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Holiday review by Mrs. Juliet Hanwell

Date of trip: 01/08/2018
Number of people: 5
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Wonderful wildlife and thrilling adventures."
Tribes Service: "Good"
Guides: "This would be a rating of excellent if it wasn't for Leo at Tortuega, he was truly awful. Bombastic and patronising, he irritated all the Brits in the party. The rest of the guides were good or very good."
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "The Costa Ricans are very respectful of their beautiful environment and their wildlife. "


Evergreen Lodge
Good basic lodge, felt a bit like lemmings being carted around
Hotel Presidente
Fun funky hotel, nothing like the picture in our ring binder!
Monteverde Lodge and Gardens
Lots of areas for quiet contemplation and bird watching
Arenal Springs Hotel
Beautiful surroundings attracting birdlife including Humming birds

Our Memories

"We saw a turtle laying her eggs, this was a fantastic experience especially as the guides are very respectful towards the turtle"

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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