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Costa Rica Family Boutique Resort Vacation Getaway

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Costa Rica with the Family or Without the Family
Traveling to Costa Rica with the family can be a fun filled vacation for everyone. Families traveling together can usually agree that a luxury resort hotel and a beautiful beach are a great combination for a mult-family vacation getaway. This multi-generation family destination offers the family a beautiful beach, in-creditable surfing and a unique setting along the Pacific Ocean.

Flora Blanca located on Nicoya Peninsula of the Pacific side of the country is a small luxury resort with 10 villas’, spa, swimming pool, ala cart dining in the restaurant and a top of the line surf shop located on the beach. Families with kids are only allowed only during the summer and fall months which make it ideal for everyone to enjoy a week filled with activities. Activities include kayaking, horseback riding, fishing, snorkeling, waterfall and zip line tours and surfing. Vilas can accommodate from 2-4 people. This is also a perfect honeymoon get-away for couples who want to enjoy the surroundings of a peaceful and beautiful setting.

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A luxury Costa Rica resort on the shores of the Pacific coast, Florblanca is an award-winning destination for every adventurous traveler. Located on the pristine beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula, in an unspoiled tropical jungle overlooking the world famous surf of Playa Santa Teresa, Florblanca offers a vacation experience like no other.

At Florblanca, you will always enjoy fresh, healthy, and locally grown food prepared by our chefs at Nectar. Stimulate your senses with surfing, hiking, horseback riding, or zip line excursions, just to name a few of the many adventurous activities we make available to you. Connect more deeply with the world around you with professionally guided sessions of Yoga or Pilates. And when you are ready to thoroughly indulge, try any of our relaxing and rejuvenating body treatments at the stunning Spa Bambu.

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Retreat to your own private beachfront villa, enjoy our luxurious amenities, and marvel at the natural beauty, serenity, and energy of Florblanca.

Package to Flora Blanca 7-Day / 6-Night Includes:

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival into Costa rica.
  • Transfer to the El Presidente hotel for 1-night
  • 1st night San Jose at the Presidente Hotel including room tax.
  • Return transfers back to the San Jose airport
  • Rountrip Intra-country flight from San Jose to Tambor
  • RT Transfers to/from Tambor to Flora Blanca
  • 5-Nights Flora Blanca
  • 6th night free Flora Blanca
  • Valid: May 15 – Nov 30, 2016
    No children under the age of 6

Package rate: Call us for current pricing
(Does not include international airfare to Costa Rica from the U.S.)

 

Meet our Costa Rica Travel Specialists

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Turner James brings over 7 years of practical experience working directly with all of our travel suppliers, lodging vendors and travel providers in Central & South America.

Turner has spent his travel career working as a wholesale travel consultant, visiting Costa Rica, Belize, Colombia & Peru on a regular basis, negotiating preferred rates with travel suppliers to bring our customers customized tours at fantastic prices and itineraries to Central and South America.

From unique boutique hotel beaches to jungle adventures and trekking in Peru, he seeks to balance luxury and relaxation with the right amount of exploration.  With a passion for travel and dedication to provide excellent service, Turner makes a wonderful partner to have while planning your next trip to Central and South America.  Call 1-800-626-3483

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Costa Rica – Arenal, Monteverde, Rinco de la Vieja & Nosara Package

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Costa RicaArenal, Monteverde, Rinco de la Vieja & Nosara package

This 10-Day/9-Night Costa Rica Getaway to Rinco de la Vieja & Nosara is perfect for the active honeymooners, active adults and multi-generational family from grand parents to grand children looking for a fun safe active vacation.  Multi-sports available, surfing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, White Water Rafting, Canopy and Zip-lining and relaxing on a beautiful beach.  There are a great combination of activities and day excursions in around the beaches to the selucded jungle lodges near Arenal. Accommodation range from moderate to luxury hotels and resorts. There is no better way for the active traveler to find a fun diversify multi-sport vacation. Rincón de la Vieja National Park was created to protect the flora and fauna surrounding the volcano. Here you will be able to relax in the thermal waters known as “Las Hornillas” and “Las Pailas,” sulphur ponds and bubbling mud, and admire examples of the Costa Rican national flower, the purple orchid.

