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Join 30 humans for the give back trip of a lifetime in Costa Rica! You’ll connect with other good humans, empower a community in need, and come back forever changed. This trip includes more work with your heart than your hands, so be sure to come ready to dive deep into topics that help us come together in powerful ways. On this trip, we’ve partnered with a local Costa Rica non-profit, Asociación CREAR, who has arranged 2 different volunteer events for us to accomplish together. We’ve also added some optional activities for those who want to get out and explore a bit more of Costa Rica! Register now as spots are limited and will fill up quickly.

Thursday

2:00pm - Depart Liberia (shuttle provided)
4:00pm - Arrive Samara
4-5:30pm - Settle at hotel
5:30pm - Beach Bonfire Dinner/Leadership Story Sharing

Friday

6:30-7:30am - Breakfast on your own
8-11am - Kids Field Day with Asociación CREAR
12:30-2pm - Lunch on your own
2-4pm - Ziplining (optional) or free time
4-5:30pm - Free time
5:30pm - Beach Bonfire Dinner
6:30pm - Group story sharing/live music

Saturday

7:30-8:30am - Breakfast on your own
9am-12pm - Beach Clean Up & Education
12:30-2pm - Lunch on your own
2pm-4pm - Kayaking (optional) or free time
4-5:30pm - Free time
5:30-6:30 - Beach Bonfire Dinner
6:30-7:30 - Wheel of Balance Workshop

Sunday

7:30-8:30am - Breakfast on your own
9am-1030am - Guided Eco Tour (Secret Beach)
12:30-2pm - Lunch on your own
2-3:00pm - Guided Beach Meditation
3-5:30pm - Optional Yoga/Free time
5:30pm - Beach Bonfire Dinner

Monday

7:30-8:30am - Breakfast on your own
9:00am - Depart Samara (Shuttle provided)
11:00am - Arrive Liberia

No. You are responsible for booking and coordinating your flights in accordance. Please ensure you book your flights to Liberia Airport in Costa Rica. Shuttle transportation departs from Liberia Airport at 2pm on Thursday, February 27th and returns to Liberia Airport at 11am on Monday, March 2nd.

Accommodations for 4 nights are included at Tico Adventure Lodge, which features a lush tropical landscape, outdoor pool, massage and yoga services (not included), and 3 minute walk to the beach.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund if cancelled within 24 hours of initial deposit.
50% of amount paid refunded if trip is cancelled by January 28th, 2020.
No refunds of any amount issued after January 28th, 2020.

Payment Policy
$400 deposit required upon booking.
Remaining balance due no later than January 20th, 2020.

Each day will be a little different. Please refer to the Trip Itinerary for details:

THURSDAY
2:00pm - Depart Liberia (shuttle provided)
4:00pm - Arrive Samara
4-5:30pm - Settle at hotel
5:30pm - Beach Bonfire Dinner/Leadership Story Sharing

FRIDAY
6:30-7:30am - Breakfast on your own
8-11am - Kids Field Day with Asociación CREAR
12:30-2pm - Lunch on your own
2-4pm - Ziplining (optional) or free time
4-5:30pm - Free time
5:30pm - Beach Bonfire Dinner
6:30pm - Group story sharing/live music

SATURDAY
7:30-8:30am - Group Breakfast
9am-12pm - Beach Clean Up
12:30-2pm - Lunch on your own
2pm-4pm - Kayaking (optional) or free time
4-5:30pm - Free time
5:30-6:30 - Beach Bonfire Dinner
6:30-7:30 - Wheel of Balance Workshop

SUNDAY
7:30-8:30am - Breakfast on your own
9am-1030am - Guided Eco Tour (Secret Beach)
12:30-2pm - Lunch on your own
2-3:00pm - Guided Beach Meditation
3-5:30pm - Optional activity/Free time
5:30pm - Beach Bonfire Dinner

MONDAY
7:30-8:30am - Breakfast on your own
9:00am - Depart Samara (Shuttle provided
11:00am - Arrive Liberia

Yes. A passport is required to attend this trip. Additionally, please be aware that upon departure from Costa Rica, a $29 country tax will be due (at the airport).

