Prepare to embark on an extraordinary journey that will transport you to a world of unparalleled luxury and tropical splendor. "Caribbean Bliss" invites you to escape to the mesmerizing shores of Costa Rica and Panama, where the vibrant colors of the Caribbean come alive. From the moment you step onto the tarmac at San Jose International Airport, you'll be greeted with VIP treatment, setting the tone for the opulence that awaits. Over twelve unforgettable days, this exclusive itinerary will take you from the lush rainforests of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the pristine beaches of Bocas del Toro in Panama, before returning you to the enchanting shores of Punta Uva. Along the way, you'll indulge in sumptuous accommodations, thrilling adventures, and moments of serene relaxation, all against the backdrop of some of the most breathtaking natural beauty in the world. This is more than a vacation; it's a sojourn into the heart of luxury, where every day promises new discoveries and unforgettable experiences. Welcome to a world of Caribbean Bliss – where dreams become reality.
Day 1: Arrival in Costa Rica - Xandari Resort and Spa
Welcome to Costa Rica! As you step off your plane at San Jose International Airport, you'll be greeted with VIP Airport Greeting by a Pacific Trade Winds representative. Your journey begins with a stay at the exquisite Xandari Resort and Spa, nestled in the tranquil Alajuela suburbs. This luxurious retreat offers spacious villas and suites, each designed with contemporary style and local elements, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and gardens. As you settle in, take time to explore the resort's holistic spa, stunning infinity pools, and enjoy delicious farm-to-table cuisine at the on-site restaurant. Xandari Resort and Spa sets the stage for an unforgettable tropical escape. Read more...
Day 2: Hotel Aguas Claras in Puerto Viejo
Your adventure continues as you head to the vibrant Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Hotel Aguas Claras in Puerto Viejo beckons you with its laid-back luxury and Caribbean charm. Nestled amidst lush gardens and just steps from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, this boutique hotel offers uniquely designed rooms and suites, each thoughtfully decorated with rustic elegance and modern comfort. Your days here are dedicated to relaxation, sunbathing on pristine sandy beaches, snorkeling, and embracing the bohemian atmosphere of Puerto Viejo. Enjoy culinary delights at the beachfront restaurant and unwind by the lagoon-style swimming pool or participate in wellness activities at the wellness center. Read more...
Day 3: Free Day - Beach Day Puerto Viejo
Today is your chance to explore Puerto Viejo's stunning beaches at your own pace. Whether you're looking to perfect your tropical tan, take leisurely strolls along the palm-studded shores, or indulge in an optional activity, this free day is yours to enjoy the sun and sea.
Day 4: Cahuita National Park and Snorkeling Combo
Prepare for an exciting adventure as you embark on a journey to Cahuita National Park. Your bilingual guide will lead you through lush rainforests, where you'll have the chance to spot monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and more. After an exploration of the park, it's time for a thrilling snorkeling experience over vibrant protected coral formations. Lunch is provided, ensuring you're fueled for the day's adventures. This full-day excursion allows you to immerse yourself in both the natural wonders of the land and sea. Read more...
Day 5: Free Day - Another Beach Day Puerto Viejo
Another day in paradise awaits. Whether you choose to relax on the beach or opt for an additional activity, you have the freedom to tailor your experience to your preferences.
Day 6: La Carolina Island House in Bocas del Toro, Panama
Your journey takes an international twist as you venture to Bocas del Toro, Panama. La Carolina Island House, situated on a private island in the crystal-clear Caribbean waters, offers an exclusive eco-lodge experience. This architectural gem seamlessly blends with the lush rainforest and turquoise ocean, providing stunning open-air accommodations. Days here are filled with snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, and relaxation. The attentive staff ensures your every need is met, from locally sourced meals to organizing guided tours. Discover the pristine beaches, explore the vibrant marine life, and unwind in the tranquility of nature. Read more...
Days 7 & 8: Beach Days at Bocas del Toro
Enjoy leisurely days on the palm-fringed beaches of Bocas del Toro, Panama. The azure waters and golden sands invite you to soak up the tropical sun, creating a perfect day of relaxation in this Caribbean paradise.
Day 9: aWa Beach Hotel in Punta Uva, Costa Rica
Returning to Costa Rica, you'll be enchanted by the charm of aWa Beach Hotel in Punta Uva. This boutique escape along the Caribbean Sea offers comfortable accommodations with jungle or ocean views, creating a serene atmosphere. Spend your days relaxing on the beach, exploring outdoor activities like snorkeling and hiking, or wandering into the nearby Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge for nature exploration. Disconnect from daily stress and embrace the wonders of Punta Uva's tropical paradise. Read more...
Day 10: Canopy Zipline Terraventuras
Experience the thrill of a canopy zipline adventure. Be picked up from your hotel and taken to the jungle ziplining headquarters. This adventure includes bilingual guides, zipline equipment, and transportation. Soar above the jungle canopy, enjoying breathtaking views and adrenaline-pumping excitement. Please wear comfortable, fully enclosed shoes and be ready for an adventure that can take between 4 to 5 hours, including transit. Read more...
Day 11: Free Day - Beach Day Punta Uva
Another free day in paradise awaits you in Punta Uva. Whether you choose to soak up the sun on the palm-studded beaches or explore the nearby areas, make the most of this relaxing day.
Day 12: Return to Xandari Resort and Spa
Your final day in Punta Uva is bittersweet. Make the most of your time here before returning to Xandari Resort and Spa in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Enjoy the last moments of your tropical getaway in this luxurious and tranquil setting. Read more...
Day 13: Departure
All good things must come to an end, but the memories of your luxurious tropical journey will last a lifetime. Transportation will be provided back to San Jose International Airport, ensuring you arrive with ample time for your departure flight.
Your luxurious Caribbean Bliss journey from Costa Rica to Panama and back has come to an end.
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