Caribbean Fusion – A Costa Rica Caribbean Vacation

Turquoise Waters, Endless Sandy Beaches, and Thrilling Rainforest Adventures!

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Your Caribbean Fusion Day by Day Itinerary

Our Caribbean Fusion Vacation Package delivers a dream vacation where you will be taken to two amazing Costa Rica destinations – the Arenal Volcano and the Caribbean Coast-  and get to experience the best activities and tours the Costa Rican Caribbean has to offer all in one unforgettable trip!  At Arenal, you’ll enjoy thrilling exploits amid lush tropical wilderness: zip lining through high rainforest canopy and climbing the heights of after your adventures, you’ll relax in world-famous hot springs before enjoying a delicious and well-deserved gourmet meal! Then it’s off to the Caribbean to go whitewater rafting on the Pacuare river! While at the Caribbean you can relax and enjoy the beach and enjoy a snorkeling tour!

Day 1:

Fly into Costa Rica’s International Airport in San José where you’ll be met by a My Costa Rica representative, then you’ll be taken to your Hotel for your first nights’ stay as part of your Costa Rica Caribbean Vacation. This hotel is located near the center of San Jose so you can explore the city.

Day 2:

Hop aboard your shuttle transfer and enjoy the beautiful scenery on your way to the Arenal Volcano area. Check into your next hotel which offers fantastic volcano views and world-class service.

Day 3:

Experience the rainforest like never before as you fly through the treetops on a secure system of zip lines on a wild canopy tour. Go horseback riding to the first cable or take a tractor, catch a glimpse of the area’s largest waterfall – all on this unforgettable tour and an exciting part of the Caribbean Fusion!

Day 4:

Today your tour includes a hike through the rainforest to a prime observation point to see Costa Rica’s majestic Arenal Volcano.

Day 5:

Wake up early in Arenal to get ready for more fun on your Costa Rica Caribbean vacation with a tour/transfer to the Caribbean Coast. Getting there is truly part of the adventure! You’ll go white water rafting on Costa Rica’s most famous river, The Pacuare; rated one of the top five rivers in the world for it’s scenery and rapids. After rafting, dry off and head to a little slice of heaven at Shawandha Lodge near Puerto Viejo.

Day 6:

On this free day you can explore the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast! Visit the nearby town of Puerto Viejo, famous for it’s laid back tropical atmosphere and its wide variety of shops and restaurants. Or take the day to visit the south Caribbean at  Manzanillo – Gandoca wildlife refuge home to pristine Caribbean beaches and beautiful forests.

Day 7:

Today’s tour includes snorkeling and exploring the amazing coral reef of Cahuita National Park, home to some of the largest coral reefs found in Costa Rica. See a multitude of fish and marine wildlife on this ocean adventure.

Day 8:

Spend the morning relaxing by the pool or exploring nearby beaches before you take an early afternoon shuttle transfer back to the capital of San José. After your visit to this beautiful area, we are sure that you will have fallen in love with Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast! Upon arrival in San Jose, check into the Courtyard by Marriott for your last night before your return flight home.

Day 9:

You will have a shuttle take you over to the international airport for your return flight. We hope you enjoyed your trip visiting two of Costa Rica’s most beautiful area’s – the Arenal Volcano and the Caribbean Coast on your Costa Rica Caribbean vacation!



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Vacation At a Glance

Hotel accommodation
  • 1-night in San Jose
  • 3-nights in Arenal
  • 3-nights in Puerto Viejo
  • 1-night in San Jose

Tour packages

  • Canopy Adventure Combo
  • Hike & Hot Springs
  • River Rafting
  • Cahuita National Park
  • Snorkel

Domestic Transportation

  • Private Transfers
  • Shuttle Transfers
  • Rafting “Adventure Connection”

All applicable taxes included, other perks are noted where they apply.


Hotels Included

3 Stars from*

Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola

Holiday Inn Aurola

San Jose. Pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant. TV, Internet access / Wi Fi, Phone, Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi, Mini Bar / Fridge, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer. Concierge.
From: $125 - $200
Los Lagos Hotel Spa & Resort

Los Lagos Resort

Arenal. Favorite. Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box, Hair Dryer. Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $125 - $200
Villas Del Caribe Puerto Viejo Living Room

Villas del Caribe

Puerto Viejo. Favorite. Family Friendly Pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant. Safe Box. Concierge.
From: $125 - $200
Hampton Inn San Jose Costa Rica Exterior

Hampton Inn

Alajuela, San Jose. Favorite. Pool, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box, Hair Dryer. Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $125 - $200

4 Stars from*

Arenal Springs Aerial View

Arenal Springs Resort

Arenal. Favorite. Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano, Hot Springs Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box, Hair Dryer. Laundry Service, Concierge.
From: $200 - $300
Shawandha Lodge Bungalow

Shawandha Lodge

Puerto Viejo. Favorite. Boutique Pool, Restaurant. Hair Dryer. Concierge.
From: Under $125
Hotel Grano de Oro Bedroom

Hotel Grano de Oro

San Jose. Favorite. Boutique Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi. Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $200 - $300
Hotel Le Cameleon Pool

Hotel Le Cameleon

Cocles. Favorite. Boutique, Romantic, Luxury Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Bar / Lounge, Shop, Facilities For Disabled. A/C, TV, Internet access / Wi Fi, Phone, Safe Box, Mini Bar / Fridge, Hair Dryer. Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $200 - $300

5 Stars from*

Real Intercontinental Costa Rica Entrance

Real InterContinental

Escazu. Luxury Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box. Babysitting Service, Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $200 - $300
Tabacon Resort & Spa Jungle Pool

Tabacon Resort & Spa

Arenal. Favorite. Romantic, Luxury, Volcano, Hot Springs Spa, Pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Shop. TV, DVD Player, Phone, Safe Box, Hair Dryer. Babysitting Service, Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: Over $300
Aguas Claras Casa Floralia Exterior

Aguas Claras

Cocles. Pool, Restaurant, Bar / Lounge. A/C, Internet access / Wi Fi, Phone, Safe Box, Private Balcony / Terrace, Mini Bar / Fridge, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer. Laundry Service.
From: Over $300

Tour Options


Arenal Sky Trek Costa Rica

Arenal Sky Trek & Tram Ultimate Zip Lines

Arenal. Adventure, Nature
From: $75 - $100
Pacuare River Rafting

Pacuare River Rafting Adventure

Pacuare, Puerto Viejo. Adventure, Nature Guide, Drinks, Snack, Meal, Transfer, Equipment.
From: $75 - $100
Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica

Sloth Sanctuary and Rescue Center

Cahuita, Puerto Viejo. Cultural, Nature
Cahuita Costa Rica Snorkeling

Cahuita National Park Snorkeling Tour

Cahuita, Puerto Viejo. Favorite. Ocean, Nature Guide, Meal.
From: $50 - $75

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