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Costa Rica Holidays

With golden sand beaches, smouldering tropical forests, towering fiery volcanoes and an astonishing biodiversity, Costa Rica is a fabulous destination for a Central American getaway.

Perfect for families, honeymooners or adventure seekers - there is something for everyone in this colourful and exotic country. Hotel standards are very wide ranging which means your Costa Rican adventure can be tailored to suit your preferences and budget.

The Osa Peninsula in comparison to Arenal is a a fantastic example of how diverse this country is in how it caters for tourists. The Osa Peninsula, for example has amazing wildlife spotting opportunities (as with many other locations in Costa Rica) but what sets it apart is the great standards of accomodation and beauty of the region, making it an ideal romantic hideaway for honeymooners wanting to be enthralled by the nature of this superb country. Alternatively, the Costa Rica is also fantastic for families - Arenal is the place for an adventure extravaganza, but also boasts the views and the fantastic biodiversity the country is such a hotspot for. 

Zip wire through the forest canopies of Arenal, paddle along flooded waterways of Tortuguero, surf the rollers on the Nicoya Pennisula on the Pacific coast or sit back and enjoy a remote jungle lodge such as as Monteverde Lodge in Monteverde and see the monkeys launch themselves from treetops. Whatever your passion, Costa Rica is sure to cater for it with a hint of Latino spirit.

Map of Costa Rica

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Costa Rica - When to go

Costa Rica's driest season runs from December to April, and this is also the best time to visit. The ‘green season’, aka the wet and muddy season, runs from April to November, but this is still a good time to visit as the rivers are full, the forests are lush and if you don’t mind wearing a poncho for the odd afternoon you will love it - another huge pull is that from July onwards turtles lay their eggs on Costa Rican beaches. Depending on where you are going, Costa Rica is generally an all year round destination and great in both rainy and dry seasons for different types of Costa Rican experiences. 
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Some of our favourite places

Some of our favourite hotels in Costa Rica

Itinerary Ideas

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