Honeymoon Spots

13 Days

Overview

Each destination involved has been selected thinking in your Honeymoon Celebration! Activities have been chosen for a balance between outdoor experiences, and your own time.  You’ll probably would like to start or finish your day in a replenishing way: with a yoga session, a relaxing massage, or a beach walk. Either way your days can be as full and active or as tranquil as you wish.

Please let us know if there­ is any modification you would like to make to suit your travel expectations better; the more we know about your dreams & expectations, the better.  It’d be an honor assisting you with proper logistics.

Highlights

  • Isolated & paradisiacal islands
  • Day & evening boating adventures
  • Relaxation
  • Surrounding gulf waters
  • Exuberant nature
  • Bioluminescent
  • Horseback riding

San José

San José is the capital.  It is in the center of the country, in the Central Valley. The city offers many options for hotel accommodations and has several historic buildings such as the Melico Salazar Theater, National Museum, Metal Building, Children’s Museum, Costa Rican Art and Design Museum, Museum of Jade (recently renovated).

Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park is a protected wilderness.  Its beaches are famous nesting grounds for sea turtles, including endangered green turtles. The park’s freshwater creeks and lagoons, which can be navigated. more than 320 species of birds including all six species of kingfishers found in the new world, three species of toucans, eight species of parrots, and other neotropical species such as the Slaty-tailed Trogon, White-collared Manakin and the Purple-throated Fruit crow. The marked trail along the beach is used mostly for observing turtle nesting

  • Turtle Nesting Season is from mid – July to September
  • Baby Turtle hatching is from Mid- September to late November

Bajos del Toro Amarillo

Bajos del Toro Amarillo is cultural heritage site tucked away in a valley between extinct volcanoes. The name “Bajos del Toro” means “low bull­­’’.  This area is considered as one of the hidden gems of Costa Rica. Nestled in tropical rainforest surroundings. Bajos del Toro is characterized by richness of life immersed in its valleys, waterfalls wet & rainy climate to satisfy anyone’s tastes. As farming area is very common to see cows and crop fields are along the journey.

Nicoya Peninsula

The Nicoya Peninsula is on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast; features some of the most pristine shorelines in Costa Rica. The area’s surf beaches include Playa Santa Teresa and Playa Mal País in the south, and Playa Grande, in Las Baulas National Marine Park, in the north. Leatherback turtles’ nest and hatch at Playa Grande. Olive Ridley turtles arrive farther south at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge

Hotel Grano de Oro

Hotel Grano de Oro is situated on a shady street just off Paseo Colon, near Sabana Park in downtown San José. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansion, the 40-room hotel maintains the comfort of a private home.

All rooms are equipped with free Internet, fully equipped mini bars, safety deposit boxes, flat screen TV with cable, ceiling fans, and telephones with direct access to international calling. A rooftop garden terrace with lawn beds and 2 Jacuzzis provides secluded lounging from 9am to 10pm.

Additional services include laundry and dry cleaning, luggage storage, currency exchange, massages, fax and mail service and secure parking are available.

Deluxe King

Deluxe King Rooms are the most popular room category, this spacious room offers a luxurious king size mattress, fine luxury linens and all the amenities needed to make your stay comfortable.

Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

Exotic wildlife and exhilarating eco-adventures, has captivated travelers for generations. On the island’s Caribbean coast, tucked between the Tortuguero River and gorgeous plantation-style gardens, Tortuga Lodge & Gardens offers an award-winning getaway unlike any hotel in Costa Rica. Just outside your door, the pristine rainforest surroundings beckon you to explore the mysteries of this complex ecosystem.

A rustic river lodge built in harmony with its tropical environment, the hotel offers a tranquil, relaxing, and exclusive experience. Each of the rooms features sweeping views of the Tortuguero River and luxury amenities.

River View Upstairs Balcony Room

Experience the call of the wild from your balcony room! Staying in this type of unit, gives you a sweeping view of the canals and grounds.

In-Room: 1 Queen or 2 Full size beds (King beds are available on a VERY LIMITED basis, if requested we will do our best to assign upon check-in, we DO NOT GUARANTEE king beds prior to arrival)

Free Wi-Fi, nightly turndown service, safes, hot water, rain showerheads, ceiling fans and large screened windows and private balconies. All rooms are non-smoking

El Silencio Lodge & Spa

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is one of the most secluded, tranquil, and relaxing hotels in the mountains of Costa Rica. The eco-lodge hotel was created to be a sustainable yet luxury retreat for travelers who seek out unique and authentic experiences and a deep connection to nature.

