Enjoy a very special interactive culinary experience with your private five-star chef flown in just for you from Hollywood, California.

 

Immerse yourself in an exclusive culinary journey that takes your palate to an entirely new level.

Experience the ultimate in haute cuisine in a Valentine-week culinary celebration with your special someone. Every day is a dining adventure, combining exquisite international fare with local specialties. All ingredients are fresh and locally grown. Exotic spices and innovative techniques create spectacular dishes to tantalize your taste buds.  

From innovative vegan dishes to mouthwatering seafood and meat lovers favorites, our Master Chef will provide an interactive experience, demonstrating the art of 5-star cooking and presentation you can take home with you to amaze your friends and family. Or just sit back and be catered to — your choice — your retreat.

Whether you want to relax and get pampered, or explore Costa Rica with some fun and adventure, your vacation will be a memorable one, and we'll take care of everything so you can enjoy yourselves — and each other.


Chef Conrad Woodul

From working with famed French chef Remi Lauvand at Santa Barbara’s Ritz-Carlton Bacara Resort, to acting as the food stylist for films like The Runaway, to cooking for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, chef Conrad Woodul’s expertise in French technique and farm-to-table cuisine has been in demand by the Hollywood community for years, as well as by lovers of haute cuisine across the country.

Chef Conrad Woodul

Chef Conrad Woodul

A friend and collaborator of the late Julia Child, Conrad’s meticulous preparation and presentation of food has been featured in the restaurants, homes and on the studio sets of a bevy of stars, including Kevin Costner, Oprah Winfrey, P. Diddy and Brittney Spears. For a change of pace, Conrad jets off to the East Coast to cook on private yachts cruising the eastern seaboard from the Hamptons to Miami, and overseeing meals at private dinner parties and events in South Florida’s celebrity enclaves of Star Island and Fisher Island.

And now Conrad is headed to Costa Rica, a veritable paradise abundant in fresh fish and fowl, range-fed meat, and delectable fruits and vegetables. Join him on this culinary adventure as you indulge in unforgettable gastronomic delights in luxurious accommodations in one of the world’s most sought-after tropical destinations.



What’s Included*

•8 days/7 nights accommodations in a lush and luxurious jungle resort perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

•Professional open kitchen with nightly interactive culinary demonstrations prepared and led by Hollywood Chef Conrad Woodul.

•Round-trip ground transportation from SJO International Airport.

•On-site driver to meet your transportation needs during your stay.

•Daily breakfast and lunch prepared by the resort.

•Private tree platform with 5-line zip-line for flying through the jungle on the ocean’s edge.

•An abundance of Humpback Whales migrating past all day for some of the best whale-watching in the world.

•Must-see Costa Rica excursions, including transportation and admission to Manuel Antonio National Park, Ballena Marino National Park, and Nauyaca Waterfalls.

•Private Helicopter Tour.

•Private Charter Fishing Trip (Mahi-Mahi, Red Snapper, Yellowfin); 6 people max.

•Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Tour & Volunteer Service Opportunity.

•Daily poolside “Pura Vida” Cocktail Hour.

•In-room Couples Massage.

* Participation in activities and excursions is, of course, optional.



BETWEEN SUMPTUOUS MEALS

Indulge in fun outdoor adventures -- sightsee by helicopter, fish for yellowfin, hike tropical jungles, cool off beneath magnificent waterfalls or catch some waves at the beach.

 OR

Relax and be pampered – lounge poolside, soak in the Jacuzzi, enjoy the breathtaking view spiced with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and maybe a massage.

 THE CHOICE IS YOURS – SO ENJOY!



Eight Days, At-A-Glance

•Day 1 – Welcome and Introductions.

•Day 2 – Sunday Brunch w/Mimosas.

Afternoon Excursion: Ballena Marino National Park, aka The Whale’s Tail.

•Day 3 – Optional Excursion: Private 6-Pak Charter Fishing Trip (Mahi-Mahi, Red Snapper, Yellowfin) — 6 persons max, 1st come, 1st served.

0r, trip to Cascada Verde Waterfall & swimming holes.

•Day 4 – Optional Excursion: Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Tour & Volunteer Service Opportunity.

•Day 5 – Optional Excursion: Manuel Antonio National Park.

•Day 6 – Optional Excursion: Nauyaca Falls Hike/Swim.

•Day 7 – Optional Excursion: Dominical Farmer’s Market/Private Helicopter Tour.

Romantic dinner on your own at one of several exceptional dining options in Ojochal, the culinary capital of Costa Rica. Transportation provided.

