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Costa Rica is a thrill seeker's dream. With so many diverse ecosystems and terrains, it is the perfect adventure playground. With hiking, horse riding, snorkelling, rafting, zip lining, and surfing, there really is something for everyone. With so much variety on offer, we’ve helped you out and narrowed down our top five adventure activities to help you get out and explore the country’s natural wonders...
As the eco-and-adventure tourism capital of Costa Rica, it’s no surprise the country hosts a dizzying array of national parks. From hiking adventures to white water rafting, wildlife encounters and stunning vistas – there’s a National Park to suit everyone. Below are the top five National Parks that cover the highlights of Costa Rica and allow you to get under the skin of this magnificent country.
Tucked between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica has a diverse range of beaches to suit all tastes. From palm-fringed golden sands and lively resorts to rocky coves and unspoilt shorelines, many of the beaches are backed by lush rainforest with plenty of activities to enjoy. Here are our top ten…
Carpeted with dense, wildlife-rich jungles and lined with a dazzling coast, combine the jungle and beach in Latin America for a memorable holiday.
The eco-wonderland of Costa Rica is best known for its lush green rainforests and dense jungle. Here, Scarlett describes why she fell in love with Tortuguero, a hub of abundant wildlife and stunning scenery.
Costa Rica is one of Central America’s hottest and most exciting destinations to travel to right now! A lot of people get put off by the idea of visiting in the green season - what we call the rainy season, yet it’s probably one of the most vibrant, lushest and freshest times to see the country in all its glory. The Latin America team have been working together, to come up with ten (very important) reasons as to why the green season is a great time to travel to Costa Rica.
Costa Rica is regarded as one of the safest, friendliest, most diverse and exotic destinations in the world. And if that wasn’t enough to highlight its family appeal, it is now also possible to fly direct from London with British airways, making it also easily accessible. Here, Imagine Latin America round up five the best family friendly properties in the country to get you started:
During a trip to Costa Rica back in May, Latin America specialist Scarlett visited the Kids Saving the Rainforest Wildlife Reserve and Sanctuary – a project developed by Janine Licare and Aislin Livingstone when they were just 9 years old. Hearing how the two young girls had been moved to save the rainforest of Costa Rica left Scarlett utterly inspired and wowed after her visit to the sanctuary.
Scarlett recently spent two weeks exploring Costa Rica, and a visit to the Osa Peninsula left her awe-struck. Staying at the luxurious Playa Cativo Lodge, she was astounded by the abundance of wildlife in the area and the lush, dramatic scenery...
Here, our Marketing Manager Emily gets under the skin of Costa Rica and shows us that it’s so much more than just natural beauty and adventure, but a place of complete positivity and warmth.
Luxury Wildlife and Beach Honeymoon
Heredia, Pérez Zeledón, Golfito and Uvita
Best for: Honeymoon, Wildlife, Beach
Discover a less explored and beautifully lush part of Costa Rica, whilst staying in some of the country's most luxurious boutique hotels. Explore a wealth of wildlife, discover wild-stunning beaches and see a pristine slice of Costa Rica.
To start planning your tailor-made holiday, call us on (646) 934-8942
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Begin in the beautiful Central Valley overlooking the mountain highlands of Costa Rica, then travel to the hidden gem of Pérez Zeledón, an area home to a wealth of flora, fauna and natural wonders. During your time here, experience the hotels world class equestrian centre and indulge in the largest spa in Central America. Your journey continues to the wildlife rich Piedras Blancas National Park, where your time is spent exploring the tropical forest, meandering in a kayak through tangled mangroves and strolling along wild and rugged beaches. End your honeymoon at a luxury beach hotel in Uvita, an area biologically famous for its lush vegetation, flora, fauna and mountains. Go snorkelling at Cano Island, visit Corcovado National Park and relax on the untouched pristine beaches that belong to Uvita.
Days 1 - 3 : Heredia, Costa Rica
Stay at Finca Rosa Blanca Country Inn for 2 nights
Flight to San Jose. Upon arrival, airport reception and private transfer to your boutique hotel located in the Central Valley.
During your time here, enjoy a tour around the hotel's onsite coffee plantation, where you will learn about coffee through the ages, Costa Rican Coffee history and you will become skilled at discerning the fine quality of the freshly roasted Finca Rosa Blanca coffee at a “catacion” session.
Days 3 - 6 : Pérez Zeledón
Stay at Hacienda AltaGracia for 3 nights
Morning transfer to Pérez Zeledón, a three-hour scenic mountain drive to your luxury hotel. A private flight can also be arranged at additional cost.
During your time here, you have at leisure to enjoy a wide range of activities organised by the hotel. With a world-class equestrian centre, stunning infinity pool and the largest spa in Central America, this Hacienda is the ideal place to indulge and enjoy an untouched part of Costa Rica.
Days 6 - 10 : Golfito, Costa Rica
Stay at Playa Cativo Lodge for 4 nights
This morning, private transfer to Golfito and embark on a boat transfer to Playa Cativo- a secluded eco-lodge surrounded by the Piedras Blancas National Park. During your time here, enjoy a number of complimentary activities, which include self-guided walks, kayaking, snorkelling and stand up paddle boarding. You will also kayak within the Rio Esquinas mangroves and take a guided nature hike in the Piedras Blancas National Park.
Days 10 - 14 : Dominical and Bahia Ballena, Costa Rica
Stay at Kura Design Villas for 4 nights
After breakfast check out and transfer to Uvita. Enjoy a guided visit to Corcovado National Park and go snorkelling at the Caño Island Biological Reserve- one of the best places to enjoy snorkelling and diving in all of the country. Swim in clear warm waters and discover pristine coral reefs teeming with tropical fish and sometimes manta rays, turtles and white-tipped sharks.
The rest of your time is at leisure to explore the nearby beaches or relax at your hotel.
Day 14 - 15 : San Jose
Stay at Grano de Oro for 1 night
This morning, private transfer to Quepos airport for your short flight to San Jose. On arrival check in to your hotel for your final night in Costa Rica.
Day 15 - 16 : Flight Home
Day at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
That’s just one idea…
We have endless ideas on holidays to Costa Rica and are experts at designing unique holidays tailored specifically to you. Call us on 020 3141 2840 to talk through your ideas and let’s see what we come up with. It’s what we do best.
To start planning your tailor-made holiday, call us on (646) 934-8942
From $5248 per person
All accommodation with breakfast
Transfers with baggage assistance
Ask our specialists for prices excluding flights from the UK. This price is as a guide only. The actual price is influenced by fluctuations in exchange rate, time of year, travel class of flights and the use of private versus shared excursions. Single supplements are likely to apply.