Finding the ideal place to enjoy a family vacation can become complicated when you think of all the factors involved: weather, activities for all ages, a variety of tourist attractions, security, and accommodations, just to name a few. Well, let us introduce you to Costa Rica, the destination that meets all of your travel needs and more!
This beautiful Central American country boasts gorgeous beaches, lush rain forests, diverse cuisine, abundant wildlife, and countless fun adventures, making it the perfect destination for travelers of all ages. Plus, the locals are friendly, outgoing, and always ready to show visitors a good time.
Costa Rica is a very safe country, making it an attractive tourist destination, especially for families. While many Central American countries struggle with high levels of gun and gang-related violence, Costa Rica is the exception. At most, you’ll want to keep an eye out for petty theft as you travel!
As with any destination, it is important to take some common-sense precautions. General tips for staying safe in Costa Rica include:
The quality of drinking water is another primary concern for many travelers, especially those with children in tow. Luckily, Costa Rica has some of the cleanest drinking water in all of Latin America. While you may want to stick to bottled water if you are traveling in rural areas, you and your family can drink the tap water in the more frequented areas of the country.
Costa Rica is a fantastic destination for visitors of all ages. If you are traveling with children, you won’t want to miss the adventure activities available to you, including ziplining, whitewater rafting, surfing, and ATV touring. Experience everything from lush rainforests to tropical beaches in this country of many natural wonders! Here are some of our top recommendations for activities to enjoy:
Costa Rica has plenty of excellent restaurants that offer delicious food AND a family-friendly environment. Many restaurants offer both local dishes and international cuisine. Some of our top recommendations are:
A Quick Tip: How to Pack a Family Suitcase
When planning a family vacation to Costa Rica, you’ll need to prepare for a wide range of activities, from fun in the sun to downtime in the evenings. To make sure you come ready for any and all adventures, here is a list of things we recommend packing:
Now you and your family are ready to take off and enjoy the best and most unforgettable vacation adventures in Costa Rica.
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