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CENTRAL AMERICA BELIZE COSTA RICA NICARAGUA PANAMA n n n 2017 2018 n BELIZE COSTA RICA NICARAGUA PANAMA n n n Embrace this pristine paradise that is ideal for nature lovers adventure travelers and cultural explorers. Belize invites with limitless possibilities including Maya archaeological sites caving hiking and diving the Blue Hole. Explore Costa Rica s rich rainforests cloud forests beaches and nature reserves teeming with wildlife. Embrace the beauty of Nicaragua s volcanoes lakes and golden beaches. Witness the engineering marvels of the Panama Canal and discover the allure of cosmopolitan Panama City. Wherever you travel in Central America you ll find the people are as warm and hospitable as the climate. DESTINATIONS 8 n BELIZE 9 11 11 11 n n n n Ambergris Caye Belize City Hopkins Placencia Arenal Central Valley Guanacaste Guided Vacations Manuel Antonio Monteverde Nicoya Peninsula Puntarenas San Jos Tortuguero INFORMATION 22 4 5 4 23 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 23 4 n n n n n n n n n n n n n n 12 n CONTENTS 13 15 15 6 17 18 18 18 18 18 n n COSTA RICA n n n n n n n n n n Activities All-Inclusive Cruise Vacations Family Vacations General Information Groups Honeymoons & Romance Map (Overview) Star Classifications The Pleasant Holidays Distinction Transportation Travel Information Vacation Coverage Weddings 19 20 20 20 21 21 NICARAGUA PANAMA n n n n Gamboa Panama City Playa Blanca Playa Bonita 2 n Pleasant Holidays TRAVEL INFORMATION Mexico BELIZE Belmopan Ambergris Caye Belize City N Hopkins Placencia W E Guatemala Honduras Caribbean Sea S El Salvador NICARAGUA Managua Redonda Bay Granada Isletas Playa Manzanillo Playa Ocotal Lake Nicaragua Guanacaste Arenal Monteverde Tortuguero Central Valley Puntarenas Nicoya Peninsula San Jos COSTA RICA Gamboa Panama City Playa Bonita Playa Blanca Pacific Ocean Manuel Antonio PANAMA Colombia In Belize the national currency is the Belize dollar in Costa Rica it s the colon in Nicaragua it s the c rdoba and U.S. dollars are the standard currency in Panama. U.S. dollars can be exchanged at banks and hotels. Major credit cards are accepted in most larger establishments and local currency is suggested at smaller establishments. CURRENCY CLIMATE The tropical climate is warm and humid year-round with no real winter. The wet season in Belize runs June to December in Costa Rica it s May to October in Nicaragua it s June to October and in Panama it s May to December. Daytime temperatures range between 75 in the coldest months to 88 in the warmest. ELECTRICITY Electrical voltage in Belize Costa Rica Nicaragua and Panama is 110 120 (same as in the United States). Some electrical sockets do not accept three-prong or polarized plugs so it is recommended that you travel with an adapter. TIME ZONES Belize Costa Rica and Nicaragua are on Central Standard Time year-round Panama is on Eastern Standard Time year-round. Central America does not observe Daylight Saving Time. ENTRY EXIT REQUIREMENTS A valid U.S. passport is required for all U.S. citizens regardless of age when traveling between the United States and Central America. For the most current guidelines visit travel.state.gov. Departure taxes fees may apply depending on destination. Pleasant Holidays n 3 THE PLEASANT HOLIDAYS DISTINCTION Trust the travel experts when it comes to booking vacations to Belize Costa Rica Nicaragua and Panama. Pleasant Holidays offers just what you need for a memorable vacation including Best Price Guarantee our promise to deliver the best price on your vacation package--guaranteed Should you find a lower price on the same vacation package we ll match it. Customized itineraries Transportation Guided Vacations with guaranteed departures Added values including free nights resort credits and more All-inclusive resorts Activities tours and excursions ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORTS One price covers nearly everything All meals and drinks including alcoholic beverages Non-motorized watersports Daily activities for adults and children Nightly entertainment tips and hotel taxes FAMILY VACATIONS Relax and take some adult time as your children discover the local culture in supervised children s programs. Children will have a great time with kids their own age learn valuable lessons and create memories that will last a lifetime. WE LOVE GROUP TRAVEL WEDDINGS HONEYMOONS & ROMANCE Put our expertise to work for you to ensure your success Our Group Travel Desk offers customized itineraries site selection highly competitive negotiated rates added values and incentives flexibility for pre- and post-travel extensions destination management services and a wide variety of in-destination activities. Belize Costa Rica Nicaragua and Panama offer the perfect setting to celebrate your love story. Call Pleasant Holidays wedding travel desk at 1-800-818-9080 to assure your special day is a piece of cake. Visit PleasantHoneymoonRegistry.com to set up your complimentary honeymoon page so family and friends can gift you the honeymoon of your dreams. STAR CLASSIFICATIONS Utmost luxury with exquisite service and amenities Deluxe accommodations and comprehensive guest services Comfortable accommodations and modern amenities Basic accommodations and standard amenities TRANSPORTATION Pleasant Holidays helps you choose travel options that fit your individual needs. A wide selection of airlines provides maximum choice and availability for your Central America vacation. Select your class of service ranging from First Class to Ecomomy. Frequent flyer credits are available to anyone enrolled in a mileage program. 