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Wet & Wild Adventure Week

Oct 16-24, 2021

Come join us for our first-ever LGBTQ Wet & Wild Adventure Week in Puerto Viejo! Spend eight amazing nights in one of Costa Rica's most pristine lush rain forests, and soak up the sun on some of the most stunning and remote beaches anywhere! The week will be full of daily tours and in-house experiences which you can pick and choose from, you can be as active and adventurous as you like or just relax and enjoy the tranquillity of Costa Rica's amazing Southern Caribbean Coast!

Duration

9 complete days/8 nights.
Additional Nights/Days can be added.

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EVENT ITENERARY

First south Caribbean LGBTQ event!

Event

PRE-EVENT Social: Oct 15

San José

On Oct 15th Colours Hotel in San Jose will host our Wet & Wild KICK-OFF PARTY! Event admission is included in the event price. Lodging at Colours Hotel can be arranged exclusively through Gaycations.


Event Itinerary: Day 1 Oct 16

Puerto Viejo

Official Wet & Wild Fun Bus, curated with “Cruise Director” leaves Colours Hotel at 10:30 am, to Puerto Viejo. Includes, onboard entertainment, fun drinks, and much more!

After your first fun-filled day of Adventure Travel, you will have time to relax and explore the lush surroundings of your hotel, and later in the evening head on to our official “Meat & Greet” social mixer at  Hotel Banana Azul.

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 2 Oct 17

Colin’s annual Beach BBQ Party! (Entrance included in event fee)

On your second day, you can choose from a variety of events in the area at one of our partnered hotels, or you can just relax on the beach and soak up the Caribbean sun!

Starting at 1:00 pm is Colin’s Annual Beach BBQ Party with Live and DJ entertainment. Entrance included (BBQ and Drinks Extra)

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined

Siquirres Day 3 Oct 18

Pacuare White water rafting trip (Not included in Event Fee $99+tax p/p)

On day 3 you will embark early for an amazing White water rafting trip on the Pacuare River! The Pacuare River is one of the best choices for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. No other trip in the country exists that offers you a perfect blend of wilderness exposure and excitement, all in one day. Pacuare is world-famous for its sheer beauty. A true river gorge, it is flanked by steep, green walls. Here you enjoy the feeling of total isolation from urban life and the realness of being connected with nature. You see waterfalls cascade into the river from both sides as colorful, tropical birds fly right over your head. Amazing views of this virgin tropical rainforest area, appear before your eyes as you descend this true exploratory land. Wildlife is abundant, with sloths, toucans, parrots, coatis, morpho butterflies, and colorful frogs being common sights.

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 4 Oct 19

Multiple Beach Tour (by E-bike or event shuttle Not included in event fee $49+tax p/p)

On your fourth day, you will set out on our Multiple beach Tour either on our very Popular E-Bikes or in the wet & Wild Fun Shuttle! You will depart Banana Azul around 9:00 am and will head to the furthest beach which is Manzanillo, tour the scenic vista point then head on to Punta Uva, Playa Chiquita, Cocles, Puerto Viejo, ending in Playa Negra at Banana Azul where lunch will be served on the outside Terraza. Please note (E-bikes are limited, so first come first served)

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 5 Oct 20

Caribbean Canopy Tour! (Not included in event fee $59+tax p/p)

If you’ve had that one wish in life to be able to fly this is as close as you can get! With over 2,500 meters of zipline cable, you will soar through the Caribbean jungle and see the world from above.

Your zip lining tour begins 30 minutes outside of Puerto Viejo. Transportation is provided from your hotel and we drive you to the first canopy platform. We’re excited to boast one of the most spectacular lengths of cable at 285 meters long, 80 meters high. This is the cable that will carry you directly to the heart of the jungle where you will take a short hike with your nature guide.

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 6 Oct 21

Gaycations Jaguar Rescue Center and Punta Uva Hike! (Not included in event fee $49+tax p/p)

On your sixth day, you can choose to go on one of our most popular local tours of the Jaguar Rescue Center. This trip combines two activities: a visit to the Jaguar Rescue Center and a visit to Punta Uva’s sightseeing point.

The Jaguar Rescue Center rehabilitates mistreated, injured, and/or confiscated animals, which are then reintroduced to their natural habitat in protected areas. Visitors have direct contact with monkeys, wild cats, sloths, raccoons, anteaters, marsupials, reptiles, amphibians, etc.

After the visit to the Jaguar Rescue Center, you will head over to the very popular Punta Uva Beach where you will take a short hike out to the vista point where you have the opportunity to get some great photos and maybe even see some wildlife that you previously might have seen in the rescue center.

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 7 Oct 22

Gaycations Cahuita Hike and Waterfall: (Not included in event fee $49+tax p/p)

Cahuita National Park is considered one of the most beautiful protected areas in Costa Rica. It is also one of the oldest national parks of Costa Rica as it was founded in 1970 to protect the coral reef. Because of its white-sand beaches, groves of coconut palms, turquoise sea, and coral reefs this is a spot you do not want to miss. We will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Cahuita National Park; it is located about 20 minutes from Puerto Viejo. The tour will start at the Kelly Creek ranger station, which is the entrance closest to Cahuita town. From here our professional naturalist tour guide will use his sharp senses to spot animals. After the Hiking in Cahuita, you will go to an amazing waterfall where you will be able to swim and take a light snack.

Later in the evening head on to our official Weekend Kick-Off Themed Party at Koki Beach! 

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 7 Oct 23

Final full day in Paradise

Happy Endings Pool Party! (Entrance included in event fee)

On your eighth day, you can choose from a variety of events in the area at one of our partnered hotels, or you can join us at our soon to be historic Happy Endings Pool Party at Puerto Viejo Club MORE DETAILS

In the late evening head over to our Official Wet & Wild Closing party at Le Cameleon!

Multiple daily experiences will also be available throughout the day like Morning workouts on the beach, Hook-up Spanish lessons and many still to be determined!

Puerto Viejo Day 7 Oct 24

Travel Back to San Jose

Pick up from Puerto Viejo after breakfast around 2:00 PM and transfer almost the entire stretch of the Caribbean lowlands, about halfway through the trip you will stop for a few minutes to grab a bite to eat and relax a bit before continuing north into the Caribbean highlands where you will have many photos opts of the amazing Turrialba Volcano landscape before ascending into the San Jose Central Valley and onward to the SJO INT Airport.

Hotel Options listed
Additional add-ons / Bocas Island Hop
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