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Walking & Wellness: Costa Rican Secrets of Longevity

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Program #21436RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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: 16 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

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

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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Borinquen Mountain Resort & Spa: Rincon de la Vieja, 3 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: This charming mountain resort has the look and feel of a hacienda-- a feeling that is further enhanced by the property's large and well equiped horse stables. Accommodations are provided in bungalows and villas with views of the gardens and forested hillsides.

Contact info:
9.7 miles from Cañas Dulces town
Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica
phone: +506-2690-1900
web: www.borinquenresort.com

Room amenities: Rooms are air conditioned and have private bathrooms, hair dryers, satelite TVs, telephones, mini-bars, coffee makers, in-room safes, and terra cotta floors.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, outdoor swimming pool, hot springs, volcanic mud pots, steam rooms, spa services, canopy zip line, stables and horses, ATVs, and trails. Some amenities are provided as an extra service and will be subject to an additional cost.

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

Additional nights before: Subject to availability.
Room type and rates are subject to hotel availability. Please contact your Road Scholar program provider at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com for assistance in booking additional nights.

Hotel Sugar Beach: Playa Pan de Azucar, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel Sugar Beach is located on the beautiful, secluded Playa Pan de Azucar Beach on Costa Rica's nothern Pacific coast. The property can accommodate up to 80 guests in comfortable lodgings including rooms, suites and beach casitas. Guests arriving or departing from the international airport in Liberia can drive to and from the hotel within 1.5 hours (San Jose is approximately 5 hours).

Contact info:
0000000000000000000
Playa Pan de Azucar, Costa Rica
phone: +506-2654-4242
web: www.sugar-beach.com

Room amenities: All rooms are air conditioned and have private bathrooms, ceiling fans, tiled floors, televisions, in-room safe, large picture windows, veranda, and garden or ocean views.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, beach access, gift shop, laundry service, and massage services.

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

Additional nights after: Prices subject to availability
Room types and rates are subject to hotel availability. Please contact your program provider at 1-800-866-7111 for assistance in reserving 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 ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.9
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