Tour description provided by G Adventures

Travel from coast to coast, from the Caribbean-flavoured beaches of Costa Rica's Atlantic coast to the Latin rhythms of Guanacaste, known for its miles of beaches, killer surf and consistently sunny weather. In between, make a stop on the country's volcanic backbone at the Arenal Volcano, a wonderland of rafting, hiking, waterfalls and hot springs.


Day 1 San José

You will be met at San José International Airport and transferred to your hotel for the night. There are no planned activities, so enjoy the city on your own. Included Activities: Arrival Day Welcome Meeting for Independent Trips Transport: Arrival Airport Transfer

Day 2 San José/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Transfer east out of the central highlands to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, on the Caribbean Coast. Additional Notes: Due to availability, our hotel may either be in Cahuita or Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Transport: Shared van (5.00-6.00 hours)

Days 3-4 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

The picturesque village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca’s 14km (8.7 mi) of white and black sand beaches are surrounded by exotic tropical vegetation. Rent a boogie board if the waves are calling, dance the night away to reggae and calypso, taste flavourful Afro-Caribbean cuisine, and succumb to the natural beauty of this tropical paradise. This area of Costa Rica was quite isolated until a road was built a only a couple of decades ago, and it still hasn’t lost its charm.

Day 5 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/La Fortuna

Transfer to the Arenal region. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and opt to soak in the hot springs. Transport: Shared van (5.00-6.00 hours)

Day 6 La Fortuna

There are lots of optional tours available; La Fortuna is one of the centres of adventure travel in Costa Rica. Options include river rafting, mountain bike, caving, or horseback riding. Don’t forget about the hot springs, fed directly by a volcano.

Day 7 La Fortuna/Guanacaste

Transfer to the coast. Opt to surf or swim the waves, practice yoga on the beach, or chill out by the water. Transport: Shared van (4.00-5.00 hours)

Days 8-9 Guanacaste

Spend your days taking in the sun and sea, and participating in optional activities such as surfing, fishing, golf, horseback riding, cycling, boating, or snorkeling.

Day 10 Guanacaste/San José

Transfer back to the capital. Transport: Shared van (6.00 hour(s))

Day 11 San José

Depart at any time. Departure transfer included. Transport: Shared van