San Jose, Pacific Coast and Poas Volcano, Costa Rica

Mystic Highlands and Volcanoes to Tropical Beaches

Explore Costa Rica from the breathtaking highlands to the beaches of the South Pacific and the Poas Volcano area.

In the highlands you will enjoy amazing scenery and share some time with a local family on  their sustainable farm. You will have an opportunity to, milk cows, harvest food, and feed the trout and while participating in the daily lives of the Seelye family.

After the farm stay you will move towards 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 at Dominical Beach where you will have the opportunity to relax, go on a mangrove tour, and enjoy the tranquility of a small Costa Rican surfer town.

You will finish your trip by visiting the Poas Volcano; one of Costa Rica´s most active volcanoes.

Right for You?

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Active Adventure

Languages

English and Spanish
You will have english-speaking guides for all your tours and activities!

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Beach, Mountains and Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
Plan your trip to Costa Rica

One of our local experts will make this the perfect trip for you!

Customize this trip

Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Visit a sustainable farm in the highlands
  • Eat delicious local cusine
  • Visit an Indigenous community
  • Learn how to make chocolate
  • Carve your own ancestral wooden mask
  • Relax on beautiful beaches

Details

Schedule

Fly into San Jose airport on Day 1 to begin your trip!

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

7 Nights Boutique Hotel and Eco Lodge

Guide

Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)
Delicious home-cooked meals at many of your stops! Veggie, Vegan and Gluten-free options are available prior notification. Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner

Transport

Private van and Other local transport

Traveler Reviews

None Yet!
If you've been here, please tell us about it!  

Your Local Host

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.

Read the Full Story

Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
You will fly into the San Jose International airport where transport will be waiting to take you to your first hotel!
map marker

Keep Exploring