Costa Rica Holidays
Experience from close quarters some of the world’s finest volcanoes whilst filling your days with adventure including surfing and kayaking.
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Highlights - Incredible Flora and fauna; Cultural insight; Stunning scenery... Read more ...
Highlights - Rich eco-systems of pristine rainforest; Spectacular lava displays from Ar enal volcano; Romantic coastal retreat on Nicoya Peninsula... Read more ...
Best time to be there
December to March is generally considered the dry season. Temperatures rise in April and the rains arrive on the Pacific side from May to November. The Atlantic side has no specific dry season but there is less rainfall between March and September.
San Jose - daily via Madrid
GMT -6 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
No mandatory vaccinations required
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Costa Rica with A&KTiming is everything. And local knowledge. A returning guest recently told us how our guide gave her precise advice on when to head to her eco lodge deck to witness whales breaching off Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. Almost to the second, several humpbacks entered stage left for an afternoon matinee of joyous breaching and tail slapping.
Brilliant, passionate and highly qualified guides are, of course, de rigeur for A&K. Along with the best 4WD vehicles - crucial for accessing the superbly protected wilderness - and long established local contacts, we offer seamless travel through a country washed by both Pacific and Caribbean waters, and through its Central American neighbours.
Take an Abercrombie & Kent luxury holiday to Costa Rica and you'll discover a heaven for anyone interested in tropical wildlife, flora and fauna. It has several spectacular protected reserves, the result of the region's most enlightened conservation policies.
Suggested Costa Rica Accommodation Offers
Lapa Rios is situated on the undeveloped Osa Peninsula, in the south west of Costa Rica, within its own 1,000-acre reserve of...
Tucked amongst the trees on the banks of the Tortuguero National Park's principal canal, the boutique style Manatus Lodge offers 12 well-appointed, air-conditioned rooms.
Hotel Punta Islita is set along the beautiful jungle covered Nicoya Peninsula of Guanacaste Province, one of the country's richest cultural regions thanks to the presence of Hispanic, African and native Chorotega...
Hidden amongst almond trees within ten acres of wild beach front property, Florblanca Resort boasts one of the most beautiful settings in Costa Rica. Dotted along little pathways deep in attractive jungle...
Set at the foot of the spectacular Arenal Volcano within 27 acres of undulating private land, Kioro is the area's first luxury hotel. With uninterrupted views of the most active volcano in Costa Rica, watch the spectacular...
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Jon Dunne's client writes; “I would like to thank all the team on Sanctuary Sunboat IV for their exceptional and outstanding care during my seven-night cruise. For your future clients, I can assure you that the security was first-class. Thank you to everybody at Abercrombie & Kent for a marvellous holiday.”
- SW, London
Peninsula School Feeding Association
Aims to reduce short-term hunger and increase attendance of school children, with daily lunches for children who may otherwise not have a meal that day.
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