Costa Rica Luxury Travel

Costa Rica is an ideal destination for travelers looking to experience nature in luxury. Step out of your 5-star hotel room into the world-famous hot spring spas of Arenal, enjoy a private sunset sail on the Pacific, take one-on-one yoga sessions overlooking the ocean, or head to a boutique coffee farm for a VIP tour. Our local travel specialists create custom trips that pair world-class lodging and exclusive experiences with scenic landscapes, local culture, and wildlife. Consider a 7-day trip that combines private hiking tours and river safaris with fine dining in La Fortuna. Or, head to the biodiverse Osa Peninsula for a remote and active getaway.

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Relax amid the sounds of the Costa Rican jungle in your private wooden cabin (photo courtesy of Amor Arenal)
Map of 1 Week in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
1 Week in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

With one week in Costa Rica on a luxury itinerary, you can get to know the country's captivating volcanic landscapes, cloud forests, and beaches on a highlights tour. Or, pair adrenaline-pumping activities with pampered afternoons while splitting your time between Turrialba and Puerto Viejo. Those looking for a romantic getaway will find the Gulf of Papagayo provides the perfect escape. Alternatively, if you prefer unpacking your bags for a more extended stay, opt for a trip featuring the Osa Peninsula.

Admire the beachfront views from your private infinity pool (photo courtesy of Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas)
Map of 10 Days in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
10 Days in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

Ten days in Costa Rica is an excellent amount of time to discover the country's pristine landscapes while staying in luxury accommodations and indulging. Enjoy the freedom a rental car provides on a road trip adventure stretching from Poás to Manuel Antonio, or take the trail less traveled on a journey featuring the Pacific coast's national parks. Alternatively, consider an activity-filled itinerary featuring Tortuguero, Arenal, and Papagayo, or delight in a bird-watching trip through the country's premier ecolodges.

Check into your casita for two indulgent nights (photo courtesy of Río Celeste Hideaway Resort)
Map of 5 Days in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
5 Days in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

Spend five days in luxury on a trip to Costa Rica and base yourself in one or two locations to soak up the country's lush landscapes and pristine beaches. Travelers seeking a mix of the two will find Vara Blanca and Manuel Antonio the ideal bases, while thrill seekers with a taste for creature comforts should opt for a rafting trip on the Río Pacuare. If you're seeking a lavish beach getaway, both Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and the Gulf of Papagayo provide the perfect setting.

Relish three nights in Uvita on the Osa Peninsula (photo courtesy of Kura Boutique Hotel)
Map of 2 Weeks in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
2 Weeks in Costa Rica - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

Two weeks in Costa Rica is an excellent amount of time to delve into the country's incredible mix of luxury, adventure, and pristine nature. On a highlights tour, hike, bike, cruise, and snorkel your way from the Caribbean to the Pacific coast. Or, opt to include time in Turrialba's cloud forests and Uvita's unspoiled beaches to get off the main tourist trail. Wildlife enthusiasts who love their creature comforts can hop between luxury lodges while birders let private guides lead the way in search of exotic birds.

(Photo courtesy of Nayara Springs)
The Best Luxury Hotels in Arenal / La Fortuna

La Fortuna is a famous mountain town that needs no introduction for those familiar with the cone-shaped Arenal Volcano and its surrounding rainforests, hot springs, and waterfalls. Indeed, this is one of Costa Rica's top destinations, with dozens of accommodations. So, how to skip hordes of tourists? We sought advice from our local specialists and kimkim staff to round up the most luxurious hotels in La Fortuna.

Senda Monteverde
Map of The 6 Best Mid-Range & Luxury Hotels in Monteverde
The 6 Best Mid-Range & Luxury Hotels in Monteverde

Monteverde is well known for its misty cloud forests, hills with exceptional views, and a nearly endless list of activities to enjoy. You can easily plan your visit with a comfortable mid-range or luxury hotel, and kimkim has quite a few to recommend.

Photo courtesy of Hacienda AltaGracia an Auberge Resort
The 8 Best Luxury Hotels in Costa Rica

Epitomizing laid-back travel, Costa Rica has hundreds of hotels, but only a few make the list for luxury. With the help of local specialists, kimkim has narrowed down the best to these eight unique options that choose quality over quantity, simplicity over opulence. Pick one or more and make your next trip to the land of "pura vida" extra special.

Hotel Makanda Manuel Antonio
Map of The 5 Best Luxury Hotels in Manuel Antonio
The 5 Best Luxury Hotels in Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio is one of the most beautiful regions in Costa Rica, as it blends dense jungle hillsides with the scenic coastline of the Pacific Ocean. Many hotels and resorts use the hillside to offer some of the country’s best scenery overlooking the jungle and ocean. Elevate the beauty by staying in one of kimkim’s recommended luxury hotels in Manuel Antonio.

Costa Rica luxury itineraries

Beautiful Toucan in Corcovado National Park
Map of Osa Peninsula Luxury Jungle Adventure - 5 Days
Osa Peninsula Luxury Jungle Adventure - 5 Days

The Osa Peninsula is located in one of the most remote areas of Costa Rica and is home to windswept beaches, virgin rainforest, and exotic wildlife. Over five days you'll alternate between a pampered holiday lifestyle, rugged jungle treks, and scuba-diving/beach adventures. It's the best way to enjoy this gem of biodiversity tucked away in the great tropical paradise that is Costa Rica.

Manuel Antonio beaches are known for sunset views
Map of Costa Rica Luxury & Nature Tour - 10 Days
Costa Rica Luxury & Nature Tour - 10 Days

This adventurous itinerary checks off four of Costa Rica’s key regions. Raft down some of the world’s best rapids, head to Arenal for hikes and hot springs, and lounge on the Pacific beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. End your journey on the remote Osa Peninsula, where rainforests, wildlife, and a near-empty coastline await.

Costa Rican Jaguar
Map of Osa Peninsula: Luxury Getaway and Jungle Adventure - 7 Days
Osa Peninsula: Luxury Getaway and Jungle Adventure - 7 Days

Corcovado National Park, located on Costa Rica's remote Osa Peninsula, is one of the most biodiverse places on earth. It's the perfect spot for jungle exploration, and this six-day itinerary mixes rugged adventure with culture and luxury. It's designed for those who want an off-the-beaten-path nature experience featuring windswept Pacific beaches and trails that meander through virgin rainforest abounding with wildlife.

