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San Jose to Manuel Antonio or Jaco transfer with chocolate tour on the way

San Jose to Manuel Antonio or Jaco transfer with chocolate tour on the way

This is the best way to turn a day of transportation to a wonderful experience, with a tour on the way to your next destination! Discover one of Costa Rica's traditional productions, we love this chocolate tour as it is an artesanal, authentic local experience, not a large group, standard tour, allowing lot of interaction with your guide (during the tour, as the transfer is provided by a professional driver, not with a guide). Ideal for families and adults too!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.27
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$148.27

Craft Specialty Coffee Tour in San Carlos, Costa Rica

Craft Specialty Coffee Tour in San Carlos, Costa Rica

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Get a close look at Costa Rica’s coffee- and chocolate-making traditions at a family farm near La Fortuna. See a cacao and sugar cane plantation, and learn how cacao is made into chocolate. You’ll get to sample fresh coffee and chocolate from the farm with a small-group tour limited to eight people.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

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As one of Costa Rica's biggest exports, coffee plays a big role in Costa Rica's economy—and its culture, too. Learn about artisanal Costa Rican coffee from bean to cup complete with harvesting, roasting, and grinding on this tour of a family-owned coffee farm near Arenal Volcano. As a bonus, try other favorite Costa Rican crops such as chocolate and sugar cane.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Foodie Tour - Ancestral, Contemporary & Fusion Experience

Foodie Tour - Ancestral, Contemporary & Fusion Experience

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During this foodie experience, you will taste selected recipes specially created for the tour at the best restaurants for each thematic or food concept. You will learn about Costa Rican culture through the gastronomy while walking at one of the trendiest neighborhoods in San Jose. Personalized service provided by staff and experienced foodie local guides. Not only you will save time on searching where to eat good quality local food, but also will get to try excellent choices in one night. (Ancestral food from our indigenous, traditional homemade food from our grandma's, and contemporary-modern, Costa Rican food) 100% local, slow food and sustainable-responsible practices.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
Price varies by group size
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$130.00
Price varies by group size

Costa Rican Specialty Coffee Tasting & Workshop

Costa Rican Specialty Coffee Tasting & Workshop

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You will learn from a professional barista all the necessary aspects to prepare specialty coffee by using different filtered methods. You will learn essential information about Costa Rican coffee, coffee regions, coffee beans, and everything related to Specialty Coffee. The coffee shops that we choose for these workshops are using organic, local, homemade and artisanal products to prepare their delicious food. Also, are known for offering the best quality coffee in the area.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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$35.90

Costa Rica Adventure Combo Tour

Costa Rica Adventure Combo Tour

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Do several adventure activities in one day on this Costa Rica Adventure Combo Tour. Fly over the rainforest canopy on a 9 cables zip lining course; rappel down to the Arenal River on a 50 meter-high rappelling line and participate of an indigenous tribe presentation performed by real native people from a local tribe. Go on a white water tubing tour and experience lots of adrenaline on the rapids of the Arenal River. Ride a horse at the base of the impressive Arenal Volcano and relax at the end of your tour in thermal mineral waters of the Arenal Hot Springs.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$172.00
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$172.00
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3-Course Cooking Class

3-Course Cooking Class

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Join Chef Scott Alan and his local chefs for a fun and entertaining afternoon of Costa Rican cooking while learning how to make delicious tropical dishes and cocktails. You can participate in the meal creation or choose to sit back, relax and watch. On a clear day, you’ll see amazing views of Arenal Volcano in the relaxed atmosphere while preparing and tasting your meals. Learn new techniques in a pura vida atmosphere, enjoy amazing views and make sure to bring your binoculars and camera because toucans are spotted on a daily basis.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.47
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$138.47

Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

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Enjoy an insider’s perspective of San Jose on this half-day city walking tour. Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll get a sense of daily life in the Costa Rican capital as you ride public transportation, stop by a beautiful local park and visit the artisan workshop of a third-generation craftsman. Taste local flavors while you browse stalls at the historic Central Market, savor a traditional lunch at an 80-year-old inn and learn to make tortillas.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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San Jose Beer Tasting Tour

San Jose Beer Tasting Tour

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Tap into Costa Rica’s emerging craft beer movement with this 4-hour beer tour in San Jose. Accompanied by a local guide, you’ll explore the Barrio Escalante, the heart of San Jose’s pub culture and home to many brewpubs. Taste 10 different varieties of beer, accompanied by traditional tapas — the Costa Rican version of bar snacks. You’ll also have a chance to pick up a few souvenirs at the Artesanos Market. A small group size helps create a more personalized tour experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

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Discover the colonial treasures and culinary delights of Heredia on this train and coffee tour from San Jose. Ride the Old Atlantic Railroad to the historic town, nicknamed the ‘City of Flowers,’ to stroll among colonial architecture and visit a local market. Explore the famous Cafe Britt plantation and roastery where you’ll try some of the world’s best coffee!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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$79.00
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Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose Barrio

Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose Barrio

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Sample some of the Costa Rican capital’s best bites while exploring its most vibrant neighborhoods on an evening food tour in San Jose. The city can be daunting to explore on your own, so ensure you avoid tourist traps and safely enjoy a night out with the help of a local foodie guide. Learn to eat like a ‘tico’ while trying Costa Rican chocolate, coffee, plus sugar cane liqueur, sangria, and traditional Caribbean dishes on a fun and cultural adventure.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Made In San Jose Adventurous Shopping Tour: Waterfalls, Coffee, Colonial Towns

