Costa Rica Adventure Family Holiday

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5 Based on 33 Reviews
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 9-16 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7661
  • 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
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover abundant wildlife – monkeys, sloths, birds and frogs are easy to spot
  • Visit the beach and waterways of Tortuguero, an important nesting site for green turtles
  • Meet the residents of the Sloth Sanctuary
  • Discover the beach of both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts
  • Enjoy comfortable accommodation throughout, most with swimming pools
  • Take advantage of the flexible itinerary with plenty of optional activities: zip-lining, white-water rafting, a chocolate tour, and catamaran excursion
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Start and end in San Jose, the trip "Costa Rica Adventure Family Holiday" is a guided family trip that takes 15 days. You will be traveling through San Jose, Manuel Antonio National Park, Cahuita National Park and 6 other destinations in Costa Rica and Panama. "Costa Rica Adventure Family Holiday" is a group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Costa Rica is a natural paradise, with volcanoes, rainforest, waterfalls, wildlife and beaches. See them all on this Costa Rica family trip, which starts by travelling into the steaming jungle and exploring the Tortuguero waterways by boat, in search of monkeys, toucans and other colourful birds. We visit the Sloth Sanctuary and meet some of the residents, stars of their own Animal Planet TV show, and enjoy a night walk in the rainforest, try white-water rafting (optional) and splash in thermal pools at a waterpark near Arenal Volcano. There’s beach time too as we head to both Cahuita on the Caribbean coast and Manuel Antonio on the Pacific, where jungle cascades to white sand beaches.
  • Day 1: Start San José
  • Day 2: Morning visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens; relax by the hotel pool
  • Day 3: To Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 4: Boat tour of waterways in Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 5: To Cahuita on the Caribbean coast; relax on the beach
  • Day 6: Visit the Sloth Sanctuary; discover Cahuita National Park
  • Day 7: To Sarapiqui; night walk in Tirimbina Biological Reserve
  • Day 8: Free day in Sarapiqui
  • Day 9: To La Fortuna near Arenal Volcano; free afternoon for optional activities
  • Day 10: Guided nature walk in Arenal National Park; visit thermal springs
  • Day 11: To the Pacific coast
  • Day 12: Explore the beautiful trails and beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 13: Free day to relax, enjoy the beach or optional activities
  • Day 14: To San José; relax by the hotel swimming pool or explore
  • Day 15: End San José
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
5 - Excellent
Based on 33 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 03 2023
5 - Excellent
Fantastic adventure
An amazing adventure holiday that the whole family loved. It was a perfect balance of wildlife adventure and opportunity for my 9 year old to play at the hotel pools and beaches. she enjoyed the wildlife adventure part just as... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 01 2023
4 - Very Good
Costa Rica Adventure Family Holiday
Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities. We saw such a lot- mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects. The experience of being in the rainforest is unique and totally different to anything we had experienced before.
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 06 2023
5 - Excellent
Absolutely brilliant family Christmas trip
We went on this trip as a family of four with children aged 12 and 14, over Christmas 2022. We had an absolutely brilliant time and the memories will stay with us forever. Costa Rica just has everything- amazing wildlife, great... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 02 2023
5 - Excellent
dec 22 trip
The whole family loved the trip and everyday even the travel days there was something to look fwd to.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Costa Rica Adventure Family Holiday 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 24 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 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 Adventure Family Holiday 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 Adventure Family Holiday 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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