4 n Pleasant Holidays CRUISE VACATIONS Pleasant Holidays complete cruise vacation packages feature everything you need in one convenient location including flights on major airlines onboard accommodations pre- and post-cruise hotel stays informative excursions and tours transfers and more. NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE While the highlight of this trip of a lifetime is traversing the spectacular 40-mile Panama Canal you ll experience so much more. Explore fascinating exotic ports like Cartagena Colombia Puerto Limon Costa Rica and Huatulco Mexico. Onboard enjoy all the amenities and accommodations of a luxury liner including Freestyle Flexibility world-class dining and show-stopping entertainment. Ships Norwegian Jewel & Norwegian Pearl Duration 10 to 17 nights Maximum Number of Guests 2 394 ONBOARD AMENITIES INCLUDE 24-Hour Room Service Basketball Tennis Volleyball Court Fitness Center Theatre 6 Hot Tubs Jogging Walking Track Kid s & Teen Clubs 12 Bars & Lounges 2 Pools 13 Restaurants Shops Spa Video Arcade WINDSTAR CRUISES Indulge in a luxury small-ship cruise exploring the hidden delights of the natural and man-made wonders of Costa Rica and Panama. One of the most ecologically diverse places on earth discover landscapes of rainforest lakes cloud forests volcanoes and more all teeming with an impressive array of wildlife. Cruises feature deluxe ocean view staterooms handcrafted shore excursions an onboard naturalist to share educational insights and a complimentary private event. Ships Star Breeze & Star Pride Maximum Number of Guests 310 Duration 7 nights ONBOARD AMENITIES INCLUDE 24-Hour Room Service Casino Fitness Center Library 2 Hot Tubs 2 Bars & Lounges Pool 1 Restaurant Spa Watersports Equipment & Launch Platform UNCRUISE ADVENTURES Discover unstructured yacht cruising with a flexible itinerary focused on encounters with local wildlife. Cruises include all oceanview accommodations and one complimentary onboard massage per adult. Ship Safari Voyager Maximum Number of Guests 62 Duration 7 to 15 nights ONBOARD AMENITIES INCLUDE Fitness Equipment Hot Tub Lounge Dining Room 2 Massage Rooms Underwater Camera Watersports Equipment & Launch Platform Pleasant Holidays n 5 COSTA RICA GUIDED VACATIONS CA O NEGRO WILDLIFE REFUGE TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF YOUR COSTA RICA VACATION A vacation to Costa Rica is exotic unknown and just a touch on the wild side. Pleasant Holidays understands that the very things that attract you to the natural wonders of this region can also make it a little intimidating too. Our Guided Vacations put your mind at ease eliminating the guesswork and featuring the best this beautiful region has to offer. Plus our certified local guides provide the inside information that takes your vacation experience from interesting to extraordinary. Choose between 9- and 11-day itineraries in Costa Rica each offering your choice of Superior or Deluxe accommodations. Ask about extending your vacation with pre- and post-night stays. Pleasant Holidays Guided Vacations are ideal for those who want to adventure a little off the beaten path without trekking it alone. COSTA RICA GUIDED VACATIONS An eco-adventure haven Costa Rica is rich with opportunity to explore. Encounter an amazing array of exotic animals and plants in a thriving rainforest float along a peaceful river on a fascinating jungle cruise revive yourself in the thermal hot springs naturally warmed by Arenal Volcano or zipline across the canopy like a bird in flight. Our Costa Rica Guided Vacations invite you to take a walk on the wild side complete with local guide to show you the way. ACCOMMODATIONS SUPERIOR HOTELS Arenal Monta a de Fuego Resort & Spa HHH Guanacaste Riu Guanacaste HHH Manuel Antonio Hotel Parador Resort & Spa HHH Monteverde Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge HH San Jos Barcel San Jos HHH Tortuguero Mawamba Lodge HH DELUXE HOTELS Arenal Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa HHHH Guanacaste The Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal HHHH Manuel Antonio Hotel Parador Resort & Spa HHH Monteverde El Establo--Mountain Hotel & Private Reserve HHH San Jos Real InterContinental San Jos - Costa Rica HHHH Tortuguero Mawamba Lodge HH COSTA RICA GUIDED VACATIONS INCLUDE Guaranteed departures every other Saturday - no minimum number of travelers required to operate Local licensed and certified tour guide and driver throughout vacation Accommodations Most meals Multiple guided activities Optional tours and excursions available at additional cost 6 n Pleasant Holidays ITINERARIES BUTTERFLY FARM ARENAL HOT SPRINGS ZIPLINE ADVENTURE Lake Nicaragua Nicaragua Lake Nicaragua Nicaragua Guanacaste 3 2 Arenal Monteverde Caribbean Sea 2 Arenal Monteverde 2 Tortuguero Caribbean Sea 2 2 1 San Jos Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean Manuel Antonio H San Jos 2 2 ITINERARIES MARVELS OF COSTA RICA 9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS Day 1 San Jos n JEWELS OF COSTA RICA 11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS Day 1 San Jos n 18 MEALS 18 MEALS Overnight at your hotel Overnight at your hotel Day 2 Arenal n Meals B L D Transfer to Arenal Explore the Arenal Volcano with your guide Evening hot springs visit including dinner Day 2 Tortuguero n Meals B L D Guided tour of Braulio Carillo National Park Guided visit into Tortuguero town Day 3 Arenal Meals B L Guided tour through Ca o Negro Wildlife Refuge n Day 3 Tortuguero n Meals B L D Guided tours of Tortuguero National Park Afternoon at leisure Day 4 Monteverde n Transfer to Monteverde Afternoon at leisure to explore Meal B Day 4 Arenal n Transfer to Arenal Evening at leisure Meals B L Day 5 Monteverde Meals B L Guided tour of The Monterverde Cloud Forest Reserve Optional activities Canopy Tour Sky Trek & Sky Walk Frog Pond or Butterfly Farm n Day 5 Arenal Meals B D Morning at leisure Guided afternoon volcano hike Evening hot springs visit including dinner n Day 6 Guanacaste n Transfer to Guanacaste Afternoon at leisure to explore your all-inclusive resort Meals B L D Day 6 Monteverde n Transfer to Monteverde Afternoon at leisure Meal B Day 7 Guanacaste Meals B L D Vida Aventura Nature Park with guide enjoy your choice of included activities Ziplining Horseback Riding Mud Baths and more n Day 7 Monteverde Meals B L Guided tour of The Monterverde Cloud Forest Reserve Optional activities Canopy Tour Sky Trek & Sky Walk Frog Pond or Butterfly Farm n Day 8 Guanacaste n Enjoy a day at leisure Optional activities Palo Verde National Park Liberia City Tour Nicaragua One-Day Tour or Sky Walk Tenorio n Meals B L D Day 8 Manuel Antonio Transfer n to Manuel Antonio Afternoon at leisure Meal B Day 9 Guanacaste Meal B Transfer to the Liberia International Airport Day 9 Manuel Antonio Guided n Meals B L tour of Manuel Antonio National Park n Transfer to San Jos Afternoon at leisure Day 10 San Jos Meal B Day 11 San Jos n Meal B Transfers to San Jos International Airport Pleasant Holidays n 7 BELIZE Adventure entices at every turn from diving and snorkeling translucent waters off tropical beaches to fascinating hikes in subterranean caves to cultural encounters at ancient Maya temples. Mexico Ambergris Caye Inset San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean Sea Belize City Belmopan Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina The Blue Hole Hopkins Bay Resort Hopkins Jaguar Reef