Journey to Costa Rica: A Family Adventure
Costa Rica is a veritable playground for families! Walk along hanging bridges in the canopy of an amazing rainforest, spot exotic birds and caimans, and walk right up to the rim of Poás Volcano on this adventure where you will travel with like-minded grandparents, parents, and children.
WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY
This was the trip of a lifetime for my daughter and me. We both were overwhelmed by the beauty of the country and the many new adventures offered to us. The zip line was a favorite. We can't say enough good things about our guides - knowledgeable, engaged, patient and fun!”
Dear Danny [guide], your positive attitude and attention to detail allowed me the rare opportunity to completely enjoy a vacation. It is always stressful to travel with kids, however, on this trip I was able to relax and watch my son grow with each of our adventures. You were so much more than a tour guide. You, my friend, are a memory maker. You and this trip will forever be in our hearts. Thank you!”
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Located in a residential neighborhood, the 81-room Hotel Bougainvillea is decorated with paintings and sculptures by local artists and surrounded by ten acres of lush gardens. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and bar, tennis courts, and heated pool with sauna. Guest rooms feature private bath with hair dryer, sitting area, Internet access, TV, and phone.Number of nights: 1
Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
La Quinta is an eco-lodge that has been nationally certified by the Costa Rican Tourists Board with its Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST). La Quinta strives to have little to no negative impact on its immediate environment. The inn is set on ten acres of regenerating agriculture, a reforested area with native trees, old-growth forest on the riverside, and tropical gardens. The Inn has 28 rooms surrounded by a tropical garden rich in heliconias, gingers, palms and flowering trees. Rooms have private bathrooms, hot water, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, walk-in closet, hairdryer, safety box, and a beautiful thatched roof porch with hammocks and rocking chairs, from where you can enjoy the view of flowers and birds. The Inn has established a specific habitat to attract butterflies, frogs, small mammals and lots of birds.Number of nights: 2
Arenal, Costa Rica
Arenal Observatory Lodge was originally built in 1987 as a Smithsonian Institute scientific research station. Unlike other La Fortuna hotels, this volcano lodge is the only Arenal Volcano observatory situated within Arenal National Park, protected from danger by the deep gorge of the Agua Caliente River. The lodge features 48 rooms in various buildings spread over the property. Most have a view of the volcano and all overlook verdant gardens. The dining room has floor to ceiling windows and opens to a wide deck to enjoy panoramic views of the volcano. An infinity pool, Jacuzzi, numerous well-marked trails, and a small shop are also features of the lodge.Number of nights: 2
Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Situated in the province of Guanacaste, on the northwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the Flamingo Beach Resort is just steps away from Flamingo Beach. The hotel has 120 spacious guest rooms all with air conditioning and modern amenities. There is an expansive swimming pool and fitness center as well.Number of nights: 3
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
The luxury resort offers 85 suites nestled amongst mangrove and beach front forest. All suites have flat screen TV, A/C, safe deposit, and hairdryer. There are two restaurants on site, and a full service spa. Just 15 minutes from the charming town of Coco, El Mangroove is 17 acres and 150 meters of beachfront paradise.Number of nights: 3