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We found great results, but some are outside Province of Alajuela. Showing results in neighbouring cities.
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Playa Manuel Antonio Manuel Antonio 38.5 mi away
#1 of 51 things to do in Manuel Antonio
It's a must see place when you visit Quepos or Manuel Antonio!! Amazing and beautiful beach with super warm and clear water, great for surfing, swimming and it's kids friendly too!
In this guided tour that was under 2 km, we saw 6 three toed sloths, 1 two toed sloth, a whole family of squirrel monkeys, a few howler monkeys, multiple varieties of iguanas/lizards, bats, and hummingbirds.
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Proyecto Asis La Fortuna de San Carlos
#3 of 74 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Excellent and interesting tour by Carlos of the animal rescue centre, followed by "volunteering" which amounted to preparing food and then feeding the animals, which was great fun for us and our kids.
Our tour guide, Carlos, was extremely passionate about the work that Proyecto does, had a great sense of humor, and was extremely relatable while educating both adults & children of the realities of "not so wild"...
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Jose's Crocodile River Tour Tarcoles 31.3 mi away
#1 of 13 things to do in Tarcoles
Thank you so much, José, for an unforgettable adventure including you quirky humor - we will recommend you to all our friends and family.
Our family of five enjoyed seeing the Crested Cara Caras, Egrets, Motmots, and Hawks, Jesus Christ lizards and crocodiles up close.
Toucan Rescue Ranch San Isidro 12.8 mi away
#1 of 3 things to do in San Isidro
Wonderful experience for our animal-loving family.
So glad we visited - our kids are passionately talking about animal protection now we are back home!
Sibu Chocolate San Isidro 14.2 mi away
#2 of 3 things to do in San Isidro
We learned a lot about cocoa and tasted some of the best chocolate in the world, and the grounds are very picturesque, providing a backdrop for some amazing family photos.
Although they are all delicious, my friends/family from the US, Japan and Germany raved about the extra dark, toffee and coffee & cardamom bars.
#1 of 4 things to do in Ciudad Colon
Enjoyed a horseback ride through the jungle with my 3 kids ages 9,7,5.
My children had a blast and are still talking about how fun the trail was.
Vic-Tours Carara 29.7 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Carara
Me and my family stayed for a week in Tamarindo, and throughout the week Victor took us on many tours, which were all exceptional!
Victor even met us on the beach on our final day with two packages with the kids...howler monkey stuffed animals to take home as a reminder of their time in Costa Rica... Please book with Victor if you have the ch...
Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours Santa Ana 8.3 mi away
#1 of 13 things to do in Santa Ana
We wanted to see the Doka Coffee plantation, Poas volcano, have an authentic lunch and do the chocolate making at Tirimbina Rainforest Center - a must-do if you have young kids like mine.
In short, working with Go Tours took all the stress out of planning and coordinating our trip and we would both highly recommend this company to any friends or family who want a personalized and high quality exper...
#2 of 3 things to do in El Castillo
Kids were fascinated to see so many gorgeous butterflies, explore plants, and meet poisonous dart, blue jeans frogs, as well as turtles and toads.
The little trek, about 20 to 30 minutes in the tropical forest was an added bonus if you wish to.. Adults and kids loved it ..
#1 of 1 things to do in Vara Blanca
In addition to the stunning waterfalls, the park hosts an amazing range of Costa Rica´s wildlife: felines, toucans, butterflies, snakes, sloths, hummingbirds; perfect for kids and adults.
A pleasant walk in nature Nice tour in a very beautiful place Lots of birds and animals Comfortable walking routes Lunch was rich and delicious This place is suitable for families and children highly recommend
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#1 of 3 things to do in El Castillo
Kids loved wading in the stream and pool at the waterfall.
This is a great family and one we were happy to meet!
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Coati Tours Naranjo
#2 of 3 things to do in Naranjo
Wilson and Elsy provided a brilliant all round service for us (family of 5 - 3 young kids) - the organisation was fantastic and the enthusiasm for the country and the flexibility and knowledge was brilliant - if y...
We were fortunate to have Wilson for our major legs of our trip and he took us to the best authentic Costa Rican restaurants - most family owned and oh such a wonderful experience.
#1 of 4 things to do in Atenas
Fascinating, humbling, and most of all delicious, this tour of the family-owned farm will leave you speechless (and probably with 10 purchased bags of coffee beans).
Gabriel, the third generation owner in this family-run operation, passionately describes his family's learning and evolution in applying principles of permaculture agriculture and the benefits this has provided to...
Ecocentro Danaus La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 of 74 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Our guide Simon was very informative and patient with our kids and was full of great information about both flora and fauna.
