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Costa Rica on Budget -US$997 pp/dbl Visiting San Jose, Arenal & Tamarindo Beach

COSTA RICA

"No Artificial Ingredients"

Costa Rica has what you are looking for... Tree-lines tropical beaches, spectacular birds and flowers, erupting volcanoes, whitewater rafting, surfing, sport fishing, golf and more than a thousand lodging options to choose from, including everything from cozy bed and breakfast to luxury five star hotels.... and probably the most friendly people on earth - The TICOS !...with so much variety there is guaranteed to be something to suit everyone's taste.....

 

COME, JOIN US TO DISCOVER COSTA RICA ! 

Costa Rica on a Budget ...8 days US$997 Touring  Arenal National Park and Tamarindo Beach area

New Private Family Vacation.... 8 days Exploring Arenal, Monteverde & Guanacaste with a private guide & transportation

Tropical Rain Forest & Mountains (Exciting Costa Rica program modified) 7 days  -Visiting the Jungles of Tortuguero and the mountain region of Arenal and Monteverde. Locally hosted.

Tropical Rainforest & Manuel Antonio National Park 8 days -Visiting Arenal, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Park

Jungles of Tortuguero...6 days -  SPECIAL Visiting the National Park of Tortuguero and San Jose, all meals while in Tortuguero, tours and more...

Arenal & Guanacaste (Volcano & Beach)...8 days Private services...3 nights at the Arenal & 4 nights at the Beach..

Manuel Antonio   From US$790 pp - 8 days exploring the best National Park of Costa Rica

Costa Rica Fishing -Great New offer  US$1,492 per person for  6 days-5 nights, 3 full day fishing and more..!

Corcovado ... 8 days exploring this unique National Park.....

Costa Rica Beach Resorts...

DELUXE WESTIN GOLF RESORT & SPA,  PLAYA CONCHAL...Special to the best beach resort in Costa Rica !

Barcelo Playa Tambor & Playa Langosta   Beach programs....sun & fun...

New 5 Star Riu Beach Resort and all inclusive....  6 nights deluxe beach resort.

More Costa Rica...optionals

Costa Rica fresh water fishing....by the Arenal Lake 3 days/2 nights

Deep Sea Fishing Ocotal  4,5,6 days packages..

PLEASE BE ADVISED - The USA airport departure taxes, security and fuel surcharges change daily. Some airlines are charging $100 to $200 per person. We will advise you of the exact cost at the time of placing reservations. This amount will be added to your final bill.

 

 

 

VOLCANO & BEACH

- All Private Services-

 

Arenal & Guanacaste

8 days/7 nights

Locally hosted-Private Services

 

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Private transfer from San Jose or Liberia to Arenal

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3 nights hotel accommodations at the Tabacon Resort with room taxes and service charges

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Daily buffet breakfast

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Private tour of Arenal National Park with Naturalist guide (half day)

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Private transfer from Arenal to Guanacaste area

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4 nights at the superb and deluxe property Westin Playa Conchal

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Room taxes and service charges.

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All meals, shows and entertainment daily

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Private transfer from Guanacaste area  Liberia International airport (departure day)

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English speaking tour guides.

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Assistance of our local representatives.

 

2015  LAND TOUR COST PER PERSON: (Minimum 2 people)

 

HOTELS- Double Triple

*Child

3-11years

Single

Supp.

Westin Playa Conchal (All inclusive) & Tabacon Grand Spa & Resort -Superior room (BB)

May 25-Nov.30

US$1870

1761

880

1330

RATES NOT VALID DURING CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS -PLEASE CALL 1-800-327-0080

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE FROM MIAMI: US$450-650

 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS FROM OTHER CITIES:

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

Zones 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS:

Deposit of US$300.00 per person at the time of placing reservations.

Final payment is due 50 days before departure.

 

*Child rates apply when sharing room with 2 adults. (Child age for Marriott 3-10; for Grand Papagayo 2-12, for Tabacon 2-11)

 

For information about the Westin Playa Conchal click here

For more information about Tabacon Grand Spa and Thermal Resort click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW FAMILY VACATION

Private tour of Arenal, Monteverde & Guanacaste

 

Visiting the Arenal Volcano National Park & Monteverde with private Naturalist guide

then exploring the  beautiful beaches of Guanacaste

 

8 Day/7 night Program -

Locally hosted (minimum 2 people) 

Daily departures

 

DAY 1: ARRIVE LIBERIA or SAN JOSE - TRANSFER TO ARENAL VOLCANO
Arrive in LIberia or San Jose -where you will be met by your private tour guide and transportation.   Then, continue through the tropical plantations and cattle ranches of the northern central lowland plains before arriving at your hotel in Arenal -about 3-4 hour drive. (see hotel selection below)

DAY 2: FORTUNA WATERFALLS, ORGANIC FARM LUNCH AND HANGING BRIDGES
This day start with a hike to the La Fortuna Waterfalls, a 200 foot-tall waterfall set in the pristine forested mountains of Arenal National Park. The steep trail leads you down through dense, lush rainforest with the objective of reaching a large clear pool at the base of the falls. Do not forget your bathing suit for the refreshing swim. After your hike back, tour an organic farm and educational center managed by a rural family and dedicated to preserving the traditional Costa Rican lifestyle. Here you will have a lovingly prepared typical Costa Rican lunch. When done, walk off your lunch with a short afternoon at the Arenal Hanging Bridges for a fun and educative way to learn more about the primary forest and the local environment. The Arenal Hanging Bridges, is a complex of suspension bridges and trails through beautiful rain forests. As you walk you may encounter wildlife including toucans, poison dart frogs, howling, spider and white-faced capuchin monkeys.
Return to your hotel for overnight. (B,L)

