Retreat to Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, the heart of Afro-Caribbean culture, for the perfect retreat in the town of Puerto Viejo. It will be the perfect combination of beach time, nature immersions, relaxation, and culturally rooted experiences.
We will fly into the capital city of San Jose and stay for 1 night. San Jose is the largest city in the country and considered one of the most cosmopolitan places in Latin America. It's location in the Central Valley makes for a perfect hub to venture out and visit the rest of stunning countryside, beaches and mountains. Here you'll discover great restaurants, historical neighborhoods, and open markets.
On day 2, we'll make a scenic drive 4.5 hours to Puerto Viejo, Limon, on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. With its laid back attitude and Caribbean lifestyle, Puerto Viejo has it all: long walks on the pristine beaches, exotic flora and fauna in a wildlife refuge, snorkeling or diving among the many reefs in crystal clear waters, world-class surfing, mountain biking, kayaking and cultural visits to indigenous communities.
San Jose - Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio
The Gran Hotel Costa Rica is a historical icon located in the city of San Jose , declared a historical and architectural monument in Costa Rica. The Gran Hotel Costa Rica is a sophisticated property with modern technology and furniture.
Puerto Viejo - Le Caméléon Boutique Hotel
This luxurious boutique hotel is the best beachfront hotel in Puerto Viejo, nestled on the pristine shores Playa Cocles Beach and the unparalleled beauty of lush tropical gardens. Cocles Beach with its beautiful golden sand is walking distance from the hotel.
African heritage is alive and well in Costa Rica. Gain a deeper awareness of the country’s Afro-Caribbean diaspora on this culturally immersive tour highlighting the coastal Afro-Costa Rican town of Puerto Viejo.
Arrival to Costa Rica, Juan Santamaria Airport. You will be met and transferred from the Airport to the Gran Hotel in San Jose. On this evening, we'll experience San Jose’s art, and culture with a city walking tour. We’ll stroll the local market and appreciate for San Jose’s historical neighborhood. We’ll finish the evening with a 3-course welcome dinner at a favorite local restaurant that specializes in wine and gourmet food.