Uncover Costa Rica on our exclusive Discover Recover holiday. Choose from a range of excursions to create the ultimate bespoke holiday adventure. Zipline through the forest canopy, raft one of Costa Rica’s many rivers, soak in the hot springs of the Arenal Volcano, board a catamaran for snorkelling and diving adventures, float down the Tarcoles River to see crocodiles, iguanas and basilisks basking on the banks, explore the diversity of the rainforest, take a museum tour of San Jose and become a coffee aficionado with a coffee plantation tour. Each activity also includes an opportunity to enjoy authentic, local cuisine. Then, recover from your adventures with one of our luxury, healthy holidays.
We will tailor-make your Discover Recover holiday to suit your exact requirements and make this an unforgettable holiday experience.
|3+ nights accommodation at a hotel of your choice|
|7+ nights accommodation in Costa Rica with breakfast|
|Return transfers (included, but optional)|
|Flights available on request|
Choose from a variety of our different excursions and tours to Discover Costa Rica.
► Adventure Tour of Sarapiqui
Discover the natural wonders of Sarapiqui, a large territory located in the Northern part of the country, with crystalline rivers and abundant scenic beauty. Start your adventure with a canopy zip line tour in the forest, followed by lunch in a local restaurant. Then decide between a rafting trip on the white waters of the Sarapiqui River or a horse ride led by locals who know the best ways to discover the beautiful and wild scenery.
► Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Hot Springs tour
Travel to the north of the country through cattle ranches and diverse plantations before enjoying a lunch in front of the Volcano in La Fortuna. Relax and unwind at the unique hot springs in the afternoon and then enjoy a night time view of the volcano and its incandescent explosions while you eat dinner.
► Bosque de Paz Cloudforest Reserve tour
Experience this biological reserve on foot before enjoying a delicious gourmet lunch with spectacular views of the mountains where the local birds, butterflies and mammals are often spotted. Complete your adventure with a visit to the orchid garden, sure to be an interesting ending to an unforgettable experience.
► Tortuga Island Calypso Cruise
On this tour, you begin by enjoying a typical Costa Rican breakfast. Then, after winding through the volcanic mountains, you will board a super catamaran on which you can enjoy freshly made Pina Coladas. After passing a number of the beautiful islands, enjoy an afternoon full of snorkeling, swimming, diving and exploring.
► Jungle Crocodile Safari Tour
Travel to the Tarcoles River where you can observe American crocodiles, iguanas and basilisks in their natural environment alongside 120 different species of bird. Tour guides will offer educational information on the diverse biological and ecological aspects of the area, to ensure that you leave with a new found respect for this unique natural world.
► Chirripo White Water Rafting Tour
Experience the thrill of Chirripo River’s voluminous rapids as you raft down waves that will take you around the Irazu volcano and the Braulio National Park. The excitement of the waves will keep you going, and you will be ready to enjoy a local lunch after a morning full of action. Don’t forget a change of clothes – you’ll need it!
► Veragua Rainforest Park Tour
Experience the chance to visit reptiles, frogs, butterflies and hummingbirds led by your own naturalist guide. Observe and interact with para-taxonomists carrying out research programmes to understand the biodiversity of Costa Rica’s rainforest. Take in the most impressive views of La Amistad International Park on an open tram through the rainforest canopy before or after a stop at a local restaurant for a nutritious lunch.
► San Jose City Tour
Take this chance to be guided to the capital’s main attractions, from Democracy Place to Hispanidad Fountain. Enjoy visits inside the Pre-Colombian Gold Museum and the National Theatre before heading to the western section of San Jose to experience La Sabana Metropolitan Park, the Contemporary Art Museum and other famous gems.
► Tortuguero Eco Adventure
This 3 day, 2 night adventure will see you travel to one of Costa Rica’s most popular eco-tourist destination, only accessible by boat or small aircraft. Stay in comfortable lodge accommodation and experience what the knowledgeable guides have to offer you; local village tours, boat tours along the canals and hiking trips give you the chance to experience the park and all of its beauty!
► Doka Coffee, Poas Volcano and La Paz Tour
See a coffee plantation up close and learn about the ancient techniques used to produce coffee. Admire the Poas Volcano with its crater and fumaroles up close before enjoying lunch at La Paz Waterfall Garden. Experience a waterfall up close with a rainforest walk, then visit nature exhibits for more information about the local ecosystem.
Recover and relax after your exciting Costa Rican adventures with a healthy holiday where you can choose from various wellness programmes. Whether you feel like de-stressing with daily spa treatments, staying active with horse riding or surf lessons or finding inner peace with a yoga or Pilates class, there is something to suit all preferences. Leave Costa Rica feeling energised and refreshed and filled with happy memories from your Discover Recover holiday.
For more information, view our wellness holidays in Costa Rica
(This is our suggestion but nights and tours are flexible, prices based on a 10 night stay)
|DEPARTING BETWEEN||SHARING FROM||SINGLES FROM|
|15 Nov - 30 Apr 2019||£3,460||£5,270|
|01 May - 14 Nov 2019||£2,860||£2,860|
Enquire with us to include flights from your preferred airport
With an inviting warm climate and stunning natural features Costa Rica is an ideal backdrop for an active healthy holiday designed to help you get back to nature. Explore the untouched tropical rainforest for the chance to see howler monkeys and toucans or if you’re feeling particularly adventurous; you can visit an active volcano on a hiking trek.
Costa Rica boasts miles of stunning beaches offering surfers who flock there from all over the world an excellent surfing experience; and with surf schools offering expert coaching all levels of experience are welcome. Unwind with yoga and Pilates classes, go horse riding or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding, there are options to suit everyone on one of our hand-picked healthy holidays.
Flights to San Jose are from London via Miami, Atlanta or New York with an average flight time of 16 hours. You have the option of a stopover in these locations, if you wish to explore the cities more. On arrival, we will arrange for a private transfer to your discover hotel which will take approximately 15 minutes.
Costa Rica’s Pacific coast is home to Florblanca, set in a secluded jungle and sitting on one of the best surf beaches on the coastline. To get to the resort, a private charter flight is highly recommended, allowing you to view the breathtaking Nicoya Peninsula from above and learn more about the area. Alternatively, you could take a domestic flight, either way the flight duration is 30 minutes. Upon arrival to Tambor, your private transfer will take you to the resort, which will take approximately an hour, allowing you to witness some of Costa Rica’s beautiful villages and landscape.
Once you have discovered Costa Rica, now it’s time to recover on our healthy holiday at Florblanca. Unwind with yoga and Pilates classes, enjoy surfing, stay active on our Fusion Fitness programme or simply relax with spa treatments of your choice so you end your holiday in optimal health.