Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodations: El Mangroove Hotel
Departure Toward Guanacaste
Enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel before departing on a motor coach for breathtaking Guanacaste. Named after Costa Rica's national tree that's also known as the "elephant-ear tree," this sun-kissed province is famous for its dry tropical forest, sparkling shorelines, exciting water sports and superb bird watching—with over 250 bird species!
Tenorio River Whitewater Rafting*/ Float Trip**
On your way to Guanacaste, make an adventurous stop at the Tenorio River. Shoot down the roaring rapids and bob over the gushing waters. During smoother sections of the river, take in the lush scenery as you glide by a forest full of exotic birds and animals. Enjoy a rafting adventure in Class II - Class III rapids. Or if you prefer, choose a serene float trip on gentle waters.
Lunch with a Scenic River View
If you have gone on either the whitewater adventure or a scenic float along the Tenorio River, top it off with a tasty picnic lunch on the riverbank. If you've gone floating on the Corobici River, stop for a private lunch at the Rincón Corobici restaurant.
Welcome Reception at El Mangroove Resort in Guanacaste
Take in the ocean views at Papagayo Bay as your Adventure Guides check you into this spectacular resort located on a natural mangrove and surrounded by luscious tropical scenery. Then join fellow Adventurers for a drink at a Welcome Reception.
Adult Dinner in the Hotel
Dine at the hotel restaurant featuring creative contemporary cuisine made from fresh local ingredients.
Junior Adventurers Dinner and Movie Night
While the adults dine, Junior Adventurers can join Adventure Guides for their own meal of kid-friendly fare. After dinner, Junior Adventurers can enjoy a private Disney movie presentation at the hotel.*For white water rafting, you must be at least 10 years old. In some cases, exceptions can be made for 8- and 9-year olds. Please contact a Vacationista for more information.
** Floating is available on either the Tenorio River or the Corobici River, depending on the water levels.