Thursday, September 8, 2016

Helpful Advice for a family vacation traveling with kids in Costa Rica

Costa Rica with Kids

Helpful Advice for a family vacation traveling with kids in Costa Rica 

How do you plan a family vacation to Costa Rica?

In this blog, we will help you plan the best vacation with our years of expertise.
Because Costa Rica is a small country with diverse environments, vacations will be special for yourkids; for families seeking adventure, forest, beaches, volcanoes and lots of wildlife that your
A family of white faced monkeys Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica.
A family of white faced monkeys
Manuel Antonio National Park,
Costa Rica.
kids have seen only on TV, Costa Rica is a wonderful option.Another reason why Costa Rica is an ideal vacation spot is the time change ease for United States travelers, although not the same for families visiting us from Europe.

We are fortunate to have Jose Ugalde, our naturalist guide who specializes in family groups, with Costa Rica Family Adventures to collaborate with his10 years of experience as a certified tour guide.
Jose became a licensed guide in 2008 and since then has worked for different tourism companies, and his father Marvin Ugalde has been in the tourism business for more than 20 years. In the last 5 years, Jose has been dedicated to guiding families with children of all ages.

What is the best time to travel to Costa Rica with kids?

Costa Rica is a small country but has different microclimates (including rain forests, cloud forest, dry forests, and Paramo) and two seasons: rainy season and dry season.
The dry season begins in late November and ends in mid-April; the temperature ranges between 25 ° C (77
Dry season South Pacific Beach,Costa Rica
Dry Season Weather,South pacific beach.
degrees Fahrenheit) and 30 ° C (86 Fahrenheit) , depending on the area you visit 

For some families, the dry season is the best because it is America’s winter and is a good way to get away from the cold weather. The dry season is also tourist season, so it depends on you and your family how you feel about the crowds.
Christmas and Easter are popular for tourists to travel to Costa Rica, so we recommend booking <<Read more>>

What are the best places to visit with my family/what are the best itineraries for families in Costa Rica?

Over the years I have worked in tourism it is very difficult to generalize and say which is the best itineraries for all children, because all families are different, all kids are different, and their goals for afamily vacation are different. Some families are more adventurous and dare to meet several parts of the country, its food, its people and culture; others seek an all-inclusiveto stay with <<Read more>>
Family-friendly white water rafting
White Water Rafting near Arenal Volcano.

Can I travel with a baby in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a country of friendly people who will smile at each corner and greet everyone; Another good reason why you can travel to Costa Rica with your family is that Costa Ricans love kids and spending time with them. Locals are sure to make you feel at home.
Some companies offer babysitting service that can look after their children while their parents <<Read more>>

Costa Rica is a safe place for families?

Costa Rica compared to other countries in Central America is very safe for families and children; having no army since 1948 makes us a friendly and safe country with a fairly stable economy.
Costa Rica tour with kids
Family Adventure,Cloudforest,
Like any other country should always use common sense and take care of your things, especially in tourist places.

Below, you will see some tips to make your trip to Costa Rica with children safer:<<Read more>>

How is driving in Costa Rica?

As mentioned in previous answers, Costa Rica is a small country but reaching different destinations can take a long time depending on the traffic. Costa Rica is very hilly and you have to keep that in<<Read More

What are the best places in Costa Rica to see animals?

Kid Holding a blue morpho butterfly
Holding  a Blue Morpho Butterfly.
Costa Rica has several ecosystems and each is very unique and special.Though Costa Rica is a small country, it contains a surprising 5% of the world’s biodiversity. To preserve this natural resource, about 25% of Costa Rica’s territory is protected as national parks and other nature reserves. 
Throughout the country you can see animals, but<<Read more>>

Where can I rent car seats and booster seats in Costa Rica?

The rental cars offer this service for an extra fee and security deposit, usually for a deposit<<Read more>>

Got more questions? Feel free to contact Jose

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