Lodge Almond Beach Thatch Caye Royal Belize Placencia Belize Ocean Club Resort and Spa Chabil Mar Villas Turtle Inn Ambergris Caye Inset X tan Ha Resort Costa Blu Dive & Beach Resort Las Terrazas Resort Coco Beach Resort El Secreto Portofino Beach Resort Matachica Resort & Spa Belizean Cove Estates Guatemala Grand Caribe Belize San Pedro Ramon s Village Resort Xanadu Island Resort Victoria House BELIZE HOPKINS BAY RESORT Villas Available HOPKINS Discover the welcoming charm of southern Belize at this friendly resort that encourages relaxation and adventure. Satisfy your scuba dreams at this PADI resort with easy access to many of the top dive spots in Belize. FEATURES & AMENITIES 38 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Babysitting Bar Connecting Rooms Patio Balcony 2 Pools Restaurant Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi BELIZEAN COVE ESTATES Condo AMBERGRIS CAYE This beachfront haven is made up of unique residential accommodations providing the comforts and conveniences of home in a tranquil setting. A meandering tiered pool complex combines swim-out access with plenty of space to enjoy the tropical sunshine. FEATURES & AMENITIES 6 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Daily Maid Service Grocery Delivery Service Kitchen Patio Balcony Pool Wi-Fi EL SECRETO AMBERGRIS CAYE Experience the romantic seclusion of exclusive spacious individual thatched-roof villas with a smart combination of contemporary and traditional elements. Retreat to an elevated spa experience amongst the treetops or lounge at the sparkling pool. FEATURES & AMENITIES 13 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Whirlpool Wi-Fi GRAND CARIBE BELIZE Condo AMBERGRIS CAYE Each individual unit is uniquely designed and has a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea. Family-friendly surroundings feature 650 feet of beach and a pier with gazebo and lounging area as well as an expansive pool deck and rooftop restaurant. FEATURES & AMENITIES 93 Guest Rooms Onsite Market with ATM On Beach A C Bar Kitchen Patio Balcony 5 Pools 2 Restaurants Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi LAS TERRAZAS RESORT Condo AMBERGRIS CAYE Experience spacious townhome-style accommodations and gracious hospitality at this oceanfront retreat featuring a wellness center with an expansive full menu of services. Situated on a beautiful and secluded private beach this resort is an exhilarating tropical playground. FEATURES & AMENITIES 34 Guest Rooms On Beach Meal Plan Available A C 2 Bars Grocery Delivery Service Kitchen Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays n 9 BELIZE VICTORIA HOUSE Villas Available AMBERGRIS CAYE This vibrant and contemporary retreat offers an intimate and serene environment close to the heart of San Pedro town. Stroll the white-sand beach and experience the beauty of the island snorkel in warm waters and relax on the sun-drenched pool deck. FEATURES & AMENITIES 42 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools Restaurant Spa (Treatments Available) Wi-Fi COCO BEACH RESORT Condos Available AMBERGRIS CAYE This haven for romance and barefoot relaxation offers the utmost in beachfront leisure with accommodations ranging from guest rooms to standalone casitas and large penthouse suites with kitchens. Enjoy the pool and waterslide. FEATURES & AMENITIES 58 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools Restaurant Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi COSTA BLU DIVE & BEACH RESORT AMBERGRIS CAYE Pristine waters natural beauty and exceptional service create an idyllic retreat where water lovers feel at home. Guest rooms include furnishings inspired by tropical colors and textures and Caribbean-themed artwork. Relax on your oversized balcony or at the expansive pool with view of the reef. FEATURES & AMENITIES 36 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Wi-Fi MATACHICA RESORT & SPA AMBERGRIS CAYE This resort is set on a secluded stretch of white-sand beach. Vibrantly colored and exotic with thatched roofs its casitas are decorated with Central American motifs and art from around the world. Indulge at Jade Spa for extreme relaxation. FEATURES & AMENITIES 31 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Ceiling Fan Fitness Center Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi PORTOFINO BEACH RESORT AMBERGRIS CAYE Relaxation and recreation are in perfect balance at this beachfront resort just a short boat ride from San Pedro. Surround yourself in the comfort of accommodations furnished with natural woods and bamboo. Relax by the circular pool or at the beach and play in the Caribbean Sea. FEATURES & AMENITIES 17 Guest Rooms Soap Butler Service On Beach A C Babysitting Bar Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi RAMON S VILLAGE RESORT AMBERGRIS CAYE Centrally located in San Pedro town this resort s cabanas were built from native materials by craftsmen incorporating traditional Mayan influences. Enjoy a sanctuary nestled in a lush tropical garden or walk along the white-sand beach. FEATURES & AMENITIES 61 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Ceiling Fan Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Wi-Fi X TAN HA RESORT AMBERGRIS CAYE This secluded getaway with comfortable accommodations north of San Pedro sits on a pristine white beach. An in-water volleyball court and floating trampoline are testament to its connection to the Caribbean Sea. Each day of the week the restaurant highlights a different local dish. FEATURES & AMENITIES 40 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools Restaurant Wi-Fi 10 n Pleasant Holidays BELIZE XANADU ISLAND RESORT AMBERGRIS CAYE An eco-friendly haven this resort is convenient to in-town dining as there is no on-site restaurant. Stroll the grounds to encounter a flowing waterfall surrounded by lush greenery. The monolithic domes that house many of the guest rooms are a unique feature and an impressive feat of engineering. FEATURES & AMENITIES 20 Guest Rooms Green Globe Certified On Beach A C Babysitting Bar Kitchen Patio Balcony Pool Wi-Fi RADISSON FORT GEORGE HOTEL & MARINA BELIZE CITY Located on the mainland in the capital city of Belize this hotel enjoys marina access and has sweeping sea views. Its location offers easy access to city attractions Mayan cultural sites and some of Belize s best diving. FEATURES & AMENITIES 102 Guest Rooms A C Babysitting 2 Bars Connecting Rooms Fitness Center 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi ROYAL BELIZE HOPKINS This private island