Costa Rica Family: Pacific Escape

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Playa Carillo in Costa Rica

Sink your toes into Pacific sands

Lodge in northern Costa Rica

Take in the stunning volcanic north of Costa Rica

Lodge near Tenorio National Park

Explore beautiful Tenorio National Park

Tenorio waterfall

Waterfalls, hot springs, and more

Frog on a night walk in Tenorio

Experience the forest at night

Palm trees in Samara

A family journey to the highlands and Pacific coast

Lodge in Samara Costa Rica

Take a break in a Pacific beach town

Costa Rica black faced monkey

Spot local wildlife, including monkeys and turtles

Driving a 4x4 near Tenorio

Travel by 4x4 or private transfers

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Created especially for families with hands-on activities, wildlife experiences, and handpicked hotels, this bite-sized journey takes you through the volcanic north, into little-known nature reserves, and to your beach break on the Pacific coast. An ideal blend of relaxation and adventure.

  • Forests & volcanoes
  • Waterfalls & hot springs
  • Tapir Valley nature
  • Pacific coast break
  • Wildlife by night
  • Immersive cooking class
  • Friendly small-scale hotels
  • 100% Travel Positive
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

9 nights small independent hotels & lodges

Private airport transfers

4x4 vehicle

Guided experiences (see activities)

All breakfasts

1 x lunch

Guided Activities

Bajos del Toro waterfalls tour

Tapir Valley night nature walk

Costa Rican cooking experience

Optional surfing, hikes & more

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Holiday Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date

Please note: International travel & fuel for vehicle hire not included.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Costa Rica

You will be picked up on arrival in Costa Rica and taken to your hotel for the night for a well deserved rest from the flight.

Day 2

Explore the volcanic north

Day 3

Walk to waterfalls

Day 4

Hike, ride, climb, or just relax

Day 5

Move on to Bijagua

Day 6

Learn to cook like a Tico

Day 7

Head for the coast

Day 8

Beach life

Day 9

Go wildlife spotting

Day 10

Time to leave

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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Wildlife-rich forests

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Incredible nocturnal wildlife

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At epic volcanoes

Smiling Gustavo, Tenorio


The local 'Ticos'

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In the Pacific Ocean

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In idyllic small hotels


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