanding of the meaning of fresh and the concept “from the farm to the table”.

You will make your dinner and finally just TASTE!!!!

Overnight in Arenal. Breakfast & dinner included.

Day 7: Coffee and chocolate tour

Arenal: coffee and chocolate tour

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is the coffee and chocolate tour.  

Starting a tour on a farm is perfect for a morning. The place offers a trip of two of the most important export products of Costa Rica. You will be through the coffee plantation, here you will learn about the history and walk through the process from the coffee beans to the drink we all love.

After the chocolate tour starts, you will smell and taste diverse types of chocolate while your guide will tell you about the history.  Also, you will see how the plant goes from seed to pure ground cacao.

This activity could be scheduled in the morning or in the afternoon, at your convenience.

Overnight in Arenal. Breakfast included.

Day 8: Arenal - Potrero Beach

Arenal - Potrero Beach (Guanacaste)

Breakfast at the hotel.

During the morning you will travel from Arenal to Potrero in the North Pacific by shared transportation.

The different beaches in the area offer a variety of activities for those who want to spend their time in the sand and the sun.

Overnight in Potrero. Breakfast included.

Day 9: Santa Rosa National Park & Liberia City Tour

Guanacaste (morning)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Santa Rosa National Park & Liberia City Tour  is ideal for you if you want to know some history about Guanacaste’s culture.

This park is the most important monument to the protection of the dry forest and freedom after independence. In 1856 “La Casona” is where the Costa Rican army composed of countrymen beat a group of filibusters that tried to conquer the whole Central American territory.

On this tour, you will have a chance to walk through the dry forest that contains 2% of the worldwide biodiversity at one of the trails where you can see monkeys, birds, deer, and many more animals. 

Guanacaste (afternoon)

After the visit to Santa Rosa Park,  the excursion continues to Liberia City, where you can still walk around the center of the town.

Historically, Liberia has been called “La Ciudad Blanca” because of its white adobe houses, white dirt roads, and its people who dressed all in white because of the extreme heat. You could buy some souvenirs in this city, meanwhile, we will show you the historic places.

Overnight in Potrero. Breakfast & lunch included.

Day 10: Yoga & relax

Guanacaste

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning yoga class from 8:30 - 09:30 am at the hotel deck.

Today is a free day at leisure to explore the area or just to enjoy the hotel facilities.

Overnight in Potrero. Breakfast included.

Day 11: Free day (Potrero Beach)

Potrero Beach

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is a free day at leisure to explore the area or just to enjoy the hotel facilities.

Overnight in Potrero.  Breakfast included.

Day 12: Potrero Beach – Guanacaste Airport

Potrero Beach – Guanacaste Airport

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to the airport in Liberia, Guanacaste. The recommendation is to be at least 3 hours before departure of his flight home.

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The Route

San José - San Ramón - Arenal - Potrero Beach - Guanacaste