resort is only rented to one reservation at a time. It s a short boat ride from the mainland in the World Heritage Site of South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Every aquatic activity imaginable is easily at hand. Use the in-room iPad for entertainment or to reach your concierge. FEATURES & AMENITIES 5 Guest Rooms Meal Inclusive iPads in Rooms Private Concierge On Beach A C Bar Connecting Rooms Patio Balcony Restaurant Wi-Fi ALMOND BEACH HOPKINS A haven of romance and wellness this resort overlooks the calm waters of the Caribbean Sea occupying part of a five-mile stretch of sandy beach. Nestled midway between the inviting offshore reefs and the inland Mayan cultural sites it s perfect for adventure and exploration. FEATURES & AMENITIES 25 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi JAGUAR REEF LODGE HOPKINS Discover a quaint tranquil beachfront retreat with sunny skies and panoramic views just minutes away from the fishing village of Hopkins. This sanctuary of relaxation offers endless land and water sports adventures soothing spa treatments and beachfront accommodations. FEATURES & AMENITIES 18 Guest Rooms On Beach A C 2 Bars Patio Balcony 2 Pools Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar THATCH CAYE HOPKINS 13 Guest Rooms Private Island Overwater Bungalows On Beach A C 2 Bars Patio Balcony Restaurant Wi-Fi TURTLE INN PLACENCIA 25 Guest Rooms Owned by the Francis Ford Coppola Family On Beach Bar Ceiling Fan Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi BELIZE OCEAN CLUB RESORT AND SPA PLACENCIA 60 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C Babysitting 2 Bars Jetted Tub Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Pool 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi CHABIL MAR VILLAS PLACENCIA 20 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Bar 2 Pools Restaurants Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays 11 n COSTA RICA One of the most bio-diverse regions in the world explore lush rainforests abundant with exotic wildlife majestic Arenal Volcano and its surrounding thermal hot springs and beautiful palm-fringed beaches. Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort Costa Rica Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica Occidental Papagayo El Mangroove Autograph Collection Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort Riu Guanacaste Riu Palace Costa Rica Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel The Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas Occidental Tamarindo JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport Guanacaste Arenal Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa Arenal Para so Hotel Resort & Spa Hotel Arenal Manoa Hot Springs Mountain Paradise Hotel Monta a de Fuego Resort & Spa Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens Nayara Springs Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa The Springs Resort and Spa El Silencio Lodge & Spa Tortuguero Laguna Lodge Mawamba Lodge Central Valley Peace Lodge Pacuare Lodge San Jos Monteverde Nammb - Beachfront Bungalows Puntarenas Punta Islita Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel & Villas El Establo Mountain Hotel & Private Reserve Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Central Pacific Hotel Villa Caletas & Zephyr Palace Los Sue os Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Barcel San Jos Costa Rica Marriott DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose Pacific Ocean Real InterContinental San Jos - Costa Rica Manuel Antonio GAIA Hotel & Reserve Hotel Parador Resort & Spa Si Como No Resort Spa & Wildlife Refuge COSTA RICA TABACON THERMAL RESORT & SPA ARENAL This resort is nestled in the heart the rainforest at the base of the Arenal Volcano. A mystical paradise of nature adventure and relaxation rejuvenate in Costa Rica s largest network of naturally flowing hot springs. Explore Shangri-La Gardens the perfect adults-only hideaway. Delight your senses with world-class cuisine or experience a memorable spa treatment in an open-air bungalow. FEATURES & AMENITIES 103 Guest Rooms 20 Natural Thermal Mineral Springs 24-Hour Room Service A C 4 Bars Fitness Center 6 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi NAYARA SPRINGS Ages 18 ARENAL Discover the wonders of this ultra-exclusive boutique hotel located in the Arenal Volcano National Park. Offering secluded luxury casitas it is surrounded by the lush vegetation of the pristine rainforest and bounded by a creek and underground mineral thermal springs. FEATURES & AMENITIES 35 Guest Rooms A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi ARENAL KIORO SUITES & SPA ARENAL Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and panoramic views of the majestic Arenal Volcano. This all-suite resort provides attentive service and is ideal for couples and families. Rejuvenate in the onsite natural hot springs and pamper yourself at the spa. FEATURES & AMENITIES 53 Guest Rooms Onsite Hot Springs 24-Hour Room Service A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Whirlpool Wi-Fi NAYARA HOTEL SPA & GARDENS ARENAL Experience the splendor of nature at this award-winning boutique hotel. Surrounded by a lush rainforest with spectacular views of Arenal Volcano all casitas are free-standing and feature secluded gardens outdoor showers and terraces some with whirlpools for two. FEATURES & AMENITIES 50 Guest Rooms Wine & Tapas Bar A C Bar Breakfast Included Fitness Center Patio Balcony 3 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi THE SPRINGS RESORT AND SPA Villas Available ARENAL Perched 1 000 feet above the Arenal Valley this stunning resort boasts picturesque volcano views. Unwind in well-appointed accommodations with marble baths jetted tubs and private terraces with hammocks. Onsite activities include rappelling river rafting and a wildlife refuge. FEATURES & AMENITIES 74 Guest Rooms Onsite Hot Springs Club Rio Outdoor Center A C 5 Bars 20 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays n 13 COSTA RICA DREAMS LAS MAREAS COSTA RICA Unlimited-Luxury GUANACASTE Escape to this vibrant getaway situated on a secluded beach and surrounded by lush green mountains. Ideal for active travelers the resort offers soft adventure featuring watersports land activities and swimming. Thatched palapas invite you to relax and unwind. FEATURES & AMENITIES 447 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C 7 Bars Kids Program Patio Balcony Nightly Entertainment 2 Pools 8 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Whirlpool