Costa Rica Honeymoon Vacation Itineraries

Costa Rica is the ultimate honeymoon destination, offering the perfect blend of adventure, nature, and relaxation. No two couples are alike, so we’ve created a la carte package that allows honeymooners and traveling couples to create the ultimate romantic getaway.

Experience What a Costa Rica Honeymoon is Like!

Choose your adventure in Costa Rica. Spend your honeymoon relaxing on the beach, exploring the interior volcanoes and mountains, or spotting wildlife in the rainforest. Why not do a little bit of everything?

We use small, personalized properties that offer intimate and private lodging for couples to have the most romantic experience possible. Each property has spacious rooms with large bathrooms and even the occasional outdoor shower and/or private plunge pool.


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Our Costa Rica Honeymoon & Romantic Itineraries

The following itineraries are meant for adventurous couples who want to fully experience the magic of Costa Rica’s diverse landscape. These itineraries work very well for honeymooners, those celebrating anniversaries, or any other special occasion like a birthday or retirement. The levels of activity and relaxation can be customized to your desire as a couple! Review our Costa Rica honeymoon and romantic getaway itineraries below, or customize your own trip.

Romantic Tropical Paradise Honeymoon in Costa Rica

Tropical Honeymoon in Paradise

Arenal -> Manuel Antonio or Playa Hermosa

As our most popular and inclusive Costa Rica couple’s vacation, this itinerary is excellent for a first-time trip to Costa Rica. On this itinerary, travelers will experience the rainforest, cloud forest, and stunning hidden beaches! With a balanced blend of adventure and relaxation, this itinerary has travelers spending active days rafting, on a canyoning excursion, horseback riding, or trekking deep into the jungle. There’s plenty of opportunity for relaxation, soaking in natural geothermal hot springs, relaxing on the beach as you take in the watercolor sunsets on the Pacific Coast, and unwinding each night in upscale accommodations.

Cost Range: $1,675 – $4,450 per person
Itinerary Duration: 8-11 days (7-10 nights)

Couple's Romantic Costa Rica Adventure Vacation Itinerary (Rafting)

Couple’s Romantic Costa Rica Adventure

Drake Bay -> Turrialba -> Pacuare River

This itinerary takes travelers off the beaten path to experience an often-overlooked side of Costa Rica. Explore an array of jungle environments on this romantic adventure itinerary that will take you and your loved one from rainforest preserves to the country’s incredible national parks and beyond. Thrill seekers will rejoice in the overnight Pacuare River rafting experience, which takes you deep into the jungle over thrilling class III and IV rapids, followed by a romantic night in a private cabin deep in the rainforest. After rafting, you’ll take a scenic in-country flight to the gorgeous Osa Peninsula (Drake Bay), where you’ll stay in a beautiful and well-appointed lodge overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Cost Range: $2,385 – $5,810 per person
Itinerary Duration: 8-11 days (7-10 nights)

Secluded Caribbean: Costa Rica Couple's Vacation Itinerary

Secluded Caribbean Costa Rica Getaway

Turrialba -> Pacuare River -> Puerto Viejo or Cahuita

Visit the stunning Talamanca Mountains on the Caribbean Slope with this unique Costa Rican adventure. You’ll explore the mountains and embark on an unforgettable rafting experience that takes you to the Caribbean Ocean on the world-famous Rio Pacuare. After a night in the jungle lodge, you will continue to the southern Caribbean Coast, exploring the hidden beaches and tide pools while soaking in the Costa Rican reggae and Afro-Caribbean culture.

Cost Range: $1,610 – $3,990 per person
Itinerary Duration: 8-11 days (7-10 nights)

What Our Clients Say:

Costa Rica Escapes did an excellent job of setting up our hotels and transfers for our 20th Anniversary celebration trip to Costa Rica. The accommodations were lovely and all of our pickups were right on time. Everything was clearly spelled out, which made things really easy. Thank you for a wonderfully planned trip. One of the best we’ve taken! — Elyce & Larry

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Costa Rica Honeymoon FAQ

Costa Rica’s diverse landscape is teeming with romance. From secluded tropical beaches to romantic jungle hideaways, there’s something for every couple. Follow your interests and find the ultimate adventure in Costa Rica.

Is Costa Rica a Good Honeymoon Destination?

With white-sand beaches, vibrant rainforests, world-class luxury resorts, and secluded boutique hotels, Costa Rica is hard to beat as a honeymoon destination. The country offers unique adventures for active couples, romance and relaxation for newlyweds, and one of the most diverse landscapes in the world. Its unique regional cultures, exuberant biodiversity, and natural beauty make it an ideal destination for creating memories together to last a lifetime.


How Long Should My Honeymoon Be?

9-day and 11-day itineraries are popular for honeymoons. They allow enough time to enjoy multiple destinations, experience several adventures, and enjoy spa and cultural activities with just the right amount of leisure time.

