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Things to Do In Costa Rica with Kids

by Kristen White Blogger
Costa Rica is one of the most family-friendly travel destinations in the world. Best Costa Rica vacation packages for families offer a range of family-friendly activities. From short trails to museum visits, there is much to explore in this beautiful country.
 
Floating Trip Along the Corobici River
 
Go on an exciting and relaxing floating trip in the Corobici River. The afternoon time is ideal for this adventure since the river comes alive with wood storks and white cattle egrets. Glide past the Panama and bamboo trees and watch the long-nosed bats that appear as black bumps. From infants to teens, this trip is something that everyone loves.
 
Random Wildlife Encounters
 
Costa Rican wildlife at the pinnacle of the country’s natural wonders. Undoubtedly, it is the highlight of any trip. This abundant wildlife makes an integral part of any holiday expeditions in Costa Rica. Choose the best Costa Rica vacation packages that include multiple national parks for wildlife spotting opportunities.
 
Yet, one of the greatest delights is when you spot wildlife by chance. Your kids will love to see a sloth making its way up a telephone wire while driving to Poas Volcano. Or a mother sloth with a baby attached to her belly crawling slowly to find shelter. A white-faced capuchin monkey may surprise your kids by jumping alongside your path. A red-eyed tree may welcome you as you are retreating into the best all-inclusive family resorts in Costa Rica. Every day in Costa Rica brings a new experience that your children are bound to relish.
 
Chocolate Tours
 
Puerto Viejo, La Fortuna, and Bijagua are places that offer excellent chocolate tours. You can see how cacao is grown and processed to make chocolate. This interactive and super-fun activity is something you cannot miss. This educational, family-friendly tour will give you a brief insight into the culture and history of Costa Rica. Not to forget, your kids also get to taste samples of some delicious chocolates while on tour!
 
See the Nesting Green Sea Turtles
 
The eastern coast of Costa Rica houses the Tortuguero National Park that is home to the most picturesque beaches in the country. They are also famous for one particular reason – the sea turtles. Yes, these beaches are the favorite nesting sites for four different species of the sea turtle. This includes the endangered green sea turtles that lay their eggs between March and October. So, book your stay with the best all-inclusive family resorts in Costa Rica that offer expeditions to watch the hatching turtles. It is a truly unique experience to these amazing animals that hatch out and take on the waves with just a crawl.
 
Corcovado National Park
 
This national park is situated in the Osa Peninsula and is another family-friendly destination to explore. This 105,000-acre of lowland forest region has great flocks of scarlet macaws that are brilliantly feathered. In fact, the Corcovado National Park houses the largest population of these majestic birds. You can choose between a guided hike or a four-wheel drive from Puerto Jimenez to access this location.
 
Children’s Museum And Oxigeno in San Jose
 
Surprised that San Jose is on the list? Well, this city offers several fascinating museums and cultural aspects to explore. The children’s museum, in particular, has fantastic displays and interactive exhibits that educate kids on various topics. Another interesting thing is, the museum served as a military prison before the country abolished its army. The Oxigeno has a large play area along with restaurants, stores, and cafes. This is an excellent place to visit and mix with local families.
 
Visiting Costa Rica with kids can be fun when you know the right places to visit. These activities or destinations are perfect for experiencing a pleasurable holiday without the kids feeling exhausted or left out.

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