Wi-Fi MOUNTAIN PARADISE HOTEL ARENAL Enjoy dramatic views of Arenal Volcano at this hilltop resort set in a breathtaking landscape. Each suite features a remote smart system for room controls. Ideal for romance vacations unwind with a relaxing spa treatment after a day of adventure. FEATURES & AMENITIES 46 Guest Rooms Volcano View A C Bar Breakfast Included Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi HOTEL ARENAL MANOA HOT SPRINGS ARENAL The natural beauty of this magical paradise makes it the perfect place to rest relax and enjoy the majestic view of Arenal Volcano. Surrounded by gardens pastures and animals rooms are designed so that each one offers a panoramic view. FEATURES & AMENITIES 84 Guest Rooms Volcano View A C Bar Breakfast Included 2 Pools Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Whirlpool Wi-Fi MONTANA DE FUEGO RESORT & SPA ARENAL Discover panoramic views at this casual resort at the foot of Arenal Volcano. Inspired by the beauty of the private reserve that surrounds it the hotel is a carbon-neutral operation. Spend the day exploring the onsite adventure park or unwind in the onsite hot springs and spa. FEATURES & AMENITIES 66 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available Onsite Hot Springs A C Babysitting Bar Breakfast Included Jetted Tub Kids Program Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi ARENAL PARA SO HOTEL RESORT & SPA ARENAL Set amidst the lush rainforest below the majestic Arenal Volcano this resort offers a rustic retreat amid natural surroundings. After a day of outdoor adventure enjoy relaxing mineral hot springs and tropical gardens or a spa treatment. FEATURES & AMENITIES 118 Guest Rooms Volcano View A C Bar Breakfast Included Fitness Center Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi 14 n Pleasant Holidays COSTA RICA EL SILENCIO LODGE & SPA CENTRAL VALLEY Designed by one of Costa Rica s most prominent architects this Central Valley resort provides a seamless natural immersion experience. It features a 500-acre private cloud forest reserve and is flanked by the Juan Castro Blanco and Poas Volcano National Parks. FEATURES & AMENITIES 20 Guest Rooms Babysitting Bar Breakfast Included Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Whirlpool Wi-Fi PACUARE LODGE Ages 7 CENTRAL VALLEY Journey to a magical place where tropical nature delights the senses and the adventures are sublime. Eco-friendly bungalows and elegant suites are illuminated by lanterns and candles and nestle between a pristine wilderness reserve and the Pacuare River a whitewater haven. FEATURES & AMENITIES 18 Guest Rooms Meal Inclusive Canopy Dining Main Access By Whitewater Raft Bar Ceiling Fan Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi PEACE LODGE CENTRAL VALLEY Located within the La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park this romantic lodge s accommodations are themed to complement its rainforest setting. The rustic architecture of every room includes a stone fireplace and a shower that becomes a waterfall with the turn of a knob. FEATURES & AMENITIES 18 Guest Rooms Onsite Nature Park 2 Bars Connecting Rooms Jetted Tub Patio Balcony Mini-Bar Pool 4 Restaurants Wi-Fi ANDAZ PENINSULA PAPAGAYO RESORT COSTA RICA GUANACASTE Nestled where the Gulf of Papagayo meets sapphire Culebra Bay this modern resort captures Costa Rica s Pura Vida spirit. The resort was designed to integrate luxury with the indigenous culture and the architecture evokes images of the tropical forest creatures. FEATURES & AMENITIES 153 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C Bar Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Jetted Tub Kids Program Patio Balcony Mini-Bar 2 Pools 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi EL MANGROOVE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION GUANACASTE Spanning 17 acres including an expansive beachfront this boutique resort is near the artsy town of El Coco and features unique dining experiences and a chic vibe. Contemporary linear architecture and natural furnishings inspire a state of barefoot luxury. FEATURES & AMENITIES 85 Guest Rooms On Beach Meal Plan Available 24-Hour Room Service A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Kids Program Nightly Entertainment Pool 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi FOUR SEASONS RESORT COSTA RICA AT PENINSULA PAPAGAYO GUANACASTE This stunning resort spills down a hillside to an isthmus of golden sand and azure sea. Enjoy cosmopolitan relaxed luxury and attentive service in a pristine tropical setting offering an array of eco-adventure activities in the tropical dry forest and beyond. FEATURES & AMENITIES 182 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available 24-Hour Room Service A C Babysitting Bar Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Golf Kids Program Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 4 Pools 4 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi JW MARRIOTT GUANACASTE RESORT & SPA GUANACASTE Experience the genuine warmth of Costa Rica with world-class luxury at this beachfront resort. Enjoy spacious accommodations featuring plush bedding marbled baths and exquisite amenities. Indulge your senses with a spa treatment or cool down in the infinity pool. FEATURES & AMENITIES 310 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C Babysitting 2 Bars Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Kids Program Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Pool 4 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays n 15 COSTA RICA PUNTA ISLITA Villas Available GUANACASTE Occupying a privileged location on the Nicoya Peninsula this upscale resort is ideal for those seeking impressive landscapes cultural authenticity and eco-adventure. From deluxe rooms to private plunge-pool villas this is a peaceful retreat offering homelike comfort. FEATURES & AMENITIES 54 Guest Rooms Oceanfront A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Golf 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi CALA LUNA BOUTIQUE HOTEL & VILLAS Villas Available GUANACASTE This eco-chic boutique hotel offers an array of accommodations. Located in Tamarindo learn to ride the waves. When the sun goes down experience the many fusion delights from Cala Moresca. FEATURES & AMENITIES 31 Guest Rooms A C Bar Breakfast Included Pool Restaurant Spa (Treatments Available) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi RIU PALACE COSTA RICA All-Inclusive GUANACASTE Indulge your playful side with activities day and night for