Our Private Week in Costa Rica

+ Morning and afternoon canal safaris along the pristine waterways of Tortuguero National Park reveal a stunning variety of tropical flora and fauna.
+ Personalize your stay at Arenal with the included, privately-guided adventure of your choice.
+ Travelers love our deluxe resort at Arenal and the wide range of activities available... So feel free to add extra nights here – or at any of our fine resorts and lodges!
+ With dense forests, lovely beaches and spectacular rocky headlands, Manuel Antonio is the crown jewel of Costa Rica’s national parks… Tailor your exploration with the included, privately guided adventure of your choice!
  • Day 1 - Welcome to San Jose

    Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted to the deluxe Grano de Oro, an award-winning boutique hotel set in a restored Victorian mansion in the heart of the capital.
  • Day 2 - Travel to Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

    After an early breakfast, our private car and driver will take you to the airport for your included flight to Tortuguero where a boat will take you to the Manatus Hotel. With only 12 air-conditioned rooms, our boutique hotel is the finest in the region. You can take some time this morning to relax by the pool or explore the lush garden grounds of our hotel. After lunch, join other Manatus guests for a guided tour of Tortuguero, a small village that offers a glimpse into daily life along Costa Rica’s lush Caribbean coast. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 3 - The Waterways of Tortuguero National Park

    Often referred to as “The Amazon of Costa Rica,” Tortuguero is a verdant tropical wetland filled with exotic flora and fauna waiting to be discovered. Spectacled caiman, Southern River otter, a variety of freshwater turtles, and West Indian manatee are among the marine creatures that inhabit these waterways. Along the shores, you might observe Spider, Howler and Capuchin monkeys as well as a wide variety of tropical birds. Today you’ll join other hotel guests on morning and afternoon expeditions along the pristine canals of Tortuguero National Park. Of course, our expert naturalists are onboard to deepen your understanding and appreciation of this unique eco-system and its diverse flora and fauna. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 4 - Onward to Arenal

    A return transfer by water brings you to the airport for your included flight to La Fortuna, the gateway to the splendors of the Arenal region. On arrival, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted in a private chauffeured vehicle to our luxury resort, set in the lush forests at the base of the Arenal Volcano. Settle in to your enchanting room and take the rest of this day to enjoy the idyllic setting and fine amenities here at Nayara Resort, Spa & Gardens.  Meals B
  • Day 5 - Personalize Your Stay at Arenal

    Tailor your stay at Arenal to your personal interests and taste for adventure. We include a wide variety of excursions, all accompanied by your own private expert naturalist… Just pick the adventure you want to enjoy this morning:

    + Hanging Bridges through the Forest Canopy
    + Nature Hike in Arenal Volcano National Park
    + Guided Mountain Biking Adventure along a Variety of Trails and along the Lakeshore
    + Birdwatching Expedition
    + Boating or Kayaking in the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge wetlands
    + Kayak Adventure on Lake Arenal
    + Nature Hike to Fortuna Waterfall
    + Horseback Riding Adventure to Fortuna Waterfall
    + Safari Float on the Peñas Blancas River
    + Zip-Line Adventure through the Forest Canopy

    Following your chosen adventure, your afternoon is free. You might indulge in a treatment at the Nayara Spa or explore the nearby town of La Fortuna. Of course, you can add extra nights here at our luxury Arenal resort – to simply relax or with additional privately-guided adventures.  Meals B
  • Day 6 - Journey to Manuel Antonio National Park

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and morning here at our luxury resort. In the afternoon, your car and driver will take you to Manuel Antonio. With its dense forests, spectacular ocean beaches and rocky headlands, Manuel Antonio is the crown jewel of Costa Rica’s national parks. On arrival, check in to Si Como No. Here at this enchanting hotel, set on a forested slope above the Pacific, A+R guests will stay in ultra-spacious Deluxe Rooms that include a private balcony overlooking the lush jungle and Pacific Ocean. Meals B
  • Day 7 - Your choice of adventure at Manuel Antonio

    Customize your exploration of the National Park with the included excursion of your choice. All adventures are accompanied by your own private naturalist!

