Good morning everyone!
My tour operator company has been selling vacation packages to the professionals of the industry in USA and Canada for the past 15 years. Because of the fact that I am located in France right now, and took part of InterNations Marseille community, I will be glad to give the same rate but to all of you our there who would be interested to take advantage of it.
Here is a sample of our itinerary and wholesale rates proposed to all travel agencies, please contact me if you have any questions:
9 Days / 7 nights Costa Rica Jungle & Beach vacation Package
Included in your package:
7 Nights with breakfasts and taxes included (1 night in San Jose, 4 nights in the Jungle/Volcano area Protected content on the Pacific beach)
7 days of rental car with A/C, insurance, and unlimited mileages included (Option: Costa Rican GPS system €89.00 for the week)
Guided tours included:
Arenal rainforest Hanging bridges visit and entrance fees
Diner and entrance fees for your Hot springs
Guided horseback riding to the Jungle and Volcano area
Visit of crocodile/caimans farm, butterfly dome
Guided Ocean kayaking with drinks and snacks, snorkeling equipment (possibility to see whales during season)
* Optional tours (to be booked in advance):
~ Canopy tour (3 kilometers of cable) *€59.00
~ ATV guided tour *€79.00
~ Guided Rafting tour Classes II/III, with lunch & transfers *€85.00
~ Guided waterfalls Rappel in the Jungle with lunch & transfers *€85.00
~ Surf lesson *€45.00
Day 1] Arrival in San Jose airport, transfer to your hotel with pool, Jacuzzi, bar, restaurant, close to 18 holes golf course, water park and gambling casino. Check-in, free evening.
Day 2] Breakfast, and transfer to the rental car office, pick up your vehicle and departure to Arenal volcano area.
Check in to Arenal palace (pool, bar, restaurant, facing Arenal volcano).
Check in, in the evening short drive to Baldi thermal hot springs attraction park, diner and entrance fees included.
Day 3] Breakfast and transfer to your guided horseback riding tour in the jungle and volcano area. When finished, you will be invited to visit on your own a crocodile and caimans farm, butterfly dome, but also to be free to use the two swimming thermal hot springs pools with 3 toboggans.
You can eat on site if you like, the resort has bars and restaurants, gift shops, etc. Free afternoon or optional tour (see list above)
Day 4] Breakfast, visit on your own the hanging bridges located in the Arenall Rainforest, entrance fees included. In the afternoon, we invite you to visit La Fortuna Waterfall on your own (entrance fees not included), and to swim in this gorgeous wild river (bring your bathing suits and towels). Or pick any optional tour from the list above.
Day 5] Breakfast, free day or optional tours from the above list
Day 6] Breakfast, departure to the Pacific coast, check in to a gorgeous hotel with pool, bar, restaurant, few meters from the beaches. Free evening.
Day 7] Breakfast, rendezvous to the beach for your Ocean guided kayak tour, visit of Chora island, drinks and snacks included as well snorkeling equipment.
Free afternoon or optional Surf lesson, or visit of a turtle release farm.
Day 8] Breakfast, departure to San Jose, drop off rental car, free transfer to Airport.
Day 9] Arrival to France
Not included in package:
~ Your international flights (Iberia has promotion flight right now starting at only €475 from Marseille, Nice, Lyon, Paris, Bordeaux, etc.).
*** Air France is starting direct flight from Paris to San Jose in November
~ Costa Rica Governmental departure tax (to be paid at the airport before departure)
~ Travel insurance
~ Tips, drinks and meals not specified in this itinerary.
Wholesale price per person, based on double occupancy (two people per room). Rate valid from September 1st to November 30th: €649.00
Departure ANY day of the week
Booking has to be done few days in advance.