This getaway includes 5 to 8 days in the comfort of boutique properties located in 2 of Costa Rica's most requested destinations: Arenal & Manuel Antonio. Wedding ceremony can be held at either destination and your guests can choose their length of stay.
Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!
Upon arrival to Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose (SJO), 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 Deluxe Bungalow, 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: Rainforest Walk and Relaxing Hot Springs
Take the morning to relax and enjoy your new surroundings.
In the afternoon, you will go on an easy hike through the Rainforest, with a bilingual naturalist guide who will point out the abundant wildlife, flora & fauna. When you reach the clearing, you will be at the closest observation point to Arenal Volcano. Though currently in a period of inactivity, Arenal has in recent years been the most active volcano in the world, erupting every 5 to 10 minutes.
After approximately 45 minutes of viewing, you will visit the luxurious Tabacon Hot Springs where you will be able to relax & bathe as Arenal erupts in the background. Dinner is included in your time at the hot springs.
Included meals – Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3: Wildlife riverboat Cano Negro or Whitewater Rafting Adventure
Today 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: Transfer to the beach, Buena Vista Luxury Villas
A private transfer will be provided to the Buena Vista Luxury Villas located at Manuel Antonio.
The Buena Vista property includes 33 acres of jungle lined hillside which gently slopes down to a tropical secluded private beach on the Pacific Ocean.
During your stay you will enjoy a Standard Room equipped with 1 king or 2 queen beds, a sitting area, kitchenette, and bathroom. Your Standard Room also has a beautiful, fully furnished terrace with jungle views.
(1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury villa options also available)
Included meals – Breakfast
Day 5: Beach Day
Take today to explore and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio. This area is famous for its 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: 0
Day 6: Wedding Day!
You will come together for an intimate ceremony (your choice: in the morning, or at sunset).
After the ceremony, you will have time to capture some beach photos before enjoying a celebratory evening.
Included Meals: 0
Day 7: Coastal Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling
Today you will go on 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.
This cruise may occur in the morning or afternoon, depending on tides and weather.
Included Meals: Lunch
Day 8: Fly Home – ¡Pura Vida!
Private transportation will be provided to Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose scheduled to arrive 3 hours prior to your departure.
Included Meals: 0