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Bring the whole family on an exciting trip to Costa Rica! This is no couch potato getaway, so bring comfortable shoes. You will hike to the beautiful La Paz Waterfall, go whitewater rafting at the Balsa River, immerse yourself in nature, go zip-lining through dense a jungle and have a go at a number of water activities at Tamarindo beach. Don't worry, you will have lots of opportunities for relaxe...

Bring the whole family on an exciting trip to Costa Rica! This is no couch potato getaway, so bring comfortable shoes. You will hike to the beautiful La Paz Waterfall, go whitewater rafting at the Balsa River, immerse yourself in nature, go zip-lining through dense a jungle and have a go at a number of water activities at Tamarindo beach. Don't worry, you will have lots of opportunities for relaxed family time & beach days!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Jungle
    Jungle
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Water sports
    Water sports

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!

Let the fun begin!

• Our representative will greet your family at Juan Santamaría Airport

• You will also receive your detailed travel kit

• Transfer to your hotel Autentico in San José

Visited:
San José
Accomodation
Night at Autentico (San José)

Day 2: La Fortuna & La Paz waterfall 

• Visit the breath-taking La Paz waterfall, a great place to spot birds, butterflies and monkeys

• Enjoy lunch near the waterfall before continuing along the scenic mountain roads to La Fortuna (included)

• Later, enjoy your hotel’s own hot springs

Visited:
La Fortuna
Accomodation
Night at Arenal Springs Resort (La Fortuna)

Day 3: Balsa River rafting

• Set off on a unique rafting adventure on the Balsa River

• The class II - III rapids are enough to provide you with some great adrenaline filled moments

• Enjoy this unforgettable experience, spot rare wildlife, and nosh on a tasty lunch before returning to the hotel

Visited:
La Fortuna
Accomodation
Night at Arenal Springs Resort (La Fortuna)

Day 4: Off to Monteverde

• Journey through the Arenal Dam Lake and enjoy beautiful views on the way to Monteverde

• Later, go on a nocturnal wildlife viewing experience

Visited:
Monteverde
Accomodation
El Establo Mountain Hotel (Monteverde)

Day 5: Zip lining & canopy walk

Get ready for high-flying adventures!

• Experience the Cloud Forest from the unique perspective of hanging bridges of various heights and lengths

• Next up, a thrilling zip line course

Visited:
Monteverde
Accomodation
El Establo Mountain Hotel (Monteverde)

Day 6: Tamarindo

• Head towards the NorthPacific side of the country

Tamarindo Beach is offers visitor endless activities to keep occupied and keep smiling

Enjoy the beach during the afternoon at leisure

Visited:
Tamarindo
Accomodation
Hôtel Tamarindo Diria (Tamarindo)

Days 7 to 8: Leisure days

• Here are some optional activity ideas for your 2 leisurely days in Tamarindo:

• Embark on a sunset Catamaran cruise

• Opt for another dost of adrenaline and go zip-lining

• Take some surfing classes

• Go for a guided ATV ride

• Or, simply relax on the beach or the hotels pool

Visited:
Tamarindo
Accomodation
Hôtel Tamarindo Diria (Tamarindo)

Day 9: Departure

• At the appropriate time, transfer to Juan Santamaría International Airport

• We wish you and your family a safe journey home!

Visited:
Juan Santamaria

San JoséLa FortunaMonteverdeTamarindoJuan Santamaria

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
Book your flights to Costa Rica
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Veronika, in Costa Rica will inform you of any changes to your flights
For more information or to book your flights directly, head to our partner site.

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