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7 Day Costa Rica Fly & Drive with Guanacaste


Independent Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-San Jose, Liberia-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
    • 1 night San Jose
    • 2 nights Arenal
    • 3 nights Guanacaste
  • 7 day car rental: SUV Mini (Suzuki Jimny or similar)
  • Upgrades to SUV Compact/ manual transmission, to SUV Intermediate/ automatic transmission or to SUV Standard/ automatic transmission available
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Breakfast daily


Vehicle Options

SUV Mini Manual - Suzuki Jimny or similar

  • 1-2 Passengers
  • 3 Large Suitcases
  • Manual Transmission
  • 4 Wheel Drive

SUV Compact Manual - Daihatsu BeGo or similar

  • 1-4 Passengers
  • 3 Large Suitcases
  • Manual Transmission
  • 4 Wheel Drive

SUV Intermediate Automatic - Hyundai Tucson or similar

  • 1-5 Passengers
  • 4 Large Suitcases
  • Automatic Transmission
  • 4 Wheel Drive

SUV Standard Automatic - Mitsubishi Nativa or similar

  • 1-5 Passengers
  • 5 Large Suitcases
  • Automatic Transmission
  • 4 Wheel Drive

SAMPLE ITINERARY
The following are suggested sites that can be visited en route to your hotel.

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Costa Rica. Arrive in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, which is surrounded by lush green mountains and valleys. After clearing customs, a representative will direct you to the car rental center. The remainder of the day is at leisure
Overnight: San Jose

DAY 2, Friday - Drive to Arenal
Today, depart San Jose driving north. Stop for a photo opportunity in the charming village of Zarcero where you can see the Parque Fancisco Alvarado and the Iglesia de San Rafael. The park sits in front of the pink and blue Church at the town center, which is noted for its topiary garden and shrubs that have been trimmed into the shapes of various animals. Continue to the Arenal area, famous for its volcano, lake and hot springs. You may choose to visit one of the many hot springs facilities that offer visitors an ideal way to relax. Stay for dinner as well, as many of these facilities offer several restaurants
Drive Time: 3-4 hours*
Distance: 80 miles*
Overnight: Arenal
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3, Saturday - Full Day in Arenal
Spend a full day at leisure in Arenal in the midst of an unspoiled setting. You may choose to spend half the day hiking to Arenal National Park, enjoying the natural hot springs throughout the area, or spend the morning or afternoon enjoying a horseback ride through both pastures and rainforest to La Fortuna Waterfall. For extraordinary views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal, the Sky Tram gondolas soar smoothly through the rainforest to an observation deck. You can ride the tram down the same route that you ascended or take a fast-paced Sky Trek zip line tour to the bottom
Overnight: Arenal
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Drive to Guanacaste
Depart for the Guanacaste coast where some of Costa Rica's finest beaches are found, as well as volcanoes, hot springs, cloud forests, jungles, rivers and waterfalls. With several nearby National Parks and such a varied landscape, Guanacaste offers a plethora of outdoor activities including snorkeling and diving, fishing, water sports, trekking, rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, tubing and whitewater rafting, ATV/off-road tours, canopy/zip line tours, and golf
Drive Time: 2-4 hours*
Distance: 90 miles*
Overnight: Guanacaste
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Monday - Full Day in Guanacaste
Consider a trip to Rincon De La Vieja Volcano National Park, one of the most popular sights in Guanacaste known for its volcanic activity and wildlife. Popular activities in the park include canopy (zip line) tours, white water tubing, a horseback riding expedition to nearby waterfalls, or a chance to relax at a rustic spa featuring volcano heated thermal waters and mud bath
Overnight: Guanacaste
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Tuesday - Full Day in Guanacaste
Enjoy your final day in Guanacaste at the hot springs, playing a round of golf, or simply relaxing at one of the beautiful beaches. For some last minute adventure, spend the day catamaran sailing and possibly see various indigenous sea life including dolphins, sea turtles and manta rays, do some snorkeling or sea kayaking
Overnight: Guanacaste
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Depart for the USA
Dependent on your schedule, spend more time in Guanacaste. Return your vehicle at the Car Rental Facility at the Liberia International Airport prior to your departure flight home
Meals: Breakfast

*Please consider that the driving times and distances are estimated and that they can vary because of many circumstances, such as, specific route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc.

Casa Conde, San Jose

This superior tourist class hotel offers apartments located next to Park La Paz.

Hotel Details

Lomas del Volcán Hotel, Arenal

This tourist class hotel has splendid views nearby Arenal Volcano.

Hotel Details

Casa Conde del Mar, Guanacaste

This superior tourist class resort is located on the North Pacific Coast, in Guanacaste province, beachfront on Playa Panama, one of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches.

Hotel Details

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

Hotels Available for Departure Dates

Choice of Hotel Plans
Plan C - details 
Plan B - details 
Plan A - details 

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2014 Dates & PricesLand OnlyAir & Land
Apr 24$419979
May 1$4191009
May 8$419979
May 15$419989
May 22$4191009
May 29; Jun 5; 12$419969
Jun 19$419979
Jun 26$4191069
Jul 3$4191059
Jul 10$4191119
Jul 17$4191179
Jul 24$419989
Jul 31$419999
Aug 7$419969
Aug 14$4191039
Aug 21$419979
Aug 28$419989
Sep 4$419979
Sep 11; 18; 25; Oct 2; 9; 16$419969
Oct 23$419869
Create Your Own Flexible Vacation

*Not Included:
Car Rental Fees of up to $140.


Additional Information:
Please note the minimum age for drivers is 23.

Please plan your departure flight out of Liberia on Day 7 for no earlier than 8:00 am to allow time to drop off your rental car in the morning.

A GPS system for your vehicle is highly recommended. Reserve in advance for an additional cost of $9 per day. Reservations may be made via Vacation Builder.

Plan B: Upgrade to the Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa is available.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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