Cultural vacations in Costa Rica
Tours & vacations in 2017 & 2018

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Hidden Costa Rica luxury tour

Hidden Costa Rica luxury tour

Taking you into the undiscovered corners of Costa Rica
From US $4,757 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica and Nicaragua self drive vacation

Costa Rica and Nicaragua self drive vacation

Self drive holiday through the best of Nicaragua and Costa Rica
From £3,130 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year
Costa Rica tour, small group

Costa Rica tour, small group

Express trip through the wonders of Costa Rica
From US $1,655 to US $1,830 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 20 May, 17 Jun, 15 Jul, 2 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 2 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 17 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 19 May, 23 Jun, 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 22 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec
Central America overland tours

Central America overland tours

Travel through 6 Central American countries
From £2,248 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 20 May, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Oct, 25 Nov, 16 Dec
Costa Rica vacation, off the beaten track

Costa Rica vacation, off the beaten track

Off the usual tourist trail in 3 weeks.
From £2,595 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: If you’d like to see the less visited areas of Costa Rica, this is the itinerary for you. Begin in the cosmopolitan city of San Jose before heading off on a boat trip along the river and through the jungle. Journey into the remote village of the indigenous Bribri people, have a well earned rest on a Caribbean beach before heading off to see the Arenal Volcano and the rainforests near La Fortuna. See monkeys in Manuel Antonio and dolphins in Tortuga before ending up in Drake Bay. Phew!
Central America tour

Central America tour

Reggae rhythms, flavoursome food and spectacular landscapes
From US $2,659 to US $2,789 24 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Apr, 19 May, 8 Jun, 30 Jun, 20 Jul, 11 Aug, 31 Aug, 22 Sep, 12 Oct, 3 Nov, 23 Nov, 15 Dec
2018: 4 Jan, 26 Jan, 15 Feb, 9 Mar, 29 Mar, 26 Apr, 17 May, 14 Jun, 5 Jul, 2 Aug, 23 Aug, 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 27 Dec
Costa Rica luxury holiday

Costa Rica luxury holiday

Relax in this tropical paradise with luxury in every detail.
From £4,206 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica 13 day family vacation

Costa Rica 13 day family vacation

Spend your summer holiday in the land of Pura Vida!
From £1,955 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
Costa Rica wildlife & beaches holiday

Costa Rica wildlife & beaches holiday

The classic Costa Rica and little known treasures of Panama
From £1,685 17 days ex flights
Tailor made: Combine classic Costa Rica with the less-travelled treasures of Panama; travel through Costa Rica’s best loved jungles and beaches before journeying through the isolated village of the Bribri people and onwards into Panama. Lay back and relax on a quiet island and head into the hills to experience life on a working coffee plantation. Wind up your trip with a visit to Panama’s most famous landmark: the Panama Canal.
Central America tour, Managua to Panama City

Central America tour, Managua to Panama City

Central America tour through Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama
From US $3,785 to US $3,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Sep, 11 Nov
2018: 18 Feb, 24 Mar, 21 Apr, 1 Sep
Costa Rica family activity vacation

Costa Rica family activity vacation

Experience the natural wonders and activities of Costa Rica
From £2,695 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 22 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug
Costa Rica & Panama tour

Costa Rica & Panama tour

Adventure, culture and pure beach bliss in Central America
From US $1,089 to US $1,370 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 May, 16 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 8 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 22 Dec, 26 Dec
2018: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul ...
Central America small group tour

Central America small group tour

Epic Central American journey from Mexico to Costa Rica.
From US $2,546 to US $3,400 32 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 11 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 7 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 21 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 5 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 16 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 13 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr ...

    reviews for Cultural vacations in Costa Rica

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    I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
    Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
    Very enjoyable
    It was OK
    A bit disappointing really
    Costa Rica and Nicaragua self drive vacation
    From
    £3,130
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? Seeing the lava flowing at the Masaya volcano is a wow! (45 mins from Managua/Nicaragua); zip lining above the tree tops at Arenal. Watching the beautiful sunset, glass of wine in hand, at Arenal Observatory Lodge. Seeing Quetzals close up in the cloud forest. Hundreds of fireflies lighting up and dancing in front if us as the sun set. Seeing all the wonderful wildlife on offer in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Tips? If driving use a satnav! Driving in Costa was... (more)Martin Blow
    Central America overland tours
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    £2,248
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? Fantastic insight into many different cultures. Stunning and varied scenery in wonderful hot weather from the might of the Panama Canal to the jaw dropping beauty of the rain and cloud forests to the awesome splendour of the region's volcanoes and craters Tips? Do as much research as possible before your trip - I wished I had done more! Try and learn some basic conversational Spanish - I wish I had learnt more! Local benefits? Tourism is an infant business... (more)Douglas Newlands
    Costa Rica family activity vacation
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    £2,695
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? The "adrenaline" activities - horse-riding, rafting, canyoning. Watching the children playing in the hotel pool at Arenal while the volcano puffed in the background, and feeling slightly uneasily like a citizen of Pompeii... Sitting one metre from an egg-laying turtle. Tips? A really strong insect repellent - ours was sold in a metal canister as it dissolves plastic, and seemed to be more effective than other people's! Definitely do the optional kayaking at Tortugero... (more)Hilary Mackintosh
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