Costa Rica Volcanoes & Surf

9 days,San José to San José

Surf the waves at one of the best breaks in the country, catch views of Arenal Volcano from a lakeside mountain bike ride, search for the elusive quetzal bird in the cloud forest, watch the sunset over the Pacific.

Mountain bike along Lake Arenal with breathtaking volcanic views and catch a wave on this action-packed 9-day tour of Costa Rica. Get your adrenaline pumping with optional extreme sports like whitewater rafting, rappelling and ziplining through the lush jungle canopy. Learn to surf the famous Pacific breaks at Playa Santa Teresa and enjoy plenty of time to relax on tropical beaches. Throw in the opportunity to see incredible rainforest wildlife and you've got a unique adventure you'll be talking about for years.

What's Included

  • Guided mountain biking trip from La Fortuna to Monteverde. Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve tour. Surf lessons in Playa Jaco.
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners. (Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (8 nts).
  • Public bus, private van, boat, mountain bike.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides, surf instructors.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12

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Day 1 San José

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 La Fortuna/Arenal

Opt to try rafting, waterfall rappelling, stand-up paddleboarding or soak in the hot springs.

Day 4-5 Monteverde

Included lakeside mountain bike ride en route to Monteverde and a guided tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. Opt to fly through the jungle canopy via zipline or tour a coffee plantation.

Day 6-7 Playa Santa Teresa/Malpais (2B,2D)

Enjoy the best of Costa Rica's Pacific coast. With two included surf lessons, try it for the first time or fine-tune your skills. Spend the rest of your time enjoying this beach paradise.

Day 8 San José

Morning at the beach, then transfer back to the capital.

Day 9 San José

Depart at any time.

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