Day 1: Arrival to SJO International Airport. Your San José host family will meet you there and transfer you to their home nearby. There you can recover from the long journey. Room and Meals Included.
Day 2: Your host family will take you to the bus station to take the bus to Uvita, located in the South Pacific of Costa Rica. Upon arrival, your new host family in Uvita will pick you up at the bus station and take you to their home. Room and Meals Included.
Day 3 to 6: These days you will be able to participate in different interactive activities while learning Spanish at Diversity School. You may want to use your knowledge to practice with local people.
Uvita is near the Marino Ballena National Park, famous for being the mating place of humpback whales that migrate here each year. Another interest feature of this park is Punta Uvita or commonly called the "Tail of the Whale"; a natural isthmus made of sand that is accessible when low tide. Take the advantage to do some activities held in the area such as horseback riding, Corcovado National Park hikes and so many more.
**On day 4 after school, you will be picked up from Uvita to spend the night at Boruca Indigenous Reserve in the South, this indigenous tribe (also called Brunca) is known for its vibrant, intricately carved and painted masks. But behind the mask there is a community built on rich and unequalled customs, foods, festivals, traditions and more. If next day class is in the morning, it should be moved for after return. Transportation Uvita-Boruca-Uvita, room and meals included**
Day 7: Today after finishing your class, your host family will take you to the bus station in the afternoon to take the bus back to San José through the coastal highway. This route passes by some popular places such as: Dominical, Matapalo, Quepos, Parrita, Esterillos, Jacó and Herradura all along with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival, your host family will pick you up and take you to their home for your last night in the country. Room and Meals Included.
Day 8: Transfer will be provided to SJO International Airport. You need to be there 3 hours before your flight time.