Unique Family Nature Getaway
Rainforest Glamping at a True Wilderness Resort & Beachfront Relaxation
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‘Unique Family Nature Getaway’ is perfect for:
Families or groups who want to explore Costa Rica’s natural wonders from unique perspectives.
If nature and wildlife are what you think of when you think of a perfect family vacation, then this Costa Rica family nature getaway is for you! You are sure to see incredible flora and fauna while enjoying three unique Costa Rica lodges, and there’s a helocpter ride included!
Mountain Retreat at The Peace Lodge
With many on-site activities, this hotel is a perfect first stop in your vacation. With mountain views, nearby waterfalls, and plenty of forests surrounding the property the days are filled with sensations and experiences. Visit the frog pond or the jungle cat sanctuary to admire wildlife up close.
Secluded Jungle Adventure
Experience Pacuare Lodge, an exotic property on the Caribbean coast where nature is up close. Enjoy world-class birding, and exciting activities like white water rafting, canopy, and hiking.
The rooms provide all the basic comforts of a hotel while being immersed in the tropical rainforest. There is no WiFi or TV in the rooms themselves, so that helps you disconnect. This is a real experiential travel location where you can enjoy being off the beaten path.
Beachfront Relaxation in the Osa Peninsula
After tantalizing your senses in the rainforest, travel south in a helicopter to one of the most famous national parks in Costa Rica—Corcovado. Stay in the exclusive and beachfront Lapa Rios. This hotel faces the beach on one side and the park on the other.
Enjoy the pool, comfortable rooms, and great food. There are hiking trails and many opportunities to experience nature like nowhere else. Your family will always remember this vacation!
What’s Included in ‘Unique Family Nature Getaway’?
Lodging & Meals:
- 2 nights at The Peace Lodge—Beakfast included.
- 3 nights at Pacuare—All three meals of the day included.
- 5 nights at Lapa Rios—All three meals included.
- Ground transfer from the San José International Airport to The Peace Lodge.
- Ground transfer from The Peace Lodge to Pacuare Lodge.
- Helicopter ride from Pacuare Lodge to the Osa Peninsula.
- Ground transfer from Puerto Jimenez airport to Lapa Rios.
- Local flight from Puerto Jimenez to San José Airport for your flight home.
All private transfers include an English-speaking driver.
Costa Rica Vacations itineraries include:
- Rescheduling Coverage*
- Dedicated 24/7 in-country concierge line
- VIP Airport Meet & Greet Service, we meet you as you get off the plane
- 0% Interest Payment Plans
- Changes up to two weeks before arrival, no change fee*
* Restrictions may apply.
*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
Fly into San Jose, where one of our representatives meets you and shows you to your private ground transfer. It’s time to relax! The drive takes you through Costa Rica’s postcard-perfect countryside. Ask your driver to stop in the way to take photos or buy snacks.
Stay at The Peace Lodge
Day 2: Peace in the Mountain
Make the most out of your stay at The Peace Lodge. This exclusive property offers guests an array of activities for all tastes. Explore the property and enjoy their gardens, a jungle cat sanctuary, a monkey house, a serpentarium, a frog pond, and the famous La Paz waterfalls. Immerse yourself in this wonderful location hidden in the mountain.
Stay at The Peace Lodge
Day 3: A Unique Family Nature Getaway
The adventure continues off the beaten path. Head to Pacuare Lodge, an eco-friendly resort in the middle of the Caribbean jungle. This hotel is ideal for families with older children who want to disconnect from the outside world and experience tropical jungle up close. Arrive in a raft through the river and stay in a cabin with the surrounded by nature.
Stay at Pacuare Lodge
Day 3-5: Explore the Jungle
This morning head out to explore the rainforest. Spot monkeys, sloths, and extravagant bird species. Follow the trails up and down the property.
Take a night tour to see and hear the jungle coming to life with sounds of night creatures. Bats, frogs, snakes, they all get out of their hiding places at night. Your guide will help you find the most interesting creatures of the night.
If you also want some more action, Pacuare is the place for it. Go on canopy tours, canyoning, or waterfall chasing.
Stay at Pacuare Lodge
Day 6: Helicopter Ride to the Beach
The adventure flies on! Hop on a helicopter and cross the country to the Pacific Coast. Nestled right next to the Corcovado National Park lies Lapa Rios, an eco-friendly lodge on the tip of the uniquely biodiverse Osa Peninsula.
It’s time to spend the rest of your vacation by the beach with sand, waves, and the sun.
Stay at Lapa Rios
Day 7-10: Relax & Explore Corcovado
It’s time to sit back and unwind. Lounge at the hotel’s swimming pool or hit the beach to sunbathe and play in the waves. Take long walks across the property or rest in the balconies to spot wildlife and incredible and lush vegetation.
Lapa Rios is right on the edge of the Corcovado National Park, home to four different species of monkeys, sloths, tapirs, hard-to-see pumas, and extravagant bird species such as toucans and scarlet macaws.
If you feel in need of more action, it’s also possible to book another tour during these days.
Stay at Lapa Rios
Day 11: Time to Return Home
Say goodbye to Costa Rica from the air. Another flight lets you admire the geography of the country before landing in the San Jose International airport in time to catch your flight back home.
Unique Family Nature Getaway includes staying at:
Located less than an hour from the San José airport, the Peace Lodge is a cozy, boutique hotel with numerous on-site activities, the perfect place to begin or end your vacation.« View Hotel »
The Pacuare Jungle Lodge is a unique, adventurous property in the secluded jungle. Great for those looking for luxurious, enriching nature experience.« View Hotel »
The best hotel for nature and wildlife is situated in the bio-diversity hotspot of Costa Rica's Osa peninsula. Lapa Rios is a meal-inclusive hotel!« View Hotel »
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