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Ultimate Wildlife 14-Day EcoTour

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14 Days
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SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Single travelers staying in a room by themselves will be charged this additional single supplement fee, as all of our regular prices are otherwise based on double occupancy.

SINGLE SHARE OPTIONS (if available)
If you are traveling alone and wish to share a room, we will make every effort to find you a roommate of the same gender, in which case you will not have to pay the single supplement fee. The single supplement will be charged until we are able to confirm a roommate for you. If we are able to match you with a roommate, the single supplement will be refunded. In the event that we cannot find a share for you, you will be required to pay the single supplement fee.

New: Click the Singles Find a Share' icon below or check our "Community" page to connect with other single travelers looking to share.

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Costa Rica Lodging

Our Ultimate Wildlife itinerary specializes in small, one-of-a-kind rainforest and jungle lodges, many of which have been featured on the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and in top travel magazines such as Travel & Leisure and Conde Naste Traveler. Great care has gone into our selection of lodging partners, with particular emphasis on lodges that offer outstanding wildlife viewing opportunities. These breathtaking lodges offer all the comforts of home, including hot & cold water, flush toilets, tastefully decorated beds (often orthopedic with Guatemalan fabrics), and delicious home cooked meals, sometimes extravagant, always healthy, and catering to special dietary needs.

CAHUITA

La Diosa

Hotel La Diosa is a wonderful place to stay in Cahuita. They have 10 cabins designed in Caribbean style and painted in vibrant colors. A beautiful beach awaits just a few steps from the hotel. A swimming pool surrounded by coconut palm trees also provides a place in which to relax.

Suizo Loco Lodge (Alternate Lodge)

Enjoy the swiss quality under the caribbean sun in a charming eco-friendly boutique hotel! The hotel offers a sense of peace and security on a small piece of land where you are lulled by the music of nature. The place is green year round, ideal for nature lovers.

SARAPIQUI

La Quinta de Sarapiqui

La Quinta is an eco-lodge nationally certified by the Costa Rican Tourists Board with its Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST). La Quinta has 5 Leaves level, being 5 Leaves the maximum qualification. The CST is a comprehensive program that categorizes and certifies each tourism company to the degree they comply with the model of sustainable tourism.La Quinta strives to have little, to no negative impact on its immediate environment. Every effort is taken to co-exist harmoniously with our surroundings. Our ten acres are composed of regenerating agriculture, a reforested area with native trees, an old-growth forest on the riverside and tropical gardens.We will always treat our environment with the utmost care and responsibility, and would greatly appreciate your help in upholding these practices while you are here. Please consider this your home, and your family, during your visit, and help protect what we have held sacred for so many years. We hope you enjoy the natural beauty of this place as so other guests have done before you.

ARENAL

Arenal Springs (Alternate Lodge)

Each distinctive Junior Suite comes with direct views to the beautiful Arenal Volcano. Each room is surrounded by exotic gardens, and beautiful flowers, where Costa Rica's native species of birds and animals are readily seen.

Hotel Los Lagos

Located in the Arenal region, this is an exclusive resort with its own 13 platform Canopy Tour, private hot springs, and a spectacular observation point on the property. You can enjoy five different pools of natural hot water and regular pools tucked away in their own enclaves. The views offered here are complimented by stunning grounds and great attention to detail throughout. Los Lagos received a Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence in 2012.

Arenal Paraiso (Alternate Lodge)

Hotel Arenal Paraiso offers spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano. The accommodations are surrounded by lush tropical gardens and walking paths, and guests will enjoy using the hotel’s swimming pools and hot springs.

MONTEVERDE

Trapp Family Lodge Monteverde (Alternate Lodge)

The closest lodge to the Monteverde Reserve, Trapp is built in a classic mountain lodge style, with rich hardwoods and magnificent cloudforest views. Inside, you'll feel like you're in the Swiss Alps, as its mountain decor and spacious suites showcase one of the newest lodges in Monteverde. Owned and operated by Costa Ricans, you can't get any closer to the cloudforest reserve than this acclaimed lodge. Recent Wild Planet trips were delighted by a nesting pair of Resplendent Quetzals only 50 meters from our panoramic windows!

Hotel Montana

Located on a ridge with spectacular views of the Gulf of Nicoya, this recently remodeled mountain lodge features spacious, comfortable rooms, many with jacuzzi tubs. Behind the lodge is a pond that attracts bellbirds and many of Monteverde's most famous animals and birds -- a wildlife lover's delight!

MANUEL ANTONIO

Parador Resort & Spa

Parador Resort & Spa is built high above the sweeping Pacific coastline on 12 acres of wildlife-rich tropical rainforest. The epitome of responsible luxury, Parador has earned multiple awards including Costa Rica’s Leading Resort 2011 (World Travel Awards), the 5-Leaf Sustainability Award issued by the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) and, most recently, the prestigious Platinum Level “Leader in Sustainable Tourism” Adrian Award from HSMAI and National Geo Traveler.


The resort features well-appointed rooms, several restaurants featuring diverse menus, multiple bars and lounges, a world-class spa, a tennis court, three ocean-view pools.

Villas Nicolas (Alternate Lodge)

Ideally situated in a quiet, secluded area of Manuel Antonio, Villa Nicolas's comfortable rooms are surrounded by tropical gardens and visited by pleasant ocean breezes. A pool, outdoor bar and restaurant give this a relaxed ocean villa vibe.

PUERTO JIMENEZ

Cabinas Jimenez (Alternate Lodge)

Located directly on the Gulfo Dulce (the "Sweet Gulf") on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Each Cabina features air-conditioning, fans, private bathrooms, wi-fi, mini-fridge, and coffee maker. All the rooms are uniquely decorated with local artwork. As a Guest, you have free use of Kayaks & Bikes, or you can just relax poolside and enjoy the scenery.

