5 Reasons Costa Rica is Great for Families

The popularity of Costa Rica as a top choice for family vacations continues to grow. Natural wonders, friendly locals, and ease of travel all add to its charm. Here are our top 5 reasons why Costa Rica is a great choice for families. Even if you’ve been there before, there are plenty of reasons to keep going back.

1. Wildlife – In a matter of just a few hours, you can travel though habitats that are home to monkeys, sloths, red-eyed tree frogs, toucans and sea turtles. Stay a week, and that list gets much longer.

Red-eyed tree frog
Red-eyed tree frog
Howler monkey
Howler monkey

2. Adventures – Ziplining, suspension bridges, night hikes, river safaris, waterfall rappelling, mountain biking, and snorkeling. Adventures for kids of all ages can be found in one destination.

Ziplining
Ziplining

3. Landscapes – Rainforests, cloud forests, volcanoes, waterfalls, hot springs, tide pools, bubbling mud pots, and beaches. Everyone in the family is sure to find the perfect place to explore.

View of Arenal Volcano in the national park.
View of Arenal Volcano in the national park.
Beach near Manuel Antonio
Beach near Manuel Antonio

4. Lodging – Options ranging from rainforest lodges to resorts and villas meet a variety of budgets while remaining welcoming to families.

5. Safety – One of the safest countries in Central America. Families can feel safe exploring almost any region of the country.

If you’re thinking of Costa Rica as a choice for a family vacation, feel free to contact one of our Costa Rica specialists (ReefsToRockies.com). We’re happy to share our enthusiasm and first-hand knowledge with you.

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