Our 8 night Costa Rica Family Highlights vacation package brings you to the most popular family destinations in the country. Hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Explore Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna Waterfall. Discover the beautiful wild coastline of Manuel Antonio National Park.
Transfer to Monteverde, Costa Rica
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica you will transfer by ground approximately 3 1/2 hours to the Monteverde Cloud Forest for overnight at Hotel El Establo. El Establo's hotel amenities include a full service spa, fine-dining restaurant, casual- dining restaurant, tennis courts, and two swimming pools to entertain everyone.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Hike
This morning you will be met for a morning hike into the clouds at Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Your hike will be led by a professional naturalist guide with a keen ability to point out a variety of elusive animals and plants. The reserve has several hanging bridges with fantastic vantage points for spotting wildlife. Be on the lookout for the shy Resplendent Quetzal bird! Overnight Hotel El Establo.
Transfer to Arenal / La Fortuna
This morning you will transfer across Lake Arenal by boat to Arenal Volcano. Arrive at Arenal Manoa Hotel overnight. Located near many of the main attractions in the Arenal region, Arenal Manoa remains a silent oasis surrounded by gardens with beautiful views of Arenal Volcano.
Arenal Hanging Bridges & La Fortuna Waterfall Hike
This morning you will be met for a hike through Arenal Volcano National Park across hanging bridges with a professional naturalist guide who will point out plants and animals unique to the area. Next, you'll visit La Fortuna Waterfall. Hike to a vantage point for a stunning view of the falls or trek down to the foot for a swim at the base of the waterfall. Overnight Arenal Manoa Hotel.
Arenal Free Day
Relax at either the adult of family swimming pool with a drink in hand while enjoying views of Arenal Volcano. In the afternoon, check out the spa menu! Overnight Arenal Manoa Hotel.
Transfer to Manuel Antonio with Tarcoles River Cruise en Route
This morning, you will be picked up an driven to Manuel Antonio National Park with a Tarcoles River Cruise en route. The Tarcoles River is known to have one of the largest crocodiles populations in the world! You will see crocodiles on the boat tour - some up to seven meters long! After the tour, enjoy lunch before continuing on for overnight at Los Altos Beach Resort & Spa, a modern boutique hotel with ocean views overlooking the lush Manuel Antonio coastline from every unit.
Manuel Antonio Park Hike
You will be met for a morning hike through one of Costa Rica's favorite little national parks, Manuel Antonio. Your naturalist guide will point out a variety of wildlife and lead you to the beautiful white sand beaches within the park. Wear your swimsuit and take a dip! Overnight Los Altos Beach Resort & Spa.
Manuel Antonio Free Day
Lounge by the pool, explore the beach, or book a spa treatment! Overnight Los Altos Beach Resort & Spa.
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning you will be met and transferred approximately 3 hours to San Jose international airport for your return flight home.
Pricing is valid through the date listed for each itinerary (all pricing is subject to change until booked and confirmed). Holiday season supplements apply for Christmas, New Years, Presidents Day, and Easter travel dates. Green season specials and/or lower rates may apply for May to November travel dates.
All itineraries are land only and international airfare is quoted separately. Itinerary adjustments may be necessary depending on your international flight schedule. For example a late arrival will usually require a night near the airport in San Jose.
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