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Unforgettable Honeymoon Itinerary

InformationOur ProgramHotels
1 San José Don Carlos Superior   Private transfer from San José International airport to the hotel.  
2 San José Don Carlos Superior Breakfast & Lunch   Combo Tour: Poás Volcano National Park / Doka Coffee Tour / La Paz Waterfall Garden
3 San Gerardo, Dota Savegre Natural Reserve & Spa Junior Suite Breakfast Shuttle transfer to San Gerardo  


4 San Gerardo, Dota Savegre Natural Reserve & Spa Junior Suite Breakfast


Horseback riding tour
5 Dominical Villas Rio Mar Junior Suite Breakfast Shuttle transfer to Dominical


6 Dominical Villas Rio Mar Junior Suite Breakfast   Combination tour: Whale and Dolphin watching tour & Snorkeling At Marino Ballena National Park
7 Dominical Villas Rio Mar Junior Suite Breakfast 


8 San José Best Western Irazú Premier Breakfast Shuttle transfer to San José hotel  
9       Breakfast Transfer to the San José International airport.  

Included services:

  • Lodging, meals and tours as described above
  • Lodging and meals taxes.
  • Transport as described above in transfers in A/C minivan.
  • Welcome package including detailed itinerary for your trip, vouchers for the reserved services, welcome letter, Costa Rica Map, Information and tips for your visit.
  • Meet and Greet ant your arrival in order to explain you personally your trip itinerary and answer any questions or doubts you might have. (This visit will depend of your arrival schedule)
  • All your services will be confirmed three times before your arrival in order to guarantee you won’t have any problems during your trip.
  • 24/7 Support service

Not included:

  • International Airfare
  • Airport Taxes (US$29 per person)
  • Transportation, Meals, Optional Tours and entrance fees not specified above.
  • Alcoholic Beverages,
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extras in Hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service
  • Gratuities
  • For car rentals, insurance is not included unless described above
  • Luggage weight permitted in local flights is 25 pounds per person. Excess luggage will incur extra fees

Important Notes:

  • Price may vary depending of availability. if we cannot confirm the original hotels, rooms and/ or services, customers will be notified prior to any price change
  • Prices are subject to change without previous notice
  • All children rates vary according to age and will be priced by your travel agent.
  • Room and /or Car Rental Upgrades are available inquire with your travel advisor for pricing.
  • For packages traveling during Christmas and New Year’s there may be an extra cost for mandatory dinners and parties, please check with your travel advisor

Day 1, Welcome

Arrival at the San José International Airport.

Arrival at the San José International Airport.

Private transfer to the hotel

We will meet you after your international flight at the SJO Airport at the arrivals area and drops you off at your hotel. When you leave the arrivals building after you clear immigration and pick up your luggage, look for a representative holding a sign with your name on it and follow his lead.

Pick up: pm - San José International Airport.

Drop off: pm approx. – Don Carlos hotel

Lodging: Don Carlos hotel – San José. Meals Included: None

Superior room

Is our exclusive, luxurious, spacious and distinguished rooms, well decorated in order to cherish you with the comfort you deserve. Available with king size bed or two double beds, executive desk, cable TV, safe deposit box, telephone, private bathroom with hot water and hair dryer.

Day 2, San Jose

Lodging:Don Carlos hotel – San José. Meals Included Breakfast

Lodging: Don Carlos hotel – San José. Meals Included: Breakfast


Pick up: am – Don Carlos hotel

Drop off: pm – Don Carlos hotel

Estimated Departure from San José: 7:30 am Estimated Return to San José: 5:30 pm

The Combo tour is an intense fun filled set of excursions where you will embark on three distinct adventures.

To get to the different areas we will traverse the city of Alajuela, passing the Agriculture Monument, as well as the Monument to Juan Santamaria named after a folk hero and the famous Mango Park a favorite among visitors alike.

As we ascend the terrain and near the Poás Volcano we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and textures.

On the way to the volcano we will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. The careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean will then be illustrated, very hands-on, and then we will savor the delectable end product.

After the coffee tour we will continue to the Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this unique and protected national park.

Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to the La Paz Water Fall Garden for a scrumptious lunch and tour. As we arrive to La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit; to be enjoyed by those of all ages.

So go ahead and call us to find out more about this exciting and unforgettable tour.

Tour includes:

  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Entrance fee to Poás Volcano National Park
  • Entrance fee to La Paz Waterfall Gardens
  • Entrance fee to Coffee Tour
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch


  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Walking shoes
  • Insect repellent
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Raincoat

Day 3, San José - San Gerardo de Dota

Breakfast at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Shuttle transfer to San Gerardo hotel

Pick up: am – Don Carlos hotel

Drop off: pm – Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa

Lodging: Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa – San Gerardo de Dota. Meals Included: None

Junior Suite room

The Junior Suites are individual cabins and have a private bathroom with tub, hot water, hair dryer, coffee maker, safe, telephone, radio-alarm clock, electric room heater or fireplace.

Day 4, San Gerardo de Dota

Lodging: Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa – San Gerardo de Dota. Meals Included: Breakfast

Lodging: Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa – San Gerardo de Dota. Meals Included: Breakfast

Horseback riding tour

Pick up: am – Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa

Drop off: pm – Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa

Explore our riding trails leading to the most beautiful viewpoints.

Day 5, San Gerardo de Dota - Dominical

Shuttle transfer to Dominical hotel

Pick up: am – Savegre hotel Natural Reserve & Spa

Drop off: pm – Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort

Lodging: Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort – Dominical. Meals Included: None.

Junior Suite room

The Junior rooms can host maximum 4 people and are equipped with

  • 2 Queen-size beds
  • Private terrace with mini-refrigerator
  • Air-condition & Fan
  • Cable TV
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Coffee maker
  • Safe box
  • Telephone
  • Room service ( with an extra charge)

Day 6, Dominical

Lodging: Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort – Dominical. Meals Included: Breakfast.

Lodging: Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort – Dominical. Meals Included: Breakfast.

Combination tour: Whale and Dolphin watching & Snorkeling tour at Marino Ballena National Park

Pick up: am – Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort

Drop off: pm – Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort

The Bahia Aventuras Combo Tour is the best option to see the most of the Marino Ballena National Park. The Boat departs from Punta Uvita Beach and visits the famous Punta Uvita Whale’s Tail, Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas Islets and Ventana Sea Caves. During the tour we search for *Humpback Whales (seasonally) and two different species of resident *Dolphins. When granted the opportunity, you might see and hear the song of the Humpback Whales and or observe the acrobatic displays of the dolphins making this trip the best Whale watching tour of Costa Rica. Others species that are seeing occasionally during this are: Bryde’s Whales, Pilot whales, False Killer whales and other marine life.

We also visit the coral and rock reefs to *snorkel and observe the wonderful marine wildlife of the Ballena Marine Park. While cruising in the boat you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the coastline of Costa Ballena and observe the diversity of shore and pelagic birds nesting and roosting in the Islets of the park. During the trip our captain will take you to the caverns of Ventanas Beach where you can observe wonderful rocky formations and an amazing caverns that were carve by the ocean and tectonic movements during thousands of years. This tour is very popular in Bahia Ballena and highly recommended for all the family visiting this side of the Osa peninsula, Costa Rica.

*The Humpback whales visit the waters of Costa Rica and the Ballena marine national park between mid-July to October late ( Southern Humpback Whales) , and again in mid-December through late March ( Northern Humpback Whales) as they migrate to and from feeding and mating grounds. The snorkeling is good only during the dry months (November late through June) due to visibility. The Bottle Nosed Dolphins and Pacific spotted Dolphins are regularly seeing year round in the waters of the Ballena Marine Park.

When Whale season is off the tour combine Dolphin encounter, visit to caves, bird watching and snorkeling if the conditions are good. The Dolphin Tour is available every day.

