US & Canada: 888 434-0776
| UK: 0800 612 8718
| International: +1 920 434-7485
Book Now

 

Active Family 

$1,675 per person

Your Family Vacation At A Glance

Destinations

Arenal
Monteverde
Manuel Antonio

Includes

Accommodation

3 nights at Los Lagos
2 nights at El Establo
4 nights at Si Como No

Transportation

Private ground transfers within Costa Rica

Activities and Adventures

Canyoning
ATV To The La Fortuna Waterfall
Wildlife Night Hike
Monteverde Cloud Forest Guided Hike
Surf Lessons
Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Hike

View Your Hotels

Los Lagos
Los Lagos
View
El Establo
El Establo
View
Si Como No
Si Como No
View

**All activities are interchangeable. Click here to view all activities in Arenal, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio.

Wake: At Home
Activity: Flight
Sleep: Los Lagos

Day 1

Arrive San Jose Costa Rica

Your guide will be waiting to take you to the adventure capital of Costa Rica, Arenal. Check into your hotel, Los Lagos. This sprawling family resort encapsulates the essence of the area with on-site hot springs and impressive views of the Arenal Volcano.

Wake: Los Lagos
Activity: Canyoning
Sleep: Los Lagos
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 2

Canyoning Adventure

Talk about getting the most out of your time in Costa Rica. Nothing like a shot of adrenaline as you wake up – more effective than coffee! Today is your canyoning adventure, rappelling down a series of waterfalls, climaxing with a 200ft assisted rappel. Enjoy a typical local “casado” lunch before returning to your hotel or into town for the afternoon.

Wake: Los Lagos
Activity: ATV To La Fortuna Waterfall
Sleep: Los Lagos
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3

ATV’s

You will each get a quad bike to maneuver over rough terrain with amazing views. The ATV tour will start with transport from your hotel to the farming area where they are based. You will ride through tropical fruit plantations with amazing views of the Arenal Volcano. You will travel to the Cataratas La Fortuna (La Fortuna Waterfall) on secondary roads until you reach the reception area. From here you will hike down the 485+ stairs to the base of the thundering waterfall where you can swim, take pictures, and relax. Once you are ready you will hike back up and continue on your journey.

Wake: Los Lagos
Activity: Transfer To Monteverde & Wildlife Night Hike
Sleep: El Establo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4

Transfer to Monteverde & Wildlife Night Hike

Today you will enjoy a fun transfer by van-boat-van from La Fortuna to Monteverde, home of the famous cloud forests.  Its a fun way to change locations and nice to travel over the lake. Arrive at El Establo, a hillside hotel with cloud forest views and rich birdlife. Surrounded by nature you will be inspired to explore the area, jump on a canopy tour or make use of the tennis courts and heated pool. As night falls, you’ll be led through a wildlife refuge to see some of the many nocturnal creatures who call this habitat home.

Wake: El Establo
Activity: Monteverde Cloud Forest Hike
Sleep: El Establo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5

Cloud Forest Hike

An estimated 1% of all global woodlands are considered cloud forest. This fully guided, fascinating and informative hike will take you deep into the high altitude jungle where you will learn about the importance of the various plants and animals to the region.

Wake: El Establo
Activity: Transfer To Manuel Antonio
Sleep: Si Como No
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6

Transfer To Manuel Antonio

It’s time to head to the beach for some sun, sea and sand! You will be driven along the scenic route, through the mountains before heading down to sea level. Feel the temperature rise and get ready for some action packed days on the coast. Along the way, why not stop on the bridge over the Tarcoles River to view one of the largest crocodile populations in the world with around 25 American Crocodiles living per square kilometer! Upon arrival in Manuel Antonio, check into your hotel, Si Como No.

Wake: Si Como No
Activity: Surf Lessons
Sleep: Si Como No
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Surf Lessons

In the morning you will hit the beach for a one on one surf lesson with a private instructor at the Surf School. Costa Rica is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches perfect for surfing and it is a fun sport to learn. Lessons with a local surf school will make sure that you learn the basics of surfing in a smooth and safe way.  The surf lessons are given according to the tides and in an introductory surf lesson you will learn the basics of surfing such as standing, paddling, turning and tides as well as ocean awareness and surf ethics.

Wake: Si Como No
Activity: Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Hike
Sleep: Si Como No
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8

Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Hike

This morning you will visit the Manuel Antonio National Park. It is the best place for wildlife viewing and you are almost guaranteed to see sloths, iguanas and several species of monkeys, as well as other exotic creatures. Your naturalist guide will pick you up from your hotel and lead you along the well-kept trails to hidden beaches all the while pointing out interesting things along the way. Enjoy a dip in the sea and sink your toes in to the soft sand of the beautiful Pacific beaches before returning to your hotel later in the afternoon.

Wake: Si Como No
Activity: Your Choice
Sleep: Si Como No
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9

Free Day Manuel Antonio

With views over the Pacific Ocean and monkeys in the garden, you can’t beat Si Como No for a family beach hotel. Relax at one of your hotel’s pools or if you are still feeling energetic, sign up for another adventure. You choose how busy you would like to be.

 

**Like the adventure to continue? Click to view our favorite activities in Manuel Antonio

Wake: Si Como No
Activity: International Flights Home

Day 10

Time To Head Home

Your private shuttle will collect you from your hotel and have you in San Jose in time for your international flights home.

Recent Blog Post

Costa Rica: 10 Fabulous Eats In & Around Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio is often dubbed Costa Rica’s Crown Jewel and although the country is bursting at the seams with ...
Read More »

Do Your Research: Safety Guide for Costa Rica Adventures

Safety is usually a huge priority for anyone planning an adventure vacation in Costa Rica. And if it isn’t then it ...
Read More »

Memberships

Voted one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies(on Earth), by National Geographic Adventure.

as recommended by Lonely Planet

Best of Groupon Getaways Costa Rica