Costa Rican Adventure

Sea Turtle SUP

October 2 – 8, 2024

Get ready for an adventure-packed trip in Costa Rica, where you’ll experience the beauty of this stunning country and indulge in adventures every day.

October 2 – 8, 2024
Price: $2569 / person

Price is based on double occupancy. For single occupancy, please add $75/night

Please note that proof of travel insurance is required to attend this trip. Travel insurance can be purchased here.

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: Travel insurance, Flights to and from San Jose, Costa Rica | Breakfast & lunch on the first day and lunch and dinner on the last day. | Gratuities

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 — Arrive and Drive to Turrialba Valley. Embark on an exhilarating journey to the heart of Costa Rica! Your adventure begins with a flight to the vibrant San José, followed by a scenic drive to the serene Turrialba Valley. At Casa Turire, immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Costa Rica. Relax and rejuvenate, preparing for a week brimming with thrilling adventures. Indulge in a welcoming dinner, savoring local flavors, as you nestle into the cozy comforts of Casa Turire. For a seamless experience, we recommend arriving at SJO by mid-day, joining our 2 PM transfer to your adventure haven

Meals: Dinner
Lodging: Casa Turire Hotel

A group of paddlers Pacuare river rafting near a waterfall

Day 2 — Chocolate Tour and Rafting the Pacaure River. Start your day with a hearty breakfast, then head to Nortico Farm to learn about Cacao harvesting and their small batch cholate production. We’ll learn the process from cacao to chocolate with plenty of tastings along the way. Afterward, we’ll continue to the majestic Pacuare River. We’ll navigate through fun rapids, interspersed with serene moments and hikes along the river’s edge, revealing hidden natural treasures. As dusk falls, unwind at the lodge, where your raft guides transform into chefs, crafting a delightful dinner. Embrace the evening in tranquility, disconnecting from electronics and reconnecting with the raw beauty of nature.

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

Day 3 — Zipline, Tarzan Swing & Waterfall Nature Hike. Experience an adrenaline-filled day with ziplining and the Tarzan Swing! Fly through the treetops on our 8-course zipline, 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 4 — Pacaure Gorge. Brace yourself for the exhilarating Class IV rapids of the Pacuare Gorge. Depart from the lodge and embark on a thrilling rafting adventure, navigating the most iconic whitewater in Costa Rica. This section is what made the Pacuare River a top ten river rafting destination in the world. At takeout we’ll shuttle to the beautiful Caribbean coast to relax and unwind.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Lodging: Shawanda Lodge

Day 5 — Coastal Caribbean SUP & Hike. Glide across the turquoise waters on a stand-up paddleboard from Puerto Viejo to Punta Uva, weaving through mangroves and spotting sea turtles in hidden coves. In the afternoon, we’ll do an easy beach hike.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Lodging: Shawanda Lodge

Day 6 — SUP & Free Day. With our last day in the Caribbean, you have the option of going SUPing again or using the time for yourself to explore the town and beaches. In the afternoon, we’ll drive back to San Jose so we’re close to the airport the following day for your flight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Lodging: Palma Real Hotel

Volcano in costa rica

Day 7 — 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