At night we can take an optional taxi boat in to town and dance or karaoke with the locals.
Vacation Day 4 - Monday: Tortuguero - Arenal Eat an early breakfast before we board the boats back to Caño Blanco port where our private transfer takes us to the Arenal Area.
After lunch at the El Ceibo restaurant, we continue to La Fortuna and get our first full view of the majestic Arenal Volcano.
It is considered one of the ten most active volcanoes in the world.
At the end of the walk savour some local fresh fruits and refreshments.
Enjoy the remainder of the day on the white sand beaches that stretch for miles along the coastline from Manuel Antonio Park, providing numerous options for surfing, sunning, kayaking and parasailing.
It is a short walk into the forest to the 230' high waterfall. Our tubing course is about 500 meters long in total but you can choose to run just the lower section which is only about 180 meters and maintains total visibility to our open viewing area to make you feel more comfortable.Trails are in excellent condition with railings on the steps and in some cases slices of tree trunks creating a lily pond like path to keep people from walking through mud.Then we transfer from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio where we check into our full-service hotel, The Parador Resort and Spa.Vacation Day 7 - Thursday: Monteverde - Manuel Antonio Before we depart Monteverde we will hike in the reserve for a few hours.Elevation ranges from 600 meters above sea level to 1800 meters on isolated peaks.It's time for swimming or pool side sunning and we have three options, all overlooking the gleaming turquoise Pacific: choose from the beautiful centrally-located infinity pool with swim-up bar and terrace restaurant, our secluded adult-only pool, or the infinity pool with waterfall and Jacuzzi.Vacation Day 8 - Friday: Manuel Antonio Sleep late or see how many different kinds of flora and fauna you can spot in a 2 ½ hour morning nature walk.After lunch back at the lodge we head into Tortuguero town and the Caribbean Conservation Center.The town of Tortuguero has a fairly basic life style.Vacation Day 3 - Sunday: Tortuguero After breakfast our group will explore by boat the National Park of Tortuguero which shelters a fabulous array of wildlife.There are unusually large populations of monkeys, amphibians, birds, including the great green macaw, fish and three species of marine turtles.Also, if you want to get married, remember, Roman Catholicism is the official state religion - only that church's marriages are legally recognized by the government. Spanish Eyes is the oldest and number one Introduction, Dating and Matrimonial Agency in Costa Rica.Any persons wishing to wed outside of the Catholic church must hire a lawyer who will perform and then register their civil wedding for them. We feature Latin Women from Costa Rica, Colombia, Nicaragua and Peru.Resident fauna include the tapir, ocelot, jaguars, collared peccaries, river otters, sloth, grisons, frogs, toucans, and the fascinating bulldog bats which feed on fish.