Costa Rica has become one of the top family vacation destinations in the world. It is a beautiful country full of stunning nature scenery and exciting adventures that offers many options for an incredible vacation with your family. Also, Costa Rica is one of the safest destinations to visit. Relax in the hot springs, enjoy the rainforest waterfalls, discover the Monteverde Cloud Forest and its natural treasures. Live the adrenaline of the Canopy, your children will love the breeze of the tropical forest in the air. Visit the famous Arenal Volcano National Park. A Snorkel Tour in one of the most famous coral reefs in the world in the Caribbean of Costa Rica is an unforgettable experience for you and your kids. Costa Rica awaits you with beautiful beaches, abundant biodiversity, active volcanoes, national parks, and activities for the all the family. Costa Rica is the ideal destination for active families looking for an exciting and different trip to traditional family vacations. Travel with us and enjoy unique and unforgettable experiences in Costa Rica!
Places to Visit:
➣ Caribe Sur
➣ Lots of wildlife (flora and fauna)
➣ Hanging bridges in Monteverde Cloud Forest
➣ Arenal Volcano & hot springs
➣ Safari Tour in Sarapiqui
➣ Caribbean South beaches
Price: US $ 1,452 per adult person (price includes one child younger than 11 years old).
Could change depending on seasons.
✓ Airport transfer - hotel and assistance
✓ 1 night at San Jose hotel
✓ 2 nights at Monteverde hotel
✓ 2 nights at Arenal hotel
✓ 2 nights at Sarapiqui hotel
✓ 3 nights at Puerto Viejo hotel
✓ Daily breakfast
✓ 4x4 Rented car
✓ Tour in Monteverde
✓ Tour in Sarapiqui
✓ Tour in Puerto Viejo
✓ Service and hotel taxes
✓ Price from US $ 1,452 per adult person (price includes one child younger than 11 years old). Could change depending on seasons.
➣ Meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary
➣ Optional Tours
➣ Local and international calls
➣ Personal medical expenses
➣ Departure taxes (US$29 per person)
➣ Air tickets from and to Costa Rica
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO COSTA RICA
Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel in San José. Accommodation.
DAY 2: SAN JOSE – MONTEVERDE
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Monteverde Cloud Forest area. Accommodation.
DAY 3: HANGING BRIDGES TOUR
This tour is ideal for families who love nature but will leave the extreme thrills for another time, combining 3 activities to appreciate the biodiversity of Costa Rica. The treetop walkways provide the best way to safely admire the cloud forest canopy at your own pace. You will have the opportunity to appreciate a wide variety of flora and fauna of Monteverde and observe the endemic biodiversity of the cloud forest canopy which is not found anywhere else in the world. The hanging bridges provide the best vantage point to observe the beauty of the cloud forest in all its levels.
We continue to the Butterfly Garden where you can see more than 30 different species of butterflies of different altitudes and climates found throughout Costa Rica. While enjoying the lush gardens and close contact with our large butterfly population, the guide will answer most questions regarding these beautiful creatures and their life cycles and individual habits. Finally, we will visit the Hummingbird Garden. We can observe more than 14 different species of hummingbirds, including some species that are not commonly seen. The relaxing atmosphere and the beautiful floral arrangements provide a perfect setting for lovers of natural photography. The hummingbird garden is also a perfect resting time or for a picnic. Accommodation.
DAY 4: MONTEVERDE – ARENAL
Breakfast. Departure to Arenal Volcano. Accommodation.
DAY 5: ARENAL
Arenal Volcano area is an exuberant destination, which combines adventure with nature. Among the activities you can enjoy are: Arenal Volcano National Park Tour, enjoy the relaxing hot springs, boat or kayak tour to Caño Negro Wetland where you can enjoy a variety of waterfowl, Hanging Bridges Tour, Cable Car with views to the imposing Volcano and Arenal Lake, Tour to the La Fortuna Waterfall, Rappel and Canyoning Tours, Low Level Hiking Tour, MTB Bike Tours with different routes and for all ages. Accommodation.
DAY 6: ARENAL – SARAPIQUI
Breakfast. Departure to Sarapiqui, one of the most biodiverse areas of Costa Rica. Accommodation.
DAY 7: SAFARI FLOATING TOUR IN THE RIVER
The tour begins in the community known as Chilamate, and it ends in Puerto Viejo of Sarapiquí. It is a very tranquil and safe area, great for observing nature, birds, the rain forest, and animals such as iguanas, monkeys and crocodiles. The kids will enjoy this great experience. Accommodation.
DAY 8: SARAPIQUI – CARIBBEAN SOUTH
Breakfast. Departure to Puerto Viejo in the Caribbean South of Costa Rica. Accommodation.
DAY 9: ANIMAL RESCUE CENTER CHOCOLATE LADY AND WATERFALL TOUR
If you are into a little bit of education on local animals and cacao, followed by a short jaunt through the jungle to a waterfall, this is the tour for you. It combines three of your favorite local activities. You will learn how the center serves as refuge and rehabilitation for animals (monkeys, sloths, snakes, wild cats and more) as well as to have the opportunity to hold the monkeys living there. Then we will visit to an indigenous family to learn about the production of cacao. You will learn and see demonstrated the process by which the cacao fruit is transformed into delicious and unique chocolate. We end our day by hiking to a beautiful waterfall where you can swim if you’d like. Accommodation.
DAY 10 CARIBBEAN SOUTH
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the stunning beaches. The South Caribbean zone is one of the most privileged areas of the country. It is possible to find a diversity of beaches, and the best thing is the proximity. Let yourself go and explore the varied Caribbean beaches of white sand or black sand if you prefer. Either if you are looking for strong emotions or if you just want to rest, let yourself be carried away by what this cosmopolitan area of Costa Rica offers you. Among the activities you can do are visit to the Gandoca Refuge - Manzanillo, visit to beaches such as Cahuita, Cocles, Punta Uva, Chiquita and Manzanillo, take a tour at Cahuita National Park with snorkelling activity. Accommodation.
DAY 11: RETURN
Breakfast. Departure to Juan Santamaria International Airport.