    + Guided Nature Hike in Manuel Antonio National Park
    + Kayak Adventure through the Mangrove Estuaries of Damas Island
    + Kayaking and Snorkeling Expedition
    + Boat Expedition through the Mangrove Estuaries

    After your privately guided adventure, the rest of your day is free to enjoy the resort amenities and mountain setting of Si Como No. If you wish, we can arrange additional nights here at our inviting eco-resort; with more time, you can simply relax poolside or head down to the beach - or maybe book additional privately-guided adventures by land and water.  Meals B
  • Day 8 - Departure

    You’ll be chauffeured to the airport in San Jose. Meals B

Extend Your Trip

  • Monteverde Extension from Arenal to Manuel Antonio

    2-night Extension from $599

    Enhance your travels in Costa Rica with our 2-night side trip into the Monteverde Cloud Forest, famed for its amazing biodiversity and spellbinding beauty. We include all transportation, accommodations and your choice of a privately-guided nature expedition.

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  • Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Extension

    2-night Extension from $599

    Enhance your Costa Rica tour with our 2-night side trip to Villa Blanca and our private 2,000-acre cloud forest reserve. We include all transportation, deluxe accommodations, and naturalist guided excursions. This 3-day Extension is easily added in between Arenal and Manuel Antonio.

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Check In!

  • Grano de Oro - San Jose, Costa Rica

    Hotel Grano de Oro is a true oasis in the heart of the city. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansion, the 40-room hotel maintains the warmth and comfort of a private home with all the amenities of a fine hotel. Service is paramount and the staff welcome guests to their “home away from home” time and again. Hallways lined with period photographs and original art meander through the building and present lush tropical flower arrangements and luxurious plants at every turn. The entire Hotel is non-smoking. In addition to an onsite restaurant, Hotel Grano de Oro features a spa tub, a bar/lounge, complimentary WIFI access and LCD TVs.

  • Manatus Lodge - Tortuguero, Costa Rica

    Tortuguero is one of the most extraordinary places on Earth, and Manatus Hotel is the place to enjoy all of its natural beauties in a peaceful, charming and comfortable environment.

  • Nayara Resort, Spa & Gardens - Arenal, Costa Rica

    Surrounded by the lush forests at the base of the towering Arenal Volcano, our luxury property has been recognized as one of the world’s best resorts by Travel & Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler. Warm hospitality, impeccable service, luxurious accommodations and fine cuisine await you here at Nayara. Ultra-private, freestanding casitas and villas are beautifully furnished and offer more than 850-square-feet of space to sleep and relax. A flat-screen satellite television with DVD player, minibar, coffee maker and in-room space promise comfort and convenience. A private garden with outdoor rain shower enhances the luxury experience. Hidden in a lush paradise in the heart of the Arenal Volcano National Park, Nayara has been recognized as one of the world’s best resorts by Travel&Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler and Trip Advisor. Nayara hotel's heartfelt hospitality, impeccable service, luxurious accommodations, fine cuisine, outstanding spa, and amazing eco-adventures make them a premier destination in Costa Rica.

  • Si Como No Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

    Surrounded by the beauty and nature of Manuel Antonio, our enchanting resort is set on a forested slope above the Pacific Ocean. Alexander+Roberts guests will be upgraded to spacious Deluxe Rooms - where every window and your private balcony offer breathtaking views of the lush jungle stretching down to the sea. These Deluxe air-conditioned rooms also feature high beamed ceilings, a separate sitting area, minibar and in-room safe. After sightseeing, you might take a dip in one of the crystal-clear swimming pools, indulge in a treatment at the Cala Spa, or just take in the view from your balcony.

Our Private Tour Value

+ Naturalist-guided morning and afternoon canal safaris at Tortuguero
+ A choice of privately-guided adventures at Arenal and Manuel Antonio
+ 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
+ 7 nights in our deluxe hotels and resorts
+ On-tour transportation and airport transfers with your own private vehicle and driver - plus shared boat transfers to and from our Tortuguero hotel
+ Luggage handling and all hotel taxes and service charges

Trip Pricing

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Private Tour - Per Person Double

Dates   Deluxe Accommodations
Departure Return   Regular Deal
1/6/2019 4/13/2019 $3999 $3699
 
4/14/2019 4/20/2019 $4299 $3999
 
4/21/2019 4/30/2019 $3999 $3699
 
5/1/2019 6/30/2019 $3799 $3499
 
7/1/2019 8/19/2019 $3899 $3599
 
8/20/2019 8/31/2019 $3799 $3499
 
9/1/2019 10/31/2019 $3599 $3299
 
11/1/2019 11/19/2019 $3799 $3499
 
11/20/2019 11/30/2019 $4199 $3899
 
12/1/2019 12/31/2019 $4299 $3999
 
1/1/2020 4/13/2020 $4299 $3999
 
4/14/2020 4/20/2020 $4399 $4099
 
4/21/2020 4/30/2020 $4199 $3899
 
5/1/2020 6/30/2020 $3899 $3599
 
7/1/2020 8/19/2020 $4099 $3799
 
8/20/2020 8/31/2020 $3899 $3599
 
9/1/2020 10/31/2020 $3799 $3499
 
11/1/2020 11/30/2020 $4299 $3999
 
12/1/2020 12/31/2020 $3799 $3499
 

Select all Deals that apply for best available price.

