Costa Rica offers families an incredibly lush and exotic environment for a kid-friendly trip to remember. It has some of the world’s best adventure activities, like zip lining, ATV tours, waterfall rappelling and whitewater rafting. When it’s time to relax, the beautiful beaches beckon. Vibrant animal spotting opportunities — monkeys, sloths, toucans, frogs and more — will please even the tiniest members of the family and ensure a Costa Rica vacation belongs on your bucket list. This small country thrives on tourism; the kid-friendly accommodations range from luxurious beachfront hotels to treetop bungalows deep in the rainforest, and offer all the amenities for that pura vida vibe found only in Costa Rica.

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"It was a magical trip. It was the perfect blend of rainforest + activities + beach. Honestly, the best vacation we've taken since our son was born. Thank you so much for helping us every step of the way!"

–Albert Family Costa Rica Trip

"Thank you for putting together an incredible trip for our family. We decided it has been one of our all-time favorite vacations – a perfect mix of activity and relaxation for our family. We fell in love with Costa Rica and the lifestyle there and will definitely go back. Many thanks for helping us put together a perfect family spring vacation. Pura vida!"

–Fournaris Family Costa Rica Trip

"We had an amazing time! You nailed it on the activities and lodgings. All the tour/activities were great! All the drivers were professional, friendly, courteous, safe, knowledgeable about the areas we were traveling through, and showed us things along the way. Thank you so much for arranging this fantastic family dream vacation for us!"

–Ting Family Trip

"We loved the trip. It was exactly what we were looking for in a vacation. We really enjoyed the resort and especially the room booked for us."

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–Caldeira Family Trip

Hotels

Family-Friendly Hotels in Costa Rica

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Reserva Conchal Beach Resort »

Playa Conchal Cabo Velas

Monteverde Lodge and Gardens »

400 Metros Al Este del Ranario, Santa Elena

Si Como No »

Manuel Antonio Road KM 4

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort »

13 km oeste del centro de La Fortuna de San Carlos, Alajuela

Bosque Del Cabo »

Cabo Matapalo, Puerto Jiminez

Finca Rosa Blanca »

Santa Barbara De Heredia

Laguna Lodge »

Laguna Lodge, Limón Province, Pococí, Costa Rica

Los Suenos Marina And Resort »

The Marina Village, Playa Herradura

Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 6-13
Montezuma, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 6-18
Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 0-2, 6-18
Quepos, Costa Rica
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 0-2, 6-18
Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 6-18
Santa Barbara De Heredia, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 0-2, 6-12
Pococí, Costa Rica
Great for ages: 0-2, 6-18
Playa Herradura, Costa Rica
Great for ages: Multi-Generational
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Experiences

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