Costa Rican beach

Costa Rica Coast to Coast

Discover Costa Rica's beauty and riches as you cross this country from the Caribbean coast to the Pacific.

Costa Rican beach

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12 days from £2090pp plus international flights.

Traversing this small country you'll be amazed by the richness and variety of the scenery and wildlife.

  • Watch for white-faced and howler monkeys in Cahuita
  • Laze on a sandy Caribbean beach
  • Take a boat ride in the waterways of Tortuguero
  • Walk across hanging bridges at Arenal Volcano
  • Enjoy views over Culebra Bay and the Gulf of Papagayo

Lie back on an unspoilt Caribbean beach, take a boat ride through lush rainforest, scale a canopy walkway, bathe in hot springs and experience the thrill of galloping across miles of golden sand... and that's just the start!

We've captured the essence of this small but perfectly formed country in this 12-day holiday which gives you time on both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts as well as exploring the mountainous hinterland. The scenery is stunning - you'll find yourself reaching for your camera at every turn - and the colours dazzling, from the azure ocean to the emerald rainforest, vivid coral reefs to bright floral blooms. There's a vibrancy and vitality that's almost impossible to imagine.

You'll be staying in a selection of small lodges and hotels with first class facilities, where you'll experience genuine Costa Rican hospitality. We've made sure there's plenty of that all-important downtime, too, so you'll have free afternoons to laze in the sun, swim in the sea or pool and enjoy some gorgeous food. You'll also have time to meet local people in towns and villages as you travel through the country, witnessing daily life.

For a first visit to Costa Rica you'd be hard pushed to better this holiday, which perfectly showcases the country's many natural attractions.

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Where you could be staying

Below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. Being a tailor-made holiday, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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