Take your family to Costa Rica for fun and learning! Enjoy an active adventure that also teaches the kids about nature, conservation, and sustainability. 

Starting at: $3,780 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Squirrel monkey in the rain forest  The excitement of a zip line in Costa Rica  Kids and parents prepare for the rain forest zip line. Credit: Dennis Wille  Red-eyed tree frog crawling between leaves in the jungle  A sloth at home in the tree tops  Oak Tiger Butterfly. Credit: Phil Parsons  A brilliantly colored morpho butterfly  The luscious cloud forest from the forest floor  Arenal Volcano  Costa Rica coffee field  Learning about Costa Rica's coffee industry

Exploring Costa Rica: A Family Journey

9 days from $3,780

Take your family to Costa Rica for fun and learning! Enjoy an active adventure that also teaches the kids about nature, conservation, and sustainability. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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TOUR BROCHURE

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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! 

- Mary B.

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! 

- Lauren D.

JOURNEYS DISPATCHES

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Park Inn Hotel

San Jose, Costa Rica

The Park Inn in San José places you in the heart of the city, but also close to the airport (18 km).

Number of nights: 1

Evergreen Lodge

Tortuguero , Costa Rica

The only hotel in Tortuguero located in the heart of nature. The hotel is 5 minutes by boat from the main entrance to Tortuguero National Park, and accessible only by air and water.

Number of nights: 1

Arenal Paraiso Hotel

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

One of the most enticing attractions is the gorgeous river of thermal mineral waters, which thanks to a careful design, allow you privacy and rest. The pools vary in temperatures from one to the next, in order to satisfy the individual tastes of each guest. The 13 river pools have waterfalls with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano. 

Number of nights: 2

Tamarindo Diria Hotel

Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

The Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort Costa Rica is the iconic vibrant beach getaway for families to enjoy an unforgettable Costa Rica vacation in a breathtaking location. This beach resort sits along a stretch of white sand beach and is surrounded by lush green mountains and national parks, on the most famous Costa Rican beach: Tamarindo Beach, in the Golden Coast region of Costa Rica.

Number of nights: 4

Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel & Nature Reserve

San Ramon, Costa Rica

Built by former Costa Rican President Rodrigo Carazo Odio and First Lady Estrella Zeledon de Carazo, Villa Blanca is a charming and unique mountain hotel located adjacent to a working dairy farm only one hour away from the San Jose International Airport on a well-paved highway. The Hacienda contains the reception, lobby bar, private movie theatre, conference rooms and country-style restaurant overlooking the village casitas and a panorama of Arenal Volcano. The well-appointed casitas are comfortable replicas of traditional adobe farmhouses complete with whitewashed walls, tile floors, cane ceilings and adobe wood burning fireplaces with either garden porches or private terraces. Resident guides lead nature walks through the adjacent 2,000-acre Los Angeles Cloud Forest Private Biological Reserve, which is excellent for bird watching as well as a variety of other nature tours.

Villa Blanca became the recipient of the highest category of Five Green Leaves in January 2007 by a Certification of Sustainable Tourism (C.S.T.), a level that had not been repeated since 1997. Villa Blanca was also upgraded to 4 stars for all the new hotel improvements and services. Both government certifications were achieved because of the commitment of both the management and hotel staff of Villa Blanca along with the support of their sister hotel, Si Como No Resort in Manuel Antonio.

Number of nights: 3

Si Como No Resort, Spa & Wildlife Refuge

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Located in Manuel Antonio, a veritable treasure chest of natural beauty, the hotel is surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, inviting soft sand beaches, and nearby rafting rivers. All rooms include a fully stocked mini bar, custom king, queen or double size beds and ocean or jungle views. Enjoy the sounds of nature and the beauty of the tropical flora and fauna from your private balcony. Each room is designed to help minimize its impact on the natural habitat.

Number of nights: 4