Taking you to the unsung corners of Costa Rica: plantations, jungle, beaches

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Every trip helps support Conservation

Every detail taken care of

  • Personalised journeys from start to finish

  • Every trip helps support Conservation

  • Every detail taken care of

Itinerary highlights

  • Relaxing in the stunning Coffee Valley and Pacific Coast
  • Hiking among waterfalls in Tenorio Volano National Park
  • Adventure activities in Rio Perdido
  • Snorkelling and kayaking in Corcovado National Park

What's included

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • All tours mentioned
  • Private transfers and internal flights
  • Full support from your Travel Designer and Concierge before, during and after your trip
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At a glance

This tour takes you to the lesser-known corners of Costa Rica, for a truly exceptional trip combining adventure, authenticity, relaxation and comfort.

Your adventure begins with a night in the beautiful Coffee Valley before heading to Rio Celeste, where you’ll hike through Tenorio Volcano National Park, passing its striking turquoise blue rivers and waterfalls. It’s then onto Rio Perdido where more adventure awaits. Get your adrenaline pumping with white-water tubing through the canyon, zip line fun across the canopy and criss-cross the forest on a series of rope bridges and ladders.

It’s then time for some well-deserved relaxation along Costa Rica’s beautiful Pacific Coast. The Kura Design Villas overlook pristine beaches and lush green rainforest, and a stay here really allows you to switch off and connect with nature. The last stop on this epic trip is the stunning Corcovado National Park. Stay at the secluded Casa Corcovado and enjoy kayaking, swimming, snorkelling, hiking and horse riding within the incredible surrounds of the park.

Example trip itinerary

Days 1-2

The Coffee Valley

Flights & transfers


Private transfer to your hotel in the Coffee Valley

Accommodation in The Coffee Valley

Overnight in the Coffee Valley Overnight in the Coffee Valley

Spend your first night relaxing in the beautiful surroundings of the Coffee Valley. Your travel designer will also be able to arrange a variety of activities if you wish, from touring organic coffee plantations, to volcano visits and birdwatching tours.

Flights & transfers


Private transfer to Rio Celeste

Days 2-4

Rio Celeste

Accommodation in Rio Celeste

Rio Celeste Waterfall, Tenorio National Park, Costa Rica
Two nights near Rio Celeste Two nights near Rio Celeste

Rio Celeste is a hidden gem nestled in the north of Costa Rica. Enjoy exploring the aquamarine rivers and waterfalls and the nearby Tenorio Volcano National Park. The striking colour of the water comes from a mixture of sulfur and calcium carbonate.

Hiking Rio Celeste and Tenorio National Park Hiking Rio Celeste and Tenorio National Park

According to legend, when God finished painting the sky, he washed his brushes in the river that now bears the name Rio Celeste. Hike through the beautiful Tenorio National Park ecosystem, which offers the chance to see colourful fauna and flora. Along the walk we will come across the magnificent Rio Celeste waterfall, the place where the river gains its amazing light blue colour and natural hot springs.

Flights & transfers


Private transfer to Rio Perdido

Days 4-7

Rio Perdido

Accommodation in Rio Perdido

Three nights near Rio Perdido Three nights near Rio Perdido

Spend your time enjoying the thermal river and natural springs, heated by the surrounding Miravalles Volcano lowlands. This area is also a haven for hikers and bikers, and there are plenty of outdoor activities such as canyoning and tubing.

Rio Perdido canyoning Rio Perdido canyoning

The trip takes you from deep within the narrow canyon into the convergence, where the hot waters of Rio Perdido and the Yurro Waterfall meet the cool waters of the White Canyon. You then ascend well above Costa Rica's only dwarf forest and get the spectacular views of the Miravalles Volcano's rocky lowlands. You will zip line down state-of-the-art carbon fibre cables, swing on a human pendulum and do a Tarzan swing, cross the wobbly challenge bridge and climb several via ferratas.

Rio Perdido white water tubing Rio Perdido white water tubing

Experience the canyon from the most beloved means of river transportation, the inner-tube. Explore the canyon from this unique perspective, sailing through areas where the rock walls narrow and daylight is scarce. Echoes grow louder and you really get a sense of where you are. But if you remain quiet for a bit, you will find that you are not alone. All kinds of birds and monkeys, and, occasionally, some larger mammals will announce their presence. Look for the hot water spouts along the eastern rock walls.

You'll also enjoy full access to the thermal hot springs, canyon, pools, and decks, as well as the hiking trails and the central water station in the middle of the circuit.

Flights & transfers


Private transfer to Dominical

Days 7-10


Accommodation in Dominical

Three nights on the Dominical Coast Three nights on the Dominical Coast

Spend the next few days on this gorgeous coastline exploring the tropical surrounds of waterfalls, rivers and national parks. Get closer to the emerald waters with activities such as diving, snorkelling and surfing, or simply sit back and soak up the barefoot luxury as you laze on the sands of Dominical's immaculate beaches.

Flights & transfers


Private transfer Corcovado National Park

Days 10-13

Corcovado National Park

Three nights at Casa Corcovada Three nights at Casa Corcovada

There is so much to do during a stay at Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge. Go hiking in Corcovada National Park, horse ride through the forest, weave in and out the magrove forests, or take to the water to snorkel, swim and kayak. All shared excursions are included.

Flights & transfers


Private transfer to the airstrip


Flight to San Jose

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