Small and safe but full of adventure and activities to experience, there really is a staggering amount to see in Costa Rica. There are smouldering volcanoes, lush tropical forests, serene cloud-forests, unspoiled beaches, and a diverse range of flora and fauna on show everywhere in a riot of vivid colours. From river-floating to rafting and canopy walkways to zip-lining, it is a country that caters for all tastes and ages.
Approx. 13 hours (via the USA or Europe)
American Airlines, Iberia and United Airlines
Where can you fly from?
Flights to Costa Rica are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow
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Sample trip ideas
Your journey will be fully tailored to your schedule, interests and budget.
Simply Costa Rica
This tour of Costa Rica takes in three of the county’s highlights. Distances are not vast so you are able to make the most of your time with a good mix of wildlife viewing, activities and beach time.
Classic Costa Rica
Visit Costa Rica's best known highlights including Tortuguero, Arenal and the Monteverde cloudforest.
Wildlife of Costa Rica
A wildlife-focused trip taking in the wonderfully diverse regions of the central volcanic range, Manuel Antonio’s tropical coastal forests and the beautiful Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica’s jewel in the crown for wildlife.
Birds of Costa Rica
For such a small country, Costa Rica is home to an astonishing variety of birdlife, and has rightly earned its world renown as a key destination for birding and wildlife enthusiasts. This two week trip staying in well appointed birding lodges explores four key habitats in lesser visited regions to maximise birdwatching opportunities.
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Wildlife holidays in Costa Rica
Discover the varied wildlife that you could see on a tailor-made trip to Costa Rica. Highlights include caiman, snakes, monkeys, butterflies, over 850 species of birds and jaguar.
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