Costa Rica: Pacific Escape & Osa

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The very best of Costa Rica's Pacific coast, from idyllic beaches and volcano views to remote rainforests teeming with exotic wildlife. Enjoy it as a road trip, or let us do the driving, with special places to stay and local 'Tico' flavour at every turn.

  • Rainforests & volcanoes
  • Waterfalls & hot springs
  • Amazing wildlife
  • Packed with local flavour
  • Tropical snorkelling
  • Self-drive or transfers
  • Memorable places to stay
  • 100% Travel Positive
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

13 nights small independent hotels & lodges

Private airport transfers

4x4 vehicle

Guided experiences (see activities)

All breakfasts

3 x lunches

1 x dinner

Guided Activities

Costa Rica welcome meeting

Bajos del Toro waterfalls tour

Tapir Valley birdwatching/nature tour

Shared tropical island snorkelling

'Tapir Trail' guided wildlife walk

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Holiday Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date

Please note: International travel & fuel for vehicle hire not included.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Costa Rica

A friendly face will be waiting to greet you today and take you to a tranquil hotel set in bird-rich botanical gardens. It's a good place to simply relax or stretch your legs after your flight.

Day 2

Travel into the volcanic highlands

Day 3

Walk between waterfalls

Day 4

Explore the canopy from hanging bridges

Day 5

Pass Arenal en route to your next base

Day 6

Look for exotic wildlife with your guide

Day 7

Head to the Pacific coast

Day 8

Dedicate today to turtles

Day 9

Choose how to explore on the Pacific

Day 10

Fly to the Osa Peninsula

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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Wildlife-rich forests

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At epic volcanoes

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Costa Rica's incredible wildlife

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The local 'Ticos'

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In the Pacific Ocean

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In idyllic small hotels


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