Explore the rich biodiversity Costa Rica has to offer on this luxurious Costa Rica Quick Getaway. A perfect blend of nature, culture, and relaxation, this unique journey promises to delight your senses from Alajuela to Santa Teresa.

Costa Rica Quick Getaway

Suggested journey at a glance: 6 days/5 nights in Alajuela and Santa Teresa

This suggested Costa Rica Quick Getaway is just one way to experience Central America on your own customized Ker & Downey trip. Our designers are at their best when crafting a journey unique to you; so contact us to start planning and read on to see one example of what’s possible on a handcrafted trip.



Your Costa Rica Quick Getaway begins first in the jungles of Alajuela. Your remote mountainside lodge overlooking Lake Nicaragua and Tenorio Volcano is an unprecedented natural getaway featuring Michelin-starred cuisine and indulgent spa offerings.

While here, embark on a private guided hike to the Tapir Valley Nature Reserve, a 220-acre private rainforest reserve. This large swatch of land is yours to roam as you follow tapirs, hummingbirds, and pristine rivers. Additionally, visit a Sloth Farm Sanctuary near Bijagua.

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Santa Teresa

Next, it is time to continue your Costa Rica Quick Getaway along the beaches of Santa Teresa in Puntarenas. En route, do not miss a private boat tour of the Bebedero River and an exciting jungle safari through the wetlands of Palo Verde National Park. Because of its unique climate, wildlife and waterfalls abound.

Upon arrival in Santa Teresa, escape to your private beachfront bungalow at Nantipa. During your time at this exclusive ocean retreat, immerse yourself in luxury and natural beauty. Also set out on a private hiking tour of Cabo Blanco National Park, as well as a special Bioluminescence Boat Tour.After a few days of “pura vida,” you will not want to leave this vibrant and beautiful country. 

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