7-Day Itinerary Ultimate Summer Vacation
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Pura Vida Pursuits
Discover new ways to spend time together with interludes and experiences for all ages, and exclusive family-focused getaways to savor time like never before with those you love most. Speak with one of our itinerary designers at 855.812.2212.
Complimentary Junior Adventurers' Club Available All Summer
12:00 PM | VIP Arrival to Costa Rica
Met off your international flight by a representative holding a wooden Hacienda AltaGracia sign, you will be taken to a private terminal to clear immigration and customs, while your luggage is collected on your behalf. Once all arrival procedures have been completed, you will be escorted to your onward transfer.
1:30 PM | Shared Charter Flight to AltaGracia
A transfer for true explorers, our scheduled group charter flight leaves daily from San José and lands directly on our hacienda airstrip.
2:00 PM | A Scenic Arrival
Upon arrival at our pista, you'll be greeted by your compa - your property guide for whatever you need during your stay. Soak up the smells and sights of the mountains on your way to Mercado, where you'll be welcomed into the hacienda family with our symbolic welcome beverage.
3:00 PM | Trails of Self Discovery
Head out on our network of trails - five kilometers of winding and well-trodden paths to explore the wonders of the Costa Rican jungle.
6:00 PM | Dinner at Grano
A pure, soulful expression of Costa Rican ingredients and Latin American culinary rituals, Grano is the chef’s laboratory. Influenced by the growers and purveyors found throughout the diverse landscape of Costa Rica, our chefs work closely with local farmers to prepare daily rotating menus with passion and precision.
7:00 AM | Breakfast at Mercado
Enjoy a light breakfast of pastries and Costa Rican classics at Mercado, our hacienda café featuring a locally sourced and sustainable coffee selection.
8:00 AM | Ficus Tree Climb
Bring yourself back to childhood with this active adventure that will remind you of the simple joys of connecting with nature while pushing your physical limits.
11:30 AM | Lunch at Las Brisas
Refuel at Las Brisas with a casual lunch. Served al-fresco next to the resort pool, this effortless cuisine is fresh, flavorful, and meant to be shared by the entire family.
1:00 PM | The Micro World
Enter the micro world of local flora and fauna: get a closer look and learn with the guidance of an expert naturalist in this interactive 'laboratory' class. This activity is offered complimentary as part of our hacienda's calendar.
2:00 PM | Room for Adventure
Choose how to spend your afternoon – here, the pace of your days are as you desire.
6:30 PM | El Cultivo Edible Garden Dinner | For guests 12 years & older
Inspired by the seasons and incredible flora and fauna of the region, the El Cultivo Edible Garden Dinner is a chef-led experience, celebrating indigenous Costa Rican life. Hosted Sunday evenings in El Cultivo, this culinary journey encapsulates the richness of the land through four unique courses accompanied by a drinks pairing with an emphasis on plant-driven cocktails.
6:30 PM | Dinner & A Movie | For guests under 12 years of age
For our younger guests, 'Dinner & A Movie' is offered with our compliments, to ensure both the adults and the kids are fully immersed in their experience.
8:00 AM | La Casita del Cedro with Breakfast
Depart the hacienda by car and venture into Cedral to start your immersive experience in the valley. Arrive at the Venegas Family farm, where you’ll set to work collecting various ingredients. Once your basket is full of colorful produce, a 20-minute uphill hike will lead you to discover 'la Casita del Cedro' - or ‘the Little Cedar House.’ There, the Venegas Family awaits, and with the delivery of your ingredients, they will set to work preparing a traditional Costa Rican meal on the wood-burning stove. Enjoy the homemade food and take the time to relax into your surroundings, which boasts an ambiance unlike any other you may have experienced.
12:00 PM | Lunch at Las Brisas
Sit down at Las Brisas for a casual poolside lunch.
2:00 PM | Vaqueros de la Hacienda
Set off on a small group horseback ride, providing a communal yet intimate experience. An opportunity to discover our beautiful surroundings on a scenic ride, our trails allow you to discover open mountainsides, discreet waterfalls and epic views of the San Isidro Valley.
6:00 PM | Nocturnal Wildlife Exploration
Venture into our wooded lands for an experience not for the faint of heart. Set off with your Guia and headlamp along trodden paths, moving slowly, as your senses are heightened to the sounds surrounding you. Visit our Ranario, or frog sanctuary, for the opportunity to lay eyes on a variety of local amphibians. Though no encounter in the wild is ever guaranteed, the possibility of what you might discover is sure to keep your adrenaline pumping.
7:00 PM | Dinner at Grano
Dine at our signature restaurant, Grano. With focus on farming and foraging, our daily menus showcase the bounty of our surroundings.
6:30 AM | Your Breakfast to Go
Your Compa will organize a breakfast on the go, including easy-to-eat and delectable treats to ensure you are fully fueled up for your full day excursion out of the hacienda.
7:00 AM | Osa Peninsula & Corcovado National Park
Discover the magnificent diversity of this protected land as you touch down by private aerial transportation in Drake’s Bay, and jump in a full canopy boat to navigate to the most remote Ranger Station of Corcovado National Park: Sirena. One of the most active wildlife locations on Earth - and the best place to encounter the remarkable Bairds’s Tapir - access by boat allows you to arrive at the heart of the nature reserve. The terrain at the station is flat and the network of single trails is great for a couple of hours of discovery in search of all kinds of creatures. Enjoy a light lunch on the boat as you head back to Drake’s Bay, and stop in the tiny downtown to grab a drink with the locals. Your aerial transportation will be waiting to take you back to AltaGracia just in time to enjoy golden hour at the hacienda.
