Chamber Invites Region to Explore Tropical Costa Rica

Group tour November 4-12, 2019 offers insight and relaxation
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT invites the region’s residents on a guided group tour of Costa Rica from November 4 through 12, 2019, originating from Bradley International Airport. Rates and booking information are available at or (860) 701-9113. Travelers can save $100 per person by taking advantage of early bird booking rates before May 3.
Organized by Collette Travel, this trip is not to be missed. Highlights of the eight-night tour include:

  • In-depth exploration of San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital
  • Tour of a local coffee plantation, highlighting the history and cultivation of this driver of the Costa Rican economy
  • Two-night stay at a resort in in Guanacaste, known for its sandy beaches and mesmerizing ocean views
  • Visit the delightful beach town of Samara, regarded for its spectacular tropical sunsets
  • Nature walk through the secluded Monteverde Cloud Forest, famous for its variety of tropical flora and fauna
  • Explore one of the world’s largest butterfly gardens
  • Enjoy scenic views from a “hanging bridges” walking tour
  • Take an exhilarating zipline soaring over lush jungle canopy
  • Delightful cruise on Lake Arenal, Costa Rica’s largest and most important lake
  • See the world-famous Arenal volcano
  • Partake in an authentic cooking demonstration using authentic Costa Rican ingredients
  • Learn about indigenous wildlife on a guided riverboat trip
  • Discover the charming town of Zarcero and visit its whimsical topiary garden 
Booking rates are:
  • $2,429 (double)
  • $2,829 (single)
  • $2,399 (triple) 
Rates include roundtrip airfare from Bradley International Airport, air taxes, fees/surcharges, hotel transfers, transportation, and most meals during the trip. Additional cancellation/waiver insurance is available.
“We are delighted to bring visitors from eastern CT to tropical Costa Rica,” said Amanda Ljubicic, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT and coordinator for the November group trip. “The Chamber has a long history of presenting informative and exciting group tours to destinations abroad. The trip in November marks our first visit to Costa Rica. With our partner Collette Travel’s expertise in guided group experiences across the world, and the outstanding reputation of their Costa Rican tour, we are confident that this will be a memorable trip that will delight travelers of all ages.”
To learn more and book your reservation, visit or call the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT at (860) 701-9113. More information about Collette Travel is available at
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About the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut:
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut is a collaborative of business and community leaders dedicated to securing and enhancing the economic vitality of eastern Connecticut. The Chamber works to create value for its members and the region by providing forums for business networking, leadership and discussions of issues that affect the region; providing opportunities for members to showcase their products, services and accomplishments; helping small businesses succeed through educational programs; and working to reduce the costs of doing business in Connecticut.  For more information, visit