Wellness Costa Rica Private Group Tour with Aura
Day 1 - San José
Arrive at any time and meet your included transfer to the hotel. This evening, meet the group and CEO for a welcome meeting. Take this opportunity to set your intention for the trip ahead.
Arrival Airport Transfer - Juan Santamaría International Airport – San José You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel to start your adventure.
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.
Below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel, your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher
Hotel Radisson San Jose (or similar)
Day 2 - San José/La Fortuna
Drive to Sarapiquí to visit the G Adventures-supported Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to La Fortuna, an outdoor paradise and the adventure capital of Costa Rica. Join the group for the first included yoga session on the hotel grounds overlooking Arenal Volcano.
Private Van with Wi-fi
Stretch out, unwind, and check your messages aboard our private, wi-fi equipped ride.
Your G for Good Moment: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour
Find out where your cup of java comes from. Visit the Mi Cafecito coffee cooperative in San Miguel de Sarapiqui, see shade-grown coffee plants, learn about everything from harvesting to husking, drying, and roasting the beans before enjoying the best part – a fresh cup! Enjoy a typical lunch of plantains, beans, and freshly caught tilapia fish. Feel good about all this eating and drinking knowing that you are supporting a G Adventures for Good project that helps 200 farmers and their families.
La Fortuna Yoga Class
Join the group for the first included yoga class. Led by a teacher from a local studio with a stunning backdrop of Arenal Volcano, the tranquil setting sets the mood for the week to come.
Arenal Manoa (or similar) - Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch
Day 3 - La Fortuna
Visit nearby Lake Arenal this morning for a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga class. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to take part in optional activities around La Fortuna – opt to go canyoning, hiking, or use the time for rest and meditation. In the evening, visit nearby hot springs for a relaxing soak in the thermal waters.
Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga on Lake Arenal
Head to nearby Lake Arenal for an included stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga class. If this is your first time on a SUP, the instructor will help you get set up before starting the class.
Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.
Your Wellness Moment: Hot Springs Soak
After a long day of exploring, take a relaxing soak in the hot springs around La Fortuna. Situated at the base of the Arenal Volcano, immerse yourself in therapeutic waters heated by earth’s magma and infused with healing minerals and salts. Rejuvenate your muscles, detox your cells, and stimulate all your senses in nature’s thermal spa. Breathe in the pure rainforest air and marvel at the mystic surroundings of these outdoor pools of paradise.
Arenal Manoa (or similar) - Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner
Day 4 - La Fortuna/Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park
Travel to the Guanacaste province and head to Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Join an afternoon yoga session on the way to the eco-lodge before free time to relax or explore the great outdoors.
Home to two volcanoes, Rincón de la Vieja is the epitome of Costa Rica: lush jungle, extensive flora and fauna, bubbling mud pools next to volcanic thermal waters, and an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Private Vehicle - La Fortuna – Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park - 3h30m - 4h30m - 150km
Rincón de la Vieja Yoga Class
Enjoy another rejuvenating yoga class on the way to the hotel before arriving in Rincón de la Vieja.
Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin (or similar) - Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner
Day 5 - Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park
Enjoy a day of exploring Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Start by taking a short hike to one of the volcanic mud pools in the area. After a rejuvenating exfoliation with the volcanic mud, rinse off at nearby thermal pools. This afternoon is free to explore the park or spend time enjoying the lodge.
Your Wellness Moment: Volcanic Mud Bath and Hot Springs
Visit natural hot springs which give rise to very hot mountain streams; sulfuric ponds filled with bubbling mud. Dare to step in and get muddy. Soak in the hot, therapeutic waters and feel invigorated and alive.
Free Time - Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park - Afternoon
Opt to hike one of many trails in the park, go ziplining, or tubing along the Rio Negro.
Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin (or similar) - Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 6 - Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park/Playa Carrillo
Travel to Playa Carrillo on the Nicoya Peninsula, a laidback beach town on the Pacific Coast. Take part in a sunset yoga class overlooking the picture-perfect crescent bay of Playa Carrillo.
Known for being less busy than other beaches along the coast, Playa Carrillo is perfect for rest and relaxation as there are few distractions and minimal noise. The beach itself has no buildings, hotels or restaurants, and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.
Private Vehicle - Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park – Playa Carrillo - 4h-5h - 200km
Playa Carrillo Sunset Yoga ClassPlaya
Enjoy an evening yoga class on the hotel grounds overlooking the idyllic crescent bay of Playa Carrillo. The sunsets here are guaranteed to impress!
Hotel Nammbu (or similar) - Meals included: Breakfast
Day 7 - Playa Carrillo
Head to the beach to learn how to hang 10 at an included surf lesson. Take the rest of the day to do beach activities, meditation, or reflect on the journey of the past week. In the evening, take part in a sunset yoga class and enjoy the ocean breeze.
Slather on the sunscreen, strap on a leash, pull on a rash guard and get ready to hit the waves. Take a lesson, learn tips and techniques, then hang ten like a local.
Free Time - Playa Carrillo - Afternoon
Enjoy free time this afternoon to relax on the beach or back at the hotel.
Playa Carrillo Beach Yoga Class - Head to the beach and take part in a yoga class.
Hotel Nammbu (or similar) - Meals included: Breakfast
Day 8 - Playa Carrillo/San José
Bid farewell to the coast and travel back to San José. Trip ends on arrival to the capital city.
Departure Day (Activities)
Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.
Private Vehicle - Playa Carrillo – San José 4h-5h - 250km
Meals included: Breakfast