DAY 3: VOLCANO TOUR & TRANSFER TO MONTEVERDE
Hike the lava flow trail at the Arenal Volcano National Park. The flow left an impressive pile of blocky lava rocks that rises about 60 feet high and now offers a panoramic view of the surrounding forests, mountains, nearby Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano. As hunger for lunch sets in, you will be taken to a local restaurant en route to Monteverde. The Monteverde Cloud Forest is one of the worlds premiere destinations for naturalists. Much of the resident wildlife is unique to these habitats. In addition to forest hikes, visitors can enjoy many other area attractions including horseback riding; dining in numerous restaurants; live frog and butterfly exhibits; bird watching; crafts and gift shopping; zip line tours and bridge walks in forest canopies; a visit to a native orchid garden and more. Overnight in Monteverde (see hotel selection below) (B)

DAY 4: ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR & MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE
For some morning adrenaline, fly through the rainforest on a Zip Line Canopy Tour. All the adventurous activities happen under the expert watch and assistance of guides. Let the magical opulence of the Costa Rican rain forests seep into your consciousness while you travel from one zip-line to another. This day lunch is not included so you may have the freedom of choosing from any restaurant in the area.

In the early afternoon you will visit the world-famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.
Hike the reserve on well-groomed trails with your expert naturalist guide. It is very possible to see the resplendent Quetzal, which spends about half the year in Monteverde feeding and breeding. As a prime example of cloud forest ecosystems, Monteverde has been intensely studied by scientists and is the site for pioneering research on the effects of climate change on tropical ecosystems.
Overnight in Monteverde (see hotel selection below) (B)

DAY 5: TRANSFER MONTEVERDE TO GUANACASTE BEACH (B)
In the morning explore the principal community of the area, Santa Elena, before being transferred to the beach. You may want to take advantage of banks and supermarkets, visit the local cheese factory, womens cooperative (CASEM) or one of the many art and craft galleries to purchase some souvenirs or gifts for the folks back home such as local coffee, wood sculptures, embroidered clothing, and paintings by resident artists just to name a few, then continue to Guanacaste area and to its beautiful beaches.

 

DAY 6-7: BEACH TIME

Time to enjoy the beaches of Guanacaste and relax at any of this great resorts. Optional tour available upon request. (B)

 

DAY 8: TRANSFER TO LIBERIA AIRPORT

Morning transfer to Liberia airport for your flight back home. (B)
 

2015 LAND TOUR RATE PER PERSON (minimun 2 people)

  Double Triple Child
4* Arenal Observatory, Fonda Vela (Monteverde), Tamarindo Beach Diria (Garden view) (B) US$2095 1996 763
5* Tabacon (Arenal), Monteverde Lodge &  Westin Playa Conchal (all inclusive) 2275 2158 997

INTERNATIONAL AIR NOT INCLUDED. 

RATES NOT VALID DURING CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS -PLEASE CALL 1-800-327-0080

 

Maximun number of people per room 4 (2 adults with 2 children). Children= under 11 years old.

 

INCLUDING:

7 nights hotel accommodations with room taxes and service charges. Meals as marked in itinerary (B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner). Private transfers on arrival and departure (airport/hotel/airport). Private English speaking naturalist tour guide for the Arenal portion and entrance fees when necessary. Ground transportation from San Jose or Liberia to Arenal and to Guanacaste and from Guanacaste to Liberia airport. Assistance by phone from our local representatives 24/7. PLEASE TAKE NOTE RIU AND THE WESTIN PLAYA CONCHAL ARE ALL INCLUSIVE PROPERTIES (5 stars)

 

NOT INCLUDED:

International airfare to Costa Rica. Airport departure taxes from USA and Costa Rica (US$29). Insurance (Please see information about INSURANCE HERE.). Passports or entry documents. Tips to tour guides and any other item not especifically mentioned in the included section

 

 

 

 

 

 

TROPICAL RAINFOREST & MANUEL ANTONIO

Visiting Arenal Volcano, Monteverde & M.Antonio National Park

Locally Escorted

 

8 days / 7 nights

Locally Escorted

 

Day 1: ARRIVE SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA
Upon your arrival at the Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José and after you claim your luggage, clear customs & immigration and exit the airport terminal, our representative will meet you, present you with your land portion vouchers and transfer you to your hotel.
Hotel: Bougainvillea
 

Day 2: PAZ WATERFALL GARDENS & TRANSFER TO ARENAL
You will be picked up at your hotel for your guided tour stopping first at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. La Paz has manicured gardens; a rescued wildlife preserve with jungle cats and monkeys; a hummingbird garden; live butterfly, frog exhibits and more. At La Paz you can walk along a clear mountain river on an easy access trail with great views of gorgeous waterfalls. After a delicious lunch at their restaurant set amid the lush beauty of their gardens, you will continue your journey into lowlandplains amid tropical farmlands before arriving at your Arenal area hotel. (B,L)
Hotel: Arenal Observatory Lodge
 

Day 3: ARENAL TOUR & TRANSFER TO MONTEVERDE
Hike the lava flow trail at the Arenal Volcano National Park. The flow left an impressive pile of blocky lava rocks that rises about 60 feet high and now offers a panoramic view of the surrounding forests, mountains, nearby Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano. As hunger for lunch sets in, you will be taken to a local restaurant en route to Monteverde. The Monteverde Cloud Forest is one of the worlds premiere destinations for naturalists. Much of the resident wildlife is unique to these habitats. In addition to forest hikes, visitors can enjoy many other area attractions including horseback riding; dining in numerous restaurants; live frog and butterfly exhibits; bird watching; crafts and gift shopping; zip line tours and bridge walks in forest canopies; a visit to a native orchid garden and more. (B)
Hotel: Fonda Vela
 

