Friday 04 Jan 2019

International flight (not included)
Sample flight itinerary – Estim cost: $739.08 /person on Delta Airlines (pricing not confirmed until ticketed)

Fri. Jan 4, 2019

07:45pm Depart Seattle (SEA) – Los Angeles (LAX) Delta # DL1717
10:25pm Arrive Los Angeles (LAX)
11:55pm Depart Los Angeles (LAX) – Liberia (LIR) on Delta # DL0728
07:40am Arrive Liberia (LIR) on 01/05/19
(In-flight 8h 25m)

Sat. Jan 12, 2019

10:45am Depart Liberia (LIR) – Los Angeles (LAX) on Delta # DL0691
02:45pm Arrive Los Angeles (LAX)
05:25pm Depart Los Angeles (LAX) – Seattle (SEA) on Delta # DL1714
08:11pm Arrive Seattle (SEA)
(In-flight 8h 46m)

Saturday 05 Jan 2019


Private group transfer from Liberia airport to Tamarindo Approximate Duration: 2 hours


Capitan Suizo is an environmentally conscious oriented boutique beach Hotel. It is an ideal place for relaxation, carries a tropical ambience and lies amongst a lush garden.
With a discreet elegance and a touch of Swiss quality that blends with an informal and joyful atmosphere, this is an oasis where it is implicit that you, nature and animals are integrated with love and respect.

It’s a place for “ME=TIME”

You will be directly on the beach in a private area, 1 km outside of town and at the end of the bay with stunning views.


Four Bedroom Suite:

Max 8 guests The four-bedroom suite is situated on the second floor of the main building and overlooks lush tropical grounds. There are four bedrooms, one with a king size bed, a ceiling fan and balcony, one with a queen size bed and air conditioning and two with two single beds each and air conditioning.

A spacious living room with ceiling fans and a huge balcony invites the guests to relax and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere. It has two bathrooms with double sinks and an extra lavatory. One bathroom has a whirlpool, shower and bidet while the other has a shower.


Superior Room:

Superior Room: King bed only The Superior Rooms located on the ground floor have a terrace and spacious bathrooms. They were originally built on a high level to keep them fresh by natural air circulation and give an environmentally friendly “Ocean Breeze” option.

– roll-away requests available –

Free Day

Time to unwind and relax at the beach or in a hammock.
This is your “ME-TIME”


Welcome Dinner at Capitan Suizo

This evening, dine with your fellow Illuminating Women to our welcoming dinner.

Sunday 06 Jan 2019

Free Day

Take the day to walk the beautiful sandy beach, read a book, work on your business plan, sleep in, or whatever you feel like
This is your “ME-TIME”

Lunch at Capitan Suizo

Monday 07 Jan 2019

Private Waterfalls Day Tour:

First stop will be at Llanos de Cortes Waterfall. Once you reach the bottom of the trail, you’ll see why it is considered to be one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful waterfalls. The falls drop into a tranquil pond with a white sandy beach that’s perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Go ‘backstage’ and relax on the rocks behind the waterfall curtain or shower beneath the lukewarm waters.


After this relaxing time, we head to La Ponderosa Preserve, where we’ll enjoy a short tractor ride (I know, cool!) through the forest and reach La Vieja Waterfall, which is approximately 20 meters high. A great spot for our Illuminating Women photo op!

After La Vieja, you will get back on board our 4×4 for for a short drive to La Perla, a little bit more than 6 meters high waterfall. La Perla waterfall is an oasis.

Relax on the sand, sunbathe and swim. Feel free to be as active as you’d like because there is a delicious lunch waiting for you after this fun and refreshing outing!
What to bring: Strap sandals, sun block, hat, sun glasses, swimming suit, extra clothing.

Included: Bottled water, lunch, bilingual guide, entrance fees and transportation.

Dinner at Capitan Suizo

Tuesday 08 Jan 2019

Free Day

This is your “ME-TIME”


Lunch at Capitan Suizo

Wednesday 09 Jan 2019

Private Tamarindo Mangrove & Estuary Tour on Kayaks:

On either a single or double sit-on-top ocean kayak, we’ll embark on a wonderful journey today through this nature lover’s paradise. A large quantity of animal species and a variety of flora are characteristic of this mangrove ecosystem. Using paddles, not motors, we’ll get a chance to observe the animals without disturbing them and take better pictures.


After paddling for one hour, we’ll snack on some fresh fruit and continue enjoying this beautiful natural environment that is considered an internationally important wetland area (Ramsar site).
Duration: 3 hours approximately
What to bring: strap sandals, sun block, hat, sunglasses

Included: bottled water, fruit juice, naturalist guide, transportation, and single or double kayaks with equipment

Dinner at Capitan Suizo

Thursday 10 Jan 2019

Free Day

Today’s “ME-TIME” comes with a super special SURPRISE.

