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Costa Rican Vacations for Families

Date Published:
Feb 19, 2014
Costa Rican Vacations for Families

If you’re looking for an exciting destination for a family vacation, consider the beautiful country of Costa Rica. This breath-taking Central American country has a lot to offer that both adults and children of all ages will enjoy. Adventure Tours Costa Rica specializes in arranging exciting vacation experiences that the whole family will love. Whether your family is looking for a calm and relaxing experience, or something a little more daring, we can help create your perfect Costa Rican family vacation.

Family Friendly Adventures

If your family loves getting out and have exciting adventures, we have many great opportunities for you to choose from. You can choose from any of our adrenaline filled experiences that are specifically designed to thrill everyone in the family, while also keeping you safe. The following are some of our most popular choices for family vacations:

  • Canopy Zip lines – Our certified guides will take you high up over the rainforests where you can enjoy the spectacular views. While the views are great, the real fun comes once you’re strapped into our top-of-the-line safety equipment and hooked onto the zip line. You’ll soar down to the next platform where you can snap pictures and enjoy the views. You’ll even zip right into the rainforest where you can catch a glimpse of the many different animals living within. There are a number of different zip line canopy tours available to choose from.
  • Canyoning & Rappelling – This isn’t your average hiking trip by any stretch of the imagination. Our experienced guides will take you deep into the wild areas of San Antonio de Damas. Hiking through the rainforest, free-fall jumping into the river pools, and of course, canyoning are just a few things you’ll enjoy on this adventure. Due to the extreme nature of this option, children under 6 years old are not permitted.
  • ATV Tours – If you’re ready to take your family on an exciting tour unlike any other, consider hopping on a top-of-the-line ATV and getting a little off the beaten path. These tours combine the exhilarating speed and power of an ATV with the joy of seeing unique Costa Rican sites like waterfalls, remote villages, beaches and many types of wildlife. Whether you choose a full day tour, or you just want to go out for a couple hours, this is an excellent option everyone will love.

These are just a few of the many adrenaline fueled adventures you and your family can enjoy on your vacation to Costa Rica.

Enjoy a Relaxing Family Vacation

  • Rainforest Sunset Tour – You and your family will hop in a customized tour truck that will take you through the rainforest in the late afternoon and evening, where you’ll enjoy many great sights. During this time of the day a very diverse set of animals are active, and your English speaking guide will gladly point them out as they cross your path. This tour is made perfect when you get to sit back and watch the breathtaking sunset from the mountains. You’ll never see anything quite so beautiful, so don’t forget your camera.
  • • Wildlife Reserves and Parks – Costa Rica has the largest percentage of protected wildlife area in the world, so you and your family can choose from a number of great parks and reserves. You’ll have the chance to see hundreds of different plants and animals in their natural environment. Children and adults alike will love spotting the birds and other wildlife in the area, and since Costa Rica is home to 5% of the entire world’s animal species, there is no shortage of diverse animals to enjoy.
  • Island Tours – If you love the beaches, take one of the great island tours. You’ll be able to enjoy the white-sand beaches, snorkel in the ocean or try your hand at fishing. This is a great option that will keep everyone entertained all day long.

Of course, you can choose whichever activities you and your family will enjoy the most. Many families combine different options, some of which are heart pounding and others that are more relaxing. Whatever you choose, we’ll help make sure it is a family vacation that you’ll never forget.