Ready to explore the heart of Costa Rica? The Coco Loco Adventure vacation will take you to the top two must do inland destinations, Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest. Your first adventures will begin in the amazingly beautiful rainforested area of Arenal where you'll go whitewater rafting down the Rio Sarapiqui river rapids then on a thrilling waterfall canyoning rappel set deep in the tropical jungle. Next, you’ll cross scenic Lake Arenal by boat continuing on by land up into the high mountainous region of Monteverde. Your adventures here include a high-speed backcountry ATV ride and soaring by ziplines through the unique cloud forest canopy. As with all our amazing adventure vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to meet your budget needs and preferences. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Savings!
Coco Loco takes you on an inland journey to experience an awesome Costa Rica adventure vacation at both the majestic Arenal Volcano, deep in the rainforest, and up into the amazing Monteverde Cloud Forest. This active itinerary includes whitewater rafting, canyoning, backcountry ATV riding, and unforgettable ziplining. Everything you need for an epic adventure! Similar to our other vacations, you’ll find Coco Loco fully customizable to meet your budget needs and personal preferences.
Number of nights: 6 (customizable)
Per person price from *$1,058
$100 Low Lifelong Deposit, No Charge Rescheduling**
While this vacation is 100% customizable, we recommend using the hotels included in this sample itinerary. These hotels have traveler-friendly policies, allowing for low down payments, easy rescheduling, and reasonable cancellation terms. Even so, we strongly recommend obtaining trip insurance to cover the unexpected.
The adventure begins upon your arrival in Costa Rica. Our representative will meet you at the airport and then provide a private transfer to Arenal Volcano. The drive will take you through beautiful countryside, which just gets better and better the closer you get. In addition to the majestic volcano, the Arenal area with its multitude of hot springs and jungle activities has become known as the adventure capital of Central America. Arenal Manoa Hotel and Spa, offering volcano views with both cold and hot springs fed swimming pools, will be your home base for the next three nights. It is one of the most popular hotels in the region. Over the next couple of days, you’ll go on thrilling adventures including whitewater rafting on the Class III and IV Rio Sarapiqui and an awesome canyoning tour rappelling waterfalls deep in the jungle. At the end of your day, be sure to lie back and relax in the hotel’s soothing hot springs pools!
On the fourth morning, you’ll pack up to visit your second amazing vacation destination. A transfer will be provided to Lake Arenal at the foot of the volcano where you’ll board a boat to travel across the scenic lake before meeting a van on the other side that will take you by land to Monteverde. High up on the Continental Divide, this magical cloud forested area will be your playground for the next few days. You’ll stay in the tiny picturesque town of Santa Elena for three nights at the Poco a Poco Hotel, offering a coveted heated swimming pool. At Monteverde, you’ll experience epic cloud forest adventures including a high-speed backcountry ATV ride and the high-flying Canopy Zipline tour, both with spectacular views.
Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica and on to Arenal Volcano!
We will meet you at either of Costa Rica’s international airports (Liberia or San Jose) and then provide a private transfer to Arenal Volcano. You’ll stay at the Arenal Manoa Hotel and Spa which offers guests both cold and hot springs fed swimming pools.
Arenal Manoa Hotel and Spa
Day 2: Whitewater Rafting Rio Sarapiqui (B, L)
The beautiful Rio Sarapiqui with its awesome Class lll and lV river rapids will provide the setting for a thrilling whitewater rafting experience. After your adventure, be sure to relax back at the hotel’s hot springs pools!
Arenal Manoa Hotel and Spa
Day 3: Canyoning Pure Trek Ultimate Adventure Rappel (B, L)
Canyoning and waterfall rappelling may turn out to be your ultimate adventure tour in Costa Rica! You’ll scramble through a tropical rainforest canyon and rappel down waterfalls along a canyon wall. Then you may want to enjoy one of your hotel’s swim up bars!
Arenal Manoa Hotel and Spa
Day 4: Land-Boat-Land Transfer to Monteverde (B)
A transfer will be provided to Lake Arenal where you’ll cross the scenic lake by boat. On the other side, another transfer will take you the rest of the way by land up to Monteverde, where you’ll stay at Hotel Poco a Poco in the picturesque village of Santa Elena.
Hotel Poco a Poco
Day 5: ATV Offroad Adventure (B)
Get your motor movin! You’ll be going on a high-speed offroad ATV adventure through the backroads and expansive countryside of Monteverde. Afterward, be sure to check out the beautiful town of Santa Elena.
Hotel Poco a Poco
Day 6: Canopy Zipline – Aventuras (B)
The Aventuras Canopy Zipline course is one of the best in Costa Rica, offering 11 cables of varying lengths and heights plus an epic Tarzan Swing! The views are amazing as you soar from one platform to the next.
Hotel Poco a Poco
Day 7: Return to the Airport (B)
After your thrilling inland Costa Rica adventure vacation, we’ll provide a private transfer back to the airport according to your personal flight schedule.
Hotel Poco a Poco
If you are looking for adventure, look no further than Arenal Volcano! Considered to be the Adventure Capital of Central America, Arenal offers incredible jungle activities and nature experiences as well as the best hot springs resorts in Central America. La Fortuna, the small village at the base of the iconic volcano, provides a bustling hub for ecotourists complete with restaurants, ice cream parlors, chocolate shops, and souvenir stores. View this destination...
Some animals that live in Arenal… (actual images may have been taken in other locations)
Monteverde is Costa Rica’s most famous cloud forest destination located high up on the Continental Divide. Visitors will find themselves shrouded in clouds among giant old growth trees covered with vines, ferns, and air plants (including orchids) creating a mystical atmosphere for amazing jungle adventures. This unique area is known for some of the best zipline courses in Costa Rica, making Monteverde a top vacation destination for adventurous ecotourists. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy seeking out the unusual wildlife in the area. View this destination…
Some animals that live in Monteverde… (actual images may have been taken in other locations)
Located across from Arenal Volcano, the Arenal Manoa Hotel offers guests comfortable rooms, quality amenities, and amazing volcano views. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s hot springs fed pools and swim up bars between adventures! View this hotel…
Hotel Poco a Poco offers guests affordability and easy access to the picturesque town of Santa Elena. Hotel guests can also enjoy a heated swimming pool, spa services, a restaurant, and bar. While some guest rooms are on the smaller side, they do offer more in-room amenities than most other hotels in this rustic region. View this hotel…
After about an hour’s drive through the scenic rural countryside, you’ll arrive at the Sarapiqui River for an amazing Whitewater Rafting Adventure. Your guides will suit you up with safety gear, then off you’ll go on your way down the raging tropical river over Class III and IV rapids. This is one of the best rafting rivers in Costa Rica, so brace yourself for an exciting day! View this tour…
Pure Trek offers an epic adventure through the rainforest, unlike any other! Imagine scrambling through the jungle into a canyon and crossing a stream before rappelling down three waterfalls of varying heights and scaling a canyon wall! That is exactly what you’ll do on this highly rated ultimate experience adventure tour. View this tour…
Rev up your engine and get ready for an exciting high-speed ATV adventure! This tour will take you through the scenic backroads, countryside, and cloud forests of Monteverde. Drivers must be at least 16 years old and present a valid drivers license. View this tour…
The Canopy Zipline is Costa Rica’s most popular adventure tour. This high-flying, high-speed adrenaline pumping experience includes 11 ziplines of varying heights and lengths, then to top it off an awesome Tarzan Swing! Imagine soaring through this high altitude cloud forest and swinging from the trees as you look down on spectacular views from your bird’s eye advantage! View this tour…
Your Package Includes: (remember; you can customize any aspect!)
Award-Winning VIP Service
Hotels & Resorts (hotels can be substituted at an adjusted rate)
Tours, Activities & More (tours can be substituted at an adjusted rate)
Transportation (a rental car or other transportation options can be substituted at an adjusted rate)
Meals & Drinks (based on hotel and tour selections)
Low Season 2020 rates start at $1,058 USD* per person double occupancy. High season 2021 rates start at $1,089 USD* per person double occupancy (less $ for triple occupancy, more $$ for single occupancy). You can upgrade or downgrade hotels to match your preferences and budget.
*Your vacation will be 100% customized to your needs. After inquiring with us, you will receive an exact price based on your custom itinerary. Please include special requests in the comments section. The rates listed here include current taxes, hotels, tours and transfers as described unless otherwise indicated. Rates may vary based on your travel dates, room occupancy, and type of transportation selected. Green season pricing and offers listed above are for select travel dates only and restrictions may apply. Inquire for details. Prices are subject to change at any time and do NOT include international airfare, travel insurance or any other services that are not expressly mentioned.
If you delay or cancel your trip for any reason, your deposit will be valid until you are ready to go. It is also transferable to a friend.
No Charge Rescheduling & Modifications
For travelers with existing bookings and for new bookings, we will waive modification fees for those that wish to change their travel dates to future travel dates for all booking plans.Restrictions may apply. Please review our policies for details.
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