Day 4: CANOPY TOUR & MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE
Monteverde is a small community in the Tilaran Mountains and is below the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. In and around the community founded by Quakers and Costa Ricans, there are many restaurants and exhibits including butterfly gardens, horse rentals, an orchid garden, art galleries, and the Monteverde Cheese Factory. After breakfast, you will have an exciting Zip Line Canopy Tour that consists of horizontal cables to which you are attached by a pulley and harness and brings you soaring along to a series of platforms in the trees! In the afternoon you will have a guided tour in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which harbors wildlife adapted to its cool, misty forest environment including many unique to these habitats. (B)
Hotel: Fonda Vela or similar
 

Day 5: TRANSFER TO MANUEL ANTONIO
In the morning you will be taken overland from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific coast. Manuel Antonio consists of several beautiful beaches, a lush forest growing right to the beaches edge, easy walking trails and abundant wildlife. Manuel Antonio´s outstanding beauty was recognized recently when Forbes Magazine listed it as one of the Worlds 12 Most Beautiful National Parks.The area outside the park offers visitors a wide variety of gorgeous hotels, excellent restaurants, and many optional activities such as rafting, surf lessons and horseback riding. In the afternoon your guide will return to San José. (B)
Hotel: La Mariposa
 

Day 6: MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK
Today you will hike with a local naturalist guide in Manuel Antonio National Park. Best known for its gorgeous beaches, the park is also an important refuge for rare rainforest trees and wildlife. Here you can see white-faced capuchin, squirrel monkeys, sloths, raccoons, agoutis, black & scarlet land crabs, iguanas and a variety of birds. After your hike, you will have time to enjoy the beaches and tropical Pacifics warm waters. (B)
Hotel: La Mariposa
 

Day 7: MANGROVE KAYAK TOUR
Today you will explore the canals of the Damas Estuary and mangrove forest near Manuel Antonio with a bilingual naturalist guide by open-seat kayak! Tropical mangroves are fascinating and important ecosystems that serve as buffer zones to protect coastal land from the open ocean, wildlife refuges and nurseries for marine life. Adapted to a constantly changing environment due to tidal action, the mangrove trees have developed bizarre bases and root systems to survive in the intertidal zone. As you paddle along, your guide will explain the unique characteristics of these marvelous ecosystems and point out the variety of wildlife that lives here.(B)
Hotel: La Mariposa
 

Day 8: DEPARTURE. TRANSFER TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (B)
Today you will fly back to San Jose and then be transferred to the International Airport. Check in 3 hours before your scheduled flight home. Pura Vida!


 

INCLUDED: Lodging, transportation and meals as specified in the above itinerary where B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner, entrance fees to National Parks and Private Reserves, tours, guide services, applicable taxes, service fees and in-country ground operator support, locally escorted.

Not Included: International airfare, airport departure taxes, meals not specified in the itinerary, alcoholic beverages, personal equipment, extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service), gratuities, or costs associated with changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.

 

2015 Land tour cost per person

 

DBL US$1,978    TRP $1,897    SGL $2,680    CHILD $853 (under 11 years old sharing room with parents)

 

International airfare not included.

Rates not valid during Christmas and New Years. Please call or email us at tara@taratours.com

 

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE:  From Miami US$400-500.

 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS :

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

SAMPLE ZONE CHART: Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

 

DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS:

Deposit of US$200.00 per person at the time of placing reservations.

Final payment is due 60 days before departure.

 

CANCELLATIONS:

Please refer to General Conditions and Information at back page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNGLES OF TORTUGUERO 

 

 

Visiting the Jungles of Tortuguero

 

6 Day/5 night Program -

 

Daily departures

 

DAY 01 U.S.A.-COSTA RICA:

Depart U.S.A. for San Jose, Capital of Costa Rica. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to hotel Irazu Best Western (4stars)

Day 02 SAN JOSE-TORTUGUERO:

In the morning, your guide will pick up at your hotel and from San Jose you will travel via bus going through high mountain plateaus, eventually winding down to the coastal plain with its rich banana plantations down to Hamburgo, where you will board a jungle boat for Pachira or Mawamba lodge. (B,L,D.)

Day 03 JUNGLES OF TORTUGUERO:

After breakfast, you will board the riverboat for a 3 hour voyage through the quiet river and canal system that connects it with Costa Rica’s rich tropical rain forest. You are likely to glimpse birds of startling beauty, including toucans and brilliantly colored parrots. Costa Rica has more than 800 species of birds, more than all of the United States and Canada combined, and your guide will help you identify them. (B,L ,D)

Day 04 TORTUGUERO

At leisure to explore the trails on your own or take another boat excursion.  (B,L,D).

Day 05 TORTUGUERO-SAN JOSE

You’ll be awaken by the sounds of howler monkeys in the forest behind the Lodge. Then, after a big family style breakfast, return by boat/car to San Jose with transfer to the hotel Irazu. (B)

Day 06 SAN JOSE-U.S.A:

Transfer to the airport for flight to U.S.A and homeward bound. (B)

 

INCLUDING:

· Five nights hotel accommodations with room taxes and service charges (2 nights at Hotel Irazu and 3 nights at Pachira or Mawamba Lodge). Meals as marked in itinerary (B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner).  Transfers on arrival and departure (airport/hotel/airport). English speaking naturalist tour guides and entrance fees when necessary.  Ground transportation from San Jose to the Jungles of Tortuguero.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

International airfare, Costa Rica departure tax of US$29.00, Passports or entry documents.  Tips to tour guides. Insurance.

