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Holiday review by Julie GB

Date of trip: 10/01/2020
Number of people: 1
Country: Costa Rica

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "I wasn’t expecting the crowds of tourists but discovered it was holiday time in Costa Rica while I was there. Also I found it quite expensive. However, the wild beauty and stunning biodiversity made it worthwhile!"
Tribes Service: "Paul was very helpful, responsive and flexible."
Guides: "All guides were extremely professional, enthusiastic and highly trained. "
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "It seemed to support the local businesses which was good. I did not feel comfortable with how some of the animals (cats mainly) were kept at the refuge centre in La Paz. They appeared stressed by all the visitors. "

Our Memories

"I thoroughly enjoyed the day trip to Doka coffee plantation, Poas (even though it was clouded over) and La Paz waterfalls. Also the fact that we stopped at a local cafe to sample the strawberries and wine. I also enjoyed the night walk at Punta Leona and had a magical morning snorkelling alone with two large turtles at Playa Blanca. I self-drove to Manuel Antonio and joined a small group with a guide. That was also highly enjoyable, although at times a little crowded."

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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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