Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!Upon ar Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, you will be greeted by a company representative. Private transportation will then be provided to Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens, located in La Fortun rival to Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, you will be greeted by a company representative. Private transportation will then be provided to Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens, located in La Fortuna. Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens is a five star luxury boutique hotel that is widely recognized for providing premium luxury amenities and ultra-personalized service located on the outskirts of the Arenal Volcano.
During your stay, you will enjoy a Casa Deluxe, equipped with King or 2 Queen size beds, Plasma 27” Cable TV, DVD CD Player, Internet Access, Safe Box (Laptop capacity), Air Conditioning, Backyard outside shower, Mini fridge and in-room bar service, Coffee Maker, Front balcony overlooking the volcano and Private outdoor volcano view Jacuzzi. Breakfast is included daily.Included meals - 0
Day 2: Your Choice of AdventureToday you will enjoy an adventure of your choosing. You can explore the jungle on a guided hike of Hanging Bridges or Soar through the rain forest on an adventurous Canopy Zipline tour or take an exhilarating guided hike to the spectacular waterfall of La Fortuna. Included meals – Breakfast
Day 3: Cano Negro Wildlife Riverboat or Whitewater Rafting AdventureToday you have your choice of one of the following: You will go on a river boat ride down Rio Frio in the wild Caño Negro National Park. A bilingual naturalist guide will point out the abundant wildlife, flora & fauna that call this park home. This reserve is another important sanctuary for a wide variety of endangered species. Lunch included. Professional bilingual guides will lead you through class II and III rapids on one of Costa Rica's best Whitewater Rafting rivers, the Rio Balsa. This fun filled adventure will provide plenty of memories and stories for your friends and family. Lunch included. Included meals – Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Travel across Lake Arenal and up into the moutains to Monteverde
Today you will take Land-Boat-Land transportation to Monteverde. After crossing Arenal Lake which provides some of the best photo ops of the imposing volcano, transportation will be provided along the rustic mountain roads to your hotel Monteverde Cloud Forest area.
During your visit to Monteverde, you will stay at El Establo Mountain Hotel. El Establo Mountain Hotel is the largest eco-resort and spa in the Monteverde region and located near the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Hotel amenities include 2 indoor heated swimming pools, restaurant, bar, gym, conference center, spa, tennis courts, basketball court, soccer field, and internet. Breakfast is included daily during your stay.
While at El Establo Mountain Hotel, you will enjoy a Deluxe Room. Deluxe Rooms feature orthopedic mattresses, telephone, coffee maker, refrigerator, cable TV, alarm-clock, in-room safe, and balcony or terrace with rocking chairs and a view of the Gulf of NicoyaIncluded meals – Breakfast
Day 5: Guided Tour of Hanging BridgesA bilingual naturalist guided will lead you through the canopy of the Cloud Forest via Suspended Bridges for a bird’s eye view of the animals that inhabits the jungle. Monteverde is a unique ecosystem, home to many types of plant and animal species. Orchids abound, and if you are lucky you may see the famous Quetzal! Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 6: Free day to explore MonteverdeTake today to explore and enjoy the Monteverde area on your own. You can visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to hike on your own or hire a guide, or schedule an adventure like an ATV Adventure or Horseback Ride. However you decide to spend the day be sure to take advantage of this day in the clouds! Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 7: Transfer to the 5 Star Arenas del Mar Beach ResortA shuttle transfer will be provided to Manuel Antonio. During your stay in Manuel Antonio, you will enjoy the Arenas Del Mar Beach and Nature Resort, a 5 star luxury boutique hotel in Manuel Antonio located directly on the beach. Hotel amenities include swimming pool, restaurant, bar, spa, internet, and tropical gardens. During your stay, you will enjoy an Ocean Breeze Superior Room which features air-conditioning, living area with sofa-bed, ceiling fans, flat-screen cable TV, DVD player, internet access, telephone, mini bar, coffee maker, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, and a private deck with rainforest view. Option to upgrade to Private Transfer on this day for an additional $65 per person. The “Tortillas at Petatillo” and “Easy Being Green” complimentary tours are included in your stay. Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: Relaxing beach day, Manuel AntonioTake today to explore and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio. This area is famous for white sand, palm studded beaches that are teaming with wildlife. Top recommendations for exploration on your own include Biezans Beach and Manuel Antonio Beach (within the park), or just sit back beneath a shady palm and work on that tropical tan. Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 9: Wedding Ceremony!Today (morning, mid-afternoon, or pre-sunset, your choice), you will come together for an intimate ceremony. After the ceremony, you will have time to capture some photos on the beach before enjoying a romantic meal (dinner not included in your plans, though a reservation at the resort or an area restaurant can be made). Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 10: Catamaran Cruise with SnorkelingToday you will enjoy a Catamaran Cruise Coastal Adventure through coastal waters. This is a great way to possibly observe whales, dolphins & sea turtles. After cruising along the beautiful shores of Manuel Antonio, you will stop at a secluded beach to Snorkel above a Tropical, Coral Reef and enjoy a provided Meal. Timing of this tour is dependent on tides, can be in morning or afternoon. Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 11: Fly Home - ¡Pura Vida!
Private transportation will be provided to Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia scheduled to arrive 3 hours prior to your departure. (please inquire for details if flying out of Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose)¡Pura Vida! Included Meals: Breakfast
Travel January to April 30, June 20 - August 20, November 1 to December 18, 2017
Total Price for Couple: $7,994
Travel May 1 to June 19, August 21 to October 31, 2017
Total Price for Couple: $7,494
Rates not valid Dec 20 – Dec 31 (Christmas/New Years) or April 13-20 (Easter Holy Week).
Prices include Sales & Turismo Taxes
Add $100 if you would like to substitute a 4x4 SUV Diahatsu Bego or similar with Manual Transmission and Unlimited Mileage, CDW, Mandatory Basic Insurance and Plates, Complimentary electronic phone chip with 1 hour local usage. (Valid credit card with available space of up to $750-1,500 must be presented upon signing for the rental vehicle, deposit varies on vehicle type. Automatic transmission is available at an upgrade.)
Options available include Bridal Hair Styling & Makeup, Wedding Cake, Sparkling Wine, and more... please contact us to customize your plans!
Want to get married at the Volcano or by a Waterfall instead? Give us a call!
Included in this vacation:
- Travel Assistance while in Costa Rica
- Planning Assistance prior to trip
- High Quality Waterproof Map of Costa Rica
- Airport Greeting
- All Domestic Transportation
- Your Choice: Whitewater Rafting Adventure or Cano Negro Wildlife boat tour
- Hanging Bridges
- Land-Boat-Land Transportation across Lake Arenal
- Canopy Zipline Adventure
- Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling
- Wedding Officiate & Full Notary Service
- Professional Photography for 2 hours
- High resolution digital images on DVD
- Online wedding gallery
- Tropical Welcome Cocktail upon arrival at your hotels
- Bridal bouquet & Groom’s boutonniere - choice of tropical flowers
- Bamboo posts with floral arrangements for ceremony
- Scattered flower petals for ceremony
- Tortillas at Petatillo complimentary tour
- Easy Being Green complimentary tour
- 3 Nights at Arenal Nayara Resort - La Fortuna
- 3 Nights at El Establo Mountain Hotel - Monteverde
- 4 Nights at the Beachfront Arenas del Mar Beach Resort - Manuel Antonio
- 10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner