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                     Exquisite Costa Rica, rainforest and luxury ecolodges                      

Costa Rica is a country rich in flora and fauna. Let Esencia take you to discover the most beautiful part of the country, the Corcovado. Luxury lodges in the middle of the wild nature, beautiful beaches, howler monkeys, sloths ... all these elements and more will make your stay unforgettable!

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Juan Santamaria Airport - San José
  • Day 2: San José - Juan Santamaria Airport - Puerto Jimenez - Cabo Matapalo - Puerto Jimenez
  • Day 3: Cabo Matapalo
  • Day 4: Cabo Matapalo
  • Day 5: Cabo Matapalo - Puerto Jimenez - Drake Airport - Drake Bay
  • Day 6: Corcovado National Park - Station La Sirena (Corcovado National Park) - Drake Bay
  • Day 7: Isla del Caño (Corcovado National Park) - Drake Bay
  • Day 8: Drake Bay - Drake Airport - Juan Santamaria Airport - San José
  • Day 9: San José - Juan Santamaria Airport

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Juan Santamaria Airport - San José

Welcome to Costa Rica ! Reception at the Juan Santamaria International Airport near San José , at 1150 meters above sea level in the heart of the Central Valley.
First contact with Costa Rica, your private driver will give you your travel documents and will take you to your hotel.

Your english speaking guide will escort you to your hotel.

Night at Grano de Oro Hotel.
Standard Room.
Included : private transport, english speaking guide, room & breakfast

Day 2: San José - Juan Santamaria Airport - Puerto Jimenez - Cabo Matapalo

Transfer to the international airport 2 hours prior to the departure time of your domestic flight.
Domestic flight SAN JOSÉ - PUERTO JIMENEZ.

Note 1: approx. 1 hour flight. times and compagny to be advised at booking time.
Note 2: Be aware of the baggage weight limitation (about 12 kg per person).
Reception at the airport of Puerto Jimenez and transfer to your hotel.
End of day free to enjoy the area.

Night at Lapa Rios ****
Meals included.
Included : private transport, domestic flight, room & breakfast, lunch (no drinks), dinner (no drinks)

Day 3: Cabo Matapalo

Free time to immerse yourself in nature.
You can enjoy the activities included in your stay and offered by the lodge like bird watching, walk in the jungle, discovering medicinal plants or night turn.
You can also, according to your desire, enjoy the wild beaches of the Pacific Ocean, stroll on the trails of the lodge in the middle of forest, explore Corcovado National Park considered the jewel of tropical reserves, go for a dolphin and whale watching tour...

► To discover video of lodge activities, click HERE

Night at Lapa Rios ****
Meals included.

Day 4: Cabo Matapalo

Free time to immerse yourself in nature.
You can enjoy the activities included in your stay and offered by the lodge like bird watching, walk in the jungle, discovering medicinal plants or night turn.
You can also, according to your desire, enjoy the wild beaches of the Pacific Ocean, stroll on the trails of the lodge in the middle of forest, explore Corcovado National Park considered the jewel of tropical reserves, go for a dolphin and whale watching tour...

► To discover video of lodge activities, click HERE

Night at Lapa Rios ****
Meals included.

Day 5: Cabo Matapalo - Puerto Jimenez - Drake Airport - Drake Bay

Free time at the hotel then transfer to Puerto Jimenez airport.
Domestic flight.
Arrival at Drake Bay's air field, shuttle to your hotel.
Dinner at the lodge.

Night at Copa de Arból Hotel.
Luxury Room.
Included : domestic flight, shared transport, room & breakfast, dinner (no drinks)

Day 6: Corcovado National Park - Station La Sirena (Corcovado National Park) - Drake Bay

Early morning start for a full day exploration of the Corcovado National Park, considered as the best of the wet tropical reserves. You will stroll by boat or by foot through the biggest wet tropical forest of the Pacifque coastline of America with waterfalls and crystal water pools on the walking paths of San Pedrillo. You will have the opportunity to observe a great variety of birds including the harpy and red macaw. This is the best place place to watch jaguars and tapirs particularly on the beaches by dark.

Lunch included (lunch box).
Dinner at the lodge.

Night at Copa de Arból Hotel.
Luxury Room.
Included : lunch (no drinks), local guide, entrance fees, excursion (shared), room & breakfast, dinner (no drinks)

Day 7: Isla del Caño (Corcovado National Park) - Drake Bay

Day of discovery of the Biological Reserve of the Isla de Caño, a place formely sacred for the precloumbius Diquis indians. The coral colored beaches are perfect to relax or to practice snorkeling. Dolphins, wales and manta rays are present in the warm water off the coast.
You also have the opportunity to enjoy the walking paths through the surrounding nature.
Return to the hotel by boat in the afternoon.
Lunch included (Lunch box).
Dinner at the lodge.

Night at Copa de Arból Hotel.
Luxury Room.
Included : lunch (no drinks), local guide, entrance fees, excursion (shared), room & breakfast, dinner (no drinks)

Day 8: Drake Bay - Drake Airport - Juan Santamaria Airport - San José


In the early morning, transfer from your lodge to Drake Airport.
You will take a flight to San Jose.

Note 1: Flight duration 1 hour ; schedules and company specified at the time of booking.
Note 2: Warning - limited weight of luggage ( about 12 kg per person )

Welcome at the international airport Juan Santamaria, and transfer to your hotel.

Night at Grano de Oro Hotel.
Standard Room.
Included : shared transport, domestic flight, private transport, room & breakfast

Day 9: San José - Juan Santamaria Airport


Transfer to the international airport 3 hours prior to the departure time of your return flight.
Meals not included.
Included : private transport

Hotel Grano de Oro   San José

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

Grano de Oro is located in a street close to San Jose main avenues. The hotel is really an oasis, a sanctuary Cet hôtel est un véritable oasis, un sanctuaire dans le cœur de la ville. C'était anciennement une maison victorienne et aujourd'hui l’hôtel a su garder la qualité et la commodité d'un lieu exclusif.

Lodge Lapa Rios   Puerto Jimenez

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast, lunch (no drinks), dinner (no drinks), private transport

Set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres of Central America’s last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in the wild Osa Peninsula, Lapa Rios Ecologe is paradise for wildlife, nature and beach lovers.

► To se the lodge's activities click HERE

Copa de Arbol   Drake Bay

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast, dinner (no drinks)

Copa de ArbolHotel is a paradise both luxurious and wild Imagine a refined and elegant lodge, between jungle and ocean. An unforgettable stop on the Osa Peninsula as the framework, comfort and hotel services by the welcomimg and the staff's attention. Only 11 rooms carefully decorated and personalized.

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