 

 

2015 LAND TOUR COST:

Per Person  
Sharing Double US$790.00
Sharing Triple 736.00
Single 1330.00
Child (3-11 years old) 466.00

AIRFARE IS NOT INCLUDED. For an upgrade to Marriott San Jose -please add US$150 pp for double or triple and $290 for Single

Child rate apply when share room with 2 adults.

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE FROM MIAMI: US$350-550

SAMPLE ADD-ONS FROM OTHER USA CITIES:

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

ZONE CHART: Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS:

Deposit of US$150.00 per person at the time of placing reservations. Final payment is due 45 days before departure. (Airline may require to do tickets in advance...so payment may need to be sent earlier to Tara Tours Inc.)

 

CANCELLATIONS:

See Payments & Cancellation

 

INSURANCE: Insure America has designed a policy for Tara Tours clients. Cost for this program is $74 pp. See more information about INSURANCE HERE

 

 

 

 

 

COSTA RICA ON A BUDGET

 

Visiting San Jose, Arenal & the Beaches of Tamarindo

 

 

8 Day/7 night Program -
Daily Departures

 

DAY 01 U.S.A-COSTA RICA:
Depart U.S.A. for San Jose, Capital of Costa Rica. Upon arrival you will be met and transfer to hotel Don Carlos

Day 02 SAN JOSE-ARENAL:
Depart from San Jose to the Arenal area via shuttle transfer it is a scenic 3-hour drive through mountains and rich agricultural lands to the Arenal area and the Arenal volcano, which is the youngest Volcano in Costa Rica and the most active.  The 1,657 meter high (5,437 ft) volcano tower
s above Lake Arenal's Eastern shores. Overnight at hotel Volcano Lodge, with great views of the Volcano. (B)
 

Day 03 ARENAL NATIONAL PARK
This morning enjoy a hike with your guide inside the Arenal National Park through rainforest where monkeys, toucans and parrots are frequently seen. Continue over a cold blocky lava flow from Arenal Volcano that formed in 1992 and provides panoramic vistas of the volcano, forests, mountains and Arenal Lake. In the afternoon at leisure to explore the area on your own or take an optional tour. (B)
 

Day 04 ARENAL- GUANACASTE
In the morning –shuttle transfer to Tamarindo beach –one of the most beautiful and popular beach area in Costa Rica. Tamarindo is home to steady surfing waves, perfect Pacific sunsets,  great variety  of dining options and a very good nightlife, Tamarindo is an ideal destination for people that enjoy beaches and relaxation. Overnight at Tamarindo Diria. (B)
 

Day 05-06-07 GUANACASTE BEACHES:
Days at leisure to enjoy this beautiful beaches in Tamarindo or take optional tours to nearby park and reserves such as  Las Baulas National Park , Ostional National Wildlife Refuge, Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve,  Palo Verde and to Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Overnight Hotel Tamarindo Diria (B)
 

Day 08 GUANACASTE-LIBERIA-U.S.A:
Transfer by shuttle bus to Liberia airport where you will be taking your flight back home. (B)

 

INCLUDING:
7 nights hotel accommodations with room taxes and service charges. Meals as marked in itinerary (B=breakfast; L=lunch;). Transfers on arrival and departure (airport/hotel/airport). English speaking naturalist tour guides and entrance fees when necessary. Ground transportation from San Jose to Arenal and to Guanacaste. Shuttle transfers.

NOT INCLUDED:
International airfare. Insurance. (Please see information about
Insurance here). Costa Rica airport departure tax of US$29.00. Passports or entry documents. Tips to tour guides.

2015 LAND TOUR COST PER PERSON:

 

Apr.16-Dec.21, 2015

Sharing Double US$997
Sharing Triple 880
Child 394
Single 1690

RATES NOT VALID DURING HOLY WEEK, CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS -
Other hotels available upon request.

Child: 2-11 years old
 

SAMPLE COST AIRFARE FROM MIAMI
US$350-550 plus taxes
 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS:

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.


DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS:

Deposit of US$150.00 per person at the time of placing reservations. Final payment is due 45 days before departure.

(In the case we do the airline portion...full payment will be need it for the air. Airlines don't guarantee airfares unless ticketed)

 

CANCELLATIONS:

See Payments & Cancellation

 

INSURANCE: Insure America has designed a policy for Tara Tours clients. Cost for this program is $93.00-$129.00 pp. See more information about INSURANCE HERE




 

 

 

 

 

Tropical Rain Forest & Mountains

 

(Exciting Costa Rica program - modified)

 

Tortuguero and Tropical Rain Forest

 

Visiting the Jungles of Tortuguero and the mountain region of Arenal & Monteverde
 

7 days/6 nights

Locally hosted

Day 1: ARRIVE IN SAN JOSE

Upon your arrival at the Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José and after you claim your luggage, clear customs & immigration and exit the airport terminal, our local representative will meet you, present you with your land portion vouchers and transfer you to your hotel.
All persons traveling to Costa Rica must have a passport valid for 6 months past the date of entry into the country.
Hotel: Bougainvillea

Day 2: TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK
You will be picked up early in the morning at your hotel for your guided tour of Tortuguero National Park. Your travel route will pass through the majestic forested mountain wilderness of Braulio Carillo National Park just outside of San José, and then you will descend to the lowland plains stopping for a typical breakfast en route. In the lowlands you will pass through banana plantations before boarding a boat for a river journey through farmlands and majestic forests on to Tortuguero. You will arrive at your hotel and have lunch, and then you can relax to admire the scenery around you, or visit the small local town, walk the beach, or see exhibits in the excellent natural history museum.
Hotel: Evergreen Lodge or similar (B,L,D)

