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Holiday review by Mrs. Clare Smalley

Date of trip: 04/05/2019
Number of people: 2
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Totally lived up to expectations!. "
Tribes Service: "Excellent from start to finish"
Guides: "Excellent knowledgeable guides aiming to give us the best possible experiences"
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Very aware of eco credentials in each place visited"


Evergreen Lodge
What a great first rainforest experience, greeted by spider monkeys as we arrived. Accommodation clean and comfortable although a few mozzies crept in through the window meshing..
Hotel Presidente
Very brief stay but quirky hotel with nice atmosphere
Hotel Belmar
First class accommodation and service. Our forest superior room was enormous and luxurious with great bird watching opportunities. Excellent food but at a price, easy though to get into town as well with lots of restaurant choices.
Parador Resort and Spa
amazing location with wildlife galore all around and not just on the self guided trails. Iguanas at breakfast and monkeys around the pool with scarlet macaws flying overhead. Difficult and expensive to get into town but food excellent and reasonably priced
Lomas del Volcan
Very comfortable cabins with great views if the clouds lifted. Staff very friendly although place generally expanding and building work ongoing. New restaurant enormous and rather impersonal

customer rating

5/5 from 323 reviews

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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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