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Travelers can create lasting memories while abroad or in their own backyard. Marriott Moments has experiences ranging from must-see attraction tickets and tours, to fun local experiences such as historical walking tours, live music tickets, pub crawls, and beyond. Check out our favorite Marriott Moments during the Project: Aloft Star Tour in San José, Costa Rica.
By Kinya Claiborne, STYLE & SOCIETY
Aloft San José is a bold new hotel in Costa Rica’s trendiest neighborhood located just six miles from the airport. Here, travelers can meet & mingle with friends at the W XYZ bar, grab snack from Re:fuel by Aloft, or dine in the Backyard restaurant created by local chefs featuring fresh Costa Rican urban cuisine. Guest can also enjoy the 24/7 pantry, play in the re:mix(SM) lounge and stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi! Additionally, every Aloft room features an ultra-comfortable signature bed and custom amenities by Bliss Spa.
Aloft Hotels, Marriott International’s brand for music lovers and music makers, are in thriving music destinations with more than 125 hotels open in nearly 20 countries and territories around the world. Each property welcomes touring musicians with special discounted artist rates, the opportunity to use the W XYZ bar as a performance space for free, and more.
Zip lining canopy tours are one of the most popular adventure tours in Costa Rica. Marriott Moments offers a Waterfall Canopy Zipline Tour at Adventure Park where thrill-seekers go high above Costa Rica’s rainforest canopy. For those who prefer a relaxed experience, Marriott Moments also offers a San José Walking Tour to explore the food, history and architecture of Costa Rica. The walking tour starts at a café in Mercado Borbón (Borbón Market), then take a stroll through the market while exploring the labyrinth of culinary choices, taste fresh fruit, sip Costa Rican coffee and learn about the agricultural history of the area.
Other must-sees include tours of the many coffee plantations, views of the famous La Paz Waterfall and San Fernando Waterfall for instagram-worthy pictures, and nature hikes through the rainforest to discover wildlife including sloths, monkeys, birds, iguanas and more. Conclude a packed day of adventure and sightseeing with a detox in the thermal mineral waters of Paradise Hot Springs and Gardens offering small pools and Jacuzzis surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens.
A trip to Costa Rica isn’t complete without a visit to Arenal Volcano, one of the country’s most famous volcanoes. Discover several of the beauties of Costa Rica on the Marriott Moments Arenal Volcano Tour offering with great views of volcanoes, plantations, waterfalls, jungles and local towns. For an elevated luxurious experience, opt for a helicopter tour from 1200 feet above the ground to get a great birds eye view the Arenal Volcano and the surrounding area including farmland and rainforest. Celebs who have taken helicopter tours in Costa Rica include Will Smith and the Kardashians.