Pura Vida Itinerary (B)

Day 1 : Arrive To Quepos

Embark the yacht from Marina Pez Vela. Check-in onboard, welcome cocktail and briefing. Sail to Biesanz Bay to enjoy the sunset.

 

Day 2 : Arrive To Savegre River* For A Special White Water Rafting Class

Savegre River offers II and III-class rapids, its bends and turns offer adrenaline and excitement. During our trip, we will be able to admire exuberant flora and abundant fauna around you, floating down and even hopping off your rafting to swim in calmer waters. Lunch onboard. Afternoon of marine activities at Biesanz. Alfresco Dinner.

Rafting | Savegere River in Costa Rica

*Experienced rafters may choose El Chorro/Naranjo river for more advanced rafting experience.

Day 3 : Arrive In Isla Del Caño

Imagine yourself transported to a paradise where vibrant coral reefs teem with colorful fish, gentle giants glide effortlessly through the turquoise waters, and sunlight dances on the surface like scattered diamonds. That’s Isla Del Caño, a biological reserve off the coast of Costa Rica, waiting to unveil its underwater magic to you in snorkeling or scuba diving* adventure. Lunch onboard. Afternoon sailing to Drake Bay.

Isla del Caño Costa Rica

*Rendez vous scuba diving available, need to be requested in advanced.

Day 4 : Disembark In Corcovado National Park

La Sirena trail beckons, promising an awe-inspiring hike along the untamed coastal stretch. Passing La Sirena Ranger Station, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of secondary forest, where the symphony of nature harmonizes with breathtaking vistas of the mighty Pacific Ocean. Lunch on board. Afternoon sailing to Drake Bay.

Hike in Costa Rica

Day 5 : Drake Bay

Breakfast and check-out at Drake Bay

Drake Bay in Costa Rica


Highlights

  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Quepos
  • Golfito
  • Isla de Corcovado
  • Puerto Jimenez

Travel Tips

Family Accommodations

We count with 4 interconnected rooms for families with children. Our expeditions are family friendly, however, we strongly suggest children to be 6 years or older at the time of the departure.

Onboard Purchases

Any on board purchases from the gift shop, restaurant, or spa can be charged to your tab and paid at the end of the expedition in cash or credit card.

Special Requests

Special arrangements for birthdays, anniversaries, or any other celebration are available upon request. Please inquire with our customer experience team at the time of booking and at least 30 days prior to departure.

Drinking Water

Bottled water is complimentary on board and available in your stateroom and throughout the yacht. Drinking tap water is not possible.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas of the yacht. There is an outdoor designated area for smoking.

Currency

Costa Rica accepts payments with the US Dollar.

Accomodation

Acommodation on board the ship

Weather Preparedness

Light clothing, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, swim-wear, sunglasses, hat and, insect repellent.

Fitness Requirements

Basic good health conditions.

Duration
5 Days
Difficulty
Easy
Age
12 to 80 years old

Included

  • Accommodation in the luxury stateroom of your choice with 2 twin beds or 1 king bed dressed with sustainably sourced cotton.
  • All meals and snacks prepared fresh daily by our onboard chefs with local organic produce using a balanced mix of traditional and modern techniques. Menu variations are available upon request.
  • All in land gastronomic experiences beautifully set up by our crew in unique natural locations, following the traditional cuisine of the destination.
  • All soft beverages, an assortment of wine, beer and other spirits, classic and signature cocktails, freshly ground local coffee and organic teas.
  • Limited Wi-Fi onboard, air conditioning, a/v entertainment and automated lighting, shades and audio systems in each stateroom.
  • All land and sea expeditions led by our two expert naturalist guides, daily briefings about the excursions, tips and other valuable information.
  • Transfers and access to all natural reserves, beaches and protected areas.
  • All gear for water activities: wetsuits, kayaks, SUPs, snorkeling equipment.
  • All facilities on board: Jacuzzi, fitness center, sunbeds, and beach towels.
  • Kontiki shuttle from hotel/airport to port of Marina Pez Vela, Quepos for check-in and boarding. Kontiki check-out shuttle.

Not Included

  • International airfare to San José (SJO).
  • Internal transfer from San José to Quepos.
  • Hotel accommodation the night before the expedi-tion in San José or Quepos. However, we can assist with information, selection and reservation of 5 star properties.
  • Fine wine and spirits, available on demand at a cost.
  • Pre and Post experiences/stays are not included, but we can gladly assist with information, selection and reservation at partner properties in Costa Rica.
  • Gratuities to crew and guides.

Frecuently Asked Questions

Power outlets and electricity

Standard 120V and standard frequency of 60Hz. Power outlets are type A and B, similar to the ones used in the U.S. European plugs will need an adapter.

Luggage

Although rooms have plenty of space, please be prepared to bring a small to mid-size suitcase on board.

Time Zone

Ecuador is in the GMT -5 time zone, same as US Eastern Time. However, we have no daylight savings.

Language

Official language is Spanish, but most of the staff, the concierge, guides and the captains speak fluent Span-ish and English

Medical Facilities

The yacht is equipped with first aid kits for basic medi-cal issues. In case of any medical emergencies, the yacht is close to mainland and count with permanent direct communications with all emergency lines.

Additional Information

Motion Sickness

There might be moderate movement of the yacht during navigation. Most passengers will not feel anything, but we strongly recommend that you bring motion sickness medication if you are prone to seasickness.

Physical Limitations

Our expeditions require a reasonable level of health and fitness from our passengers. Most excursions take a few hours of moderate unassisted hiking at a relaxed pace in warm weather. Getting on and off the zodiacs also call for a certain balance. If you are unsure about any of the visits, please check with one of the guides before disembarking the yacht. Also, please inform our customer experience team of any physical limitation or health condition that may require special attention at the time of booking.

Connectivity and Entertainment

Free limited WiFi is available throughout the vessels in multiple devices. OK for social media and emails. Each stateroom is equipped with smart UHD TVs, speaker with Bluetooth technology, and automated a/c, shades and lightning.

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