Canopies & Cabanas (Until Feb 2018)

Beach bums & water babies listen up, this is the trip for you. Head to the stunning beaches of Costa Rica, with a little adventure and wildlife thrown in for a good measure. You’ll be the envy of all your mates back home when your Insta has you ziplining through the tropics, learning from the best Costa Rican coffee producers and walking through a butterfly sanctuary with the most gorgeous colourful creatures fluttering all around you.

Latin America
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Easy
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: PTSJ/160497
  • Starts: Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Finishes: Manuel Antonio, United States
You will Visit
  • Playa Tamarindo
  • Monteverde
  • Manuel Antonio
  • San Jose



Day 1: Arrive Playa Tamarindo

This morning meet up with your Contiki Team & get ready for a full beach day. Try your hand at surfing or join in on a catamaran cruise where you can snorkel, swim or just chill with a cocktail in hand.


Day 2: Playa Tamarindo to Monteverde

Today it’s on to Monteverde, Costa Rica’s most popular reserve. It’s one of the most outstanding wildlife sanctuaries in the tropics, filled with cloud forests, coffee plantations, monkeys, mist & friendly locals. This afternoon we hike into the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve.


Day 3: Monteverde

It's an early start this morning as we visit Selvatura Park to walk the hanging bridges, visit the butterfly Sanctuary and for the thrill seekers opt in for ziplining. This afternoon learn the A-Z about Costa Rica's famous coffee.


Day 4: Monteverde to Manuel Antonio

It’s all sun & good times this morning, we’re off to the beautiful beaches of the Costa Rican Central Pacific coast! We’ll make a stop in Jaco then Quepos before arriving at Manuel Antonio, a haven for those who love to relax.


Day 5: Manuel Antonio

This morning is all about doing your own thing. Hit the beach with your iPad & a book, head out to explore the town or just sit with a drink & work on your tan. This afternoon opt in for a horse ride through the jungle & the Tacori waterfalls.


Day 6: Manuel Antonio

It’s time to get active & walk with our expert guide through the exotic, bio-diverse tropical rainforest of Manuel Antonio National Park. This afternoon join us on an optional catamaran cruise. Set sail on our awesome boat trip to spot many dolphins, whales, sea turtles & birds. Don’t forget your swimming gear for swim stops & snorkelling.


Day 7: Manuel Antonio to San José

Relax in paradise this morning before we head to San José where your trip ends on arrival.

    • 6 nights acommodation: 6 nights twin-share hotel accommodation
    • An experienced & professional Trip Manager
    • English speaking local guides
    • 9 Meals: 6 breakfasts & 3 dinners
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Tour Highlights:
  • Hike the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Explore Selvatura Park and visit the hanging bridges, butterfly & the hummingbird gardens
  • Costa Rican coffee making tour
  • Visit a local market