Costa Rica & Nicaragua tourThis is designed specifically for those flying into the Liberia International Airport instead of San Jose.
We have designed a complete itinerary including Costa Rica's beautiful North Pacific region and the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur. Relax, explore, and enjoy a beautiful coast is ideal for fishing, diving and surfing.
Our itinerary is ideal for those couples arriving to Liberia International Airport and wanting to take advantage of the short distance from Guanacaste to Nicaragua. We start with a night lodging at the Hilton Garden hotel next to the airport which allows you to arrive at late flights. Continue your dreamed honeymoon with 3 nights at the cozy Pelican Eyes hotel in San Juan del Sur. We will offer a one day tour to the cultural city of Granada and a boat ride to the Isletas. While staying at your hotel in San Juan del Sur you may take a sailing tour around this incredible Coast.
Continue with 2 nights lodging at Blue River hotel around Rincon de la Vieja Volcano where you will have the chance to relax at the natural hotsprings , steam and mud treatments from the volcano. We will offer a horseback riding tour within the property. Leave our country completely relaxed and full of wonderful memories.
ITINERARY: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Day 1: Liberia
Upon arrival to Liberia International Airport you will be taken to the Hilton Garden Hotel for one night lodging before starting your romantic getaway.
Day 2: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Breakfast included. Transportation to Nicaraguan border where a guide-driver from Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa will be waiting for you and will take you to their beautiful property located at San Juan del Sur. Welcome dinner included.
Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa is located in the charming fishing village of San Juan, a small and very nice village placed inside the bay with the same name that overlooks the pacific ocean 60 kms west of Granada and 24 Kms from Costa Rica's frontier. Enclosed by prehistoric volcanic hills, San Juan del Sur is characterized by a very broad beach of white sand, that is 3 Kms long, and with very good climate for the whole part of the year it permits to practice surf, underwater fishing, deep sea fishing and bathing.
Those who like walk around San Juan del Sur will find scenic vistas and wildlife sightings, the view from the top of the surrounding hills is breathtaking. A short walk up the bluff on the south side of San Juan del Sur's beach takes you to the lighthouse and William Walker's ruined fort. On the trail you'll see few people, out many fabulous
Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa offers a distinctive blend of gracious hospitality, local charm, architectural flair, and commitment to the community, all in a unique setting that blends harmoniously with the natural environment and local culture. Just two hours from the capital, Managua, one and a half hours from the colonial city of Granada and only 30 minutes from the border of Costa Rica.
Day 3: Granada
After breakfast, be prepared to enjoy a day tour to the colonial city of Granada and a boat tour to the Isletas.Las Isletas is an archipelago of 365 little volcanic islands (one for each day of the year) situated inside Cocibolca Lake, 3 Km. far from Granada city. All these islands are luxuriant, rich in fauna and flora, especially in water birds. You will enjoy a relaxing boat tour around the Isletas and a guided cultural tour around some of the most important attractions of Colonial City of Granada.
Day 4: Pelican Eyes
Breakfast included. Today you have a day at leisure to enjoy at this natural paradise. We suggest taking the sunset sailing tour offered as an optional activity by the hotel, relaxing at the beach or pamper yourself with a spa treatment.
Spa Casa Tranquila: Experience a sanctuary of complete body renewal. Tucked into a lush nook on our expansive Nicaraguan hillside resort, Casa Tranquila is a calming space shaded by natural flora. This Central America spa exists for your relaxation, recovery and comfort. Ourtherapists are highly skilled in the latest massage and body care techniques, so plan a visit during your San Juan Del Sur vacation.
Day 5: Rincon de la Vieja-Costa Rica
After breakfast, a driver from Pelican Eyes will take you back to the Costa Rican Border where a van will be waiting for you at the other side of the border. Transportation to the beautiful region of Rincon de la Vieja. Lodging will be offered in the stunning Blue River Hotel & Hot Springs Resort for 2 nights, all meals included. Upon arrival, you'll be warmly greeted, offered a snack, and then begin getting organized for your Blue River adventure. Blue River Resort and Hot Springs is about experiencing authentic Costa Rica travel. The hotel’s hot springs feature spectacular natural mineral “green” hot spring pools – and that’s just the beginning. There is a large fresh water pool & bullet slide, the spa, botanical gardens, butterfly farm, iguana and frog pond and much more. Set out on several authentic eco Costa Rica adventure tours, all nearby. Eco-tours include visits to gorgeous blue volcanic rivers and waterfalls by horseback, nature walks, rappelling waterfalls and much more. The breadth of eco-nature tours will amaze you.
The Guanacaste region is also known for its active volcanoes, tropical dry forests (this is one of the driest areas in Costa Rica), wildlife reserves and national parks. , Rincon de la Vieja National Park is located 27 kilometers to the northeast of the city lf Liberia. With an extension of a little more than 14 thousand hectares, this national park includes the massif in which Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is located. It has two sectors: Las Pailas and Santa Maria. It boasts nine cones and one lake: Los Jilgueros.
Discover an unspoiled paradise in Costa Rica's mountain rain forest, surrounded by jungles, grand waterfalls and blue volcanic rivers. Enjoy health giving natural mineral "green" hot springs in gorgeous pools, botanical gardens and much more. Yet this lush rainforest resort is close by - just over an hours drive from Liberia, Guanacaste along the Caribbean side of Rincon de la Vieja National Park. While there, be introduced to a truly amazing opportunity at Blue River Estate.
Day 6: RINCON DE LA VIEJA
A delicious breakfast is included. During your stay at this amazing place, you will enjoy a diverse range of activities. Today we are offering you a horseback ride to the nearby waterfalls. We start from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs on horseback or via car through rainforest trails, lush pastures, plantations and across rivers. Upon seeing the Penjamos River you'll be amazed at the breathtaking volcanic blue color and mineral stone bottom. Here, we begin a short hike along the Penjamos River and in through rainforest trails. Notice the extensive biodiversity including highland birds which are difficult to see elsewhere. There will be opportunities to soak in the river; experience the waterfalls and the unique natural water slides that spill into pools. Relax and enjoy your swim. Coffee, beverages and lunch are included.
Day 7: Departure
Breakfast and private land transportation to the International Airport, Liberia; in order to take your flight back home.
- 1 night Hilton Garden Inn , airport transfer
- Round trip Private transfer to Nicaraguan border
- Round trip Private transfer to San Juan del Sur
- 3 nights- 4 days at Pelican Eyes , ocean view studio,
- welcome dinner
- One day visit to Granada city and Isletas, lunch
- 2 nights lodging at the Blue River Hotel, meals included.
- Horseback ride to the nearby waterfalls, including lunch and beverages..
- Private land transportation to the Liberian International Airport.
- All hotel taxes
Additional costs: Nicaraguan exit tax. Costa Rica Exit tax $26.00. International Airfare is not included.
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