Day 3: TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK
A premier area for wildlife viewing, the vast forested wilderness of Tortuguero is accessible only by plane or by boat along a vast river network-yet your area lodging is first class! Today, you will have a morning guided walk through the pathways around the hotel, free time for exploring or relaxing, and then after lunch enjoy an afternoon boat tour to Tortuguero National Park. Your keen-eyed boat driver and guide will point out wildlife that includes shorebirds, monkeys, caiman, toucans, parrots, iguanas, sloths and more!.
Tortuguero is a major nesting site for the endangered Atlantic Green Sea Turtle. Turtle nesting season in this area is from July through October. Sea turtles come ashore to nest on the beach at night, and guided tours to observe this ancient ritual can be arranged.

Hotel: Evergreen Lodge or similar (B,L,D)
 

Day 4: LA PAZ WATERFALL GARDENS & TRANSFER TO ARENAL
From Tortuguero, you have a scenic 45 minute return flight back to San José passing over rainforests, banana plantations and mountains. You will be picked up at the local airport for your guided tour in the Arenal Volcano area stopping first at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. La Paz has manicured gardens; a rescued wildlife preserve with jungle cats and monkeys; a hummingbird garden; live butterfly, frog exhibits and more. At La Paz you can walk along a clear mountain river on an easy access trail with great views of gorgeous waterfalls. After a delicious lunch at La Paz, you will continue your journey into lowland plains amid tropical farmlands before arriving at your Arenal area hotel.
Hotel: Arenal Observatory Lodge  (B,L)
 

Day 5: ARENAL TOUR & TRANSFER TO MONTEVERDE
Hike the lava flow trail at the Arenal Volcano National Park. The flow left an impressive pile of blocky lava rocks that rises about 60 feet high and now offers a panoramic view of the surrounding forests, mountains, nearby Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano. As hunger for lunch sets in, you will be taken to a local restaurant en route to Monteverde. The Monteverde Cloud Forest is one of the worlds premiere destinations for naturalists. Much of the resident wildlife is unique to these habitats. In addition to forest hikes, visitors can enjoy many other area attractions including horseback riding; dining in numerous restaurants; live frog and butterfly exhibits; bird watching; crafts and gift shopping; zip line tours and bridge walks in forest canopies; a visit to a native orchid garden and more.
Hotel: Fonda Vela (B)
 

Day 6: ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR & MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE
Monteverde is a small community in the Tilaran Mountains and is below the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. In and around the community founded by Quakers and Costa Ricans, there are many restaurants and exhibits including butterfly gardens, horse rentals, an orchid garden, art galleries, and the Monteverde Cheese Factory. After breakfast, you will have an exciting Zip Line Canopy Tour that consists of horizontal cables to which you are attached by a pulley and harness and brings you soaring along to a series of platforms in the trees! In the afternoon you will have a guided tour in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which harbors wildlife adapted to its cool, misty forest environment including many unique to these habitats.
Hotel: Fonda Vela (B)
 

Day 7: DEPARTURE. TRANSFER TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Transfer to San Jose or Liberia International Airport. Check in 3 hours before your scheduled flight home. (B)
Extension to the beach available upon request.


Included:

Lodging, transportation and meals as specified in the above itinerary where B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner, entrance fees to National Parks and Private Reserves, tours, guide services, applicable taxes, local flight Tortuguero to San Jose, service fees and in-country ground operator support.

Not Included: International airfare, airport departure taxes, meals not specified in the itinerary, alcoholic beverages, personal equipment, extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service), gratuities, or costs associated with changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.

 

 

2015 Land tour cost per person

DBL US$1,599    TRP $1,564   SGL $2,221    CHILD $611 (under 11 years old sharing room with parents)

 

International airfare not included.

Rates not valid during Christmas and New Years. Please call or email us at tara@taratours.com

 

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE:  From Miami US$400-500.

 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS :

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

SAMPLE ZONE CHART: Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

 

DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS:

Deposit of US$200.00 per person at the time of placing reservations.

Final payment is due 60 days before departure.

 

CANCELLATIONS:

Please refer to General Conditions and Information at back page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WESTIN GOLF RESORT & SPA PLAYA CONCHAL-DELUXE

 

All inclusive beach property -6 nights

 

Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal lies on one-and-a-half miles of white-sand beaches and is framed by surrounding tropical forests.  All 292 villa-suites are richly decorated and open to a private terrace.  The resort features the “Lion’s Paw” 18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. which incorporates its native neighboring landscape. Come and enjoy this beautiful area of Costa Rica.

 

Beach and Golf Resort all Inclusive - 7 DAYS-6 NIGHTS

 

LAND TOUR RATES PER PERSON:

 

Season 2015 Double Triple Single Children
January 10 to April 10 US$1,771 1,663 2,122 718
May 01 to December 23 1,258 1,177 1,870 628
December 24 to January 02, 2016 3850 3760 5,740 1817

PLUS AIRFARE: Approximate cost from Miami to Liberia US$550-700 RT. Plus taxes

CHILDREN: 3-12- years old .Must be sharing room with 2 adults (Maximum 2 children with 2 adults per room). ALL RATES PER PERSON.  

