Day 1

Map & Highlights

Map & Highlights

A romantic journey visiting cloud forests, waterfalls, secluded beaches, and candlelight dining in a tropical ambiance.

Highlights

Volcano

• Admire the enormous crater of Poas Volcano and its steaming fumaroles.

Coffee

• Learn about coffee production on fertile soils near the volcano.

Art & Culture

• Witness local artisans painting oxcarts and working different woods.

Tropical Cloud Forest

• Intimate with undisturbed tropical cloud forests and hidden waterfalls.

Tamarindo or Panama Beaches

• Swim, snorkel, surf at the beach of your choice.

Pamper yourself

• Optional Spa/yoga services.

Duration

8 days / 7 nights (with the option to combine other destinations)

What is included?

Arrival and departure airport transfers, private transportation on comfortable air-conditioned microbuses between destinations, accommodations at suggested lodges/hotels, daily breakfasts, day tours as described in the itinerary, local taxes.

Excludes

International airfare to Costa Rica (we can recommend the best routes), personal expenses (passport, medical, souvenirs, etc.), hotel extras (laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments), optional tours, additional transfers, entrance fees to locations not mentioned on the program, gratuities (drivers, guides, hospitality staff), insurance (travel, baggage loss, medical).

Dates

Any time of the year.

Transfer in SJO Airport to your hotel

Transfer in SJO Airport to your hotel

On arrival at the San Jose International Airport (SJO), you will be meet & greet by our bilingual representative who will help you with your luggage and transfer you to the hotel.

Finca Rosa Blanca

Finca Rosa Blanca (1 night)

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort is the creation of three generations of the Jampol Family who have focused on the highest quality of service in the hospitality industry while offering authentic experiences with a local flavor of Costa Rican culture.

Set in the lush coffee highlands near San José and near SJO airport. Finca Rosa Blanca is architecture, luxury and art, designed with few square corners and enriched with murals, original artwork, and local crafts.

Each Junior Suite at Finca Rosa Blanca features unique luxury with handcrafted furniture, murals and original artwork throughout. Your experience here is focused on comfort and contact with our natural surroundings, through ample decks, gardens and mountain breezes.

Day 2

Transfer San José to Bajos del Toro  (stop at Poas Volcano)

Transfer San José to Bajos del Toro (stop at Poas Volcano)

Pick up at the hotel by your driver-guide for the drive up thru coffee, strawberry, and ferns fields towards Poas Volcano National Park entrance.

Visit the main crater observation area, then at Doka Estate Coffee Farm learn about the process of growing coffee and sample some of their roast specialties. Before arriving at the lodge, stop at the picturesque town of Sarchi; cradle of Costarican crafts and construction/painting of typical oxcarts.



Poas Volcano National Park visit

Poas Volcano National Park visit

Upon arrival at Poas Volcano National Park, a gentle walk will take us from the visitor center to the main crater observation area.

Poás main crater is an enormous, gaping hole and 1.030,18 feet deep. At the bottom, there is a circular turquoise colored hot lake. This park protects various types of forests containing abundant epiphytes and parasite plants.

After visiting the volcano drive down to Doka Estate Coffee Farm.

Coffee Tour with lunch

Coffee Tour with lunch

At Doka Estate Coffee Farm you will learn about the harvesting, processing and roasting of the coffee grains.

Costa Rica has a large variety of microclimates and altitudes within short distances. This route explains how the different climatic factors favor the taste of our coffee. You can also try coffee samples, coffee liquors and chocolates and buy to take home.

After the tour enjoy a delicious Costa Rican style lunch!

El Silencio Lodge & Spa

El Silencio Lodge & Spa (3 nights)

As one of the most unique and tranquil luxury Costa Rican resorts, El Silencio Lodge & Spa
is an inspired natural immersion retreat that celebrates Costa Rica’s charming cloud forest
highlands. Located on a 500-acre private reserve nestled between the Juan Castro Blanco and Poás Volcano National Parks, this unique destination draws visitors who want to live a transformative, nature-immersion experience.

