Costa Rica activity and fitness vacation

Please feel free to email the Help Desk team if you need any advice on your vacation plans. We're always happy to help!

Check dates

For departure dates contact us on 1-866-821-6866
Vouchers
Accepted

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Costa Rica activity and fitness vacation

Environment

For this tour we have carefully selected the Costa Verde hotel as our chosen accommodation, due to the fact that Costa Verde’s commitment to the environment and sustainability goes far beyond the efforts of many other accommodations in the region. They recycle, they do not use improper pesticides, they promote sustainable business practices and processes in the hotel and its restaurants and they manage their private jungle reserve and its flora and fauna with the most up to date sustainable methods.

Costa Verde plant 10,000 plants and trees every year on their property, creating a diverse ecosystem for the wildlife of the Manuel Antonio jungle. The hotel’s own nurseries propagate thousands of new plants and trees each and every year.

The hotel makes most of its furniture, lighting fixtures and building materials in its own wood shop, harvesting naturally downed trees from the region whenever possible, and recycling wood waste as mulch or burning it in the Barbecue or in the Wood Fired Pizza ovens.

Community

In addition to its environmental credentials, Costa Verde hotel also has a strong commitment to supporting local communities in the Manuel Antonio region. The hotel gift shop sells products made by local artisans to help bring economic benefit to the community. The business is involved with several local charities – it funds a scholarship programme for local children, it assists with a local beach clean-up programme and it is a supporter of The Code of Conduct Group for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism.

We encourage visitors to learn a few simple words and phrases of Spanish before their visit. Even the simplest words and phrases will go a long way in allowing them to interact with the local people. And, no matter how little they know, it's always appreciated.

For the activities included in this tour, we work directly with local operators, supporting the local economy. Nutrition is an important part of this tour and we work together with the hotel to emphasise the use of locally produced ingredients in all meals.

Popular similar vacations

Costa Rica wildlife vacation

Costa Rica wildlife vacation

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife

From US $3025 - US $3565 15 days excluding flights

Costa Rica highlights vacation & beach

Costa Rica highlights vacation & beach

Short highlight itinerary covering city, forests and beach

From £1298 13 days excluding flights

Hidden Costa Rica luxury tour

Hidden Costa Rica luxury tour

Taking you into the undiscovered corners of Costa Rica

From US $5269 13 days excluding flights

Self drive vacation in Costa Rica

Self drive vacation in Costa Rica

Tailor made self-drive vacation in stunning Costa Rica

From £2405 17 days excluding flights

Convert currencies