Enjoy off-the-beaten-path road tripping in Costa Rica
Map of Self-Drive Luxury Beach and Volcano Adventure - 11 days
Self-Drive Luxury Beach and Volcano Adventure - 11 days

Time to hit the open road and enjoy the wonders of Costa Rica on this 11-day self-drive tour. Your adventure begins on the Pacific beaches of Tamarindo and Nosara, both gems of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province. On top of exploring and surfing these beaches, you'll make pit stops in coastal villages and glean insight into the local culture. Continue your journey eastward to the towering Arenal Volcano. Here you will soak in natural hot springs and brave whitewater rapids on a rafting trip.

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Map of Costa Rica: Luxury Wildlife Safari and Multi-Sport Adventure - 10 Days
Costa Rica: Luxury Wildlife Safari and Multi-Sport Adventure - 10 Days

If you're looking for an adventurous holiday without roughing it, then this itinerary is for you. On this 10-day tour of Costa Rica, you'll enjoy all the creature comforts of a luxury vacation while still embarking on wildlife safaris and adventure sports activities. Take to the air on a zip-line tour over the rainforest, hike to exotic waterfalls, and view the most exotic animals in the country—it's an exclusive vacation tailored just for you.

The coastline of Cahuita National Park at sunset
Map of Luxury Adventure in the Osa Peninsula - 6 Days
Luxury Adventure in the Osa Peninsula - 6 Days

The Osa Peninsula is one of the most biodiverse areas on earth. Over half of all animal species in Costa Rica exist here, and on this six-day luxury tour, you'll have ample opportunity to spot unique flora and fauna. You'll also visit Corcovado National Park, a protected area and veritable Lost World that preserves one of the country's few remaining lowland rainforests.

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Map of Hot Springs, Waterfalls, and Luxury Retreats in Costa Rica - 7 Days
Hot Springs, Waterfalls, and Luxury Retreats in Costa Rica - 7 Days

All you need is a week to replenish your body and soul on the trip of a lifetime. The destination is Costa Rica and over seven days you'll enjoy whitewater rafting, waterfall hikes, and luxury accommodations in the best eco-lodges and wellness retreats in the country. You'll even take part in a hands-on course where you learn to prepare artisanal chocolate.

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Map of Luxury in Costa Rica: Jungle Paradise & Exotic Wildlife - 9 Days
Luxury in Costa Rica: Jungle Paradise & Exotic Wildlife - 9 Days

This tropical getaway will appeal to anyone who's ever wanted to experience Costa Rica's most famous sites as well as its exotic wildlife. Over nine days you'll travel through the north of the country and stay in luxury accommodations between embarking on active excursions. This includes such diverse activities as hiking and nocturnal nature walks to kayaking and horseback riding on the beach. 

A staircase leading to the Catarata Río Celeste
Map of Luxury Adventure in the Costa Rican Wilderness - 8 Days
Luxury Adventure in the Costa Rican Wilderness - 8 Days

In just over a week you can enjoy the best activities in Costa Rica and visit its most exotic locales. First, you'll travel to Arenal and Tenorio National Park, where you'll embark on nocturnal nature walks, soak in natural hot springs, and hike along sky-blue rivers to tropical waterfalls. Then it's off to the coast, where you'll enjoy more wildlife-spotting excursions as well and active adventures like kayaking along the coast.

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Map of Costa Rica Private Tour: Volcanoes, Rivers, & Secluded Beaches - 6 Days
Costa Rica Private Tour: Volcanoes, Rivers, & Secluded Beaches - 6 Days

Recharge your batteries with a quick six-day jaunt to the tropical paradise of Costa Rica. This luxury holiday in the north of the country covers the major highlights, like Arenal Volcano and the unspoiled beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula. Not only will you get to view exotic wildlife on various nature tours, but you'll also get some exercise in with rainforest hikes and kayak excursions along the coast.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Costa Rica: Natural Highlights Luxury Tour - 6 Days
Costa Rica: Natural Highlights Luxury Tour - 6 Days

Even a mere six days is enough time to experience the highlights of Costa Rica. On this brisk itinerary, you'll do just that, visiting both Arenal and Corcovado National Park as well as enjoying waterfall hikes and exotic wildlife safaris. In between all this adventure you'll find time to relax in natural hot springs and enjoy the first-class amenities of your luxury accommodations.

Sunset off the Pacific Coast
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Beaches & Rainforest Adventures - 7 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Beaches & Rainforest Adventures - 7 Days

Escape to northern Costa Rica for a luxury vacation you'll never forget. You'll pack a lot of adventure into just seven days, and these active excursions include waterfall hikes, nocturnal nature walks, and river safaris. Throughout the trip, you'll travel between the inland rainforests to the sun-kissed beaches of Guanacaste Province—and each night you'll relax in the finest luxury accommodations in the country.

Agua Ardiente Pool Bar (courtesy of Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa)
Map of Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 10 Days
Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 10 Days

Explore Costa Rica's landscapes and wildlife habitats by day—and sleep in luxury hotels at night—on this 10-day itinerary around the country. Travel to the Osa Peninsula to hike around Corcovado National Park and snorkel the Isla del Caño Biological Reserve. Then move onto the Arenal region for waterfall hikes and hot spring relaxation. You'll finish up in Monteverde with a nighttime nature walk and a day of zip-lining through the cloud forest.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Adventure: Volcanos, Cloud Forests, and Rivers - 16 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Adventure: Volcanos, Cloud Forests, and Rivers - 16 Days

On this 16-day itinerary, you'll explore the biodiversity of Costa Rica while visiting three distinct regions of the country. First is a visit to Arenal Volcano National Park for some adventure sports, then it's off to remote Bajos del Toro and its three incredible waterfalls. As a grand finale, you'll embark on a guided hike into Corcovado National Park, the most biodiverse region in Costa Rica.

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Map of Costa Rica Luxury Wildlife & Outdoor Adventure Tour - 12 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Wildlife & Outdoor Adventure Tour - 12 Days

On this 12-day adventure, you'll enjoy the most famous activities in Costa Rica. You'll do it all, from river rafting and jungle hikes to wildlife tours, snorkeling, horseback riding, and even stand-up paddleboarding. The journey combines luxury accommodations with outdoor excursions as you travel from Arenal Volcano to the waterfalls of Tenorio National Park and finally to the beaches of Guanacaste Province.

