Costa Rica,

Deluxe Romantic Honeymoon in Costa Rica

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Tailor-Made Tour
12 Days
From £3665
GEOIP Not Available
Honeymoon
Beach
Luxury

Tour Introduction

12 Days from £3665
GEOIP Not Available
per adult. All trip details below can be tailored just for you

As it’s the most significant holiday of your lives, your honeymoon should be marvellously memorable: and this certainly will be. We have selected the most romantic luxury hotels and resorts in Costa Rica, and added sparkling wine, candlelit dinners, sensuous massages and plenty to see and do. Four fabulous locations come together to reveal the best of Costa Rica – compare it to the others to understand just how special it is, and then let us wish you the best for the your future in the style you deserve.

Full Itinerary

Price from £3665
GEOIP Not Available
per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms
Day 1
Arrive in San Jose

Arrive San Jose, capital of Costa Rica. Met and transfer to your hotel, in the hills not far from the airport.

Staying at Xandari Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 2
San Jose

A day at leisure to acclimatise and recover from the flight and relax after your wedding. Just lounge by the pool, rest in your spacious villa, enjoy the luxuriant gardens and stunning scenery or stroll the trails in the resort’s private reserve.

Staying at Xandari Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 3
Volcan Tenorio National Park

Morning pickup for your private transfer to Volcan Tenorio National Park with its startlingly blue river and spectacular waterfall. You will be welcomed to the luxury boutique hotel with a fresh fruit punch and cool face towel. In the evening, sip complimentary sparkling wine accompanied by tasty chocolate strawberries.

Staying at Rio Celeste Nature’s Hideaway. Includes Breakfast.

Day 4
Volcan Tenorio National Park

After breakfast, embark on a tour to Arenal volcano including bathing in thermal springs and lunch. In the afternoon, relax by the pool with its four Jacuzzis (each a different temperature), then later luxuriate in a complimentary couple’s aromatherapy massage on the balcony of your own luxury casita.

Staying at Rio Celeste Nature’s Hideaway. Includes Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 5
Volcan Tenorio National Park

In the morning, depart for a guided tour of Volcan Tenorio National Park, including box lunch. Walk through the cool forests to see the fabulous waterfall, lagoon and the see where the clear water meets the blue water that give the Rio Celeste its name. In the evening, enjoy a romantic complimentary candlelit dinner with personal waiter.

Staying at Rio Celeste Nature’s Hideaway. Includes Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 6
Nicoya Peninsula

Pickup for a private transfer to the sunny Nicoya Peninsula. Arrive at your luxury resort, set on a hillside with Pacific Ocean views and a separate beach club on the sand. Settle in and soak up the ambience at your own pace.

Staying at Punta Islita Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 7
Nicoya Peninsula

This morning, choose between horse riding on the beach or zip-lining through the forest canopy. In the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner with guitar serenade.

Staying at Punta Islita Resort. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 8
Nicoya Peninsula

Most of today will be at leisure, perhaps to relax by the sea at the resort’s private beach club. You could book a surf lesson if the waves are lively. At a time to suit you, enjoy a foot, neck and hand massage with our compliments.

Staying at Punta Islita Resort. Includes Breakfast.

Day 9
Poas

Take a short flight from the resort’s private airstrip to San Jose and then connect with a private road transfer up into the mountains of the Poas volcano region. Arrive at your last luxury lodge, situated in a lush valley surrounded by cloud-forested hills.

Staying at El Silencio Lodge. Includes Breakfast.

Day 10
Poas

Wake up amid cool mountain scenery and decide either to ride horses or join a guided bird watching walk to spot cloud forest species. In the afternoon, lie back and enjoy a complimentary couple’s Rainforest Aromatherapy massage - sublime.

Staying at El Silencio Lodge. Includes Breakfast.

Day 11
Poas

After breakfast, go for a guided visit to the nearby village, Los Bajos del Toro Amarillo, to experience life as led by the local Ticos.


In the evening, settle into a romantic dinner at the restaurant: a fitting finale to a fine honeymoon.

Staying at El Silencio Lodge. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 12
Depart San Jose

Pickup for your private transfer to San Jose airport for your flight out.

Includes In-flight Meals.

Tour Accommodation

Costa Rica Cordilleras Volcanoes

Rio Celeste Hideaway

Overview

Located in a remote spot on the slopes of the magnificent Tenerio volcano and just outside the Volcan Tenorio National Park, Rio Celeste Hideaway offers luxurious accommodation and an excellent standard of service. The upmarket hideaway offers an intimate experience with its special location and private facilities, perfect for couples on a romantic trip.

Spacious, luxurious accommodation is split between deluxe rooms and spacious suites. The elegant Forest Celeste rooms are located within the lodge’s private tropical gardens. Each art deco room is fitted with hardwood floors, high bamboo ceilings, king or queen size beds, LCD TV and DVD player, attached private bathroom with walk-in shower and a small private garden with outdoor shower. Other amenities in the rooms include a mini-bar, telephone, tea and coffee facilities, ceiling fan and air-conditioning.

Hotel facilities include a good restaurant, bar and lounge area, computer room, free Wi-Fi in communal areas and an attractive swimming pool with 3 hot tubs and a swim-up wet bar.

There is a good trail network through the forest in the national park close to the lodge where a natural river pool that offers safe swimming can be found. One of the highlights of the park is the clear, blue water Celeste River, thermal pools and impressive waterfall which offer a safe and memorable swim at certain spots. There is also a vivid blue pool naturally created where two rivers meet.

