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Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days - Caribbean Retreat

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  • Whitewater Raft Down the Rio Pacuare
  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Go Snorkelling
  • Sail through the Caribbean
The Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days - Caribbean Retreat tour starts and ends in Alajuela, San José. The Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days - Caribbean Retreat is a Sailing, Yachting And Motor Boating tour that takes 10 days taking you through Alajuela, San José, Costa Rica and other destinations in Costa Rica.

This chilled out 10-day trip is all about the Caribbean vibe: white-sand beaches, reggae music, hammock siestas and serene turquoise water. We journey down to the Rastafarian town of Puerto Viejo in Costa Rica by rafting down the extravagant Rio Pacuare, named 1 of the 5 most beautiful rivers in the world by National Geographic! We then settle in the wonderland of Bocas del Toro in Panama to experience everything that the Caribbean has to offer. There's a very cool mixture of Latin and Creole culture present in this region and English-speaking locals give you a break from practicing your Spanish to joke about with the people here. There’s also some stellar diving and snorkeling in the unbelievably clear water, as well as very underrated waves for surfing on the picturesque Caribbean beaches. And no trip through the Caribbean is complete without hopping on a yacht and gliding across the crystal waters with a beverage of your choice in hand and your entire Free & Easy group around you!
Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days: 10 days in Costa Rica, Panama
Group flights arrive in to San Jose, stay at nearby Alajuela Backpacker’s and get to know your new travel family over cold beers and pizza!
Early morning departure for white water rafting on Costa Rica’s infamous Rio Pacuare (includes buffet breakfast and lunch in the jungle, whole trip covered by FnEZ). Continue on a coaster bus (AC) and arrive in the late afternoon into the rasta Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo. Spend the following days with optional activities like our FNEZ beach bicycle parade, waterfall day trip, Jaguar Rescue Centre tour and the infamous Tasty Tuesday Party with our good friends at Tasty Waves Cantina!
Take a short shuttle to the Costa Rica border, cross into Panama! Take another shuttle and then a speedboat to the islands of Bocas Del Toro and stay overtop the water at our guesthouse. Spend the following days with optional activities like coral surfing (under sea deep boarding), snorkeling, surfing, fishing, a catamaran booze cruise or exploring and shopping around the funky vibes of Bocas Town.
Take a speedboat back to mainland, shuttle to the Costa Rica border and shuttle to a lunch spot along the Caribbean coastline. Continue on via a coaster bus (AC) to Alajuela Backpackers where you can laugh about your adventure with your new best friends over cold beer, rum and pizza! 

Pura Vida!
what’s included
accommodation (central trips)
  • Accommodation for the duration of your Free & Easy experience
  • Rooms will be a mixture of 2-6 person rooms throughout the trip
meals: costa rica & panama (10 days)
  • Buffet breakfast and lunch during White Water Rafting day trip
  • Sunset beach BBQ
transportation
  • All group travel between destinations
  • If you are doing multiple trips, all travel between trips is included
  • Return international flights and airport transfers
    (No surprise extra flight surcharges)
    Land Package prices do not include your international flight, airport taxes or transfers
optional activities: costa rica & panama (10 days)
  • Caribbean bicycle tour
  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving 
  • Snorkeling 
  • Waterfall tour
  • Catamaran booze cruise
  • Caving
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  • Knowledgeable and fun Free & Easy leaders
  • 17 years of trip leading experience
  • No commissions or gratuities required or accepted... ever!
  • Preparations guidebook
  • Trip Experience guidebook
INCLUDED ACTIVITIES
  • Whitewater Raft Down the Rio Pacuare
  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Go Snorkelling
  • Sail through the Caribbean
  • Fly Under Water
  • Catch a Fish and Eat It, Too
  • Practice Yoga on the Beach
  • Caribbean Bicycle Parade
  • Puerto Viejo Waterfall Tour
  • Tasty Tuesday Fiesta at Tasty Waves Cantina!
  • Beach Cleanup
what’s excluded
  • All meals and drinks (except those mentioned above)
  • Activities outside of the ones listed above (optional activities are not included)
  • Any Visa or Visa fees
  • Spending money
Tour details
Duration 10 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 20 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Alajuela, San José, Costa Rica/ Alajuela, San José, Costa Rica
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A deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 14 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days - Caribbean Retreat tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days - Caribbean Retreat tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Costa Rica & Panama Trip: 10 Days - Caribbean Retreat tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.
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