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Costa Rica wildlife holiday

Costa Rica wildlife holiday

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife
From £2,939 to £3,799 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Apr, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 5 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 16 Nov, 19 Nov, 21 Nov, 23 Nov, 26 Nov, 28 Nov, 30 Nov, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 31 Dec
2020: 4 Jan, 7 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan, 14 Jan, 16 Jan, 18 Jan, 20 Jan, 24 Jan, 25 Jan, 27 Jan, 1 Feb, 4 Feb, 6 Feb, 8 Feb, 11 Feb, 13 Feb, 15 Feb, 18 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 Feb, 25 Feb, 27 Feb, 29 Feb, 3 Mar, 5 Mar, 6 Mar, 10 Mar, 12 Mar ...
Late availability on these dates: 27 Apr, 13 Jul, 27 Jul
Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Short highlight itinerary covering city, forests and beach.
From £1,475 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
Self drive holiday in Costa Rica, Pacific Coast

Self drive holiday in Costa Rica, Pacific Coast

Self-drive Costa Rica's Pacific coast, away from the crowds
From £3,895 17 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade with departure dates to December through September
Costa Rica tailor made holiday, vistas and volcanoes

Costa Rica tailor made holiday, vistas and volcanoes

Discover Costa Rica's hidden gems
From £3,270 12 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: Available all year. This suggested itinerary can be modified entirely to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination.
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Costa Rica wildlife holiday, Coastal Secrets

Costa Rica wildlife holiday, Coastal Secrets

Wildlife rich waterways of Tortuguero to the dense jungle
From £3,399 to £4,049 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov
2020: 11 Jan, 18 Jan, 21 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 18 Feb, 22 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 13 Jul, 27 Jul
Costa Rica adventure holiday

Costa Rica adventure holiday

Fall under the spell of Costa Rica
From £935 to £1,199 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: Depatures at least once a week on Mondays and Saturdays throughout the year
Costa Rica holiday, coast to coast

Costa Rica holiday, coast to coast

Discover the dramatic contrasts of Costa Rica's coastlines
From £1,660 to £3,285 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: We offer a complete tailor made service allowing you to decide where you stay and what to do.
Wildlife holiday in Costa Rica

Wildlife holiday in Costa Rica

Explore rainforests and reefs along the Caribbean coast
From £578 to £869 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Apr, 23 May, 2 Aug, 20 Sep, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 27 Dec
2020: 10 Jan, 24 Jan, 7 Feb, 21 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 3 Apr, 17 Apr
32% off all group tours departing before the 31st July 2019. 16% off all group tours departing from 1st August 2019 - 29th February 2020!
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica

Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica

Family turtle conservation volunteering in Costa Rica
From £709 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica

Protect nesting turtles on Costa Rica's beautiful beaches
From £889 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures July - December (nesting season)
Costa Rica tour

Costa Rica tour

Explore the Caribbean coast to the Pacific
From £1,250£938 to £1,485 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 May, 11 May, 25 May, 13 Jun, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 11 Jul, 13 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 5 Dec, 7 Dec, 12 Dec, 14 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 26 Dec, 28 Dec
2020: 2 Jan, 4 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan, 16 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 6 Feb, 8 Feb, 13 Feb, 15 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 Feb, 27 Feb, 29 Feb, 5 Mar, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 19 Mar ...
Up to £310 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 May, 11 May, 25 May, 13 Jun, 22 Jun, 06 Jul, 11 Jul, 13 Jul
Costa Rica self drive holiday, natural history

Costa Rica self drive holiday, natural history

A tailor made road trip covering volcanoes, cloud forests and turtle beaches
From £1,235 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: We offer a complete tailor made service allowing you to decide where you stay and what to do
Natural highlights tour of Costa Rica

Natural highlights tour of Costa Rica

A tropical paradise bursting with wildlife
From £1,999 to £2,889 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Aug, 12 Oct, 9 Nov, 16 Nov
2020: 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 19 Dec
Costa Rica holiday, off the beaten track

Costa Rica holiday, off the beaten track

Off the usual tourist trail in 3 weeks.
From £1,645 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way
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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Costa Rica holiday, tailor made

Costa Rica holiday, tailor made

Great value holiday through stunning Costa Rica
From £1,490 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica wildlife tour

Costa Rica wildlife tour

Experience Costa Rica's incredible wildlife and wilderness
From £1,950 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is only for tailor made departures throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica beach & wildlife holiday

Costa Rica beach & wildlife holiday

Cloud forest and a volcano, plus a whole lot of relaxation!
From £1,650 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is only for tailor made departures throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica self drive holiday

