Costa Rica is a nature lover's paradise; its cloud forest and jungle are home to thousands of species of plants, birds, insects and mammals. Its abundance of unspoilt beaches, tropical rainforest, Pacific and Caribbean coastline make it ideal for a family adventure. Explore tree tops from canopy walk ways, marvel at smouldering volcanoes, spot monkeys, sloths, fluttering butterflies and colourful hummingbirds whilst relaxing in hot springs. Costa Rica provides a perfect balance between adventure and relaxation.
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Fly from London to San José with British
Airways. Stay at San José Park Inn for 2 nights. (N)
Visit the impressive Poas or Irazú volcano. (B)
Drive to Arenal for a 2-night stay at Arenal Paraiso Resort & Spa.
For a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest, Arenal volcano
and lake, visit the Sky Adventure Park. Relax
in soothing waters at Tabacon’s natural hot
springs and pools. (B)
Drive to Monteverde for 2 nights. Explore
the cloud forest reserve; spot wildlife from
hanging canopy walkways and visit butterfly
and hummingbird gardens. Stay at the Trapp Family Hotel. (B)
Continue to Manuel Antonio for a 4-night stay
at the characterful Si Como No. Relax on the
Pacific coast, visit the national park or take an
optional boat tour in search of dolphins. (B)
Transfer by road to San José for an
overnight direct flight to London with
British Airways. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation in Standard rooms, unless specified otherwise in the itinerary.
You may choose to extend your time in Costa Rica at any of the above-mentioned destinations or visit additional areas suitable for access by self-drive, such as the tropical lowlands and forests around Sarapiqui, and the Central Pacific coast, including the Manuel Antonio National Park area. It is also possible to add destinations such as Tortuguero and the Corcovado National Park in to your itinerary, however, these areas are either not suitable to access by self-drive or would require long drives, so alternative transportation arrangements would be made for you.
Please refer to our tailor-made section or speak to one of our specialists for further details on vehicle recommendations, hotels and extension options.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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FCW2019: 10 Nights
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