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Costa Rica Gay Romance Trip

Rate per Person in Double Occupancy
From 1075.00 Taxes included
Costa Rica Gay Romance Package includes: 

  • Private arrival and departure transfers with English speaking assistance
  • Daily breakfast
  • 11 days Car rental 4×4, 2nd driver & mileage free
  • 2 nights in selected hotel in San Jose
  • 3 nights at Banana Azul Hotel, Puerto Viejo
  • 2 nights in selected hotel in Arenal
  • 2 nights Rio Perdido, deluxe room
  • 3 nights in selected hotel in Tamarindo
  • Guided visit to Cahuita National Park & Snorkeling
  • Whitewater rafting tour class III
  • Hotel taxes

Not Included: Departure tax (US$29 per person), tips, optional tours, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses.

Introduction
Itinerary
Hotels

Introduction

Trip Style: Leisure & Nature Exploring
Best Season: March to May / September to November
Departures: Every Day

What to expect:

Costa Rica Gay Romance Package -Twelve days tour visiting the Caribbean Coast, during your leisure days you can drive to some beautiful beaches nearby like Cocles, Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo, then drive to Arenal one of the most popular destinations of Costa Rica and after that enjoy your gay getaway at Rio Perdido to end at Tamarindo Beach where night life and nature adventures are countless.

Highlights

  • Rent your car so you have more freedom to move around
  • Discover one of the Costa Rica’s gems Rio Celeste or try the best rafting tour at Rio Pacuare
  • Combination of active and easy excursions
  • Explore the dry Forest and swim in a hot spring river
  • Accommodation and transfers based on your budget

Brief Itinerary

Twelve days of romance visiting the most idyllic beaches and volcanoes, visit the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, locals here are some of the most relaxed, gentle, and open-minded people in the world. They embrace any opportunity to share their culture and heritage with visitors, as well as the astonishing beauty and tranquility of their beaches.

Itinerary

Day 1

Greet & meet at the Juan Santa Maria International airport where your private driver will be waiting to transport you to your hotel and bring you your kit travel.

Included

  • Private transfer from the airport to the hotel
  • Lodging at San José

Day 2

San José – Puerto Viejo Beach

Today after breakfast, your car rental representative will deliver the car to your hotel in San José, be sure to take your license and a valid credit card. Self drive to Puerto Viejo, Caribbean Coast where the music and good vibes predominate.

  • Breakfast
  • Car Rental 4X4, second driver, free mileage and basic insurance
  • Lodging at Puerto Viejo Beach

Day 3

Puerto Viejo Beach

During the day you can enjoy the beach or rent a bike and discover Puerto Viejo town. At noon learn to prepare delicious Rice and Beans, typical Caribbean dish, and learn about this culture and language. Be prepared to live an experience filled with the warmth and flavors of the Caribbean’s. Share this time with an expert cook from Puerto Viejo, who will invite you to try cooking yourself. Maybe these won’t be professional culinary instructions, but they will have a local touch! It is an opportunity for you to spend time in a typical Afro-Caribbean kitchen, and a opportunity to learn about life itself. Eating to live, living to eat. Food is culture. Practice their dialect (Mek-i-tell-yu) or their local Spanish and learn their cooking secrets to go home with a part of the Caribbean flavors with you. It is more than just a recipe, it is a real experience! The Talamanca cuisine is different from the rest of the country.

Using typical fruits and vegetables from the Caribbean’s, learn to cook traditional Caribbean dishes; patacones (fried bananas), rice and beans, fruit juices, fish or chicken in Caribbean sauce, and more! Finish your class tasting the food you prepared. You can chose between chicken, fish or veggie.

  • Breakfast
  • Cooking Class
  • Lodging at Puerto Viejo Beach

Day 4

Puerto Viejo Beach

Day at leisure. Optional tour: Snorkeling at Cahuita National Park, Punta Uva kayaking tour, Jaguar Rescue Center, visit other beaches nearby or Visit to the Manzanillo & Gandoca Reserve.

  • Breakfast
  • Lodging at Puerto Viejo Beach

Day 5

Puerto Viejo Beach to Arenal Volcano

Today after the check out is time to drive to your next destination, Arenal Volcano. You will drive through pineapple plantations and colorful landscapes, take a chance to take cool pictures!

  • Breakfast
  • Lodging at Arenal, La Fortuna

Day 6

Hike to Rio Celeste or Rafting tour

This is one of the most incredible places of Costa Rica, without a doubt. The brilliant turquoise blue waters together with all the natural scenery that surrounds them make of Rio Celeste a place to fall in love with.

A circuit trail of 7 kilometers will take you through the forest, to different interesting places, starting with the spectacular Rio Celeste Waterfall, the blue lagoon, a stretch of the calm river that makes a beautiful natural lagoon, followed by the observation deck of the Tenorio Volcano, which offers nice views of the volcano and the surrounding mountains. Next come two more attractions: “Las Ollas” which are fumaroles filled with boiling mud and finally the “Teñideros” or Dyers, which is the place where the river obtains its unique color due to a natural chemical reaction.