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Map of Luxury Costa Rica: Exotic Beaches and Tropical Waterfalls - 6 Days
Luxury Costa Rica: Exotic Beaches and Tropical Waterfalls - 6 Days

In less than a week you'll get to visit two of Costa Rica's most stunning regions. This six-day itinerary you'll visit the cloud-forest region of the central highlands before heading south to the biodiverse wonderland that is the Osa Peninsula. Throughout it all, you'll enjoy horseback rides, waterfall hikes, and wildlife spotting all while enjoying luxury accommodations.

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Map of Luxury in Northern Costa Rica: Volcanoes & Pacific Beaches - 11 Days
Luxury in Northern Costa Rica: Volcanoes & Pacific Beaches - 11 Days

The secret to a perfect tropical vacation involves the right balance of luxury and adventure. On this 11-day tour of Costa Rica's north, you'll visit rainforests, rivers, and waterfalls by day, and relax in the hot springs of luxury hotels by night. Then you'll head west to the beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula and enjoy adventures like snorkeling around coral reefs and horseback riding on beaches at sunset.  

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Map of Northern Costa Rica Luxury Adventure - 15 Days
Northern Costa Rica Luxury Adventure - 15 Days

You can experience the highlights of Costa Rica without racing around the entire country. On this 15-day luxury adventure, you'll travel around the north, first visiting the famous Arenal Volcano before heading into Guanacaste Province for waterfall hikes, rafting safaris, and nocturnal nature walks. You'll finish the journey on the coast, where you'll enjoy activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

Enjoy your natural surroundings at a luxury eco-lodge in Costa Rica
Map of Wildlife Luxury Adventure on the Osa Peninsula - 4 Days
Wildlife Luxury Adventure on the Osa Peninsula - 4 Days

Snorkel, hike, and bird-watch by day, then sleep in elegant eco-lodges at night on this luxury four-day wildlife tour around Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. A naturalist guide will point out rare avian species during an evening hike, and then you'll explore the wilderness of Corcovado National Park on day two. Plunge into the pristine waters of the Isla del Caño Biological Reserve for a snorkeling or diving adventure to finish off the itinerary.

Arenal Volcano
Map of From Waterfalls to the Coast: Luxury Escape to Costa Rica - 9 Days
From Waterfalls to the Coast: Luxury Escape to Costa Rica - 9 Days

When you have to get away from it all yet you also hunger for adventure, there's only one place to go: Costa Rica. On this nine-day itinerary, you'll experience the best of both worlds, from relaxing in natural hot springs to soaring over the rainforest canopy on a zip-line tour. You'll also venture into national parks and reserves for exotic wildlife safaris, all while staying in luxury accommodations every night.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Escape: Arenal, Bajos del Toro, & Uvita - 15 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Escape: Arenal, Bajos del Toro, & Uvita - 15 Days

This luxury tropical vacation combines the natural highlights of Costa Rica with VIP pampering. On this 15-day itinerary, you'll visit three of the most beautiful regions in the country: Arenal Volcano National Park, the Pacific coast, and the remote and wild Osa Peninsula. Throughout you'll enjoy adventure tours and first-class services that combine to create an unforgettable vacation.

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Map of Luxury Getaway: Volcanoes, Rivers, & Secluded Beaches - 16 Days
Luxury Getaway: Volcanoes, Rivers, & Secluded Beaches - 16 Days

On this active luxury tour of Costa Rica, you'll explore the nation's most distinct locations. First, it's a trip to Arenal National Park, followed by a visit Tenorio, home to the Celeste River, whose ethereal blue waters are the stuff of dreams. Finally, you'll laze on the unspoiled beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula and enjoy snorkeling, kayaking and even horseback riding on the beach.

Enjoy the vistas from your luxury hotel in the Osa Peninsula (photo courtesy of Lapa Rios Lodge)
Map of Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal & the Osa Peninsula - 7 Days
Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal & the Osa Peninsula - 7 Days

Get off the beaten path on this weeklong luxury adventure around Costa Rica's beautiful landscapes. After a day exploring the capital city, you'll travel to the Osa Peninsula for a sunset bird-watching tour around Drake Bay. Explore Corcovado National Park on a guided hike, then look for whales and dolphins in the wild on a boat tour. You'll sleep in luxury hotels throughout the week and finish the trip in the Arenal region with a visit to a sloth habitat and a wildlife rehabilitation center.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Costa Rica: Wild Luxury Adventure - 8 Days
Costa Rica: Wild Luxury Adventure - 8 Days

In a little over a week, you can experience the main highlights of the tropical paradise that is Costa Rica. This includes visiting Arenal Volcano National Park, going on a boat safari down the Tárcoles River, and venturing into the remote jungles of Corcovado National Park. Best of all, throughout the experience you'll enjoy luxury accommodations and be accompanied by your own bilingual guide.

Due to the exuberance of the vegetation that surrounds it, and the numerous rapids that form during its descent towards the Caribbean plains, suitable for rafting, the Pacuare is an important tourist attraction of Costa Rica. The Pacuare basin has been protected by the Matina Pacuare Forest Reserve.
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Hot Springs and Rivers Getaway - 6 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Hot Springs and Rivers Getaway - 6 Days

Even with a mere six days at your disposal, you can rejuvenate your mind and body while enjoying exciting adventures in Costa Rica. This itinerary begins with some luxury spa treatments followed by long soaks in the natural volcanic hot springs in the Arenal region of the country. You'll then learn how to prepare authentic Costa Rican chocolate before finishing the trip with more pampering at a wellness retreat.

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Map of Costa Rica Private Waterfall Hike and Luxury Eco-Adventure - 8 Days
Costa Rica Private Waterfall Hike and Luxury Eco-Adventure - 8 Days

Costa Rica is a ruggedly beautiful country whose natural highlights are best experienced on foot. That's just what this eight-day luxury vacation itinerary has in store in the form of nature walks and waterfall hikes. You'll also get to the visit the secluded beaches of the southern Osa Peninsula and enjoy a horseback excursion in the remote mountains.

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Map of Luxury Costa Rica Getaway: Golden Beaches & Wild Rainforests - 13 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Getaway: Golden Beaches & Wild Rainforests - 13 Days

On this 13-day itinerary you'll get to enjoy many of the adventure sports and outdoor activities Costa Rica is famous for. This includes hiking and river rafting in the Arenal region and Tenorio National Park, plus snorkeling, paddleboarding, and horseback riding on the beach. And at the end of each day, you'll retire to the luxury hotels and eco-lodges that will serve as your accommodations during this adventure.

