Itinerary – June 24 – July 1, 2017 2017-06-03T23:57:36+00:00
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Costa Rica

Itinerary

  • June 24, 2017: Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica
  • June 25, 2017: San Jose – Arenal Volcano – Baldi Hot Springs
  • June 26, 2017: Skytram/Skytrek – Volcano Concert
  • June 27, 2017: Optional Activites – Salon Session
  • June 28, 2017: Club Rio/The Springs – Reprise Concert
  • June 29, 2017: San Jose
  • June 30, 2017: La Paz Waterfall Gardens – Garden Concert
  • July 1, 2017:  Depart Costa Rica
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Arrive in Costa Rica

After your short flight to San Jose, we’ll pick you up at the airport and take you to Hotel Bougainvillea. Get settled and relax in San Jose’s perfect climate this evening.

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Arenal Volcano – Baldi Hot Springs

After breakfast, we’ll check out and travel through lush countryside to Arenal Volcano and check into Hotel Arenal Manoa for 4 nights.  We’ll spend this afternoon relaxing at Baldi Hot Springs, then enjoy a nice dinner on site before retiring for the night.

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Skytram/Skytrek & Volcano Concert

This morning, ascend a mountain with a naturalist guide explaining the levels of rainforest canopy and ecosystem. At the top, enjoy the panoramic views, then glide back down on the tram or on exhilarating ziplines.  We’ll return to the hotel for lunch, then relax until the first dinner concert at your hotel with the Midnight Blue Jazz Quintet and Arenal Volcano in the background at Sunset.

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Optional Activities & Salon Session

Spend the day relaxing at your hotel or choose from an assortment of optional rainforest adventures, including whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, hanging bridges and bike tours.

This afternoon, join Dr. Doris Wright Carroll and the Midnight Blue Jazz Quintet for a 90-minute salon discussion about Jazz & Nature.  Then enjoy another elegant dinner with the volcano as your backdrop.

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The Springs Hot Springs & Volcano Concert

After breakfast, we’ll head to The Springs Hot Springs Resort to spend the day hiking, horseback riding or innertubing, touring a wildlife rescue center and relaxing in spectacular hot springs.  Lunch will be served along the Arenal River in the verdant rainforest.  Return to Hotel Arenal Manoa for another romantic dinner concert under the volcano with the Midnight Blue Jazz Quintet.

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Local Cuisine & San Jose

Sleep in a little, have breakfast, then enjoy the gorgeous mountain scenery back to San Jose.  Along the way, we’ll stop at a great local restaurant to enjoy some local cuisine in a quaint, charming family restaurant.  We’ll check in to Hotel Bougainvillea for our last 2 nights and enjoy an elegant dinner at the hotel.

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La Paz Waterfall Gardens & Garden Concert

After a nice breakfast, we’ll travel along Poas Volcano to La Paz Waterfall Gardens.  This spectacular property features the World’s largest butterfly observatory, hummingbird and orchid gardens, and perfectly designed, safe trails along the La Paz River with 5 large waterfalls.  We’ll enjoy an excellent lunch at La Paz, then return to Hotel Bougainvillea for the farewell dinner concert with the Midnight Blue Jazz Quintet in the gardens at the hotel.

Rainforest Frog

Depart Costa Rica

Depart Costa Rica with plans to return again soon.