At a Glance
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Day 1: Liberia to Upala - Arrival
Land in Liberia and meet your driver, who will take you northeast through Costa Rica's bucolic highlands to Origins Lodge, on the outskirts of Tenorio National Park. Check in to your beautiful luxury lodge at Origins, enjoy a welcome cocktail and a light lunch before you set off to explore your scenic surrounds.
Day 2: Upala - Wild waterfalls & exotic wildlife after dark
After breakfast, hike into the mountains on an easy trek to Oro Waterfall. Spend the afternoon laid out by the pool, reveling in the jaw-dropping panoramic views that stretch all the way north to Lake Nicaragua. Later, when night has fallen, take a guided walk with a naturalist guide to discover astonishing nocturnal wildlife - sixteen species of amphibians, bioluminescent fungus, kinkajous, anteaters, and more.
Day 3: Upala - Horseback riding, medicinal plants & hot stone massage
Set out to discover Origins' property on horseback, dismantling to walk the garden with your guide and discover the ancient medicinal properties locked within local trees and plants. Enjoy organic infusions of herbs and leaves from the garden, then return to the spa for a hot stone massage and a relaxing soak in your private fire-heated bath.
Day 4: Upala to Papagayo - A haven of sun, sand & solitude
Ride southwest to the Papagayo Peninsula, an exclusive hideaway on Costa Rica's northern Pacific Coast. Check in to your tent suite at Kasiiya Papagayo, and spend the afternoon soaking in the panoramic views of the Pacific.
Day 5: Papagayo - Stand-up paddle & snorkeling at Punta Gorda; couples' massage overlooking the ocean
After breakfast, try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding, then don a snorkel and jump in! Punta Gorda is one of the best snorkeling sites around, with green sea turtles, spotted eagle rays and a wide array of fish waiting to be spotted. As the day comes to an end, indulge in a couples' massage, then grab a spot in the Sunset Lounge to nosh on locally sourced, organic fare while you watch the sun melt into the Pacific.
Day 6: Papagayo - Take to the seas: beach hopping on a private catamaran sail; a romantic send-off
Spend the day cruising along the Guanacaste coast aboard a private catamaran, snorkeling at your own rhythm and catching beach time at the area’s most spectacular beaches.
Day 7: Papagayo to Liberia - Departure
This morning, a private car will take you to Liberia's international airport for your onward travels. So long!