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Map of Lavish Costa Rica: Rivers, Hot Springs, and Waterfalls - 8 Days
Lavish Costa Rica: Rivers, Hot Springs, and Waterfalls - 8 Days

Pamper yourself on an eight-day tropical getaway to Costa Rica that offers wellness and adventure in equal measure. You'll begin in a luxury rainforest lodge with an exciting trip down the Pacuare River. Then it's off to the Arenal Volcano region where you'll relax in natural hot springs and learn the secrets to chocolate making on a local farm.

Watch ocean waves from under the palm trees
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Tour: Arenal, Tenorio, & Nosara Beach - 14 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Tour: Arenal, Tenorio, & Nosara Beach - 14 Days

If you thirst for adventure yet also enjoy luxurious creature comforts, then the north of Costa Rica is the destination for you. Beginning in the Arenal Volcano region, you'll travel to Tenorio National Park and hike along the neon-blue Celeste River. Then it's off to the Nicoya Peninsula, where you'll enjoy every tropical beach activity under the sun, from snorkeling and kayaking to paddleboarding and even riding horses at sunset. 

Sunset view from a luxury hotel in Costa Rica
Map of Luxury Trip to Costa Rica's Beaches, Cloud Forests & Volcanoes - 14 Days
Luxury Trip to Costa Rica's Beaches, Cloud Forests & Volcanoes - 14 Days

Explore Costa Rica's beautiful natural landscapes—and treat yourself to luxury hotel stays—on this two-week adventure around the country. The itinerary takes you to two national parks, Corcovado and Manuel Antonio, for hiking, snorkeling, and boating excursions. You'll also spot wildlife on a night tour, visit a coffee farm, zip-line through the jungle in the Monteverde cloud forest, and hike to Arenal Volcano, enjoying a dip in natural hot springs nearby to finish the trip.

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Map of Luxury, Adventure, & Wildlife in Northern Costa Rica - 10 Days
Luxury, Adventure, & Wildlife in Northern Costa Rica - 10 Days

10 days is enough to enjoy Costa Rica's immense natural beauty and exotic wildlife. This combined luxury/adventure itinerary allows you to experience it all, first in Arenal Volcano National Park, and then by visiting the rivers and waterfalls of the Tenorio region. You'll finish on the unspoiled coastline of the Nicoya Peninsula, riding horses at sunset, kayaking through mangrove forests, and snorkeling at coral reefs.

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Map of Luxury Wellness Getaway in Costa Rica - 10 Days
Luxury Wellness Getaway in Costa Rica - 10 Days

10 days is all you need to enjoy a perfect Costa Rican holiday that mixes equal parts luxury, comfort, and outdoor adventure. On this 10-day jaunt, you will stay in four-star wellness retreats, enjoy exhilarating whitewater rafting excursions, and soak in natural volcanic hot springs. You'll even get a hands-on lesson in preparing the most delicious of Costa Rican exports: chocolate

Due to the exuberance of the vegetation that surrounds it, and the numerous rapids that form during its descent towards the Caribbean plains, suitable for rafting, the Pacuare is an important tourist attraction of Costa Rica. The Pacuare basin has been protected by the Matina Pacuare Forest Reserve.
Map of Luxury Wellness Retreat and Active Adventures in Costa Rica - 15 Days
Luxury Wellness Retreat and Active Adventures in Costa Rica - 15 Days

There's no better place to replenish your mind, body, and soul than Costa Rica. It's a country as abundant in world-class wellness resorts as it is natural beauty. On this 15-day itinerary, you'll compliment the spa treatments with some exciting adventure excursions the country is famous for, like whitewater rafting, waterfall hikes, and ocean trips off the Pacific coast.

Due to the exuberance of the vegetation that surrounds it, and the numerous rapids that form during its descent towards the Caribbean plains, suitable for rafting, the Pacuare is an important tourist attraction of Costa Rica. The Pacuare basin has been protected by the Matina Pacuare Forest Reserve.
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Spa Treatments, Hot Springs, and Adventure - 13 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Spa Treatments, Hot Springs, and Adventure - 13 Days

There's no better way to rejuvenate your body and spirit than with a long soak in natural hot springs and some tropical outdoor adventures. Costa Rica offers all of this in the form of waterfall hikes, beach excursions, and whitewater rafting. You'll enjoy all of this plus spend a few days getting pampered in some of the most luxurious spas and eco-resorts in the world. 

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Map of Tropical Adventures and Luxury Retreats in Costa Rica - 9 Days
Tropical Adventures and Luxury Retreats in Costa Rica - 9 Days

When you want to combine luxury and beauty in a tropical getaway, there's no better destination than Costa Rica. On this nine-day excursion, you'll alternate between luxury spa treatments and adventurous excursions. This includes a whitewater rafting trip down the famous Pacuare River and a hike to some of the most secluded tropical waterfalls in the country.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Luxury Wildlife and Adventure Sports in Costa Rica - 12 Days
Luxury Wildlife and Adventure Sports in Costa Rica - 12 Days

The only thing better than enjoying a pampered holiday is doing so in the tropical paradise that is Costa Rica. On this 12-day excursion, you'll alternate between relaxing in natural hot springs and embarking on a number of adventure activities, be it a zip-line tour in the rainforests of Arenal Volcano National Park or a crocodile river safari near the Pacific coast. You'll spot even more exotic wildlife with a hike in Corcovado National Park, the most biologically diverse area in the country.

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Map of Costa Rica Luxury Eco-Adventure: Cloud Forests, Waterfalls, & Exotic Animals - 16 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Eco-Adventure: Cloud Forests, Waterfalls, & Exotic Animals - 16 Days

On this 16-day luxury itinerary, you'll go off-the-beaten-path in Costa Rica. First, it's the waterfalls of the Vara Blanca region and enjoying horseback-riding excursions in the Talamanca Mountains. Then it's off to the southern Osa Peninsula, the most biodiverse region in the country, where you'll hike through unspoiled rainforest to secluded beaches while enjoying the local wildlife.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica: Rainforests, Rivers, and Beaches - 14 Days
Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica: Rainforests, Rivers, and Beaches - 14 Days

As a travel destination, Costa Rica offers luxury and adventure in equal measure. A two-week tour of this tropical paradise will allow you to experience many breathtaking locales, from the volcanoes of the central highlands to the beaches of the Pacific coast. Between relaxing in four-star eco-lodges you'll also enjoy adventure sports and hiking trips into the most bio-diverse national parks in the country.

