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Best things to do with Kids in Costa Rica

July 10, 2023

Best things to do with Kids in
Costa Rica


Are you looking for an exciting and memorable family vacation destination? Look no further than Costa Rica! With its beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, and diverse wildlife, this Central American country has plenty of activities that are perfect for families.


Things to do with kids in costa Rica.

At Costa Rica for Kids we are focused on family-friendly experiences in Costa Rica, we want to help you plan the perfect family vacation. Here are some of the best things to do with kids in Costa Rica:

1. Explore the Rainforest: Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s most beautiful rainforests, where you can see a wide variety of exotic plants and animals. Take your kids on a guided hike through the forest, or try ziplining through the canopy for a thrilling adventure. You can visit the Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Park.

Kid having a blast at Arenal Mundo Aventura
Kids in costa Rica Rainforest at Mistico Hanging Bridges
Kids enjoying the pool at The Springs Resort And Spa

2. Hit the Beach: With over 800 miles of coastline, Costa Rica has plenty of beaches for families to enjoy. Spend a day building sandcastles, swimming, or taking surfing lessons.

Kid in sur lessons at tamarindo, costa Rica
Mom and daughter enyoing the beach and rainforest in Uvita, Costa Rica

3. Visit a Wildlife Sanctuary: Costa Rica is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, and colorful birds. Take your kids to a wildlife sanctuary or national park to learn more about the country’s natural habitats. We love Proyecto Asis and Club Rio Wildlife Sanctuary near the Arenal Volcano.

Kids having fun at Proyecto Asis, Costa Rica
Mom and baby sloth in Costa Rica
Kid at Proyecto asis costa Rica

4. Try Whitewater Rafting: If your family is up for a bit of adventure, try whitewater rafting on one of Costa Rica’s rivers. There are options for all skill levels, so even beginners can have a fun time. Check out this family-friendly option- Balsa River Rafting in Arenal

Rafting with kids in costa Rica
Rafting with kids in costa Rica
Family friendly white water rafting in costa rica

5. Learn to Cook Traditional Costa Rican Dishes: Costa Rican cuisine is delicious and unique. Sign up for a cooking class to learn how to make traditional dishes like the best local tortillas. We LOVE making tortillas at Doña Mara´s house, this is an experience your kids will enjoy from start to finish! Check our Signature Experience Hanging Bridges & Tortilla Making.

doña Mara Tortilla making experience in costa Rica
Family friendly cultural tour- Tortilla Making in costa Rica
Family friendly cultural tour- Tortilla Making in costa Rica

When planning your Costa Rica family vacation, one of the most important things to consider is to choose the right accommodations based on your family’s needs. You´ll find hotels or resorts that offer family-friendly amenities like swimming pools, on-site restaurants, kids´ clubs, on-site trails, and tours for the whole family.

Our family destination experts specialize in creating Customized Costa Rica family vacation packages that are tailored to your specific needs and interests. We can help you choose the perfect activities and accommodations to make your family vacation unforgettable.

Costa Rica is an ideal destination for families looking for a fun and educational vacation. With its natural beauty, exciting activities, and welcoming culture, it’s no wonder that Costa Rica is a top choice for family vacations. 

Contact us today to start planning your Costa Rica family adventure!


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