The local cloud forest is home to a great diversity of wildlife including plenty of birds, primates, coatis, reptiles and amphibians and even Baird’s tapir can occasionally be seen around dusk at the lake.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
Yes
Rooms
26
Facilities

Private bathrooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, spa and massage service, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, TV, free Wi-Fi, computer room, safety deposit box, room service and laundry service.

Local Wildlife

Three and two-toed sloths, central American spider monkey, mantled howler monkey, white-faced capuchin, Baird’s tapir, collared peccary, puma, ocelot, margay, iguanas, tree frogs, and a great diversity of birds including toucans, parrots and king vultures.

Optional Activities

Hiking, horse riding, cycling and rafting is available nearby.

Costa Rica Cordilleras Volcanoes

Xandari Resort & Spa

Overview

Situated in Alajuela, a small leafy town about 15 minutes’ drive from San Jose, the boutique Xandari Resort and Spa is owned by an architect and an interior designer. It has twenty four spacious, varied and individually decorated luxury villas, all with living area, bathroom and private balcony. The resort sits within a 40-acre plantation overlooking Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, and the central valley.

Breakfast may be served either on the balcony or in the dining room, which enjoys a splendid view over the central valley. The resort’s restaurant specialises in vegetarian meals.

Facilities include an orchard, a private reserve with trails and waterfalls, a TV room and two swimming pools.

There is an excellent spa at the resort hidden within the tropical gardens with five fully private treatment rooms and Jacuzzis offering picturesque views of the valley below.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
No
Rooms
24
Facilities

Private bathrooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, TV room, swimming pool,

Optional Activities

Zip-lining and forest trail hiking are available nearby.

Costa Rica Cordilleras Volcanoes

El Silencio

Overview

El Silencio is a beautiful, luxurious 4-star spa hotel set within the stunning Sarchi Norte area near Poas Volcano National Park and surrounded by tropical montane rainforest.

The hotel offers just fifteen spacious suites which feature premium double beds, private modern bathrooms with a spa bathtub, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, mini-bar, balcony and extensive seating. The rooms overlook the lush forest and are ideal for watching the local bird activity and relaxing with a drink on the balcony.

The resort offers a full service spa and swimming pool. There is an excellent restaurant on site which serves a tasty selection of traditional Costa Rican and international cuisine.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
No
Rooms
15
Facilities

Private bathrooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, spa, swimming pool, in-room massage service, gift shop, snack bar, free Wi-Fi in public areas, telephone, hair dryer, safety deposit box, mini-bar, balcony, laundry service, currency exchange,

Optional Activities

Spa treatment and inclusive activities at the hotel. Hiking and bird watching in the Poas Volcano National Park, and also Juan Castro Blanco National Park, one of the less visited reserves in Costa Rica, surrounded by volcanoes and with an extensive, rugged trail system.

Costa Rica Nicoya Peninsula

Punta Islita

Overview

One of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Punta Islita resort has a glorious location perched on a bluff of the Nicoya peninsula overlooking the southern Pacific coastline. Immediately below the resort is a beautiful small bay and beach offering good swimming, surfing and strandline horse-riding.

Accommodation is in a mix of stylish rooms, suites and private villas – the top-rated rooms with private plunge pool or Jacuzzi. All the rooms are scattered throughout the tropical gardens and are attractively designed with local art and furnishings. Each room has air-conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite LCD TV, safety deposit box and a well-stocked mini-bar.

As well as a good restaurant and infinity pool at the main site, Punta Islita also has a beach club within 15 minutes’ walk, with restaurant, bar and swimming pool catering for all of your daytime needs.

For wildlife lovers there are bird-filled tropical gardens plus dry tropical forest to explore. Between May and November four species of turtle nest on the local beaches providing a wonderful natural spectacle for guests. Dolphin watching boat trips are also available.

Other attractions include a golf driving range, canopy zip line, tennis courts, and riding stables.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
Yes
Rooms
53
Facilities

Private bathroom, air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, mini-bar, safety deposit box, free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, bar, restaurant, tennis courts, driving range, stables, surf school, beach club, beach bar and spa.

Local Wildlife

Mantled howler monkeys, white-nosed coatis, northern tamanduas, toucans, dolphins, and occasionally whales. Four species of turtle – the leatherback, hawksbill, green and olive Ridley – nest on the beaches between May and November.

Optional Activities

River and mangrove kayaking, canopy zip-lining, horse riding, monkey and turtle watching, fishing, boating, wildlife reserve visits, spa treatments, Spanish lessons, cooking lessons and guided birdwatching.

Route Map

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Punta Islita: 9.856611, -85.398858
El Silencio: 10.215284, -84.294122
Rio Celeste Hideaway: 10.740592, -84.984398
Xandari Resort & Spa: 10.057051, -84.211621

Departure Dates

This tour has no set departure date and can be tailored to suit your travel requirements. Contact us for more details.

Travel Information

Are International Flights Included?

No. Please contact us for a quote if required.

Best Visited:

December to April

Are you ATOL Registered?

Yes. This means we are legally able to book your international flights in conjunction with your ground arrangements so you can book with us with complete confidence. Read more about our ATOL license here.

John Melton

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding this Tour, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

This is just a brief note on return from our Costa Rica holiday to thank you for your excellent arrangements and to report on a very successful holiday… I would make a special mention of the service offered by [your representatives]. Every single booking and taxi arrangement was spot on, and the drivers were all helpful and friendly… Please pass on our specific thanks to them. Altogether we had a most relaxing and enjoyable holiday as well as some good birding…you succeeded in keeping my wife as well as me very happy! Many thanks.

Mr S M - Yorkshire