all ages. An ideal base for exploring the natural wonders of Guanacaste the resort offers ample watersports tempting dining Renova Spa and more. FEATURES & AMENITIES 538 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C 5 Bars Casino 4 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi SECRETS PAPAGAYO COSTA RICA Unlimited-Luxury Ages 18 GUANACASTE Situated on the Papagayo Peninsula this adults-only hideaway indulges you with a memorable experience. Intimate rooms tucked into lush tropical gardens feel a million miles away. FEATURES & AMENITIES 202 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C 5 Bars Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi THE WESTIN GOLF RESORT & SPA PLAYA CONCHAL All-Inclusive GUANACASTE This retreat features richly appointed accommodations with the signature Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath . Rejuvenate at the spa play golf and feast on numerous culinary offerings. FEATURES & AMENITIES 406 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C 5 Bars Connecting Rooms Golf Kids Program Patio Balcony 2 Pools 10 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi NAMMB BEACHFRONT BUNGALOWS GUANACASTE Discover this family-friendly hotel with a focus on preserving the biodiversity of the ecosystem that surrounds it. Unwind in thatched-roof bungalows that blend into the lush hillside or in a reclining lounge chair on the expansive pool deck overlooking the beach. FEATURES & AMENITIES 63 Guest Rooms Oceanfront A C Bar Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Whirlpool Wi-Fi OCCIDENTAL PAPAGAYO All-Inclusive Ages 18 GUANACASTE This tropical escape is situated along a bluff overlooking the Pacific coastline. Delight in limitless daily activities and nightly entertainment along with rest and relaxation in a superb natural setting surrounded by the natural beauty of the area. FEATURES & AMENITIES 163 Guest Rooms A C 5 Bars Fitness Center Mini-Bar Nightly Entertainment Patio Balcony Pool 4 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi 16 n Pleasant Holidays COSTA RICA RIU GUANACASTE All-Inclusive GUANACASTE This family-friendly beachfront resort invites endless relaxation and fun. Guest rooms offer modern amenities and comfort while the Renova Spa tempts with soothing treatments. FEATURES & AMENITIES 701 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Babysitting 5 Bars Casino Dance Club Disco Mini-Bar Nightly Entertainment Patio Balcony 3 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi TAMARINDO DIRIA BEACH RESORT GUANACASTE This beachfront resort is located in the heart of Tamarindo along the white sand of the most famous beach in Costa Rica. Explore the shops nightlife and attractions of this lively town or enjoy nearby golf. Surf the world-famous waves or wind down to a slower pace and just relax. FEATURES & AMENITIES 238 Guest Rooms On Beach A C 4 Bars Breakfast Included Casino Fitness Center Patio Balcony 4 Pools 6 Restaurants Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi BAHIA DEL SOL BEACH FRONT BOUTIQUE HOTEL GUANACASTE Watch the sun set into the tranquil Pacific at this hotel nestled amidst tropical gardens. Set on sunny Potrero Beach be carefree in the warm calm ocean waters. Meander landscaped grounds that include artistic gardens with native and exotic species. FEATURES & AMENITIES 28 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Babysitting Bar Breakfast Included Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools Restaurant Spa (Treatments Available) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi HILTON GARDEN INN LIBERIA AIRPORT GUANACASTE Conveniently located this hotel provides easy access to Costa Rica s best-loved attractions including beaches volcanoes and hot springs. Ensure a restful night s sleep in the Garden Sleep System bed. Work out in the fitness center or take a refreshing plunge in the pool. FEATURES & AMENITIES 169 Guest Rooms A C Bar Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Pool Restaurant Spa (Treatments Available) Wi-Fi OCCIDENTAL TAMARINDO All-Inclusive GUANACASTE Located just outside Tamarindo this resort offers a beachfront location and ample access to watersports. Its beach has been awarded the prestigious 5-star Blue Flag status which certifies its safety and cleanliness. FEATURES & AMENITIES 198 Guest Rooms On Beach A C 3 Bars Dance Club Disco Kids Program Nightly Entertainment Pool 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi VILLAS SOL HOTEL & BEACH RESORT All-Inclusive GUANACASTE Unwind in paradise at this relaxing resort located on a hill bathed by the coastal sun. Combining beauty elegance and comfort indulge in attentive service and activities for all ages. FEATURES & AMENITIES 189 Guest Rooms A C Babysitting 2 Bars Connecting Rooms Dance Club Disco Kids Program Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar FLAMINGO BEACH RESORT & SPA GUANACASTE 120 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available On Beach A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Kids Program Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi GAIA HOTEL & RESERVE Villas Available Ages 18 MANUEL ANTONIO 22 Guest Rooms 24-Hour Room Service A C Bar Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms 3 Pools Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays n 17 COSTA RICA SI COMO NO RESORT SPA & WILDLIFE REFUGE MANUEL ANTONIO 58 Guest Rooms A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi HOTEL PARADOR RESORT & SPA MANUEL ANTONIO 129 Guest Rooms A C Babysitting 2 Bars Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Patio Balcony 3 Pools 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi MONTEVERDE 20 Guest Rooms Bar Breakfast Included Patio Restaurant Wi-Fi EL ESTABLO MOUNTAIN HOTEL & PRIVATE RESERVE MONTEVERDE 155 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available 2 Bars Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Patio Balcony 2 Pools 2 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST LODGE TANGO MAR BEACHFRONT BOUTIQUE HOTEL & VILLAS NICOYA PENINSULA 46 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Patio Balcony 4 Pools Whirlpool Wi-Fi HOTEL VILLA CALETAS & ZEPHYR PALACE PUNTARENAS 52 Guest Rooms A C Bar Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Mini-Bar Patio Balcony 4 Pools 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi LOS SUENOS MARRIOTT OCEAN & GOLF RESORT PUNTARENAS 201 Guest Rooms On Beach A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Golf Kids Program Pool 