Costa Rica Family Escape

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5 Based on 3 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 9-16 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-19706
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
  • +5
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  • Enjoy zip-lining and white-water rafting excursions
  • Join a night walk in Monteverde to see the cloud forest come alive at night
  • Relax on Carrillo Beach and enjoy the Pacific coastline
  • Snorkel and join a boat excursion to see dolphins
  • Experience the beauty and vibrancy of tropical Costa Rica
Start and end in San Jose, the "Costa Rica Family Escape" tour is a guided family trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Samara Beach, Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna and 3 other destinations in Costa Rica. "Costa Rica Family Escape" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Enjoy an unforgettable family adventure in Costa Rica, where natural wonders combine with exhilarating activities for all the family. Zip wire across the cloud forest and go white-water rafting on the Balsa River. Swim at La Fortuna Waterfall and take a boat trip to see dolphins off the Pacific Coast. We stay in comfortable, well-located hotels (most with swimming pools), which means you will leave this action-packed week refreshed and with a full appreciation of Costa Rica’s most famous saying: pura vida or pure life.
  • Day 1: Start San José
  • Day 2: To Arenal; La Fortuna Waterfall walk
  • Day 3: Try grade II and III white-water rafting on the Balsa River
  • Day 4: To Monteverde in the Tilaran Mountains; night walk to experience the cloud forest in the dark
  • Day 5: Zip-line adventure through the treetops; visit the hanging bridges and butterfly garden
  • Day 6: To the Pacific Coast; afternoon at leisure to enjoy Carrillo Beach
  • Day 7: Boat trip to see dolphins offshore from Carrillo Beach; go snorkelling
  • Day 8: Transfer available to Liberia Airport; trip ends
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and two lunches
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
5 - Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 15 2023
5 - Excellent
Colourful and beautiful country
We loved this trip. We saw so many colourful birds, plants and animals in such a short space of time. My teenager was happy the whole time, whitewater rafting, zip lining, dipping in the hot springs, sea or pool, spotting sloths,... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 22 2022
5 - Excellent
A great holiday for the whole family
After covid delayed our trip for two years we were rewarded with an amazing experience on the Costa Rica family adventure. With four other families and a wonderful guide (Glenda) and driver (Jose) we saw stunning landscapes,... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 01 2019
5 - Excellent
A trip of a lifetime!
We originally looked at booking the longer Costa Rica Family Adventure as we thought the Family Escape (at 7 nights) may be too much of a whirlwind. However, we liked the fact that there were less distances to travel (as the... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Costa Rica Family Escape tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 15 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 September 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Costa Rica Family Escape tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Costa Rica Family Escape tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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