Family Adventure Costa Rica
Costa Rica has all the ingredients for a perfect and different family vacation.. white beaches, mysterious rainforests, rumbling vulcanoes and an abundant wildlife. This country is a perfect destination because of the warm weather, amazing resorts, the plenty of axciting activities and natural adventures. Discover this beautiful country together with your kids, this will be the experience that everyone will remember as the best vacation for every memer of the family.
Flexible and customizable for private departures.
San Jose, Arenal, Cocles Beach, Monteverde, Manuel Antonio
From € 1115 p.p. Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.
1. Personalized information, maps, brochures, vouchers.
2. 13 nights lodging at hotels indicated at the preceding proposal breakfast included. Subject to availability.
3. Cell phone with free local calls
4. Airport transfer upon arrival.
5. 12 days rental car Hyundai Tucson 4x4, free mileage, BASIC INSURANCE NOT INCLUDED (US $ 18.00 per day)
Day 1 Arrival at San Jose. Transfer to hotel.
Located between airport and busy San Jose downtown. Beautiful gardens, restaurant, cozy bar, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Sauna and Massage room, gym. Rooms; Ac, TV, safety deposit box, an ideal place to start your vacation. Family Appartment.
Day 2 San José.
Free day to relax or to visit as an option, one of the nearby volcanoes.
Day 3 Reception rental car and self-drive to Puerto Viejo de Limon.
Located in front of Cocles Beach (awarded with the Costa Rican Government Blue Flag for clean beaches), 1,5 km south of Puerto Viejo of Talamanca, on the road to Manzanillo, South Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Just a few steps from the Caribbean sea, with the tropical rainforest in background, the spacious and tastefully decorated bungalows are privately set apart amidst lush gardens full of colour and natural beauty. Designed and crafted in a unique style that blends traditional materials, exotic woods and thatched-palm roofs, with a modern building concept, giving each bungalow a particular atmosphere, with a softly lit original sauna-style bathroom that allows you to enjoy a shower while admiring the natural surroundings. The mezzanine provides wonderful spatial flexibility; while ceiling fans, large windows with mosquito nets and high peaked roofs allow a refreshing natural air circulation. All decorated with bamboo lamps and furniture. Each bungalow comes equipped with a refrigerator and has its own private deck and hammock out front, inviting to relax and enjoy the colorful tropical gardens of the surroundings covered with bromeliads, heliconias, gingers, palms and tropical fruit trees, which interact with a great variety of birds and butterflies, as well as to listen to the different sounds of the jungle or just lie under a bright moonlight and sparkling stars. Azania also offers a restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner under a palm leave rancho.
For further information please visit: www.azania-costarica.com
Day 4 Puerto Viejo de Limon.
Day 5 Puerto Viejo de Limon.
Day 6 Arenal Volcano Area.
Beautiful ride through mountains and typical small villages. Arenal volcano is the most active volcano in Costa Rica and with some luck you might be able to observe the red lava. This almost perfect cone, which soars 1,633 meters above sea level, has a crater 140 meters deep formed over an ancient caldera. Best spot to enjoy these wonders are Tabacon Hot Springs, or any of the other hot springs in the area ( not included ), a veritable thermal wonderland, where a hot volcanic stream is channeled in five pools of varying temperature. Accommodation at Volcano Lodge (standard room): a perfect view to the volcano.
For further information please visit: http://www.volcanolodge.com/
Day 7 Arenal Volcano Area.
Day 8 Arenal Volcano Area
Day 9 Self-drive to Monteverde.
Founded in the 1950's by a group of Quakers from the U.S., Monteverde has gained international renown as one of the most outstanding wildlife sanctuaries in the tropics. The reserve spreads out over 10,500 hectares of land that hold six different life zones. The climate and terrain of the preserve produce an incredible bio-diversity. There are at least 400 bird species in this high elevation rain forest, including the Resplendent Quetzal, ancient holy bird of the Mayans, over 100 species of mammals, 120 species of amphibians and reptiles and an estimated 2,500 species of plants making Monteverde a true "nature lover's paradise". Delicate orchids, more than 400 species, grace the limbs of majestic trees. Their captivating colors of whites, lilacs, and yellows contrast with the emerald green of the forest.
The Trapp Family Lodge is the closest lodge to Monteverde Reserve Costa Rica (a 15 minute walk, great for bird watching), this cozy inn pays tribute to its setting with beautiful tropical wood appointments, private balcony in each guest room, and a family-style restaurant fronted by huge picture windows and a balcony overlooking gardens and verdant rain forest. Set in a small private reserve, the lodge is ideal for families or anyone appreciative of a warm, homey atmosphere and a convenient location just a few minutes walk from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Costa Rica. Exotic rainforest vegetation surrounds the property on all sides, and many activities await nearby.
For further information please visit: http://www.trappfam.com/MV/INDEX.HTM
Day 10 Monteverde.
For further information please visit: http://www.trappfam.com/MV/INDEX.HTM .
Day 11 Self-drive to Manuel Antonio.
Manuel Antonio National Park. In this 682 - hectare national park you will see beaches, islands offshore, lush rainforest with good trails, and may have close - up encounters with monkeys, sloth's and lots of birds. Between beaching, you can explore the park’s network of wide trails, which lead into a swatch of humid tropical forest. Manuel Antonio National Park attracts with tropical jungle that borders white sand beaches and blue-green waters... A splendid combination of nature experience and beach fun.
You will stay for three nights at the Hotel Espadilla, located in Manuel Antonio, 150 meters from the beach, small restaurants and little bars. Attractive units with fan, refrigerator, private baths with hot water. Small bar, swimming pool, private reserve with trails adjacent to Manuel Antonio NP.
For further information please visit: http://www.espadilla.com
Day 12 Manuel Antonio.
Day 13 Manuel Antonio.
Day 14 Self-drive to Juan Santamaria International Airport.
Drop of car and end of services.