*GOLF: Additional US$125 per day per person (includes 18 holes, golf car, unlimited use of practice facility and range balls; bag tag, club storage and cleaning, tees and cold water)

 

INCLUDING:

Round trip transfers from Liberia airport  to WESTIN Playa Conchal hotel.  6 nights at the Beach & *Golf resort-All Suites-All Inclusive Westin Playa Conchal (Round of the House Deluxe Junior Suites) with unlimited food and snacks, room service 24 hours, domestic and premium beverages, mini-bar in room (soft drinks, beer, water). Non motorized water and land sports included with the exception of Scuba diving. Exercise facilities, swimming pools, gym, bicycles, tennis courts, all transfers, room taxes and more…....Other new adventure activities at WESTIN Playa Conchal, offered at no cost, include laser shooting, a 17-foot climbing wall, bungee trampoline, organized eco hikes, organized bird watching walks, Hobbie Cat catamarans and pedal boats, Horseback riding and kayaking. The resort has a new 150-person theatre for nightly live shows, a Kid’s Club, Costa Rican dance classes, ceramic making classes, cooking and painting classes.

For information about the WESTIN GOLF RESORT & SPA PLAYA CONCHAL click here

NOT INCLUDED: International airfare; Insurance; airport taxes; US$26 when leaving Costa Rica;  passports; tips to guides and any other service not specifically mentioned here.

Insure America has designed a policy for Tara Tours clients. Cost for this program is $93-129 pp. See more information about INSURANCE HERE

SAMPLE AIRFARE: 

From Miami US$550-700. Please, e-mail us for updates at tara@taratours.com

 

Sample add-ons: 

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

AMERICAN AIRLINES ZONE CHART: Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

 

BARCELO'S -ALL INCLUSIVE

 

8 days/7 nights

 

Daily Departures - Land tour rates

2015 BARCELO PLAYA TAMBOR

Double 

Triple

Single

Children

Mar.01-Dec.19 US$1,160 1097 1,800 375
2015 BARCELO PLAYA LANGOSTA        
Mar. 01-Dec.19 1,394 1,196 2,295 466

ALL RATES PER PERSON. AIRFARE NOT INCLUDED

 

INCLUDING: 

Seven nights at the exclusive NEWLY RENOVATED beach resort Barcelo Playa Tambor or Barcelo Playa Langosta, both all-inclusive resorts with sumptuous buffet and a la carte dining, Unlimited domestic & selected International drinks, wines, evening entertainment, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, tennis courts, room taxes and service charges & all transfers. 

TAKE NOTE: Depending where you arrive, you will need transfers from Liberia airport (3 hours away) or San Jose (4 hours by car) or you can take a flight (about US$220-260 RT from San Jose)....Call for rates or email us at reservations@taratours.com

 

 

NOT INCLUDED:

AIRFARE USA airport taxes · Local transfers · Meals · Passport fees,  insurance and other services not specifically mentioned in the included section.. Costa Rica departure tax $29, insurance, imported drinks, room service, laundry.

 

Insure America has designed a policy for Tara Tours clients. See more information about INSURANCE HERE

 

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE:

FROM MIAMI US$450-650

 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS:

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

SAMPLE ZONE CHART: Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

For more information about Barcelo Tambor click here

For more information about the Barcelo Langosta click here

 

 

DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS:

Deposit of US$150.00 per person at the time of placing reservations.

Final payment is due 60 days before departure.

 

 


 

 

Corcovado National Park

 

Corcovado National Park is a National Park on the Osa Peninsula in the South West of Costa Rica, which is part of the Osa Conservation Area. It was established on 24 October 1975, and encompasses an area of 425 km² (263 mi²). It is widely considered the crown jewel in the extensive system of national parks and biological reserves spread across the country. The ecological variety is quite stunning. National Geographic has called it "the most biologically intense place on Earth". Not only is the park very popular with tropical ecologists, a visitor can expect to see an abundance of wildlife.
The park protects various threatened plant and animal species, and is known to have about 124 species of mammals (over 50 bats); 375 species of birds (perhaps 5-8 endemics); 117 species of reptiles and amphibians (2 crocodilians, 4 sea turtles); 66 freshwater fish species; and 70 species of marine crabs. Among the mammals are 4 monkey species (e.g. Central American squirrel monkey, white-faced capuchin), anteaters, sloths, southern river otter, crab-eating raccoon, 5-6 cat species (e.g. ocelot, margay, jaguar), peccaries and Baird's tapir. Come and join us to discover Corcovado..!!

 

8 days / 7 nights

 

Including:

- Air transportation San José - Palmar Sur - San José.
- Land transportation Palmar Sur - Sierpe - Palmar Sur.
- Boat transportation Sierpe - Casa Corcovado - Sierpe.
- 6 nights lodging in a Deluxe Bungalow at Casa Corcovado.
- Tour to Corcovado National Park.
- Tour to Caño Island.
- Hiking on the Casa Corcovado Trails.
- Kayak tour to San Josecito or Full day Horseback ridding.
- All meals at Corcovado Lodge, park fees and taxes.

- First night in San Jose at Hotel Irazu with breakfast.

 

2015 Tour rates per person Double Triple Single Child
Jan.06 to Apr.30, US$2293 2221 3094 1690
May 01 to Dec.14 (closed Sep.15-Nov.14) 2194 2140 2860 1495

RATES NOT VALID DURING CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS -PLEASE CALL 1-800-327-0080

 

Not included:

International airfare; Insurance; Costa Rica departure tax of US$29.00; Passports or entry documents; Tips to tour guides and hotel porters/maids; USA departure tax/fuel surcharge/security about $88-140 (it changes all the time...please call).


Alcohol beverages are not included
Casa Corcovado is closed from September 15 to November 15th.
Children package based on children's under 11 years old, sharing room with 2 adults.