As part of our commitment to being one of the foremost resorts in Costa Rica, El Silencio Lodge & Spa features an array of sustainable programs and initiatives to reduce the environmental footprint and protect and preserve the vital natural resources of the surrounding cloud forest.

Food is an essential part of the guest experience at El Silencio Lodge & Spa. Our healthy dining takes the best of traditional Costa Rican cuisine and showcases the flavors, culture, and culinary traditions of the finest home-cooks and restaurants in Costa Rica. Our goal is to create harmony between nature and food. That’s why Las Ventanas Restaurant features a seasonal menu designed around our organic farm and greenhouse.

Both at the hotel and offsite, the experiences at El Silencio Lodge & Spa will let you sample authentic natural landscapes, adventures, and charming culture. Complimentary experiences include plant your tree activity, mystic hike (a perfect chance to see el cloud forest from a different perspective).

The Esencia Spa and Wellness Center is set in the middle of the forest, allowing guests to fully connect with the elements while enjoying sumptuous natural treatments. Located by a creek and shrouded by Costa Rica’s dense tropical forest, the spacious al-fresco Yoga Deck prompts an intimate experience with nature.

Guest suites at El Silencio Lodge & Spa are terraced along the hillside granting extra privacy and picture-perfect mountain, forest, or river views. Each spacious suite is equipped with premium amenities, including a private outdoor viewing deck with traditionally handcrafted rocking chairs and soothing heated outdoor jet pool. All rooms offer cloud-comfort king-sized beds for the most regenerative sleep experience in Costa Rica. Floor-to-ceiling windows guarantee amazing views of the mist-covered cloud forest surroundings.

Waterfall Magic
Riverside Lunch

Day 3

Waterfall Magic Hike

Waterfall Magic Hike

Since the surrounding cloud forests are constantly covered in clouds, rushing water is not hard to find. For this tour, we invite you to enjoy our stunning private trails! Your Eco-Concierge will guide you along paths that trace a pristine creek to find soothing waterfalls. Along the way, you’ll learn fascinating secrets of the rare and vulnerable cloud forest eco-system.

Approximate Duration of the Activity: 2 hours.

Difficulty Level: Moderate.

Day 4

Riverside Lunch

Riverside Lunch

Enjoy lunch on a private deck overlooking the Gorrion River, with gorgeous views complementing our signature fresh and organic dishes. The perfect way for couples or families to enjoy El Silencio’s magical setting and signature cuisine, this is one of our guests’ favorite onsite activities.

Day 5

Transfer Bajos del Toro to Guanacaste

Transfer Bajos del Toro to Guanacaste

Pick up at the lodge for the private transfer to the Guanacaste province at the beach of your election.

El Mangroove

El Mangroove (3 nights)

El Mangroove is located only 20 minutes away from Liberia International Airport, making it the closest beach resort to an international airport within Costa Rica. It’s ideally located near various National Parks in Guanacaste and is just 15 minutes from the artsy and bustling town of El Coco, which has over 25 different restaurants and bars.

At Bearth Spa at Enjoy Hotels, well-being means being back at the place where you once felt welcome. This Tree-toped retreat offers full-featured spa facilities. The serene atmosphere soothes the spirit and embraces natural treatments. The spa features outdoor terraces and massage decks, as well as exclusive products.

Sustainable comfort food with farm-to-table or ocean-to-table menus shall we say are a tradition in the making. A mix of ambiances and flavors, El Mangroove’s dining experiences will entice all palates, from burger bashers to the appreciative catch of the day grillers.

485 Square feet 2 Queen size beds. Nestled among the trees, you’ll be able to get lost in relaxation in this light-filled refuge. After a day in paradise, chill inside this bohemian-chic room and regain your energy for your next adventure.

Day 8

Transfer out hotel  to LIR Airport

Transfer out hotel to LIR Airport

You will be picked up at the hotel for the private transfer to Liberia (Daniel Oduber International Airport) on time for your check-in process with your airline.

*Check-in: 2 hours before your flight departure time.