Made In San Jose Adventurous Shopping Tour: Waterfalls, Coffee, Colonial Towns

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Enjoy an adventurous day of sightseeing, shopping, and eating in the countryside surrounding Costa Rica’s capital city. After a convenient hotel pickup in San José, explore the Central Valley. Visit the colonial mountain town of Barva de Heredia, check out waterfalls, hike through lush forests, watch for a wildlife, and visit a century-old coffee plantation. Shop at artisan villages and enjoy lunch included in the tour price.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
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$190.00
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

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Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Wander through a maze of vendor stalls and to learn about staples of local cooking at the Central Market, and see the opulent National Theater and other architectural highlights on a twilight walking tour. Drive to the ritzy Paseo de la Luz the east side of San Jose well known for its gastronomy. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Cartago Day Trip by Rail from San Jose: Bike Ride and Market Tour

Cartago Day Trip by Rail from San Jose: Bike Ride and Market Tour

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Escape the ordinary on this immersive bike-riding day trip to the charming town of Cartago. Experience the Costa Rican rail system with a short train ride, and then hop on your bike for a two-wheeled tour around Cartago’s historic streets. Learn about the town’s colonial history with your expert guide, and visit a local market to sample delicious produce and traditional treats before heading back to San Jose by bus. A small group limit of 12 people provides a personalized experience on this half-day tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.00
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$63.00
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San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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Get a taste of San Jose’s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica’s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city’s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Walk and Taste San Jose's Markets and Specialty Coffe

Walk and Taste San Jose's Markets and Specialty Coffe

We'll start our little adventure at Parque Morazan's kiosk ("Templo de la Música"), and then walk along Central Avenue for a few blocks. We'll walk through the alleys and food stalls of the Central Market and Borbón Market, a more underground spot compared to the Central Market. Dragon Music is a retro music store in the middle of Borbón Market, where you can find used vinyl, CDs, magazines, and more. We'll taste some flavors of the city, from specialty coffee, seasonal fruits to empanadas and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.37
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 Combo: Poás Volcano National Park / Doka Coffee Tour / La Paz Waterfall Garden

Combo: Poás Volcano National Park / Doka Coffee Tour / La Paz Waterfall Garden

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We provide personalized services we adapt to the needs of our customers, we take things very seriously in safety and punctuality, our services are pleasant
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$191.00
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$191.00

Xandari Experience - Day Pass

Xandari Experience - Day Pass

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After a guided morning hike to a jungle waterfall, return to the spa. There, you will be ushered to your private herbal Jacuzzi bath, which is infused with herbs like rosemary, mint, and basil that are grown on-site. Enjoy incredible views of the Central Valley as you feel the stress fade away. A light lunch is served after your soak.
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  • 8 hours
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$110.00
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$110.00

Jaco Adventure Combo from San José

Jaco Adventure Combo from San José

You don’t need to travel far from San Jose to have an adventure in the wilderness of Costa Rica. This tour takes you from your San Jose hotel straight to a selection of exciting outdoor adventures. Check out the beach, see crocodiles in the wild, take a zipline canopy tour through the rain forest, and then round out your trip with an ATV tour or horseback ride to a waterfall.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$176.00
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$176.00
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Doka Coffee Tour- Grecia & Sarchi From San José

Doka Coffee Tour- Grecia & Sarchi From San José

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at Costa Rica’s famous coffee industry with this tour to a coffee farm from San Jose. Learn first-hand how beans are grown, harvested, and roasted for the perfect cup of coffee. Plus, visit the towns of Sarchi and Gracia to visit popular monuments and learn how they keep handicraft traditions alive.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.00
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$66.00
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Tortuga Island by Cruise From San Jose

Tortuga Island by Cruise From San Jose

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A wonderful day at the beautiful white sand beach of Tortuga Island, riding on the world class yacht catamaran Manta Raya, enjoying gourmet dining featured in Gourmet Magazine; our passengers get to enjoy a cruising experience unique to Calypso Cruises. In the afternoon, Calypso's Captain will cruise past many of the islands in the Gulf of Nicoya taking a different route back to port; important to not only foreign travelers to see and learn more of Costa Rica's history but also for national tourism and those who want to see up close, maybe for the first time, the beautiful and protected uninhabited islands and bird sanctuaries in the Gulf of Nicoya accessible only by water. After passing the now closed famous prison Island San Lucas you will witness a beautiful sunset. This makes Calypso unique, combining the Tortuga Island Cruise with a Gulf Islands Tour and finally ending a perfect day with a beautiful Sunset Tour for a complete One-Day-Vacation.
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  • 14 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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$150.00
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San José By Night From San José

San José By Night From San José

Experience San Jose by night with a local to guide the way Explore markets, significant city buildings, and local neighborhoods Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the city Indulge in a tasty local menu filled with authentic local ingredients Sip expertly selected wine pairings as you dine
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.50
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$83.50
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The Art of Craft Beer From San José

The Art of Craft Beer From San José

Explore San Jose’s Barrio Escalante and its collection of awesome local pubs Experience the Costa Rica craft beer revolution first-hand Sample some of San Jose’s best local craft beers in the microbreweries where they’re made Dive head first into local pub culture, discovering which watering holes are most beloved by locals Indulge in perfectly paired Costa Rican tapas dishes
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.00
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$77.00
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Dinner Show Ram Luna From San José

Dinner Show Ram Luna From San José

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Take in aerial views of San Jose and the central valley while you dine and enjoy a traditional show during this dinner and a show tour with transportation included. Sitting high in the mountains at Ram Luna restaurant, watch the vibrant performances while dining on your favorite Costa Rican foods from the buffet. Learn about local folklore through traditional dances performed by artists and musicians.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.00
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$71.00
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