Costa Rica self drive holiday

Exploring Costa Rica your way
From £1,195 to £1,295 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: We offer a complete tailor made service allowing you to decide where you stay and what to do
Costa Rica tailor made holiday, highlights

Costa Rica tailor made holiday, highlights

Discover Costa Rica's natural and cultural wonders
From £2,200 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is only for tailor made departures throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica Wildlife tour, small group

Costa Rica Wildlife tour, small group

Visit one of most biologically intense places on earth
From £2,225 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 22 Feb, 16 May
Wildlife of Costa Rica holiday

Wildlife of Costa Rica holiday

Turtles, sloths & whales: spectacular wildlife of Costa Rica
From £3,395 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Jul
2020: 15 Jul
Costa Rica group tour, hidden Costa Rica

Costa Rica group tour, hidden Costa Rica

Costa Rica's little known cultural and wildlife hotspots
From £3,045 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 May, 16 Nov
2020: 16 May, 21 Nov
With an amazing range of off-the-beaten-track adventures in Latin America receive £100 pp on any trips to Peru, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Cuba and Bolivia booked before 30th April. Enquire today to make the most of this amazing offer.
Classic Costa Rica tour

Classic Costa Rica tour

Costa Rica's incredible natural highlights
From £2,695 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 May, 2 Nov
2020: 2 May, 7 Nov
Costa Rica Coast to Coast tour, private departure

Costa Rica Coast to Coast tour, private departure

Enjoy a Caribbean-Pacific wildlife adventure in Costa Rica
From £2,575 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tailor made Costa Rica highlights holiday

Tailor made Costa Rica highlights holiday

Discover Costa Rica's volcanoes, cloudforest and coastline
From £2,250 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Highlights of Costa Rica tour

Highlights of Costa Rica tour

Costa Rica's rich and varied ecosystems do not disappoint
From £1,660 to £2,499 10 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 22 Dec
2020: 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 29 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 13 Jun, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 5 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 20 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 27 Jul
Costa Rica nature adventure tour

Costa Rica nature adventure tour

Immerse yourself in the scenary of Costa Rica.
From £1,795 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica tailor made adventure

Costa Rica tailor made adventure

Off the beaten track tailor made adventure in Costa Rica
From £2,950 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica and Galapagos wildlife holiday

Costa Rica and Galapagos wildlife holiday

Galapagos wildlife cruise plus Costa Rica nature/beach week
From £5,565 17 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Off the beaten track Costa Rica private tour

