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Buena Vista Tours & Transportation Services

Hotel Buena Vista is a boutique resort situated in the mountainous center of Costa Rica. Many of the highlights of the country are in our immediate vicinity. The volcano “Poas” is the most popular destination in Costa Rica and is literally in our front yard. The hotel offers 2 types of touring services. First, we provide full or half day private tours to all popular destinations. You can select from our standard tours menu or create a customized tour of your own. Secondly, we provide private transportation to your next hotel or other destination anywhere in Costa Rica. Our vehicles are new, air conditioned, and seat up to 11 persons. The drivers are professional, friendly and speak excellent English.

 

Our Most Popular Tours (or create your own)

*TOUR PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE PARK ENTRANCE FEES*

1. Poás Volcano: Take a very pleasant drive up the mountain slopes to the rim of the awesome Poas crater. Poas is one of the larger active volcanoes in the world. The view is spectacular, and the tour includes a short hike in the national park to the cold crater of Botos Lagoon.

Two people 4 Hour Max Total $95
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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2. La Paz Waterfall Gardens: Visit Costa Rica’s most extraordinary biological park featuring tropical gardens, extensive aviary and hummingbird observatory. Explore the incredible trails and view the worlds largest butterfly enclosure, an orchid exhibition, and aquarium. While exploring the lush tropical gardens you will encounter the exotic birds and animals of Costa Rica, great macaws, toucans, monkeys, jaguars, pumas, and much more. The park features several restaurants and pools as well as amazing walking trails crossing 5 stunning waterfalls. A true highlight of Costa Rica.

Two people 5 Hour Max Total $95
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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3. Poás Volcano & La Paz Waterfall Gardens: This 2 destination tour is our most popular selection. In 6 to 8 hours you can visit the awe inspiring Poas volcano and the extraordinary bio park and nature reserve, “La Paz Waterfall Park”.

Two people 8 Hour Max Total $130
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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4. Doka coffee tour: A very pleasant and informative tour of Costa Rica’s premier coffee grower/producer. Tour the plantations, visit the processing facilities and learn all there is to know from the farming to the finished product, that delicious cup of world famous Costa Rican Coffee.

Two people 4 Hour Max Total $50
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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5. Learn to Surf: Visit the world famous Playa Jacó. Enjoy a private surfing lesson where professional surfing instructors will have you up and surfing in no time! Tour includes the town of Jacó, gift shops, restaurants and nice beach, for swimming & sunbathing. Also see the huge crocodiles at the Tarcoles River.

Two people 8 Hour Max Total $290
Extra surfing students $80 each
Extra non-surfers $20 each

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6. Grecia & Sarchi:  Explore these 2 scenic and charming towns. Visit the unique ¨all metal¨ church in Grecia. Sarchi is the countrie’s crafts and artesian center. See the historic oxcart factory and the many master wood carving facilities. This tour features leisurely walking with extensive shopping opportunities and restaurants.

Two people 8 Hour Max Total $120
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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7. Canopy Tour: Experience fast and exhilarating zip-lining through the lush jungle canopy. This is definitely thrilling but at the same time safe for everyone.

Two people 4 Hour Max Total $70
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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8. Poás Volcano & Canopy Tour (zip lining) Poas has one of the world’s larger active craters.  After viewing the main caldera take a 30 minute walk through the high altitude rain forest and you will come upon the cold, clear water filled, extinct crater, Botos lagoon. Later take a canopy tour where you will enjoy an exhilarating and safe adventure through the lush, green jungle canopy.

Two people 6 Hour Max Total $130
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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9. Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs: Visit the most active awe inspiring volcano in Costa Rica, the majestic Arenal. Combine this experience with the gorgeous Lake Arenal and the myriad of incredible hot springs. The nature trails, zip lining and trekking opportunities are truly breath taking.

Two people 12 Hour Max Total $290
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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10. San Jose City Tour: A very interesting and informative walking tour of the historic capital city highlights. Visit the National Museum, National Theater, as well as the dazzling, Gold Museum and the San Jose Cathedral. This tour also includes the Central Market and the Artesian Market. Excellent restaurants and shopping opportunities abound.

Two people 8 Hour Max Total $110
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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11. Irazú Volcano & Cartago City: Another spectacular example of intense geologic activity. This tour includes the historic city of Cartago (the old capital). See the famous Basilica Church and Costa Rica´s principle shrine “Virgen de los Angeles”. Time permitting; you can also visit the spectacular Lankaster Gardens, 20 acres of incredible botanical wonderland. See 3000 varieties of plants including 800 species of orchids.

Two people 8 Hour Max Total $190
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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12. Barva Volcano: This volcano is inactive, but the scenery and abundant wildlife have to be seen to be believed .The opportunity for bird watching and photography are excellent. This tour is recommended for the physically fit who enjoy vigorous trekking.

Two people 8 Hour Max Total $160
Two children 12 and under free, extra adults or children $20 each

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Additional tours or create your own

  • Imbio Park
  • Cafe Britt & Heredia city
  • Zoo Aviary
  • Braulio Carrillo Rain Forest and Aerial Tram
  • White Water Rafting (Pacuare and Reventazón rivers)
  • Bird Watching and Photography

Next destination drop off rates

  • Drop Off Manuel Antonio $230
  • Drop Off Arenal $240
  • Drop Off Jaco $140
  • Drop Off Monteverde $270
  • Drop Off Cahuita- Puerto Viejo $320
  • Drop Off Sarapiqui area $ 200
  • Drop Off Tamarindo $360
  • Drop Off Samara $340

Tours do not include entry fees, meals, etc

We can drive you in comfort and safety to your next destination anywhere in Costa Rica.