Costa Rica Coast to Coast Family Adventure - 9 Days

Costa Rica Coast to Coast Family Adventure

Be amazed and truly astounded by the beauty, culture and diversity of wildlife and geographical locations during this once in a lifetime trip!

On this Costa Rica Coast to Coast Family Adventure itinerary:

  • Discover ecological habitats
  • Relax in natural hot springs
  • Visit La Fortuna Waterfall
  • Catch your first wave during a private surfing lesson

Overview

San Jose • Tortuguero • Arenal Volcano • Tamarindo

Highlights

  • Explore Tortuguero National Park canals by boat
  • Tabacon’s Hot Springs
  • Observe the rainforest from the treetops
  • La Fortuna Waterfall
  • La Senda Farm
  • Private surfing lesson

Accommodation

Costa Rica Marriott, San Jose

Manatus Hotel, Pococí, Costa Rica

Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa, Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica

Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive San Jose

Welcome to Costa Rica!

Your family journey begins with a night in San Jose.

Accommodations: Costa Rica Marriott
Meals Included: None Today

Day 2
San Jose / Tortuguero

Discover ecological habitats of the Caribbean coast.

A short flight delivers you to the Tortuguero National Park. During your 2-night stay you will explore the canals by boat and visit the village. The canals of Tortuguero are rich with wildlife and offer a true rainforest experience. As your cruise the waterways of the dense jungle, be on the lookout for crocodiles, caimans, monkeys, sloths, and more. In the town you will visit the Caribbean Conservation Company and learn about the preservation philosophy of Tortuguero. A walk through the small village gives you a taste of the afro-Caribbean culture.

Optional tours such as night walks, kayaking, canopy zipline and seasonal turtle nesting tours also available.

Accommodations: Manatus Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily

Day 3
San Jose / Tortuguero

Discover ecological habitats of the Caribbean coast.

A short flight delivers you to the Tortuguero National Park. During your 2-night stay you will explore the canals by boat and visit the village. The canals of Tortuguero are rich with wildlife and offer a true rainforest experience. As your cruise the waterways of the dense jungle, be on the lookout for crocodiles, caimans, monkeys, sloths, and more. In the town you will visit the Caribbean Conservation Company and learn about the preservation philosophy of Tortuguero. A walk through the small village gives you a taste of the afro-Caribbean culture.

Optional tours such as night walks, kayaking, canopy zipline and seasonal turtle nesting tours also available.

Accommodations: Manatus Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily

Day 4
Tortuguero / Arenal

Head to Arenal and relax in natural hot springs.

After a short flight to San Jose, continue to Arenal. Spend the afternoon enjoying unlimited access to the thermal rivers and pools of your resort. Tabacon’s Hot Springs offers dozens of cascading waterfalls and warm pools of varying temperatures, all naturally heated by the volcano and slowly mineralized underground. There is also a cold-water pool for those wanting a refreshing swim.

Accommodations: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
Meals Included: Breakfast Today

Day 5
Arenal

Observe the rainforest from the treetops.

Observe the rainforest from the treetops with a combination of aerial tram and zipline and visit La Fortuna Waterfall.

Start with Sky Tram, an aerial tram that takes you to a wide observation deck at the highest point of the Arenal Reserve, from where you can observe the rainforest, the Arenal volcano and lake. Continue with Sky Trek, the canopy zipline, an adventure excursion full of adrenaline! Above the treetops is a system of zip lines that allows you to observe the rainforest and its landscape from a different perspective. The tour includes 8 cross-sectional cables that together have a total length of 1.7 miles, with distances from 100 to 2,460 feet, and with a maximum height of 660 feet, which exceed the treetops, providing a panoramic view.

After lunch, continue to La Fortuna Waterfall, with some of the most gorgeous scenery in all of Costa Rica . The 230-foot ribbon of water falls into a great swimming hole, surrounded by lush tropical forest, and protected by the local conservation project. The water below is a greenish blue that makes for a pleasing view.

Accommodations: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today

Day 6
Arenal / Tamarindo

Travel to Tamarindo.

Head to Tamarindo, enjoy a Farm-to-Table Dinner.

Have an exciting and educative walk through the extensive vegetable gardens of La Senda Farm. Learn about the 100% organic cultivating, biodiversity, water conservation, and so much more. Have a direct experience of where your food is coming from while enjoying the ingredients at peak freshness and bursting with flavours and vitamins, all artfully and passionately prepared by Cala Luna´s Chef.

Accommodations: Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner Today

Day 7
Tamarindo

Enjoy a the surf.

Venture out and enjoy a private surfing lesson.

Tamarindo Beach is one of the best sites for surf learning in Costa Rica . Warm waters, light currents and no rocks make this area ideal for families to learn together. Your private lesson is customized to everyone’s skill level. This is sure to be a fun and memorable experience!

Accommodations: Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
Meals Included: Breakfast Today

Day 8
Tamarindo

Enjoy a day at leisure.

The day is completely at your leisure to relax or explore as you wish.

Accommodations: Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
Meals Included: Breakfast Today

Day 9
Tamarindo / Depart Liberia

Enhance a day at leisure with on-site family experiences.

Travel to Liberia and depart Costa Rica.

Meals: Breakfast Today

What is included?

  • Flights
  • Private airport transfers
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Excursions as per Itinerary

What is not included?

  • Personal Expenses

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Costa Rica Coast to Coast Family Adventure