Save the Date!
Scheduled departure, February 22, 2018!
Surfing and Yoga, Waterfalls and Exotic Birds, Tranquil Forests and Splendid Beaches! Explore Bahia-Ballena Uvita, the gatweay to the Osa Peninsula and experience Corcovado National Park up close and personal. Costa Rica is a multifaceted destination with abundant natural resources, colorful scenery, and welcoming residents. This expertly guided small group tour is designed for the active leisure traveler who is eager to learn about the local culture and natural heritage in the tropical paradise of southern Costa Rica.
Hosted by Costa Rica Culture Tours and Bodhi Surf and Yoga, your professional guides facilitate a seamless experience of surfing, yoga, hiking, bird watching, beach combing, and other activities designed for the active traveler. Comfortable accommodations in an ecolodge style setting is minutes away from the Ballena National Marine Reserve with easy access to beaches, surfing, and excellent swimming conditions. Numerous dining options at small local restaurants are readily accessible to the tour group. Daily excursions are expertly guided by local naturalists, and transportation is provided to all activities.
Tentative Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Mid-day arrival into San Jose and transfer via private van to Uvita Bahia Ballena approximately 3.5 hours. Relax at lodge and welcome dinner for guests.
Day 2: Morning stretch and breakfast, surfing lesson #1, beach time, and lunch in village of Bahia Ballena. Guided walking tour of village then relaxing afternoon at lodge. Dinner on own in village or at lodge.
Day 3: Morning stretch and swim in ocean or pool. Breakfast and then guided hike to waterfall with great views of ocean and whales tail! Lunch at waterfall and afternoon relax at lodge or ocean swim.
Day 4: Morning stretch and light breakfast. Surf lesson # 2, beach time, lunch in village, and relaxing afternoon. Late afternoon guided tour of small organic farm, and meet the farmer. Dinner on own.
Day 5: Early morning stretch and light breakfast. Catch power boat to Corcovado National Park for guided tour featuring great biodiversity. Lunch at Corcovado National Park. Return for dinner in Bahia Ballena on own.
Day 7: Free day for beach combing, shopping, or relaxing, with evening farewell dinner at lodge.
Day 8: Early morning stretch and swim. Free day until departure for San Jose via private van. Overnight in San Jose.