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Holiday review by AB

Date of trip: 23/02/2019
Number of people: 2
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Fantastic holiday. Exceed expectations. "
Tribes Service: "Excellent"
Guides: "All were excellent, informative and friendly. "
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "There was a conscious effort to reduce impact on the environment."


Shawandha Lodge
Loved this place in the middle of the rainforest. Had a lovely french owner who would come and chat to you every evening at dinner.
Studio Hotel
Great location. Clean and lovely spacious rooms.
Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa
Stunning views of the volcano from this hotel. Lovely hotel. However, wouldn't recommend the A La Carte restaurant for dinner. Tiramisu and Salmon still frozen!

Our Memories

"We loved all the activities and the variety between the different areas. Tortugero was fab - the fact you could only arrive by boat was great and then were immersed in wildlife. We loved the hot springs and hanging bridges at Arenal. We added on horse riding and Zip Line in Monteverde which were fab. Tamarindo at the end was also super relaxing but still lots to do. "

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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