Customized Costa Rica Vacation Sample Itinerary for 4 people
Day 1: Private Transfer San Jose International Airport - El Silencio lodge & Spa
Board the van for the 1 hour and 45 minutes drive to the mountain region where you will
find El Silencio Lodge. Hidden in Costa Rica’s central volcanic region, El Silencio Lodge &
Spa is a planet-friendly sanctuary for soft adventure and inspired wellness.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa. Is an eco luxury hotel located in Costa Rica's tropical cloud
a tiered layout. Each suite sits on above-ground pillars to respect the forest’s natural
topography and features bamboo ceiling tiles, energy-efficient lighting, and outdoor jacuzzi.
private viewing deck with handcrafted rocking chairs, a heated outdoor jet pool, electric
heaters, and spectacular mountain or river vistas. Top-tier personal care products by
Aromas Para el Alma have been selected for their body nourishing and eco-friendly qualities.
The king-sized bed is outfitted with luxurious sheets and a cloud-top mattress for the most
regenerative sleeping experience in Costa Rica. Floor-to- ceiling sliding glass doors
guarantee amazing vistas of the cloud forest. Twin day beds with end tables set a perfect
lounging and reading area, doubling as sleeping arrangements for quadruple
occupancy.Each deluxe suite features river or cloud forest views, a private viewing deck and
whirlpool and electric heater.
While in the Silencio Lodge (Optional activities not included):
Take full advantage of the La Paz Waterfall Gardens Park. Enjoy the magnificent
hikes, view the spectacular waterfalls, and visit the hummingbird gallery and
Visit the Poas Volcano National Park and hike up to the crater’s edge, one of the
largest on earth. Complete your visit with a 30-minute hike to the lagoon, located
near the crater.
On the way down from the mountains, visit the Doka Coffee Plantation to learn about
the process that produces the world’s best coffee.
Go rafting on the Sarapiqui River. The river has Class III and IV rafting for adventure
aficionados and Floating Safari Class II rafting for slower-paced, nature lovers. Both
are excellent tours featuring amazing scenery, interesting wildlife and thrilling
Los Elementos Trail this mystical trail draws you to thick recesses of El Silencio’s
surrounding cloud forest. In intimate contact with Costa Rica’s undisturbed nature,
the spirit takes over, heeding a gentle invitation to let go of frustrations while
embracing your innermost dreams.
Tree planting is one of the guests’ favorite activities. Leaving a positive mark in the
midst of Costa Rica’s cloud forest in full communion with nature is uniquely
rewarding and memorable. Each seedling is tagged with a commemorative card and
photo updates are given periodically.
Los Bajos Cultural tour, Los Bajos del Toro Amarillo is a thriving rural community
with rich traditions, unsurpassed landscapes, and intriguing flora. This guided tour
pays a visit to local orchid enthusiast, Don Martin Porras’ in his private garden. His
collection features more than 400 orchid species, from fun shoe-shaped specimens to
tiny varieties of Lilliputian beauty. A magnifying glass is provided for a fun micro-
safari. Followed by a visit to the local butterfly garden, local school, church, soccer
field, and a relaxing stop at the local women’s association’s cafe for a hot cup of
agua dulce (sweet raw sugar beverage) and local pastries. On-site
Inner Artist, embrace your inner artist through local culture. Learn the traditional
ox-cart painting techniques from authentic Sarchi artisans. Bold strokes and brilliant
colors create one of Costa Rica’s most emblematic crafts.
Overnight at El Silencio Lodge & Spa - One Deluxe Suite - Breakfast Included for 1
Day 2: Private Transfer El Silencio Lodge - Arenal
At a time TBD, your driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby for the 2 hours transfer to La
Fortuna area. This drive will take you down the northern mountains to the San Carlos
region, an area rich in agriculture, forests and cattle. Arrive and check into two Orchid
Rooms at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort.
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort. Is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the
Leading Spas of the World and recognized by both Spa Finder’s Readers´ Choice Awards and
Travel & Leisure, it´s the most renowned hot springs spa. This 102-room property offers
luxurious accommodations and friendly service in a quaint, tropical environment. It is the ideal
location to engage in the many adventure tours and nature activities in the region then end the
day back at the hot springs. The resort's also a favorite among honeymoon couples, featuring
the romantic Gala Dinner set in a bungalow in the gardens. Your room rate includes daily entrance to the hot springs.
Relax in the inviting ambience of our spacious Orchid Rooms. They are furnished with colorful décor including a two queen beds and side table. The rooms are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet, Cable TV, and air conditioning system. Tropical sounds and colors of the rainforest will be part of your experience during your stay in our Orchid Rooms.
Nestled within the flat, rich lands of San Carlos, the Arenal Volcano rises up from the
rainforest like a natural monument. One of many remarkable sights in the area, this
mountain of fire symbolizes the adventure and mysticism of the region.
Known as the adventure capital of Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano/Fortuna area offers numerous activities, ranging from highly charged white water rafting, canyoning and caving to more leisurely hikes through the rainforest and soothing swims in hot springs. The region’s attractions include the Arenal National Park, the Fortuna River Waterfall, the Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve, and numerous adventure tours in the Rainforest.
