Beaches And Nature With Santa Teresa
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- No booking fees
- Active and outdoor
- duration 15 days
- tour type Small group Request as private
- age requirement 10-99 yrs
- max group size 15
- guiding method Fully guided
- Tour Code BM-31045
- Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
- Operated in English, Spanish
- Tamarindo:This busy beach resort is great for a night out, surfing, and exploring the eclectic dining scene.
- Samara:A relaxed beach town great for soaking up the sun and enjoying the breezy atmosphere.
- Santa Teresa:Located on the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, this beautiful beach getaway is about as far away from the big city as you can get.
- Tortuguero:This park is home to the nesting grounds of the green sea turtles, offering spectacular beaches and fantastic opportunities to spot wild animals and birds.
- Sarapiqui:Neighbouring the Braulio Carrillo National Park, a great area for animal spotting, this magnificent region is known for its kayaking and whitewater rafting.
- Arenal:Admire one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the country and its mesmerising park, dotted with trails and rich in wildlife.
- Monteverde:Settled by American Quakers in the 1950s, this primary cloud forest is made up of six unique ‘life zones’ and is home to many endangered species and an enormous variety of plant life.
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This comprehensive 15-day tour takes you to some of the most exotic and picturesque areas of the stunning country of Costa Rica. Relax on the sunny shores of Santa Teresa as well as throughout the tour and enjoy the freedom to choose optional excursions in the different destinations. From soft sandy beaches to fascinating cloud forests and vibrant volcanoes, this memorable tour will allow you to discover the real Costa Rica while experiencing its incredible wildlife and interesting culture.
Day 1: Arrival Liberia – Tamarindo (85km – 1.5 Hrs)
Day 2: Tamarindo – Samara (110km – 2 Hrs)
Day 3: Samara
Day 4: Samara – Santa Teresa (170km – 4 Hrs)
Day 5: Santa Teresa
Day 6: Santa Teresa – San Jose (170km – 4 Hrs By Road / 1 Hr By Ferry)
Day 7: San Jose – Tortuguero (135km – 4 Hrs By Road / 2 Hrs By Boat)
Day 8: Tortuguero National Park
Day 9: Tortuguero – Sarapiqui (85km – 3 Hrs By Road / 2 Hrs By Boat)
Day 10: Sarapiqui
Day 11: Sarapiqui – Arenal (130km – 2.5 Hrs)
Day 12: Arenal
Day 13: Arenal – Monteverde (60km – 2.5 Hrs By Road / 45 Min By Boat)
Day 14: Monteverde
Day 15: Monteverde – Depart Liberia (130km – 3 Hrs)
- 14 nights accommodation
- Hotel taxes
- Standard Hotel Category = Pasatiempo or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category = Wyndham Tamarindo or similar 4*
- Deluxe Hotel Category = Tamarindo Diria or similar 5*
- Standard Hotel Category = Samara Inn or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category= Sol Samara or similar 4*
- Deluxe Hotel Category= Nammbu or similar 5*
- Standard Hotel Category = Santa Teresa Hotel or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category = Esencia Hotel or similar 4*
- Deluxe Hotel Category = Tropico Latino Hotel or similar 5*
- Standard Hotel Category = Holiday Inn Express Forum or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category = Holiday Inn Escazu or similar 4*
- Deluxe Hotel Category = Real Intercontinental or similar 5*
- Standard Hotel Category = Pachira Lodge or similar (Lodge Standard)
- Superior Hotel Category = Evergreen Lodge or similar (Lodge Standard)
- Deluxe Hotel Category= Aninga Lodge or similar (Lodge Standard)
- Standard Hotel Category = El Bambu or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category = La Quinta Sarapiqui or similar (Lodge Standard)
- Deluxe Hotel Category = Sarapiquis Rainforest or similar (Lodge Standard)
- Standard Hotel Category = Arenal Montechiari or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category = Arenal Springs or similar 4*
- Deluxe Hotel Category = Arenal Kioro or similar 5*
- Standard Hotel Category =Monteverde Country Lodge or similar 3*
- Superior Hotel Category = Poco a Poco or similar 4*
- Deluxe Hotel Category = Monteverde Gardens & Lodge or similar 4*
- 14 breakfasts,
- 3 lunches on days 7, 8, 9
- 2 dinners on days 7, 8
- Air-conditioned transportation as indicated in the itinerary on a shared basis
- Private return transfer from/to the airport
- Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport
- Operated with Bilingual Spanish and English-speaking licensed local guides on a shared basis. Please note you will be accompanied by local guides for the activities only. There is no guarantee that you will be part of a group, or part of the same group during the tour.
- All monuments and visits as indicated: Ocean safari (boat trip and snorkelling), Guided hike in Tortuguero Village
- Guided boat tour through the canals of Tortuguero, Safari float on Sarapiqui River, Hiking Arenal Volcano National Park, Visit to Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
- Meet and greet on Day 1
- 0 Sarapiqui
- Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
- Airport taxes
- Airport porterage
- Optional tours
- International / domestic flight tickets or visa fees and local taxes
- Gratuities for drivers and guides
- Tortuguero National Park entrance fee
- Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Beaches And Nature With Santa Teresa tour. You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 34 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 25 April 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 April 2023, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 34 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Beaches And Nature With Santa Teresa 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.Visa
For this Beaches And Nature With Santa Teresa 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
- Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
- Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
Are credit cards accepted in Costa Rica?
American Express, Visa, and MasterCard have commonly accepted forms of payment in Costa Rica, especially when paying for tours, shuttle services, hotels, attractions, and other services. However, it is always a good idea to carry some cash to pay for taxi rides, meals, and other minor transactions. You will also need cash when visiting remote locations.
Do I need to visa to travel to Costa Rica?
Not everyone wishing to visit Costa Rica requires a visa. Depending on your place of residency, nationality, and length of stay, the criteria may vary. Americans, for instance, can enter Costa Rica without a visa and are allowed to stay for up to 90 days. To confirm any entrance requirements, inquire with the relevant embassy ahead of time.
Do people in Costa Rica speak English?
English is common only in tourist-friendly places in Costa Rica. Otherwise, Spanish is the official and most widely spoken language in the country. Learning a few common Spanish words and phrases might be helpful while speaking with locals. The locals also speak Creole and a few Indian languages.
What is the best month to visit Costa Rica?
The best time to visit Costa Rica is between December and April. The weather during the dry season is amazing enough to relax on the beach and trek through the forests. Those enthusiastic about exploring the lush rain forests and participating in water sports, May to November is the best time to visit Costa Rica.
How many days should I spend in Costa Rica?
A three- to five-day Costa Rica itinerary is more than enough to cover all the major highlights of the country. Anywhere between 10 days and two weeks in Costa Rica will give you enough time to explore and experience everything the country has to offer.