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Costa Rica

A Family Adventure in Costa Rica

7 NIGHTS - PRICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 

Unleash your family's inner explorers in Costa Rica! This immersive eight-day journey blends luxurious pampering with exhilarating adventures, allowing you to truly connect with the heart of this vibrant country. Embark on invigorating volcano hikes, glide down the Peñas Blancas River, delve into the fascinating world of beekeeping and create family memories that won’t soon be forgotten.

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS expand_more

Immerse yourself in nature at the Nayara Tented Camp with stunning views

Discover the wonders of Arenal Volcano National Park. Choose between a honey tour, a thrilling safari float down the Peñas Blancas River spotting wildlife or a hike with breathtaking views

Learn the secrets of Costa Rican cuisine with a cooking class or indulge in the variety of restaurants available

You can enjoy activities at your own pace - relax by beaches and pools, explore the wildlife or tee off at sunrise - the choice is yours

Authentic Experience

For adrenaline seekers, the Arenal Hanging Bridges tour promises breathtaking views and a unique perspective of the rainforest canopy as you traverse a series of thrilling suspension bridges. Volcano hikes will challenge you with moderate inclines, rewarding you with panoramic vistas of the active Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal and the lush valleys below. And the 3-hour zip line canopy tour will have you soaring through the rainforest on a series of exhilarating zip lines, suspension bridges and rappels, allowing you to get up close to the diverse flora and fauna of this intricate ecosystem.

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ITINERARY DETAILS

    DAY 1-4 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Over the next two days, you’ll be able to explore the lush vegetation and wildlife of the area surrounding your sumptuous accommodation. Embark on a Naturalistic Honey Tour, learning about the beekeeping process and the inner workings of a beehive as you taste local honey and discover the world of bees. Navigate the twists and turns of the Peñas Blancas River on a thrilling safari float, spotting playful monkeys, sloths hanging lazily in the trees and a dazzling array of birdlife as you float down the river. Learn the secrets of Costa Rican cuisine with Chef Arthuro Paniagua or visit the Arenal Volcano National Park and hike one of the many trails, enjoying breathtaking panoramic vistas of Lake Arenal, the active Arenal Volcano and the lush green valleys below.

    TRANSFERS

    Take a private car transfer to and from Nayara Tented Camp for all your activities.

    Nayara Tented Campkeyboard_arrow_right
    • Type: Boutique Hotel
    • Summary: A place where nature, adventure and relaxation combine.
    • Feature: Magical views of Costa Rica’s most famous volcano.
    • Rooms: 29 rooms
    • Location: Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
    • Star rating: 5 Star
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast basis

    DAY 5-8 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Today you’ll leave Nayara Tented Camp and head towards your next accommodation, the Four Seasons Papagayo, a luxurious retreat offering refined rooms, an incredible range of restaurants, an 18-hole Four Season Costa Rica golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and a signature spa with sumptuous treatments. Spend your days here at your own pace, whether it's luxuriating by the pool with a good book, teeing off at sunrise, exploring the vibrant surrounding area with adventurous excursions or simply soaking up the sun on pristine beaches.

    TRANSFERS

    Take a private car transfer to and from Four Seasons Papagayo for all your activities and take a private car transfer from the hotel to the airport for your return flight. 

DAY 1-4ACCOMMODATION
Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Over the next two days, you’ll be able to explore the lush vegetation and wildlife of the area surrounding your sumptuous accommodation. Embark on a Naturalistic Honey Tour, learning about the beekeeping process and the inner workings of a beehive as you taste local honey and discover the world of bees. Navigate the twists and turns of the Peñas Blancas River on a thrilling safari float, spotting playful monkeys, sloths hanging lazily in the trees and a dazzling array of birdlife as you float down the river. Learn the secrets of Costa Rican cuisine with Chef Arthuro Paniagua or visit the Arenal Volcano National Park and hike one of the many trails, enjoying breathtaking panoramic vistas of Lake Arenal, the active Arenal Volcano and the lush green valleys below.

TRANSFERS

Take a private car transfer to and from Nayara Tented Camp for all your activities.

