11 days / 10 nights

Atenas - Manuel Antonio - Cativo Beach

From US $ 4 500 per person
Minimum: 02 people traveling together

Thinking in Costa Rica is to dream of living an authentic experience. Delight with a tropical drink in your hands, while you read a book close to the pool, or explore nature trails within a private reserve in the Osa Peninsula as one of the most “biologically intense” places on Earth.

What about enjoying simple and elegant accommodations in a heavenly healing environment, the opportunity to practice yoga with gorgeous views and enjoy one of the most famous spas in Costa Rica?

Also, imagine you walking on pristine beaches enjoying the sunset, and admiring the flora and fauna in their natural habitat.

Have the placer on meals that fuse elements of Costa Rican cuisine with signature dishes from around the world, participate in private activities chosen from a selection of curated experiences.

All those dreaming activities you can take pleasure in the luxury renewal program.

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Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica

Welcome to Costa Rica / Arrival

Meet and greet at the International Airport.

Private transfer to The Retreat in Atenas mountains. During this trip, one of our wellness concierge guides will be with you to provide some relevant information about the country and the route.

Once in Atenas, you will have the chance to take a short city tour, where you can learn about the local history and culture.

Being cared for in an environment where you don’t have to think about anything is enough to be excited. It is also the best way for you to experience everything The Retreat has to offer including body movement classes, the crystal mountain hikes, the chef’s lessons, and of course hands-on healing.

During your stay, your program includes free access to Vida Mia Healing Center and Spa and the Fitness Studio.

Overnight at The Retreat. Dinner included

Day 2: Wellness inmmersion

Wellness inmmersion / Atenas

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning flow yoga and afternoon restorative yoga sessions.

Dayling guided hike in nature.

Today you are to enjoy a healing Spa Treatment (per stay per person during 60 minutes) at Vida Mía Healing Center & Spa.

Vida Mia has much to offer with its stunning views from every angle of its 800 square meter structure atop a quartz mountain.

The expensive views overlook the deep valley and mountain region and extend to the Pacific Ocean, Nicoya Gulf, and Peninsula. Vida Mia was carefully designed with ancient Feng Shui principles balancing energies throughout the construction of the building to optimize, health, wealth, charisma, love, sex, and luck.

Overnight at The Retreat.          

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Day 3: Relax

Relax / Atenas

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning flow yoga and afternoon restorative yoga sessions.

Today you can choose one activity per day, between a healing Spa Treatment per stay per person (60 minutes) or a cooking class (check the hotel schedule).

Overnight at The Retreat.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Day 4: Atenas - Manuel Antonio

Atenas - Manuel Antonio

Breakfast at the hotel.

Private transportation from Atenas to Manuel Antonio.

Overnight at Los Altos. Breakfast included.

Day 5: Mangroove Tour

Mangroove Tour / Manuel Antonio

Breakfast at the hotel.

Mangrove tour:  Let the “interactive” tropical rainforest and delicate mangrove ecosystem give you a lot of information about this important natural area at Damas Mangrove. This adventure of natural history is highly recommended for any naturalist, young or old, who wants to experience the pulse of the mangrove ecosystem.

Experience curious families of monkeys as they migrate across the mangrove biological community, searching for food and adventure. Discover the secret ways different trees of Costa Rica replenish the environment worldwide yet sustain themselves for decades of growth.

During the tour, you might spot caimans, sloths, crocodiles, boas, white face monkeys, egrets, and so many more species of wildlife, as your boat leisurely winds its way through the mangrove channels along the gentle currents of the coastal tides. And finally, end your excursion with a rewarding meal in typical Costa Rican flavor at a local restaurant before you return to your hotel. Shared service.

Overnight at Los Altos. Breakfast & Lunch included.

Day 6: Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is a free day at leisure to explore the area or just to enjoy the hotel facilities.

Overnight at Los Altos.

Breakfast included.

Day 7: Manuel Antonio - Cativo Beach

Manuel Antonio - Cativo Beach (Golfito)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Private land transportation from Manuel Antonio to Golfito. Meet the boat captain at the dock to take you to a natural paradise. This lodge is immersed in a private reserve close to Piedras Blanca National Park.

Once in the lodge is a free day at leisure to explore the area or just to enjoy the hotel facilities.

Overnight at Cativo Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

You are going to arrive at the Cativo Lodge for a delicious lunch.

Day 8: Bioluminescence

Bioluminescence / Cativo Beach

Breakfast at the hotel.

During the day we recommend taking a self walk at the natural trails.

Night bioluminescence expedition.

Bioluminescence is a chemical reaction produced by living organisms to emit light. The day-light vanishes, but your adventure will be just beginning! Schools of fish create a phosphores-cent trace which can look like a glowing cloud in the water.

Explore this natural phenomenon by boat, observing as the water beneath you glows and sparkles with even the movement of your hands. An experience that is not to be missed! Best sighting is on dates close to the new moon phase. Highlights: Know the
bioluminescent organisms, biology of dinoflagellates.

Overnight at Cativo Lodge. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 9: Dolphin & Whale Watching Quest

Dolphin & Whale Watching Quest / Golfo Dulce (Golfito)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Dolphin & Whale Watching Quest:  Golfo Dulce is one of only four tropical fjords around the world, and home to a variety of marine life forms, including the cetaceans. Two species of dolphins spend their whole life cycles in Golfo Dulce, and between July and November it’s possible to witness the arrival of the Humpback whales and their calves. Sea turtles, jumping stingrays, and marine birds usually show up during the ride.

Combine this tour with snorkeling for a fantastic day in the water!

Highlights: Cetaceans of Golfo Dulce, marine-life conservation, microbiological aspects of Golfo Dulce.

Duration: 2 – 2:30 hours approx.
Ocean conditions are usually better in the morning.

Overnight at Cativo Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 10: Re-awaken experience

Re-awaken experience / Cativo Beach (Golfito)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Re-awaken experience:  Delight in a day crafted to introduce your inner traveler to your inner self. After a wellness talk with our professional therapists, you will be guided through a day dedicated to connecting with nature and a holistic experience both restorative and soothing.

Inclusions: Tailored setting, a rejuvenating mindful movement practice (paddle-board yoga, kayak meditation, or integral yoga), a nature guided tour of your choice.

And a 2-hour of ¨La Cura de la Abuela¨ spa treatment customized to your needs.

Overnight at Cativo Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 11: Golfito - International Airport SJO

Golfito - International Airport SJO

Breakfast at the hotel.

Boat & land transfer to Golfito local airport to take a domestic flight to San José in the morning. After that you will go to the international terminal for your departure flight.

The Route

San José - Atenas - Arenal - Manuel Antonio (Quepos) - Cativo Beach (Golfito) - San José