Costa Rica Dive, Beach and Volcano Loop
- Group size:
- Duration: 7 Nights/8 Days
- Start: Playa Hermosa, Saturday, 1 June 2024
- End: Arenal, Saturday, 8 June 2024
Go Deep Scuba
Welcome to Costa Rica!
Indulge in our enticing natural surroundings, delectable cuisine, and warm hospitality that combine to create an unforgettable experience, one that is certain to leave you yearning for a return visit in no time!
From enticing shark encounters to run ins with giant Manta Rays and large schools of fish, Costa Rica’s volcanic pinnacles are filled with pelagic life
Enjoy a stunning view of the colossal Volcano Arenal, rounded by an exotic tropical zone, lush foliage and magnificent scenery.
Relax and enjoy the Arenal volcanic hot springs fed pools, small natural waterfall and freshwater pools at Ecotermales
Driver will be waiting just outside doors after you clear customs and immigration and have collected your luggage. They will be wearing a Bill Beard’s Costa Rica shirt and holding a sign with your group name on it. If there is a large crowd outside the door, and you do not see them, please look to the right toward the end of the sidewalk.
5:00pm You will have a dive briefing and meet your dive coordinator. Please meet the dive staff in the Common area Landing on the 2nd Floor of the main hotel building to go over the weeks' diving and answer any questions you may have. Please bring your C-Card and any personal dive equipment that you would like set up on the boat the following day.
You will be diving with:
Rocket Frog Divers
506-8562-3340 (Dive Shop)
(506) 8834-6646 (cell)
Whatsapp and Phone From USA or Canada (315) 222-8801
The All Inclusive Villa Sol Hotel and Beach Resort is located on the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica at Hermosa Beach. Located on the hilltop overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, you will be amazed by the incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and stunning sunsets.
Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and with access to Hermosa Beach, this hotel is an excellent selection for any beach vacation.
This resort is only 35 minutes away from the Daniel Oduber Airport in Liberia. And just 4 hours away from the Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose.
Papagayo area offers a great variety of dive sites among them Tortuga, Argentina, Turning point and Fat point. The Pacific coast offers all dive levels going from calm areas to others with some current. Different species of rays, school of fish, sea horse, turtles and white tip sharks can be seen while exploring the underwater world of this region.
This activity includes tanks, weights, weight belt and snacks on board. Additional equipment is available directly at the dive shop.
What to Bring:
Bathing Suit, Towel, Certification Card (C Card), Dive Log, Any Personal Dive Equipment That You Will Be Using, Additional Clothes To Change Into After Diving,
Includes: Weights, Belt, Tanks,
Our journey begins with an early departure from Guanacaste, as we set off on a scenic drive towards the Arenal region. But this is no ordinary transfer – we've carefully curated an itinerary that combines convenience with immersion, allowing you to experience the very best of Costa Rica's natural treasures. Our first stop takes us deep into the heart of a rainforest, where a guided rainforest walk awaits. Be delighted by the sight of sloths leisurely hanging from tree branches, mischievous monkeys swinging through the canopy, and vibrantly colored frogs. Your knowledgeable local guide will share insights about these creatures and their habitat, providing you with a deeper understanding of the delicate ecosystem that sustains them. After this unforgettable encounter with wildlife, we'll refuel with a delicious local lunch, offering you a taste of Costa Rican flavors. As we approach the hotel nestled in the shadow of this majestic peak, you'll be greeted by breathtaking views and a warm Costa Rican welcome. Take a moment to settle into your comfortable accommodations before enjoying dinner onsite in the evening
Breakfast at your hotel. Your driver & guide will meet you at the hotel reception after you have checked out of your hotel to transfer to Arenal. After an easy drive that takes you along the outskirts of Liberia, the capital city of Guanacaste, you will be greeted by rolling hills and wide-open spaces.
