Providencia to Uvita to Arenal, Costa Rica

Indigenous Community, Volcano & Beach Adventure

Explore Costa Rica from the breathtaking highlands to the beaches of the South Pacific and the Arenal volcano area. Stay in a local lodge and get to know a rural community full of people wanting to share their knowledge on sustainable farming, medicinal plants, and handcrafts made of recycled material. Continue to the South Pacific and the Terraba indigenous community. They are one of the last remaining Indigenous peoples in Costa Rica, and you will have the opportunity to experience their local culture, while participating in some workshops to make chocolate or a wooden mask. Spend a few days in on the Pacific Coast where you will have the opportunity to relax, go on a mangrove tour, and enjoy the tranquility of a small Costa Rican beach town. You will finish your trip by visiting the Arenal Volcano; one of Costa Rica´s most active volcanoes. Feel the welcoming and kind spirit of locals in this itinerary while getting a daily rush of adrenaline.

Right for You?

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Active Adventure and Connect with Nature

Languages

English and Spanish
English speaking local & specialized guides during all activities.

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Forest, National Park, Ocean, Rainforest, Volcano, Rural Communities and Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Share time with locals at a rural community
  • Eat delicious local cuisine
  • Visit an Indigenous community
  • Learn how to make chocolate
  • Carve your own ancestral wooden mask
  • Relax on beautiful beaches
  • Kayak & snorkeling at Marino Ballena National Park
  • Horseback riding

Details

Schedule

Fly into San José to start your trip

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

7 Nights Eco Lodge, Community Lodge and Luxury Lodge

Guide

Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)
You will be eating traditional regional Costa Rican dishes and local treats on your trip. In some cases the meals will be home cooked by a local family. Veggie, Vegan and Gluten-free options are available prior notification. Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, BB=Box Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner

Transport

Private car and Private van

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MARO Experiences

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

A local travel agency that specializes in connecting travelers to Costa Rica's nature and cultures. Their goal is to create authentic experiences for travelers that contribute to sustainable growth for local communities.

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Getting There

Fly into San José International Airport to start your trip!
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