Costa Rica Costa Rica family holidays
Costa Rica is a perfect destination for a fun-filled and active family holiday. This friendly country in Central America features a large variety of landscapes, including mysterious cloud forests, steamy rainforests and stunning coastlines.
The country is extremely family-friendly – it’s safe, the people are some of the most welcoming in the world and the landscapes and the wildlife will make a lasting impression across the generations.
Embark on our Family Costa Rica: Jungle walks and turtle spotting holiday for an action-packed itinerary, including canoe trips, wildlife spotting, zip-lining and white-water rafting. Wow the kids with an extraordinary diversity of landscapes, flora and fauna on your two-week journey through Costa Rica. Read our Costa Rica activities guide for more inspiration.
For a slightly shorter stay, why not join our Signature Costa Rica: Wildlife and volcanoes holiday, which can easily slot into half-terms? Explore the jungle waterways and mangrove forests, and visit the mystical Montevideo cloud forest before heading to Arenal volcano and the picturesque La Fortuna waterfalls.
Discover the stunning sights of Central America with a family trip to Costa Rica. You can contact our Travel Experts and take advantage of the 40 years of experience we have in planning trips to Central and South America.
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Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
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Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
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Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.