Costa Rica Holidays

Get up close to a land of untouched wonders, where lush rainforests, tropical beaches, soaring volcanos and captivating biodiversity create a wild escape into nature's ultimate playground.

The tropical shores of Costa Rica enjoy a multicoloured pick and mix of must-sees – one day you’ll be discovering heavenly beaches, hidden valleys and nature reserves, and the next you’ll be marvelling cloud forests and indulging in a relaxing soak in the natural hot springs of Arenal Volcano!

Get your adrenaline pumping with world-class surfing in Jaco or soar through the misty treetops of Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve on a thrilling zipline. Witness the bubbling mud pots of Rincón de la Vieja National Park, encounter curious monkeys and colourful toucans along the scenic trails of Manuel Antonio National Park or catch a glimpse of the fascinating sea turtles nesting at Tortuguero National Park.

From fiery sunsets and the rejuvenating sprays of iconic waterfalls to the charming streets and vibrant buzz of San José, get ready for an epic Jurassic Park escapade.

Resorts in Costa Rica

General information
Time Difference

Time zones difference between Costa Rica and the UK is -7 hours.


Costa Rican Colon

Currency can be changed at currency exchange offices, banks, as well as at the post office. In the resort areas both Visa and Mastercard cards and CRC in cash are accepted for payment.

When exchanging money, please note that currency exchange offices may charge a commission for each transaction.

Top 5 Things To Do
San Jose - Taste The Local Flavours

Head to Soda Jaco Rustico — This local restaurant offers authentic dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. From ceviche to casados, the savoury flavours and vibrant spices will tantalise your taste buds and transport you on a culinary journey through Costa Rican culture. Be sure to try the plantains, a staple of the local cuisine.

San Jose - Nature's Paradise Awaits You

Explore Manuel Antonio National Park and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature where you can hike through lush rainforest and relax on stunning beaches. Keep an eye out for monkeys, sloths and other wildlife!

Playa Hermosa - Set For A Scenic Sail

Get ready to set sail on an unforgettable adventure along the coast of Tamarindo on a catamaran tour! This is like stepping into a tropical daydream, where the gentle sway of the catamaran matches the rhythm of the sparkling waves. Bask in the sun's warm embrace as you glide along the shoreline, feeling the excitement build for the underwater wonders that await. Whether you're snorkeling with colourful fish in crystal-clear waters, enjoying a refreshing dip, or sipping on a cold drink with the wind in your hair, every moment is a friendly reminder that paradise is real.

Playa Hermosa - Turtle Time

Embark on a turtle-tastic adventure as you witness turtles in their natural habitat! We recommend joining a thrilling turtle-watching excursion and to be amazed as majestic sea turtles emerge from the depths and lay their eggs on the sandy shores. Experience the thrill of seeing tiny hatchlings make their way to the ocean, cheering them on as they embark on their first epic journey. With knowledgeable guides and a touch of wonder, turtle watching offers a fun and educational experience that will make you go "shell yeah!" .

Playa Hermosa - Volcanic Wonders Beckon You

Explore the wild wonderland of Rincon de la Vieja National Park! It's like Mother Nature's own amusement park, where thrilling adventures and natural marvels await at every turn. Hike through lush rainforests, feeling like an intrepid explorer on a mission to uncover hidden waterfalls and bubbling hot springs. From gazing at volcanic craters that remind you of Earth's fiery origins to encountering playful monkeys swinging through the trees, it's a nature lover's dream come true. Rincon de la Vieja National Park is an invitation to get your boots muddy, your camera ready and your sense of wonder fully activated—it's a playground of biodiversity that will leave you in awe and itching for your next outdoor escapade!

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