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Program #21280RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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.
Start of Program
Nov 29, 2014
The program begins in San Jose, Costa Rica in the late afternoon at the program hotel
You will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Corobici that night.
Location: San Jose
Transportation to site: Transfers will be provided for participants who book their air travel through Road Scholar, and are arriving on the program date.

End of Program
Dec 11, 2014
The program ends after breakfast on board the ship in Miami
You will be staying at the Crystal Serenity the night before.
Location: At Sea
Transportation to site: There will be one transfer from the cruise terminal to Miami International Airport (MIA) upon disembarkation in Miami. All participants are welcome to join this transfer. Participants who are staying in Miami, or do not wish to take the group transfer, will be allowed to disembark once the ship is cleared by local officials. Taxis will be readily available. We do not recommend booking flights that depart earlier then 12:00 noon.
Type: Hotel

Description: Although a bustling metropolitan and Costa Rica's capital city, San Jose sits in the lush Central Valley, surrounded by volcanic mountains and grano de oro farms. The Crowne Plaza San Jose - Corobici Hotel is the perfect place to stay on your business trip or vacation, as we're just five minutes from the financial district and 15 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO).

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Sabana Norte Contiguo
Agencia Datsun
San Jose, Costa Rica
phone: +8772CROWNE
Room amenities: All Guest rooms are spacious, comfortable, equipped with A/C, cable TV, wireless internet connection, mini bar, laptop size safety deposit box, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker and 24 hour room service.

Facility amenities: Business Services : Business Center , Business Center Staffed Between 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM, Copying, Courier Service, E-mail & Internet, Executive Floors, Executive Suites, Mobile Phone Rental, PC available, Printer, Technical Concierge, High-speed Internet Access, Service Provider: Business Center, Wireless Data Connection, Service Provider: Business Center, Secretarial Services Health and Fitness Center (On-site): One of the best Fitness Center in Costa Rica, with aerobics, swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, spinning and beauty Parlor, Health/Fitness Center On-Site, The Fitness Center Times: Mon to Fri 5am to 10pm , Fitness Center Type: EXTENSIVE Spa Facilities: Multi Spa Corobicí: This Spa, offers a very professional staff, bilingual trainners, with an experience of more than 10 years in this specialized segment. The Spa offers different options for our hotel guests , pilates, yoga, aerobics, Tae Bo, Dancing Public Space Data Services: High-speed Internet Access, Service Provider: Business Center, Wireless Data Connection, Service Provider: Business Center, Other Data Connections Entertainment and Recreation: The Hotel has its own outdoor swimming pool, casino and variety of gambling games, souvenir shop, 24hour medical service, free parking, car rental offices and a local tour operator. Casino, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Pool Housekeeping and Laundry Services: On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Hours Of Operation:8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Daily Housekeeping, Weekly Housekeeping, Dry Cleaning Pickup/Laundry, Same Day Dry Cleaning, Shoe Shine Miscellaneous: ATM/Cash Machine, Concierge Services, Dedicated Lounge (or 24 Hour Lounge), Ice Machine

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The readers of Condé Nast Traveler consistently vote Crystal Serenity the number one cruise ship in the world. At 68,000 tons and capable of serving 1,070 guests, Crystal Serenity while the larger of Crystal's two ships, still maintains one of the highest space-per-guest ratios at sea, so you'll never feel crowded.

Ship Information: Guest Capacity: 1,070 Per guest space ratio: 63 Ship’s Registry: The Bahamas Officers: European Captain, International Officers International Crew: Countries Represented: 40 European-trained Hotel and Dining Staff American/European Cruise Staff Total Crew: 655 Gross Registered Tons: 68,870 Length: 820 ft. (249.9 m) Width: 106 ft. (32.3 m) Draft: 25 ft. (7.6 m) Cruising Speed: 21 knots Maximum Speed: 22 knots

Contact info:
2049 Century Park East
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067 USA
phone: 310-785-9300
web: www.crystalcruises.com

Room amenities: Hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, soap, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, sewing kit, umbrealla, pillow menu, 24 hour in stateroom dining, wireless internet access, phone, TV, refrigerator filled with complimentary soft drinks and bottled water, safe

Facility amenities: Two-story Crystal Plaza and Crystal Cove, lobby area with atrium, comfortable seating and piano bar "Avenue of the Stars" shopping arcade with three boutiques offering upscale clothing, jewelry, and specialty items. Casino featuring slot machines, bar poker and slant top poker machines, blackjack tables, craps, a roulette table, baccarat table and the Ultimate Texas Hold'em Galaxy Lounge, the ship's main entertainment venue Hollywood Theatre for recently released movies, with state-of-the-art audio visual and translation equipment that may be used for meetings and/or conferences; theatre also features audio enhancement for the hearing-impaired Computer University@Sea® center with a lab for classroom instruction and separate room offering 24-hour Internet and e-mail access The Studio, a completely new learning center for a variety of creative and educational hands-on classes Variety of lounges including the Stardust Club for dancing and cabaret, Avenue Saloon cocktail and piano bar, Connoisseur Club, an intimate refined cigar lounge, Palm Court/Sunset Bar observation lounge, and Pulse disco Fantasia children's center and Waves teen center Library featuring over 3,000 books, videos, DVDs, and books-on-tape Bridge Lounge Wi-Fi access is available on board throughout the ship Laundry Service Complimentary self-service launderettes including washing machines, detergent, fabric softener, dryers, irons and ironing boards are provided on Decks 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 9:00 AM

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12 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips

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