8-Day Costa Rica Vacation with Airfare - Costa Rica

8-Day Costa Rica Vacation with Airfare and Accommodations from Travel by Jen

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8-Day Costa Rica Vacation

This 8-day vacation includes a manual-transmission rental car and there's no set itinerary, leaving you free to explore the landscape at your leisure. You'll also get hotel accommodations at three different locations.

Included in this vacation package:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • 3 nights at Hotel Lomas del Volcan in Arenal/La Fortuna
  • 3 nights at Hotel Leyenda at Playa Carrillo
  • 1 night at Best Western San Jose Downtown
  • Daily breakfast
  • Manual-transmission car rental

Arenal Volcano National Park

  • Accommodations: Hotel Lomas del Volcan
  • Lava Flow Trail: Follows 1.25 miles of hardened lava past a cloud forest and savannah, culminating in a view of Lake Arenal
  • Activities on the water: Boat rides, windsurfing, kayaking, and fishing for rainbow bass (known locally as guapote)
  • Natural hot springs: In pools and waterfalls throughout the area

Playa Carrillo

  • Accommodations: Hotel Leyenda, located on the beach of Playa Carrillo with a full service beach club with chairs and towels
  • Best bets for seeing wildlife: Scuba diving and snorkeling trips along a vibrant coral reef; dolphins and nesting sea turtles can sometimes be seen from the sand
  • Active pursuits: Zipline canopy tours, horseback riding along the shore, and surfing at nearby Samara Beach
  • La Selva Wildlife Refuge & Zoo: Home to armadillos, poison dart frogs, and an assortment of orchids and bromeliads

Downtown San Jose

  • Accommodations: Best Western San Jose Downtown
  • Pre-Columbian Gold Museum: Features thousands of ancient artifacts, from jewelry to sculpture
  • National Theatre of Costa Rica: A century-old neoclassical gem with a gleaming marble lobby, historic paintings, and contemporary art exhibits
  • Local sweets: Sugarcane brandy and ice cream with nutmeg and cinnamon, available at the Mercado Central's food stands

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What You Get

  • Starting at $599, 8-day/7-night Costa Rica vacation with airfare
  • 12 options available, including departures in October, November, and December from FLL or LAX.
  • Click here to see all options and departure dates.

Note: All options priced per person and valid for a Travel with a Friend package (two Groupons required), or pay an additional $299 fee to travel solo. Read about package structures here.


Policies and Fees

For all options, book by: 10/11/13

  • Blackout dates: Not valid 11/22-11/29/13
  • Cancellation policy & fees: 46-day cancellation notice required or fee of 50% Groupon price applies; 31-day notice or fee up to Groupon price applies.
  • Taxes: Tax included.
  • Airfare priced per person and based on double occupancy

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

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The Fine Print

  • Book by 10/11/13 or promo value expires
  • Travel must be completed by 11/21/13 or 12/15/13, per option purchased
  • Not valid 11/22-11/29/13
  • 1/person, +5 as gifts
  • 1/person/visit
  • Valid only for option bought
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • Alternate departure dates or gateways may be available for additional fee
  • 46-day cancellation notice required or fee of 50% Groupon price applies; 31-day notice or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at booking
  • $299 fee to travel solo
  • Airfare is non-refundable once ticketed.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Getting There

  • By plane: includes round-trip airfare from Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Dallas (DFW) or Chicago (ORD or MDW, gateway determined by availability)

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.

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