In- Room: Bathrobes & Slippers, mini fridge, electric heater, cozy living, room king pillow, top bed, organic personal care products, hair dryer, safe, coffee maker, bathroom with double sink, comfortable sofa bed, mini bar, heated outdoor Jacuzzi.

Deluxe Suite

Suites at El Silencio Lodge & Spa are terraced along the hillside granting extra privacy and picture-perfect mountain, forest, or river views. Each spacious suite is equipped with premium amenities, including a private outdoor viewing deck with traditional handcrafted rocking chairs and soothing heated outdoor jet-pool.  All rooms offer cloud-comfort king sized beds for the most regenerative sleep experience in Costa Rica. Floor-to-ceiling windows guarantee amazing views of the mist-covered cloud forest surroundings.

Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel

Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel is set in Isla Jesusita, a tiny island in picturesque Costa Rica’s Gulf of Nicoya. It sits right across the Paquera’ Ferry arrival deck. This property is the first and only destination of its kind in the country.

Rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit as you forge a meaningful connection to nature at Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel; first and only destination of its kind in the country.

Embark on an adventure by land or sea; relax in the tropical lounging gardens or soothe tired muscles with a massage in the wellness deck.

Premium Tent Ocean View

In addition to signature glamping comforts (king bed, lounging deck, and private shower & bathroom), this option includes special amenities including a complimentary Island Kitchen Cooking Lesson and a Welcome to the Island Mini-Bar stocked with beer, beverages, and local snack (once per stay).

“Glamping” (a combination of the words “glamour” and camping”) blends the adventure and eco-friendly appeal of a camping holiday with the comforts and amenities of a traditional hotel. Isla Chiquita elevates the glamping experience with premium tent accommodations featuring plush bedding, organic bath products and lounging decks with gorgeous ocean or tropical forest views.

Hotel Nya

Nya Hotel is a meeting point for visitors and locals dedicated to hospitality in a quiet and cool space surrounded by a tropical garden of lush vegetation, with a great variety of endemic and introduced trees and plants that do an excellent job in attracting abundant wildlife such as howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, iguanas, as well as beautiful birds. It is an exciting base to explore the vibrant life of Montezuma and its natural settings. Its two buildings meet the extravagant and relaxing designs of young Central American architects. Enjoy hospitality focused on details. Experience a genuine treatment in relaxing rooms with minimalist design, signature cuisine at Ubin. A perfect balance to transform and recharge energy to the sound of the healing sounds of the jungle and the sea.

Deluxe Terrace

Deluxe Terraces are 17 m2. Each room has been created with care in the details, which allows guests to experience a stay full of moments of peace by visually enjoying, through glass windows, the view of the forest and, sometimes, the ocean Most of the rooms have a balcony or terrace where you can enjoy a glass of wine.

In Room: Queen Sized bed, air-conditioning, desk, large outdoor terrace with “Acapulco” chairs and table: 13 m², safe, hair dryer, mini refrigerator, eco-friendly toiletries, solar water heater, specialty coffee with French press and teas.

Itinerary

After passing through migration and customs, you can meet your Costa Rica Travel Adventures English Speaking Guide and your Spanish Driver with a sign with your name on.

Transfer to your hotel afterwards; Driving time is approximately 50 minutes.

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Early morning: Pick up at Hotel Grano de Oro (5:30am approx.) Shared transfer with other guests to the airport where you will board a 25-minute Sansa domestic flight to Tortuguero National Park.

Early afternoon; Kayaking the mystical canals of Tortuguero National Park

Kayak through the majestic canals and rainforest of  Tortuguero National Park on this unforgettable two-hour tour. Schedule an early morning or afternoon transfer by boat from the lodge to the quiet backwater creeks and lagoons of the park, where you will launch your kayak. You will be accompanied by a bilingual Tortuguero guide for the duration of the trip. Life jackets and will be provided, and your kayak’s seat can be adjusted to ensure your utmost comfort and security.  Your guide will give a full safety briefing and paddling instructions before the tour begins. No previous kayaking experience is required.

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Leave early morning the lodge by boat (shared with other guests) with your naturalist guide to explore the creeks of the National Park or join one of the available experiences included in your program which can take you deeper into the rainforest or to the nearby town. The morning hours are especially active in the rain forest when wildlife is hungry and in search of their energy source for the day.

Early  afternoon; journey back through time and glimpse the fascinating history and culture of Tortuguero Village, first known as Turtle Bogue or treat yourself to the only birds-eye view of the majestic Caribbean lowlands on a two-hour intermediate-level hike up Cerro Tortuguero. Return to the lodge by boat.

