Costa Rica family trips


A family trip always requires a careful organization, because it is all about enjoying adults, children and young people. We love the challenge of providing the best hotel and the most suitable excursion, and Costa Rica has a lot of alternatives to make it happen.
The Tico country is a wonderful destination for family trips because it offers almost everything from outdoor adventure activities in which kids can be part of, to luxurious and relaxing spaces where all family members can spend time resting and having fun.
In this section we would like to offer you the best of Costa Rica's trails to enjoy and strengthen those family relationships that we usually ignore in our daily routines. The most difficult thing is the right choose, because of the wide variety of possibilities between the Caribbean and the Pacific that includes coast, mountains, volcanoes, wetlands and cloud forests. In addition with Costa Rica's great biodiversity and deep ecological concerns, we can learn valuable lessons about respect for the environment and the different cultures that populate the planet.
A family trip through this country will be, in short, enriching experience, exciting and plenty of surprises; the best combination for an unforgettable memory.

Here you can find different family trips, but they are only examples. Contact with Rutas Costa Rica and we will be happy to develop the best plan according to your needs and organize a trip to fit you..


14 days Family Trip to Costa Rica with beaches

Family Trip in Costa Rica with Guanacaste beaches 14 days

$ 7.675 /family. 2 adults & 2 children

Hotels 3*** & 4****

Private Trip

Costa Rica offers endless possibilities for everyone; wildlife, living nature in its most pure condition, fun excursions and beautiful beaches. In these 14 days of family travel, you can see below, we have collected the most beautiful tours and combined them with some days of rest on the beach Potrero in Guanacaste.

Trip to Costa Rica as a family for 13 days

Trip to Costa Rica as a family 13 days

$ 6.150 /group of 3 people.

Hotels 3*** & 4****

Private Trip

We present 13 days of family travel through Costa Rica. A tour full of fun activities designed for both children and adults.

Family Trip to Costa Rica with the Caribbean

Family Trip in Costa Rica with the Caribbean 11 days

$ 6.250 /family. 2 adults & 2 children

Hotels 3*** & 4****

Private Trip

We present a family trip in Costa Rica that includes the best destinations in the country: Tortuguero, La Fortuna, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio; essential places with excursions at Rutas style and are designed for the whole family.

Discover a new way to travel with Rutas Costa Rica!

Travel to Costa Rica with RUTAS

At Rutas Costa Rica, we try to include the best quality-price ratio to accommodate your trip and budget. Not only do we appreciate the proximity of the hotel as well as the flexibility and kindness of their staff, but also that the establishment can be a part of the total trip experience, either by the privileged location or by the particularity of your hosts.

On the other hand, private trips allow us to personalize our tours and choose our own routes. Because of this, we are not bound to fixed schedules so we can adjust them according to the preferences of each traveler.

Traveling in Costa Rica usually takes time as not all roads are asphalted and their maximum allowed speed is usually 80 km/h. From San Jose to Tortuguero, the trip can take about 5-6 hours between car and boat and the same amount of time is needed to go from Tortuguero to La Fortuna. The same is the case with traveling from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Limon in the Caribbean area of Costa Rica. It usually takes 4-5 hours if we are lucky and don’t find any accident or other problem on the road. We keep such factors in mind in order to make the most of the days and reduce the traveling time as much as possible. Sometimes, we use domestic flights as well as other private transport that allow us to organize the trip and stops just the way we want it.

When there is no choice than to spend a few more hours on the road, we try to make that time pass in the utmost comfort and privacy we can provide. For such journeys, we recommend that you be patient and don’t stop looking through the window as the magnificent green views of the Tico’s landscape might surprise you.

The relationship created with the guide in a private trip is much stronger and enriching than the guide in a group tour. In most of our trips, you will cross national parks, volcanoes, and rivers together with your guide, an expert eco-guide who will tell you many stories about the country.

Our trips include tickets to national parks as well as domestic flights with allowed luggage and international travel insurance.

We are absolutely sure that there is always a possibility to explore a country in another way, even if it is as popular and well-known as Costa Rica. To plan yours, you will need to tell us about your preferences, ideas, and your budget. We will adapt to these factors and design a personalized trip to Costa Rica that you will never forget. You will return home with the unforgettable memories of traveling the beautiful land of the Ticos and your stay there.

  • What to visit in Costa Rica?

    This is a small country but with great travel offers. Just thinking about crossing interminable nature trails and forests where sometimes you are surprised by the white noise of waterfalls and water splashes.

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  • When should I visit Costa Rica?

    There are two climatic zones in the country, first, we have the central valley area that along with the Pacific watershed have defined a rainy season between May and November and a dry season between December and April.

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  • Is it safe to visit Costa Rica?

    Costa Rica is a safe and quiet country and the kindness of the Ticos makes it much more pleasant to move around the area. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't take your precautions.

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  • What documents do I need to travel to Costa Rica?

    Your passport must be valid for six months after your arrival. In addition, you will need to show your flight ticket to leave the country.

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  • Do I need to be vaccinated to visit Costa Rica?

    Although there are no obligatory vaccinations to travel to Costa Rica, we recommend that you have some information and take some precautions.

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  • Do I need travel insurance?

    All our trips include a very complete medical travel and cancellation insurance..

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  • What is it like to travel with Rutas Costa Rica?

    Our trips are private, this allows us to customize the tours and get out of the established routes. That way we are not subject to any specific schedule and we can adjust to the preferences of each traveler.

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  • What can I do in Costa Rica?

    Costa Rica is a country that stands out for offering activities related to nature and wildlife, but a trip would not be complete without the possibility of interacting with their people. In Rutas we have excursions that introduce the traveler into the most traditional Costa Rica.

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