Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Independent, Private

Costa Rica Luxury Collection (9 days)

Swiss Travel, Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica To LIR International Airport, Costa Rica

Valid for Departures Now Through: 19 Sep 2018

Costa Rica Luxury Collection (9 days)

Day 1

San José, Costa Rica

Day 5

Conchal Beach, Costa Rica

Day 6

Conchal Beach, Costa Rica

Day 7

Conchal Beach, Costa Rica

Day 8

Conchal Beach, Costa Rica

Day 9

LIR International Airport, Costa Rica

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
San José, Costa Rica
Costa Rica Marriott None

Arrival at the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). A Swiss Travel representative will meet and greet you upon your arrival and will provide you with all the necessary documentation you will need during your trip, itinerary and the main contact information and phone numbers in case further assistance is required.

Then, you will be transferred to Costa Rica Marriott where you will be staying the first night in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Marriott hotel stands-out for its beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture with elegant arches that welcome guests, a central patio where gourmet restaurants are located and invite everyone to taste exquisite local and international dishes, as well as large corridors decorated with bricks, stones, adobes and the beautiful water fountains that will make you feel a pleasant stay all time.

Day 2
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Breakfast

At mid-morning, we will depart from your hotel and head towards the Northern Lowlands, which present a variety of pastures, wetlands, jungles, rainforests, cloud forests and river webs. Along this route, you will cross-different mountain towns such as San Ramon, Bajo los Rodriguez and Chachagua.

Enjoy the diverse scenery with pastures, wetlands, jungles, rainforests, cloud forest, and river webs. Depending on the season, you might see fields filled with pineapple, banana and sugar cane, important products of this area. Arrive in the pleasant town of La Fortuna late in the afternoon, located near the foot of Arenal Volcano, the country’s youngest at 7,000 years old, and until recently, it is most active volcano. Easily recognized by its impressive conic shape, Arenal has been alive but resting since 2010, as part of its natural evolutionary process. It remains one of Costa Rica’s greatest highlights.

Check In at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort and stay 3 nights

You have the rest of the afternoon to unwind, sunbathe by the pool, enjoy a massage in the spa and try some infusions and cocktails in the bar. With two restaurants on-site, you can choose where you dine this evening.

The Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a luxury mountain hotel set right at the base of the Arenal Volcano and surrounded by pristine lush tropical gardens, forests and natural streams. Its privileged location offers a lovely and breathtaking views of volcano like no other making it perfect place for a family vacation or a honeymoon getaway.

The highlight of this resort it its own natural hot springs complex built around a mineral water river that runs from the base of the volcano, an oasis embedded in a primary rain forest, featuring twelve natural thermal spring pools and lagoons, cascading from one to the other.

Day 3
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Breakfast

Days (3&4) are at your disposal to enjoy the different tourist attractions nearby Arenal Volcano. For adventures, we recommend the visit to the Sky Tram & Sky Trek. This tour combines the ascent to the top of the mountain by an aerial tram, enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the Arenal Lake, while the descent is through the famous canopy tour, which goes from one mountain to another, making you feel the adventure and fun. For nature lovers, we recommend the visit to the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, where it is offered boat tours in the banks of the Rio Frio in search of different species of birds, mammals and reptiles.

Day 4
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Breakfast

Days (3&4) are at your disposal to enjoy the different tourist attractions nearby Arenal Volcano. For adventures, we recommend the visit to the Sky Tram & Sky Trek. This tour combines the ascent to the top of the mountain by an aerial tram, enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the Arenal Lake, while the descent is through the famous canopy tour, which goes from one mountain to another, making you feel the adventure and fun. For nature lovers, we recommend the visit to the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, where it is offered boat tours in the banks of the Rio Frio in search of different species of birds, mammals and reptiles.

Day 5
Conchal Beach, Costa Rica
The Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal Breakfast

Today travel to Guanacaste Beaches located in the northwest on the Pacific Ocean. This area features a drier climate than the rest of Costa Rica with a mixture of forest, beaches, extensive plains and an impressive volcanic range indented with bays and peninsulas.

A significant number of protected areas, including coastal, mountainous, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, give rise to stunning wildlife-best viewed between November and April, when little if any rain falls and gorgeous plant life as everything turns a radiant green.

The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal — Nestled between lush forest and the sparkling azure waters of the magnificent Conchal Beach, this luxury all-inclusive property offers everything you need to revitalize and thrive.

Day 6
Conchal Beach, Costa Rica
The Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal Breakfast, Dinner

Days (6,7&8) at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel grounds, the beach and even consider on taking an optional (extra cost) day tours in the area.

The region is recognize for its extensive nature reserves that house an incredible concentration of flora, fauna and natural beauty. Therefore the are several reserves, natural attractions and many activities which can be done from the area at an extra cost, as: Rincon de la Vieja National Park, which holds an active volcano, thermal mud baths, and a variety of forests; there are also canopy tours, river rafting, horseback riding, forest hiking, fishing and much more for you to explore.

Day 7
Conchal Beach, Costa Rica
The Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days (6,7&8) at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel grounds, the beach and even consider on taking an optional (extra cost) day tours in the area.

The region is recognize for its extensive nature reserves that house an incredible concentration of flora, fauna and natural beauty. Therefore the are several reserves, natural attractions and many activities which can be done from the area at an extra cost, as: Rincon de la Vieja National Park, which holds an active volcano, thermal mud baths, and a variety of forests; there are also canopy tours, river rafting, horseback riding, forest hiking, fishing and much more for you to explore.

Day 8
Conchal Beach, Costa Rica
The Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days (6,7&8) at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel grounds, the beach and even consider on taking an optional (extra cost) day tours in the area.