Note: For the most adventurers, we have the Rafting at Pacuare or Sarapiquí River tour instead of the hiking

  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Hike to Rio Celeste River or White Water Rafting, including transportation, equipment & guide
  • Lodging at Arenal

Day 7

Drive from Arenal to Rio Perdido, Bagaces

Today after the checkout. Selfdrive to our dry forest and live an unique experience. Your hotel site is just north of the amazing convergence point. This means that two deep canyons flank it. One is a completely vertical gorge carrying cool waters with a peculiar white tint and the other is the thermo-mineral Rio Perdido where you surely will relax and find yourself. It’s a completely natural and inspiring setting, unlike any other place on the planet

  • Breakfast
  • Lodging at Rio Perdido

Day 8

Rio Perdido, Bagaces

Full day at leisure in Río Perdido. Take a short walk from your bungalow and in minutes, you may spot some species of mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians. Adventure seekers can jump on a bike and access miles of world-class trails or zip through the amazing White Canyon on a carbon fiber line. We also recommend the rural tours in the area.

  • A la Carté Breakfast
  • Unlimited access to The Reserve, the thermal canyon with its dozens of warm river pools, hiking trails, the bridges, the chemical-free mineral pools, the floating decks, and the RP Bike Park.
  • Lodging at Rio Perdido

Day 9

Rio Perdido – Tamarindo Beach

Today after the check out, drive to the North Pacific Coast, on your way you can visit the beautiful Waterfall Cortez where you can take amazing pictures. Your hotel is located on Playa Tamarindo, ideally situated on a hill overlooking the gold coast and the Pacific Ocean.

  • Breakfast
  • Unlimited access to The Langosta Beach Club
  • Lodging at Tamarindo Beach

Day 10

Tamarindo Beach

Day at leisure! Todays you can relax at the beach, take an optional tour to Palo Verde, Rincon de la Vieja National Park, learn how to surf with a local school or visit some beaches nearby like Conchal Beach, Sugar Beach, Flamingo or Playa Grande.

  • Breakfast
  • Unlimited access to The Langosta Beach Club
  • Lodging at Tamarindo Beach

Day 11

Tamarindo Beach

Day at leisure! Todays you can relax at the beach, take an optional tour to Palo Verde, Rincon de la Vieja National Park, learn how to surf with a local school or visit some beaches nearby like Conchal Beach, Sugar Beach, Flamingo or Playa Grande.

  • Breakfast
  • Unlimited access to The Langosta Beach Club
  • Lodging at Tamarindo Beach

Day 12

Tamarindo Beach – San José

Morning at leisure! Drive back to the Airport in San Jose or to the airport in Guanacaste, Liberia to take your flight back home, depending on your flight reservation. Return your rental car.

  • Breakfast
  • Unlimited access to The Langosta Beach Club

Hotels

Studio Hotel ****

Costa Rica Studio Hotel is a Boutique Hotel, unique in its kind, the first themed Hotel in San José regarding Costa Rican Art.
Studio Hotel has 82 spacious and comfortable rooms, offering personalized service, full of contemporary artistic elements. A sleek, modern oasis located in the exclusive area of Santa Ana, San José.

Banana Azul ***

The Banana Azul hotel is a small and cozy hotel in Puerto Viejo Beach. The owners, Colin Brownl band Jorge Fernández, will welcome you to their lodge created with care using local products and a philosophy that highlights relaxation. Beautiful gardens decorate the property. Relax, drink or eat under one of the beach shade ranchos or relax in one of the several freely-hanging hammocks where you can take an afternoon napping or read a book. The accommodations consist of 14 beautiful guest rooms, all with private bath and free wireless internet to perfect for adventurous travelers looking for a comfortable, peaceful place to stay while visiting the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Banana Azul offers its guests a charming restaurant that serves a big breakfast during the morning and cool drinks throughout the day.

Arenal Springs Hotel

The Arenal Springs Resort is blessed with a location that offers some of the most beautiful views of the Arenal Volcano.

Rio Perdido Hotel and Thermal River ****

Rio Perdido Hotel and Thermal River is the centrepiece of this 600-acre private reserve. This 150-foot, thermo-mineral gorge that draws energy from deep magma flows, will cast its spell on anyone that descends to its magical waters for the first time. It’s a completely natural and inspiring setting, unlike any other place on the planet.

Hotel Esplendor Tamarindo *****

Hotel Esplendor Tamarindo, located in one of the most beautiful corners of Costa Rica, the new Gay-Friendly Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo offers a space created for relaxation and comfort, where natural beauty, adventure and elegance combine to perfection.