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About Costa Rica

The Central American nation of Costa Rica is often hailed as the star of the region. It's a peaceful and staggeringly beautiful oasis located along the narrowest strip of Central America. Bordered by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the country boasts idyllic white-sand beaches with world-class surf waves and diverse marine life.

Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. An environmental champion that many countries could look to, Costa Rica has protected and expanded its forests, as well as using renewable for over 99.5% of the country's power!

Landscapes vary from volcanoes and mountains to lush forests and marshy lowlands, home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. We offer a selection of group itineraries in Costa Rica, to help you discover this incredible nation and its neighbors, such as Guatemala, Nicaragua and Belize.

Costa Rica private tours

We offer a selection of private Costa Rica tours with daily departures, subject to availability. These holidays include tourist shuttle bus transportation, where you'll join other travelers for sightseeing excursions with expert local guides. Our tours take in the best of Costa Rica, while staying in comfortable 3-4 star hotels. You can glide through the canals of Tortuguero National Park, encounter incredible wildlife and marvel at Arenal Volcano. Hike through the magnificent Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and relax on the pristine beaches of Manuel Antonio or Playa Samara. For adrenaline junkies there's the opportunity to zip line through the rainforest in Rincon de la Vieja and raft the rapids on the Pacuare River!

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Costa Rica group tours

We also offer fully escorted small group tours. Taking in the lush Monteverde Cloud Forest, the capital of San Jose, the mangroves of Tortuguero National Park and much more. Not only do our tours take you around Costa Rica but you will also see some of its neighboring countries, including Nicaragua, Guatemala and Belize. Staying in a mix of 3-4 star hotels and escorted by an experienced tour leader, with private transportation and airport transfers included.

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Costa Rica travel guides

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Frequently asked questions

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You sure will! All of our Central America and Costa Rica tours are fully escorted by a qualified tour leader. They will be on hand every step of the way to ensure the tour runs smoothly. You will also enjoy the services of local guides for sightseeing at some attractions.

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Where in Costa Rica to visit

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Encompassing 26,000 acres of pristine cloud forest, the Monteverde Reserve is home to a diverse range of species including the resplendent quetzal, howler monkeys and sloths, alongside some 2,500 different plant species. It's also a fantastic example of sustainable tourism with income from entrance fees directed back into educative, preservation and research programs.

Tortuguero National Park

Situated in the northeast of the country on the Caribbean coast, Tortuguero National Park is famous for the numerous turtles that come to its stunning beaches to nest. Giant leatherback, hawksbill, loggerhead and the endangered green turtles all come here during the nesting season from July to October with 22 miles of beach protected for this very reason.

Cahuita National Park

Founded in 1970 to protect the coral reef that runs alongside the coast, Cahuita National Park is home to plenty of wildlife on land, as well as in its waters. Swamp, rainforest and woodland all thrive within its boundaries, supporting a rich diversity of life. Hiking trails wind their way around the reserve and the palm-fringed beaches of Cahuita itself are hardly a bad place to rest up after a hike!

San Jose

Arriving at Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose, it can be tempting to dash straight for the nearest rainforest to start discovering Costa Rica's incredible natural heritage! But a day or two spent exploring the country's capital is time well spent. The city is Costa Rica's cultural hub, with plenty of museums to explore, and beautiful plazas in which to enjoy a coffee or a meal and learn more about this fascinating country.

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