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Holiday review by Mr. Duncan Harriss

Date of trip: 15/11/2018
Number of people: 2
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "A wonderful country with lovely genuine people and amazing wildlife"
Tribes Service: "Fernandez really did nail what we wanted in terms of itinerary and hotels"
Guides: "All without exception were enthusiastic, knowledgeable and added greatly to the holiday"
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "The Costa Rican attitude to sustainability was obvious and world leading"


Pachira Lodge
A really special place and a great base to explore Tortuguero
Selva Verde Lodge
Everything was excellent apart from the food - not high quality and rather bland in both restaurants. However the bird watching and guides and rooms were amazing
Lomas del Volcan
A very special place with lovely staff, amazing views and great bedrooms. Restaurant excellent
Monteverde Lodge and Gardens
Great location in lovely gardens. Fabulous restaurant and staff
Hotel Capitan Suizo
The end of a wonderful holiday in this amazing oasis. Great staff, restaurant and pool. A perfect tropical beach hideaway. Lovely Langosta beach a short walk away
Radisson San Jose
A bit souless and the journey from the airport took 90 minutes. If we went again we would go into the country

Our Memories

"The wildlife, the people, the beautiful country."

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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