An escape into luxury and the country’s least visited destinations.

Costa Rica’s Road Less Traveled

An escape into luxury and the country’s least visited destinations.

Costa Rica’s Road Less Traveled

An escape into luxury and the country’s least visited destinations.

Costa Rica’s Road Less Traveled

8 Days - 7 Nights

Costa Rica’s Road Less Traveled

Liberia | Upala | Rincón de la Vieja | Panama Beach

Discover the road less travelled on this exquisite week-long vacation adventure. Tour Costa Rica’s Off the Beaten Path experience begins in the emerald Upala highlands where mysticism, nature, and opulence combine in one of the country’s most unique resorts. Next, you’ll enter a surreal landscape formed by the remarkable Rincón de la Vieja Volcano. Brimming with hot springs, bubbling lagoons of healing clay mud, cascading waterfalls, and unspoiled nature. Your final destination is nestled on the Gulf of Papagayo’s Golden Coast, where warm sands, swaying palms, and hidden coral reefs await your arrival.

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Day by Day

Day / Service   Description
Day 1
Arrival in Costa Rica – Upala and leisure
  Upon arrival at the Liberia International Airport you’ll be met by a Tour Costa Rica representative and transferred in an air-conditioned minibus into the verdant northern mountains of Upala and your exquisite accommodations. Origins Luxury Lodge is an experience in itself, where the natural world is captured in refined elegance.


Day 2
Upala – Leisure
  Wake to a gourmet breakfast prepared by Origin’s expert chefs before discovering everything the estate has to offer. From a therapeutic spa, to extensive organic gardens, horseback riding stables, fishing ponds, rare honey bees, and a breathtaking horizon pool – the Origins Lodge will keep you fascinated.


Day 3
Transfer to Rincón de la Vieja – Leisure
  After a relaxing morning in the dazzling Upala highlands it’s time to set out for the remarkable Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, located in central mountains of Guanacaste Province. Soak in the beautifully landscaped hot springs, indulge in a therapeutic spa treatment, or explore the resorts gardens.


Day 4
Rincón de la Vieja – National Park and leisure
  After a traditional Costa Rican breakfast, don your walking gear, binoculars, and camera and head into the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. The expedition will lead you deep into delicate ecosystems created by the mountain’s geothermal activity. Exotic wildlife and rare plants, waterfalls, and amazing bubbling mud lagoons await.


Day 5
Transfer to Playa Panama – Leisure
  Wake to cool breezes and bird song outside your bungalow door. Today, Tour Costa Rica will take you westward to Playa Panama Beach on the ruggedly beautiful northwest Pacific Coast’s secluded and serene Gulf of Papagayo. Enjoy gorgeous ocean views, stunning sunsets, and calm waters for swimming.


Day 6
Playa Panama – Beach Hopper Tour and leisure

Rise ready for sunshine and adventure. Today you’ll explore the “Golden Coast” by boat, home to Costa Rica’s rich and famous. Discover secluded white-sand beaches and hidden reefs for snorkeling. Your tour also includes paddle boards, wave boards, snorkeling equipment, and a delicious lunch and beverages.

Day 7
Playa Panama – Leisure
  Wake to a poolside breakfast scented with tropical breezes rolling off the Pacific. El Mangroove Hotel offers everything you need to enjoy a perfect day on the beach. Start with a private yoga class, then choose from kayaking, paddle boarding, surfing, or just sunbathing with a delicious tropical cocktail.


Day 8
Transfer to Liberia – Depart Costa Rica
  After a final seaside breakfast, gather your belongings and take the quick 20-minute transfer to the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, relaxed and rejuvenated for your flight home.




  • Hotels and tours are subject to availability until the official reservation is confirmed.
  • This Tour Costa Rica Off the Beaten Path Vacation Package is subject to arrival and departure from the Daniel Oduber (LIR) International Airport.


Liberia – Day 1

  • Meet and greet at the LIR Airport and private ground transfer to Origins Lodge.


Upala – Day 2

  • 3 Days/2 Nights full board lodging at Origins Luxury Lodge in a Double Occupancy Lodge Room.
  • Included tours: Wildlife Night Tour, Birdwatching, Medicinal Plants and Vegetable Garden Tour, Sensorial Pathways, Horseback Riding, Lagoon Fishing, and Yoga.


Rincón de la Vieja – Days 3 & 4

  • Private ground transportation from Upala to Rincón de la Vieja.
  • 3 Days/2 Nights at the Borinquen Mountain Resort & Spa (or similar) in a Double-Occupancy Standard Bungalow, a-la-carte breakfast, and use of the swimming pool and volcanic treatment areas, including thermal pools, a natural steam room, and volcanic mineral mud.
  • Hike through the majestic Rincón de la Vieja National Park – Las Pailas Trail.


Panama Beach – Days 5, 6 & 7

  • Private ground transportation from Rincón de la Vieja to Panama Beach
  • 4 Days/3 Nights at Hotel El Mangroove in a Double Bark Suite with breakfast, as well as use of the hotel’s paddle boards and bicycles.
  • Beach Hopping Boat and Snorkeling Tour.
  • Private ground transportation to LIR Airport in Liberia.


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Starting at US $2,805 per person
(based on double occupancy).


Liberia | Upala | Rincón de la Vieja | Panama Beach


Adventure | Volcano | Nature | Family | Hot Spring | Rafting | Canyoning