Lunch at Capitan Suizo

Friday 11 Jan 2019

Day at Leisure

Illuminating Women is Sailing today in luxury along the beautiful Guanacaste coast aboard the Manta Ray catamaran.

Leave it all behind… our crew will provide a dazzling array of amenities to make our trip unforgettable!

Discover pristine beaches, hidden coves, snorkeling spots and enjoy a breathtaking sunset. Once you step aboard, the friendly crew will pamper and indulge our every need.


The Manta Ray is a 37ft Flica Catamaran, built in Canada by Achelier Multicoques and designed by the famous Richard Woods.
The boat is provided with professional fishing and snorkeling equipment, kayak, hammock and noodle chair, Bose® sound system, spacious bathrooms, fresh water shower, outdoor grill. The vessel is equipped with security equipment required by the U.S Coast Guard: 25 life jackets S-XXL size, satellite transponder, inflatable life-boat, VHF radio, radar, GPS, flashlight.

Open Bar includes:

Non-Alcoholic Beverages – water, soda, Pepsi, Pepsi Light, fruit juice, 7Up, ice tea, orange juice. Alcoholic Beverages – beer, red wine, white wine, rum, vodka, local liquors, rum punch, screw drivers, Cuba Libres and more!


Saturday 12 Jan 2019


Private transfer to the Liberia Airport Approximate Duration: 2 hours



Booking # BKFI108737

Tour Date: 05 Jan 2019 – 12 Jan 2019

Tour Total: $2,995 per person double (2 guests sharing a room)
Choose from 2 single beds (we have 2 rooms with 2 single beds) or a king-bed (in which we can request a roll-away bed if you prefer).
For Single Room Request: $4,495.00 per person single (Superior Room)

What’s included

  • Private Group Transfer (round-trip to and from Liberia airport, Costa Rica)
  • Accommodations at Capitan Suizo for 7 nights
  • Daily Breakfast buffet
  • 4 Lunches (Incl lunch on our excursion days)
  • 3 Dinners
  • Private Waterfalls Day Tour
  • Private Tamarindo Mangrove & Estuary Tour on Kayaks
  • Private Afternoon Sailing Tour

What’s not included: international airfare, items of a personal nature, additional tours not included in the itinerary, departure tax, meals not listed and gratuities to drivers, guides. Cancellation and change fees apply.

Deposit and Payments

A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required within seven (7) days of reservation Full balance is due August 27, 2018.

Travel Insurance

We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance since you are traveling with a group. Please inquire at for more information.

Travel Insurance per person:

Age up to 59

$169.00 Includes air protection No cancel for any reason
$278.85 Includes air protection with cancel for any reason

Age 60+

$230.00 Includes air protection No cancel for any reason
$379.50 Includes air protection with cancel for any reason


Cancel for Any Reason

Cancel up to 48 hours before your scheduled departure date and recover up to 75% of trip cost (50% of trip cost for FL residents) for any non-covered reason.
To be eligible for Cancel for Any Reason, the upgrade must be purchased within 21 days of initial trip deposit, at the same time as initial plan purchase, and for the full cost of the trip.

Costa Rica Entry Requirements

For US Citizens a valid passport is required to enter Costa Rica. No visa is required. We recommend that your passport is valid for at least 6 months past your travel dates. Additional information on entry requirements may be obtained from:
Consular Section Embassy of Costa Rica
2112 S Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
20008 202-499-2991

U.S. citizens traveling to Costa Rica should register with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to ensure they receive pertinent security updates and notices.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellations, Changes and Refunds
We highly recommend travel insurance.

All requests for cancellations and refunds must be in writing and sent to together with documentation for reason of cancelation. If the request is received by (90) days or more before the departure date, a refund will be made less the $500.00 per person deposit that will be assessed in addition to any other cancellation fees and charges which may be assessed by suppliers such as airlines, hotels, and ground operators. If the request is received less than sixty (60) days before the departure date no refund will be granted. Once travel commences, unused portions of packages are nonrefundable


Pascale Travel, LLC (Brownell) arranges tour services and accommodations through suppliers who will provide goods and services for your trip. You agree that Pascale Travel, LLC (Brownell) acts only as your agent and you agree not to hold Pascale Travel, LLC (Brownell) liable, and Pascale Travel, LLC (Brownell) hereby disclaims all liability, for any delay, loss, injury, expense of accident occasioned directly or indirectly by any action or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, of any supplier or other entity entrusted with the performance of any service or the delivery of any goods in connection with your trip or any available
option. You agree to seek all remedies directly with suppliers. On advancement of deposit to Pascale
Travel, LLC (Brownell), the depositor therefore agrees to be bound by the above recited terms and
Pascale Travel, LLC (Brownell) reserves the right to charge an administrative fee of up to (15%) fifteen
percent of the cost of your trip in the event of cancellation and changes. This fee will be assessed over
and above any airline, supplier, Tour Company, cruise line or other vendor penalties.