How Should I Plan My Honeymoon Itinerary in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a small country with an incredibly varied landscape, so it’s easy to fit a lot of adventure and exploration into a single itinerary. When you honeymoon in Costa Rica, you don’t have to choose between the mountains and the sea. You can explore both with plenty of time to check off items on the Costa Rica bucket list.

No two couples are alike, so we customize our honeymoon offerings in Costa Rica to match your personality and interests. Whether you’re a thrill seeker, a beach lover, or something in between, we’ll work with you to create your dream romantic getaway.

For adventure seekers, we offer remote destinations with an all-inclusive boutique and eco-resorts nestled deep in the jungle in some of Costa Rica’s most untouched regions. These off-the-beaten-path destinations allow couples to connect far from civilization and fully immerse themselves in nature while exploring some of the country’s unique habitats.

While outdoorsy, athletic couples enjoy the challenge of rugged hiking and high-energy adventure, others prefer a slower pace. Couples who prefer luxury, relaxation, and seclusion can unplug, lounge on the beach, and unwind by soaking in natural mineral hot springs heated by nearby volcanoes. Well-appointed, luxury accommodations and services allow couples to enjoy a stress-free getaway without lifting a finger.

Other itineraries combine adventure with relaxation and high-end luxury amenities. Most importantly, a honeymoon itinerary’s destinations and activities should prioritize the enjoyment of both partners and opportunities to savor new experiences together.

Where Should I Honeymoon in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica has a well-earned reputation as an undeniable tropical paradise. Costa Rica Escapes’ Romantic Getaway Itineraries offer multiple high-quality options with variations allowing you to customize your trip from a variety of honeymoon themes.

The romantic Tropical Paradise Itinerary is an excellent choice for newlyweds traveling to Costa Rica for the first time. With a mix of adventure and relaxation, this itinerary takes couples from Arenal Volcano’s natural hot springs to the Pacific Coast for a guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park to explore its biodiversity. Accommodations are hand-picked for maximum romance, including private bungalows and villas, some with plunge pools, outdoor showers, and jungle or ocean views.


The Secluded Caribbean Itinerary allows couples to get off the beaten path while incorporating the adrenaline of canyoning, a canopy tour tour, and whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River in an indigenous reserve with the natural and cultural beauty of the Caribbean. The trip ends in the laid-back beach town of Puerto Viejo where you’ll find the rhythm of reggae and Afro-Caribbean cuisine abound.

The Remote Romantic Adventure Itinerary takes the intrepid couple into the wild frontier of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. It includes guided hiking tours in Corcovado National Park, snorkeling at Caño Island, downtime at Drake Bay and in-country flights with a birds-eye view of lush jungles and majestic volcanoes.


Is Costa Rica Romantic?

Costa Rica has it all: breathtaking waterfalls, steaming hot springs, stunning sunsets, and gorgeous coastlines, providing the perfect romantic setting for a honeymoon or couple’s getaway.

Beyond its natural beauty, Costa Rica’s culture also adds to the romance. Spanish is known as one of the world’s most romantic languages. Brush up on a few phrases in Costa Rica’s primary language to surprise your beloved. Costa Rica’s popular music includes the sensual rhythms of salsa, merengue, cumbia, and bachata. Many restaurants have live, local music in the evenings, Latin dance classes, and even local musicians who will serenade you over a candlelit dinner.

It is no wonder that Costa Rica has become a destination at all steps and stages of marriage including romantic engagements, destination weddings, honeymoons and anniversaries.

Hot spring

What to do on a Costa Rican Honeymoon?

A well-crafted honeymoon in Costa Rica will include a bit of everything, from relaxing on the beach to adventuring in the jungle.
Don’t spend your honeymoon in Costa Rica stressing over logistics. Our itineraries cover everything, from arrival to accommodations, activities, transportation, and more. Our specialists will help you select and create a custom itinerary made just for you and your partner.

A honeymoon is the perfect excuse to indulge. Enjoy relaxing spa treatments that incorporate the natural surroundings and ingredients, such as a jungle-view couples massage or a purifying mud bath sourced from volcanic springs.

Incredible couples massages at Nayara. Photo credit: Nayara

Although it may sound cliché, no Costa Rican honeymoon is complete without walking barefoot, hand-in-hand, in the sand as the sun sets over the ocean. Costa Rica has both Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, each with its own unique culture, spectacular vistas, and ocean activities. Couples can explore the ocean habitats by sea kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, snorkeling, and even scuba diving.

Does Costa Rica Have All-Inclusive Resorts?

Costa Rica Escapes can book amazing couples-only resorts on the coast that provide a more intimate experience and include plush amenities such as massages and outdoor jacuzzis surrounded by nature. With luxurious accommodations, delicious meals, and excellent service, these locations allow the couple to focus on the most important aspect of their trip–each other.

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