10 Day/ 9-night Package Costa RicaArenal, Monteverde, Rinco de la Vieja & Nosara package Highlight:

•  Meet & Greet Liberia Airport Transfer to hotel
•  2- nights Arenal Springs
•  2-Nights – Monteverde & Transfers
•  2-Nights – and transfers to Rincon de la Vieja National Park 
•  3-Nights – Nicoya Peninsula and transfers
•  Transfer inclcuded through out the package with English speaking guide
•  Daily breakfast (most hotels)
•  Daily excursions as describe in Itinerary.

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:  
ARENAL, MONTEVERDE, RINCON DE LA VIEJA, NICOYA PENINSULA PACKAGE:

Day 01 – USA to Costa Rica (Liberia Airport)
Transfer to Arenal area, overnight Arenal.

Day 02 – Arenal
Optional Activities available in and around Arenal area.
- Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour – Half Day
- Rafting down the Rio Toro River – Full Day
- Arenal Sky Tram and Sky Trek Tour – Half Day
- Arenal Volcano Hike Tour – Half Day
- Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Arenal conservation – Full Day
- Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall -Half Day
- Mountain Biking
- Hot Springs Excursion
Overnight: Arenal Springs or Tabacon Springs

Day 03 – Arenal to Mondeverde
Travel by boat on Lake Arenal then onto Monteverde.
Overnight Monteverde – Establo Hotel

Day 04 – Monteverde
Optional Activities around Monteverde
- MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE Hike – 1/2 day
- SANTA ELENA CLOUD FOREST RESERVE -
- SKY WALK -
- ZipLining & Canopy Tour
- MONTEVERDE BUTTERFLY GARDEN -
- ORCHID GARDEN IN MONTEVERDE -
- Frogs MONTEVERDE FROG POND -
- HUMMINGBIRD GALLERY -
- Shopping at CASEM
Overnight: Monterverde Establo Hotel

Day 05  Monteverde to Rincon de la Vieja National Park 
Transfer from Monteverde to Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Afternoon at leisure, optional activities available. Overnight at hotel in Rincón de la Vieja.
Overnight Hotel Options: Rincón del Valle – Sabana Norte

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Day 06 – Rincon de la Vieja 
Day of leisure in Rincón de la Vieja, which was created to protect the flora and fauna surrounding the volcano. Here you will be able to relax in the thermal waters known as “Las Hornillas” and “Las Pailas,” sulphur ponds and bubbling mud, and admire examples of the Costa Rica national flower, the purple orchid. Excursions available today include:  tubing, horseback riding, visit to the nearby waterfalls, volcanic mud pools and mountain biking.

Day 07 Rincon de la Vieja / Nosara
Transfer from Rincón de la Vieja to Nosara
Overnight hotel option Nicoya Peninsula:
4-Star – Harmony, Punta Islita, Flor Blanca
3-Star – Tango del, Harbour Reef Resort

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Relax in the Nicoya Peninsula Nosara area, paradise for surf the fun and forgiving waves along Playa Guiones, a world-class surfing beach. Located on Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast on the Nicoya Peninsula, Nosara is a serene coastal town with lush forests, abundant wildlife, and long sandy beaches.

 

Soak up the sun and explore the fresh waves at Nosara’s two popular beaches Playa Guiones, and Playa Pelada. The waves at Playa Guiones are especially pardoning for novice and beginner surfers at medium to high tide. If surfing isn’t your particular interest, the various yoga classes available will rejuvenate your soul as you breathe in the remarkable scenery along the coast of the Pacific.

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Day 08 – Nosara
Day at leisure. We suggest visiting the popular Playa Guiones, a world-class surfing beach. Make sure to check the tide table before visiting the beach, the waves are ideal for novice surfers at medium-to-high tide.
Overnight:  Nosara

Day 09 – Nosara
Day at leisure.

Day 10 – Nosara – Liberia Airport
Early morning transfer from Nosara to Liberia Airport.  This morning private transfer from Nosara to Liberia Airport is approximately 2-hours.

