Family Friendly Costa Rica

  • Return flights from London
  • Private arrival transfers
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private transfers between destinations
  • Entrance fee to La Paz Waterfall Gardens with Lunch
  • Shared tour in Sarapiqui: Safari Float
  • Shared tour in Arenal: Sloth Tour
  • Shared tour in Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Shared tour in Manuel Antonio: Manuel Antonio National Park
  • 1 night at Buena Vista Chic, Deluxe Standard Room
  • 2 nights at Selva Verde Eco Lodge, Bungalow Room
  • 3 nights at Arenal Manoa, Junior Suite Room
  • 4 nights at Si Como No Resort, Superior Room
  • Lodging taxes
  • Private departure transfers

    Not included: Departure tax ($29 per person), tips, optional tours, alcoholic beverages and personal expenses

  • Costa Rica makes the ideal family holiday destination with its mix of fun and adventurous activities combined with its bountiful wildlife.

    This 10 night trip takes you from the rainforest and volcanoes of central Costa Rica to the relaxing Pacific Coast. After your first night in San Jose, travel to Sarapiqui, stopping off at La Paz Waterfall Gardens en-route. Enjoy a leisurely float down the Sarapiqui River to spot an abundance of wildlife including the 145 species of frog. Afterwards, continue to Arenal and explore the national park. The trip ends in the laidback town of Manuel Antonio where you can enjoy a few days relaxing on the beach or exploring the nearby national park.

    Day 1 - Arrival into Central Valley

    Arrival into Central Valley

    Meet and greet at Juan Santamaria International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Central Valley.

    Sat at the top of a mountain, with panoramic views of the Poás, Barva and lrazú Volcanoes, Buena Vista Chic Hotel Built is a charming hotel just 15 minutes from the airport.

    Overnight at Buena Vista Chic Hotel. Deluxe Standard Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 1 - Arrival into Central Valley

    Day 2 - San José - Sarapiqui

    San José - Poas Volcano to Sarapiqui

    Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before taking a private transfer to Sarapiqui, around one hour from San José. Located in the North Eastern region of the country and bordered by Nicaragua in the North, Sarapiqui is a popular tourist destination for adventure seekers.

    Stop to visit La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a private reserve of more than 70 acres featuring five waterfalls, safe hiking trails and animal exhibits (Entrance & lunch included).

    Your day is complete with 1 night at Selva Verde Eco Lodge, a fantastic rainforest reserve with over 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature.

    Overnight at Selva Verde Eco Lodge. Bungalow Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 2 - San José - Sarapiqui

    Day 3 - Sarapiqui River Safari Tour

    Sarapiqui River Safari Tour

    Enjoy an early morning guided 3 hour float down the lower Sarapiqui River in rafts, take the stunning views and the abundant fauna with chances to see caimans resting on the bank, a myriad of bird life and howler monkeys screeching from the trees.

    In the afternoon, enjoy a nature walk looking for frogs at the hotel. Costa Rica is home to 145 species of frogs.

    Overnight at Selva Verde Eco Lodge. Bungalow Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 3 - Sarapiqui River Safari Tour

    Day 4 - Arenal

    Sarapiqui - Arenal

    Private transfer from Sarapiqui to Arenal with the remainder of the day at leisure.

    The Arenal Volcano is one of the most iconic sights in Costa Rica, and until recently it was also one of the most active. The surrounding region offers visitors plenty of opportunities for seeing more of Costa Rica's famous wildlife or taking some adventure activities such as stand up paddle boarding. 

    Overnight at Arenal Manoea Hotel. Junior Suite Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 4 - Arenal

    Day 5 - Arenal Sloth Tour

    Arenal - Sloth Tour

    Start with breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a sloth tour. The Arenal area is well known for the diversity of its fauna, however, one of the most popular species is the sloth.


    Overnight at Arenal Manoea Hotel. Junior Suite Room.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 5 - Arenal Sloth Tour

    Day 6 - Arenal Volcano National Park

    Arenal

    Breakfast at the hotel before enjoying a visit to Arenal Volcano National Park. The tour will begin with a short walk in the Peninsula Sector of the park, near Lake Arenal. It is an accessible trail that lasts around 1 hour. During the tour, you'll enjoy exceptional views of Arenal Lake and the Tilaran volcanic mountain range. Enjoy fresh tropical fruits before a boat ride along the stunning lake surrounded by rainforst, water birds and the animals that have inhibited the area.


    Overnight at Arenal Manoea Hotel. Junior Suite Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 6 - Arenal Volcano National Park

    Day 7 - Manuel Antonio

    Arenal - Manuel Antonio

    After breakfast, take a private transfer from Arenal to Manuel Antonio.


    Manuel Antonio is perfect spot to end a holiday in Costa Rica. The national park has one of the best beaches in the country and is also a haven for wildlife such as sloths, monkeys and deer and a popular spot to view dolphins between August to October.

    Overnight at Si Como No Resort. Superior Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 7 - Manuel Antonio

    Day 8 - Manuel Antonio National Park

    Manuel Antonio - Manuel Antonio National Park

    Located 120 miles from San Jose on the pacific coast, Manuel Antonio National park is internationally recognised as one of the most biodiverse parks on the planet. Lush tropical forests, lagoons, mangroves and pristine white sandy beaches await you. The park contains a great system of well-marked trails to allow you to explore safely, swim at one of the four sandy beaches or just lay back and unwind.


    Overnight at Si Como No Resort. Superior Room.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 8 - Manuel Antonio National Park

    Day 9 - Manuel Antonio free day

    Manuel Antonio

    Free day to relax at the beach or explore the area at your leisure.


    Overnight at Si Como No Resort. Superior Room.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 9 - Manuel Antonio free day

    Day 10 - Manuel Antonio

    Manuel Antonio

    Another free day in Manuel Antonio. Enjoy a day at the beach; Manuel Antonio has some of the best beaches in the whole country with the tropical jungle coming right down to the pristine white sand beach. Snorkelling is also possible from several of the beaches. 


    Overnight at Si Como No Resort. Superior Room. 

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 10 - Manuel Antonio

    Day 11 - Departure

    Manuel Antonio - San Jose Airport

    This morning, take a private transfer back from Manuel Antonio to Juan Santamaria International Airport for your flight back to the UK

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 11 - Departure

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    Travel between 10th January 2024 - 23rd March 2024

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