•Day 8 – Breakfast and Farewells.

Daily Schedule

•7:00 – 10:00: Breakfast to order.

•8:00 – 3:00: Optional Group Excursion.

•3:00 – 5:00: Free time. Relax and enjoy the resort, head to the beach or into Domincal Town.

•5:00 – 6:00: Poolside “Pura Vida” Cocktail Hour.

•6:30 – 8:30: Interactive Culinary Experience.



Base Package Price: $2550 per person*

• $5100 PER COUPLE includes accommodations in the Main House Master Suite.

Accommodation Upgrades:

  • Main House Oceanview Grand Master Suite w/Private Balcony: add $1000 (PER COUPLE)

  • Villas 2 & 3 w/Private Garden Patio, Shared Main Pool & Jacuzzi: add $1600 (PER COUPLE)

  • The Penthouse “Honeymoon” Suite w/Private Balcony & Jacuzzi: add $2000 (PER COUPLE)

  • Exclusive Villa 1 w/Private Gated Oceanview Garden Patio, Infinity Pool & Jacuzzi: add $2800 (PER COUPLE)

* Total PER COUPLE price for package and accommodation upgrades are shown below with room descriptions.


Luxury in the Jungle

A total gem, this luxury resort in Dominical overlooks the Pacific Ocean, features four plush villas, a central pool and bar area, plus a professional central kitchen custom-designed for cutting-edge culinary excellence.

This incredible luxury resort offers a variety of amenities for fun, relaxation and romance.

• Between mouth-watering meals you can experience panoramic views while riding the property’s private canopy zip-line.

 • Or relax in the main pool area, surrounded by the jungle on three sides with a sweeping view of the ocean below.

 • Retire to the “tree house” with cocktails for whale watching, star gazing or just enjoying the spectacular ocean view after a fantastic moonlight dinner with your fellow foodies.

 • And, of course, there’s always a stop at Toucan Chuey’s, the resort’s indoor/outdoor bar on the main level of the house, featuring fine wine and top-shelf cocktails.

 • This is the only private resort in Costa Rica with its own rooftop helipad. Your pilot will pick you up, take you for a 30-minute tour of lush rainforest and breathtaking coastline. If you prefer to hover over the ocean in search of breaching whales, it's your call — it's your flight!


The Main House: $5100/$6100 per Couple

For a completely luxurious experience, the main house is a phenomenal space with incredible staging, elegant furniture, and a comfortable atmosphere, specially designed to fit the luxuries of the owners. It includes unparalleled indoor and outdoor living areas with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding jungle, full kitchen, all amenities and attentive staff to cater to your every need.

Main House - Common Living Spaces

Main House - Master Suite: $5100 (per couple)

Main House - Grand Master Suite: $6100 (per couple)


The Penthouse: $7100 per Couple

The Penthouse, is the perfect “honeymoon suite.” It features a private balcony with jungle and ocean views, outdoor dining area, jacuzzi, and sunbathing deck. The inside living space comes equipped with comfy rich leather lounge chairs, handcrafted bamboo ceilings, king size bed, spacious bathroom with extra large outdoor shower, mini-bar, coffee maker, safe, complimentary hi-speed wi-fi and free use of US telephone line.


The Villas: $6700/$7900 per Couple

All villas are equipped with a luxurious living area, high handcrafted bamboo ceilings, king size bed w/ensuite bathroom, kitchenette w/minibar and coffee maker, safe, complimentary hi-speed wi-fi and use of US telephone line.

Villa 1: $7900 (per couple) - Exclusive Villa 1 w/Private Gated Oceanview Garden Patio, Infinity Pool & Jacuzzi.

A beautiful space with its own private infinity pool and breath-taking view of the Pacific Ocean. The sliding glass door opens fully to let the sea breeze flow freely throughout the room.


Villa 2: $6700 (per couple) - w/Private Garden Patio, Shared Main Pool & Jacuzzi.

This luxurious room is equipped with eclectic furniture and decor. Just outside a patio bordering a lush garden rainforest creates the perfect spot to relax and appreciate nature.


Villa 3: $6700 (per couple) - w/Private Garden Patio, Shared Main Pool & Jacuzzi.

Reflecting the refined taste of the tropics, Villa 3 is carved into the rocky hills of Dominical. It shares the main pool and jacuzzi located in the common area – the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the rainforest and beaches.


Total per couple price, including package and accommodation upgrades are shown above with room descriptions.


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