Costa Rica with Shallon Lester Exploration

San José - La Fortuna - Jacó

2022: May 29 - Jun 4


What comes to mind when you think Costa Rica? Volcanoes, rainforests, beaches, wildlife? Get ready to see that and much more on this 7-day adventure-packed trip! Stand tall next to volcanoes, swim by towering waterfalls, and relax on the beach while you discover what 'Pura Vida' truly means.

  • 7 days

  • 10 - 20 spots

  • Double occupancy in 3-star hotels (single rooms available)

  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 6 dinners included

Activities Included

  • Organic Farm Visit
  • Hike at Arenal Volcano
  • Hot Spring Visit
  • La Fortuna waterfall Visit
  • La Fortuna Town Visit
  • Kayaking and Snorkeling

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3-star Hotels
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All City Transfers
  • Arrival Airport Transfer
  • Departure Airport Transfer
  • 6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 6 Dinners

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times

Your Host

Shallonxo

HEY SHALLIGATORS: It's time for the adventure of a lifetime hosted by me, your Internet big sis! You guys have been following my advice and jet-set adventures for years, and now it's time to experience both. You'll make new friends, unlock your inner alpha, and take some killer pics. So pack your lip gloss, lust for life, and let's hit the road!

Itinerary

Day 1

Sunday, May 29, 2022

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Day 1

Bienvenidos and welcome to Costa Rica! TrovaTrip will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel where your adventure begins.

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Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfer at 6:30 A.M., 1:30 P.M., and 3:30 P.M. from the airport to the hotel (Duration: ~20 minutes).

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Included welcome dinner at the hotel.

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San José Autentico Hotel

Overnight in San José

Day 2

Monday, May 30, 2022

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Day 2

You’re off to La Fortuna, home of the breathtaking Arenal Volcano. Today is actioned pack so get ready, and don't forget your camera.

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breakfast

6:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M.: Included breakfast at hotel

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Transfer

8:00 A.M.: Meet in the lobby and depart to the Organic Farm Tour (Duration: ~2 hours).

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Organic Farm Visit

10:00 A.M.: Immerse yourself in Costa Rican rural life as the Elizondo Herrera family take you around their farm and teach you about their different crops. Other activities will include learning how to milk a cow, and how to make homemade tortillas! At the end of the tour, you’ll sit down to enjoy a traditional lunch prepared by your hosts.

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lunch

Included lunch at farm

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Transfer

1:00 P.M.: Transfer from the Organic Farm to the Arenal 1968 trail (Duration: ~45 minutes).

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Hike at Arenal Volcano

2:15 P.M. to 4:45 P.M.: Strap on your hiking boots for this excursion through Arenal Volcano National Park. Stroll through hardened lava flows, witness panoramic views of the volcano and learn about plant and animal species on this one-of-a-kind trek.

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Transfer

4:45 P.M.: Transfer from the Arenal 1968 trail to the Paradise Hot Spring (Duration: ~15 minutes).

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Hot Spring Visit

5:00 P.M to 8:30 P.M.: Soak those travel-sore muscles in some natural hot springs at the base of the volcano. The minerals and temperature of the water are believed to rid the body of harmful toxins and increase blood circulation.

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dinner

7:30 P.M.: Included dinner at Hot Springs.

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Transfer

8:30 P.M.: Transfer back to your hotel (Duration: ~15 minutes).

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Hotel Montechiari

Overnight in La Fortuna

Day 3

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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Day 3

Enjoy a free morning to relax and refresh or explore the charming town of La Fortuna.

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breakfast

7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.: Included breakfast at hotel.

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La Fortuna waterfall Visit

9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.: Don’t be intimidated by the waterfall’s 500 step decline - the views, wildlife and lush rainforest make it all worth it! Once you arrive at the waterfall, prepare to be blown away by its towering beauty. If the weather allows, you’ll even be able to take a dip.

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La Fortuna Town Visit

In the afternoon, visit La Fortuna Town with your guide.

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Dinner at Que Rico Arenal Restaurant.

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Hotel Montechiari

Overnight in La Fortuna

Day 4

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2022

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Day 4

Are you ready for some beach time? Today you’re off to the surf town of Jacó! The rest of the day is at your leisure.

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breakfast

7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.: Included breakfast at hotel.

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Transfer to Jacó

9:00 A.M.: Check out and meet in the hotel lobby at 9:00 A.M. for departure to Jaco (Duration: ~4 hours).

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Dinner at Koko's Bar & Restaurant.

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Hotel South Beach Jacó

Overnight in Jacó

Day 5

Thursday, Jun 02, 2022

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Day 5

Rise and shine! Today is all about Costa Rican sand and surf. Enjoy the beachy vibes with your fellow travelers as you soak in the natural wonders that surround you.

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7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.: Included breakfast at hotel.

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Transfer

9:00 A.M.: Transfer to the Kayak & Snorkeling activity in Agujas Beach (Duration: ~30 minutes).

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Kayaking and Snorkeling

9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.: Travel to Agujas beach, where you’ll hop on your kayak and paddle out into the turquoise water. Relax on the sand, and when you’re ready, jump in to snorkel! You’ll be able to see a variety of tropical fish and maybe even sea turtles.

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lunch

11:30 A.M.: Included picnic lunch

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Included dinner at the Green Room Restaurant.

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Hotel South Beach Jacó

Overnight in Jacó

Day 6

Friday, Jun 03, 2022

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Day 6

Today is your last day in paradise! Today is free for you to explore and relax. Explore the town, enjoy the hotel's pool, or take a dip in the turquoise ocean. Be sure to ask your local guide for recommendations.

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breakfast

7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.: Included breakfast at hotel.

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Farewell dinner at the South Beach Hotel.

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Hotel South Beach Jacó

Overnight in Jacó

Day 7

Saturday, Jun 04, 2022

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Day 7

All good things must come to an end. Enjoy one last breakfast before saying goodbye to Costa Rica. Pura Vida!

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breakfast

7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.: Included breakfast at hotel.

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Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers at 2:00 A.M. and 7:30 A.M. from the hotel to the airport.

Cancellation Policy

25% down payment Additional payments
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Spot confirmed Non-refundable* Refundable
60 days pre-trip Non-refundable Non-refundable

*If you cancel when your spot is confirmed and outside of 60 days until departure, you can receive a trip credit for your down payment minus the $100 cancellation fee.

For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions.

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