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14 days,San José to Panama City

Listen to the reggae rhythms wafting through the Caribbean air, stare out at the crystal blue ocean, walk through lush greenery in the highlands, kick back in a hammock on the Pacific Coast, marvel at ships passing through the Panama Canal.

From San José, hit the beach and mountain retreats on your way to the locks of the world-famous Panama Canal at the centre of the Americas. Visit gorgeous islands and chill to reggae beats on Caribbean beaches. Search for the quetzal bird in cloud forests and shake your tailfeather in the clubs of Panama City. With your hotel and transport arranged by our CEOs, you can concentrate on choosing your own adventure.

What's Included

  • Beach time in Puerto Viejo, Bocas del Toro and Santa Catalina
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • (Allow USD320-440 for meals not included.)
  • Local bus, boat, private van, taxi, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.
  • Simple hotels (13 nts, sometimes multi-share).

Additions Available on This Tour


Day 1San José

Arrive at any time.

Day 2San José/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Travel to Costa Rica's beautiful Caribbean coast

Day 3Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Rent a boogie board if the waves are calling, dance the night away to reggae and calypso, taste flavourful Afro-Caribbean cuisine, and succumb to the natural beauty of this tropical paradise.

Day 4Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/Bocas del Toro

Cross the border into Panama, finishing up in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago.

Days 5–6Bocas del Toro

Free time to snorkel the blue Caribbean waters or look for red frogs at—where else?—Red Frog Beach.

Day 7Bocas del Toro/Boquete

Travel back to the mainland and across the highlands to Boquete.

Day 8Boquete

Opt to try whitewater rafting, tour a coffee plantation or hike through the cloud forest.

Day 9Boquete/Santa Catalina

Travel to the Pacific Coast for a few more beach days.

Days 10–11Santa Catalina

Enjoy a lazy day at the beach. Opt to explore beautiful Coiba NP or take a surfing lesson.

Day 12Santa Catalina/Panama City

Leave the beach and travel to Panama's capital.

Day 13Panama City

Enjoy free time to explore the city or visit the Panama Canal.

Day 14Panama City

Depart at any time.

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