Stop along the way to relax, stretch and enjoy a delicious, typical “Tico” lunch, served hot with a refreshing fruit drink. From here you will continue north on the Pan American highway and into the dense, lush hills that are home to sloths, monkeys. Blue Jean dart frogs and other colorful frogs like to hang out near the river banks, and you and your guide will have ample time to search for these natural wonders, because this unspoiled area is filled with wildlife, birds and plants. Please be checked out of your hotel and ready to depart with your luggage packed as we will not be returning to your Guanacaste hotel.
What to Bring:
Insect Repellent, Comfortable Clothes, Camera, Sunscreen, Binoculars, Walking Shoes, Hat,
Includes: Bilingual Certified Guide, Transportation,
Close the day with a flourish with dinner at the main restaurant of the Magic Mountain Hotel, a rich culinary experience that invites you to savor unique flavors, with unparalleled customer service, creating an unforgettable experience.
Includes: Entry, Main Dish, Dessert and Natural Drink.
Hotel Magic Mountain offers comfortable guestrooms and Deluxe Junior Suites, spectacular scenery, access to the swimming pools, hot water Jacuzzis and elevator with a panoramic view. The hotel also provides guests with a Spa, meeting and conference space, clearly one of Costa Rica’s most impressive venues for weddings and receptions. Not to mention the innovative international cuisine at Lina’s Restaurant, Magic Sports Bar and Margarita's Bar.
With a choice of day trips at the stunning Arenal Volcano, you will get to experience the area your way for a great day of discovery and adventure. Choose between a thrilling day out on the class 2/3 Balsa River
Balsa River White Water Rafting Class 2/3
The half-day adventure on the Rio Balsa provides plenty of action and thrills but with Class II-III rapids. Once everyone has had time to practice and review the commands and “high-fives” you will embark on your journey down the rapids. Get wet and wild on this fun rafting trip as you navigate rapids such as “Magnetic Rock” and “Dredges” on your 2-hour adventure tour down the beautiful and tropical Balsa River. At the end of the tour, your lunch spot is a tour on its own. A delicious, typical lunch is served at a traditional country estate designed for guests to truly experience.
Hanging Bridges, Waterfall, and Local Lunch
Take part in 3 amazing activities on 1 tour from La Fortuna. Get a birds-eye view of the rainforest on a walk through the canopy on the suspension bridges of the Arenal Hanging Bridges park and then see the cascades of La Fortuna waterfall and walk through the rainforest canopy on the suspension bridges of the Arenal Hanging Bridges park. A delicious local lunch top of the day.
What to Bring:
Comfortable Clothes, Camera, Sunscreen, Closed Shoes, Bathing Suit, Hat, Sunglasses, Extra clothes for after the tour, Towel,
Includes: Bilingual Certified Guide, Transportation, Tropical Fruits,
The Eco Termales Hot Springs is a sanctuary of pleasure, nature, and beauty that has been the life's work of the Hidalgo family focused on toward privacy and relaxation — it does not accept more than 100 visitors at one time so guests will never feel lost in crowd and will always find your own place to unwind. There are five volcanic hot springs fed pools that range in temperature from 99 to 106 degrees Fahrenheit. There is also a waterfall and freshwater pool adding to the ambiance. While the pools are manmade, they are built to contain and enhance the natural volcanic hot springs which feed directly into them.In addition to hot springs, the property offers several paved and lit trails so you can explore the surrounding jungle. There are large trees, broadleaf plants and many tropical flowers. It truly is a magical setting!
When you arrive at the resort you will be provided with a time slot for your dinner. The meal is served in an open air restaurant, providing authentic Costa Rican food. Coffee and dessert are included as well. The property also offers a poolside bar for an additional fee. Offerings include juices, cocktails and other beverages.
What to Bring:
Camera, Sunscreen, Bathing Suit, Hat, Sunglasses, Water, Towel, Light Clothes, Sandals,
Includes: Entrance, Meal, Hot Springs,