Visit the pristine sandy shores of the Pacific at Manuel Antonio National Park

Costa Rica Luxury Vacation Tour for Families

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Costa Rica

Places Visited

San Jose, Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Suggested Duration

9 Days

The jovial spirit of Costa Rica will spread across your vacation and your family’s experiences. Your children will smile with endless delight and you will find an adventure that everyone can enjoy. On this 9-day exploration you will discover the fascinating wildlife and wonderful landscape. Active volcano summits create the skyline. Treetops house elegant birdlife and rambunctious monkeys. Clouds creep through the rainforest and create a unique ecosystem high atop the mountainside. When you traverse...

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Trip Highlights

  • Bring the family closer on an adventurous exploration of Costa Rica
  • Traverse the trails of Arenal National Park at the foothills of an active volcano
  • Witness the jungle canopy on an aerial tram over Manual Antonio
  • Visit the pristine sandy shores of the Pacific at Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Discover the exceptional biodiversity of the Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Experience the artisanal town of Sarchi and the largest oxcart in the world
  • Search the rainforest for exceptional wildlife, from effervescent birds to elusive jaguars

Detailed Description

Reward the family and yourself with an exploration and adventure on this customizable vacation tour of Costa Rica. Scarlet Macaws create a rainbow of color against the rainforest’s jade canopy. The stunning cobalt water of the Pacific Ocean laps at the shores of Manuel Antonio National Park. Glide through the treetops on an exhilarating tour of the jungle and wander around the foothills of an active volcano. Every moment you spend in Costa Rica brings another shared adventure and unforgettable memories with the whole family.

The family arrives in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, and your exceptional vacation begins. The city bustles in a definitive energy that encompasses the collective cultures of the entire nation. Make your way to Poas National Park to explore the bubbling caldron of the active Poas Volcano. The simmering lake and embracing rainforest create a majestic landscape that will leave the kids speechless. Arrive in Manuel Antonio and settle into the jungle lined Pacific shore. Explore the treetops on an aerial tram tour to share in the majesty of the rainforest canopy, and hike the magnificent trails of Carara National Park.

Your private transfer will take you to Monteverde, home to the revered Cloud Forest Reserve and over 400 species of birds. The misty forest creates a unique environment for dense vegetation along the forest floor and in the canopy. Walk along the suspension bridges for a sky-high view of the reserve. A naturalist will also guide you through the wondrous collection of flora of fauna on a day and dusk tour of the rainforest which offers an unforgettable learning environment. Venture to Arenal, home to the vibrantly active Arenal Volcano.

Enjoy a guided tour of Arenal Volcano National Park that will take you to the lava fields. Relax by the calming rush of La Fortuna Waterfall and listen to the avifauna call out through the trees. Sarchi is a town divided by the Trojas River. It is home to fabulous woodcarvers and artisans. Visit the town and its fantastic galleries before returning to San Jose. The following day your private transfer will take you to the airport for your flight home. The stunning views and magnificent adventures will show everyone the beauty of Costa Rica and bring joy to the entire family.

For more tour options, read about additional tours to Costa Rica offered by Zicasso.

Starting Price

$2,101 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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