 

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE FROM MIAMI:

US$400-550 plus taxes

SAMPLE ADD-ONS :

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

DEPOSITS/FINAL PAYMENTS: Deposit of US$250.00 per person at the time of placing reservations. Final payment is due 60 days before departure.

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel Antonio National Park

 

Manuel Antonio National Park, is a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 km from the national capital of San José. Established in 1972 with an area enumerating 4,014 acres (16.24 km²) (the smallest of any Costa Rican national park), it is the destination of as many as 150,000 visitors annually and well-known for its beautiful beaches and hiking trails.

Although Manuel Antonio National Park is Costa Rica's smallest national park, the diversity of wildlife in its 6.83 km² is unequaled with 109 species of mammals and 184 species of birds. Both Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth and Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (perezosos) are a major feature, as are the Mantled Howler monkey, Central American Squirrel Monkey, and White-headed Capuchin monkey. Black Spiny-tailed Iguana, Green Iguana, Common Basilisk, White-nosed Coati and many snake and bat species are also common in the park. Included in the 184 bird species[1] are toucans, woodpeckers, putoos, marmots, tanagers, Turkey Vulture, parakeets and hawks. Dolphins can be observed there, as well as the occasional migrating whale. Scuba diving, snorkeling, sea kayaking, mountain biking, and hiking provide opportunities to experience the tropical wildlife that enriches Manuel Antonio.

 

8 days/7 nights

Programs include:

7 night hotel accommodations of your choice in Manuel Antonio; Transfer on arrival and departure; local airfare San Jose-Quepos-San Jose; Daily breakfast; room taxes and services charges. (Optional tours available upon request)

 

Not included:

International airfare; Insurance; Costa Rica departure tax of US$29.00; Passports or entry documents; Tips to tour guides and hotel porters/maids; USA departure tax/fuel surcharge/security about $88-140 (it changes all the time...please call)

 

Hotels -Rates per person for 2015 Double Triple Single
Karahe (std rooms) US$970 871 1456
Mariposa, Si Como No (4 stars) 1691 1581 2421
Parador (Garden rooms) Jan.04-Apr.30 & Jul.1-Aug.31 1330 1213 2590
Parador (Garden rooms) May 01-Jun.30 & Sep.01-Dec.19 1199 1065 2284
La Mansion Inn Boutique Hotel (deluxe rooms) Jan.03-Apr.30 1574 1457 2835
La Mansion Inn Boutique Hotel (deluxe rooms) May 01-Nov.15** 1322 1250 1870

International airfare not included. Aproximate cost from Miami US$400-500; New York $500-600; Los Angeles 600-700

**From Ju.01 to Aug.31 and Nov.16 to Dec.22 -Please adLa Mansion Inn do not accept children under 12 years old

 

ADD-ONS VIA AMERICAN AIRLINES:

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $280 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $250 from Zone 3 & 4 and $350 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

ZONE CHART: Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

 

 

Fishing in Quepos (Manuel Antonio) Costa Rica

From US$ 1492 per person

The Pacific Ocean provides Costa Rica with consistently exciting fishing. The fish that live in these waters are Sailfish, Marlin, Yellow fin, Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish, Mackerel, Dorado, and Red Snapper. It is the Bill fishing that has made the area famous, with Sailfish being the most abundant.

 

6 days 5 night package

Package Includes:


* Flights from San José to Quepos (Manuel Antonio) Round trip.
* Transfers upon arrival and departure in Quepos (Manuel Antonio).
* 3 Full day day offshore fishing on Bluefin II (28 foot Custom Sportfisher, 330 HP inboard Cummins, IGFA Tackle...)
* Fishing licenses (valid for one year).
* Transfers hotel/pier/hotel
* 4 night hotel accommodations in Quepos at hotel California or Karahe with room taxes, services charges and daily breakfast.

 

(On full day fishing... lunch, fruits, soft drinks, water, beer, conventional equipment, captain & mate, included. (7.30am-4.30pm).

NOT INCLUDES:

International airfare, airport taxes, tips or extra alcoholic beverages. Insurance or any other service not specifically mentioned here.

 

2015 Rates per person:

Triple    US$1690  (3 fisherman per boat, 1 triple bedded room)   

Double  US$1996  (2 fisherman per boat, 1 double bedded room)

Double  US$1393  (4 fisherman per boat, 2 double bedded room)

 

RATES NOT VALID DURING CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS -PLEASE CALL 1-800-327-0080

 

 

 

 

 

Beach Resort "Riu" Guanacaste

 

The brand-new RIU Guanacaste Hotel is a 24-hour all-inclusive Five Star resort

located on Matapalo Beach (Guanacaste), only 20 miles from  Liberia airport.
 

 

 

7 days/6 nights 

Daily Departure

 

RIU PALACE COSTA RICA

LAND TOUR COST 2015

Double 

Triple

Single

Children

Jan.10-Apr.30 US$2099 2060 3160 1197
May 01-Jun.22 1384 1299 1960 691
Jun23-Aug.17 1560 1474 2284 835
Aug.18-Oct.26 1299 1222 1870 646
Oct.27-Dec.23 1660 159 2392 880

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIU GUANACASTE

LAND TOUR COST 2015

Double 

Triple

Single

Children

Jan.10-Apr.30 US$2060 1870 2970 790
May 01-Jun.22 1124 1070 1465 120
Jun23-Aug.17 1295 1223 1691 FREE
Aug.18-Oct.26 1024 970 1465 FREE
Oct.27-Dec.23 1195 970 1465 FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air fare is not included. Approximate cost from Miami US$650-750 to Liberia, Costa RIca

Children age: 2 to 12 years old.

