Costa Rica Luxury Honeymoon Sample Itinerary / Registry

September 6 - 16th.  (11 days and 10 nights) 

After relaxing at the Riu for a few days after the wedding, the newly weds will embark on their Costa Rican honeymoon. 

Day 1, Tuesday September 6th: Let the Fun Begin

They will depart the Riu via private shuttle for the lovely and romantic Punta Islita Hotel where they will relax in 'Honeymoon Bliss'. 

Their 5 day 'Honeymoon Bliss' package includes:Sunset-Slither

    * 4 nights in a Suite with Private Whirlpool.
    * Choice of Daily American or Traditional Costa Rican Breakfast
    * Welcome Cocktail
    * One Couple's Tandem Massage.
    * One Private Romantic Dinner with Guitar Duo Serenade.
    * Tropical Fruit Basket.
    * Tropical Flower Welcome Bouquet
    * Cultural Tour
    * Airstrip-Hotel Round-Trip Ground Transfers
    * Choice of eco-adventure:
      - Canopy Zip-Lining
      - Hiking
      - Horseback Riding

Contribute to the Punta Islita Package:

How much do you want to spend?

Day 2, Wednesday September 7th: Tropical Honeymoon Bliss

Free day to relax at the beach. 

Overnight at Punta Islita

Day 3, Thursday September 8th: Tropical Honeymoon Bliss Playa-Garza

Free day to relax at the beach or choose one of the eco-adventures included with the package.

Overnight at Punta Islita

Day 4, Friday September 9th: Ahh, the beach!

Free day to relax at the beach.

Overnight at Punta Islita

Day 5, Saturday September 10th: Active Volcano, Here we Come!

They will depart around noon via private shuttle for La Fortuna, where the almost perfectly formed Arenal Volcano is located. Once there, they will take a taxi to the luxurious and somewhat famous The Springs Resort and Spa (ABC's The Bachelor was filmed here).

About The Springs Resort:
Where the word "Vacation" is truly defined.
With a spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano, natural hot and cold springs, four unique dining experiences, and an impressive full service Spa, The Springs Resort and Spa at  Arenal promises to overwhelm you in every aspect of quality, service and design.

Buy a Shuttle Pass:

Per Ticket

Or Contribute to The Springs Resort Package:

How much do you want to spend?

Day 6, Sunday September 11th: Turquoise Waters

Their journey begins today with an early morning scenic drive through rural Costa Rica to Tenorio Volcano National Park. From there they will go on a 4-hour intermediate hike (approximately 7km) through the surrounding tropical rainforest. Rio-celeste.jpgThen they will arrive at "Los Teñíderos" where two rivers come together to form the celestial turquoise blue water color that gives the river its name Río Celeste (Turquoise River).

But the fun is not over yet... they get to pass by the "ollas" or mud baths and take a moment to relax in the natural hot springs and go to the spectacular Río Celeste waterfall - the perfect place to take photos.
They will finish off with a delicious local lunch as we head back to La Fortuna.

Overnight at The Springs Resort

Buy them a pass for the Rio Celeste Hike:

Rio Celete Items (per person)

Day 7, Monday September 12th: Arenal Volcano

Free day to Relax, Priceless!

Overnight at The Springs Resort

Day 8, Tuesday September 13th: Kayaking on Lake Arenal

A 2 hour paddle on Central America’s second-largest lake offers the best views of the Arenal-Volcano.jpgbehemoth Arenal Volcano and Costa Rican wildlife!

Today the happy couple will embark on a pleasant day kayaking on Lake Arenal where breath-taking views of the Arenal Volcano and many different species of birds like the “Flycatcher”, “Kingfisher”, “Great Blue Heron” and “Anhinga” and may be seen. They might hear and see some howler monkeys too! The view is spectacular with the lake on one side, and the volcano on the other.

Overnight at The Springs Resort

Essential Kayaking Items:

Day 9, Wednesday September 14th: To the Jungle

This morning the newly weds will depart very early (6am) via tourist shuttle for the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. By means of land and boat they will arrive at their luxury jungle hotel Manatus Lodge, located in the heart of the tropical rainforest in Tortuguero.Tortuguero-River.jpg

Schedule Day 1 Manatus:
    * stop around 8am for breakfast
    * around 11am arrive at the dock, Cano Blanco and embark on 1.5 hour boat trip to hotel
    * Arrive at hotel around 12:30, enjoy a welcome fruit drink and lunch will be served after checking into your room
    * at 3pm there is a tour to the little town of Tortuguero and a visit to the Caribbean Conservation Museum
    * Dinner is served between 6:30 and 8pm 

All Rooms Have: Luxury Finishes, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Mini Bar, Two Queen Size Beds, Private Solarium Capuchin-Monkey-Drake-Bay.jpg

Buy a Shuttle Ticket:

Per Ticket

Contribute to Manatus Lodge's Package:

How much do you want to spend?

Day 10, Thursday September 15: Fish Fish Got My Wish

They will enjoy a half day fishing for tarpon! Tarpon-night-fishing-barra-del-colorado.jpg

About Tarpon Fishing:

Costa Rica has some of the best tarpon fishing in the world and September, October and November are the 3 best months for tarpon fishing.

The tarpon are always around the lagoons, rivers and river mouths on the Caribbean Coast and along the Costa Rica / Nicaragua border. Captain Eddie says "I have fished during rainy season and released a 100 pound Tarpon and had a 220 plus pound Tarpon on for 15 minutes, so Tarpon can be caught year round.

Fishing Tour Items:

Day 11, Friday September 16: Sloths, Monkeys and Iguanas ~ OH my!

Today they will explore the luxuriant tropical wet forest ecosystem  of Tortuguero by boat. Wildlife literally lurks everywhere you look.

Schedule Day 2 Manatus:
    * Breakfast is served between 7 and 8:30 am
    * Lunch is served between 12 and 1:30
    * Boat tour of canals is scheduled between 8:30 and 10:30 am
    * Boat tour of Tortuguero National Park is 2:30 - 4:30
    * Dinner is served between 6:30 and 8pm

Day 12, Saturday September 17: Bye Bye!

The couple will depart early in the morning by domestic flight (Manatus will take them across the river to the landing strip) via Nature Air at 7am and arrive in San Jose (Pavas - Tobias Bolaños airport) by 7:30am. A shuttle provided by Nature Air will take them to the San Jose international airport for their return flight home.

Buy a Nature Air plane ticket:

Per Ticket

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