  • Tour Includes: Bilingual naturalist guide, Bottled water, box with tropical fruits, entrance fee to Ballena park, and snorkeling equipment.
  • What to bring: Bring small bags to safeguard personal belongings •Bring sun block Come in shorts, bathing suit and towel. Wear sandals or flip flops .During rainy months (June to November) we recommend to bring a rain coat or poncho.
  • Special Notes: Participants need to be in our operation center 30 minutes before departure time to get sized their equipment and to listen the safety briefing. Bahia Aventuras do not take its boats through the caves at Ventanas beach. Whale & Dolphin sightseeing is not guarantee since they are in their natural habitat and move constantly to different areas. In Costa Rica there is a code for Whale & Dolphin watching that limit the distance and time spent with a Whale and the number of boats.
  • Tour duration: 3.5-4 hours approximately (Boat leave at 8.30 am and return at 12 /12.30 pm)
  • Age limitations: Children over 3 years old -Not recommended for infants.
  • Physical considerations: All fitness levels – not recommended for pregnant women

Day 7, Dominical

Lodging: Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort – Dominical. Meals Included: Breakfast.

Lodging: Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort – Dominical. Meals Included: Breakfast.


Day 8, Dominical - San José

Shuttle transfer to San José hotel

Pick up: am – Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort

Drop off: pm – Best Western Irazú hotel

Lodging: Best Western Irazú hotel – San José. Meals Included: None.

Premier room

The Premier Rooms are completely renovated under the Security, Comfort and Renovation system offering electronic key locks, 25" color TV, in room iron and ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker and full length mirror. It has king size bed or two full beds.

Day 9, Departure

During the day you will have a transfer to theSan José International Airport to take your International flight back home.

During the day you will have a transfer to the San José International Airport to take your International flight back home.

Please ask the Best Western Irazu’s receptionist when you check in to arrange a free transfer for you at whatever time you wish to leave for the International (SJO) Airport. This way you arrive quickly and safely to the airport prior to your flight at no cost to you.

Meal included: Breakfast.

It is required to be at the Airport three hours before your flight, remember to have your departure taxes handy, $29 per person. It has been a real pleasure for me to assist you, do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

Have a safe journey back home!

Don Carlos Hotel

Located in the oldest historical section of San José, the ‘Four Star’ Hotel Don Carlos is a small, but significant part of Costa Rica’s rich heritage. Once upon a time residence for two past Presidential families, the historical Hotel Don Carlos’ warmth and charm, graciously awaits you. Enjoy Costa Rica’s finest art works as you stroll through the gallery-like corridors and maze of quiet, garden & fountain settings, restaurant and mini pool. Wander into Annemarie’s Boutique and get lost within this unique world of local artistic creations in Costa Rica’s # 1 gift shop.

We take much pride in our helpful, friendly and courteous English speaking service, the distinct individual character found in each of our thirty-three, comfortably appointed rooms, our ‘user friendly’ on-line Don Carlos Tour Service and our 24 hour security guard service. Near the heart of San Jose, Hotel Don Carlos is a fun, quiet and secure place to stay while getting to know Costa Rica. As the most recommended small hotel in the country, come see why our growing numbers of ‘return’ guests and friends all comment, “Hotel Don Carlos is beyond a doubt, the best hotel in all of San José!”

Within walking distance of the hotel lobby, you’ll discover San José’s Downtown, the Zoo, the pre-Columbian Jade, National and Gold Museums, Craft Markets & more.

This makes Hotel Don Carlos the perfect location to get the most out of your Costa Rican vacation.

A variety of interesting, beautiful city parks make the area green, while a wide selection of top class restaurants, casinos and nightlife convey the spirit of San José, the hub of Costa Rica.

Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & SPA

Eighty-nine kilometers (55.3 miles) south of San Jose in a private natural reserve of 400 hectares and just 9 km. (5.5 miles) from Los Quetzales National Park, Hotel Savegre is the ideal starting point for exploring Costa Rica’s magnificent tropical cloud forest in all its beauty.

Hotel Savegre’s services are the perfect complement for every nature lover seeking a memorable experience. We offer two standards from our 41 rooms, bar and restaurant, day spa, conference room, laundry service, shuttle service, tours and related activities, as well as our beautiful gardens and impressive private reserve with its extensive network of trails. Our helpful and genuinely friendly staff are the hotel’s signature feature.

