Affordable Costa Rica Family Vacation
Take Your Family to Two Iconic Parts of Costa Rica for Less!
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Traveling with a family on a budget? With the Affordable Costa Rica Family Vacation, you’ll have a stress-free, adventurous trip with some well-needed relaxation on the side.
Start out with a personal meet-and-greet at the airport – perfect for families and those traveling internationally for the first time! You’ll be escorted through customs and to your private driver, who take you on a drive through the countryside to your first destination: Arenal.
Enjoy views of the impressive Arenal Volcano while wondering at the lush green foliage that surrounds you. Here, your family will enjoy two iconic Costa Rican tours: a trek over hanging bridges through the rainforest and a thrilling zip line ride over the forest canopy.
After that excitement, you’ll want some rest and relaxation! What better than the beach? Take a private transfer to one of Costa Rica’s most popular spots, Tamarindo. Your hotel, the Diria, has an enviable oceanfront location. Take time to explore the beach, stroll the funky beach town, and maybe do an extra adventure tour. Your R&R culminates with a boat ride on the Pacific, complete with snorkeling, kayaking, and a stunning sunset.
Leave for home with your head full of memories and your camera full of family photos!
What’s included in ‘Affordable Costa Rica Family Vacation’?
Lodging & Meals:
- 3 nights at Lomas del Volcan—including a daily breakfast
- 4 nights lodging at the Tamarindo Diria—including a daily buffet breakfast
- ‘Meet and Greet’ service at the airport & private transfer to Lomas del Volcan
- Round ground transfer for hanging bridges & zip lining tours
- Private transfer to the Tamarindo Diria
- Round ground transfer for catamaran tour
- Private transfer to the Liberia airport
All private transfers include an English-speaking driver.
Tours and Activities:
- Hanging bridges tour
- Zip lining tour
- Sunset catamaran tour on the Pacific Ocean
*Package price range indicates luxury, moderate, or affordable lodging combinations.
"$$$$" signifies the value of more than $2,500 per person, "$$$" price range of $1,500 to $2,500, and "$$" price range of $1,000 to $1,500 per person, based on double occupancy.
You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.
DAY BY DAY
Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!
Family travel will never be easier than with our personalized meet and greet service! You’ll be met and assisted through customs, then taken to your private driver. A lovely ride through the countryside is great start to your affordable Costa Rica family vacation. You’ll be staying at Lomas del Volcan, known for its closeness to the Arenal Volcano.
Lomas del Volcan
Day 2: Sky Tram and Walk Tour
Your first day starts off with a nature-filled trek through the Costa Rican rainforest. Adults and children alike will love the hanging bridges through the tips of the canopy. Look for exotic plants and animals as you take in the majesty of the rainforest.
Lomas del Volcan
Day 3: Waterfall Rappel Tour
You then begin your adventure by rappeling through waterfalls, a dry rock face, a canyon wall and a monkey drop! You may spot wildlife such a monkeys, sloths and tropical birds along you way whilst you hike between each rappel!
Lomas del Volcan
Day 4: Arenal to Tamarindo
After so much excitement, a bit of beach time is in order! Take a private transfer from Arenal to Tamarindo, on the Guanacaste coast. Stay at the Tamarindo Diria, which offers unmatched beachfront access with the convenience of nearby shops and restaurants.
Day 5: Sunset Catamaran tour
Spend the morning settling in, then head out on a boat for a relaxing afternoon on the sea. You’ll have the chance to snorkel, kayak, and do some whale and dolphin watching. Then enjoy a stunning sunset over the Pacific Ocean, with a drink in hand.
Days 6 & 7: Enjoy Tamarindo
You’re at one of the most popular beaches in Costa Rica, and there is tons to do! Beachcomb, sunbathe, wander the local shops, check out great restaurants, or try one of the many tours available in the area.
Day 8: Head Home
Fully relaxed, hop into the private transfer to the airport and then board your plane back home.
Affordable Costa Rica Family Vacation includes staying at:
The hotel’s rustic mountain cabins are perfect for nature lovers, couples, and families with older children looking for value and relaxation.« View Hotel »
The hotel sits beachfront in Tamarindo while still being a short walk from shopping, dining, and nightlife. Tamarindo Diria is a good choice for guests looking for good value and a convenient location.« View Hotel »
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