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In a Vantage Adventures small group, we have greater access to people and places, which means you’ll enjoy more intimate glimpses and a more rewarding journey. Here are some Vantage Adventures highlights handpicked by our adventure specialists, each one based on their intimate knowledge of their destinations.
Embark on family-friendly activities when you travel with your family across Costa Rica
Explore this towering marvel on several excursions, including a walk across Arenal’s historic lava fields
Experience the breadth of Costa Rican biodiversity, scenery, and natural marvels inside several nature reserves and rainforests
Embark on a wildlife-rich 9-mile float trip down the Peñas Blancas River alongside a naturalist guide — great for families!
Tour the wildlife splendor of Tortuguero, home to seven turtle species, manatees, crocodiles, caimans, sloths, four monkey species, and more
View rescued jungle cats and other species at the Animal Rescue Center of the La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Trek with your family through the trees for a bird’s-eye view of life in the rainforest on Arenal’s Hanging Bridges
Take a gondola ride into the rainforest, then set off on zip lines for an epic adrenaline rush and unbeatable views of Arenal
Learn about what makes Costa Rica the top producer of pineapple and taste multiple varieties at a pineapple plantation
Be the guest of honor at a home-hosted dinner with a local family in San José — always a traveler favorite!
Visit Casa Cecropia for an inside look at Costa Rica’s cacao production (and get a taste of it, too!)
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Costa Rica delivers when it comes to wildlife, and birders won’t be disappointed. Here’s a taste of what you have to look forward to:
Enjoy Costa Rican cuisine throughout this adventure, as well as these other culinary highlights:
Nothing brings us closer to the world — or to each other — than sharing those moments of wonder, beauty, and connection that define travel at its best. With accommodations built for traveling together, itineraries built for a range of interests, and an unbeatable value, this adventure is perfect for your next family getaway!
Costa Rica is regarded worldwide as a biodiverse wonderland, and therefore one of the best destinations to explore wildlife. Here’s a sampling of what you can look forward to on this adventure:
While gorgeous landscapes won’t be hard to capture, wildlife is notoriously difficult to photograph for most amateurs. You may want to invest in a zoom or prime lens for your DSLR (200mm, or 300-400mm for birders), which will help capture crisper images of live targets. This adventure is quite active, which makes it perfect for a GoPro so you can document your adventure hands-free! Here are a few other essential experiences to capture along your journey:
Your adventure has been enhanced with special features catering to independent travelers, including:
Customize your family adventure in Costa Rica with these top Concierge suggestions: