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Experience the exotic as a family, as you hike through cloud forests to serene waterfalls, explore the ecosystem of the jungle canopy from hanging bridges, and discover the incredible wildlife of renowned Manuel Antonio National Park.

If hitting the local arcade is your family’s idea of an adventure, then you’re in desperate need of a Costa Rican vacation. This package will have the whole family exploring tropical rainforests, volcanos, and discovering an array of exotic wildlife from toucans and parrots to monkeys and sloths . Catch your breath in San Jose, the country’s capital, then set off to discover family fun in Arenal and Manuel Antonio accompanied by your private guide & driver. Visit the crater's edge at Poas Volcano, and explore La Paz Waterfall Gardens deep in the rainforest. Find your family suspended within the jungle canopy as you walk along hanging bridges. Enjoy an exciting float along the Peñas Blancas River on a rafting safari. Experience the vast and active wildlife of Manuel Antonio National Park with a private guide – a place where monkeys are no strangers, and often come right down to the beach in a moment of brave curiosity. At night, spend time in relaxing accommodations that offer all the comforts of home. It’s all here for you and your children. As they say in Costa Rica, pura vida!

Private wildlife tours and activities ensure fun for the whole family.

Visit the scenic La Paz Waterfall Gardens deep within a rainforest.

Enjoy a day of kayaking, river tubing, mountain biking, wall climbing, and rope courses.

Spot an array of exotic wildlife in Manuel Antonia National Park.

Family-friendly accommodations.

Arrival location:

San Jose, Costa Rica

Departure Location:

San Jose, Costa Rica

Not included in your experience:

Here is your chance to explore while visiting the Arenal and La Fortuna area. If you are feeling adventurous, why not try some white-water rafting, waterfall rappelling, zip canopy tours, lake kayaking, biking, ATV touring, extreme hiking and much more! If you prefer something a little more low-key, why not head out for some horseback riding, a wildlife safari float or visit Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve!

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  • Day1 - 2
    Upon your arrival you will be met by a local representative who will help you locate your vehicle. Relax during your short, 30 minute private Airport transfer in San Jose. A welcome package with your vouchers, a country map, and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip. Situated three blocks from Paseo Colón, the city's main avenue, and walking distance of downtown, the Park Inn hotel's location in San José is perfect for vacations. Sample local and international cuisine at RBG Bar & Grill, and enjoy a dip in the shimmering outdoor pool. After a long day exploring San José, Costa Rica, this hotel's comfortable accommodations are just what you need to relax. In-room amenities like free wireless Internet access and 42-inch flat-screen televisions make it easy to unwind after your adventures in the city. This hotel's property in San José provides you with all the features you need for a perfect stay.
    Radisson Park Inn | Breakfast Included
  • Day2 - 3
    Your driver & guide will meet you at the hotel reception after you have checked out of your hotel to transfer north towards la Fortuna and Arenal volcano via the mountains of the Central Valley. Your first stop is at the Poas Volcano where you will have a chance to walk right up to the craters edge. You will then head over for a visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. As you ascend up the central valley mountain range we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation dotted with coffee plantations fern plantations and strawberry farms. Continue to the La Paz Water Fall Garden where your guide will walk you through a trail leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park, will visit the serpentarium, hummingbird gallery, toucans, a butterfly garden and frog exhibit where you will get an up close and personal encounter with the many animals that are housed at the La Paz rescue center and animal exhibit. Lunch is included at La Paz. After lunch, continue the trip north towards the Arenal Volcano. Includes: private transportation with bilingual guide, entrance & guided tour, lunch at La Paz Waterfall. The Arenal Springs Hotel provides guests with a harmonious combination of relaxation and comfort in a truly surreal and picturesque tropical setting. The hotel features colonial style rooms with all the modern amenities one would expect from a luxurious retreat. The rooms feature vaulted ceilings and large bay windows, and well as a spacious private bathroom with a garden-style shower. Arenal Springs Hotel is located just 5 miles away from the town of La Fortuna on the way towards the Arenal Volcano National Park. Marvel at the outstandingly green, and fertile natural beauty that surrounds you and one of the most active volcanoes in the world, the Arenal Volcano.
    Arenal Springs Resort | Breakfast Included
  • Day3 - 4
    Prepare for an exciting outing as you explore the jungles of Arenal on a private guided tour atop the famed Hanging Bridges. This weaving system of hanging bridges allows visitors to explore the upper and lower canopies of this amazing area. This bridge system is supported by concrete bricks providing stability when used. This system stretches across an area of 3100 metres through some of the dense jungle area which surround the Arenal mountainous sub-forest. A variety of wildlife can be seen whilst walking about on this dynamic bridge system including howler monkeys, and a plethora of exotic birds. For your convenience, morning or afternoon departures are available. The tour will span approximately 3.5 fun-filled hours.
    Arenal Springs Resort | Breakfast Included
  • Day4 - 5
    Prepare for a unique, floating wildlife safari today beginning at your hotel, as you are warmly greeted by the driver of your private vehicle for a transfer to the Peñas Blancas River embarkation point. Once aboard the vessel, enjoy a privately guided, 2 hour safari-style floating adventure down the lower Peñas Blancas River. Relax and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the beautiful rainforest; listening to the sounds and observing the sights of this amazing tropical setting. Keep keen eyes out for locale wildlife including monkeys, toucans, Jesus Christ Lizards (they actually walk on water!), caimans, iguanas and a wide assortment of bird species. Some of the many birds that call this forested area home include the Costa Rican National bird the yigüirro, various species of macaws, quetzals, hummingbirds and pelicans. The tour will begin in the morning and span approximately 3 exciting hours. Today is a full day spent at leisure.
    Arenal Springs Resort | Breakfast Included
  • Day5 - 6
    A privately driven vehicle will act as your means of transportation as your journey continues towards Manual Antonio. The transfer should take approximately 5 hours. In the afternoon, enjoy some time on your own to relax. Located along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast, Si Como No is a very special Manuel Antonio Resort Spa & Wildlife Refuge that sits atop one of the most idyllic hillsides in Manuel Antonio. The resort’s lush jungle terraces and brilliantly vivid gardens overlook the sparkling ocean just above world-renowned Manuel Antonio National Park. Borrowing its name from the local expression, “si como no,” this stunning Greentique Hotel resort is the perfect combination of Pura Vida attitude and barefoot luxury. The rooms all strike the perfect balance of design and comfort; contoured into the surrounding jungle hillside of the property’s ten acres. The two dining concepts featured present an elegantly poised atmosphere set in a jungle terrace location, as well as a more casual experience providing a Banana Flambé fire show and canopied dining area. Furthermore, utilizing many natural ingredients from local gardens, the Cala Spa is dedicated to providing a comfortable and tranquil ambience for revitalizing care. Of all the resorts in Manuel Antonio, you won’t find a more luxurious, laid-back environment than that of the award-winning Si Como No hotel.
    Si Como No Resort | Breakfast Included
  • Day6 - 7
    You will be warmly greeted by the driver of your private vehicle for your transfer to Manuel Antonio National Park for a private guided tour. Get ready to relax on beaches with troops of monkeys that frequent the area. The park consists of mangrove swamps, rainforests and marshy woodlands and is bordered by the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is a haven for over 100 mammal species including the highly endangered squirrel monkey, or "mono titi". For your convenience, morning or afternoon departures are available. The tour will span approximately 3 fun-filled hours and a return transfer to the hotel is provided at the conclusion of the tour. Please note: If you would like to stay within the park, on your own, to enjoy the trails and/or beaches please ensure you bring cash with you to take a return taxi to the hotel later in the day. Here’s your chance to enjoy some leisure time in Manuel Antonio. Why not add some adventurous activities to your itinerary? Feel free to choose from white water rafting, zip canopy tour, Nauyaca Waterfalls by horseback, catamaran sunset sail, ATV rentals and much more! Please speak to your Sales Advisor if you would like to add in anything activity-wise to your itinerary on this day.
    Si Como No Resort | Breakfast Included
  • Day7
    A privately driven vehicle will provide you with a transfer from Manuel Antonio to San José Airport today. The approximately travel time is 3 hours.
    | Breakfast Included
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