Costa Rica Vacation with Kids


May -Jun & Sept-Oct:
$2665 per adult, $275 per child under 12
Nov-Apr & Jun-Aug:
$3265 per adult, $275 per child under 12
*Land Package, Based on 2 adults & 2 children traveling together.
*Price valid: October 31, 2019 *See below for pricing details.


La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Arenal Volcano
Hot Springs
Arenal Hanging Bridges Hike
JW Beach Resort
Mansita Beach


Our 7 night Costa Rica Vacation with Kids is a trip your kids will be bragging about when they get back from vacation and the inspiration for countless “What I did this Summer” essays. Spend the first few days at Peace Lodge, where the gardens, waterfalls, and butterfly observatory will fascinate the entire family. Arenal Volcano is your next stop. The Springs Resort & Spa will cater to your every whim with on-site thermal springs, a full-service spa, and multiple restaurant options, while the nearby volcano offers hanging bridges, zip lines, and hiking for the more adventurous. The last two days are spent at Hacienda Pinilla, enjoying the famous beaches with nearby golfing, equestrian centre, kayaking, sailing, and more.


Day 1
Arrive La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Costa Rica
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica, you will pick up a 4x4 rental vehicle and drive approximately 1 hour to the Peace Lodge at La Paz Waterfall Gardens for overnight. On the grounds of a private nature reserve, the lodge offers waterfalls, gardens, butterfly observatory, and hummingbird feeders all connected by a trail. The Peace Lodge shows the rustic past and natural beauty of the rainforest.
Day 2
La Paz Waterfall Gardens Free Day
To include additional tours, please visit our Cloud Forest Tours page for ideas. Overnight Peace Lodge.
Day 3
Transfer to Arenal / La Fortuna
Today, you will drive approximately 2 and ½ hours to the Arenal Volcano. Arrive at The Springs Resort & Spa for overnight. The Springs has incomparable views of Arenal Volcano and the surrounding valley, and features a variety of on-site hot springs of varying temperatures to explore throughout the sprawling property. The newly opened Club Rio Outdoor center offers family-friendly activities like river kayaking, tubing, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, and a wildlife preserve tour for rescued animals.
Day 4
Arenal Hanging Bridges Hike
The Hanging Bridges are an ecotourism project of bridges and trails that shows off the beauty of nature while also protecting it. The vast variety of flora and fauna make this a popular adventure, as the imposing hanging bridges give great views. The rest of the afternoon is free to relax. Overnight The Springs Resort & Spa.
Day 5
Transfer to Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste
Today you will drive about 5 hours to the Northern Pacific Coast to arrive at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa for overnight. This oceanfront resort is quickly becoming known as one of the best in Latin America, with comforts and rustic luxury that are uniquely and authentically Costa Rican. The resort contains a 18-hole championship gold course, two bars, and four restaurants.
Day 6
Hacienda Pinilla Free Day
To include additional tours at Hacienda Pinilla, please visit our Guanacaste Tours page for ideas. Overnight JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa.
Day 7
Hacienda Pinilla Free Day
To include additional tours at Hacienda Pinilla, please visit our Guanacaste Tours page for ideas. Overnight JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa.
Day 8
Depart Liberia, Costa Rica
Today you will drive approximately 1 hour to Liberia to drop off your rental 4x4 before connecting to 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.

Please call one of our experts at 800-827-9046 to discuss your travel details.