Volcano - Costa Rica
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Volcanoes and Rainforests of Costa Rica with Caribbean

Encounter the stunning surroundings of South America with this 15-night adventure to some of the region's top cities, towns and villages.

Begin with a flight to Miami, where you will stay for two nights at a 4* hotel on South Beach. During your stay, enjoy a tour of the iconic Everglades National Park, spotting crocodiles and alligators.

After your stay, embark on the Independence of the Seas for a four-night roundtrip to Cozumel, before beginning your unforgettable nine-night Spirit of Costa Rica tour.

Fly to San José, where you will stay overnight before starting your tour. Over the course of the next few days enjoy visits to Braulio Carrillo National Park, sailing the Tortuguero canals and National Park, Arenal Volcano, Rio Chiquito, and the cloud forest reserves of Monteverde and Santa Elena.

After your nine-day exploration, stay once again for one night in San José before flying back to the UK.

What´s included:

  • All direct flights with luggage.
  • Private overseas transfers.
  • Two-night 4* hotel stay in South Beach, Miami.
  • Airboat adventure tour of the Everglades National Park.
  • Four-night full-board Western Caribbean cruise
  • Free upgrade from Ocean View to Balcony!
  • Nine-day Spirit of Costa Rica escorted tour, including hotel stays and meals as stated

  • 19 November 2019
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Independence of the Seas

Price includes all flights, transfers, excursions, luggage allowance etc.

  • 9-day immersive tour of Costa Rica's tropical rainforests and wildlife
  • Marvel at the majesty of the mighty Arenal Volcano
  • Glide through the Everglades in search of crocodiles and alligators
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15 nights | 19 Nov 2019
Fly direct from the UK to Miami, Florida
19 November 2019
Upon arrival, private transfer to your 4* hotel on South Beach for a two-night stay.
Everglades National Park Tour
20 November 2019
Don´t miss out on an airboat adventure in the Everglades National Park. Choose the best way to explore the fabulous landscapes and the exuberant vegetation in one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. Glide through the Everglades wetlands in the search of crocodiles and alligators and watch an exciting wildlife show. A must-see attraction for anyone visiting Florida!
Embark on Independence of the Seas for a four-night voyage
21 November 2019
Take a private transfer from your hotel in Miami to the port in Fort Lauderdale to begin your Western Caribbean sailing.
Day at sea
22 November 2019
Soak in the Caribbean sunshine and explore one of Royal Caribbean's most popular shops as you head to Cozumel.
Cozumel, Mexico
23 November 2019
Day at sea
24 November 2019
Make the most out of your last day at sea as you head back to Fort Lauderdale, before embarking on your once-in-a-lifetime, nine-day tour of Costa Rica.
Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day One
25 November 2019
Following disembarkation, take a private transfer from the port to Miami Airport and fly directly to San José, Costa Rica. Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your 4* hotel for a one-night stay in San José, the capital of Costa Rica.
Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Two
26 November 2019
Admire the biodiversity of this astonishing protected area in Costa Rica as the bus drives through Braulio Carrillo National Park. Stop en route for breakfast.

Along the road, observe products grown in this area such as pineapples and bananas, before boarding a boat ready to travel through the Tortuguero canals. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail and a delicious lunch as you arrive to the lodge.

After lunch, visit the picturesque town, green turtle information centre and the beach area. Finally, transfer to your 4* hotel in Tortuguero for a two-night stay.

Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Three
27 November 2019
After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour through the trails before visiting Tortuguero National Park where you can explore the canals in small, open boats for better visibility. This park comprises a network of navigable lakes, rivers and canals, ideal for transportation and observing wildlife such as birds, monkeys, two and three-toed sloths, American crocodiles and caimans.

The canals also provide shelter to endangered animals such as the Oriental Indian Manatee, a large variety of crustaceous and about 30 species of sweet water fish, including the Gaspar, considered as a living fossil.

Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Four
28 November 2019
After breakfast, take a shared boat transfer back to the pier, where the trip will continue by bus to your next destination. Lunch is included en route.

Then, continue by ground in a three-hour private transfer with an English-speaking driver to Arenal, one of Costa Rica's main attractions.

At 1633m above sea level, the famous Arenal Volcano has been, until recently, the most active in Central America and was considered to be one of the world's ten most active volcanoes! On arrival, check into your 4* hotel for a two-night stay.

Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Five
29 November 2019
Today you will have a full day at leisure to enjoy the area and the optional activities available in the Arenal region, which include hikes to the volcano, canopy tours, mountain biking, horse riding to La Fortuna waterfall and a visit to the local hot springs at Tabacon.
Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Six
30 November 2019
Today you will travel by boat on Lake Arenal to Rio Chiquito, before being transferred by jeep or minibus to your 4* hotel in Monteverde, your base for the next two nights.

The town of Monteverde is set in the humid and temperate cloud forest which is home to many species, including the endangered golden toad and the colourful Quetzal bird, along with almost 500 butterfly species.

Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Seven
1 December 2019
Today you will have a day at leisure to take one of the many optional excursions available in the area. You can explore the cloud forest reserves of Monteverde and Santa Elena; visit hummingbird, orchid and butterfly gardens; see the forest canopy from the bridges of the Sky Walk; or take an exhilarating harness and zip line ride through the treetops.
Spirit of Costa Rica Tour - Day Eight
2 December 2019
After breakfast, you will private transfer back to San José for a one-night stay in your 4* hotel.
Fly direct from San José to the UK overnight
3 December 2019
Private transfer from your hotel in San José and head back to the UK following your immersive tour of Costa Rica.
Arrive back in the UK
4 December 2019
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  • Outdoor movie screen for family cinema trips
  • Virtual trampoline park at SkyPad
  • Thrilling Laser Tag: Battle for Planet Z
  • Exciting miniature golf course
  • Exclusive Ben & Jerry’s shop
  • Three storeys of dual racer waterslides
  • Award-winning Adventure Ocean Kids Club
  • Exhilarating Escape Room
  • New restaurants; Fish & Ships and Izumi

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