Ker & Downey’s Costa Rica Family Vacation is an all-ages adventure through the varied landscapes of Costa Rica. Imagined with families in mind, this 10-day itinerary whisks you away to the Northern Plains of the Arenal Volcano, the South Pacific Highlands, and the sunny Northern Pacific Coast of Guanacaste.
Costa Rica Family Vacation
Suggested journey: 10 days/9 nights in Heredia, Arenal, San Isidro, and Guanacaste
This suggested Costa Rica Family Vacation is just one way to experience Central America on your own customized Ker & Downey trip. Our designers are at their best when crafting a journey unique to you; so contact us to start planning and read on to see one example of what’s possible on a handcrafted trip.
Santa Barbara de Heredia
The first stop on your Costa Rica family vacation is a stunning plantation resort overlooking the herb farms and coffee plantations of the Central Valley. This is the perfect spot to rest and recover from your international flight because it is located just 15 minutes from the airport. Furthermore, its remote location, organic gourmet cuisine, and superior service are truly indulgent.
Next, embark on a three-hour private vehicle transfer to the next destination on your Costa Rica family vacation: Arenal. You will have an opportunity to stop en route to discover the trails, gardens, wildlife, and waterfalls of La Paz before arriving at your luxury thermal resort. Your accommodations are perfect for the entire family, as they are situated amid 900 acres of tropical reserve, home to Costa Rica’s largest network of naturally flowing hot springs.
During your three nights here, discover the vast beauty of Arenal while enjoying exciting family-friendly activities. Adventures include ziplining along the tree tops, white water rafting, and private hikes with a naturalist through lava fields and rainforests of Arenal Volcano National Park. Additionally, don’t miss exploring the famous Arenal Hanging Bridges. At the end of each day, enjoy your evenings at your hotel while taking in all of the healing and relaxing properties of the natural volcanic thermal water pools located at the resort.
Afterwards, head south on your private charter plane towards the southern highlands at the intimate setting of Hacienda Alta Gracia. Relax in style while taking the amazing views of your natural surroundings. You will love pampering yourself with the exceptional home-style service of this lovely boutique hacienda. Experience world-class horseback riding with your professional guides and the property’s exceptional horses.
Finally, board your private charter plane for the final leg of your Costa Rica family vacation in Guanacaste. Located on the sunny northern pacific coast, Guanacaste is renowned for its pristine beaches, volcanic landscape, and exotic creatures. Your private apartment in the beach town of Las Catalinas acts as the ideal launching pad for several days of adventure.
Spend the final days of your Costa Rica family vacation at leisure enjoying all Guanacaste has to offer. Enjoy the world-class trails and water sports, or relax with delicious dining and great shopping options. Swim in the calm ocean waters and take in some sun at the beach. What a perfect ending to your Costa Rica family vacation!