Costa Rica Family: Caribbean Escape

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Costa Rica Caribbean beach shack

An unforgettable journey to the Costa Rican Caribbean

Hummingbird in Bajos del Toro

Spot the native wildlife in the northern highlands

Hammock in Costa Rica

Kick back and enjoy the views

Caribbean lodge Costa Rica

Settle in at your Caribbean lodge

Cahuita beach Costa Rica

Laze on picture-perfect beaches

Tortuguero aerial photo

Explore the famous Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero monkey

Enjoy world-class wildlife experiences

Driving a 4x4 in Costa Rica

Travel by 4x4 or private transfers

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Differing landscapes, diverse wildlife, an idyllic beach stay... all tailored especially for families. Blending small-scale stays with plenty of relaxation time and just enough adventure to keep things interesting, this is a great way to introduce your kids to Costa Rica’s glorious nature.

  • Cloud forests & volcanoes
  • Waterfalls & hot springs
  • Caribbean beaches
  • Tortuguero wildlife
  • Relaxation & adventure
  • Friendly small 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)

6 x breakfasts

4 x lunches

2 x dinners

Guided Activities

Bajos del Toro waterfalls tour

Gandoca-Manzanillo tour

Guided Tortuguero wildlife tours

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Vacation 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

Head to the country's volcanic northern highlands

Day 3

Walk between waterfalls

Day 4

Hike, ride, climb, or just relax

Day 5

Head for the Caribbean

Day 6

Get close to exotic wildlife

Day 7

Hike and snorkel in Cahuita National Park

Day 8

Travel to Tortuguero

Day 9

Discover amazing wildlife

Day 10

Time to return to San Jose airport

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Lush, unspoilt forests

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Off idyllic tropical beaches

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The colorful culture

Costa rica tortuguero iguana

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Amazing wildlife in Tortuguero

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Delicious Caribbean ingredients


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