As a retired educator I was impressed as to how they are making this a true Eco center for children and adults sharing their knowledge of the wildlife surrounding them but also of the one of the first tribe around...
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Finca Verde Lodge Tours Bijagua de Upala
#2 of 8 things to do in Bijagua de Upala
If you are looking to share time with on a beautiful nice family garden-like estate indulged with nature, please go and experience.
It has a wonderful family atmosphere and all the family staff were both knowledgeable and helpful.
Bijagua Rainforest - Tours Bijagua de Upala
#1 of 8 things to do in Bijagua de Upala
He guided us on walks at Rincon de la Vieja and Tenorio Volcano national parks, where he adapted the itinerary to the varied needs of our family group of 13 (ranging in age from 16 to 60), providing us with fascin...
We went there to visit the Parque Nacional Volcan Tenorio with our 2 kids (5 and 7 years old) ... and we met our guide Marlon !
Zoo Ave Alajuela
#2 of 48 things to do in Alajuela
For children, this would be a fascinating adventure being able to see up close so many colorful birds and other species you otherwise only see in books.
They had all sorts of birds, sloths, monkeys, turtles, iguanas, etc. a great place for families.
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Arenal Eco Zoo El Castillo
#3 of 3 things to do in El Castillo
The tour was very educational and hands-on and Stephen was really patient and playful with our kids.
Carlos took a family portrait of us holding a snake Half way round Carlos caught a giant flying bug....he held it for the next 10 minutes whilst explaining the exhibits.
Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 of 74 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Our guide was amazing and was very patient for pictures taking and all the kids questions.
Our kids loved it and we always felt safe.
Museo de los Ninos San Jose 11.0 mi away
#11 of 137 things to do in San Jose
The Children's Museum is a REALLY COOL Hands-On Children's Musuem & a MUST DO for kids!! It's ESPECIALLY a GREAT way for visiting kids to interact with local kids!
A large museum with various things A beautiful exhibition of dinosaurs Aviation and aerospace exhibition Police Station and Fire Station and even a supermarket with a shopping list as a game for children.
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Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi ) Province of Cartago 6.4 mi away
#1 of 62 things to do in Province of Cartago
Wonderful patios, and beautifully kept grounds with lots of room for children to play.
Perfect for one day family trip
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Playa Biesanz Manuel Antonio 42.8 mi away
#8 of 51 things to do in Manuel Antonio
A little outdoor beach restaurant served fantastic mahi mahi and the gentle waves and warm water made for fantastic swimming, although my kids scraped their legs on sharp rocks.
a beautyful beach, hidden in the jungle, most used by the locals, its a great place to go with children since is a natural pool.
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#1 of 2 things to do in Upala
Our kids had a blast hiking through the jungle learning first-hand about the local plants and animals, taste-testing different coconuts and cocoa pods, turning the sugarcane mill to make our own iced cane juice, a...
Family favourite ~ by far!
Los Lagos Hot Springs La Fortuna de San Carlos
#12 of 74 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Tips (if you're visiting for a day) : bring water and snacks (I wish we brought more food to make it a picnic - kids were hungry all the time after playing on the water slides), sunscreen is a must, and even bette...
They are reasonably priced, have wonderful pools that are good for families, individuals and also couples and they have good food and a nice bar!
Lake Arenal La Fortuna de San Carlos
#11 of 74 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Our family enjoyed our time boating, in a motorized boat, around Lake Arenal, taking in the sights, lots of birdwatching and aquatic reptiles to be seen.
The pedal Board is the most amazing tour in the area of La Fortuna,I enjoy a lot whit my family,you can take your childrens is very safe,this activity is realy good to enjoy nature and play in the water my kids en...
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Parque Diversiones San Jose 7.6 mi away
#17 of 137 things to do in San Jose
Great Family Fun !
I was hesitant at first since you know this kind of places are mostly for kids, but after seeing all the different attractions, you realize it is also for adults!
Ruinas de Ujarras San Jose 29.4 mi away
#13 of 137 things to do in San Jose
This is a good place for a family picnic and take good pictures.
It has clean barthrooms and playground for children.
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Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park La Virgen 28.2 mi away
#1 of 7 things to do in La Virgen
This family run pavilion is lovingly maintained by David whose care for preservation of the many wonderfull numbers of birds is obvious.On an early morning visit feeding sites were populated with enticing attracti...
Dave was very informative about the birds and wildlife and also told us of his families journey from the start, to where they are today, so so interesting and should be extremely proud, they have done a remarkable...
Termales Los Laureles La Fortuna de San Carlos
#25 of 74 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
I'd recommend this highly to couples, families, and groups of friends for various reasons: – It is great value, especially if compared to the other hot spring resorts on offer in La Fortuna.
It is a great place to spend the day with your family or friends.