CFCW Travel - Stella's Winter Escape
JOIN CFCW’S STELLA STEVENS ON HER WINTER ESCAPE TO THE BEACHES & RAINFORESTS OF COSTA RICA! JANUARY 22 – 29
Resting on the shores of Matapalo Beach in Guanacaste, Riu Palace Costa Rica is an ideal spot for vacationers looking to discover all that this exotic destination has to offer. When you’re not out exploring the lush landscapes of Costa Rica, you can lounge by one of the resort pools or enjoy a beverage at one of the fabulous bars.
Round-trip airfare from Edmonton to Liberia Guanacaste with Sunwing
7- or 14-nights’ accommodation at the 4 ½ star Riu Palace Costa Rica
Outdoor welcome reception and farewell reception with Stella and the group
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including à la carte dining
Unlimited domestic and select premium international drinks
Daily social activities, non-motorized water sports & nightly entertainment
Two tours included: Discovery Pass – Explore the diversity of Costa Rican wildlife as you walk the shaded trails at the Animal Sanctuary in Guanacaste Adventure Park. Palo Verde & Liberia City Tour – Discover the beauty of northwestern Costa Rica at Palo Verde, one of the largest national parks in Central America. We will also stop in the city of Liberia known as the ‘White City’ for its white gravel roads and whitewashed houses.
Private round-trip airport transfers
Escorted by CFCW’s Stella Stevens – 7 nights (January 22 – 29)
Bon Voyage reception with the group at MKT prior to departure
EXCLUSIVE PROMOTION: Book your CFCW Winter Escape by August 31 to receive complimentary standard seat selection & free parking at Edmonton International Airports Value Park!
Restaurants & Bars – 4 à la carte restaurants (Fusion, Japanese, Italian, Grill & Steakhouse) • 2 buffet restaurants • 6 bars including swim-up bar at the pool and coffee bar • Access to restaurants for breakfast, lunch & snacks at the Riu Guanacaste
Activities & Sports – 5 outdoor pools • Beach lounge chairs & towels • Fitness Center • Evening entertainment • Snorkeling • Tennis • Kayaking • Beach Volleyball • Paddleboarding • Games room • Non-motorized water sports
Extras ($) – Golf courses nearby • Motorized water sports nearby • Scuba diving • Spa • Medical services • Drinks at Disco
Junior Suite Tropical View – 1 king size bed or 2 double beds • Flat screen satellite TV • Air Conditioning • Hydromassage tub • Ceiling Fan • Coffee Maker • Iron & Ironing Board • Hair Dryer • Vanity Mirror • Liquor Dispenser • Mini-bar (re-stocked daily) • Telephone • In-room Safe • Free Wifi • Amenities Kit • Balcony with garden views
Junior Suite Oceanview – 1 king size bed or 2 double beds • Flat screen satellite TV • Air Conditioning • Hydromassage tub • Ceiling Fan • Coffee Maker • Iron & Ironing Board • Hair Dryer • Vanity Mirror • Liquor Dispenser • Mini-bar (re-stocked daily) • Telephone • In-room Safe • Free Wifi • Amenities Kit • Balcony with ocean views
Costa Rica Included Tours
Discovery Pass – Explore the diversity of Costa Rican wildlife as you walk the shaded trails at the Animal Sanctuary in Guanacaste Adventure Park. You’ll see a wide range of animals, from pumas, sloths and monkeys to toucans, bats and iguanas. The sanctuary’s setting allows you to see the local wildlife up close while learning about these stunning creatures from one of the licenced biologists on site. Finish your day by exploring the wide range of butterfly species at the Butterfly Sanctuary.
Palo Verde & Liberia City Tour – Discover the beauty of northwestern Costa Rica at Palo Verde, one of the largest national parks in Central America. Enjoy a guided boat ride on the park’s river for a great look at its stunning landscapes and varied vegetation stretching across 15 natural habitats. After, you’ll take a break to enjoy a delicious homemade lunch that highlights the region’s natural flavor. After your meal, hop on your transportation and head toward your next stop at the gorgeous Llanos del Cortes Waterfalls, where you can swim in its natural pools as you’re surrounded by breathtaking greenery. Finish the day with a stop in the city of Liberia known as the ‘White City’ for its white gravel roads and whitewashed houses.
Volcanic Adventure ($100 per person) – Explore the inside of an active volcano crater at Las Hornillas Volcanic Activity Center! Take in the stunning scenery surrounding the Miravalles Volcano as you walk up the foothills to explore its active crater. See the smoke rising from the fumaroles as you learn about the history of this massive 2,023-metre (6,653-foot) volcano. After your hike along the foothills, sit back and unwind in the natural mineral-rich thermal hot springs. Next, have a soak in the clay-rich therapeutic mud bath on site. End your tour with a delicious lunch at the on-site restaurant.
Tour prices are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of booking. Prices are per person based on room occupancy and are non-refundable. Triple occupancy and child rates are available on request. Elite Plus seating with Sunwing is subject to availability, ask your travel consultant for more information at time of booking. Read more about Newwest Travel’s Terms & Conditions and Travel Disclaimers
Junior Suite Tropical View Single Occupancy 1 Week
Junior Suite Tropical View Double Occupancy 1 Week
Junior Suite Ocean View Single Occupancy 1 Week
Junior Suite Ocean View Double Occupancy 1 Week
Junior Suite Tropical View Single Occupancy 2 Weeks
Junior Suite Tropical View Double Occupancy 2 Weeks
Junior Suite Ocean View Single Occupancy 2 Weeks
Junior Suite Ocean View Double Occupancy 2 Weeks