Nayara Tented Campkeyboard_arrow_right
  • Type: Boutique Hotel
  • Summary: A place where nature, adventure and relaxation combine.
  • Feature: Magical views of Costa Rica’s most famous volcano.
  • Rooms: 29 rooms
  • Location: Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Star rating: 5 Star
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast basis

DAY 5-8ACCOMMODATION
Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica

Today you’ll leave Nayara Tented Camp and head towards your next accommodation, the Four Seasons Papagayo, a luxurious retreat offering refined rooms, an incredible range of restaurants, an 18-hole Four Season Costa Rica golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and a signature spa with sumptuous treatments. Spend your days here at your own pace, whether it's luxuriating by the pool with a good book, teeing off at sunrise, exploring the vibrant surrounding area with adventurous excursions or simply soaking up the sun on pristine beaches.

TRANSFERS

Take a private car transfer to and from Four Seasons Papagayo for all your activities and take a private car transfer from the hotel to the airport for your return flight. 

ITINERARY EXCURSIONS

Private Volcano Hike and Hanging Bridges
Half Day Tour

After pick up from your hotel, head towards the Arenal Hanging Bridges where you can enjoy a peaceful stroll through the picturesque canopy on a tree-top walk. Keep an open eye and follow your guide so you don’t miss out of anything that crosses your path, encountering wildlife of all kings and learning about their habitats. Afterwards, get ready to meet a local family who will cook and serve you a traditional lunch by the side of the river before heading to the Arenal Volcano National Park, learning about the ancient the volcanic climate as you hike around its base.

Arenal National Park Hike
Private Tour

On this hike along the trails of Arenal National Park, enter the tropical forest and areas which were once devastated by the fury of the volcano. During the hike, it is possible to see a great variety of the area’s characteristic flora and fauna, as well as sites of interest like the impact craters and the lava slides of 1992, a large accumulation of solidified volcanic material ejected from the crater of this mighty colossus. On clear days, you will enjoy incredible views of the impressive Arenal Volcano, Arenal Lake, the Tilarán mountain range, and Cerro Chato.

Things to bring: Hiking shoes or trainers, comfortable clothing, raincoat, insect repellent, bathing suit and towel (if you would like a dip in the hot springs).

Canopy Ecoglide in Arenal Volcano National Park
Guided Experience

One of Costa Rica’s most renowned attractions, the spectacular Canopy Ecoglide is nestled within the lush, wildlife-filled Arenal Volcano National Park. Enjoy a unique bird’s eye view as you join a guide to make your way across a three-part adventure course of 13 zipline cables and 15 platforms, allowing you to get closer to the flora and fauna of the rainforest. Get set for true adrenaline-pumping thrills as you soar over the forested hillsides and glimpse views of the striking volcano!

Water Adventure in Costa Rica
Full day with BBQ

Take to the South Pacific Ocean on an exhilirating full day boat tour to explore the inaccessible parts of the Gulf of Papagayo. Joined by an expert captain and naturalist guide, experience fishing for species such as mahi-mahi, black tuna, mackerel, marlin and rooster fish, while you may even spot whales and dolphins from July to November. With fabulous beach toys, stand-up paddle boards, wakeboards and a ‘subwing’ for underwater swimming experiences alongside the fish and dolphins, this excursion promises to be a day out to remember!

Ziplining and Pure Trek Canyoning
Full Day Excursion

You will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a short drive outside of La Fortuna, where your adventure will begin. Start the trip with a 20-minute gondola ride up to an observation deck with spectacular views of the Arenal Rainforest Reserve. Then it is take off! Experience the excitement and adrenaline of zip lining above the rainforest treetops, from as high as 600 ft and crossing distances of 2,600 feet! After your zip lining adventure, you will be driven to Pure Trek's base offices and gardens to change your clothes and eat a delicious Costa Rican lunch. After lunch, you will be driven into the mountains by 4WD along a road with amazing views of forest and the famous Arenal Volcano. You will arrive at a ranch house where your guides will gear you up, before heading out into the canyons. Rappelling down exciting and exhilarating waterfalls, a canyon walk, Monkey Drop (zip line & rappel) and a rock climb can all be enjoyed in the spectacular rainforest canyon. You will then return to the base offices to take a look at the photos of your adventure, have some delicious Costa Rican coffee and then head back to your hotel.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

The best time to visit Costa Rica is during the dry season between December and April, when there is bright sunshine and very little rainfall.

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7 NIGHTS - PRICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 

Pricing based upon economy flights from London. Transfers, UK airport lounge passes and meals And excursions As specified.

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