The scenic region of Costa Rica`s Central Valley South is one of the most beautiful in the country. This area offers a variety of natural attractions including volcanoes, lush rainforests, and never-ending nature and diverse wildlife. Eco-friendly lodges provide true creature comforts amongst unspoiled surroundings and lead to unforgettable experiences.
Bird Lovers Paradise in Costa Rica!. From San Jose City Airport, pick up the Rental Car and drive to start this trip, at your forest lodge in The Central Valley South Area (the breathtaking Valley known as San Gerardo de Dota is where plethora of the Quetzals have made their home). From there, continue to your next destinations: Manuel Antonio (home to a namesake National Park in Quepos; Manuel Antonio is a magical combination of rainforest, beaches, hills, and coral reefs, making it one of the most biodiverse areas in the world and one of the most visited in Costa Rica) and Monteverde (one of Costa Rica's biggest attractions and famous Cloud Forest Reserve, perfect for anyone looking for an educational nature experience, adventure in the jungle or birdwatching). Drive back to enjoy a last stay in the county`s capital, San Jose City, before to drop the car at the airport and catch the flight back home. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
San Jose City - Manuel Antonio-Quepos: 3 hrs. approx.
Manuel Antonio-Quepos - Dominical and Uvita Beaches: 40-50 mins. approx.
Dominical and Uvita Beaches -Central Valley South: 2 hrs. 20-40 mins. approx.
Central Valley South - San Jose City: 2 hrs. 10 mins. approx.
San Jose City - Jaco Beach: 2 hrs. approx.
Jaco Beach - Manuel Antonio-Quepos: 1 hr. 15 mins. approx.
Manuel Antonio-Quepos - Forest Lodge in Central Valley South: 3 hrs. approx.
Forest Lodge in Central Valley South - San Jose City Airport: 2 hrs. approx.
Birdwatchers paradise and white water rafting one hour North of Central Valley.
SW of Arenal, across Arenal Lake, on the Tilaran Mountains range.
Two hours North of Arenal, it is a unique river of turquoise waters.
NW of Central Valley North, Arenal Volcano area is Costa Rica's top attraction.
Costa Rica's capital and gateway to the Central Valley.