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Map of Luxury Eco-Tours and Adventures in Costa Rica - 14 Days
Luxury Eco-Tours and Adventures in Costa Rica - 14 Days

This 14-day Costa Rica holiday covers the highlights of the entire country: tropical waterfalls, secluded beaches, exotic wildlife, and more. You'll travel from the north of the country to the south, from high-altitude cloud-forests to golden beaches. The icing on this great big tropical cake is that each night you'll be staying in the most comfortable luxury hotels and eco-lodges in the country.

Due to the exuberance of the vegetation that surrounds it, and the numerous rapids that form during its descent towards the Caribbean plains, suitable for rafting, the Pacuare is an important tourist attraction of Costa Rica. The Pacuare basin has been protected by the Matina Pacuare Forest Reserve.
Map of Luxury Wellness in Costa Rica - 14 Days
Luxury Wellness in Costa Rica - 14 Days

Head off to Costa Rica for a wellness excursion guaranteed to recharge your batteries. Over 14 days you'll enjoy yoga sessions and spa treatments in some of the most incredible eco-resorts in the world. Aside from total relaxation, you'll hike to tropical waterfalls, brave whitewater rapids, and experience the beaches of the Pacific coast.

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Map of Costa Rica Luxury Birding, Horseback Riding, and Wildlife - 7 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Birding, Horseback Riding, and Wildlife - 7 Days

In a mere week, you can enjoy some major highlights of Costa Rica like riding around local farms on horseback, spotting exotic birds on nature walks, and hiking to exotic waterfalls. You'll even travel to the far south and the remote Osa Peninsula, which is one of the most biodiverse places on earth. And every night, you'll stay in the finest hotels and eco-lodges in the country.

Go for a swim with an ocean view in Costa Rica
Map of Luxury, Wellness & Adventure in Costa Rica - 16 Days
Luxury, Wellness & Adventure in Costa Rica - 16 Days

This 16-day tour of Costa Rica will recharge your batteries through a combination of luxury wellness experiences and thrilling outdoor adventures. On this excursion, you'll travel across the country, from Arenal Volcano to the wild Pacuare River and out to Pacific beaches. Throughout the adventure, you'll replenish your body and soul in some of the most luxurious eco-retreats anywhere in the world.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Wildlife and Adventure Sports Getaway - 11 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Wildlife and Adventure Sports Getaway - 11 Days

In Costa Rica you can combine the relaxation of a luxury vacation with all the adventure and exotic wildlife found in the tropics. On this 11-day itinerary, you'll enjoy an array of adventure sports, from canopy tours in the rainforest to wildlife expeditions in national parks and rivers. In between, you'll soak your weary muscles in natural hot springs and retire each night to luxury eco-lodges and villas.

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Map of Exotic Wildlife and Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica - 9 Days
Exotic Wildlife and Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica - 9 Days

Only in Costa Rica, where unspoiled nature and luxury resorts exist side by side, can you mix adventure and pampering. This nine-day itinerary includes horseback riding through local villages, hiking along secluded beaches, and exotic bird-watching. And at the end of each day, you'll rest and recharge in the best hotels in the country.

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Map of First-Class Costa Rica: Waterfalls, Beaches, and Wildlife - 11 Days
First-Class Costa Rica: Waterfalls, Beaches, and Wildlife - 11 Days

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world, and to vacation here is to partake in a great ecological adventure. That's just what you'll do on this 11-day itinerary as you embark on nature hikes, bird-watching tours, and visits to tropical waterfalls. On top of staying in luxury accommodations, you'll also get a sense of the local culture by visiting family farms and working coffee plantations.

The Río Celeste Waterfall
Costa Rica Luxury Adventure: Cloud Forests, Eco-Lodges & Tropical Beaches - 16 days

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Costa Rica on this unforgettable 16-day itinerary. Focused on the country's spectacular northwest, you'll hop between three secluded destinations—Rincón de la Vieja, Río Celeste, and Nosara. By day, embark on a series of adventurous excursions like ziplining through cloud forests, horseback riding to hidden waterfalls, and surfing on tropical beaches. In the evenings, you'll relax and unwind at luxury eco-lodges.

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Map of Luxury Beach Hikes, Mountain Adventures, and Wildlife Tours in Costa Rica - 12 Days
Luxury Beach Hikes, Mountain Adventures, and Wildlife Tours in Costa Rica - 12 Days

There are few countries where you can enjoy a luxury vacation complete with eco-tourism adventures and immersion in the local culture. Costa Rica is one such place, and on this 12-day itinerary, you'll hike to tropical waterfalls, visit secluded beaches, horseback through the mountains, and embark on many wildlife tours. To cap the adventure you'll do some exotic bird-watching as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean.

Due to the exuberance of the vegetation that surrounds it, and the numerous rapids that form during its descent towards the Caribbean plains, suitable for rafting, the Pacuare is an important tourist attraction of Costa Rica. The Pacuare basin has been protected by the Matina Pacuare Forest Reserve.
Map of Luxury Spas and Outdoor Adventures in Costa Rica - 12 Days
Luxury Spas and Outdoor Adventures in Costa Rica - 12 Days

This packed 12-day itinerary combines the mind and body rejuvenation offered by wellness retreats with all the tropical adventure Costa Rica is famous for. You'll enjoy spa treatments and soaking in natural hot springs before embarking down wild rivers and hiking to exotic waterfalls. Add in some beach time on the Pacific coast and you have the perfect vacation for total enrichment.

Sunset over Osa Peninsula
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Adventure: Pacuare, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Osa Peninsula - 11 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Adventure: Pacuare, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Osa Peninsula - 11 Days

Enjoy active adventures and luxurious stays on this 11-day Costa Rica journey. Conquer whitewater rapids in Pacuare, before heading to the Arenal Volcano region with opportunities to zipline, hike, and soak in natural hot springs. Then, stop to visit the crocodiles along the Tarcoles River en route to coastal Manuel Antonio, where you'll explore the rainforest and snorkel in pristine waters. Next, hop a flight to an Osa Peninsula eco-lodge, before one last day of exploration in San José.

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Map of Costa Rica Luxury Mountains, Beaches and Eco-Adventures  - 15 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Mountains, Beaches and Eco-Adventures - 15 Days

This unique 15-day Costa Rican holiday mixes equal parts adventure and luxury. Besides staying in four-star accommodations, you'll enjoy thrilling activities such as horseback riding, a tour of exotic bird sanctuaries, private waterfall hikes, and much more. The journey will take you from the central highlands to the Pacific coast, and by the time you're done you'll have accumulated memories to last a lifetime.

