Holiday review by Mrs. Justine Panay

Name: Mrs. Justine Panay

Date of trip: 23/03/2019

Number of people: 2

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!

  • Mawamba Lodge


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


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

The places you stayed

Mawamba Lodge

Mawamba Lodge

Costa Rica