Costa Rica Family Trips & Itineraries

Costa Rica is perfect for families who seek a more genuine and adventurous family holiday. Parents can rest easy as Costa Rica is wild and exotic, but at the same time safe, accessible and perfect for kids of all ages. 

There are few places in Costa Rica that are not well suited to families. Visit a wildlife rescue center, get to know Manuel Antonio National Park, cross suspension bridges in the jungles of Arenal Volcano or the Monteverde Could Forest, and explore the canals of Tortuguero National Park

With careful planning, driving times between regions can be broken up with fun nature excursions to keep the kids entertained. Large-scale resorts are certainly available, especially in Guanacaste, but many come here to enjoy alternative options for lodging like rustic-chic lodges, family-run boutique hotels and even rooms built into tree houses.

Read more about why Costa Rica is great for families and check out our family-friendly itinerary ideas below.
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