Luxury Family Getaway

A luxury family holiday to Costa Rica that you will never forget! Stay in beautiful hotels in spectacular settings with a wide range of activities for all the family.

Places you visit: San Jose – Osa Peninsula – Central Valley – Nicoya Peninsula

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“I would highly recommend using this company. We had a fabulous trip to Costa Rica. Extremely well organised and with just the right amount of advice and suggestions. LOVED the personalised travel guide too which will also be a great keepsake. Can’t wait to plan our next trip with them.”

Suzanne, January 2019.

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Tour Itinerary

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Day 1: Meet & greet & private transfer to your hotel

the restaurant at grano de oro hotel san jose costa rica

Upon landing in Costa Rica you will be met at the airport by one of our friendly, English speaking guides who will take you by private transfer directly to your hotel. Why not enjoy a fantastic evening meal to start your holiday in the excellent hotel restaurant.

Meals Included: None today

Suggested Accommodation: Grano de Oro

Day 2: Spectacular flight & 4X4 transfer to your remote eco lodge!

ocean view from lapa rios lodge

Start today with a spectacular light aircraft flight to the Osa Peninsula before a bumpy journey by 4×4 into the heart of the rainforest! Arrive to your remote eco lodge, arguably the best in the country!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Suggested Accommodation: Lapa Rios

Days 3 – 5: Three days of excursions on the Osa Peninsula

Whilst at Lapa Rios you have included a choice of daily on site tours led by the resident naturalist guides. Available tours include bird watching, rainforest and waterfall hikes, local medicine tour, beach trips, starfish walk, The Osa Trail, Matapalo nature tour, night walk, sustainability tour and more.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Suggested Accommodation: Lapa Rios

Day 6: Journey to your luxury cloud forest reserve

private jacuzzi el silencio costa rica

Whilst at Lapa Rios you have included a choice of daily on site tours led by the resident naturalist guides. Available tours include bird watching, rainforest and waterfall hikes, local medicine tour, beach trips, starfish walk, The Osa Trail, Matapalo nature tour, night walk, sustainability tour and more.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Suggested Accommodation: El Silencio

Day 7: Traditional oxcart painting

oxcart painting at el silencio lodge costa rica

The Costa Rican Oxcart or carreta is one of the most recognisable emblems of Costa Rica. Create your own colourful Oxcart, painting in the beautiful patterns and colourful designs. A great activity for children. In the afternoon explore the verdant private reserve, go zip lining or plant a tree.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Suggested Accommodation: El Silencio

Day 8: Discover two hidden waterfalls with turquoise blue water

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The Costa Rican Oxcart or carreta is one of the most recognisable emblems of Costa Rica. Create your own colourful Oxcart, painting in the beautiful patterns and colourful designs. A great activity for children. In the afternoon explore the verdant private reserve, go zip lining or plant a tree.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Suggested Accommodation: El Silencio

Day 9: Journey to the magnificent Pacific coast

pool and view at hotel punta islita nicoya peninsula

Today you will depart the lodge after breakfast and travel by private transfer to your hotel on the Nicoya Peninsula overlooking the Pacific ocean. Journey time is about 4.5 hours and you can stop at any point along the way for lunch or a break. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the spectacular views!

Meals Included: Breakfast

Suggested Accommodation: Punta Islita

Days 10 – 13: Eco activities, adventure & relaxation

islita beach nicoya peninsula costa rica

You have included a choice of daily on site activities such as canopy zip line, horse riding on the beach, guided nature hikes, wildlife spotting tours, bird watching tours, cultural activities, visits to nearby villages, cooking classes, cocktail making classes, Pilates, yoga and more! We also highly recommend a visit to the nearby Red Macaw conservation project.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Suggested Accommodation: Punta Islita

Day 14: Return to the Central Valley

poas volcano lodge in the cloud forest at night

Return by road to the Central Valley and check in to your cosy mountain lodge for a final night on the slopes of Poas Volcano!

Meals Included: Breakfast

Suggested Accommodation: Poas Volcano Lodge

Day 15: Transfer to the airport for departure

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End your trip here or extend! Speak to one of our experts who have all been to Costa Rica several times about planning your perfect trip.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Remember this trip can be customised to your particular tastes and interests!

Our Suggested Accommodation

This trip can be customised to your style of travel and preferred standard of accommodation. Below is our suggested accommodation for this trip.

Tour Inclusions

  • All accommodation
  • All internal flights
  • All tours as specified in the itinerary
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All transfers and transportation
  • All national park entrance fees
  • All other entrance fees
  • 24 hour emergency assistance
  • 100% financial protection with our ATOL license & ABTA membership
  • Our exclusive 100+ page trip guidebook, personalised to your trip
  • Full support from your dedicated specialist
  • International flights – we can include these for you, just ask us for a quote
  • Discretionary gratuities to drivers and guides
  • Travel insurance

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