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Holiday review by Ms. Erica Stockdale

Date of trip: 08/01/2019
Number of people: 2
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Excellent"
Tribes Service: "Paul was very helpful and knowledgeable. Everything that we asked for was arranged for us."
Guides: "Transfers within the country were organized and managed by Swiss Travel, and with the exception of one pick-up, were on time and in very comfortable cars/buses. "
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Good"


Evergreen Lodge
Great location, once we had got over the feeling of being cattle herded around to get us here. Worth going through for the experience and the wildlife in the gardens was amazing.
Hotel Presidente
Breakfast was slightly disappointing here. Not enough tables and the options were a little sparse. Compared to the other hotels that we stayed at.
Parador Resort and Spa
A wonderful hotel, with a great location. Worth paying extra for the sea view.
Selva Verde Lodge
A fantastic bird watchers paradise. We really enjoyed the trips to the Chocolate plantation and the river rafting experience.

Our Memories

"Our stay in Casa Corcovado was very special. Challenging physically but so rewarding. Such a beautiful location and well run. Watching Spider monkeys swing through the trees from our spot by the pool was wonderful. Carrying a torch at night to light up our path we met a Nightjar sitting waiting for insects, and on the same night a huge toad. Our trip to the reserve was exciting and guided extremely well by Fabian. The highlight amongst many was seeing a large family of Coatis happily eating coconuts and completely unbothered by our presence."

customer rating

5/5 from 326 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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