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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.
Fully immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s language and culture and learn what the Ticos mean when they say, "Pura Vida." Engage in sessions at the certified Costa Rica Learning Academy in San José, structured to incorporate all language levels. In Arenal, learn about the region's famous volcano and meet residents in local communities for an intimate experience of this peaceful nation. Continue to Sarapiqui in the northeastern lowlands, where interactive excursions enhance your vocabulary on the natural history of Costa Rica.


Highlights

• Join the alumni ranks at one of the top Spanish language schools in Costa Rica.
• Combine language lessons with natural history at a private cloud forest reserve.
• Practice what you learn with local residents in San Jose and rural Costa Rica.

Program Notes

Program is open to all language levels.

Activity Notes

Minimal walking over mostly flat terrain in city environments and on well-maintained paths and forest trails.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival San José, 3 nights; coach to Arenal, 3 nights; coach to Sarapiqui, 3 nights; coach to San José; departure.

Date Notes
10/7/2014
The itinerary for this date is as follows: Arrival San José, 4 nights; coach to Arenal, 3 nights; coach to Sarapiqui, 3 nights; coach to San José, 1 night; departure. Please see detailed itinerary for specifics.1/21/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance.2/11/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance.3/4/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance.4/22/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance5/13/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance10/7/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance11/4/2015
Participants will depart at 6:00am from Selva Verde Lodge on Day 10. Please do not book flights earlier than noon for departure day. There will also be another transfer at 9:00am for those with later flights.For participants who need or have departure flights earlier than noon, please contact your provider, Holbrook Travel 800-866-7111, for assistance

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
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
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