Family Pacific Beaches: 8 days / 7 nights
Eight wonderful days with abundance of nature and beach. Explore the world´s most diverse forest in Corcovado and snorkel at legendary Caño Island. Memories to share with the family forever.
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Family Pacific Beaches Expedition: 8 days / 7 nights
San Jose – Osa Peninsula - Corcovado national Park - Cano Island exploring and snorkeling - Manuel Antonio beach
USD$1135 p/ p
USD$1235 p /p
Sept 30 to
Nov 30, 2008
Dec 01 to April 30, 2009
July 01 to Aug 31, 2009
Except Dec 24 to Jan 01 and Easter Week
B=breakfast, L=lunch, PL= pic-nic lunch D=dinner
Day 1. San Jose arrival We will be picking you up at the airport to take you to your hotel in San Jose. Here will be forwarded to you a packet with all the necessary information for your trip. Overnight in Hotel Quality Inn & Suites.
Day 2. San Jose/ local flight to Osa Peninsula (B, L, D) Start out today with a transfer to a local flight airport for a 45min flight to Osa Peninsula and the lowland tropical rainforest. Also, you will cruise the Sierpe River where you will see the largest mangrove areas in the country. Osa Peninsula boasts a high diversity and therefore earns a well-deserved visit. Overnight in Marenco Lodge.
Day 3. Osa Peninsula / Corcovado National Park (B, PL, D)
A fourth of Costa Rica´s tree species, is found on the Osa Peninsula. This lowland rainforest is made up of 700 tree species—the greatest tree species diversity in all of Central America. Get ready today to be immersed in Corcovado , unique home of many vascular plant species. A boat will take you to the northern station of San Pedrillo within the park. Truly worth a nice walk in the trails of this amazingly rich tropical forest. After a hearty pic nic lunch, this afternoon do some more walk or just enjoy the beach. Overnight in Marenco.
Day 4. Cano Island snorkeling (B, PL, D) Found 12 miles off the Osa Peninsula´s western coast, Caño Island is a treat to visit. The boat will bring you near the island first to try some snorkeling (water conditions permitting). Otherwise you will arrive in the island and go snorkeling later. The island itself is a rich archaeological site. Enjoy your day in Caño Island, snorkeling, hiking, and relaxing at the beach. Back to the hotel in the afternoon.Overnight in Marenco.
Day 5. to Manuel Antonio (B) After breakfast a boat will bring you through Sierpe River where our van will await for you to bring you by road towards Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. Enjoy this afternoon at your leisure in Manuel Antonio, considered one of the most beautiful national parks in Costa Rica. The park offers a network of trails that will guide you through an amazing tropical forest. White faced monkeys, squirrel monkeys and sloths peacefully hanging from the treetops as they share the park with you.Overnight in Espadilla Hotel.
Day 6. in Manuel Antonio (B) There are plenty of activities and tours to choose from. Manuel Antonio offers nature walks at the park, canopy tours, whitewater rafting trips, sport-fishing, sea kayaking and horseback riding among others. Or just relax.Overnight in Espadilla Hotel.
Day 7. back to San Jose. (B) Leisure morning at the beach, enjoy a leisure breakfast and take a dip in the water. Our transport will pick you up at noon to head to San Jose. (or extend your stay)Overnight in Hotel Quality Inn & Suites.
Day 8. Departure day. Airport shuttle service.
--welcome at airport
--airport to-from transfers
--all ground private transport described
--local flight one way to Osa Peninsula
--Sierpe River boat transfers
--2 nts Quality Inn & Suites (B)
--3 nts Aguila de Osa (B, L, D)
--2 nts Hotel Espadilla (B)
--Full day tour to Corcovado National Park
--Full day tour to Caño Island/snorkel gear
--Meals: breakfast daily / 3 lunches and 3 dinners
Taxes and fees for all included features