Costa Rica Private Tours and Trips 2024/2025

Unlock the natural wonders of Costa Rica with our private tours that promise exclusive adventures and personalized services. Explore the lush rainforest of Manuel Antonio National Park, led by expert naturalists and spot elusive wildlife like three-toed sloths and capuchin monkeys. Embark on a thrilling private hiking expedition at Arenal Volcano National Park. Witness the raw power of nature up close, and after your hike, relax in a natural hot spring. Enjoy Costa Rica's golden sand beaches overlooking azure waters on a private beach holiday in Tamarindo. Discover hidden coves, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, or have a secluded beach picnic with your loved ones. Costa Rica private tours also allow you to build your itinerary to suit your preferences. Your private excursions can include handpicked adventurous activities such as zip-lining and whitewater rafting, all while staying in comfortable accommodations with world-class service. Get a deeply personal and unforgettable experience on Costa Rica private tours.

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Costa Rica Private Tour Reviews

4.8 - Excellent
Based on 105 customer reviews
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
This trip is suited for anyone who is interested in wildlife, birds and nature. You will be taken to places off the beaten track, learn about Costa Ricas diverse and fascinating ecosystems and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life (If you are a city worker like myself)
Very good customer experience!
5 - Excellent
  • Christian Ott
Trip was well organized. All pick-ups were punctual. Had a great time. Programm could have been more intense. There were some longer breaks which could have been used for additional tours.
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
This was a fantastic way to see and experience real rainforest - trees, plants and animals - in the company of interesting people and free from the anxiety of travel in a strange country. Costa Rica exceeded all my expectations.

Costa Rica Private Tours

Get a panoramic view of Arenal Volcano on Costa Rica private tours.
Learn about the natural history of Costa Rica on a private tour.

Here are some of our favorite Costa Rica private tours.

  • Private eco-adventure in Costa Rica: Costa Rica is an eco-travel destination. Go on your holiday with a private guide. Tick off as many attractions as possible, including the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Santa Elena and Samsara Beach, where your guide will tell you all the information about the wildlife and the best approach to make the tour environment-friendly.
  • Private tour of Arenal Volcano: One of the most iconic sights in Costa Rica is the Arenal Volcano. Take a private guided nature hike up the volcano, learning more about the geography and ecosystem of this wonderful area. Your private guide will know the best routes from where you can enjoy unparalleled views. Stop by one of the natural hot springs to enjoy a relaxing bath surrounded by nature.
  • Private beach tour in Guanacaste: Guanacaste Province, on the Pacific coast, is home to some of the world’s best beaches and Costa Rica’s best nightlife. On a private beach tour, hop between the party beach town of Tamarindo and Nosara's wellness and chilled-out hub. Along the way, take a surf lesson on the famous beach breaks or take a beach yoga class.

Costa Rica private tours by age

Costa Rica offers a wide range of sites, attractions and activities to visitors of all ages. There is bound to be a great private tour in Costa Rica, no matter how old you are.

People in safety gears rafting in Pacuare River on a private tour.
Costa Rica private tours of teenagers:
There is no stress of traveling between places on these tours. You can simply focus on enjoying this eco-paradise.
A hanging bridge in the jungles of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica private tours for 18 to 39 years:
On these tours, you can expect a jam-packed schedule full of adrenaline-pumping adventures and active excursions.

Costa Rica private tours based on popular travel theme

There is much to see and do in Costa Rica, so here are some of our most popular private travel tour types.

Costa Rica Private Adventure Tours
Adventure is a huge part of the Costa Rica private experience; you can get a taste of it with a private surf lesson in Santa Teresa.
Costa Rica Private Nature Tours.
Costa Rica is full of national parks, where biologists and expert guides can show you around on a private hike.

Duration-based private tours in Costa Rica

Whether you are short on time or want to take a slower approach to your private tour, we have you covered.

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Travel experience and benefits of private tours of Costa Rica

You can see squirrel monkey in Manuel Antonio National Park.
Hike in Manuel Antonio National Park and learn about wildlife with a biologist.
A view of Tamarindo beach on a sunny day with waves in the ocean.
Surfing in Tamarindo beach is one of the most popular activities on Costa Rica private tours.
  • Enjoy a private hike around Manuel Antonio National Park with an expert naturalist, who will take you to the best spots to see sloths, birds, snakes and other wildlife.
  • Rest assured that you will have a guaranteed spot to enjoy popular activities, like surfing and diving in Tamarindo, which tend to book up fast.
  • Learn to snorkel or scuba dive from experts at Limon, which has some of the clearest waters and plenty of marine creatures.
  • Take out the stress of planning routes and booking transfers. Costa Rica private tours come with prearranged transfers.

Tips when doing private tours in Costa Rica

  • Do not forget to tip your private guides.
  • Ask your guides and drivers for the best places to eat. They will know which place has the most authentic and cost-effective food and drinks.
  • Make sure you stock up on snacks before you get on the minibus to get from one destination to the next, as they are usually 2–3 hours away.

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