  • Save $600 per couple + $300 solo on all of our Small Group, Small Ship and Private Journeys when you pay-in-full at time of booking.
  • Travel is one of life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216

Prices are per person, land only. Holiday surcharges may apply. We offer air on TACA. Add extra nights.

Extend Your Trip

  • Monteverde Extension from Arenal to Manuel Antonio

    2-night Extension from $599

    Enhance your travels in Costa Rica with our 2-night side trip into the Monteverde Cloud Forest, famed for its amazing biodiversity and spellbinding beauty. We include all transportation, accommodations and your choice of a privately-guided nature expedition.

    View Day by Day »

  • Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Extension

    2-night Extension from $599

    Enhance your Costa Rica tour with our 2-night side trip to Villa Blanca and our private 2,000-acre cloud forest reserve. We include all transportation, deluxe accommodations, and naturalist guided excursions. This 3-day Extension is easily added in between Arenal and Manuel Antonio.

    View Day by Day »



There are no upcoming departures for this tour, but our Custom Travel Team can arrange a private departure just for you at an affordable price and on the dates you want.  With your own private car, driver and guide and custom tailored hotels, meals, and sightseeing we can create the journey of a lifetime exactly to your specifications.

Contact our Custom Travel Team:    800-221-2216  or  Email Us

 

Extend Your Trip

  • Monteverde Extension from Arenal to Manuel Antonio

    2-night Extension from $599

    Enhance your travels in Costa Rica with our 2-night side trip into the Monteverde Cloud Forest, famed for its amazing biodiversity and spellbinding beauty. We include all transportation, accommodations and your choice of a privately-guided nature expedition.

    View Day by Day »

  • Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Extension

    2-night Extension from $599

    Enhance your Costa Rica tour with our 2-night side trip to Villa Blanca and our private 2,000-acre cloud forest reserve. We include all transportation, deluxe accommodations, and naturalist guided excursions. This 3-day Extension is easily added in between Arenal and Manuel Antonio.

    View Day by Day »

Private Tour Add-Ons

  • Classic Rio

    4 Day Privately Guided Tour

    Our 4-day Privately Guided tour includes a choice of fine hotels, daily breakfast, chauffeured airport transfers, and sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide

  • Machu Picchu

    2 Day FreeStyle Travel

    Our 2-day FreeStyle Tour includes a choice of fine hotels, daily breakfast, private car transfers, roundtrip Vistadome Train to Machu Picchu, and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal guide.

  • Arenal

    3 Day FreeStyle Tour

    Discover one of Costa Rica’s most rewarding regions. We include roundtrip transfers from San Jose and your choice of a guided adventure, including rainforest canopy tours, hiking or horseback riding!

Trip Reviews

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(25 Traveler Reviews)

  • Marcia from WI gives this tour 

    Tortuguero was amazing and worth the long trip to get there.. We enjoyed the atmosphere at Mawamba Lodge.. The trips by small boat into the national park allowed us to see three kinds of monkeys and lots of reptiles and birds in their natural habitat. Dennis was a knowledgeable guide. Si Como No at Manuel Antonio was a wonderful hotel with excellent rooms, staff and food.


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    Date Traveled: 1/18/2019

  • Noemi from AK gives this tour 

    The areas that we traveled to were very nice.


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    Date Traveled: 10/28/2018

  • Mary from CO gives this tour 

    The tour guides were fabulous and the hotels were first class. We saw quitzals (three) of them in Monte Verde because of our guide.


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    Date Traveled: 3/12/2018

  • Judith from CO gives this tour 

    Delighted by most of our hotels and our excellent guides on hikes.


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    Date Traveled: 1/17/2018

  • Ricki from CA gives this tour 

    Delighted by the kindness of our drivers and guides also they were always on time.


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    Date Traveled: 1/15/2018

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