 

INCLUDING: 

Round trip transfers from Liberia to Guanacaste. 6 nights at the brand new beach resort-all inclusive Riu (double room/run of the house); all meals and unlimited domestic & selected International drinks, evening entertainment, windsurfing, sailing, tennis courts and more… Room taxes and service charges. Transfers on arrival and departure from Liberia airport.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE HOTEL CLICK HERE

NOT INCLUDED:

International airfare. USA airport departure tax. Costa Rica departure tax $29, insurance...and any other service not mentioned in the including section.

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE FROM MIAMI: US$650-750

 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS  FROM MIAMI:

Add $250 from EWR, NYC, WAS, BOS, HOU, DFW & Zone 1 & 2; Add $300 from CHI, ATL, LAX, SFO; Add $350 from Zone 3 & 4 and $450 from Zone 5 & 6.

 

SAMPLE AIRLINES ZONES:

Zone 1: FL;     Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX;     Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT;     Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI;     Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT;     Zone 6: OR, WA 

 

 

 

 

 

ARENAL LAKE "Fresh water fishing"

 

 

 

ITINERARY -Private services-

4 days/3 nights

 

DAY 1 TRANSFER SAN JOSE-ARENAL

You will be picked up in San Jose by one of our transport representatives for a PRIVATE transfer to your Hotel in Arenal. Transport service will be in a minivan with AC, approximately 3 hour transfer plus any stops on the way. In north central Costa Rica, near the town of La Fortuna, rises the majestic Arenal volcano.  Beneath the volcano's steaming peak, the area offers natural beauty, amazing wildlife and plenty of outdoor activities for visitors including canyoning, horseback riding, rafting, mountain biking, zip line tours, canopy bridge walks and a gondola tramway above the forest.  At days end, one can relax in an area resort that offers soothing thermal waters heated by the volcano. Overnight at the Arenal Spring resort -Junior Suite accommodations

ABOUT THE HOTEL ARENAL SPRING RESORT: At only 5 miles from the quaint town of La Fortuna, Arenal Springs Resort offers exceptional views of the Arenal Volcano. Surrounded by an abundance of rainforest, Arenal Springs has a picture-perfect volcano at its front door. A number of geothermal hot springs dot the area, providing visitors with the ultimate way to relax after a long day spent exploring Arenal.  The Arenal Springs Resort is the perfect getaway for guests looking to remain close to nature but still retain the comfort and amenities of a modern hotel. Hotel Amenities: 65 Rooms, Restaurant, Pool, Spa, Wifi, AC, Handicap friendly, CST Certified.

 

DAY 2 & 3 FULL DAYS FISHING AT ARENAL LAKE

Catch & release fishing of the Rainbow Bass, the incredible fighter of the Arenal Lake. Besides, the lake is a very attractive place, from here it’s possible to see the Arenal Volcano. The motorboats are equipped with gyratory boat seats, electric motors, radar, equipment for trolling and casting, expert guides and life jackets.

Full day fishing trip is divided into five hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon. It does include lunch. This tour operates with a maximum of two people per boat.

 

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Departure: 5:30 approximate

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Duration:  08 hours approximate

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Includes: fruits, drinks, fishing gear, guide, lunch.

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Recommendations: camera, binoculars, repellent, sun lotion and raincoat.

 

DAY 4 TRANSFER ARENAL-GUANACASTE BEACH AREA or SAN JOSE

You will be picked up at your hotel in Arenal by by one of our transport representatives. Transport service will be in a minivan with AC. Approximately 4.5 hour transfer. On the northwest coast of Costa Rica, this nearly white beach has the distinction of being composed of crushed sea shells.  The water just offshore drops off quickly and is very clear and good for snorkeling. The region surrounding Conchal Beach is very scenic being composed of many small bays and beaches backed by low forested hills.  The northwest region of Costa Rica has an ideal beach climate with warm weather year round, and a long sunny dry season between December and May when little, if any, rain falls. Or you can be transfer to Liberia airport or San Jose (the Capital of Costa Rica).

 

COST PER PERSON SHARE DOUBLE: US$1285

Included: Private transportation and guide services as indicated; hotel accommodations for 3 night at the Arenal Spring Resort -Jr. Suites double occupancy including all applicable taxes; meals as indicated where B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner

 

 

 

DEEP SEA FISHING -OCOTAL

Ocotal is a four-star beachfront resort, a leader among Costa Rica's hotels and resorts, known for its outstanding style, comfort, and service. The property lies along the country's beautiful Northern Pacific coastline and yields breathtaking panoramic views of the Papagayo Gulf. Ocotal offers an extensive variety of services, including romantic honeymoon packages, weddings, the best scuba diving in Costa Rica, sportfishing, exciting adventure tours, snorkeling trips, superb cuisine, and comfortable rooms, all set against the captivating tropical scenery.


All fishing packages include standard room, buffet breakfast, box lunch, Liberia’s airport transfer in/out, fishing with captain, mate, bait, basic tackle, soft drinks, fruits, water, beer on board, and all taxes.

Not included: fishing license (US$25), bar bills, tips for crew.

Hotel Ocotal -Rates per person Double Triple
4 days/3 nights (2 full days fishing) US$1350 1080
5 days/4 nights (3 full day fishing) 1857 1450
6 days/5 nights (4 full day fishing) 2364 1820
7 days/6 nights (5 full day fishing) 2871 2190

 

 

 

For questions or further information about these programs 

Have your Travel Agent call Tara Tours at 

1-800-327-0080 or e-mail us at:

tara@taratours.com

 

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