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Lobby, Finca Rosa Blanca, San Jose. Costa Rica

Finca Rosa Blanca


Below is some of the wonderful accommodation to include on your journey.

Xandari Resort & Spa £££££

  • Costa Rica
  • Boutique
  • Farmstead and Ranches
  • Wellness and Spa

The Xandari Resort & Spa consists of 24 spacious villas in the grounds of a 40-acre fruit plantation overlooking Costa Rica’s Central Valley. All villa types, from Primus to Ultra, to the two-bedroom Star Villa, have private terraces, kitchens and walled sun patios.

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Pacuare Lodge £££££

  • Costa Rica
  • Wilderness

Pacuare Lodge is a stunning jungle hideaway that combines exquisite luxury with thrilling adventure in the most discreet way. In the evening, rooms are softly lit with oil lamps and candles welcoming weary heads for the night. The accommodation at Pacuare Lodge includes five categories of room, from delightful garden bungalows to river-view suites to the outstanding Jaguar Villa with 350 square metres of jungle luxury. The Linda Vista suites are five huge, luxurious hillside bungalows with a four-poster bed, living area and large deck and a private pool.

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Grano de Oro £££££

  • Costa Rica
  • City
  • Boutique
  • B&B, Motel and Guesthouse

Grano de Oro is the most upscale hotel it the city centre providing a true oasis in the heart of the bustling capital. Converted from a Victorian mansion, this 40-room hotel maintains the warmth and comfort of a private house. The hotel’s atrium has sparkling fountains and lush tropical plants, while a rooftop deck has jacuzzis and a spot for secluded sunbathing. The restaurant at the Grano de Oro is one of San Jose’s finest, serving continental cuisines in a warm and intimate atmosphere.

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We found it extremely helpful to visit the Steppes office and have a face to face discussion with James about what our requirements were for our adventures in Costa Rica. He really listened and made sure that the trip was tailored to our needs.

Destination: Costa Rica
Travel Expert: James

Great work from John. The additions of zip-lining and surfing lessons were exciting experiences that we would not have considered without his expert guidance.

Destination: Costa Rica
Travel Expert: John

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