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Costa Rica with kids

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Costa Rica with kids

We are thinking of travelling to Costa Rica with our 5 and 9 year old children. We are mainly looking for a relaxing beach holiday but would like to be in an area that there is a few things to do. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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1. Re: Costa Rica with kids

There are resorts in the Guanacaste/Nicoya(northern pacific) like http://www.resortflamingobeach.com/

There are also nature activities in the area.

You could also try the southern Pacific zone staring with Manuel Antonio. South of MA there are many great beaches and cool little hotels like http://www.villasgaia.com/

You'll find bigger resort style accommodations in the Guanacaste/Nicoya area. Southern Pacific is more local, less touristy. Some very nice hotels there too.

Have fun!


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Hi there!

Costa Rica is a perfect family destination with variety in sights and activities for all ages that is has!

My personal favourite destination in Costa Rica is Manuel Antonio. I would suggest this as an ideal spot for your family as it is the point at which the rainforest meets the beach! Not only are there beautiful white sanded beaches, but the rainforest offers National Park tours, white water rafting, kayaking, zip lines and a lot more! I will actually be in Manuel Antonio this weekend.

If you have any questions feel free to send me a message. I am on trip advisor all the time and so I will be able to answer you straight away!

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Manuel Antonio is a great place for your familly, the beaches and the nature tours are very easy to do and get around. When are you planning to visit us? NATUREGUIDE

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Best for me...

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We have two kids 4 and 7...we drive with them almost anywhere in our country...not a problem...well nothing new...!

They love Manuel Antonio...but also Arenal Volcano area...specially the Hot Springs...they can spend long time at the pools...or just seating down at the hotel waiting for the ARENAL VOLCANO SHOW!!

I have no idea about your budget but a great place in Tamarindo beach...CALA LUNA...good pool and good beach...we spend some time there with our kids...at low tide are some nice natural pools...with some fish...they just love it! And for me is great I fill IN CONTROL!!


Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

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