Off the beaten track Costa Rica private tour

Explore the Carara National Park and rugged hills and beaches
From £2,375 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica wildlife holiday
From
£2,939
including UK flights
One of the best we have ever had. The whole trip was memorable for two main reasons – the variety of scenery and the superb wildlife. (more)Tim Graham
Included memories are - Spider monkeys swinging jumping above us to reach the trees on opposite side of jungle river, finding red eyed tree frogs at night... an incredible display by the resplendent quetzal during a courting session (more)Paula Cooke
The stay at Laguna Lodge was an amazing start with river trips and accommodation overlooking the river. Seeing Sloths close up and watching the antics of the capuchin monkeys was fun. (more)Jean Thirkettle
Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach
From
£1,475
excluding flights
The whole holiday experience was excellent: well organised, interesting locations, first-class guides, good accommodation. (more)Andy Nash
Overall very good. Seeing sloths and a Resplendent Questral were very exciting. There are such a variety of habitats, it is difficult to pick one out. (more)Gillian Slater
The abundance of nature living in harmony to humans was touching. The whole country has a culture of respect and tolerance for the environment and nature understanding the need to manage today for the benefit of tomorrow. (more)Jean-Marc Hodgkin
Costa Rica beach & wildlife holiday
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£1,650
excluding flights
Excellent! Varied with wildlife focus and some activities. (more)Angelique Crooks
The wildlife was outstanding - egg-laying turtles on the Carribean coast; whales and dolphins in the Pacific and the plethora of monkeys, sloths, birds, lizards and snakes. However, what our boys really remembered was our white-water rafting experience which was exhilarating. (more)Andrew Clayson
There were many highlights - including watching a Green Turtle laying eggs, spotting the rare Splendid Quetzal, snorkelling with fish and turtles off Cano Island and watching the abundant wildlife including 2 species of sloth. (more)Robert Phillips
Costa Rica adventure holiday
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£935
excluding flights
That's difficult as there were so many memorable moments. The zipwire above the cloud forest was a massive adrenalin rush. Helping to plant trees by potting bags of soil was great too and a great bonding moment for the group. (more)Sylvia Kenna
The most exciting part of the holiday was probably the turtle egg laying. (more)Abigail Croydon
All of it was memorable...the wildlife, the scenery, the activities we did, including zipwiring, canyoning and whitewater rafting, our group and group leader and especially the amazing friendliness of the Costa Rican people. (more)Jocelyn Owen
Costa Rica tour
From
£938
excluding flights
Costa Rica is a lovely place to visit but had we known it was so expensive we would never have signed up to a holiday that didn't have a lot of included activities and meals included. (more)Ian Halliwell
All of it was memorable...each place visited is so different... it's hard to choose. Monteverde for its lush vegetation, but boy can it get cold at night...and tortuguero for its wildlife. (more)Linda Whittingham
Seeing turtles was the most exciting part of the holiday (more)Fiona Weir
Costa Rica wildlife tour
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£1,950
excluding flights
Can't pick any one memorable moment, there were too many. Cable car across a forest valley? Wild toucans and Macaws? Being buzzed by humming birds? Exotic fruit and food?... (more)Mike Adams
Brilliant! Most places we stayed in were run by local people and I made sure I bought all my souvenirs from a craft cooperative. (more)Una Carter
Fantastic. Cannot recommend the agent highly enough. They listened so carefully to what we were looking for, and tailored the itinerary and accommodation perfectly. As such it was a brilliant mixture of wildlife, walking, landscapes, relaxation and adventure. (more)Jemima Jewell
Costa Rica holiday, coast to coast
From
£1,660
excluding flights
Most memorable was the visit to the cloud forest including seeing wildlife and visiting an organic coffee farm. (more)Kathy Hirst
Excellent....Seeing nesting green turtles in the dark on a remote beach (more)Phil Linley
Excellent (more)Jenny Crampton
Costa Rica self drive holiday, natural history
From
£1,235
excluding flights
We found everyone we met very friendly, accommodating and eager to talk. This is a country totally geared to tourism and ensuring that everything runs like clockwork - unique in this part of the world. The food was much better than we had anticipated. Overall it was a fascinating and enjoyable holiday (more)Gordon Smith
Most memorable was the morning bird trip at Sarapiqui which was excellent. (more)Lindsay Pavey
Our favourite part of the holiday was the three days we spent in the Tortuguero area, a fabulous experience. Going out on the boats early in the morning to watch wildlife was amazing. (more)Heather Reid
Self drive holiday in Costa Rica, Pacific Coast
From
£3,895
excluding flights
It was a great family holiday.... Drake bay is a beautiful spot with lots of nature around, nice excursions and beautiful beach at the door step (more)ana cabrita
Amazing. A learning experience that was exciting and fun every day. (more)Sarah Lewis
Book it now! (more)Christine Keen
Costa Rica self drive holiday
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£1,195
excluding flights
Lots of very memorable moments, but the best was finding a family of sloths at Playa Punta Uva on the Caribbean Coast who were so close we could have touched them. (more)Janet Sutherland
Fantastic! Our time at El Remanso lodge in the Osa Penninsla it was a super place and had some wonderful wildlife sightings there. (more)Jane Fowles
On an early morning bird-watching trail with a local guide, we were lucky enough to see 5 of these beautiful birds... feeding on wild avocados. We sat for an hour as the sun began to rise, driving away the cold night air as the clouds rolled up the forested mountain side. Quite amazing. (more)Paul Smith
Costa Rica tailor made holiday, highlights
From
£2,200
excluding flights
This was a fabulous trip from start to finish: we stayed in beautiful places, ate great food, saw amazing wildlife and were really well looked after. (more)Isobel Gowan
Most guides were local, most hotels had environmental policies in place, especially the lodge in Osa, which was totally off grid, and built from very local materials. (more)Yvonne Chapman
Wildlife holiday in Costa Rica
From
£578
