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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Trip: 10 Days

from $1,070USD
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Endless Summer Roadtrip

We road-trip through Costa Rica's famous Nicoya region, beginning in the north in Tamarindo to hit up some amazing surf breaks perfect for beginners and experts before heading south down the coast to the chill surf town of Santa Teresa.

Our time on the coast will be spent surfing a ton, partying a ton, enjoying life on the beach and experiencing the 'Pura Vida' (good life) culture of the local Ticos!

Finishing off the trip in the mountain town of Monteverde in Costa Rica's cloud forests gives you the chance to see a whole other side of the country's beauty. In the high elevation jungles, you'll see gorgeous views and an array of exotic wildlife including sloths, coatis, monkeys and a huge array of Disney-like tropical birds!

The amazing sights and sounds of Costa Rica will follow you everywhere on this crazy fun road-trip and with tons of extra activities and stops along the way, there's an infinity of ways to enjoy this adventure!

I traveled with FnEZ on the 10-day endless summer trip in Costa Rica. Free & Easy definitely exceeded ALL expectations I had. The people whom you met and travel with are so easy going and friendly. I felt right at home with my group. Every day was awesome. We’d do one activity which was an amazing experience...and then the next day they offer another amazing experience that it’s hard to say which day was my favourite. I just want to say thanks to Free & Easy for putting so much care and attention into planning the trip so that it’s a great experience for us!

- Nikhil, January 2018

Itinerary

  • Day 1-2   (Playa Tamarindo)

    The group flight arrives in Liberia, and we take a shuttle transfer to Playa Tamarindo to meet up with the group. The following days will involve beach road trips, surf lessons (incl), frisbee, hammock time and pacific sunsets!

  • Day 3-7   (Playa Santa Teresa)

    Road trip in our private coaster bus, Chocolito Express (AC, mini cooler and sound system), to the beautiful and tranquilo surf town of Playa Santa Teresa.

    Spend a day on a short road trip to Montazuma (incl) where you can hike to two waterfalls, take a dip in a natural swimming pool and cliff jumping!

    Spend the rest of your days in Santa Teresa with optional activities like surfing, fishing, horseback riding, beach parties, and infinity pool parties overlooking the pacific coastline!

  • Day 8-9   (Monteverde)

    Roadtrip via our Chocolito Express, including a beautiful ferry ride across the Pavon Bay (incl), and into Costa Rica’s cloud forest mountains! Stay at our guesthouse with a view across the valley of Monteverde.

    Optional activities include ziplining (the longest in Latin America with one zip over 1.5 kms!), waterfall rappelling or a coffee plantation tour!

  • Day 10   (Alajuela, San José)

    Get ready for one last roadtrip aboard our Chocolito Express with a morning option to do the biggest bungee jump in Latin America (over 500m above the cloud forest).

    Spend the night at Alajuela Backpackers (AC incl) with nearby access to San Jose’s airport for the next day’s departures.

Please note: The above itinerary is subject to change. A confirmed Free & Easy trip itinerary with exact routing will be provided at least 30 days prior to trip departure.

IMPORTANT: If you are doing a combo trip and booking your own flights, please contact us to confirm the start and end point of your trip.

What's included?

  • Accommodation (Central Trips)
    • Accommodation for the duration of your Free & Easy experience
    • Rooms will be a mixture of 2-6 person rooms throughout the trip
  • Transportation
    • All group travel between destinations
    • If you are doing multiple trips, all travel & accommodations between combo trips is included in the price listed
    • Return international flights and airport transfers*** (No surprise extra flight surcharges)

    ***Land Package prices do not include your international flight, airport taxes or transfers

  • Leaders
    • Knowledgeable and fun Free & Easy leaders
    • 17 years of trip leading experience
    • No commissions or gratuities required or accepted... ever!
    • Preparations guidebook
    • Trip Experience guidebook
  • Activities: Costa Rica (10 Days)
    • 4 destinations and beautiful beaches.
    • Surf Breaks along the Pacific Coast
    • Transport and Entrance to the Montezuma Waterfalls (Hike, Swim & Cliff jumping)
    • Personal driver along with our ‘Chocolito Express’ microbus for our entire roadtrip
    • Half-day surf experience (food, beverages, boards, instructors, and photographer included)
    • Mountain Top Infiniti Pool Party (entrance and dinner)
    • Local Home-cooked dinner & salsa lesson
  • Optional Activities: Costa Rica (10 Days)
    • Horseback riding on the beach
    • Partying in Tamarindo
    • Bungee jumping
    • Coffee, Chocolate & Sugar cane plantation tour
    • Rappel down a waterfall
    • Deep-sea Fishing
    • Snorkeling
    • Night Hike tour 
    • Mountian top Cloud Forest Hike
    • ATV Tour thought Clound forest and local comunity 
    • Sunset Catamaran Cruise
    • Inclusive group dinner cooked by Leaders and Group members
    • Latin America’s longest zip line
    • SUP boarding
    • Scuba diving
    • Painting class
    • and so much more! If you're interested in something that isn't on the list just ask us, if it's possible we will find you some options.  We are here to try and help you find your ideal trip!
  • Not Included
    • All meals and drinks (except those mentioned above)
    • Activities outside of the ones listed above (optional activities are not included)
    • Any Visa or Visa fees

    Find out how much spending money you will need here.

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