Family Holiday Getaway


$16,660 total for family of 4
$18,750 total for family of 5
$20,945 total for family of 6
*Land Package *See below for pricing details.


Arenal Volcano
La Fortuna Waterfall Hike
Arenal Hanging Bridges
Rio Balsa Rafting
Private Afternoon Sloth Tour
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Treetop Tram & Zipline
Isla Chiquita
Bioluminescence Tour
Rainforest Beaches
Tortgua Island Cruise
Curu Bio Reserve


Our 9-night Family Holiday Getaway in Costa Rica package is the perfect celebration. Discover Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna Waterfall. Raft down a tropical river looking for wildlife and explore the rainforest canopy from hanging bridges. Let’s not forget the afternoon sloth excursion! Next, discover the Monteverde Cloud Forest, a birding paradise in the clouds! Finally, unwind and discover the private island of Isla Chiquita off the remote Nicoya Peninsula.


Day 1
Transfer to Hotel Arenal Manoa, Arenal Volcano
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica you will be met and driven approximately 3 hours to Overnight Arenal Manoa Resort and Hot Springs. for overnight. Nestled in the verdant landscapes near Arenal Volcano, Arenal Manoa Hotel offers a tranquil retreat surrounded by lush gardens and captivating views of the majestic volcano. Guests can unwind in spacious rooms adorned with rustic charm, indulge in soothing hot springs, and savor authentic Costa Rican cuisine while immersing themselves in the beauty of the surrounding rainforest.
Day 2
Arenal Hanging Bridges & La Fortuna Waterfall Hike
Explore the Arenal Hanging Bridges, a sprawling private nature reserve spanning over 1500 acres of rainforest canopy interconnected by a network of trails and bridges. Traverse the 8 fixed bridges and 6 hanging bridges for a secure yet exhilarating perspective of the rainforest, offering sightings of over 50 species of tropical birds, intriguing insects, stealthy reptiles, and playful monkeys. Later, savor a delectable lunch before visiting La Fortuna Waterfall, where you can marvel at the 70ft cascade from a panoramic viewpoint atop the canyon before descending approximately 530 steps to get a closer look. Don't forget your swimsuit for a refreshing dip in the cascade pool! Overnight Arenal Manoa Resort and Hot Springs.
Day 3
Rio Balsa Whitewater Rafting (Class II-III)
Embark on an adventure along the Balsa River, where you'll encounter a mix of class II and III rapids suitable for paddlers of all skill levels, offering both excitement and tranquility. Experience the typical river dynamics of Costa Rica's Northern Zone, featuring continuous Class III rapids followed by serene stretches ideal for wildlife observation. As you journey through the lowlands of the rainforest, be captivated by the stunning natural vistas and keep your eyes peeled for tropical birds and elusive mammals amidst the lush jungle backdrop. Overnight Arenal Manoa Resort and Hot Springs.
Day 4
Afternoon Sloth Tour Private
The endearing smile of the sloth has emerged as an emblematic representation of Costa Rica's rich rainforest biodiversity. Renowned for its varied wildlife, the Arenal region is home to two distinct species of sloths: the two-toed and three-toed varieties. While exploring La Fortuna's scenic locales in search of these charming creatures, you may also catch glimpses of colorful toucans and the vibrant blue jean dart frog, amidst a backdrop teeming with diverse bird species, iguanas, and playful monkeys. Overnight Arenal Manoa Resort and Hot Springs.
Day 5
Transfer to Koora Hotel, Monteverde Cloud Forest
Today you will transfer by ground and boat to the boat launch at Arenal Dam. From here, take a 45-minute boat ride across Lake Arenal. Arrive at Rio Chiquito, where you will be drive 1 1/2 - 2 hours to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Arrive at Koora Hotel Monteverde for overnight.

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of Monteverde, Koora Hotel offers a tranquil retreat with breathtaking views of the surrounding cloud forest. Immerse yourself in nature's embrace while enjoying comfortable accommodations, personalized service, and convenient access to the area's renowned attractions and adventures.
Day 6
Treetram Aerial Tram & Zipline
Begin an enthralling journey aboard the TreeTram cableway, ascending to one of Monteverde's peaks at 5,700 feet above sea level, where your exploration of the cloud forest begins. Delve into one of Costa Rica’s most exhilarating canopy experiences, zipping through the forest on 7 ziplines varying from 460 to 2,460 feet in length, covering an impressive 1.9 miles in total. *Please note height and weight restrictions; inquire for further details prior to booking. Overnight Koora Hotel Monteverde.
Day 7
Transfer to Isla Chiquita // PM Bioluminescence Tour
Today you will be met and driven approximately 2 hours to Puntarenas for a 1-hour boat transfer to Isla Chiquita. Nestled in a tranquil pocket of the Nicoya Peninsula, this distinctive eco-glamping retreat sits within the Gulf of Nicoya. Isla Chiquita presents an exclusive opportunity to indulge in island camping amidst lavish accommodations. Guests can relish a diverse culinary journey at Tia Nora, the seaside restaurant offering a wide selection of Costa Rican, American, and vegetarian dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. Kindly note that the resort embraces oceanic breezes for cooling instead of air conditioning. Tonight, embark on the Nightscapes Bioluminescence and Marine Life Tour, a mesmerizing nocturnal expedition on the water. Delight in the enchanting glow of bioluminescent phenomena, where even the slightest movement ignites the ocean's surface. Experience the thrill of discovering nocturnal marine life against a backdrop of shimmering rock formations. Rest assured, the visibility and intensity of bioluminescence may vary due to factors like ambient light, moon phases, wind, and sea currents. Enjoy your overnight stay at Isla Chiquita.
Day 8
Tortuga Island Cruise
Tortuga Island boasts pristine white sands caressed by crystal-clear blue waters, forming its picturesque shoreline. Regarded as one of the region's most exquisite islands, it's conveniently accessible within a short thirty-minute boat ride from Isla Chiquita. Indulge in breathtaking vistas, snorkeling adventures, and a range of à-la-carte activities such as hiking, kayaking, and exhilarating banana boat rides. Throughout your visit, revel in the comforts of an exclusive area outfitted with bespoke amenities. Overnight Isla Chiquita.
Day 9
Curu Bio Reserve
Costa Rica's inaugural private biological reserve beckons you to embark on an adventurous journey. Explore untamed pathways bordered by tropical marvels, offering endless opportunities for exploration and delight. Encounter monkeys, exotic birds, and other captivating wildlife, fostering a profound communion with the natural world. Tailored to varying levels of hiking proficiency, from leisurely strolls to more challenging treks, simply consult your guide to customize your preferred pace. Enjoy an overnight stay at Isla Chiquita, nestled amidst this captivating landscape. Overnight Isla Chiquita.
Day 10
Depart San Jose or Libera, Costa Rica
Today you will be met and driven from Paquera to Cobano where you will board your domestic flight to Liberia or 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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