The family always wants something different on vacation, whether that be relaxing on paradisiacal beaches or exploratory hiking in the mountains, and a family vacation to Costa Rica offer something for everyone. Your family will enjoy this custom tailored family adventure in the diverse and luxurious landscapes of Costa Rica. Trek through lush mountainous rainforest and relax on opulent white sand beaches. Course through whitewater rapids and stroll alongside stunning waterfalls. Whether searching...
San Jose - Family Adventures in the Capital
San Jose is a city filled with mounds of energy. Stretching from the foothills of the encompassing mountains and winding through the streets of charming neighborhoods, the city contains a charm underneath the layers of boisterousness. The family is met at the airport your transfer and escorted to your fabulous hotel. The gardens offer a view of the towering mountainside that dwarfs the city’s skyline. The National Theater was constructed in the late 19th century and continues to boast an opulence that dates back to the ruling coffee barons. The neoclassical façade sits behind a large sprinkling fountain and is adorned with three angelic statues watching the passersby.
Crowds of people flock to La Sabana Metropolitan Park during soccer season. They make their way to the national stadium wearing jerseys to support their favorite players, whether of national or international acclaim. You find a city filled with life and artwork, each displaying the colors of the city and its people in various ways. Detailed murals decorate walls across vibrant neighborhoods, showcasing urban life and culture. As Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose has collected cultures from around the country and created a unique and lively city unlike anywhere else in the world.
Arenal Volcano National Park - The First Family Waterfall
Arenal Volcano National Park - Daily Watery Adventures
Arenal Volcano National Park - Wonders of the Region
Manuel Antonio - Central Pacific Coast
Manuel Antonio - A Day on the National Land
San Jose - Continuation of a City
San Jose - Adventuring Home
- Witness the powerful peak of active Arenal Volcano
- Explore the fabulous natural splendor of La Paz Waterfall Gardens
- Discover the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting the Sarapiqui River
- Soar through the rainforest canopy on a thrilling zip-line tour
- Horseback ride on the picturesque coast of Manuel Antonio National Park
- Search for whales and dolphins off of the pristine coast
- Create treasured family memories in the unique environment of Costa Rica
- Stay in charming boutique hotels that offer spacious and luxurious rooms with views of the surrounding landscapes
When the family is happy the world feels at peace. That would make Costa Rica the most peaceful country in the world, offering adventure and relaxation alike, and pleasing even the finickiest children with its array of diverse activities. On this 8-day vacation you will find dazzling color and sweet aromas, classic beaches and captivating wildlife. From smoldering volcanoes to crashing waves, the entire family will have their dreams come true. Discover coral reefs and zip line through the trees. Bask in the sun and search for rambunctious monkeys. The charm and splendor of Costa Rica makes it easy to find something for everyone.
Your family adventure begins with your arrival in San Jose. The capital city of Costa Rica sweeps you up into its energetic neighborhoods showing you its mixture of colonial charm and jovial markets. Tour through the La Paz Waterfall Gardens to witness the variety of natural beauty. Between butterfly farms, hummingbird gardens, and brilliant waterfalls, the inspiring landscape is as captivating as any adventure. In the evening you will arrive in Arenal Volcano area. Spend the day exploring the fabulous reaches of the rich volcanic soil.
The rainforest and prairies create a wonderful biodiversity, filled with a wealth of flora and fauna. Stroll along hanging bridges or dive through the sky on a series of zip lines. Explore the majesty of Arenal at your leisure. Kayak on the largest lake in the country or wind your way along the whitewater rapids of the Sarapiqui River. Make your way to Manuel Antonio National Park. En route you can stop along various local towns to visit the Ticos, native Costa Ricans, and their jovial smiles. Or witness the rambunctious American crocodiles around the bridges of Tarcoles River.
Once in Manuel Antonio you have the day to indulge in its natural charm. The water is iridescent and the greenery is unparalleled. Take a dip in the Pacific Ocean or venture off to the local waterfalls. Enjoy the following morning at your leisure. Your private transfer will escort you back to San Jose at your desired time, which allows you to appreciate the seaside and its offerings for as long as you would like. Spend the evening in San Jose where the following day you will make your flight home.
$1,435 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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