Breathtaking biodiversity, stunning landscapes and commitment to sustainable practices. Costa Rica is an exotic paradise with something for everyone.

Why travel to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is brimming with rich and strange wildlife: giant sea turtles, tree-climbing iguanas and more than 850 species of birds.

With 75% of its area designated as a nature reserve and sheltering an extraordinary 5% of the planet’s flora and fauna, Costa Rica has been a pioneer in nature and ecotourism. Treat yourself with a luxury holiday to Costa Rica as we have uncovered stunning lodges and small boutique hotels, ideally situated in some of the country’s most beautiful spots.

Added to this, the high standard of guiding we organise makes this one of the most attractive destinations in the Americas for a remarkable family holiday in Costa Rica.


Costa Rican Colón




GMT -06:00




December - April


Hello – Hola See you later – Hasta luego Nice to meet you – Encantada/o de conocerte Thank you so much – Muchas gracias Please – Por favor Excuse me – Disculpe I’m sorry – Lo siento


Similar all year
26°C on average


Similar all year


Inspirational trip ideas

These are simply suggestions for the kind of luxury tailor-made holiday you might have. Your custom travel itinerary will be
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Ideal Length: 12 days

Costa Rica: Nature, Romance and Pura Vida

Set off on this 12-day luxury experience for a kaleidoscope of passion, adventure and wonder. From hikes amongst volcanoes and waterfalls to bliss on the...

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We believe travel is precious

The world has transformed dramatically since cazenove+loyd was founded in 1993. On every trip we take, we wonder how that destination will look in another 30 years. We are passionate about our destinations and understand that it has become more important than ever to conserve their wildlife, habitats and communities for future generations.

Our highlights in Costa Rica

Our Destination Expert’s top tip

Stay at Pacuare Lodge and you can raft into your hotel for an adventurous welcome like no other.

Karen Chapman

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Central + South America, Polar regions and The Caribbean
Local lowdown

Gallo pinto translates to “spotted rooster” and refers to is a delicious dish made of rice and black beans that’s traditionally served with breakfast.

Did you know

The Ostional Wildlife Refuge protects millions of turtles that nest there. It was established in 1984 to prevent turtle egg poaching and is the only place in the world where you can legally harvest turtle eggs.

Where to stay

Best hotels in Costa Rica

Nothing but the best. Browse our handpicked, tried-and-tested luxury Costa Rica hotels.

Hotel Nantipa, Santa Teresa

This chic hotel on the pristine Santa Teresa Beach features luxurious accommodations scattered amongst gardens and terraces with an outdoor pool meandering through the grounds.

Ocean-view bungalows include private terraces with plunge pools and outdoor showers. As well as the delightful Numú Wellness Centre, there’s a thatched-roof bar/restaurant on the beach, as well as Manzú Beachfront Restaurant where guests can enjoy the delicious international cuisine and sea-breezes.


Origins, Tenorio

With only four luxurious rainforest suites, Origins Lodge in Tenorio offers exclusivity and immersion in nature, inviting guests to unwind and relax.

Adventures such as hiking to the Tenorio Volcano, birdwatching and exploring waterfalls offer a unique connection to the environment, while the lodge's commitment to sustainability, combined with its breathtaking surroundings, makes it a haven for eco-conscious travellers looking to discover a hidden gem.


El Remanso, Peninsula de Osa

El Remanso, nestled within lush rainforest, offers a truly intimate eco-lodge experience. With just six rustic-chic bungalows, guests can immerse themselves in nature while enjoying rich exploration of the surrounding biodiversity via guided hikes, wildlife spotting and birdwatching.

Sustainable practices are at the heart of El Remanso's philosophy, making it an ideal haven for eco-conscious travellers seeking both relaxation and a deeper connection with Colombia's incredible natural beauty.


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What our clients say

We were looked after so well by everyone during our stays. The staff and guides everywhere we went were so friendly and went out of their way to make our trip special. 

What our clients say

It is clear how much work you put into it, not just in making the actual holiday run so smoothly, but also in the personal service you provided.

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Thanks for all your organisation: everything ran super smoothly and lovely people at every turn.

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