Costa Rica National Park Family Vacation
Welcome to Costa Rica! Check into the Hotel Adventure Inn half-way from the airport to San José, close to shopping & restaurants and spend a family night in. Overnight at Adventure Inn (2double). Breakfast
Your choice of: Rafting Class 3-4; Rafting Class 2-3; or Safari Float! You’ll love any of our classic river trips! Enjoying a Costa Rica river is one of the best ways to combine nature & adventure! Your professional, experienced bilingual guides will give you a safety talk and paddling instructions. You’ll get set-up with high-quality, adventure gear such as a lifejacket, helmet and paddle and have one of your best days in Costa Rica!
HOTEL: Volcano Lodge & Springs (or similar)
Day 3 and 4
Early pick-up from Adventure Inn to Tortuguero National Park. Shared transfer to Tortuguero via coffee plantations and Braulio Carrillo National Park. Boat tour into jungle via Caribbean canals to Tortuguero National Park (optional night tour) Half-day morning excursion by boat in Tortuguero National Park. Seasonal turtle spotting in evening. 2 nights at Turtle Beach Lodge (2 doble) with breakfasts, lunches and dinners included. Return shared transfer to Volcano Lodge at the base of the Arenal Volcano.
Day 5,6 and 7
While you are at the Arenal Volcano, we’ll take you on a Rainforest & Natural History tour through lush rainforest along the base of Costa Rica’s most-iconic volcano. Our experienced, bilingual naturalist guide will point out interesting plants & wildlife in the vibrant primary/secondary rainforest. Finish-up your nights with a calming dip in natural hot springs with dinner! We call the Arenal Area the Epicenter of Adventure with plenty of optional activities to do from rafting to canyoneering, stand up paddling, biking and much more! Overnight at Volcano Lodge & Gardens (2 double). Breakfast
To get up to this remote, hillside community take a Taxi-Boat-Taxi across Lake Arenal. Then on to Sky Tram & Trek to glide through the treetops of the Monteverde cloudforest. Take the Sky Adventures Tram (gondola) and then climb to the starting point for your Sky Trek canopy tour. The zipline tour has 11 cables with lengths of 120 to 2,310 feet – one of the longest cables in the world! You’ll be up above the tree canopy between 60 to 480 feet high! Bilingual guides take you through a system of zipline cables using Sky Adventures’ high-tech, specialized zipline gear. Overnight at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge (2 double). Breakfast
Day 9,10 and 11
To finish off this exciting Costa Rica trip, you can relax on one of Costa Rica’s most-beautiful Pacific beaches — also famous for its amazing sunsets! Here you’ll take a leisurely hike with a well-trained, bilingual Costa Rican naturalist guide through the exotic, bio-diverse tropical rain forest of Manual Antonio National Park. You will then have plenty of golden Family Time to enjoy the various beaches along the coast and visit delicious restaurants & go souvenir shopping. Optional tour suggestions include: Surf lessons, Catamaran sailboat tour, vanilla tour and more….) Overnight at Hotel San Bada (2 double). Breakfast
Private transfer return to San José (SJO) in time to catch your flight home We hope you enjoyed the Pura Vida of Costa Rica and that you’ll bring home lots of memorable Family Vacation moments.
Incl. / Exl.
Transportation and Adventure Connections as mentioned in the itinerary
Stay in Hotels mentioned
Tours as per the itinerary
Meals as indicated: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Meals for kids under the 2 years old
Clothes to get wet in
Secure shoes (strap sandals, water shoes, tennis shoes or hiking boots), no flip flops.
Change of clothes
Extra spending money to buy your photos a t-shirt or other souvenirs.
Restrictions: Pregnant women, people with heart problems, back problems or recent surgeries cannot participate in this activity.