The region is recognize for its extensive nature reserves that house an incredible concentration of flora, fauna and natural beauty. Therefore the are several reserves, natural attractions and many activities which can be done from the area at an extra cost, as: Rincon de la Vieja National Park, which holds an active volcano, thermal mud baths, and a variety of forests; there are also canopy tours, river rafting, horseback riding, forest hiking, fishing and much more for you to explore.

Day 9
LIR International Airport, Costa Rica
None Breakfast

According with your international flight schedule, we will provide you with the transfer to Liberia International Airport (LIR) where you will board your flight back home.

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations
  • Wildlife & Nature

Description

Costa Rica is truly the land of enchantment filled with a variety of flora, fauna, wildlife and filled with a rich cultural heritage and a contemporary view of eco-tourism, however over the past decade, a collection of opulent hotels and resort communities has been developing quite fast, complemented by marinas, golf courses, gourmet restaurants, hot springs and other world-class facilities.

Costa Rica's new upscale properties are as elegant and comfortable as any other in Latin America.

Here are the best regions and stays for putting a little service and Chardonnay into your sand and scenery.

Arenal Volcano: The gold standard is Tabacón Grand Spa and Thermal Resort, with excellent rooms and restaurants, as well as a river of steaming natural water, which feeds extravagant gardens and spas.

Guanacaste Beaches’ top-end options are well-established, such as the sprawling The Westin Resort & Spa Playa Conchal and plush rental properties at Reserva Conchal.

About Us

Whether it's a family vacation or a friend’s trip, Swiss Travel Service offers you the best Costa Rican experts in designing custom-made vacations. Our dedicated Virtuoso experts understand your needs and will work to satisfy them considering your client’s interests and budget. Contact us and let us know what you need and what your expectations are, the more information you give us, the better we can build an ideal program for your clients. We want to know if is it a special celebration trip, if you are looking for adventure, nature or relaxation.

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Terms & Conditions

Payment Policy:

All Individual reservations must be paid in full at least 30 days prior to the client’s arrival to Costa Rica.

Cancellation Policy:

Some charges may apply for last-minute cancellations, changes or no-shows. Cancellation charges will apply according to each supplier’s cancellation policies. Swiss Travel charges a US $50.00 handling fee for cancellation of confirmed bookings.



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By: Howie


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

this trip had a more difficult aspect in that the destinTion was in a very remote spot. It required an overnight stay enroute. All flights and transfers proceeded smoothly. The accomodations were as advertised. The only glitch was that no boarding pass was provided for leg of return flight. It turns out, none was needed, but that was not explained ahead of time.
Travel Advisor:  Kathleen Ortiz

Highly recommend

By: Wendy


Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2014

Travel Advisor:  Brigitte Feinberg

Reliable and Professional

By: ChicagoSue


Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2014

Swiss Travel helped our travel agent coordinate a nearly 2 week trip in Costa Rica.  A representative met us at the airport, gave us our final itinerary, introduced us to the driver who would be taking us to our first destination, and then checked on us intermittently throughout the trip.  All the drivers and guides who we met were professional and helpful.  While we never needed to contact someone from Swiss Travel for additional assistance, it was comforting to know that we had local contacts in the event of an emergency.  
Travel Advisor:  Michele Vogel

Wonderful

By: Jen


Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2015

We used Swiss travel for our airport transportation and for our zip lining trips and bother were great. Very professional and zip lining was fabulous!
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas

Terrific Service, Knowledgeable & Friendly Staff

By: DC Z's


Reviewed on: 17 Apr 2016

Swiss Travel provided our family with top-quality service throughout our recent vacation in and around Costa Rica. Our adventure spanned three regions - with each and every Swiss Travel Guide and Driver being extremely friendly, knowledgeable and humorous! Staff went above and beyond in describing local cultures, economic vagaries of the country's regions, historical perspectives and environmental policies that every country should aspire. Thank you, Swiss Travel and Valerie Wilson Travel! The DC Z's
Travel Advisor:  Valerie Ann Wilson

Good Service

By: Ashley


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2016

Everything was arranged ahead of time. We did not have to worry about anything on trip! It was all handled!
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Barth

Great tours & guides

By: Michelle G


Reviewed on: 20 Dec 2016

Swiss Travel employs great drivers and exceptional guides. They were all very knowledgeable and accommodating during our tours.
Travel Advisor:  Terri Stanfield

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By: WalshCrew


Reviewed on: 01 Jul 2017

Before this trip I had no idea what Costa Rica travel would be like. On arrival to the country SWISS TRAVEL was there with a smile. These people are first class. Driving through the country to our destinations their personal attention was immeasurable. Every time we had a transfer to an excursion or new hotel they were prompt, polite and engaging. We even made a request to stop at a Supermarket which they did!!! Love and thankfulness to all my Swiss Travel people!
Travel Advisor:  Regina Kubica

Swiss Travel transportation

By: KikiG


Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2017

These guys were the ultimate professionals. They are always punctual and provide very comfortable vehicles. Since my main bag didn't arrive with me, they didn't hesitate to stop at a suitable place so I could purchase a few things that I would need to get by. They made themselves available for language translation and anything else we needed. They gave us as much information along the way as we wanted. They were friendly and made us feel very welcome in their country. I'd highly recommend them.
Travel Advisor:  Bette Prochaska

Costa Rica

By: Sandy


Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2018

When planning for the trip the agent took time to go through all the details of the trip. She answered all questions and even gave restaurant recommendations (which were wonderful). During travel Swiss Travel was there to make changes in transportation needed. And help find missing glasses.
Travel Advisor:  John-Paul Fine

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By: JLF


Reviewed on: 04 Apr 2018

Very impressed with the coordination of a complex travel plan! Only complaint is wish we would have had more time to do more! Great job by Swiss Travel.
Travel Advisor:  Alexis Jaffer