Vacation Packages

Stress less and leave the planning to us

There is more to Leaves and Lizards than unique private cabins and beautiful views of the Arenal Volcano.

Choose one of our Costa Rica vacation packages to streamline your travel planning. Our packages include lodging, meals, excursions, and more. We can also create customized experiences for individuals, couples, groups or families. Simply email us and let us know how we can help you organize your perfect trip to Costa Rica.

Create a family sabbatical! Disconnect to Re-connect! Disappear to Re-appear!

Escape from the pressures of day to day life – sink into life in the rain forest – let us take care of the details and create a vacation that connects you back to each other and back to nature.

Holiday Packages 2018-19

Celebrate the holidays in paradise

Fall 2018 Specials

5 night Special Package $950/pp

Pay for 3 and get the 4th night for Free!

6 Night “What’s all the Hype?” Vacation Package

$1825* per person based on double occupancy.  TESTIMONIALS 

You’ve read the reviews and found yourself here, looking at our packages….well, what is all the ‘hype’ about Leaves and Lizards? This package is an excellent choice to find out. It offers a taste of Costa Rica and a taste of what makes Leaves and Lizards a special place,  by the end of your stay, you’ll get what all the ‘hype’ is about!

Package Includes: Lodging, transportation, tours, taxes and meals as specified (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner). Not included: tips and alcohol and park entrance fees.

  • Day One: You will be picked up by our private driver from the San Jose or Liberia International Airport. Travel by comfortable air conditioned mini-bus to Leaves and Lizards. (D)
  • Day Two: Introductory Eponicity workshop to equine assisted experiential learning. (B,L,D)
  • Day Three: Horseback ride to Private Waterfall with bilingual professional guide (B,L,D)
  • Day Four: Canopy Tour/zip line, Private Guided Hike to the Base of the Volcano Arenal. Park entrance fees not included. (B,D)
  • Day Five: Leaves and Lizards-Cano Negro/Rio Frio boat tour. (B,L,D)
  • Day Six: Activity of your choice.  Many will opt for a 2nd day of Eponicity, working with the horses. (tour/meals/transportation not included in package price).
  • Day Seven: Private transportation back to your departing airport. (B)

NOTE: The main lodge is a 5-8 minute walk from the cabins on a gravel road up and down a steep hill. People with mobility problems will need to rent a car to get to and from their cabin.

* Rate is based on double (or more) occupancy. Add $700.00 for single. Children traveling with two paying adults: $850 per child.

Rate subject to change until paid in full. 50% deposit required to secure package; remainder due 30 days prior to stay.

5 Night Stress Free Getaway Vacation Package

$1590* per person $800/child with 2 paying adults

Package Includes: Lodging, transportation, tours, taxes and meals as specified (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner). Not included: tips and alcohol and park entrance fees.

  • Day One: You will be picked up by our private driver from the San Jose or Liberia International Airport. Travel by comfortable air conditioned mini-bus to Leaves and Lizards. (D)
  • Day Two: Horseback ride to private waterfall. (BLD)
  • Day Three: Canopy Tour (Zip lines), Guided Hike to Base of the Arenal Volcano for a close up view. (B,D)
  • Day Four:  Massage or Horseback Riding. (B,L,D)
  • Day Five: River Rafting the Balsa River Class II and III or the Sarapiqui Class III and IV. (B,L,D)
  • Day Six: Private transportation back to your departing airport. (B)

NOTE: The main lodge is a 5-8 minute walk from the cabins on a gravel road up and down a steep hill. People with mobility problems will need to rent a car to get to and from their cabin.

*Rate is based on double (or more) occupancy. Add $700.00 for single.

Rate subject to change until paid in full. 50% deposit required to secure package; remainder due 30 days prior to stay.

5 Night Costa Rica Bird Watching Vacation Package

$1650* per person

Package includes: Professional birding guide, lodging, transportation, tours, taxes and meals as specified (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner). Not included: tips and alcohol and park entrance fees.