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi DOUBLETREE RESORT BY HILTON CENTRAL PACIFIC All-Inclusive PUNTARENAS 315 Guest Rooms On Beach A C Babysitting 4 Bars Kids Program 5 Pools 5 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi COSTA RICA MARRIOTT SAN JOS 299 Guest Rooms 24-Hour Room Service A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Mini-Bar 2 Pools 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi SAN JOS 222 Guest Rooms 24-Hour Room Service A C Bar Breakfast Included Casino Fitness Center Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi REAL INTERCONTINENTAL SAN JOS COSTA RICA SAN JOS 372 Guest Rooms 24-Hour Room Service A C Bar Breakfast Included Mini-Bar 3 Pools 4 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi DOUBLETREE BY HILTON CARIARI SAN JOSE BARCEL SAN JOS SAN JOS 254 Guest Rooms Complimentary Airport Shuttle 24-Hour Room Service A C Bar Breakfast Included Mini-Bar Patio Balcony Pool 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi LAGUNA LODGE TORTUGUERO TORTUGUERO 106 Guest Rooms Meal Inclusive 3 Bars Ceiling Fan 2 Pools Restaurant Wi-Fi MAWAMBA LODGE TORTUGUERO 58 Guest Rooms Meal Inclusive Nature Trails On Non-Swimmable Beach Bar Ceiling Fan Pool Restaurant Wi-Fi 18 n Pleasant Holidays NICARAGUA Honduras Managua Granada Isletas Jicaro Island Ecolodge Redonda Bay Aqua Wellness Resort Mukul Beach Golf & Spa Resort Playa Manzanillo Lake Nicaragua Playa Ocotal Morgan s Rock Hacienda and Ecolodge Pacific Ocean Costa Rica Discover this beautiful country s dramatic landscape of lakes volcanoes and golden beaches and explore its culture in historic colonial cities. JICARO ISLAND ECOLODGE Ages 12 GRANADA ISLETAS Indulge in intimate two-story treehouse-style casita accommodations on a secluded island in Lake Nicaragua. All casitas are just a short walk from the resort s amenities. Explore the lake by paddleboard or kayak practice yoga and live the sustainable lifestyle. FEATURES & AMENITIES 9 Guest Rooms Meal Inclusive On Private Island Sustainability Tours Bar Ceiling Fan Pool Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi MUKUL BEACH GOLF & SPA RESORT PLAYA MANZANILLO Cradled in an exotic tropical forest this beachfront resort combines luxurious pampering and authentic cultural experiences on the Pacific shores of Nicaragua. Intimate and secluded this charming getaway boasts an 18-hole golf course and a spa that draws inspiration from its surroundings. FEATURES & AMENITIES 37 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available On Beach A C Bar Golf Kids Program Patio Balcony Pool 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi MORGAN S ROCK HACIENDA AND ECOLODGE PLAYA OCOTAL Settle in to your bungalow alongside a mile-long beach that s home to nesting turtles. Take in the views from your terrace daybed suspended by ropes. The onsite farm produces about 60 percent of the resort s food and guests are invited to visit and even help out. FEATURES & AMENITIES 15 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available On Beach Bar Breakfast Included Ceiling Fan Patio Balcony Pool Restaurant Spa (Treatments Available) Wi-Fi AQUA WELLNESS RESORT REDONDA BAY This eco-luxury resort s treehouse accommodations are situated in a lush tropical forest and offer unparalleled views. The natural setting on a private beach cove is perfect for yoga meditation and nourishing spa treatments. FEATURES & AMENITIES 37 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available Free Open-Air Yoga Classes On Beach A C Breakfast Included Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays n 19 PANAMA Caribbean Sea Gamboa Rainforest Resort Gamboa Panama City Trump International Hotel and Tower Panama Costa Rica Playa Bonita Playa Blanca This eclectic country offers both a modern city experience bustling with activity and tranquil resort areas inviting endless relaxation. GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT Riu Plaza Panama Le Meridien Panama The Westin Playa Bonita Dreams Delight Playa Bonita Panama Sheraton Bijao Beach Resort Riu Playa Blanca JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort Colombia Gulf of Panama GAMBOA Venture beyond ordinary deep in the heart of the Panamanian rainforest at this unique resort where the scenic Chagres River meets the Panama Canal. Discover an amazing natural experience coupled with superior service in the tranquility of the rainforest. FEATURES & AMENITIES 166 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available 24-Hour Room Service A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included 2 Pools 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AND TOWER PANAMA PANAMA CITY Rising 70 stories above Panama Bay this luxury hotel is the tallest and largest building in Central America with a landmark design. Just steps from Punta Pacifica s sophisticated shops and nightlife enjoy waterfront dining and five radiant pools on the 13th-floor deck. FEATURES & AMENITIES 369 Guest Rooms 24-Hour Room Service A C 4 Bars Casino Connecting Rooms Kids Program Mini-Bar Nightly Entertainment Patio Balcony 5 Pools 3 Restaurants Spa (Treatments Available) Wi-Fi LE MERIDIEN PANAMA PANAMA CITY This hotel lies on the edge of the Bay of Panama overlooking the old and new quarters of the city bordered by charming restaurants and vibrant nightlife. Guest rooms and suites feature marble bathrooms and fine amenities. Sensory Spa by Clarins is ideal for pampering. FEATURES & AMENITIES 111 Guest Rooms 24-Hour Room Service A C Babysitting Bar Breakfast Included Connecting Rooms Fitness Center Jetted Tub Kids Program Mini-Bar 2 Pools Restaurant Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi RIU PLAZA PANAMA PANAMA CITY Located in the heart of the city this hotel has sweeping views and comfortable accommodations. A selection of restaurants spans a variety of cuisines. Indulge in relaxing spa treatments before heading out to take in the city s vibrant nightlife. FEATURES & AMENITIES 644 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available 24-Hour Room Service A C 2 Bars Breakfast Included Fitness Center Kids Program Pool 3 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi 20 n Pleasant Holidays PANAMA DREAMS DELIGHT PLAYA BONITA PANAMA Defined DelightsTM PLAYA BONITA Set amidst the gorgeous golden beaches of Playa Bonita this family-friendly resort delights with activities and entertainment for all ages. Discover this tropical nature-filled paradise near the shopping districts of Panama City the Punta Bruja Nature Reserve and the iconic Panama