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing magnificent rainforest from high bridges on flanks of a volcano, seeing a turtle laying her eggs, giving bottle of milk to young spider, howler and capuchin monkeys at a rescue centre. Tips? Don't miss out on tours which give you full experience of the natural history of Costa Rica. Local benefits? I think the money I paid for my tours helped support the conservation and wildlife work and that my tour helped the businesses of the hotel and restaurant... (more)Celia Home
Costa Rica wildlife holiday, Coastal Secrets
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£3,399
including UK flights
A full-on trip! Wildlife galore. I will definitely be back in Costa Rica soon. (more)Jenny Abbott
I loved the Cloud forests and the rainforests especially being able to walk some of the trails on my own as then I can experience the forest more quietly and directly... (more)Alison Pelikan
Didn't see as many birds as I expected; one needs to be interested in lichen, lizards, termites, ants, spiders etc as well! And I was also disappointed by the lack of mountain scenery. (more)Maryanne Roach
Costa Rica tour, activity and nature
From
£1,375
including domestic flights only
Excellent (more)Kokila Lakhoo
Staying at Tortuguera - in the forest, only accessible by boat, sharing the site with various monkeys, sloths, birds (including macaws and toucans) and other creatures. (more)Wendy English
Natural highlights tour of Costa Rica
From
£1,999
including UK flights
Memorable parts? Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat including spider, howler and capuchin monkeys, two and three toed sloths, basilisk lizards running on water, boa constrictors, tarantulas, toucans, hummingbirds and quetzals to name a few. Tips? I benefitted from packing a mosquito net for the first two nights accommodation. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Excellent. Couldn't have been better. (more)Penny Calder
Costa Rica coastal tour, Caribbean Explorer
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£1,145
excluding flights
Memorable parts? All of it! Tips? Research what you want to do as there is so much to do and see in Costa Rica that one trip will not be enough!! Local benefits? Yes very much so! Felt intergrated into the communities! Overall rating? 10/10. (more)Julia Hames
Costa Rica family multi activity holiday
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£1,750
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Volunteering at the animal sanctuary, Venado caves, white water rafting, all the guides and their animal spotting skills. Tips? Take cagoules for the regular downpours and torches for frog spotting/ night safaris. Try to pack light as there is a lot of moving around. Use the local laundry to clean and dry clothes after wet activities/ tropical rain storms. Local benefits? Some parts did. The kids saving the rainforest definely supported conservation. A range... (more)Kathleen Johnson
Tailor made Costa Rica wildlife holiday
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£2,490
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Wildlife Tips? Don't bother with the thermal baths - if you really want a mineral bath, use the free "locals" spa instead... look on Mr G's map for Free Natural Hot Springs River opposite Tabacon. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Really good - well organised, worth every penny. (more)Nick Howard
Costa Rica adventure tour
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£1,995
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The wildlife, nature and the stunning diverse scenery. Tips? Pack well! Bring good hiking/walking boots, lightweight quick drying clothes and repellent for mountain/forest activities. Local benefits? Yes, our whole trip was extremely educational and we feel it has helped us as a family understand more about what we can do to protect our environment. Everywhere we went all staff including guides, hotel staff, drivers etc were all locals. They were all extremely... (more)Susan Geoghegan
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£709
excluding flights
The whole family had a really great time with lovely people, very helpful and friendly and with much contact with turtles, adults and hatchlings. (more)Andreas Riedhauser
Most memorable? - The friendliness of the people, the beautiful surroundings, we were on the beach surrounded by lush green. The musical cacophony of all the surrounding wildlife...It really was a fantastic holiday. (more)Angelique Winston
Absolutely to be recommended. An amazing experience for all of us. Our daughters (age 14 and 9) enjoyed every minute. It's a holiday we will always remember. (more)Steve Halsey
Costa Rica highlights holiday
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£1,565
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing sloths close up in the wild Tips? Travel light and be organised with your packing (as you never have time to unpack). Bring a good camera and binoculars, appreciate the wildlife, the flora, the scenery and the kind generous people that you'll meet. Local benefits? yes. Overall rating? Better than excellent! (more)Sue Deeley
Costa Rica 13 day family holiday
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£1,785
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was Tortuguero… Excellent (more)Claudia Bernat
Fantastic family adventure. A great mix of wildlife, activities and beach relaxation. All ran very smoothly, transport was efficient, people extremely friendly and the whole experience was very enjoyable. Highly recommended! (more)Jenny Brothwell
Costa Rica holiday, tailor made
From
£1,490
excluding flights
The wildlife watching was truly exceptional. In every location, we saw wonderful things, plants, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, birds (!!!!) and mammals. It was easy and rewarding to see a great variety of species. (more)Athene Reiss
The most memorable part of the holiday was the sheer variety, wonderful scenery, plants, birds and people. Enjoyed Nicaragua hugely, people just so friendly. (more)Julia Sherwen
This holiday was extremely enjoyable. (more)John Diley
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
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£889
excluding flights
It was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had and I can’t wait for a chance to go back and to share the trip with others who would enjoy it! (more)Jonah Cedar
I enjoyed the night patrols, walking by moonlight, seeing the constellations, milky way, shooting stars & some of the lightening storms were spectacular. (more)Julie Clark
This is a really sound conservation project with some clear tangible benefits and as a volunteer you really fee like you're making a difference. Would highly recommend this project to anyone. (more)Katie Wilkinson
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