• Waterfall, Costa Rica

Itinerary Summary

11 Days
Costa Rica
Duration Price When Destination Type
11 Days £4495 Jul-Mar Costa Rica Tailor-Made
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Ultimate Costa Rica Honeymoon

A sublime journey through the jungles and beaches of Costa Rica, with amazing activities and the perfect accommodation for couples. Combine relaxing on stunning beaches with hiking and white water rafting to get your adrenaline pumping.

Costa Rica has long been one of the leading lights in adventure ecotourism and is a great location for an action-packed honeymoon. This 10 day adrenaline-fuelled journey combines rustic lodges, plenty of activities and stunning beaches for the ultimate honeymoon getaway. Raft raging rapids through dense rainforest, zip through the canopy on cables and abseil down waterfalls to get your heartbeat pumping. With lodges nestled deep in tropical rainforests the flora and fauna is bountiful; observe monkeys and sloths in the treetops, as well as macaws and other exotic birds, this is ecotourism at its best.



What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Explore the bustling Osa Peninsula; four species of monkeys can be found here!
  • Hike through the private reserve of Selva Bananito and along the river.
  • Enjoy a wide variety of watersports on the Pacuare River.
  • Go in search of wildlife in the rainforest on horseback.

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An 11-day honeymoon safari exploring the highlights of Costa Rica

from £4,495 per person, excluding international flights

Day by day

Day by day

Day 1

Arrive San Jose

On arrival in San Jose you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your stylish hotel for your overnight stay, where you can relax, recuperate from your flight and look forward to your imminent adventures.

Overnight: Grano de Oro

Day 2

San Jose - Pacuare River

Today your adrenaline-packed adventure starts, as you prepare for next two days crashing down the white water of the famous Pacuare River. You will be collected in the early morning and transferred to the entry point of the river. Here, you will enjoy a typical Costa Rican breakfast en route. After a safety briefing, it’s life jackets on, and after an hour and a half of class III rapids you arrive to your exotic jungle eco-lodge buried deep in tropical rainforest.

Overnight: Pacuare Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 3

Ziplining through the canopy

Awake to the soothing sounds of the jungle and nearby river giving you a real sense of being at one with nature. Today you embark on an adrenaline-fuelled adventure through the rainforest canopy. Enjoy the exotic beauty of the rainforest as you zip from tree to tree through the canopy on cables. This exhilarating experience is something that you will never forget. Return to the lodge for an afternoon of rest and relaxation.

Overnight: Pacuare Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4

Rafting on the Pacuare river

After a hearty breakfast, it’s back to another action-packed day on the water, as you ride the raging rapids of the Pacuare River (this time Class IV). The river meanders through primordial rainforest and steep gorges providing habitat to a huge variety of birds and mammals. If you are lucky you will observe monkeys and sloths in the canopy as you float downstream. At the river take-out you will have the chance to wash and change before transferring to Selva Bananito lodge.

Overnight: Selva Bananito (B, L, D)

Day 5

Selva Bananito

Nestled in the virtually untouched region of the Talamanca Mountains, Selva Bananito is one of Costa Rica’s leading examples of ecotourism. Their private reserve acts as an important buffer zone for the International Park La Amistad and is brimming full of biodiversity. Today you will enjoy an adventure tour hiking up the Bananito riverbed, jumping into rock pools and abseiling down a waterfall. This is truly action-packed day.

Overnight: Selva Bananito (B, L, D)

Day 6

Selva Bananito

Today is free day as there are no activities planned. There are plenty of things to keep you occupied during your stay from hiking and horse riding in the rainforest, to bird watching or tree climbing to gain a bird’s eye view of the canopy. Whatever you decide to do you will not be disappointed.

Overnight: Selva Bananito (B)

Day 7

Selva Bananito - Osa Peninsula

Today your eco-adventure takes you across to the Pacific Coast to the Osa Peninsula – a brilliantly off-the-beaten-track part of Costa Rica. With spectacular views over the last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica and on to the glistening ocean, it is hard to imagine paradise as anything but this.

Overnight: Lapa Rios (B, L, D)

Days 8-9

Osa Peninsula

Spend the next two days enjoying the pristine beauty of 1000-acre Lapa Rios private reserve on the Osa Peninsula. The Osa Peninsula is the only place in Costa Rica where you will encounter four species of monkey with the squirrel, spider, white-face capuchin and the notoriously noisy howler monkey. It is also a prime location for bird watching. Choose from a number of included activities in your stay; the early bird tour in search of birds and mammals or the Golpho Dulce tour in search of dolphins are just some of the exciting options.

Overnight: Lapa Rios (B, L, D)

Day 10

Osa Peninsula - San Jose

Today you get the chance of to lie in before your late transfer connecting you with your flight back to San Jose. You will arrive late afternoon with a little time to reflect on your journey into the extraordinary, as tomorrow, you will return home, tanned, relaxed and refreshed.

Overnight: Grano de Oro (B)

Day 11

Depart San Jose

Today you say goodbye to Costa Rica and return to the airport to catch your international flight home.



This is a tailor-made Costa Rica wildlife honeymoon safari. For information on honeymoon safaris in Costa Rica, read through our specific Costa Rica Honeymoon Safaris page.



A tailor-made safaris is one designed specifically for you, around your taste, budget, people travelling, interests and more. This itinerary is just an example and can be refined and changed to make it perfect for you

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