Canal. FEATURES & AMENITIES 310 Guest Rooms On Beach A C 4 Bars Dance Club Disco Kids Club Nightly Entertainment 5 Pools 6 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi JW MARRIOTT PANAMA GOLF & BEACH RESORT Villas Available PLAYA BLANCA Discover a distinctive oasis at this premier resort offering elegant accommodations among lush gardens and a lagoon with vistas of the Pacific Ocean. FEATURES & AMENITIES 118 Guest Rooms Meal Plan Available Corotu Spa Treatments 24-Hour Room Service A C 4 Bars Breakfast Included Fitness Center Golf Kids Program Patio Balcony 10 Pools 5 Restaurants Wi-Fi RIU PLAYA BLANCA All-Inclusive PLAYA BLANCA The golden beaches of Playa Blanca are the perfect setting for a family vacation or couple s getaway. This resort offers an ideal beach for relaxing and plenty of sports and activities. Sample a variety of world cuisines at the many restaurants and let the children explore the kids club. FEATURES & AMENITIES 573 Guest Rooms On Beach A C 5 Bars Dance Club Disco Kids Program Patio Balcony 3 Pools 4 Restaurants Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi SHERATON BIJAO BEACH RESORT All-Inclusive PLAYA BLANCA Located on three miles of pristine beach with a lush terraced pool landscape all rooms are within steps of the pool and beach area. Indulge in the hotel s many services including a pampering spa and tennis. Enjoy all the inclusions of a big resort within an intimate setting. FEATURES & AMENITIES 293 Guest Rooms On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C 4 Bars 5 Pools 4 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Swim-Up Bar Wi-Fi THE WESTIN PLAYA BONITA PLAYA BONITA Beachfront infinity-edge pools provide a refreshing escape overlooking the Pacific Ocean and a private white-sand beach. You ll find plenty of ways to relax at the Sensory Spa by Clarins. Enjoy ocean or tropical rainforest views that will leave you rested and renewed. FEATURES & AMENITIES 611 Guest Rooms All-Inclusive Available On Beach 24-Hour Room Service A C 4 Bars Breakfast Included 4 Pools 6 Restaurants Spa (Full-Service) Wi-Fi Pleasant Holidays n 21 ACTIVITIES LAMANAI MAYA TEMPLES PANAMA HISTORICAL TOUR SKY TRAM EMBER INDIGENOUS VILLAGE TOUR HORSEBACK RIDING CAVE TUBING BELIZE HOL CHAN MARINE RESERVE Discover the coral reefs of Central America s first marine reserve alive with an abundant array of aquatic life. Tour options include snorkeling or SNUBA. NATIONAL PARK AND WILDLIFE REFUGE TOURS Take a guided tour through Costa Rica s finest tropical open spaces which are home to multiple species of butterflies birds monkeys and orchids. (ARENAL GUANACASTE MANUEL ANTONIO MONTEVERDE AND PUNTARENAS) a scenic boat ride. Upon arrival at the temples of Lamanai enjoy a historical presentation. Then visit the most important sights on an archeological walk including the Mask Jaguar and High temples. LAMANAI MAYA TEMPLES & NEW RIVER SAFARI Start your day with COMBO TOUR WITH DOKA POAS AND LA PAZ WATERFALL Experience CAVE TUBING & ZIPLINE ADVENTURE Soar through the canopy on a series of ziplines ranging between 150 and 600 feet. After a short guided walk and instruction float on the current aboard an inflated inner tube winding through the cave system. BLUE HOLE FLY OVER TOUR Fly to Lighthouse Reef Atoll and make three distinct adventures beginning with the Doka Coffee Plantation. Continue on to the Poas volcano for an overview of the main crater then lunch at the La Paz Waterfall Gardens and hike to the spectacular falls with visits to the hummingbird gallery serpentarium bird house butterfly garden and frog exhibit. (SAN JOS ) PANAMA PANAMA CANAL Journey through the locks of this famed canal on a several flybys to get a bird s eye view of this amazing natural wonder. En route you will see the Belize Barrier Reef and Turneffe Atoll. boat tour that lets you experience this Wonder of the Modern World. (GAMBOA RAINFOREST PANAMA CITY PLAYA BLANCA AND PLAYA BONITA) COSTA RICA VIDA AVENTURA SUPER COMBO This full-day tour is the perfect mix offering ziplining horseback riding volcano views thermal pools a mud bath and a visit to Liberia Town. (GUANACASTE) EMBER INDIGENOUS VILLAGE TOUR Immerse yourself in the ancient culture of this remote village where time has stood still for more than four centuries. Enjoy music and dance glimpse mystical rituals and watch the Ember women weave beautiful baskets. (GAMBOA RAINFOREST PANAMA CITY PLAYA BLANCA AND PLAYA BONITA) CANOPY TOUR See the rainforest from above with a thrilling zipline JACO MANUEL ANTONIO AND MONTEVERDE) PORTOBELO HISTORICAL TOUR Explore this sleepy bayside town rich tour of the canopy that provides stunning forest views. (GUANACASTE WHITE-WATER RAFTING Take a plunge down the rapids through largely with colonial history from the five fortresses where cannons still stand guard to the Custom House built in 1640. See the famed statue of the Black Christ thought to possess divine powers. unexplored tropical wilderness. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way whether you re a beginner or expert nature lover or adrenaline junkie. (GUANACASTE MANUEL ANTONIO PUNTARENAS AND SAN JOS ) (GAMBOA RAINFOREST PANAMA CITY PLAYA BLANCA AND PLAYA BONITA) SKY TREK SKY TRAM & SKY WALK TOUR Begin on the Sky Tram a cable-driven open tram that offers panoramic views of the adventure you re about to experience. Venture along the canopy on ziplines and hanging bridges at heights up to 524 feet along the Continental Divide. (ARENAL AND MONTEVERDE) CANOPY TOUR AT LAS NUBES Take in sweeping views of San Juan del Sur Bay as you glide between platforms on a zipline and traverse hanging bridges. (SAN JUAN DEL SUR) CLASSIC MASAYA AND CATARINA Experience the best of Nicaragua on this full-day tour that includes visits to Masaya Volcano National Park a handicraft market in Masaya and the charming village of Catarina Town. Enjoy views of Apoyo lagoon Mombacho volcano Granada and Lake Nicaragua. Tour includes lunch in a traditional restaurant. (SAN JUAN DEL SUR GRANADA) NICARAGUA 22 n Pleasant Holidays VACATION COVERAGE & GENERAL INFORMATION VACATION COVERAGE Prepare for unexpected events that influence vacation plans with Pleasant Holidays Protection Plan Plus. Our comprehensive travel protection plan offers benefits coverage and assistance services designed to meet travelers needs at affordable rates. Pleasant Holidays Protection Plan Plus includes our Pre-Departure Travel Arrangement and Waiver Benefits combined with Post-Departure Travel Insurance Benefits. 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