Late afternoon; you are welcome to discover the magical twilight hours of the rainforest on a two-hour walk-through Tortuga Lodge’s private 26-hectare nature reserve. Join your fellow guests and the local naturalist guide at the front desk to be fitted with rubber boots and receive a rain poncho and flashlight.

  • Turtle Nesting Season is from mid - July to September
  • Baby Turtle hatching is from Mid- September to late November

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After breakfast, 3-minute river boat crossing to Tortuguero airstrip where you will board a 25 -minute flight back to San Jose.  Upon arrival, your private driver will transfer you to Bajos del Toro Amarillo. Length of the transfer is approximately 2 hours.

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Day to enjoy and explore the area and surroundings. Mystic Hike, onsite complementary tour.

A time for intention and meditation. The perfect chance to experience the cloud forest from a different and holistic perspective. Take an in-spired walk through a magical knot garden, hidden paths that embrace nature’s elements and our delightful hummingbird garden. You’ll be led by an Eco-concierge through a short yet inspiring walk through the four-element trail as it focuses on consciousness, and happiness.

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After breakfast, meet your Spanish Speaking Driver for the approximately 2 hours private transfer to Puntarenas Province, where you will board the ferry to Paquera.

Boat ride (80 minutes approximately) across the Gulf of Nicoya is a scenic and relaxing trip with great views of the peninsula. It passes by small islands in the gulf, some of them protected biological reserves which are only inhabited by colonies of maritime birds.

Upon arrival, a representative from Isla Chiquita will meet you at the Paquera’ Ferry arrival platform for an additional 10-minute boat ride to the hotel.

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Full days to experience the island surroundings.

During your stay the bioluminescence tour has been scheduled.

Our planet offers privileged locations that feature a mesmerizing natural phenomenon called bioluminescence. The ocean lights up during very dark nights. Produced by high concentrations of light-emitting plankton, bioluminescence imbues the waters with a starry night effect.

Additional eco-adventures such us stand-up paddle-boarding, forest-bathing hikes, bird watching, and snorkeling are available at an extra cost.

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Mid-morning departure from Isla Chiquita to Montezuma.
Length of transfers by boat and van is 1 hour and 15 minutes approximately.

Montezuma Beach: Montezuma is a town in the southern part of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula. It’s known for its long stretch of white-sand beach, Playa Montezuma. To the northeast, a trail leads through jungle and around coves to Playa Grande, a popular surf beach. Behind the beach is Romelia Wildlife Reserve, a turtle sanctuary and hatchery. Montezuma Waterfall comprises a series of cascades and natural pools.

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Full days to experience the beach surroundings.
During your stay a horseback riding tour has been scheduled.

Additional eco-adventures such us surfing, hiking, and Tortuga Island are available at extra cost.

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You will be transferred to the Tambor airport (40 minutes’ drive from Nya Hotel), where you will board a 25-minute Sansa domestic flight back to San José. Upon arrival, your guide and driver will transfer you to your hotel.

Your Transfer Guide and your Spanish Speaking Driver will be on time to get you to Juan Santamaría International Airport; 3 hours before your scheduled departure flight for check in purposes

Important Note: When flying or traveling by boat within Costa Rica a maximum of 30 pounds of luggage is allowed per person.

We’d be happy to assist you with the arrangements of your luggage excess.

Included

  • Accommodations, as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Meals, as mentioned in the itinerary. (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Transfers included as indicated. Unless tours are specifically indicated as private all tour transportation are shared with other passengers and with a Spanish speaking driver.
  • When the service of a guide is listed (LG) (SG) He/ She will accompany you from A to B. They will meet and greet you on arrival at the International Airport, accompany you on some legs of your trip and then meet you again for your departure transfer. They are all Costa Rican and are happy to share their insight on with you.
  • Porterage: When the tour includes international airport transfers, the handling of two bags per person is included.
  • Taxes & Entrance Fees:
  • Hotel taxes, meal taxes (when meals are included), entrance fees to National Parks, museums and places of interest are included unless otherwise specified.
  • Sightseeing: As specified in the itinerary.
  • Pick up time: Tentative times have been added however, the exact time and additional details related to the activity are going to be confirmed to you a day prior of the activity.

Not included

  • Costs of obtaining passports, visas, or tourist cards.
  • Excess baggage fees.
  • Personal expenses such as room service, beverages, and laundry.
  • Personal communications charges.
  • International airfare.
  • Sightseeing or meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • Personal insurance coverage (strongly recommended)
  • Gratuities.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Honeymoon Spots