How to best experience Costa Rica's natural splendour
Discover how to experience Costa Rica's abundant wildlife, towering volcanoes and exuberant cloud and rain forest.
San Jose lies amidst the central mountains, dividing the country between its Pacific, Caribbean coasts and its lowlands.
San José is located in a deep bowl that lies amidst the mountains that divide the length of the country between its Pacific and Caribbean coasts and lowlands. The capital spreads out over a grid, its tin roofs glittering under the sun, spreading out to the suburbs and coffee plantations.
The Poás and Irazú volcanoes can be seen from the city and one doesn't have to travel far to reach the forest of Braulio Carrillo National Park.
16 Nights from £3,778
Explore 5 National Parks with diverse habitats, mountain landscapes and birdwatching. Admire an active volcano, follow forest trails and relax on the beach.
10 Nights from £2,040
Explore Costa Rica's National Parks, home to exotic bird and wildlife in dense tropical rainforest. Stay in excellent hotels and lodges where our expert guides will bring the…
16 Nights from £2,962
A tour of Costa Rica perfect for families; Arenal Volcano, rainforests, birdwatching and excellent lodgings with activities for families of all ages. Plus, relax on the beach…
10 Nights from £2,197
Explore Costa Rica's natural wonders staying in character lodges and discovering the huge variety of habitats and fascinating bird and wildlife
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Peer into the smouldering crater of an active volcano in the Central Valley, not far from San Jose.
Observe a variety of beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds up close and marvel at spectacular waterfalls.
Learn all about the entire coffee production process and enjoy a full sensory guided tasting session.
Enjoy scenic vistas of the valley and volcano and visit the exotic Lankester Botanical Gardens.
Take on some of the continent's finest rapids on an adrenaline-fuelled rafting adventure.
Glide through the verdant rainforest canopy to savour the sights and sounds of the jungle.
Gain an in-depth perspective on Costa Rica's rich history and local culture in the company of a local expert.
Hotel Presidente is located in the vibrant city centre, and offers all the amenities for a comfortable stay.
Xandari Resort is perfectly located for excursions to Poas Volcano, La Paz waterfall gardens & Doka coffee plantation.
Situated on a shady street just off Paseo Colon, the hotel is a welcome retreat in this bustling city heart.
The Finca Rosa Blanca is a coffee farm plantation & luxurious hotel located in the central valley mountain highlands.
Located in the city oldest historical part, Don Carlos is a small, but significant part of Costa Rica's rich heritage.