 Explore the untamed coast of the Osa Peninsula and Corcovado
Map of Off-the-Beaten-Path Luxury on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast - 10 Days
Off-the-Beaten-Path Luxury on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast - 10 Days

Experience Costa Rica's far-flung wonders, traveling in comfort and style as you go. This 10-day luxury excursion kicks off in thrilling style with adventure sports, waterfall hikes, and birding in the hidden gem of Bajos del Toro. Continue to the Pacific coast and enjoy the unspoiled beaches at Esterillos Este, tour the mangroves of Sierpe, and finish with nature hikes on the rugged Osa Peninsula.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Luxury Adventure Tour: Rainforests and Rivers - 7 Days
Luxury Adventure Tour: Rainforests and Rivers - 7 Days

In just seven days you can mix equal parts adventure and luxury for one unforgettable Costa Rican vacation. Regarding the adventure, this brisk itinerary includes visits to exotic national parks like Arenal and Corcovado as well as whitewater rafting excursions and river safaris. As a bonus, you'll even take a private guided hike to some of the most secluded and beautiful waterfalls in the country.

Arenal Volcano
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Adventure: Rafting, Hiking, and Wildlife - 13 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Adventure: Rafting, Hiking, and Wildlife - 13 Days

On this 13-day Costa Rican adventure, you'll get the adrenaline pumping by day and relax in luxury accommodations at night. You'll visit three distinct areas of the country—the central highlands, Pacific coast, and the southern Osa Peninsula—each offering its own unique excursions. Whether it's horseback riding to a waterfall, braving whitewater rapids, or marveling at exotic animals on a rainforest hike, the opportunities for adventure are almost limitless.

Overnight in luxury accommodation in the Osa Peninsula (photo courtesy of Lapa Rios Lodge)
Map of Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 12 Days
Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 12 Days

Enjoy the best of Costa Rica on this adventurous 12-day itinerary featuring excursions with private guides and overnight stays in luxury hotels. Begin with a few days of birdwatching, snorkeling, and hiking on the Osa Peninsula, then transfer to La Fortuna, your base for exploring the Arenal area. Trek around Arenal Volcano and relax in hot springs before continuing to Monteverde for a coffee tour and an unforgettable trip through the cloud forest on horseback.

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Map of Costa Rica Luxury and Adventure: Vara Blanca, San Isidro, & the Osa Peninsula - 10 Days
Costa Rica Luxury and Adventure: Vara Blanca, San Isidro, & the Osa Peninsula - 10 Days

In 10 days you can not only embark on wildlife excursions around Costa Rica and immerse yourself in its local culture, but you can do it all while staying in luxury accommodations. This is a packed itinerary that involves horseback riding, visiting a working coffee farm, and plenty of bird-watching and wildlife spotting. Keep your camera ready because you'll be visiting tropical waterfalls, too.

Swim in thermal waters at an eco lodge
Map of Luxury Wildlife Adventure in the Osa Peninsula - 6 Days
Luxury Wildlife Adventure in the Osa Peninsula - 6 Days

Enjoy Costa Rica in style on this high-end six-day trip around the wildlife habitats of the Osa Peninsula and Arenal. After a day exploring the capital city of San José, you'll travel to Drake Bay for a colorful birdwatching tour and hiking in Corcovado National Park. Continue to La Fortuna—and check into a luxury hotel—where you'll soak in hot springs, spot nocturnal mammals on a private jungle tour, and get up close with animals at a wildlife rehabilitation center.

Settle into the 5-star Arenas del Mar Resort for views over Manuel Antonio (photo courtesy of Arenas del Mar)
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Road Trip Highlights - 10 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Road Trip Highlights - 10 Days

Travel from rainforests to volcanoes, cloud forests, and beaches on this luxury 10-day road trip through Costa Rica. The tour is packed with scenic drives and 5-star lodges, as well as exclusive treetop dining experiences and lavish spa sessions. Along the way, you'll spot wildlife, cross dizzying suspension bridges, and peer into volcanic craters during private hikes through lush national parks in Arenal, Monteverde, Manuel Antonio, and Poás.

Climb into the canopy of the Monteverde Cloud Forest
Map of Luxury Costa Rica: Volcanoes, Cloud Forests & Beaches - 7 Days
Luxury Costa Rica: Volcanoes, Cloud Forests & Beaches - 7 Days

Experience Costa Rica's diverse landscapes in style on this weeklong luxury tour. You'll stay in 5-star resorts and enjoy private hikes through the showstopping Monteverde Cloud Forest and Arenal Volcano National Park, home to hot springs, waterfalls, and volcanic peaks. Sample Costa Rican treats on an exclusive coffee and chocolate tour, then head west to the rugged Guanacaste coast for a lavish beach-hopping tour and a dose of sun-soaked relaxation.

Due to the exuberance of the vegetation that surrounds it, and the numerous rapids that form during its descent towards the Caribbean plains, suitable for rafting, the Pacuare is an important tourist attraction of Costa Rica. The Pacuare basin has been protected by the Matina Pacuare Forest Reserve.
Map of Costa Rica Outdoor Adventure and Luxury Wellness - 11 Days
Costa Rica Outdoor Adventure and Luxury Wellness - 11 Days

In Costa Rica, it's possible to seamlessly mix tropical adventures with luxury wellness retreats and eco-resorts. Over 11 days you'll replenish your mind and body with yoga sessions and spa treatments while also enjoying some thrills in the form of white-water rafting and waterfall hikes. As a bonus, you'll get to laze on Pacific beaches and even learn the secrets to making chocolate. 

Relax in an infinity pool overlooking the Costa Rican rainforest
Map of Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 16 Days
Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 16 Days

Experience Costa Rica in style, enjoying excursions with private guides and overnight stays in luxury hotels on this wide-ranging itinerary around the country. Start with birdwatching and snorkeling on the Osa Peninsula, then transfer to Manuel Antonio National Park, where you'll take surf lessons. Go horseback riding in the Monteverde Cloud Forest, hike around Arenal Volcano, and relax in natural hot springs before heading back to San José for one last night out on the town.

