Wellness Costa Rica

 

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Dates: April 28th to May 5th

Price: $499 | 8 Days | San Jose to San Jose

Trip Code: CRSSW

Simply say “Costa Rica” and vivid images of paradise instantly flood the imagination. This eight-day tour makes those dreams a reality while letting you connect with the country’s charming people. Your spirits will be lifted with a visit to Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation, a G for Good project supporting 200 local farmers, before carrying on to the outdoor utopia that is La Fortuna. There you’ll be treated to a world of wellness, with yoga sessions overlooking the Arenal Volcano, hiking, free time for meditation, and a rejuvenating trip to thermal hot springs. Continue on to remote Rincón de la Vieja for more yoga and a therapeutic mud bath before a final stop in Playa Carrillo – home to a beach devoid of buildings, hotels, and restaurants that will give your mind a sense of clarity you may have previously thought impossible.

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Travel Style: Wellness

It’s time to introduce your inner traveller to your inner self. Discover awe-inspiring destinations combined with rejuvenating activities like yoga and meditation, and healthy food experiences to recharge the body and nourish the mind..

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16.

Highlights from Wellness Costa Rica

Wake up with stand-up paddleboard yoga on Lake Arenal, Breathe in pure rainforest air hiking near La Fortuna, Escape the city in Rincón de la Vieja National Park, Bask in a rejuvenating volcanic mud exfoliation, Balanced yourself during a surf lesson.

Itinerary

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Day 1 - San José

Arrive at any time and meet your included transfer to the hotel. This evening, meet the group and CEO for a welcome meeting. Take this opportunity to set your intention for the trip ahead.

Day 2 - San José/La Fortuna

Drive to Sarapiquí to visit the G Adventures-supported Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to La Fortuna, an outdoor paradise and the adventure capital of Costa Rica. Join the group for the first included yoga session on the hotel grounds overlooking Arenal Volcano.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 - La Fortuna

Visit nearby Lake Arenal this morning for a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga class. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to take part in optional activities around La Fortuna – opt to go canyoning, hiking, or use the time for rest and meditation. In the evening, visit nearby hot springs for a relaxing soak in the thermal waters.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

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Day 4 - La Fortuna/Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park

Travel to the Guanacaste province and head to Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Join an afternoon yoga session on the way to the eco-lodge before free time to relax or explore the great outdoors.

Home to two volcanoes, Rincón de la Vieja is the epitome of Costa Rica: lush jungle, extensive flora and fauna, bubbling mud pools next to volcanic thermal waters, and an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5 - Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park

Enjoy a day of exploring Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Start by taking a short hike to one of the volcanic mud pools in the area. After a rejuvenating exfoliation with the volcanic mud, rinse off at nearby thermal pools. This afternoon is free to explore the park, or spend time enjoying the lodge.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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Day 6 - Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park/Playa Carrillo

Travel to Playa Carrillo on the Nicoya Peninsula, a laidback beach town on the Pacific Coast. Take part in a sunset yoga class overlooking the picture perfect crescent bay of Playa Carrillo.

Known for being less busy than other beaches along the coast, Playa Carrillo is perfect for rest and relaxation as there are few distractions and minimal noise. The beach itself has no buildings, hotels or restaurants, and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 - Playa Carrillo

Head to the beach to learn how to hang 10 at an included surf lesson. Take the rest of the day to do beach activities, meditation, or reflect on the journey of the past week. In the evening, take part in a sunset yoga class and enjoy the ocean breeze.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 - Playa Carrillo/San José

Bid farewell to the coast and travel back to San José. Trip ends on arrival to the capital city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Full Itinerary

Tour Details

What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí

  • Your Wellness Moment: Hot Springs Soak, La Fortuna

  • Your Wellness Moment: Volcanic Mud Bath and Hot Springs, Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park

  • Arrival transfer

  • Four yoga classes

  • SUP yoga class

  • Surf lesson

  • Free time for rest and meditation

  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (5 nts), eco-lodge (2 nts)

Meals

7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Allow USD245-320 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.