Costa Rica & Panama Discovery

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  • 2011-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel through the tropical paradise of Costa Rica and Panama

Adventure-lovers rejoice! Here is a trip that delivers pure beach bliss, idyllic islands, curious creatures and small towns packed with charm. First travel to Costa Rica to uncover cultural gems in San Jose and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, then journey on to Panama for an intoxicating mixture of relaxation and adventure. Costa Rica and Panama are the very essence of Central American coastal beauty and this tour certainly catches them at their best.

  • Mix with bubbly locals in San Jose
  • Enjoy beachside fun at Bocas del Toro
  • Splash about in the crystal clear Caribbean Sea
  • Soak up the Santa Catalina surf vibe
  • Explore the eclectic streets of Panama City
  • Dial the relaxation up a notch in Boquete
  • Chill out in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Day 1 San Jose

With over half the country's population living within its parameters, San Jose is a bustling city with lively markets, intriguing museums and a dynamic atmosphere.

Days 2-4 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

A small town on the beautiful Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is located near Cahuita National Park - home to a weird and wonderful array of wildlife.

Days 5-7 Isla Bastimentos/Bocas del Toro

Just one of the beautiful islands which make up the Carribean haven of Bocas del Toro, Isla Bastimentos is gifted with a laidback atmosphere, coral reefs and stunning beaches.

Days 8-9 Boquete

Boquete's fresh air and picturesque mountain setting makes it one of Panama's top destinations for nature and outdoor lovers.

Days 10-11 Santa Catalina

The remote fishing village of Santa Catalina is an unspoilt paradise - surf, fish, snorkel or scuba dive to make the most of this idyllic location.

Days 12-13 Panama City

From the massive locks of the Panama Canal to the historical Casco Viejo district, Panama City offers a wealth of eclectic sights to explore.