Costa Rica and Cuba
All the accommodation on this tour has been selected for its high service standards and quality facilities. You can relax after a busy day of sightseeing or take advantage of your accommodation’s superb location and explore the latest stop on your itinerary. You’ll stay in a charming colonial homestay property, sleek city hotel and rainforest lodges shared by countless exotic birds.
Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If a listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be booked within the same hotel category without surcharge/reduction. If no hotel in same category available, we reserve the right to apply a surcharge for any higher category or a reduction for any lower category.
HAVANA: CASA HAVANA 19
Located within a beautiful Old Havana colonial building, Casa Havana 19 is one of Cuba’s “casa particular” accommodations, essentially homestays or B&Bs where you stay in private room within a family home. This first-floor apartment offers two airy bedrooms with king-sized beds, air conditioning, a fan, a safety deposit box, a minibar, a hair dryer and a large ensuite bathroom. The property boasts a lovely communal living room with typical Cuban rocking chairs - perfect for winding down after a busy day in Old Havana. Casa Havana 19 sits on a quiet residential street just a 5-minutes away from some of Havana's top attractions (including the Museum of the Revolution, the Bodeguita del Medio, and Plaza Vieja).
SAN JOSÉ: ALOFT SAN JOSÉ HOTEL
Aloft San José is modern and upbeat hotel in one of the hippest parts of town. Its light and bright rooms feature air-conditioning, a LCD television with cable, coffee and tea-making facilities and free high-speed WiFi access. Bathrooms are equipped with hair-dryers and Bliss® toiletries. Restaurants and bars can be found nearby, alternatively you can visit Aloft's stylish bar, lounge & restaurant or self-serve gourmet pantry.
SARAPIQUÍ: SELVE VERDE LODGE & RAINFOREST RESERVE
This legendary private rainforest reserve is known as pioneer in Costa Rica’s thriving eco-tourism movement. It incorporates and protects 300-acres of primary rainforest and 200-acres of secondary rainforest. Accommodation is simple without compromising on comfort. The secluded bungalows (included in this package) feature air-conditioning, ceiling fans and screened windows as well a mini fridge and coffee maker. Each boasts its own patio area, ideal for catching glimpses of passing wildlife – particularly the colourful birds that frequent this area. The private bathrooms are equipped with hot water. Amongst the lush greenery and tropical flowers, you can find a swimming pool, restaurant and a bar with a large terrace overlooking the rainforest. Complementary guided bird-watching tours are available daily.
TORTUGUERO: PACHIRA LODGE
Surrounded by scenic canals and just five minutes away from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, Pachira Lodge immerses its visitors in the beauty of Costa Rica. Bungalow-style rooms, an open-air restaurant, lively bar, pool and sundeck can be found across the lush all-inclusive retreat which is spread across 34 acres. The spacious rooms have a vibrant, earthy decor, ceiling fan and private bathroom with hot water. A buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Wi-Fi at the front desk.
ARENAL: ARENAL MANOA
Rest and relax in the shadow of Arenal Volcano at this modern and elegant resort. Each of the modern suites features air-conditioning, a flat-screen television, a minifridge, a coffeemaker, colourful artwork, a furnished terrace and breathtaking views of the volcano. The hotel sits amongst vast gardens and pastures and comes equipped with its own outdoor pool with wet bar, a spa and hot-tubs filled with natural hot spring water. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of the spacious, scenic grounds for walking and meditation. Free Wi-Fi throughout.