Costa Rica

Astounding biological diversity and landscapes of active volcanoes, cloud forests, sparkling beaches and tropical rainforests.

Costa Rica means “rich coast” in Spanish, and nothing could ring truer of this Central American country. Costa Rica boasts astounding biological diversity and landscapes of active volcanoes, cloud forests, sparkling beaches and tropical rainforests. An A&K Costa Rica luxury holidays makes the most of the country's natural beauty, with days filled with eco-friendly adventures and tranquil evenings spent in Costa Rica's best lodges.

Learn about the region of Monteverde — home to Costa Rica's lush Cloud Forest Reserve — at a private reception. More than 400 bird species and 1,500 plant species thrive in the Cloud Forest, which you discover in the company of an expert naturalist. Explore Costa Rica's Arenal region from 15 hanging bridges suspended above the trees and enjoy a breathtaking view of the active Arenal Volcano from your hotel. In Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, explore Tortuguero's wildlife-rich canals by boat and the nesting sites of one of the world's most endangered species, the Atlantic green sea turtle.

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

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.

Featured Costa Rica Journeys

Group of 187 days, from US$3,795
Luxury Small Group Journey - Family Costa Rica (2017)

Fly through the rainforest on a thrilling zipline adventure, spot wildlife in Tortuguero National Park, walk among the treetops on scenic hanging bridges, and share kid-friendly activities led by an A&K Young Explorers Guide.

Group7 days, from US$3,795
Private9 days, from AU$9,450
Costa Rica Encounter

Renowned for its ecological diversity, Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse nations on the planet.

Private9 days, from AU$9,450

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