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Holiday review by Mrs. Justine Panay

Date of trip: 23/03/2019
Number of people: 2
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "I had struggled for weeks to find a company to help me build two mini breaks either side of my husband's conference in Costa Rica and Tribes came up trumps."
Tribes Service: "So much information! And as for the Vamoos app! Genius! I felt fully supported whilst we were there too.It really is an excellent service"
Guides: "Ivan, our guide in Tortuguero, was outstanding- between him and the boatman, we spotted way more than expected given the weather! Natalia, in Arenal (hanging bridges) was also excellent but (?) Henry's tour was a disappointment. We signed up for a 2.5h "hike" followed by the hot springs. We ended up with a group of older Italian tourists, accompanied by their travel agent- all very bespoke- and felt like we were on their agenda whether we liked it or not. The "hike" was a glacial walk which was cut short- 1.5h maximum. Luckily they went to a different hot springs and we much preferred our smaller version! The only disappointment in the whole week really "
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Good"


Our Memories

"Where to start! We had such limited time and managed to get a really good flavour of the country- we'll definitely be back! And will book with Tribes!"

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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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