Wellness Travel Abroad

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

March 31 – April 5, 2024

$4,395

Moderate

Not the sort to watch the world go by? These packages are perfect if you enjoy getting out in the world and being on-the-go! Enjoy longer walking tours and days full of fun activities punctuated with time to rest.

Costa Rica, a land of astounding natural beauty and diverse landscapes, the perfect setting for a wellness journey like no other. Join Wellness Travel Abroad as we find tranquility nestled within the Alajuela province. This lush region provides a breathtaking backdrop for your transformative experience and where your adventure will be a harmonious mix of relaxation, self-discovery, and exploration. Begin this week with an intention-setting workshop which will set the stage for an immersive exploration of nature and self. Find a deeper connection as you explore Mistico Park and fuel your need to explore on a thrilling Safari Float along the Peñas Blancas River. Here within the forests and rivers of Costa Rica you will intimately connect with nature and the rich biodiversity of this region.

Yet, the pinnacle of your wellness voyage awaits at the rejuvenating EcoTermales Fortuna’s mineral-rich hot springs, which boasts a multitude of health benefits. These thermal waters are known for alleviating stress, anxiety, and circulation issues. Working wonders on various skin issues, releases muscle tension, and bolsters the immune system. Furthermore, the waters facilitate relaxation while activating the body’s stress management system, leading to a progressively more tranquil state of being. Throughout Costa Rica you will focus on the balance of relaxation, exploration, and personal growth that will be further enhanced by wellness workshops and revitalizing yoga sessions. Return home feeling reinvigorated, renewed, and enriched with the wisdom, cherished memories of this extraordinary Costa Rican adventure.

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Itinerary

DAY 1 – March 31 – Begin your journey as you land at Juan Santamaria International Airport, also known as the San Jose International Airport (SJO). Private transportation awaits to whisk you away to your La Fortuna accommodations in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica. Settle into your bungalow and share a delightful welcome dinner with your fellow travelers.

Please note: To fully partake in the day’s activities, we recommend scheduling your flight from the US to arrive by 2 pm on March 31.

DAY 2 – April 1 – Enjoy a day of rest. Kick off your mornings with a leisurely breakfast at your own pace, setting the tone for the day. Later, unite with your fellow adventurers for our engaging Intention Setting Workshop, a pivotal moment where you’ll map out the path to an enriching and transformative wellness journey. Following a delightful lunch, unwind with an afternoon of pure relaxation, whether through spa treatments, invigorating yoga sessions, or simply savoring downtime amidst the resort’s serene surroundings. As the day winds down, join your newfound friends for a delectable dinner at a local restaurant, where you’ll savor tradition and camaraderie.

DAY 3 – April 2 – Nestled in the Arenal Volcano foothills, La Fortuna is your gateway to a thrilling outdoor adventure, boasting volcanoes, waterfalls, and rainforests at your doorstep. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Costa Rica with a day-long exploration of three natural marvels. Hike around the Arenal Volcano, take a refreshing swim beneath the La Fortuna waterfall, and observe the vibrant wildlife while traversing the Arenal hanging bridges. Guided by a naturalist expert, this journey ensures a safe and fascinating experience as you explore the forest’s beauty, unveiling the mystic balance of life. Get ready for an unforgettable day of awe-inspiring encounters with Costa Rica’s unparalleled natural treasures.

DAY 4 – April 3 – Indulge in serenity as you explore the vast expanse of the largest man-made lake. A short 20-minute ride transports you to a haven where panoramic views of the volcano and the lake converge. This idyllic setting serves as the perfect backdrop for a brief safety speech and kayak instructions, ensuring you’re well-prepared to embark on a delightful rowing adventure. Get ready to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the lake, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes that enhance your kayaking experience.

DAY 5 – April 4 – Immerse yourself in the mineral-rich hot springs at EcoTemales Fortuna. These soothing waters offer relief from stress, anxiety, circulation issues. Here your stresses will melt away and you indulge in the natural wonders of this mineral spring. From muscle tension relief, immune system stimulation this experience offers an enhanced sense of well-being. The hot springs’ thermal fluctuations rejuvenate your metabolism and promote muscle relaxation while activating your body’s stress management system, delivering a gradual sense of relaxation and rejuvenation. Fully relaxed and restored, converge with your travel companions for a farewell dinner to celebrate a week of bliss in the Costa Rican jungle.

DAY 6 – April 5 – After breakfast, a private transfer will escort you back to Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) for your flight back to the US. Your flight will need to depart after 2 pm. 

*Please note that this is a tentative itinerary and it is subject to change.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 6 days & 5 nights accommodations
  • Single occupancy, boutique hotel
  • Airport transfers
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges guided tour
  • Guided Arenal Volcano tour
  • La Fortuna waterfall trip
  • Safari Float by kayak
  • Hot Springs day trip
  • Relaxing 60-minute massage included
  • Wellness Workshops
  • 3 Guided yoga sessions
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily group lunch
  • Daily group dinner
  • COVID antigen testing for USA re-entry, if applicable

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Roundtrip airfare from US to San Jose International Airport (SJO)
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • Optional excursions and tours not listed above
  • Gratuities and tips for personal services

Kay Jones

Host

Kay Jones, a retired Navy Officer with 28 years of service and is a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC), who focuses on helping amazing women thrive in their 40s and beyond. Her passion for travel and nature works hand in hand with reaching your body’s ultimate potential.

Travel Insurance

Your trip is a BIG investment. If you cannot afford to lose the money you have invested to travel, for whatever reason, WTA strongly recommends you consider travel insurance. We encourage you to do your due diligence by researching and finding the best plan for YOU.

Suggested Travel Insurance companies are below. Ensure you inquire about a “Cancel for Any Reason” plan.

 

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Additional Information

  • Traveler must make a NONREFUNDABLE deposit payment of $400 at time of registration to secure her spot.
  • Monthly minimum payment of $400 is required on the first of every month until paid in full to keep your reservations current.
  • Final payment must be made 90 days before the trip date.
  • A 50% refund can be requested prior to 6 months before the trip start date found in your invoice.
  • No refunds for cancellations within 6 months of the trip date found in your invoice.
  • A $250 penalty will be charged for any outstanding balance after the final payment date found in your invoice.
  • For inquiries, contact wtaadmin@womentravelabroad.com