Family custom travel in Costa Rica

There are few destinations in the world so exceptionally ideal for family travel and Costa Rica. Within a secure environment with good levels of health and education and great natural wealth, Costa Rica offers the perfect setting for large and children to enjoy an unforgettable holiday. Visit the Active Volcano Poas and Arenal, discover wildlife and enormous waterfalls in the rainforest in La Paz Waterfall Gardens and learn about the beauty of the Monteverde cloud forest. Close with a bang and end your program with a stay at the luxurious JW Marriott Guanacaste, located in the beautiful Pacific coast of Guanacaste. Enjoy a fun and unique family experience where you combine the shared enjoyment and learning.

Through forests, volcanos and beaches.

Day 1
Arrival and transfer to the exclusive Costa Rica Marriott Hotel located only 10 minutes from the International Airport.

Day 2
Visit to Poas Volcano National Park and La Paz Waterfall Gardens located approximately one hour from San José. Poas Volcano is one of the most active in the country and offers spectacular views of the volcano’s crater (one of the largest in the world). At the park we may also walk along its nature trails, visit the lagoon and admire the area’s beautiful cloud forest. Later, we continue towards La Paz Waterfall Gardens, where we will visit impressive waterfalls and walk along nature trails surrounded by a green tropical rainforest. This park also offers a butterfly garden, a hummingbird feeder and other tropical flora and fauna attractions that complement a tour of great educational content for the entire family.  Return to the hotel in the afternoon.  Overnight at Costa Rica Marriott Hotel.

Day 3
Departure towards La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano area. This is one of the most popular destinations in the country, Arenal Volcano being its main attraction. Arenal Volcano has remained active since 1968 and its constant eruptions and lava flows may be easily viewed from any point near the volcano.  Later in the afternoon, onto Tabacon Hot springs, where we will spend some relaxing time enjoying the steaming pools or any of the spa treatments offered here. Overnight at Arenal Kioro Hotel.

Day 4
In the morning we will visit Arenal Volcano National Park, observe this colossal attraction within a closer range and learn about its interesting history. We will also partake in an exciting walk along Arenal’s Hanging Bridges, a natural park that offers impressive views of the volcano as well as hiking trails connected to each other by extensive hanging bridges, presenting visitors with a thrilling perspective of this activity. The afternoon is free to enjoy the hotel or take a short tour of La Fortuna town.  Overnight at Arenal Kioro Hotel.

Day 5
Departure by boat across majestic Lake Arenal and later by land until reaching Monteverde.  In the afternoon visit Selvatura, where you will join a canopy tour and add a small dose of adventure to your vacation. Overnight at Hotel El Establo.

Day 6
Guided visit to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve; we will discover this interesting habitat from up close during an invigorating hike as we learn all about its unique tropical flora and fauna.  Afternoon is at leisure to sign up for any of these optional activities: Bat Museum, horseback riding tour, coffee tour, ATV’s or golf. Overnight at Hotel El Establo.

Day 7
Departure to the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, located in Playa Avellanas, Pacific Coast. Time at leisure to enjoy the hotel’s amenities and beautiful beach.

Day 8
Free day or time for any of the following optional activities: fishing, surfing, ATV’s, sunset sail, mangroves.  Overnight at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa.

Day 9
Domestic flight back to San José and afternoon shopping in the city.  Overnight at Costa Rica Marriott Hotel.

Day 10
Transfer to Juan Santamaría International Airport.

 

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