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Costa Rica: Spanish Language in Nature's Playground

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Program #16394RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 30 total, 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Hotel Boutique Jade: San José, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Boutique Jade offers a relaxing and homey environment. It's 30 comfortable rooms are built around a tropical courtyard.

Contact info:
250 mts. North of Autos Subarú, Barrio Dent Los Yoses, San Pedro,
San Jose, 00000 Costa Rica
phone: +506-22242455
web: www.hotelboutiquejade.com/

Room amenities: Air-conditioning, WiFi, mini-bar, safety deposit box, hair dryer, cable TV, handicapped rooms, desk, and telephone

Facility amenities: Restaurant, currency exchange, WiFi, meeting rooms, laundry service, coffee station, room service, swimming pool, and private transportation services.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Subject to availability.
Additional nights are subject to availability.

Arenal Paraiso: Arenal Volcano, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: All rooms have views of the Arenal Volcano.

Contact info:
No info.
Arenal, 000000 Costa Rica
phone: +506-24605333
web: www.arenalparaiso.com

Room amenities: Hair dryer, mini refrigerator, cable TV, and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, 3 pools, bar, zip line, and spa.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Selva Verde Lodge: Sarapiqui, 3 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Nature Lodge built along the banks of the Sarapiqui River. Room modules are built on elevated platforms, surrounded by tropical vegetation. A large tract of private primary and secondary rainforest is accessible via a hanging bridge.

Contact info:
Chilamate
Sarapiqui, 00000 Costa Rica
phone: +506-27611800
web: www.selvaverde.com

Room amenities: Safety deposit boxes, ceiling fans, phones, screened windows, and hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Meeting rooms, restaurant, bar, and private rainforest reserve with trails.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Wyndham San José Herradura Hotel & Convention Center (formerly a Ramada property):...
Type: Hotel

Description: The Wyndham San José Herradura Hotel and Convention Center has 229 spacious rooms with modern conveniences and a long list of amenities that are meant to accommodate business travelers as well as vacationing families. It is conveniently located a short distance from San José's Juan Santamaria International Airport. The hotel has earned a Level 3 Certification for Sustainable Tourism by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute.

Contact info:
Across from General Cañas Highway, 5km south of the Juan Santamaria International Airport.
San José, Costa Rica
phone: +506-22099800
web: www.wyndham.com/hotels/costa-rica/san-jose/wyndham-san-jose-herradura-hotel-convention-center/hotel-overview

Room amenities: The spacious, air conditioned rooms have private baths, hair dryers, satellite TVs, direct-dial phones, mini refrigerators, coffee makers, safety deposit boxes, and internet access.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include: complimentary Wi-Fi, three restaurants, three swimming pools, a wet bar, Jacuzzis, casino, fitness center, spa services, laundry service, souvenir shop, beauty salon, business center, conference center, money exchange, Internet access, travel agency, and a souvenir shop. Wheelchair acessible elevators and public areas. Free airport shuttle service from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Free hotel shuttle service to San José attractions.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Subject to availability.
Rates and room types are subject to availability. Please contact your program provider at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com if you need assistance with booking additional hotel nights.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences

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