PLAYAS DEL COCO, COSTA RICA
Toronto to Costa Rica
Escape to Playas del Coco for a month in the charming community of Coco Sunset Hill, situated on a hilltop, surrounded by beautiful beaches and natural attractions. All two-bedroom apartments are tastefully furnished, with open concept living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms on the second floor, a bathroom and a rooftop terrace. Just a 10 minute walk to the beach and located within the “El Pueblito” village, with a number of fantastic restaurants, cafes and a bakery. You will also have access to a free shuttle on weekdays (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) to take you to the nearby beaches and the local town. Explore the wonders of Costa Rica with four cultural excursions included!
• 10 minute walk to the long, dark sand beach (volcanic sand) complimentary local and international calls (calls can be made from the front desk)
• 10 minutes walk to the major grocery store called Automercado
• 5 minute car ride to town where there are many restaurants, shops, grocery stores
• Daily van at your disposal operating from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., available on first come first serve basis for transfers to town, supermarket and nearby beaches
• 8 outdoor pools, WiFi, housekeeping three times per week
• 7 minute walk to “El Pueblito” – a mini village within your complex offering a variety of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner close to
the beach plus a mini grocery store, spa and hair salon and bakery
• Your two-storey, two bedroom apartment comes fully furnished, featuring an open concept living space on the ground floor with a fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, stovetop, microwave) and living and dining room as well as a powder room.
• The sliding doors open up to a furnished patio.
• The second floor features one bedroom with a queen bed, a second bedroom with two twin beds and full bathroom with shower and hair dryer.
• There are balconies in both bedrooms and also a large rooftop terrace with gorgeous views.
• All units are air conditioned, offer complimentary WiFi, washer & dryer, iron and ironing board and cable television.
• Housekeeping is included three times per week.
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Day 1 | Feb. 07, 2018 | TORONTO—LIBERIA
WestJet flight #2642 departs Toronto at 9:15 a.m. arriving in Liberia at 1:45 p.m. Upon arrival, transfer to your resort for check in.
A USD $100 security deposit is mandatory upon check in and will be reimbursed after check out (given unit is returned in the same condition as rented).
Accommodations: Coco Sunset Hill
Address: Urbanización Las Palmas Playas del Coco, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Phone: (506)2670-1261 + (506)2670-0635
Days 2-28 | Feb. 8-Mar. 6, 2018 | PLAYAS DEL COCO
Days at leisure in Playas del Coco. Relax at your resort or explore the local culture. You will have four cultural excursions included in your package. Your tour host will be available to suggest optional excursions
Day 3 | Feb. 9, 2018 | PLAYAS DEL COCO (L)
HALF DAY CATAMARAN EXCURSION TO GUANACASTE INCLUDING LUNCH: Silently glide along Costa Rica’s Gold Coast while passing some of Guanacaste’s exotic bays, white sand beaches and tropical jungles. Gaze off the bow with a cold tropical drink, prepared and served by our crew, as you scan the seas for dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish or even a breaching whale. Stop in a tranquil bay, drop anchor and frolic in the blue Pacific. Snorkel in the bay or run down the deserted white sand beach while the ever helpful crew prepares a feast of chicken or pasta salad, fruit, chips, pico de gallo, guacamole and homemade chocolate chip cookies. The Marlin Del Rey Sailing Catamarans will set sail and you will hear the waves slide along the giant catamaran, illuminating the clouds left in the sky. Bring your camera and capture the moment everyone throughout the world talks about when on board the Marlin Del Rey Sailing Catamarans. Includes: transportation from your hotel, kayaks, snorkeling equipment, snacks and lunch. What to bring: camera, sunscreen, towel ,extra clothes and a swimsuit.
Day 7 | Feb. 13, 2018 | PLAYAS DEL COCO
DAY EXCURSION TO RINCON DE LA VIEJA NATIONAL PARK WITH GUIDED HIKE: We start our adventure with a walk for an hour on beautiful trails in the forest to reach the Victoria waterfall, taking the picturesque scenery of the tropical forest and observing the nature that we find on the way. Once in the river, there is a small and steep descent to the pool of the waterfall. The impressive Victoria Waterfall falls dramatically 35 meters to the Rio Negro. The surrounding canyon has unique vegetation and topography and you can swim in the crystal-clear waters in the pond at the base of the waterfall. With our bilingual naturalist guide, you can continue walking the path through the tropical forest to enjoy the best views of the volcano, incredible nature, volcanic activity and wildlife. In the park here are more than 300 species of birds, and many other animals, such as armadillos, peccaries, iguanas, coatis, and white-faced howler and spider monkeys. Two twin falls called Las Chorreras fall in a spectacular pool of blue sky minerals. A small canyon of volcanic rock surrounds the falls and the pool, creating an intimate tropical oasis for a refreshing dip. We will also visit the La Oropéndola Waterfall. With its impressive 25 meters, it falls into a bubbling pool of turquoise color in the lush canyon of the White River, creating an incredible tropical oasis. And finally, we will see the Rio Negro waterfall, which is born from a source of thermal water. What to bring: running shoes or strap-on sport sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, sun hat.
Day 14 | Feb. 20, 2018 | PLAYAS DEL COCO (L)
FULL DAY EXCURSION TO PALO VERDE INCLUDING LUNCH: The natural hydrologic system of Palo Verde creates the right conditions to produce in the zone the most important concentration of birds in the country and Central America. This is a birdwatcher’s paradise as well as a perfect spot to see lots of crocodiles, some monkeys, and other reptiles, as you cruise the Tempisque River by boat. What to bring: running shoes or strap-on sport sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, sun hat.
Day 21 | Feb. 27, 2018 | PLAYAS DEL COCO (L)
FULL DAY EXCURSION TO BUENA VISTA: Escape to the tropical paradise of Buena Vista for a full-day Costa Rican adventure!
Enjoy the best nature tours in Guanacaste, Costa Rica with Hacienda Guachipelin’s One Day Nature Pass. See incredible nature, wonderful wildlife, and amazing volcanic activity and scenic beauty at Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Tour Includes: lunch, Butterfly Garden, Serpentarium (including taking a picture with a live boa), frog Exhibit, Waterfalls at Rio Negro and Rio Negro Hot Springs and Volcanic mud bath .
Day 29 | Mar. 7, 2018 | LIBERIA—TORONTO
Transfer to the airport for your flight home. WestJet flight#2643 departs Liberia at 2:46p.m. arrives Toronto at 9:00 p.m.
*CDN$ pp. dbl. occ. taxes included. Single supplement:$2,500. Triple rate: $5,295.
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