Drake Bay offers a wide variety of eco lodges and accommodations, from tents to 4 star hotels, making a vacation at our tropical paradise available to every kind of traveler.
The Divine Dolphin offers the following recommended packages to make the most of your time in Drake Bay both on land and at sea. The price is based on a mid-range hotel with private bath and meals included. Use our Request Form for inquires about other options.
**Best of Drake Bay All Inclusive Package**
Six Nights, 1 night in San Jose, air and taxi to Drake Bay, Two Dolphin/Whale Tours, Corcovado National Park
$1350 per person based on double occupancy
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**Marine Lover's All Inclusive Package** Seven Nights, Best of Drake Bay PLUS Extra Night and Dolphin/Whale Tour
$1450 per person based on double occupancy
ITINERARYFOR BEST OF COSTA RICA & MARINE LOVER'S PACKAGES
Day 1 - Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica and spend the night at our recommended hotel in San Jose.
Day 2 - Fly directly to Drake Bay and take taxi to your local hotel. Relax, snorkel, horseback ride, canopy tour (tours for the day you arrive must be arranged ahead of time)
Day 3 - Dolphin and Whale Encounter. Tour starts at 8:00 am and ends between 1:30 and 2:30 pm depending on what we see. Lunch is either on the boat or at San Josecito beach where you can relax and snorkel. Tours are guided by Sierra, who has over 20 years guiding dolphin and whale encounters and is the founder of Vida Marina and The Divine Dolphin. See our “Day Tour” section for a list of species you might see during your chosen dates.
Day 4 - Corcovado National Park - After an early breakfast, you leave for Corcovado National Park. The crown jewel of Costa Rica's rainforests and the most biologically intense place on earth, Corcovado is home to 400 species of birds, 140 mammals, 116 species of amphibians and reptiles, 500 species of trees and 6000 species of insects. Corcovado National Park protects several endangered species including jaguar, puma, scarlet macaw, crocodiles, tapir, poison dart and golden frogs and the harpy eagle. Turtles lay their eggs on the beaches. Our experienced guide will help you to see and identify the amazing amount of animals, trees and plants found here. Hike through the rich rainforest and see for yourself what Costa Rica is most famous for. Lunch is served at the Ranger's Station. Back for dinner and sharing of sightseeing stories.
Day 5 - Dolphin and Whale Encounter.
Day 6 - Free day to hike, kayak, visit Cano Island for amazing snorkeling, horseback ride, fly through the air on the canopy tour, or just swing in a hammock. If enough of the group agrees, we can even do another dolphin and whale tour on this day. These tours are NOT included in the package and are extra. Cost depends on tour chosen.
Day 7 - (Best of Costa Rica Package) Return flight to San Jose in the AM
Day 7 - (Marine Lover's Package) Dolphin and Whale Encounter
Day 8 - (Marine Lover's Package) Return flight to San Jose in the AM
What the price includes:One night at selected hotel in San Jose, taxi to airport, roundtrip flight to/from Drake Bay plus transportation to/from airports, five night accommodations in Drake Bay, two dolphin/whale encounters, one guided tour to Corcovado National Park, all meals while in Drake Bay.
What it does NOT include: Flights to San Jose, Costa Rica (we recommend Spirit Air for cheap tickets if they fly from your area), meals while in San Jose, activities on your free day, airport exit fee of $27 (paid at the airport when you leave Costa Rica). Please read our Cancellation Policy before reserving below.
Cancellation Policy: More than 45 days prior to arrival:Your Deposits are non-refundable. However, if our office is notified in writing 45 days or more before arrival date, your deposits, less a $50.00 service charge per person, can be credited to the same trip, if rescheduled and taken within a 12 month period from the time we receive written notice of cancellation.Less than 45 days prior to arrival:
Cancellations received less than 45 days prior to departure forfeits all payments. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THE PURCHASE OF TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE! "No shows" will not receive any refund. No partial refunds or credits will be given for unused room reservations, services and tours due to circumstances beyond our control, such as bad weather, sickness, mechanical failure, change of mind, etc. In other words, if you have made reservations for 7 nights and stay only 6, you will still pay for 7 nights.