The U.S. State Department advises "normal precautions" for those traveling to Costa Rica, which is the lowest safety warning they issue. We always recommend humans are aware of their belongings and environments and travel in groups of two or more. Like any country, crime exists in Costa Rica.

In general, Costa Rica is perceived to be an LGBTQ+ friendly destination for tourists. In June of 2019, the current President in Costa Rica became the first President to march in San Jose's Gay Pride parade with over 100k humans in attendance. Still, we do advise those who are LGBTQ+ to pay attention to their context and surroundings for safety purposes as seen fit. For more info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Costa_Rica

You're going on a beach trip with a hike and a few activities involved, so keep that in mind!

- Causal/comfy beach wear
- Hat & sunglasses
- Sunscreen
- Beach towel (if you're prefer one)
- 1 pair of sandals/flip flops
- Hiking shoes/tennis shoes
- Light rain jacket (just in case)
- Water shoes (of you prefer them)
- Tank tops
- Mosquito Repellant
- Day bag
- Cash (we'd recommend bringing a few hundred USD) just in case!

Every phone plan is different. We recommend checking in with your cell company in advance and discussing the options available. If you have international roaming on your plan, you should be able to use that; however, it can get costly. The hotel does provide WIFI so other options for communication include: Facebook/WhatsApp

The Tico Adventure Lodge does provide WIFI.

It is generally considered safe to drink the tap water in Costa Rica; however, if you'd prefer bottled water you will be able t purchase some at a local convenience store.

Only Human and our nonprofit partner are not religiously affiliated. While we do community projects similar to those offered on "Mission Trips," we welcome any and all to come regardless of religious affiliation, identity, sexual orientation etc.

Asociación CREAR, founded in 2005, is a non-profit organization serving the rural beach communities in and around Playa Sámara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Children in these areas often only attend school for 3 to 4 hours each day and are frequently left without adequate supervision throughout the day, as many parents must work full time to maintain an adequate income to support their families. Our programs utilize this free time by providing ample opportunities for personal, social, academic, and career growth.

As an organization, we are dedicated to providing a venue in which children and young people can explore their educational interests through creative art-education initiatives, while simultaneously building on lifelong skills that we hope will expand their employment opportunities in the future. We aim to create and reinforce an environmental and social consciousness in our students through community projects and educational lessons so that they may bring with them this awareness back to their communities.

By creating a more socially conscientious generation today, we hope that these lessons may persist to continue to educate future generations.

Our pre-arranged shuttle bus is set to depart Liberia at 2pm on Thursday, February 27th. If you are unable to join us for the provided shuttle transportation to Samara (trip venue), it becomes your responsibility to secure transportation.

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  • Start Thursday 02/27/2020
    End Monday 03/02/2020
    Group (Min-Max) 1 - 12 Humans
    Price $950.00 /per human

    Trip Extras:

    Yoga
    $ 15.00 / unit
    Kayaking
    $ 75 / unit
    Ziplining
    $ 100 / unit

What's Included


Lodging

5 days / 4 nights accommodations at Tico Adventure Lodge (shared rooms).


Transportation

Roundtrip shuttle bus with transportation to and from Liberia Airport.


Meals

Nightly bonfire cookouts on the beach (vegetarian options available).


Projects

Two community service projects (beach clean up & kid’s field day) with our nonprofit partner.


Live Music

Live music and reflection to jam to after a long day of heart work.


Eco Tour

Explore Costa Rica alongside a local guide taking us to a secret beach.


Story Capture

Professional photos and video taken of the trip so you’ll never forget the experience.


Workshops

Wheel of Balance Workshop, Reflection Worksheets, and group story sharing.


Add-ons

Optional activities include ziplining, kayaking, and yoga.


Free Tee

Each human we take gets a free Limited Edition Give Trip Tee

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