Join OT as we explore the Nicoya Peninsula - a lesser travelled region filled with jungles and glittering coastlines (without the crowds).
+ Our home base is a quaint jungle-lodge (also home to a wildlife rescue centre: @wildsunrescue)
+ Day trips like waterfall hikes, beach bar hangs, and a local craft brewery
+ 1 surf class (with option to add on 1 more class for the week)
+ 1 yoga class (with option to add on 4 more classes for the week)
+ Plenty of time to relax and explore the area on your own.
Towns visited: Cabuya, Montezuma, Santa Teresa, Mal Pais. Learn more about these places.
Start location: San Jose Airport (SJO), Costa Rica. Please note, as this itinerary is mostly outdoors and subject to weather conditions we will require you to go with the flow, and be flexible!
DAY 1 | Arrive at SJO airport and catch a domestic flight to Tambor Airport. Transfer to Jungle Lodge . Unpack, relax + Welcome drink + Orientation
DAY 2 | Montezuma Waterfall Hike & lagoon Swim + Free time to explore the chilled out town of Montezuma.
DAY 3 | Explore Isla de Cabuya (Cemetery Island) + Visit a local jam & coconut oil maker + free time + sunset in Mal Pais
DAY 4 | Morning yoga class + Florida Falls & Churro Falls hike + Santa Teresa for sunset + surprise night out (spoiler: you'll love it.)
DAY 5 | Beer & butterflies + Free time + Reggae Night, Montezuma
DAY 6 | Free day! Opt to go Zip Lining, Chill at the Beach, Visit a Local Town, take a surf class.
DAY 7 | Sad goodbyes! Transfer to Tambor Airport. This trip will end upon your arrival at the SJO airport. Travellers are responsible for booking their own international flight onward.Need to Know Details
The retreat property is nestled in the jungle, up on a hill top. Whether gazing upon jungle views from our gorgeous yoga deck, enjoying the ocean views from our infinity pool, or looking up at White-faced and Howler monkeys that grace our property on a daily basis, you'll feel like home in no time. The property is also home the the Wild Sun Animal Rescue Centre, which you are welcome to visit and help with tasks on your free time. Learn more about what you will be eating.
Simple, clean bungalow rooms. Each contain A/C, private bath, hot water, satellite tv, digital safe and mini fridge as well as boasting pool and ocean views. Single, double or triple occupancy. Please note that there are both new and original rooms on the property; while both options offer great stays, the newer rooms will be allocated first-booked.
Simple, clean accommodations with mosquito nets, fans and share a bathhouse with hot water showers. Double- occupancy. They face the ocean and exhibit stunning sunrises during the winter months.
- Internal roundtrip flights between SJO (San Jose) and Tambor (TMU) airport.
*The domestic flight to Tambor airport is included in this package, and will be arranged for you by a OT representative once you book. All you have to worry about is getting yourself to the San Jose International airport (SJO), and we will take care of the rest!
- Airport Pick-up and drop-off
- Meals: All Breakfasts | 4 Lunches | 6 Dinners
⇹ Montezuma Waterfall hike
⇹ Tour of the on-site animal rescue centre
⇹ Light hike to Isla de Cabuya (Cemetery Island)
⇹ 1 morning yoga class
⇹ 1 group surf class
⇹ Reggae Night hang out in Montezuma
⇹ Mountain-top pool bar hang out with 1-2 drinks per person (soda or alcoholic)
⇹ Visit El Chorro Falls + Florida Falls with lagoon swims
⇹Visit to a local entrepreneur to learn about the local coconut oil and marmalade business
⇹ Visit to Butterfly Brewing Co.: explore the gardens, learn about butterfly conservation and sip on one of their brews made in-house (fresh juice option, if preferred)
⇹ All transport in a private, air-conditioned vehicle
* International flights are not included in the tour price
4-CLASS YOGA: Start the day the right way, salute the sun each morning while gazing out over the jungle + ocean on the open-air yoga deck. In total you will have 5 classes (including the 1 included class) Learn more about our yoga package. (+$60 USD/$90 CAD)
1 EXTRA SURF CLASS: Whether your are a beginner or practiced surfer, classes are open to everyone who wants to embrace the pura vida lifestyle. In total, you will get 2 surf lessons (including the 1 included group class) Learn more about our surf package. (+$60 USD/$80 CAD)
SURF + YOGA PACKAGE: Book both and save $10. This is an incredible combo that will help you experience this trip to the fullest (and we promise that you'll have abs by the end.) (+$110 USD/ $135 CAD)
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