Costa Rica Family Adventure | Trip Accommodations

The following hotels are featured in this itinerary:

San Jose:
The Hotel Bougainvillea
is located in a quiet residential area just a few minutes outside downtown San Jose. The Bougainvillea offers far more than just accommodations--it is a family owned and operated inn with tastefully decorated rooms where every detail is personally supervised by owner Hans van der Wielen. The hotel’s restaurant offers excellent cuisine in a wonderful dining room with views of tropical plants in the hotel’s12 acres of gardens. The Bougainvillea also offers guests a gift shop, meeting & conference facilities, internet and currency exchange, a swimming pool, sauna and tennis courts. Perhaps the hotel’s most outstanding feature are the beautiful gardens of bougainvilleas, orchids, bromeliads, medicinal plants and trees which are hosts to some 60 species of birds including hummingbirds, motmots, colorful tanagers and numerous songbirds.

Arenal Volcano area:
The Arenal Observatory Lodge
offers guests spacious rooms with picture windows that enable them to admire the impressive and unequalled vision of an active steaming volcano rising out of the wilderness forest looming large in front. The forests surrounding the Observatory are now protected in Arenal Volcano National Park and teem with tropical wildlife. The Observatory offers guests a restaurant, Jaccuzi, swimming pool, excellent birding on its own grounds, and daily guided hikes into the forests of the national park and onto a lava flow from 1992.

Manuel  Antonio/Quepos
Hotel El Parador
is located in one of the the most pristine areas of Manuel Antonio National Park, atop a majestic bluff and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It is surrounded by 400 acres of lush tropical rainforest.  All rooms have balconies with views of either the rainforest or the ocean. All are tastefully decorated and include many luxurious extras such as  cable TV, air conditioning, mini-bar, coffee maker, telephone, safety deposit box, ceiling fans and hair dryers.  The hotel’s facilities include 2 restaurants, bars, conference room, gift shop, spa services, tennis court, tropical gardens, an infinity pool, expansive views and excellent service.


Daily with a minimum
of 2 travellers


$2159 p/p
$850 single supp
$695 child age 3-11

Travel Style
recommended custom itinerary