Las Islas Lodge

This delightful and authentic Costa Rican family-owned lodge is the newest lodge in Puerto Jimenez. Wildlife is abundant with various species of monkeys, Iguanas, Scarlet Macaws, Toucans, and other exotic birds. Puerto Jimenez is the last "frontier town" before venturing deep into Corcovado National Park, and Las Islas makes it feel just like home!

CORCOVADO

Luna Lodge

Travel & Leisure Magazine named Luna Lodge one of the "Top 25 Eco-lodges in the World." We can't say enough about this world-class eco-lodge. The incredibly remote location, 4-star service, attention to beauty and aesthetics, breathtaking open-air yoga structure, massage, and even after-dinner salsa dancing are why Luna generates regular rave reviews by the likes of Conde Nast and the Discovery Channel. But nothing can describe the tangible feeling of peace you will notice immediately upon arrival, and will linger long after you depart.

Laguna Vista Villas (Alternate Lodge)

Overlooking Playa Carate and a freshwater lagoon, LagunaVista lodge is a gateway to Corcovado National Park, one of the most bio-diverse places on our planet and a popular area for eco-tourists. LaguaVista's Mediterranean style villas are solar powered and eco-friendly, providing conscientious accommodations in a luxury setting. From your villa deck, take in the panoramic views of the rainforest, lagoon, beach, ocean and sky.

DOMINICAL

Cuna del Angel

Cuna del Angel (Angel's cradle) Hotel is an exclusive and cozy boutique hotel amidst an exuberant tropical forest in Costa Rica, in the lobby of the Earth's most ecologically diverse area. Astonishing views, all along the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, are the red carpets that lead the way to this intimate and warm construction in Colonial and Native Costa Rican style; a celebration of the encounter of cultures, where the best of both worlds meet, keeping the glamor and elegance of a modern world, and evoking the spiritual world of the indigenous cultures that inhabited our small yet rich country.

SAN JOSE

Hotel Buena Vista

A lovely boutique resort located 15 minutes from the International airport. Set in lush mountains, with incredible views of the Poas, Barva and Irazú volcanoes, the Central Valley, tropical forests and coffee plantations.

Trapp Family Lodge Alajuela

The Trapp Family Country Inn is located only 1 mile from Juan Santamaria International Airport. They offer comfortable accommodations along with genuine family service in a peaceful atmosphere. This colonial style hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens with centenary fig trees. From the private balcony of your room, in the terrace or by the pool, you will enjoy nature and relax with the musical sound of the birds. A true oasis in the middle of the city.

Xandari

A great value for a little more upscale lodge, Xandari Resort & Spa is a tropical paradise of 24 individually designed villas nestled on a 40 acre plantation overlooking the Central Valley of Costa Rica, and only 20 minutes from the San Jose International Airport. Stroll through botanic gardens interspersed with sculpture. A wide range of plants are identified. Hike over 4 kilometers of private scenic trails to intimate river vistas and dramatic waterfalls. Visit our orchid house and greenhouse or relax and spend a day in our pools and spa.

 

Costa Rica Departures

Costa Rica-Ultimate Wildlife 14-Day EcoTour

Jun 23, 2018 - Jul 06, 2018 14-days $5,298
Jun 30, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018 14-days $5,298
Jul 07, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018 14-days $5,298
Jul 14, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 14-days $5,298
Jul 21, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018 14-days $5,298
Jul 28, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 14-days $5,298
Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 28, 2018 14-days $5,498
Dec 22, 2018 - Jan 04, 2019 14-days $5,498
Dec 26, 2018 - Jan 08, 2019 14-days $5,498

*Pricing in blue reflects peak week/high season departure

**Pricing for the above scheduled group departure dates are subject to the minimum numbers of travelers for scheduled departures, which is indicated in the “Pricing Details” link at the top of this page. Any departure — whether scheduled or private — with less than the minimum group size will still be guaranteed to depart, but at the private “go-on-your-own” rates which require a minimum of only 2 travelers. We will also extend the lower group rate even for private departures not listed above, as long as the minimum group size is met.

This Trip's Exclusive Wildlife Features:

Choose Your Costa Rica Travel Style! Any of our wildlife adventures are also available as fully customizable private trips, honeymoons or family wildlife adventures.
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We're Wild for Wildlife...
  • Unparalleled Wildlife Viewing - It's normal for us to see 10-25 sloths and 5-15 troops of monkeys, plus rare wildlife - in one hike on our second day!
  • Remote & Less-Traveled Destinations - For the widest variety of wildlife experiences and best chance for up-close encounters, without crowds.
  • Interact with Animals, Wildlife Experts & Scientific Researchers - At world famous Sloth Sanctuary, La Selva Biological Preserve, and Proyecto Asis.
  • Special Wildlife Activities - Night hikes for nocturnal animals, sea-kayaking with dolphins, snorkeling at night in the bioluminescence and more.
We're Wild for Wildlife...
  • Unparalleled Wildlife Viewing - It's normal for us to see 10-25 sloths and 5-15 troops of monkeys, plus rare wildlife - in one hike on our second day!
  • Remote & Less-Traveled Destinations - For the widest variety of wildlife experiences and best chance for up-close encounters, without crowds.
  • Interact with Animals, Wildlife Experts & Scientific Researchers - At world famous Sloth Sanctuary, La Selva Biological Preserve, and Proyecto Asis.
  • Special Wildlife Activities - Night hikes for nocturnal animals, sea-kayaking with dolphins, snorkeling at night in the bioluminescence and more.
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