With its rolling hills, cattle farms, rainforest, and Costa Rica’s largest lake, the Arenal area’s
verdant landscape is a cornucopia of bio-diversity.
While in Arenal (Optional activities not included):
Relax at the country’s top hot springs resorts featuring breath-taking volcano views
and lush tropical gardens. Some of Costa Rica’s top spas and therapists make Arenal
their home. (The hot springs are included for those staying at Tabacon Grand Spa
Thermal Resort or The Springs Resort & Spa or Arenal Kioro)
Visit the Fortuna River Waterfalls, located a short three miles from town. Here, you
can see magnificent waterfalls cascade into the rainforest and have the opportunity
to hike and swim in the river.
Go rafting on the Sarapiqui River. The river has Class II, III and IV rafting for
adventure aficionados and Floating Safari Class I & II rafting for slower paced, nature
lovers. Both are excellent tours featuring amazing scenery, interesting wildlife and
Try canyoning, one of the country's top adventure activities. Rappel down four walls,
including three waterfalls, inside the rainforest -- truly an unforgettable experience!
For nature and kayaking lovers, the Arenal Lake offers the opportunity to experience
a memorable kayaking outing with the possibility to spot interesting wildlife in their
Take a Volcano Hike in the Arenal National Park where you will learn all about the
Arenal Volcano and its history.
Extreme adventure aficionados will thrive during a visit to the Venado Caves. Spend
1½ to 2 hours on a guided visit, climbing walls, sliding through mud-holes, hiking in
underground rivers, and exploring these unique caves. Your clothes are likely to be
ruined, but the adventure makes it worth it.
Mountain bike on an old dirt road and take in view of the volcano, lake Arenal, and
rainforest. Beginner, intermediate and advanced options available.
Enjoy a “Floating Safari” tour through the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge. This area is
considered to be of the best sites on the continent for bird watching; Caño Negro is
also home to a number of other animals such as sloths, three types of monkeys,
caimans, lizards, bats, and a myriad variety of flora native to the wetlands.
Overnight at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort - Two Orchid Rooms - Breakfast
Included for 4 nights.
DAY 5: Sky Tram / Sky Trek / Sky Walk
At a time TBD, the staff from Sky Adventures will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel to
start your Sky Tram / Sky Trek / Sky Walk Tour. Board the Aerial Tram for the 10-minute
ride through the rainforest to reach the first platform. Enjoy magnificent views of the
volcano and the Arenal Lake on your back. Embark on one of Costa Rica’s top canopy
adventures as you glide down 10 zip lines for a total of over 2 miles of cables. You will then
enjoy the Sky Walk Tour which is a hanging bridges tour. During this tour, spot myriad
species of flora and fauna. This 3.6 km long hike takes approximately 3 hours. Includes: transportation, naturalist and experienced guides, entrance fee. What to bring: comfortable clothes, camera, binoculars, insect repellent, and rain gear during rainy days.
Overnight at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort - Two Orchid Rooms - Breakfast Included for 4 nights.
DAY 6: Private Transfer Arenal - San Jose International Airport
Board your van for the 2 ½ hour private transfer to San Jose. Travel east across the San
Carlos flatlands then climb the northern mountains of the Central Valley towards the city of
San Ramon. Merge onto the Interamerican Highway en route to San Jose International
Airport. Arrive in time to check into your flight to Panama City.
Private Transfer Panama International Airport (PTY) - JW Marriott Panama Golf &
Beach Resort Board the van for the 1 hour and 45 minutes’ drive to the playa blanca region where you
will find JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort..
Expand your horizons at the JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort. Located in
Buenaventura, Panama, and occupying
hundreds of acres of pristine Pacific coastline,
our hotel is truly a tropical oasis. We invite you
to experience our state-of- the-art resort
amenities, which include a Jack Nicklaus-
designed golf course, an array of ocean side
pools, and a full-service luxury spa.
Our light-filled, luxurious hotel rooms and suites boast expansive floor-to- ceiling windows.
Overnight at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort. - Two Pool View Rooms for
DAY 7: El Valle Tour
Overnight at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort. - Two Pool View Rooms for
DAY 8 : Private Transfer JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort - Panama
Board your van for the 1 hour and 45 minutes’ drive to the Panama International Airport
(PTY). Arrive in time to check into your flight back home.
END OF SERVICES
1 night at two deluxe suites at Silencio Lodge and Spa, tax and breakfast included
4 nights in two Orchid rooms, tax and breakfast included at Tabacon Grand Spa
3 nights at JW Marriott Panama Golf and Beach resort, two pool view rooms, tax and
Transfers airport – hotel – airport in Costa Rica and Panama
Private transfers in between Silencio and Arenal
Eco-concierge , mystic hiking, in Silencio Lodge
Daily access to Thermal springs resort facilities, sky tram, sky trek, sky walk
El Valle tour from Playa Blanca in Panama
Airfare to Costa Rica and Panama and airfare between countries
Kosher meals extra attached
There is can be storage and warming fee in some resorts
Other tours or transfers not speficied above
This is proposal only, nothing is being booked. Price is subject to availability.
Terms and conditions
• 50% Deposit is due at time of booking
• Balance is due in full 60 days prior to arrival
• In certain cases, depending on the hotel, service or activity, 100 % payment is required at
time of booking