Take a tour of the city of San José, visit a coffee farm and then head to Arenal. Pamper yourself in the hot springs and go for a horseback ride. Head to the Central Pacific beach surfer town of Jacó to finish your holiday.
The tour combines a bit local culture and relaxation on a short trip to Costa Rica. Visit a coffee plantation, volcano and enjoy a couple of days at the beach.
If you are flying from Europe connecting through the US most flights arrive in the evening and depart early morning requiring an overnight stay at the beginning and end of your trip.
Day 1: Arrive at San José airport. Stay overnight at the Beacon Hotel in Escazú, San José.
Day 2: Transfer to Arenal. Stop at Doka Coffee plantation and Sarchi on the way. Check in to the Arenal Observatory Lodge.
Day 3: Take a soak in Baldi hot springs. Spend a second night in Arenal.
Day 4: Transfer to the beachfront hotel Club del Mar in Jacó.
Day 5: Enjoy a day on the beach. Second night in Jacó.
Day 6: Drive back to San José and spend the night at Hampton Inn before your return flight.
Day 7: Depart from San José airport.