Join us December 27, 2016 – January 2, 2017 for a family adventure vacation in the jungles and on the beaches of amazing Costa Rica! Looking for something different to do this holiday season? Costa Rica offers an easy dip into adventure travel, while still allotting plenty of time for relaxation! Immerse in Costa Rica’s amazing nature through adventure activities like white water rafting, zip lining, stand up paddle boarding and more! For more information, fill out this Tour Interest Form.
This trip is also available as a customizable individual family adventure on the dates of your choosing!
Day 1: Arrive San Juan and board private transfer to rainforest area near Arenal Volcano.
Overnight at mid-range hotel with breakfast.
Today, we explore the jungles around Arenal Volcano on a rafting safari hoping to spot sloths, monkeys, bats, basilik lizards and more. These are Class I and II rapids, so perfect mix of excitement and relaxation for families. We will have lunch on the river banks and take time to cool off in the river before continuing down the river.
In the evening, we visit a local home where we learn to cook Costa Rican style!
Overnight mid-range hotel with breakfast and dinner.
Hike through verdant jungle listening to birds and monkeys chatter away in the treetops. Then, join them in the treetops as we fly through the trees on a series of zip lines and hanging bridges.
After lunch at your leisure, enjoy some free time…wander around town visiting the bat, snake or butterfly museums and end the day with a dip in the hot springs.
Overnight mid-range hotel with breakfast.
Hop a jeep-boat-van transfer to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast where we spend some time at Samara Beach, rated one of Costa Rica’s top beach experiences. Arrive in the afternoon in time to enjoy some relaxation time before sunset.
Overnight beachfront hotel with breakfast.
After a leisurely breakfast, learn to Stand Up Paddle Board on an outing to a nearby island where we will snorkel to check out the amazing underwater vistas of Costa Rica.
Overnight at beachfront hotel with breakfast.
After a leisurely breakfast, visit a turtle observation center. Many species of turtles nest on the beaches in and around Samara and at the turtle observation center you can see rescued turtles and what they are doing to protect this endangered species. Spend the afternoon relaxing at the beach and enjoying another beautiful sunset!
Day at leisure.
Transfer back to San Jose for flight home.
Prices start from $1,325pp including accommodation, meals and activities as listed.*
*Prices and itinerary subject to change due to availability and/or currency fluctuation.
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