Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets

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4.7 Based on 52 Reviews
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7987
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Spend three nights in Drake Bay, the remote gateway to some of the premier wildlife destinations in Costa Rica
  • Explore Corcovado National Park, one of the biologically rich areas on the planet
  • Discover the wildlife and waterways of Tortuguero, an important nesting site for green turtles
  • Enjoy unrivalled wildlife viewing, including monkeys, sloths, dolphins and whales (in season)
  • Visit both the Caribbean and Pacific coastlines
The "Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets" tour starts and ends in San Jose. It is a marine wildlife trip that takes 15 days taking you through Corcovado National Park, Tortuguero National Park, San Jose and 6 other destinations in Costa Rica. "Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Costa Rica has many secrets to explore: from the wildlife-rich waterways of Tortuguero to the dense jungle coastline of the Osa Peninsula, an area named “the most biologically intense place on Earth” by National Geographic. Scarlet macaws rule the roost adding brilliant flashes of red, blue and gold to the foliage; humpback whales breed in the waters off-shore, and sloths crawl along cecropia branches.
  • Day 1: Start San Jose
  • Day 2: To Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 3: Boat tour around Tortuguero waterways
  • Day 4: To Cahuita; relax on the Caribbean coast
  • Day 5: Wildlife walk in Cahuita National Park
  • Day 6: Free day in Cahuita
  • Day 7: Walk in La Marta Wildlife Refuge; to Turrialba Valley
  • Day 8: To Savegre Cloud Forest
  • Day 9: Free day to discover walking trails in Savegre
  • Day 10: To Sierpe; boat to Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula
  • Day 11: Boat trip to Caño Island
  • Day 12: Boat trip to Corcovado National Park; discover the park on foot
  • Day 13: Mangrove boat trip; to Sierpe; to San Jose
  • Day 14: Visit the Irazu Volcano National Park and the Orosi Valley for a coffee tour
  • Day 15: End San Jose
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 8 lunches and 7 dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.7 - Excellent
Based on 52 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 13 2019
5 - Excellent
An amazing holiday!
We had spent a long time saving for and planning this trip for myself and my boyfriend. It did not disappoint. It was even better than we expected. From the moment we stepped off the plane, everything was organised. We got the... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 29 2019
5 - Excellent
Loved it!
Amazing trip, highly recommended. The itinerary changed slightly, so there was snorkelling on the last day which was amazing, almost as if leaving the best till last! This is for the more adventurous traveller rather than the... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 01 2019
5 - Excellent
Love Costa Rica
Wonderful experience. This place is in my wish list from such a long time and finally my wish completed. Awesome trip and amazing experience.
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 11 2019
5 - Excellent
Fabulous Coasts and Country
Wonderful, well organised trip full of interest. Great mix of forest, coasts and wildlife everywhere you looked, even sitting outside your room!Thank you to our fellow travellers who made this a memorable holiday.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 May 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets 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.


For this Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets 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 received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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