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 based out of the coastal Afro-Latin town of Puerto Viejo. The area’s pristine beaches and lush rainforests form the perfect backdrop for R&R and exciting activities alike that highlight the area’s unique multiculturalism.
When you choose your accommodation in Costa Rica, we can suggest a variety of places to stay that range from luxury properties to family-run guesthouses and hotels in restored historic buildings. They all come recommended by our specialists from their own experience of staying there.
San Jose - Hotel Radisson San Jose
Situated about four kilometers from San José’s city center, Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica offers a great location for business trips, romantic getaways, and family vacations. You can wander through San José’s various markets, learn about regional history at the National Museum of Costa Rica, or take the kids for an exciting day at National Amusement Park. For a quiet morning, head to La Sabana Park, about four kilometers from the hotel, to stroll the beautiful grounds and take in the offerings at the on-site Costa Rican Art Museum.
Arenal - Hotel Magic Mountain
The Hotel Magic Mountain received its name from the magical and majestic Arenal Volcano that towers over northern Costa Rica. Discover this beautiful hotel near La Fortuna, a pleasant rural town of shops and restaurants that sits at the foot of the volcano. Dark volcanic soils have made this land fertile for verdant farms and thick jungles, hence the name Fortuna. On clear days the Arenal Volcano sends columns of smoke and ash in thick clouds up into the sky. After sunset, the volcano lights up the night with sparks and red-hot lava eruptions.
One of the newest hotels in the area, Hotel Magic Mountain offers rooms with a neatly polished finish, a restaurant that can compete with the best, and fast well-mannered service so you can relax and enjoy your visit to the fullest.
Puerto Viejo - Le Caméléon Boutique Hotel
Le Caméléon Boutique Hotel is located in 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. Cocles Beach with its beautiful golden sand is walking distance from the hotel. At Le Caméléon every day is a new day.
Arrival to Costa Rica, Juan Santamaria Airport.
Transfer from the Airport to hotel in San Jose.
San Jose By Night Wines and Gourmet Dinner
Get up close and personal with the nightlife in San Jose, starting with the Central Market, which, in our opinion, is the only way to learn about the city’s food. Stroll the market with your guide and get to know the secrets and uses of the roots, herbs, and fruit common in local cuisines, including ingredients that will play a role in your authentic dinner later.
After the market, you’ll make your way down Central Avenue, from there, your appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk through Morazan Park to enjoy the Metallic Building, the Spain Park for a fantastic view of the Yellow House. You’ll continue to charming Barrio Amon, one the oldest neighborhoods in San Jose.
You’ll be spending the rest of the evening at a favorite local restaurant that specializes in wine and gourmet food. This cozy establishment offers the best in Costa Rican cuisine, a unique space that offers art, culture and history as well as fine dining. Between your tasty three course meal, and wines that go down a treat, you’ll be ending the evening in fine fashion, feeling every bit the San Jose local.
Lunch on your own