Family Adventure Vacations in
Costa Rica

Costa Rica seems to have been designed for adventurous families! With vast jungles, the Caribbean and the Pacific, cloud forests and dry forests, Costa Rica packs a punch well above its size. The country’s slogan is “Pura Vida” meaning Pure Life – and this sums up what a trip to Costa Rica is all about.

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive in San Jose and transfer to an authentic coffee plantation overnight. What a cool way to start a trip!

Day 2
Costa Rica is a leading coffee manufacturer and this morning learn how coffee is grown and processed into that perfect cappuccino for your local coffee store. Later, take an internal flight to the southern region, home to the incredible Osa Peninsula and the Corcovado National Park, the most pristine jungle region in the country. Check into your jungle lodge or boutique ocean fronting accommodation.

Days 3 & 4
Spend two days exploring the incredible diversity of the jungle and the wild coastline. You may hike in old growth forests or seek out the amazing wildlife such as sloths, monkeys, caimans and monitor lizards. You could go on a guided night walk in search of poison tree frogs, search for dolphins, go snorkeling or visit local schools and communities!

Day 5
Fly back to the center of the country and hop onto your raft for a 1.5 hr white water rafting trip which will take you directly to your next lodge! Now that’s an adventure! Check in for a 2 night stay.

Day 6
Today enjoy a jungle canyoning adventure – a mix of hiking, rock climbing and rappelling!

Day 7
It’s time to get back on the white water as you raft your way back to civilization and proceed to the Arenal volcano region or the Monteverde cloud forest area. These regions are rich in adventure! Check in for a 3 night luxury glamping or lodge experience.

Day 8
This morning enjoy a zipline adventure explore and then later, explore the rainforest canopy by way of a series of high suspension bridges.

Day 9
This morning visit a famous birding sanctuary on foot or by slow boat with your experienced guide. Later, relax at a hot springs resort. What a great way to end the day!

Day 10
Travel back to San Jose and check in for home, with memories to last a lifetime!

Extend your trip?

Spend 2 or 3 nights at an ocean resort enjoying the beaches, learning to surf, as well as snorkeling, kayaking and SUP!