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The Plantations Tour

Sarapiqui - Arenal Volcano - Manuel Antonio
Starting at
$1,297
Cost per person (LOW SEASON)

Departure place

San Jose International Airport

Departure time

Any day of the year!

Trip Duration

9 days / 8 nights

Private services

3

Highlights

  • Visit several cultural sites on this 9 day trip
  • Famous Arenal Hot Springs
  • Doka coffee tour
  • Sarapiqui pineapple tour
  • Tirimbina cocoa plantation tour
  • Great combination of culture and nature
  • Manuel Antonio white sand beaches
  • Spices of the rainforest tour
  • Arenal Volcano; must visit destination
  • Amazing Sarapiqui rainforest
  • Your Plantations Tour includes ALL accommodations

Arrival to San Jose Intl Airport and private transfer to hotel

A Go Tours Representative will meet you and greet you at the gate of the Airport, to proceed with your private transfer and check-in at Country Inn and Suites Hotel. Accommodation in a standard deluxe room with breakfast included. Also, standard rooms feature air conditioning, cable TV, coffee maker, mini fridge, mini bar, daily newspaper, hair dryer, high speed internet access, in-room safe, iron/ironing table and telephone). The hotel's modern amenities offer a restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, gym and it's close to attractions and historic sites.

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Private transfer to Sarapiqui; Pineapple tour & cocoa plantation tour

On this day you will visit Finca Corsicana, the only pineapple farm in the world producing certified organic golden pineapple on a large scale. On this pineapple tour you will learn the art of producing pineapple in harmony with nature. Afterwards, participate in the famous Tirimbina cocoa plantation tour, where you will learn the whole process of making chocolate from the cocoa fruit to the end product we know today (the harvest, fermentation, drying, roasting, etc.) as well as the history of chocolate and its different uses. After your pineapple and cocoa plantations tour, check in at Sarapiquis Rainforest Lodge (accommodation in a deluxe room with breakfast included; private bathroom, safety box and terrace). Also, the lodge features swimming pool, restaurant and Indigenous Archeological Park.

pineapple-tour

Pineapple Plantation tour & private transfer to Arenal

On this day you will visit Finca Corsicana, the only pineapple farm in the world producing certified organic golden pineapple on a large scale. On this pineapple tour you will learn the art of producing pineapple in harmony with nature. After your pineapple tour, your own private driver will take you to the Arenal Volcano region, where you will check in at the Magic Mountain Hotel (Accommodation in a standard room with breakfast included, A/C, private bath with hot shower, phone, fridge, cable TV, safety box, coffee maker, hair dryer and WI-FI).

fresh-pineapples

Visit to the famous Arenal hot springs

Today, you will visit one of the best Hot Springs locations in all Costa Rica: Baldi Hot Springs. At Baldi Hot Springs you can enjoy of the beautiful tropical gardens as well as take a dip in the different temperature pools that range from 93 to 152 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Free day to relax at the Arenal Volcano area

This day is yours to spend it however you prefer. You can opt to take one of the tours offered in the area; or simply relax and enjoy of the beautiful Arenal Volcano area and the amenities offered by Magic Mountain Hotel.

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Private transfer to Manuel Antonio Beach

Your private driver will take you to Manuel Antonio Beach, close to its National Park which is considered one of the most beautiful in the world, hosting the best white sand beaches along with a large biodiversity of plants & wildlife. Upon arrival to Manuel Antonio, check in at Playa Espadilla Hotel (standard room including breakfast; A/C, hot water shower, hair dryer, safe-deposit box, cable TV, coffee maker, telephone & Wi-Fi). Playa Espadilla Hotel has a privileged location, only 100 yards from the beach and approx. 200 yards from the Park.

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Spices of the rainforest tour

The Spices Plantation is located in the Central Pacific Rainforest, overlooking Manuel Antonio National Park. The plantation includes 27 acres of agriculture production and 125 acres of primary and secondary rainforest. Cash crops include our major spice – vanilla, plus true Ceylon cinnamon, cocoa, black pepper, allspice, turmeric, and a variety of exotic fruits, essential oil and medicinal plants. We also showcase our unique collection of epiphytes (air plants) including orchids, bromeliads, and tilandsias.

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Free day to enjoy the beach

This day is yours to spend it however you prefer. You can opt to take one of the tours offered in the area; or simply relax and enjoy of the beautiful Manuel Antonio Beach and the amenities offered by Playa Espadilla Hotel.

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Good bye Costa Rica

Your own private transportation will take you to San Jose International Airport for your flight back home.

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Inclusions

  • Private transfer from San Jose Intl Airport to Country Inn & Suites Hotel.
  • 1 night lodging at Country Inn and Suites Hotel in a standard deluxe room with breakfast included.
  • Private transfer from San Jose to Sarapiquis Rainforest Lodge with Doka Estate coffee tour on route: coffee tour includes entrance fee, bilingual guide and coffee degustation.
  • 1 night lodging at Sarapiquis Rainforest Lodge in a standard room with breakfast included.
  • Cocoa Plantation tour; including bilingual guide, entrance fee and chocolate degustation.
  • Pineapple tour; including transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee and pineapple degustation.
  • Private transfer from Sarapiqui to Magic Mountain Hotel in Arenal Volcano area.
  • 3 nights lodging at Magic Mountain Hotel in a standard room with breakfast included.
  • Arenal hot springs visit; including one way transportation and entrance fee to Baldi Hot Springs (transportation back to the hotel after your visit to the hot springs not included; this way we don't limit the amount of time you'd like to stay).
  • Private transfer from Arenal to Playa Espadilla Hotel in Manuel Antonio Beach.
  • 3 nights lodging at Playa Espadilla Hotel in a standard room with breakfast included.
  • Spices of the rainforest tour; including round trip transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee to the plantation and spices degustation.
  • Private transfer to San Jose International Airport.
  • All law taxes.

Special Notes

*This itinerary is based on 2 people traveling together and sharing hotel rooms at every location.

*Rates are subject to change without notice, based on any new tax regulations by the government.

Additional Information

*Our Plantations tour can be modified in any way to meet your needs and budget. Your accommodations can be changed to different hotels, or upgraded at the listed hotels. Also, the tours and activities can be changed, removed or added as well as adding more days to your adventure. Please contact us and we will be happy to tailor your vacation.

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