Osa Explorer

Overall 89.3% (1522 Guest Ratings)

Osa Peninsula

The Osa Expolorer is an incredible safari that will take you to the wilds of Corcovado National Park, which is known as one of the wildest places on the planet! This amazing nature tour includes great hotels, excellent tours and most meals. Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts of up to $120!

Sample Itinerary
  • 1 nights at Country Inn and Suites
  • 4 nights at Pirate Cove Hotel
  • Cano Island Tour and Snorkeling
  • Corcovado National Park Tour Sirena Station - Pirate Cove Hotel
  • 1 nights at Country Inn and Suites
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Starting at $1,199 per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Leatherback and Lava Pac

Overall 90.0% (1903 Guest Ratings)

Tortuguero & Arenal Volcano

The Leatherback and Lava Pac is one of our most popular Costa Rica nature vacations. This exciting safari starts off in the wilds of Tortuguero where you'll have a chance to get up close and personal with exotic wildlife in one of the most remote regions of Costa Rica. Then you'll be headed to Arenal Volcano for fun filled adventure by day and soothing hot springs by night. Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts!

Sample Itinerary
  • 1 nights at Hotel Presidente
  • 2 nights at Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Town Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Canal Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • 3 nights at Magic Mountain Hotel and Spa
  • Sloth Tour
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges
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Starting at $899 per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Costa Rica Safari

Overall 90.9% (2351 Guest Ratings)

Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano & Monteverde

The Costa Rica Safari is a wonderful choice for anybody interested in the biodiversity of Costa Rica. Your adventure begins with a visit to one of the most remote locations in Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park, where you'll be able to observe exotic wildlife in an unique habitat. Then you're off to Arenal Volcano where you'll explore the canopy of the rainforest and enjoy volcanic hot springs. Your adventure ends in Monteverde where you'll discover and explore the magical cloud forest. Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts!

Sample Itinerary
  • 1 nights at Hotel Grano de Oro
  • 2 nights at Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Town Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Canal Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • 3 nights at Magic Mountain Hotel and Spa
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Arenal Volcano and Ecotermales Hot Springs
  • 2 nights at Sibu Lodge
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Guided Hike
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Starting at $$$ per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Turtles Macaws and Dart Frogs

Overall 88.8% (1788 Guest Ratings)

Tortuguero, Osa Peninsula & Costa Ballena

An amazing safari vacation, Turtles Macaws and Dart Frogs will bring you to the wildest places in Costa Rica on an incredible adventure that includes outstanding excursions, informative nature guides, top ecolodges, most meals, transportation and much more! Your adventure begins in Tortuguero where you'll explore the canals of the famous Tortuguero National Park. Then you're off flying across the country to the exotic and remote Osa Peninsula where Corcovado National Park is located. Your adventure will wind down at Hacienda Baru, which is world famous for bird watching and eco adventure. Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts of up to $220!

Sample Itinerary
  • 1 nights at Country Inn and Suites
  • 2 nights at Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Town Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Canal Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • 3 nights at Pirate Cove Hotel
  • Cano Island Tour and Snorkeling
  • Corcovado National Park Tour San Pedrillo Station
  • 3 nights at Hacienda Baru
  • Rainforest Bird Watching Hike
  • 1 nights at Country Inn and Suites
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Starting at $1,749 per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Rainforest Safari

Overall 91.5% (6635 Guest Ratings)

Tortuguero, Arenal, Monteverde & Manuel Antonio

The Rainforest Safari is an amazing two week safari adventure that will take you to some of the best destinations in Costa Rica. This fun filled getaway includes great lodges, wildlife observation tours and much more! You'll visit the remote village of Tortuguero for a chance to observe exotic wildlife. Arenal Volcano is up next for hot springs and adventure. Then you're off to explore the mysterious canopy of the cloud forest. You'll wind down at Manuel Antonio where there is even more incredible wildlife, lush jungles and gorgeous beaches. Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts of up to $300!

Sample Itinerary
  • 1 nights at Hotel Presidente
  • 2 nights at Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Town Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Canal Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • 3 nights at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
  • Arenal Volcano Nature and History Tour
  • Safari Float on Rio Penas Blancas
  • 3 nights at Sibu Lodge
  • Hanging Bridges Guided Hike- Aventuras
  • 4 nights at La Vela Boutique Hotel
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
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Starting at $$-$$$ per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Rainforest Volcano and Beaches

Overall 94.5% (5266 Guest Ratings)

Arenal Volcano & Manuel Antonio

The Rainforest, Volcano and Beaches vacation is an amazing trip to Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio Park and beaches. This fabulous getaway includes volcanic hot springs, rainforest, excellent wildlife observation opportunities and more while you stay at gorgeous eco-resorts! Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts!

Sample Itinerary
  • 3 nights at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
  • Arenal Volcano Nature and History Tour
  • Choice: Canopy Hanging Bridges or Zipline
  • 3 nights at Los Altos Resort
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
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Starting at $$-$$$$ per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Rainforest Explorer

Overall 91.3% (522 Guest Ratings)

Turrialba, San Gerardo, Osa Peninsula & Costa Ballena

The Rainforest Explorer will take you through some of the most incredible nature and archaeological sites in Costa Rica. This fun filled travel plan includes amazing tours, great ecolodges and everything you need to have an amazing experience in Costa Rica! Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts!

