Costa Rica First Encounter

San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

IV
5 reviews
Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999
Costa Rica First Encounter
San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

5 reviews

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip

This trip was created for families with small babies between 0 and 4 years old.  We know its your and your babies first time discovering the world together so we work on every detail to make it a worry free trip and considering all baby and parents needs.

Pricing details and policies

This package is based on two adults and one or two kids under 4 years old, traveling together on a  double room, sharing transportation and doing all the activities together.  Only adults pay the price per person mentioned so the total for the whole family is $4640usd.


Cancellation policies that apply:

- Cancellations made 45 days prior to arrival, 25% penalty applies.  

- Cancellations made between 44 to 30 days prior to arrival, 50% penalty applies. - Cancellations made between 29 to 15 days prior to arrival, 75% penalty applies.

- Cancellations made between 14 to 0 days prior to arrival, 100% penalty applies.  

- Portions of the trip not used or no shows, are non refundable. 

What’s included

  • Greeting
    Greeting and meeting at the airport
  • Private transportation
    Private transportation with the family the whole time
  • Expert guide
    Bilingual Certified family friendly expert guide with the family the whole time
  • Welcome kit
    welcome kit (which includes vouchers, detailed itinerary, map, general information of the country, safety tips, information of the locations and activities visited and even a hand made welcome gift
  • Lodging in SJ
    01 night in the Central Valley
  • Private guided transfer
    private guided transfer to Arenal with guided stops in Sarchi, Zarcero and for ice cream
  • Logding in Arenal
    03 nights in Arenal Area
  • Guided tour to Arenal
    guided visit at Arenal Rainforest
  • Hot Springs
    water park and hot springs
  • Organic farm
    organic farm tour and tortilla making experience
  • Untitled Item
    private guided transfer from Arenal to Central Pacific Coast with stops in San Ramon and Tarcoles
  • Boat tour
    Boat tour to see wildlife
  • Lodging at the Pacific
    03 nights in Central Pacific Coast
  • Transfer to airport
    private guided transfer to the airport ( Please be informed that travellers have to be three hours in advance at the International Airports in order to aboard their international flight)
  • daily breakfast
    daily breakfast
  • Lunch
    2 lunch (Vegetarian or special meals can be included upon request.)
  • Tips
    Tips for drives and guides not included
  • Flights
    Flights
  • Non mentioned items
    Any tour, activity, meal or service not mentioned
  • Variations
    Prices are subject to change without previous notice depending on any significant increase in rates,taxes, fuel or due to availability problems.
  • Extra participants
    Prices are based on the minimum of paying participants previously informed
  • Minimum variations
    If the minimum number of paying participants changes, the rates would also change
  • International insurance
    IL VIAGGIO TRAVEL has a civil responsibility insurance but declines any responsibility for personal accidents. We strongly recommend buying an international travel insurance.

Itinerary

Day 1
Greeting at San Jose

Greeting and meeting at San Jose international airport private transportation with guide/driver service welcome kit 01 night in San Jose If you have an early flight into Costa Rica we suggest you select one activity for the day: Britt Coffee Tour / San Jose overview with a visit to the Children Museum / Costa Rica amusement park named Parque de Diversiones / ZooAve Rescue Center

Your Organizer


IV
Il Viaggio Travel
5 reviews
Costa Rica Family Holidays is powered by Il VIAGGIO TRAVEL.. IL VIAGGIO TRAVEL has been in business for 13 years as a local ground operator in Costa Rica. We’re a professional, award-winning company that delivers unique, specially-crafted family experiences. We only work with the very best local suppliers who share our passion and vision of family travel. IL VIAGGIO TRAVEL is registered and licensed to operate by the Tourism Institute of Costa Rica and is certified at Level 4 for sustainability.

Reviews

Our journey to find a Costa Rican wedding location took us coast to coast across the country. What could have potentially caused major set backs like; booking hotel accommodations, organizing which days to travel and allowing ample time to navigate the Costa Rican roadways, was actually seamless with the help of Emilio and Stephanie from Il Viaggio Travel. They took care of EVERYTHING for us and felt like we had our hands held the entire journey. Our experience would have been completely different, potentially disastrous, if I had tried to book everything myself online. With their help, we got to truly relax and enjoy the beautiful country. I feel, we also got to stay in some of the best hotels in Costa Rica and got some extra VIP treatment thanks to them! So save yourself the trouble and hand all the details over to the incredible professionals at Il Viaggio. From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you Emilio & Stephanie! We so appreciate all the work you did for us. Pura Vida Forever! -Brian & Christina
By Christina W for Brian and Christina on 08 Jul, 2021
This was by far one of the best tours I’ve experienced. The accommodations were excellent and the food superb. Our guide was so knowledgeable and fun. We plan to see a different part of Costa Ruca next year using the same guide and travel agency.
By Shelley W for Shelly and friends on 26 Jun, 2021
If I could, I would give 10 stars for our trip! First, Stephanie with Il Viaggio Travel did an amazing job putting the entire trip together for us, through Julie Gorny with Travel Adventures & Tours in Chicago, Ill. Of course, there were a couple glitches prior to and during our trip, but everything was handled asap and very professionally! Thank you Stephanie! Second, we had a driver for our first 5 days and also our transfer to the airport for our flight home. His name is Juvenal Acuna and he was the best driver/tour guide that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. He transported us between 3 different hotels, the distance between the first & second hotel was 3hrs and the distance between the second and third was 4hrs, and numerous excursions that we did in-between. He made sure that we knew what clothing to wear for the different excursions, and he was our guide for the hanging bridges. We learned so much about Costa Rica from him! When he dropped us off at the airport, he told us that we needed to come back and see the areas of the country that we hadn't seen and that we always had a friend in Costa Rica, and his name is Juvenal. We absolutely loved everything we did and everything we saw. I think my favorite area was around Arenal Volcano! COSTA RICA is a beautiful country, and God willing, I will return one day!
By Linda E for linda and grandchild on 25 Jun, 2021
Natalia from Il Viaggio was amazing! She was so helpful and responsive to all of my questions beforehand and during our trip! We enjoyed everything about our 4 days in which we used Il Viaggio! Our only regret was not having time to use them for our whole trip! Now I need to return to Costa Rica to finish out the experience with them! Thank you, Natalia and Il Viaggio!
By Alyson S for Costa Rica extension on 07 Jun, 2021
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I hired Il Viaggio to handle the transfers for my wedding group and they were fantastic to work with. Kept me informed of any changes or no shows and was quick to respond to my emails even after hours and on the weekend. I will be using them again in Costa Rica
By Jacquelyn W for KIVETT THOMPSON WEDDING on 26 Apr, 2021