The Chacon family, pioneers in the San Gerardo de Dota region have been operating the hotel since its inception and it has always been our utmost aim to provide top-quality service that goes hand in hand with the environment.


Savegre Hotel offers 50 comfortable rooms: 21 Standard and 29 Junior Suites. All are surrounded by beautiful gardens with mountain view and a terrace for relaxing with a good book, bird watching or just enjoying the nearby exuberant vegetation.

Villas Río Mar Jungle & Beach Resort

Dominical is located about 44 km away a South of Quepos. It is a tiny town and a surfer’s paradise surrounded by amazing mountains with incredible views to the blue South Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica.

Along of its rocky road Dominical offers several restaurants, souvenir shops, tourist information center, hotels and hostels. Its beach is around 2 km long. Take a short walks with its perfect weather all year long. Dominical has warm temperature during the day, but it is cool at night. At only 500 meters from the beach you will find Baru river. There is a nice path along the river that you may enjoy. With stunning lush green forest, Baru river is a great place to birding watching tours. Though swimming in Dominical beach is not recommend, tourists are able to enjoy it many different activities. You may take advantage and learn to ride a wave with professional surf instructors while you get a nice tan. Canopying and kayaking are also famous tours in Dominical. All the tours can be arranged at our tour desk.

Villas Rio Mar is a medium sized sustainable and comfortable  eco lodge in Dominical. Situated amidst tropical gardens and forestry, on walking distance to Dominical beach, and right on the banks of the river Barú.

A resort in a Polynesian style, offering a perfect combination of comfort, nature and adventure. With four National Parks and three Reserves in the vicinity Dominical is a unique location for day trips. Our resort offered restaurant, swimming pool, spa, events room and comfortable eco lodges. All you need to enjoy perfect holidays. Our transportation services facilitate you to visit the wonderful waterfalls, the unspoiled beaches, the unique mountains and hiking trails in Dominical’s surroundings.

You can also explore Dominical, Costa Ballena area using our travel agency, which organizes daily tours for diverse activities. Villas Rio Mar offers special packages for weddings, honeymoons or any special activity. The Costa Ballena area is well known for its surfing, canopying, rafting, whale watching and bird watching.

Checking-in at Villas Rio Mar means: you will disappear, out of normal life, absorbed by nature and obsessed by adventure. This is how we say it here, ¡Pura Vida!

Best Western Irazú Hotel

This full-service San Jose, Costa Rica hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions including the Costa Rican Art Museum, the Braulio Carrillo National Park and the Poas Volcano.

Whether traveling on business or just taking a trip for fun, the BEST WESTERN Irazu Hotel & Casino offers all of the amenities and conveniences to ensure a worry free and enjoyable stay. This full-service San Jose, Costa Rica hotel provides comfortable accommodations, superb customer service and a centralized location, all for a great value. The hotel is ideally situated just a few minutes from the heart of downtown San Jose and a short distance from the Juan Santamaria International Airport.

Each of the 214 well-appointed guest rooms features cable satellite television, free internationa IP calls,and free wireless Internet access. Enjoy a complimentary full breakfast each morning and find a great selection for lunch and dinner at Denny’s Restaurant, located on the hotel premises. Unwind at the end of the day with a cool cocktail at the La Cantina Bar. Guests can also enjoy night entertainment at the Casino Concorde. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, tennis courts, an exercise facility, massage and spa services and guest laundry. Guests traveling on business will also appreciate the full-service business center and the meeting/banquet facilities to accommodate up to 150 people. The hotel also offers a complimentary airport shuttle every 20 minutes.

The hotel’s facilities include: Denny´s 24 hr. Restaurant, Bar La Cantina, La Pulperia Candy Shop, souvenir shop, Pizza Hut and Burger King "touch button" for delivery service, 24 hour Casino, 2 lit tennis courts, swimming pool, laundry service, coin operated washer and dryer, 24 hour room service, fully equipped gym, business and conference room facilities, gardens, massage and sauna service and free parking with 24 hour security.

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