Costa Rica Monkey Tours - Hotel Villas Playa Samara

Eight-Day Costa Rica Adventure from Costa Rica Monkey Tours. Starting at $1,299 Total, $649.50 per Person.

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Adventure Tours in Costa Rica’s Jungles, Cloud Forests, and Beaches

This tour includes:

  • Overnight accommodations at four resorts
  • Zipline tour
  • Horseback ride
  • Sky Walk tour
  • Bird-watching tour
  • Tubing adventure
  • Kayak tour to Isla Chora
  • Canyon and waterfall tour
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation between locations
  • Bilingual guides
  • Some meals<p>

On this eight-day, seven-night adventure tour from Costa Rica Monkey Tours, you’ll get to experience the full range of Costa Rica’s biodiversity, from beach to jungle. A string of adventure tours—all led by a bilingual guide—includes kayaking, ziplining, and tubing, as well as more meditative pursuits such as bird watching. This Getaway includes overnight stays at four hotels, along with tours, transportation, and some meals. Airfare is not included.

Explore the full itinerary here.

Day 1:

You’ll arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), also known as Liberia International Airport, and take a complimentary shuttle to the first hotel, Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport. The rest of the day is open for relaxation.

Day 2:

After breakfast, you’ll check in at the next hotel, Hacienda Guachipelin, and then depart for a full day of adventure tours. Highlights include a waterfall-and-canyon tour, a tubing adventure on the Rio Negro, a horseback ride, and a visit to hot springs.

Day 3:

The day begins with breakfast at Hacienda Guachipelin, and then it’s on to your next stop: El Establo hotel, located on a scenic overlook in the Monteverde cloud forest. Later in the day, you’ll depart for a trip across the suspension bridges that make up Sky Walk and ride the Sky Tram deep into the tropical rainforest. From the open gondola, you’ll be in a great position to spot tropical birds, and, if you’re lucky, jaguars and ocelots.

Day 4:

Midmorning, you’ll set sail on a river tour through Palo Verde National Park, where you can expect to see crocodiles and howler monkeys. This remote network of mangrove swamps is a haven for birds, including storks, egrets, and spoonbills. Then you’ll visit Guaitil, a small town where residents have been making pottery using the same techniques for more than 5,000 years.

You’ll spend the night (and the remainder of the trip) at Hotel Villas Playa Samara, located just steps from a gorgeous white-sand beach.

Days 5–8:

The hotel’s whitewashed cottages hug a horseshoe-shaped bay renowned for its calm waters, ideal for swimming and snorkeling. You’ll have plenty of time to explore the area, including its discotheque and many restaurants. About a mile offshore lies a deserted wooded island called Isla Chora. You can explore the island on the included kayak tour. Expect to find crystal-clear water and a pink beach full of hermit crabs and iguanas.

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

What You Get

  • $1,299 for an 8-day, 7-night guided tour for two with accommodations, some meals, and activities (up to a $2,998 value)

Policies and Fees

Book by: 8/30/13
Travel by: 12/17/13

  • Cancellation policy and fees: all cancellations subject to fee of 1/2 Groupon price; 30-day notice or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Taxes: 15% taxes and fees not included

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

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 8/30/13 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 12/17/13
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid for departures every Tuesday and Saturday
  • Reservation required; subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to fee of 1/2 Groupon price; 30-day notice or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card & ID req'd at booking & check-in
  • Age, height, weight, and health restrictions may apply; must sign waiver
  • Airfare not included
  • 15% taxes and fees not included.

Getting There

  • By plane: about 2 miles (3 km) from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR)
  • By shuttle: a complimentary shuttle is included with this package.

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the United States.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • Airfare is not included.
  • Age, height, weight, and health restrictions may apply; you must sign a waiver to participate.
  • For more information, call (800) 774-5228.

Customer Reviews

122 Ratings

It was a great tour, full of adventures!
Mari A. · June 18, 2014
I had great fun! It was a great bargain for the price. It was well organized and led by competent staff.
Karen S. · December 19, 2013
More guidance in advance regarding what to pack, detailed itinerary, and customary tipping of guides, drivers, etc., would have been helpful.
Cindy M. · December 9, 2013
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