Family Tour: Volcanoes, Magnificent Wildlife & Beaches

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Run by: Veloso Tours

Reference number: ninos-arenal

From: £2929.00


  • Our specially designed family tour to Costa Rica
  • Enjoy a landscape of smouldering volcanoes, tropical rainforest and golden beaches
  • Get closer to nature in a country famed for its abundant wildlife
  • Hike in the foothills of the Arenal volcano and take a dip in the thermal hot springs
  • Experience the hanging bridges of Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Relax at a hotel on a quiet Pacific coast beach
  • Fly direct from London Heathrow to San Jose with British Airways

San Jose & Irazú Volcano - Days 1 - 4

Day 1 - Flight to San Jose

Departure on a daytime flight to San Jose so you should not sleep on the airplane. On arrival, your body clock will feel like late at night. You will be met and taken to your hotel with gardens, tennis court, bicycles and swimming pools, for four nights.


 Day 2 - Day at leisure

One day to relax after the long travel and explore San Jose at your own pace


Day 3 - Irazú Volcano

With our local guide, you visit the Irazú Volcano, with its impressive green crater lake rising out of a desolate grey moon landscape. Continue on to the stunning Orosí Valley, where the Reventazón River cuts its swirling swathe through the surrounding mountains. We visit the Lankester Botanical Gardens, housing thousands of species of plants endemic to Costa Rica. We also take an exciting ride on the aerial train into the rainforest canopy for amazing views.


Day 4 - San Jose at leisure

One day free for some shopping, swimming in the hotel pools, optional excursions of the city or just relax.

Arenal Volcano - Days 5 - 7

Days 5-7 - Arenal volcano

Transfer to Arenal for 3 nights with two tours hiking in the park by the impressive active volcano and dip in the Tabacon hot springs.

Monteverde Cloud Forest - Days 8 - 9

Day 8-9 - Monteverde Cloud Forest

Transfer to Monteverde, staying for 2 nights, with a full day to explore the Cloud Forest Reserve on your own.

Esterillos Beach - Days 10 - 15

Day 10-14 - Beach Resort

Transfer to the coast, staying at hotel Alma del Pacifico for 4 nights.

The hotel is right on the Esterillos beach and located halfway between the surfer's paradise of Playa Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, perfect for relaxing but also with the option of walks and activites to suit all the family.

Return to San Jose - Days 15

Day 15 - Return home

Transfer to San José airport for your overnight flight home, arriving on Day 16.

What's Included

  • 15 Days / 13 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

*Children aged 7-11 years old have a reduction of 20 % when sharing a room.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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