Go for a swim with view of the Costa Rican rainforest
Map of Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 11 Days
Wildlife Luxury Adventure in Arenal, Monteverde & the Osa Peninsula - 11 Days

Discover the spectacular landscapes of Costa Rica on this luxurious 11-day trip. You'll explore the great outdoors by day and sleep in luxury lodgings at night, traveling first to the Osa Peninsula to do some world-class snorkeling in the Isla del Caño Biological Reserve. Then hike around Arenal Volcano, soak in natural hot springs, and enjoy a gourmet dinner in a beautiful natural setting. Finish the itinerary with a nighttime nature walk and zip-lining in the Monteverde cloud forest.

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Map of Costa Rica World-Class Wildlife, Nature, and Cultural Experience  - 13 Days
Costa Rica World-Class Wildlife, Nature, and Cultural Experience - 13 Days

On this 13-day tour of Costa Rica, you'll enjoy exciting wildlife hikes, tropical waterfalls, and luxury accommodations in unspoiled rainforests. More than that you'll discover the soul of the country on nature hikes, horseback rides through local villages, and visits to family-run farms. Add in some beach time on the Pacific coast and you have the makings of a perfect holiday.

Sunsets on Costa Rica's west coast are a nightly ritual
Map of Costa Rica Luxury Beach Honeymoon - 5 Days
Costa Rica Luxury Beach Honeymoon - 5 Days

This supremely romantic—and slightly active —honeymoon adventure in Costa Rica is made for beach lovers. Over five magical days, you and your special someone will experience two luxury hotels on the Pacific coast, starting at Manuel Antonio, for rainforest hikes and nearby waterfalls. Then head south to Dominical to enjoy more spacious beaches and snorkeling among sea turtles. End each day the same way—with predinner drinks that coincide with Costa Rica's amazing sunsets.

See magnificent wildlife on a tree-climbing adventure in Arenal Volcano National Park
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Rainforest Escape: Río Celeste & Arenal - 5 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Rainforest Escape: Río Celeste & Arenal - 5 Days

Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's pristine rainforests on this luxury, five-day nature escape. The trip begins on the banks of the Río Celeste, where you'll take a private trek through the wildlife-rich Tenorio Volcano National Park to its famous topaz waterfall. Continue to volcano-studded Arenal for a tree-climbing adventure and a 5-star rainforest villa complete with a hot spring plunge pool and gourmet dining experience.

Enjoy a mix of relaxation and wellness activities in central Costa Rica
Map of Luxury Wellness Honeymoon in Costa Rica - 5 Days
Luxury Wellness Honeymoon in Costa Rica - 5 Days

Make the most of a five-day honeymoon by enjoying equal parts romance and adventure in Costa Rica, one of the most biodiverse spots in the world. You'll arrive in San José and set the mood with an intimate dinner before heading off to the cloud forests and waterfalls of Bajos del Toro, a reserve in the central highlands. Then wind down with stunning nature hikes, private yoga sessions, and relaxing spa treatments to complete this ultimate feel-good trip.

Escape to the beaches of Manuel Antonio at the Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Highlights: Caribbean to Pacific - 14 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Highlights: Caribbean to Pacific - 14 Days

Experience Costa Rica's highlights on this luxurious coast-to-coast tour. You'll travel from sun-soaked Caribbean shores to volcano-spotted highlands and mystical cloud forests, ending on the biodiverse Pacific coast. Along the way, take private trekking and snorkeling tours of four wildlife-filled national parks and stay in 5-star resorts, indulging in everything from luxury catamaran cruises to hot spring soaks, rainforest spa sessions, and local cooking classes.

Go canyoning off cliffs and waterfalls in Turrialba
Map of Pura Vida Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica: Turrialba, Arenal & Tamarindo - 10 Days
Pura Vida Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica: Turrialba, Arenal & Tamarindo - 10 Days

Mix luxury, adventure sports, nature tours, surfing, and more over 10 days in the eco-wonderland of Costa Rica. The thrills start right away with rafting adventures in Turrialba, followed by waterfall visits, zipline rides, and hiking the dried lava fields at the iconic Arenal volcano. Continue north to the Nicoya Peninsula and the surf town of Tamarindo, where you'll catch a few waves, go kayaking, and snorkel in the bay.

End your trip on the Gulf of Papagayo at Casa Chameleon (photo courtesy of Casa Chameleon)
Map of Coast-to-Coast Luxury in Costa Rica: Tortuguero, Arenal & Papagayo - 10 Days
Coast-to-Coast Luxury in Costa Rica: Tortuguero, Arenal & Papagayo - 10 Days

This 10-day journey from one side of Costa Rica to the other delivers highlight tours and off-the-beaten-path adventures without sacrificing luxury. Witness nesting sea turtles in Tortuguero National Park before heading to Arenal for waterfall visits, zipline tours, and hiking around the famous volcano. Then, continue to the dazzling Gulf of Papagayo for Pacific coast adventures, including snorkeling, kayaking, and more.

Experience unforgettable memories at Corcovado National Park
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Eco-Escape to Corcovado National Park - 7 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Eco-Escape to Corcovado National Park - 7 Days

Explore one of Costa Rica's most biodiverse regions on this luxury eco-escape to Corcovado National Park. The weeklong adventure begins and ends in the lively capital, San José, and includes a stay at an all-inclusive oceanfront resort in the Osa Peninsula's pristine rainforest. Spend your days trekking through Corcovado National Park to spot exotic wildlife and take a private boat trip to Caño Island Biological Reserve, where you'll snorkel among rainbow-hued marine creatures.

Get to know the beaches of Manuel Antonio on a luxury getaway
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Landscapes & Wildlife: Vara Blanca & Manuel Antonio - 5 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Landscapes & Wildlife: Vara Blanca & Manuel Antonio - 5 Days

Get a taste of Costa Rica's exotic landscapes and wildlife on this luxury five-day tour. Start in the lush Central Valley, where you'll stay at a lavish rainforest lodge in La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park, home to rescued wildlife and crashing waterfalls. Hike to the moon-like crater of the Poás volcano before escaping to Manuel Antonio to bask on soft-sand beaches, take a deep-sea fishing trip, and spot native wildlife on a private national park hike.

Spot the great green macaw in the Maquenque Wildlife Refuge on this 10-day luxury tour
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Birding Getaway - 10 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Birding Getaway - 10 Days

Spot Costa Rica's most exotic avians on this luxury, 10-day adventure. The trip is packed with private bird-watching tours, hikes, and boat trips where you'll join naturalists to glimpse everything from toucans to resplendent quetzals and hummingbirds. Stay at the country's best birding lodges, nestled among the rainforests of San Gerardo de Dota, Turrialba, Sarapiquí, and Boca Tapada, where colorful avian species flutter among the treetops.

