Costa Rican Adventure

Fit is Freedom

December 7th – December 15th, 2024

Adventure is our theme on the Costa Rica retreat; from hiking volcanos, to rappelling down hidden waterfalls, to rafting rivers and unexpected intimate cultural experiences, hot and cold plunge pools, hot tubs and extraordinary food and great coffee.Plan on a week of adventuring on!

December 07 – 15, 2024
Price: $2861 / person

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Price is based on double occupancy. Single occupancy: $3361

What’s included:

  • Lodging: Accommodations listed in the itinerary are included.
  • Meals: Fresh, healthy meals will be prepared by Costa Rican chefs throughout the week.
  • Activities: All activities listed in the itinerary are included in the trip fare.
  • Shuttles: All shuttles between activities, lodging, and the airport are taken care of

What’s not included: Flights to and from San Jose, Costa Rica | Some meals throughout the week. | Gratuities

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 — Pick up at Hotel Aranjuez & Drive to Arenal. Welcome to Costa Rica. Today, you will be met at the reception of Hotel Aranjuez around 10:30 am by your nature guide & Driver. To start the drive to the Home of Arenal Volcano, where we are going to spend the next 3 nights at the beautiful Los Lagos Resort.

Meals: Dinner
Lodging: Los Lagos Resort

Day 2 — Hike to 1968 trail. It IS time to start with the adventure, our first hike of the trip is going to be through the Lava Flow trail from 1968’s eruption, filled with scenic beauty with 360° viewpoints of the Arenal Volcano accompanied by the breathtaking Arenal Lake.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Lodging: Los Lagos Resort

Day 3 — Hike Rio Celeste National Park.  After a good rest and a delicious breakfast, we are going to be driven a bit north to the entrance of Tenorio Volcano National Park, the home of Rio Celeste. It is an amazing blue-sky river where the Goddess washed the brush when end painting the sky! Your Hiking shoes and Hiking poles are going to be your best friend for today, so do not forget to bring them!

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Lodging: Los Lagos Resort

Day 4 — Travel to Turrialba Vallery & Cultural Dinner. It is time to say goodbyes to the north Valley and start the drive to the home of the Turrialba Volcano we are going to spend two nights at Villa Florencia Hotel. But tonight’s dinner is going to be a very special one. We are going to do a short drive during the evening to the rural community of Sitio de Mata where we are going to have a cultural dinner full of music and folklore.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Lodging: Villa Florencia Hotel

Day 5 — Canyoning Experience. The adventure of the day is going to be the Canyoning! So be ready to get from start to finish rappelling down some waterfalls. Then we are going to have a delicious lunch and drive back to the hotel for a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Lodging: Villa Florencia Hotel

Day 6 — Rafting the Pacuare River. Today will be rafting the first Pacuare River section into the lodge on the way we are going to hike to Tsiobata a indigenous Cabecar village where we are going to learn a little bit about their culture, then we arrive at the lodge, have another 20-minute vertical hike to make you feel like you earned what is the heart of our company our Lodge on the Pacuare River and the views are all that and more!

In the evening, your same raft guides will prepare dinner for you while you relax at the lodge to disconnect from the electronics, and re-connect with nature.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Lodging: Rio Vista Lodge

Day 7 — Zipline, Tarzan Swing & Waterfall Nature Hike. Experience an adrenaline-filled day with zip lining and the Tarzan Swing! Fly through the treetops on our 8-course zip line, enjoying breathtaking views. Then launch yourself over the river on the Tarzan Swing, which is jaw and stomach-dropping. After lunch, relax with a guided hike to a stunning waterfall and swimming hole, where you can swim and unwind. End your day with a pleasant evening back at the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Lodging: Rio Vista Lodge

Day 8 — Rafting Pacuare Canyon and Travel to San Jose. The day will start by rafting through the tropical rainforest and one of the most scenic areas of Costa Rica. Next, we will pass by canyon walls that rise 300ft and pristine 200ft waterfalls that fall into the river. Then we are going to start the drive back to the city to be close to the airport to catch your flight home1.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Lodging: Studio Hotel

Day 9 — Fly home. Today, we’ll drive you to the airport with luggage full of memories and a lot of Pura Vida!

Meals: Breakfast
Lodging: No lodging