  • Day One: You will be picked up by our private driver from the San Jose or Liberia International Airport. Travel by comfortable air conditioned mini-bus to Leaves and Lizards. (D)
  • Day Two: Guided bird watching tour to Primary Rain Forest Preserve and Arenal National Park. B,D)
  • Day Three: Birding at the Arenal Hanging Bridges (B,D)
  • Day Four: Guided boat tour in the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge area. Millions of birds migrate to the Cano Negro area each year to nest and breed. It is home to hundreds of species of birds. (B,L,D)
  • Day Five: Tour of your choice: Bird watching, river rafting, canopy tour, rappelling, or horseback riding. (Meals, transportation and tours for this day not included in package price)
  • Day Six: Private transportation back to San Jose.(B)

NOTE: The main lodge is a 5-8 minute walk from the cabins on a gravel road up and down a steep hill. People with mobility problems will need to rent a car to get to and from their cabin.

*Rate is based on double (or more) occupancy. Add $700.00 for single.

Rate subject to change until paid in full. 50% deposit required to secure package; remainder due 30 days prior to stay.

5 Night Costa Rica Favorites Vacation Package

$1625* per person

The Costa Rica Favorites Vacation Package makes a great long weekend get away, packing tranquility, adventure and discovery into a neat, little, care-free package.

Package Includes: Lodging, transportation, tours, taxes and meals as specified (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner). Not included: tips and alcohol and park entrance fees.

  • Day One: You will be picked up by our private driver from the San Jose or Liberia International Airport. Travel by comfortable air conditioned mini-bus to Leaves and Lizards. (D)
  • Day Two: Horseback ride to Private Waterfall with bilingual professional guide (B,L,D)
  • Day Three: Canopy Tour/zip line, Hot Springs and Private Guided Hike to the Base of the Volcano Arenal. Park entrance fees not included. (B,D)
  • Day Four: Leaves and Lizards-Cano Negro/Rio Frio boat tour. (B,L,D)
  • Day Five: Activity of your choice. (tour/meals/transportation not included in package price)
  • Day Six: Private transportation back to your departing airport. (B)

NOTE: The main lodge is a 5-8 minute walk from the cabins on a gravel road up and down a steep hill. People with mobility problems will need to rent a car to get to and from their cabin.

* Rate is based on double (or more) occupancy. Add $700.00 for single.  Children traveling with two paying adults: $800 per child.

Rate subject to change until paid in full. 50% deposit required to secure package; remainder due 30 days prior to stay.

7 Night Mini-Sabbatical

Reboot Sabbaticals at Leaves and Lizards

Unplug to Recharge during this week long retreat.  Take time for yourself; re-discover what it like is to be a human BEING instead of a human DOING.

Just Be

Just Be

$1850 per person $550/child with 2 paying adults

Package Includes: Lodging, transportation, tours, taxes and meals as specified. Not included: tips and alcohol and park entrance fees.

  • Private Round Trip Airport Transportation from SJO or LIR
  • 1 day Eponicity Equine IntroductionNo prior horse experience is necessary. Equine facilitated learning offers benefits to everyone. Let our horses guide you away from the busy noise of day to day living and into a more heart centered way of being. Workshop led by Debbie Legg and Sally Nilsson, Eponaquest Instructors.
  • Daily YogaNo experience necessary, gentle yoga will guide and awaken your energy centers, supporting the process of quieting ourselves. (Yoga may not always be available-please ask)
  • Horseback riding to our private waterfall – Professionally guided
  • Horseback ride to our river
  • 4 hours of massage spa services/adult
  • All on-site meals
  • Time for optional Activities (transportation and cost of activity not included in the rate)
  • Lodging in one of our deluxe cabins – enjoy the views from your private porch or outside shower; sleep well in our comfortable beds with fine linens. Farm fresh milk and juice provided daily in your mini-fridge.

NOTE: The main lodge is a 5-8 minute walk from the cabins on a gravel road up and down a steep hill. People with mobility problems will need to rent a car to get to and from their cabin.

* Rate is based on double (or more) occupancy. Add $800.00 for single.

Rate subject to change until paid in full. 50% deposit required to secure package; remainder due 30 days prior to stay.

Please note: The Tree House or Hummingbird Hacienda are an additional $100/night when in packages. The Butterfly is $60/night.

Customized VIP Packages

Leaves and Lizards is a private, intimate retreat. We focus on creating experiences designed to create life long memories.

Our guests enjoy privacy as well as a sense of togetherness in our natural and healing environment. VIP packages are customized to meet your expectations. They can include extras such as private helicopter transports to/form SJO or LIR, and in-room spa services. Every detail is important to us. Please contact us for more information.

Rate subject to change until paid in full. 50% deposit required to secure package; remainder due 30 days prior to stay.

Green Season Specials


September 1st – December 10th

Join us this fall!  

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