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In order to allow you to safely explore Costa Rica, its neighboring countries , as well as to learn more about its culture, we present you with a number of additional offers:


If you ever have a day off, you are welcome to participate in a one-day-excursion, so you can fully make use of your free time. You will be able to explore everything this beautiful country has to offer in close range in a safe and comfortable way. Some of the destinations are:

Volcano National Park, Doka Estate Coffee Tour & La Paz Waterfall Garden

On the way to Poás Volcano you will be able to detect a number of different climate zones through changing vegetation. On the way, we´ll stop on a Coffee Estate so you can learn everything there is to know about the bean. Once on the volcano you will have enough time to observe the huge crater and to hike through the rain forest to the lagoon. Next stop are the La Paz Waterfall Gardens: enchanting forest trails will lead you through thick vegetation to the different waterfalls. You may also find a serpentarium (snakes), aviary (birds), ranarium (frogs), monkeys, jungle cats and much more. After this hike you have earned a big lunch, which is served as a buffet; after that it is time to get back home.

Irazú Volcano, Orosi, Lankester Gardens

The Pan-American Highway leads toward the south up to the volcano; the curvy street presents beautiful views upon plantations and a wide landscape. From the top of the volcano, you will be able to observe the most important craters and, if you are lucky and weather lets you, you can see both oceans: the Atlantic and the Pacific. On the way back you will visit the Basílica de la Virgen de los Ángeles, which at the same time is an important place for pilgrimage for Catholics all over Costa Rica. Next up are the Lankester Gardens; they are an important research center for the University of Costa Rica; there you may find over 800 species of Orchids and bromeliads, as well as numerous protected plants Last stop is Orosi: You will visit one of the few well kept colonial churches in the country and we promise you won´t be able to stop staring and admiring the beautiful landscape which presents to you here. You will also have lunch in this area.

Beaches on the Pacific Ocean

On the way to the coast you will be stopping to have breakfast; after that the way will lead you to Tárcoles River, on which you will make a boat-tour to observe different bird species. Punta Leona is the next stop: it is a beautiful protected area, in which you may find tropical rainforest, dry forest and perfect beaches in just one place. It´s your choice: you either relax on the beach or have some action with water sports offered right there. Lunch is served as a buffet and is offered in one of the restaurants in Punta Leona. You will surely be able to observe aras very close by as they look for food in the surrounding Almendro-trees. After watching the sunset on the beach it´s time to get back.

San José City Tour

The first part of this tour will lead you to the Plaza de la Democracia, the National Museum, as well as the law courts, to the district of Los Yoses, the Mall San Pedro, the Fuente de la Hispanidad and the University of Costa Rica. The most interesting part comes after that: you will visit the Gold Museum and the National Theatre. Then, it goes west: the Metropolitan Park La Sabana, the Museum of Costa Rican Art and the districts of Rohrmoser with its boulevard and Pavas. At the end of the tour you´ll be able to visit a souvenir market.
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