7:00 PM | Casita BBQ
Take private dining to a new level with our indulgent dinner, expertly prepared with your personal chef over a grill set up on your casita’s personal terrace. Our chefs will work with your family directly to understand each person's preferences and craft a special menu for this private dining experience.
8:00 AM | Breakfast at Leisure
Move slow this morning, with an energizing breakfast at Grano, Mercado or in your casita.
10:00 AM | The Wonderful World of Butterflies
Step into Caligo - our ‘mariposario’ - to discover the incredible world of butterflies. From pupa to butterfly, our guides will take you through the lifecycle of these small winged creatures whilst viewing various species within our enclosed garden. This activity is offered complimentary as part of our hacienda's calendar.
1:00 PM | Lunch at Las Brisas for Parents
Head to our pool and restaurant for lunch without the kids. Offering a menu of classic poolside favorites and elevated dishes, the food at Las Brisas is perfect for enjoying a leisurely afternoon.
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Complimentary Junior Adventurers’ Club: Afternoon Session
For our young and curious minds, our Adventurers' Club inspires play, exploration and education, allowing parents the opportunity to disconnect and completely immerse in the total well-being of AltaGracia. Children will discover Costa Rican traditions and explore our lands through curated daily activities. We invite our junior guests to embark on fun and adventure while connecting to the spirit of Latin America.
2:00 PM | Relax at Casa de Agua for Parents
Inspired by Earth’s apothecary, this glass-walled oasis is dedicated to purification. Your pre-treatment ritual begins and ends with our experience showers, a range of powerful showers that soften the skin and provide cleansing. Next, apply your own clay or let one of our therapists massage it into your skin before reclining on one of our heated stone beds. Lie back, sip on refreshing garden tea and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Talamanca Mountains. After showering off your clay, cool off in our oversized tranquility pool.
2:30 PM | Couple's Treatment at THE WELL: THE INTEGRATION (90 minutes) for Parents
The most powerful and flexible way to maximize your wellness experience, this best-in-class offering is customized, efficient and most importantly, integrated. Design your own experience by combining treatments and techniques: Swedish massage, lymph drainage, dry brushing, hot stone massage, cupping or deep tissue. Choose a couple's treatment room or enjoy peace and tranquility in your individual space.
5:30 PM | Hacienda Sunset Gathering
Join our family for a complimentary cocktail hour to enjoy the sunset over the valley. Imbibe a finely curated cocktail or balanced juice blend as the sky turns into a watercolor painting and the twinkling of stars and village lights beyond begin to illuminate. This activity is offered complimentary as part of our hacienda's calendar.
7:00 PM | Dinner at Grano
Following your pre-dinner drink, step into the restaurant for a curated dinner.
7:00 AM | Hacienda Walk
Join our GM Mark and our hacienda dog Bagheera for an energizing morning walk on property. This activity is offered complimentary as part of our hacienda's calendar.
8:00 AM | Breakfast at Grano
Grano's breakfast menu features Costa Rican classics as well as reimagined favorites for you to take comfort in the familiar to try something new.
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Complimentary Junior Adventurers’ Club: Morning Session
For our youngest and most curious minds, our Adventurers' Club inspires play, exploration and education, allowing parents the opportunity to disconnect and completely immerse in the total well-being of AltaGracia. The half-day set of activities including nutritional meals and local snacks.
9:00 AM | The River Bath for Parents
Tucked away in our forest is our natural river bath, which sets the tone for this one-of-a-kind experience that brings you closer to nature. Starting with a riverside cleansing of the aura, immerse in the sounds of nature and allow yourself to be guided to a state of healing. Exfoliate the skin with a natural detoxifying coffee scrub, made in-house with locally grown coffee, then submerge in the healing properties of water in the crisp flow of the Calientillo River. Revitalize your skin - and inner self - with an herbal bath to warm your muscles and purify your body in the fire-heated river bath.
12:00 PM | Lunch in Casita
Take the afternoon at leisure with lunch delivered straight to your terrace. Use the time to relax, recharge and enjoy your casita amenities, before heading out for another adventure in the afternoon.
2:00 PM | Marvin’s Finca de Cacao
In the rolling foothills of Pérez Zeledón, Marvin’s Finca (or farm in English) sits on 50 acres of land, providing the majority of cacao and fresh pepper to the hacienda. Our experience at Marvin’s introduces you to the man behind the mission for a personal tour through his property. Not only home to cacao trees, Marvin’s finca hosts coffee trees, peppercorn plants, sugarcane, pataste (a white cacao) and a winding network of trails through forest and along streams. Walk down these scenic paths into the forest and back through the cacao orchards, seeing first hand how pepper grows and trying pataste straight from the tree. Stop in his processing and fermentation facility to learn about the process of changing cacao to chocolate and taste-test some of Marvin’s own creations.
6:30 PM | Cienfuegos Dinner & Costa Rican Horse Show
Enjoy an immersive dinner, where you will be treated to not only a fantastic meal but also a traditional stable show. The restaurant sits alongside our Picadero, and dinner centers around a menu of land and sea cooked over fire. This open-fire cooking is central to the experience and part of the night’s spectacle. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6:30pm, as dinner is served family style at 7:00pm alongside various choreographed riding events performed by our caballistas.
8:00 AM | Breakfast in Casita
Take advantage of the morning views from your terrace with breakfast ordered to your casita. Soak in the final moments of the peaceful pace of the mountains and the pura vida life.
9:30AM | Check Out & Departure
Already time to go? While there may not be time for everything, you can always come back. Your Compa collects you from Mercado and takes you to La Pista, where your plane awaits to fly you back over the mountains.
10:00 AM | Shared Charter Flight from ALG - SJO
Enjoy a scenic 30-minute flight to San José International Airport. We hope that you leave here full-in heart, spirit and mind- and we will be waiting when you're ready to return.
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