Unique Family Nature Getaway
Rainforest Glamping at a True Wilderness Resort & Some Beachfront Relaxation
Number of nights: 7
If nature and wildlife are what you think of when you think of a Costa Rica family vacation, then this package is for you! You are sure to see incredible flora and fauna while enjoying some of the most unique accommodations in the entire country.
The journey begins with a true safari experience at Rafiki Lodge, an exotic property near the Savegre River where you will see nature up close—including world-class birding—and go on exciting tours. The style is glamping, or glamorous camping, and the accommodations here are luxury tents imported directly from South Africa. But these are not tents like you know—you get to experience all the elements of the jungle, without missing out on all the modern conveniences you would expect at a luxury hotel. This is a real experiential travel location where you can enjoy being off the beaten path.
After tantalizing your senses in the rainforest, you will travel north to Manuel Antonio where you will visit the most famous national park in the country. Stay in the exclusive Buena Vista Villas and enjoy the pool, comfortable rooms, and great restaurants, or take a trip to the white sand beaches. Your family will always remember this vacation!
- Airport Meet and Greet—we’re there as you get off the plane so you have a stress-free arrival
- Private transfer to Rafiki Lodge with an English-speaking driver
- 3 nights lodging at Rafiki Lodge—all meals included!
- 2 of these tours: whitewater rafting, Horseback riding or waterfall hike
- Private transfer to Buena Vista Villas in Manuel Antonio with an English-speaking driver
- 4 nights stay at Buena Vista Villas including access to the private beach cove
- A guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park
- Private transfer to the airport
*Family pricing, based on two adults and two children; additional price per child $43. Price for children may vary depending on ages.
*Prices reflect our best approximation of low and high season rates and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.
DAY BY DAY
Day 1—Fly into San José where one of our representatives will meet you and show you to your private transfer. Travel south of Manuel Antonio where you will be staying at Rafiki Safari Lodge.
Day 2 & 3—Make the most out of your stay at Rafiki Lodge. This exclusive property is inspired by African safaris and offers guests an array of eco-friendly activities. Explore your surroundings on two of the following tours that are included in your stay: whitewater rafting, horseback riding, or a waterfall hike. All of your meals are included in your stay.
Day 4—Take a private transfer to Manuel Antonio where you will stay in the Buena Vista Villas.
Day 5—Enjoy your stay in Buena Vista Villas. Lounge by the pool, explore the on-site nature trails, or head down to the private beach. In the exclusive cove you can take a siesta on the lounge chairs or take part in activities like kayaking and other water sports while using the hotel’s equipment free of charge!
Day 6—Go on a guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. Have an experienced nature guide take you on an informative hike through the park. Along the way you might see sloths, monkeys, and more. Spend the rest of the day inside the park on arguably the most beautiful beach in the country. Relax under the shade of a tree and swim in the crystal-blue water of the warm Pacific.
Day 7—It’s your last day in Costa Rica—make it count! Explore the lively town of Manuel Antonio, famous for its various shops and dining options. Do some souvenir shopping for yourself or loved ones back home and enjoy a last sunset as you sip on a fruity cocktail.
Day 8—Take a private transfer back to the San Jose Airport where you will catch your flight back home.
This package includes these hotels:
Rafiki Safari Lodge is a unique African-safari-style tent lodge set along Savegre River, the best choice for your glamping Costa Rica trip!« View Hotel »
Casa de las Flores is a two-story free-standing unit located within the Buena Vista Villas luxury complex in Manuel Antonio.« View Hotel »
This package includes these tours:
This guided tour takes you to the heart of paradise as you see sloths, monkeys and much more. Ask your guide about the exotic flowers and plants that surround the paths.« View Tour »
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