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Holiday review by Mr. Anthony Conway

Date of trip: 27/01/2018
Number of people: 2
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Brilliant itinerary, just the right amount of time in each destination."
Tribes Service: "Beyond excellent! Very happy with Rory, rearranged our return trip with no fuss. Thanks - really knew his stuff and we seemed to get more out of our visits than other travellers we met up with."
Guides: "Put excellent, just one proviso - thought the Monteverdi guide could have shown us more. She seemed to be following other guides not leading. All others were fantastic!"
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Walked the walk and talked the talk! Really impressed."


Bahia del Sol
Upon arrival saw standard room. Looked awful. Spoke to reception who said I could upgrade for a cost, so spoke to manager who agreed to upgrade for nothing. Took 15 mins! New room great (hot tub in garden), everthing else perfect. Ltd dining menu, but only ate in one night as there were lots of good restaurants very close. My wife had a massage and was very happy.
Hotel Belmar
Great place: loved coffee, beer & fruit & veg! Our room - top of lodge was great, just that we had a storm 1st night (lost power & breakfast by candlelight). It felt like the roof was going to blow off! Can't blame hotel - just the weather!
Selva Verde Lodge
Smack in the rainforest - great guides. Very clean if simple lodge - perfect

Our Memories

"Where to begin! Rafting, night walk, day walk, cocao trip, ziplining, Arenal walk, Belmar hotel, all of beach resort. "

customer rating

5/5 from 323 reviews

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facts and information

Time: GMT -6 hours

Flight time: The flying time is about 12 hours from the UK. There are now direct flights from the UK using British Airways. We work with all the major airlines and can offer flights from the UK or via the USA, Panama or a European hub. With the connection times you are looking at around 15 or 16 hours.

Language: Spanish is the official language. English is widely spoken throughout Costa Rica

Visas: Not required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.

Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations.



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