Sample Itinerary
  • 3 nights at Hotel Villa Florencia
  • Guayabo Archeological Site
  • 2 nights at Trogon Lodge
  • Early Morning Birdwatching
  • 3 nights at Pirate Cove Hotel
  • Cano Island Tour and Snorkeling
  • Corcovado National Park Tour San Pedrillo Station
  • 4 nights at Hacienda Baru
  • Damas Island Riverboat Safari
  • 1 nights at Hilton Doubletree Cariari Resort
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Starting at $2,179 per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Photographers Fantasy

Overall 90.4% (153 Guest Ratings)

San Gerardo, Osa Peninsula & Costa Ballena

The Photographers Fantasy vacation is exactly that! This is an amazing travel plan that will take you to top birdwatching and wildlife destinations with excellent guides, great hotels and everything you need to have an amazing experience! Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts!

Sample Itinerary
  • 2 nights at Savegre Mountain Hotel
  • Birdwatching Tour - Full Day
  • 3 nights at Aguila de Osa
  • Cano Island Tour and Snorkeling - Aguila de Osa
  • Corcovado National Park Tour - San Pedrillo Station - Aguila de Osa
  • 3 nights at La Cusinga Eco Lodge
  • Whale and Dolphin Watching Marino Ballena National Park - Dolphin Tours
  • 1 nights at Hilton Doubletree Cariari Resort
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Starting at $2,097 per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Costa Rica Highlights

Overall 92.8% (5061 Guest Ratings)

Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano & Manuel Antonio

The Costa Rica Highlights vacation is a fabulous introduction to Costa Rica and all it has to offer. This fun filled getaway includes excellent wildlife observation opportunities as well as light adventures. It all starts off in Tortuguero where you'll have the opportunity to see exotic wildlife in one of the most remote regions of Costa Rica. Then you're off to Arenal Volcano for adventure by day and hot springs by night. Your vacation will wind down in Manuel Antonio which is home to an amazing national park that is loaded with wildlife and beautiful beaches. Similar to all of our amazing vacations, this value-packed itinerary can be 100% customized to your budget and needs. Check pricing notes for details. Take Advantage of Green Season Discounts of up to $280!

Sample Itinerary
  • 1 nights at Hotel Presidente
  • 2 nights at Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Town Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • Tortuguero Canal Tour - Mawamba Lodge
  • 3 nights at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
  • Choice: Canopy Hanging Bridges or Zipline
  • Choice: Riverboat Safari or Rio Balsa Rafting
  • 3 nights at La Vela Boutique Hotel
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
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Starting at $1,349 per person*

*Sample rates are per person, double occupancy [Oct dates]

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Planning your Costa Rica nature vacation is easy with us!

Indulge in the remarkable beauty of Costa Rica, where dreams come alive amidst the vibrant calls of Scarlet Macaws and the enchanting sight of a three-toed sloth slumbering above you as you embark on your morning jog. Unparalleled wildlife encounters await you and your family on this tropical escapade. Nestled in the neotropical climate of Central America, Costa Rica occupies a unique position between North and South America, offering a haven for an astonishing array of species.

With over 500,000 species, Costa Rica proudly stands among the top 20 countries with the highest biodiversity on Earth, an ecological gem. Remarkably, this paradise, comparable in size to the United States' West Virginia or Europe's Denmark, harbors 4% of the world's species, many of which are endemic, found exclusively within its borders. From captivating frogs to iridescent hummingbirds, from majestic lizards to the famously relaxed sloths, Costa Rica's wildlife panorama is simply awe-inspiring.

This extraordinary biodiversity is a direct result of the country's diverse ecosystems. Rainforests, deciduous forests, cloud forests, two breathtaking coastlines, majestic mountains, volcanic landscapes, winding rivers, and captivating mangroves create a tapestry of habitats that allow thousands of mammal, reptile, amphibian, and bird species to thrive.

Crafting your dream Costa Rica safari vacation is effortlessly realized with our expertise. We take pride in ensuring the utmost satisfaction of our visitors, offering eco-lodge accommodations deeply immersed in the tropical rainforest or beachside resorts where you can witness the mesmerizing spectacle of thousands of sea turtles partaking in their annual nesting rituals. No matter your interest, when you choose Costa Rica for your next vacation and our services to plan it, you can immerse yourself in one of Mother Nature's most incredible gifts: the untamed wilderness.

A mama and baby spider monkey in Corcovado National Park

Where should I go for my Costa Rica safari?

For an unforgettable Costa Rica safari vacation, there are several exceptional destinations to consider. Here are some of the top choices:

These destinations provide exceptional opportunities to immerse yourself in Costa Rica's wildlife and natural wonders. Consider your preferences, desired activities, and the specific wildlife you'd like to encounter to choose the perfect safari vacation destination in Costa Rica.

Olive ridley sea turtles at Playa Ostional, Costa Rica

What are the benefits of planning my Costa Rica nature vacation with Pacific Trade Winds?

When planning your Costa Rica nature vacation, partnering with Pacific Trade Winds offers numerous benefits that enhance your overall experience. Here are some key advantages of planning your trip with Pacific Trade Winds:Local Expertise: Pacific Trade Winds is a Costa Rica-based travel agency with extensive local knowledge and expertise. Their team of professionals possesses in-depth understanding of the country's destinations, attractions, and logistics, allowing them to provide valuable insights and recommendations tailored to your preferences.

Overall, planning your Costa Rica nature vacation with Pacific Trade Winds offers the advantage of local expertise, customization, exclusive accommodations, guided tours, seamless logistics, and peace of mind, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of Costa Rica's nature and wildlife while enjoying a well-planned and unforgettable experience.

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