Discover the unspoiled Pacific beaches of Marino Ballena National Park
Map of Off-the-Beaten-Path Luxury in Costa Rica: Puerto Viejo to Jacó - 14 Days
Off-the-Beaten-Path Luxury in Costa Rica: Puerto Viejo to Jacó - 14 Days

Mix luxury and adventure on this two-week coast-to-coast road trip around Costa Rica. Start with the Creole culture and Caribbean beaches of Puerto Viejo, then venture into the cloud forests of the Turrialba region. Continue to the Pacific to discover marine life at Uvita before hitting the beaches around Manuel Antonio. An itinerary of private excursions awaits in each locale—from surfing, snorkeling, and canyoning experiences to Indigenous cultural workshops and local farm tours.

Spot Costa Rican wildlife like the tamandua on rainforest hikes
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Wildlife Tour - 14 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Wildlife Tour - 14 Days

Encounter Costa Rica's extraordinary animals on this luxury two-week wildlife adventure. Begin in Tortuguero to spot manatees and caimans by boat. Head inland for private rainforest hikes and bird-watching trips in Sarapiquí and Boca Tapada, and end in Corcovado to glimpse biodiverse marine life while snorkeling at Isla del Caño. Along the way, you'll settle into a succession of luxury hotels and exclusive wildlife lodges, chosen for their unique locations and wildlife-watching opportunities.

Enjoy unspoiled beaches on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Beach Break: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - 5 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Beach Break: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - 5 Days

Enjoy a luxury five-day beach break on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Head straight to vibrant Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and check into a 5-star seafront hotel where white-sand beaches and rainforest spa sessions await. You'll get a taste of the local culture during a private chocolate-making session with the Indigenous Bribri community, then explore the natural delights of Cahuita National Park on exclusive kayaking and snorkeling tours.

See spectacular Costa Rican birds such as scarlet macaws
Map of Luxury Birding Adventure in Costa Rica - 14 Days
Luxury Birding Adventure in Costa Rica - 14 Days

Encounter a kaleidoscope of exotic bird species on this luxury, two-week Costa Rica tour. The self-drive adventure takes you from the Central Valley's rainforests to the Pacific coast, with stays in chic eco-lodges along the way. You'll enjoy private bird-watching tours, hikes, and boat trips, spotting everything from hummingbirds to toucans and endangered scarlet macaws. Other wildlife highlights include bat tours, a crocodile safari, and visiting a sloth sanctuary.

Admire the views over Costa Rica's Gulf of Papagayo from your luxury accommodations
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Romantic Escape: Arenal & Gulf of Papagayo - 7 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Romantic Escape: Arenal & Gulf of Papagayo - 7 Days

Enjoy a romantic Costa Rican getaway with this luxurious seven-day itinerary. Travel from the rainforests of Arenal to the beach-studded Gulf of Papagayo, staying in 5-star secluded cabins and private pool villas. Along the way, you'll explore pristine national parks with your beloved on foot and horseback, discovering crashing waterfalls, volcanic landscapes, and healing hot springs. Highlights include couples' spa sessions, sunset catamaran cruises, and private surfing lessons.

Experience a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation on a luxury trip to the Gulf of Papagayo
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Beach Escape in the Gulf of Papagayo - 5 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Beach Escape in the Gulf of Papagayo - 5 Days

Escape to Costa Rica's tropical Gulf of Papagayo on this luxury five-day beach break. Check into a boutique hotel steps from peaceful Playa Hermosa, where you can swim, snorkel, and laze on golden sands to your heart's content. Explore the area's pristine nature with a private ocean kayaking trip and a high-octane adventure tour in the Río Blanco Canyon, complete with ziplining, tubing, and a soak in the hot springs.

Sunset over the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Map of Luxury Costa Rica National Parks & Cloud Forests - 7 Days
Luxury Costa Rica National Parks & Cloud Forests - 7 Days

Discover Costa Rica's show-stopping national parks and cloud forests on this weeklong luxury tour. You'll chase waterfalls and glimpse exotic wildlife at La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park, then explore volcanic landscapes in Arenal Volcano and Tenorio Volcano National Parks. Finally, ascend to Monteverde's famous cloud forest, where you'll zipline through the canopies and stay in a luxe mountain lodge.

Spot diverse wildlife like spider monkeys in multiple national parks including Manuel Antonio
Map of Luxury Costa Rica Discovery: Forests, National Parks & Beaches - 14 Days
Luxury Costa Rica Discovery: Forests, National Parks & Beaches - 14 Days

This memorable two-week adventure in Costa Rica will take you both on and off the tourist trail as you explore the country's most spectacular national parks and nature reserves. See the highlights of San José, then venture south to the rugged paradise of Corcovado. After hiking, surfing, and boat trips along the southern coast, you'll enjoy the beaches of Manuel Antonio, followed by the cloud forests of Monteverde, finishing with more outdoor adventures in the shadow of the Arenal volcano.

Explore the rainforests and beaches of Costa Rica
Map of Luxury Costa Rica from Rainforest to Beach: Turrialba & Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - 7 Days
Luxury Costa Rica from Rainforest to Beach: Turrialba & Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - 7 Days

Explore Costa Rica's lush rainforests and Caribbean beaches on this weeklong luxury tour. Head straight for the natural wonders of Turrialba, where you'll stay at a boutique forest hotel and take a thrilling whitewater rafting trip on the Río Pacuare. Next, escape to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca on the Caribbean coast, where honey-hued beaches and rainforest spa sessions await. Adventures include snorkeling and hiking in Cahuita National Park and taking an authentic Afro-Caribbean cooking class.

Time for some whitewater fun on the Río Pacuare on a Costa Rica luxury adventure
Map of Luxury Rafting Adventure in Costa Rica - 5 Days
Luxury Rafting Adventure in Costa Rica - 5 Days

Combine luxury and adventure over five memorable days as you brave the rapids of Costa Rica's most famous river, the Pacuare. Located in the Central Valley, you'll spend some thrilling days navigating dozens of Class II-IV rapids with a private guide, alternating between whitewater fun and leisurely floating amid forest scenery. But that's not all—you'll also enjoy night hikes in the jungle and tours to sample Costa Rica's famous chocolate.