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Costa Rica

A haven for biodiversity, weird and wonderful wildlife and something the locals call ’pura vida’…

Adventure Holidays in Costa Rica

Discover the full spectrum of Costa Rica's wildlife – for this gloriously diverse ecosystem accounts for 5% of the world’s plant and animal species – through a range of activities on your Costa Rica tour: zip line through the mist-shrouded canopies of the cloud forest, where howler monkeys’ roars resonate around the hills, or glide through the tranquil canals of Tortuguero National Park.

On summer trips to Costa Rica, you might even see green turtle hatchlings scramble across the beach towards the Caribbean Sea…. Oh, and did we mention the beach? Costa Rica holidays are for those who have a true love of nature, and many of the places we visit are privately owned lodges, set up to protect the land and to enable the visitor to enjoy the wildlife, concentrating particularly on only permitting small groups at any one time.

Or why not try our Private Group Adventure in Costa Rica?

Are you looking to book a holiday with a group of your friends, family or other half? With our Private Group Adventures, you can now experience the Costa Rica trip with people who matter the most. Enjoy the freedom to travel with your own private group, including the flexibility to choose your departure date and add on days at the end of the trip, should you wish to extend your stay. So, if you’d like to celebrate your birthday with friends, a wedding anniversary or simply book a holiday to Costa Rica with the ones you love, just let us know your group size and dates, and we’ll do the rest.

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Costa Rica Adventure Holidays

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Natural highlights of Costa Rica from the Caribbean to the Pacific Coast 

Culture
Suitable for:
Age 16+
Activity level:
Leisurely / Moderate
15 Days from £2,549
Guided
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Costa Rica – top four attractions

1. Arenal Volcano: Arenal was Costa Rica's most active volcano until fairly recently, when it entered a resting phase. There is still a lot of geothermal activity in the area, so you can view the volcano while relaxing in the soothing waters of one of the region's many hot springs. 

2. Monteverde: The cloud forests of Monteverde are a misty, verdant paradise, home to countless plant species and an amazing array of wildlife, including the notoriously shy resplendent quetzal. The local reserves have miles of walking trails, and there's zip lining over the forest canopy.

3. Manuel Antonio National Park: Set on the Pacific coast, Manuel Antonio may be the smallest national park in Costa Rica, but it boasts some of the country's best and most beautiful beaches. 

4. Tortuguero: The remote town of Tortuguero, on the Caribbean coast, is one of the world's major nesting grounds for both green and leatherback turtles. In the nesting seasons (April-May and July-October), join a local guide to see groups of turtles laying eggs in the sand.

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