 

Meet Our Costa Rica Travel Specialists:

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Turner James brings over 7 years of practical experience working directly with all of our travel suppliers, lodging vendors and travel providers in Central & South America.

Turner has spent his travel career working as a wholesale travel consultant, visiting Costa RicaBelize, Colombia & Peru on a regular basis, negotiating preferred rates with travel suppliers to bring our customers customized tours at fantastic prices and itineraries to Central and South America.

From unique boutique hotel beaches to jungle adventures and trekking in Peru, he seeks to balance luxury and relaxation with the right amount of exploration.  With a passion for travel and dedication to provide excellent service, Turner makes a wonderful partner to have while planning your next trip to Central and South America.  Call 1-800-626-3483 FREE

 

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Nosara Costa Rica Beaches & Hotels

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During one of my recent trips to Costa Rica, I visited a remote beach area of Nosara where both locals and visitors come to relax on the beach, stay at moderate to luxury boutique hotels and resorts and relax and watch the surf and surfers ride the waves or  walk on the sandy stretches of beach.  The town of Nosara is a small community of mostly expat’s from the U.S, Canada and Europe.  Turner James with Belize & Costa Rica TravelPOINTS spent one month touring Costa Rica with his wife visiting many of the hotels and attractions he recommends to his clients traveling to Costa Rica.

To get there you travel west from San Jose into the Guanacaste or Nicoya Peninsula area to Costa Rica’s “Gold Coast” of amazing beaches.  This area is renown for it yoga retreats and increditable surf.  It’s a very popular destination for couples and familes looking for a unique travel experience and adventure.  Nosara is appealing to travelers who have an interest in the beach, surf, kayaking, horseback riding, ATV excursions and hiking through Nosara’s Biological Reserve.  A naturalist guide is recommended, many species of birds and wildlife inhabit the area and your guide can easily point them out during your hike.  Snorkeling and sport fishing are also a popular activity among the people who visit this area.

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During your stay you may want to visit Nosara three beaches, the long and surfable Playa Guiones, located to the south, the most popular swimmable beach Playa Pelada in the middle and to the North the Playa Nosara, the beach with the dark sand.  Another popular beach 5-miles from Nosara is Playa Ostional, the Ostional Wildlife Refuge, an area to protect the nesting Olive Ridley sea turtles.

playa-guiones-costa-ricaThe town of Nosara features restaurants and bars along with other local stores.  This tiny community is 4 miles inland along the Nosara River and a long distance to the beaches if you don’t have a car.  I usually recommend to our clients that they stay in Playa Guiones where there are restaurants, bars, internet cafes and convenient stores all within walking distance from the beach.

If you need assistance with hotels in Nosara and suggested itineraries I would be happy to help you out.  I help hundreds of clients a year with customized vacation packages into Costa Rica, Belize and Peru along with Mexico packages.  Give me a call at 1-800-626-3483 or email me at info@belizetravelpointscom.

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Costa Rica Hotel Punta Islita

The Resort Hotel Punta Islita located in the Guanacaste in Costa Rica is one of the few hotels part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Collection.  This small boutique hotel overlooks the beach and is surrounded by the jungle canopy. This resort is ideal for honeymoons, weddings, romantic and relaxation get-aways.  Couples come here to experience the beauty of Costa Rica and the charm of this destination.   Set up overlooking the ocean and bay, this luxury resort property has panoramic view of the oasis.  This upscale beach resort and villas provides privacy, impressive natural landscapes, friendship-based hospitality and pampered wellness.  This hotel also has earned environmental stewardship, human health, and local cultural values.    

Looking for For a unique vacation with a customized jungle and luxury beach vacation combined.  Why rely on the “do-it-yourself” approach of the internet when you can plan your adventure or vacation with a seasoned travel expert that works with proven reputable suppliers.  Let us help you take the guess work out of planning your vacation.  Our service is to provide knowledge, advice and value to a vacation as important as yours.  Please call me us at (800) 626-3483 or email us at info@belizetravelpoints.com  or visit our web site at www.costaricatravelpoints.com and together we can work on your arrangements for a perfect vacation.

 talk with our experts at Costa Rica TravelPOINTS at 1-800-626-3483 or visit our web site at www.costaricatravelpoints.com.

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