Costa Rica provides one of the world’s best places for a family holiday, and is a destination that has something for all the family.
You and your children can marvel at the most incredible natural beauty and amazing wildlife. You can keep the kids happy and occupied with a constant bombardment of their senses and the smell, sights and sounds of staying in the middle of the rainforest. For the active family on a Costa Rica holiday – some or all of you – can also take part in an array of soft adventure activities suitable for all ages. Such activities include:- caving; kayaking; horse-riding; mountain biking; quad biking; waterfall rappelling; zip-lining; white-river rafting; steam train rides – as well as all manner of jungle and wildlife tours. Then there is the visit to a chocolate plantation – a firm Costa Rican family holiday favourite!!!. Costa Rica also combines all of the above with fantastic white-sand paradise beaches – and options for world-class snorkelling, diving and surfing. You can also enjoy relaxation time with some poolside R&R or indulging yourselves in the hotel spa.
We can build you a great-value Costa Rica family holiday package tailored around your own family’s specific preferences, with cost-effective transfer and driver/guide options, suitable family rooming arrangements – plus international flights. See below for some suggestions on what to see and do, then follow the links for other ideas. Or, if you have already planned your trip, call us now on 01932 424252 so that we can help you make it a reality. Alternatively, if you are looking for a family-focused escorted small-group tour of Costa Rica, visit our Escorted Tours section.
Sample a variety of different habitats, enjoy the many activities Costa Rica has to offer like travelling to a coffee plantation, or visit the variety of wildlife; hummingbirds, butterflies, snakes, monkeys and wild cats. See a range of amazing lush flora & rich fauna, get the adrenalin going with some zip-lining or white-water rafting, then flop and enjoy some well deserved R&R on a white-sand beach on the stunning shores of the warm Pacific Ocean.
Highlights: San Jose – Arenal – Monteverde – Beach
Great for adrenalin addicts and all those who enjoy any or all of the wide array of activities you can find in Costa Rica: hiking, rafting, zip-lining, waterfall rappelling, horse-back riding, safari-floating, sailing, surfing, kayaking, mountain biking – all the while surrounded by rainforest or cloudforest or tropical montane forest. Travel to Costa Rica’s Pacific Guanacaste coast for some beachside R&R.
Highlights: San Jose – Sarapiquí – Arenal – Tenorio Volcano National Park – Rincon de la Vieja National Park – Beach
Take your family on the trip of a lifetime, when you experience Costa Rica’s rainforests, cloudforests and tropical montane forest areas. You’ll come across exotic-looking birds, loud monkeys, iridescent butterflies, Green Sea turtles and interesting insects. Enjoy a balance of wildlife-oriented activities with some relaxation and ‘down-time’ by the beach.
Highlights: San Jose – Tortuguero – Sarapiquí – Arenal – Monteverde – Beach
Enjoy the lesser-visited areas of Costa Rica – the cloud forest in San Gerardo de Dota, the rainforest of Sarapiquí, the amazing biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula. Choose from a variety of activities suitable for all the family – hiking, rafting, river floating, bird-watching, snorkelling or diving, kayaking, then relax in the beach town Manuel Antonio.
Highlights: San Jose – Sarapiquí – San Gerado de Dota – Osa Peninsula – Beach