Beaches, wildlife, diving, local delicacies -- "the pristine paradise of Costa Rica has them all," writes Conde Nast Traveler. Roam freely through its diverse landscapes with this seven-night self-guided vacation for $699 per person including tax. This deal saves as much as $250 per person on do-it-yourself arrangements.
Here's what it includes:
Here's what it costs to travel select dates through Dec. 15:
To travel select dates Jan. 3 - April 5, add $100 to the above prices.
The package allows travelers to tour at their own pace. In Arenal, hike up a towering volcano or try zip-lining, horseback riding or whitewater rafting. Soak in some rays in Papagayo, known for its unspoiled beaches and the tropical forest which lines the coast. Finish off in San Jose, with its 19th-century landmarks such as the National Theater of Costa Rica.
Starting at $249 more per person: Upgrade hotels to Hotel Arenal Manoa (with on-site hot springs), the RIU Guanacaste (all-inclusive) and the Costa Rica Marriott in San Jose (which Travel + Leisure has recognized as one of the best in the country).