Sample Tailor-Made Holidays to Costa Rica

Costa Rica Holidays

Visit Costa Rica, one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world, and marvel at its wildlife, its abundant and varied natural beauty, its colonial heritage, and choose between its Pacific or its Caribbean beaches.

We can build you a Costa Rica holiday package comprising a tailor-made tour that’s unique to you, plus international flights. See below for some suggestions on what to see and do when on your Costa Rica holiday, 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 an escorted small-group tour of Costa Rica, visit our Escorted Tours section.

Costa Rica Highlights

Enjoy Costa Rica’s “best bits” – lush rainforests with brightly-coloured birds & butterflies, slow-moving sloths and all manner of insects; wander across Monteverde’s Hanging Bridges; navigate Tortuguero’s myriad canals & rivers, spotting wildlife on the shore & in the water; soak in the Hot Springs at the base of Arenal Volcano; then relax on one of Costa Rica’s beaches.

Highlights: San Jose – Tortuguero – Arenal – Monteverde – Beach

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Costa Rica at a Leisurely Pace

This tailor-made holiday is perfect for those who want to experience the high-lights of Costa Rica but who want to explore at a relaxed pace. You’ll visit Sarapiquí, an area great for bird-watching, along with La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano. The cloudforest at Monteverde provides a glimpse of completely different terrain before you descend again to relax on the beach at Manuel Antonio.

Highlights: San Jose – Sarapiquí – Arenal – Monteverde – Beach  – San Jose

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Volcanoes, Wildlife & Adventure

Experience the best of Costa Rica’s wildlife and natural beauty – wonder at its volcanoes, walk high above the canopy on Monteverde’s hanging bridges, relax as you float downstream on a wildlife safari tour, go snorkelling in the Cahuita National Park …

Highlights: San Jose – Monteverde – Arenal – Tortuguero – Puerto Viejo – San Jose

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Costa Rica at its Natural Best

Travel the scenic road through rainforest, cloudforest and tropical montane forest, learning about Costa Rica’s rich flora & fauna and witnessing Nature in all its glory. See howler monkeys , sloths and jaguars.

Highlights: San Jose – Tortuguero – Sarapiquí – Arenal – Carara National Park – Manuel Antonio National Park – San Gerardo de Dota

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Active Costa Rica

Great for adrenalin addicts and all 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, sailing, surfing, kayaking, mountain biking – all the while surrounded by rainforest or cloudforest or tropical montane forest. Then travel to Costa Rica’s Pacific Guanacaste coast for some R&R.

Highlights: San Jose – Sarapiquí – Arenal – Tenorio Volcano National Park – Rincon de la Vieja National Park – Beach

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The Osa Peninsula, Arenal & Beach

Visit one of Costa Rica’s lesser-visited areas but one of its most biodiverse – the Osa Peninsula – where you’ll have the chance to snorkel over coral around Caño Island and to hike in the lush Corcovado National Park. Visit the volcanic area around La Fortuna, location for Costa Rica’s most famous volcano – Arenal. End your tailor-made holiday by relaxing on one of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste beaches.

Highlights: San Jose – Osa Peninsula – Arenal – Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Pacific Coast

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Costa Rica & Nicaragua Combo

Enjoy Costa Rica’s natural beauty, exploring both rainforest and cloudforest areas with their explosion of lush flora, and rich fauna. Set loose the adventurer in you and go hiking or zip-lining. Alternatively, wander a hummingbird gallery, walk high across Costa Rica’s famous Hanging Bridges and soak in some naturally-occurring Hot Springs. Travel north to Nicaragua for some R&R, then enjoy exploring Granada and take the opportunity to hike around Ometepe Island.

Highlights: San Jose – Arenal – Monteverde – Nicaragua – Ometepe – Granada – Managua

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Costa Rica & Panama Combo

Enjoy the best of Costa Rica’s lush flora & rich fauna along with its outstanding natural beauty. See stunning views of Poas Volcano, enjoy adventure activities, or visit a nature reserve before heading south to Panama where you can take a transit of the Panama Canal. Go on a guided hike in Soberania National Park to see the wildlife it has to offer, visit historic Panama City, see an indigenous community and / or take a ride on a vintage train to Portobelo in the north.

Highlights: San jose – Sarapiquí – Tortuguero – Puerto Viejo – Beach – Panama – Panama City

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For a no-obligation chat to discuss your Costa Rica holiday plans or for ideas about what you might do, ring us on 01932 424252 or email us on: