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Costa Rica is best known for its myriad of flora and fauna, where dense cloud forests are filled with the calls of monkeys and exotic birdsong, iridescent butterflies and tumbling waterfalls. In addition to the wildlife, our travel guides for Costa Rica provide information and advice if you're planning an active holiday. It’s also a great destination for families, with plenty to do for all ages, while a honeymoon here can be as relaxing or adventurous as you wish, combining such activities as river rafting with time spent on one of Costa Rica’s windswept beaches.

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Audley Travel specialist Chelsey

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Costa Rica specialists on 01993 838 665

Ideas for how to explore Costa Rica

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Costa Rica. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

Green Eyelash Viper, Costa Rica
Costa Rica

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.

Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Family wildlife and adventure holidays in Costa Rica

Audley specialist Nik, a former wildlife guide in Costa Rica, explains why the country is such a great destination for families interested in adventure and wildlife holidays. He suggests where to go and which activities would appeal to children.

Lapa Rios, Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Luxury holidays in Costa Rica

Luxury in Costa Rica lies in the unrivalled wildlife that covers the country, from the Pacific to the Caribbean coast. With small hotels designed to make the best of the natural surroundings, this is barefoot luxury at its most pure.

Hummingbird, Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Honeymoons in Costa Rica

Let us help you plan your perfect honeymoon to Costa Rica with Audley. Discover some of the beautiful properties we have on offer and how we can make your honeymoon in Costa Rica extra special.

Red eyed tree frog, Costa Rica
Costa Rica

What to do in Costa Rica: our highlights guide

One of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, Costa Rica attracts nature lovers and adrenaline seekers alike. Country specialist, Nik, picks out some of the country’s highlights, from white water rafting to wildlife spotting in the cloudforest.

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Beach holidays in Mexico & Central America

Plan your perfect beach holiday in Mexico and Central America, exploring beautiful sandy bays and staying in luxury hotels and accommodation.

Hummingbird, Costa Rica

Birdwatching in Central America

Tiny in comparison to its sister regions to the north and south, Central America covers just 0.1% of the world's surface, yet it contains an unparalleled level of biodiversity.