Meet Our Experts - Costa Rica for Kids
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Meet our Kid Approved
Destination Experts

Welcome to Costa Rica for Kids, where we specialize in crafting unforgettable family adventures in this tropical paradise. With over two decades of expertise, our dedicated team of family FUN experts has explored every corner of Costa Rica, ensuring we’re the foremost authorities in family travel. Let us take care of the details while your family embraces the essence of Pura Vida.

Our mission is to provide seamless and enriching experiences tailored to the unique needs and interests of young adventurers. From thrilling eco-adventures to immersive cultural encounters, our carefully curated itineraries promise a blend of education, excitement, and relaxation for the whole family. Let us be your trusted companions on this journey of discovery, as we open the doors to a world of natural wonders and cultural treasures in Costa Rica. Embrace the spirit of Pura Vida with us, and let your family’s adventure begin!

Vanessa and her kids

“We’re excited to introduce you to the essence of “Pura Vida,” a way of life that encapsulates the beauty, tranquility, and zest for living that defines Costa Rica. It’s a philosophy that we’re dedicated to instilling in every experience we craft.”

– Vanessa Willing, Founder of Costa Rica for Kids

Our adventures inspire yours


We’re passionate about exploring the world and sharing incredible family-friendly experiences in Costa Rica. Our dedicated specialists frequently revisit our destinations, uncovering fresh ideas to make your family’s trip unforgettable. When planning your Costa Rican adventure, we pay close attention to your interests and inspirations. We draw upon our extensive knowledge of this enchanting destination to craft a journey that perfectly suits your family. Get ready, your Costa Rica family vacation is waiting.

Costa Rica for Kids Destination Experts

We know how fast the time goes by, how quickly the kids grow up, how we wished we would have sooner… We are here to tell you, the time is NOW, our destination experts are waiting to start planning YOUR family vacation of a life time!

Melisa e Hijas

Melissa Chacón

Destination Expert
& Agency Sales

Leonardo Navarro Castro

Leonardo Navarro

Destination Expert

Andrea Vega

Andrea Vega

Destination Expert

Expert Alfonso Fernandez

Alfonso Fernandez

Destination Expert

Raquel e Hijos

Raquel Suñer

Operations & Reservations

Monica e Hija

Mónica Vargas

Operations & Reservations

Luis Rodolfo Sirias Fuerte

Luis Rodolfo Sirias

Operations & Reservations

Yazmin e HIj@s

Jazmín Acosta

Operations & Reservations

Sharon Salas Santamaría

Sharon Salas

Operations & Reservations

Anabel Fonseca Pérez

Anabel Fonseca

Product Team – Agency

Marian Perez Amador

Marian Perez

Program Development
& Technology

Jacky e Hijos

Jacqueline Sandí

Accounting – Agency Sales

Ana Laura Mora Abarca

Ana Laura Mora

Human Resources

Diana Trujillo Rodríguez

Diana Trujillo

Accounting – Agency Sales

The people behind Costa Rica For Kids

At Costa Rica For Kids, our dedicated back-office team is the driving force behind the scenes. Their collective commitment to excellence shines through in every aspect of our business, contributing to our ability to exceed our customers’ expectations consistently. Behind the scenes, our team is the backbone of Costa Rica For Kids, and their expertise and passion play a pivotal role in crafting unforgettable family adventures in Costa Rica.

Vanessa Costa Rica For Kids

Vanessa Willing


Warner Baltodano Duran

Warner Baltodano



Rylan Baltodano

Official Product Tester


Tyler Baltodano

Official Product Tester

Carolina e Hijos

Carolina Solórzano


David Salas Corella

David Salas

Manager, Operations
and Sales

Samuel Aragón Navarro

Samuel Aragón

Director Development

Yahaira Accounting

Yahaira Vásquez

Director – Accounting

Allan Sanchez

Allan Sánchez

Manager, Product Development

Karla and son

Karla Esquivel

Marketing Director

Marlon Aguero

Marlon Agüero

Web Development & Technology

Ana Moreno

Ana Yanci Moreno

Manager, Product

Our local guides, true experts

Our guides have been carefully chosen for their expertise in providing family-friendly experiences in Costa Rica. Whether they’re skilled rafting guides, nature enthusiasts, or cultural connoisseurs, these guides are at the top of their game. All of them have grown up in this beautiful country and possess an intimate knowledge of it, allowing them to tailor your adventure to match your family’s interests. They’re not only passionate about showcasing their homeland but also dedicated to making your family’s journey exceptional. As you explore alongside them, they’ll unveil the hidden wonders, offer insights to deepen your understanding, and share captivating stories that will bring every moment to life.

Diego Castro

Diego Castro

Naturalist & Adventure Guide

Ensor Hernández Calderón

Ensor Hernández

Naturalist & Adventure Guide

Carlos Alfaro

Carlos Alfaro

Naturalist & Adventure Guide

Sivianny Nuñez Calderon</p>

Sivianny Nuñez

Naturalist & Adventure Guide

Edgar Brenes Jiménez

Edgar Brenes

Naturalist & Adventure Guide

Edwin Duarte Rios

Edwin Duarte

Naturalist & Adventure Guide

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