Adventures By Disney – Costa Rica 2017-11-16T18:41:58+00:00

Adventures by Disney Costa Rica

Adventures in Costa Rica

7 Days / 6 Nights

Adventures by Disney Costa Rica is a Central America vacation your whole family can enjoy! This Adventures by Disney Costa Rica visits the following cities: Tortuguero, Arenal, Guanacaste & San José

Uncover the mysteries of nature at its most beautiful — in the heart of the Central American rainforest. Our Costa Rica family vacations give you a new point-of-view — from above the treetops to within the river rapids — of this ecological wonderland.

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Tortuguero National Park

Explore ancient forests by boat and search for exotic animals including mischievous monkeys, beautiful birds and giant sloths in Tortuguero National Park.

Pineapple Plantation Tour

Learn to live off the land at a real working plantation! Discover Costa Rica’s spirit of environmental respect and meet the people who live and work the earth every day.

Zip Lining in Arenal National Park

Zip line through treetops and soar across the sky above the rainforest canopy of Arenal National Park. Our guides help make this the thrill of a lifetime!

Tenorio River White Water Rafting

Enjoy a rafting adventure down roaring rapids and gushing waters on the Tenorio River (Class II – Class III) as you glide past a forest full of exotic creatures.

Private Catamaran Excursion

Cruise along the exotic Guanacaste coastline of Costa Rica’s Gold Coast on this private tour. Drop anchor for some fun and frolicking on the white sand beaches or take a plunge and experience some idyllic snorkeling locations.


  • Costa Rica Marriott Hotel
  • Laguna Lodge
  • Hotel Arenal Manoa
  • El Mangroove

Flight Information

  • Arrive: SJO (San José)
  • Return: LIR (Liberia)
  • Internal Flight Included


  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 5 Dinners


  • Minimum Age: 4
  • Suggested Age: 8+

Arrive in San José

After you pass through customs, meet an Adventures by Disney representative who will assist with your luggage. Relax as a driver whisks your family away to the nearby resort.Costa Rica Marriott Hotel

Set on a 30-acre coffee plantation, this beautiful colonial hacienda hotel is brimming with luxury. Unwind in the grand courtyard or enjoy the hotel’s amenities, including a swimming pool, lounge and fitness center. If you wish to explore the area, your Adventure Guides can make suggestions.

Dinner On Your Own Tonight, you and your family can enjoy the hotel’s excellent restaurant or ask your Adventure Guides to recommend nearby local dining.

Get ready — tomorrow you will begin your expedition into beautiful and breathtaking Costa Rica!

Accommodations: Costa Rica Marriott Hotel
Meal(s) Included: None

Breakfast and Flight

Kick off your week in the tropics with an early breakfast before you board a private charter for an exclusive flight to beautiful Tortuguero. Its name meaning “Land of the Turtles,” Tortuguero is where the green sea turtles nest each year from July to September.Arrive at Laguna Lodge

Once you land in Tortuguero, take a short boat ride to Laguna Lodge. With its organic architecture and whimsical interiors, this rustic lodge is nestled in the leafy rainforest overlooking a brilliant sapphire lagoon. Relax as your Adventure Guides will check you into your hotel.Visit to Sea Turtle Conservancy
Travel by boat to the Sea Turtle Conservancy Center where you will learn about the renowned naturalist, Archie Carr, and his work with the endangered green turtles.Tortuguero National Park

Sea turtles, toucans, sloths, white-headed capuchin monkeys and more inhabit the network of marshy islands that comprise this dazzling national park. Various habitats such as wetlands, canals and beaches weave together to create a vibrant tropical tapestry. A local expert privately guides you by boat through this remarkable place as you explore the flora and fauna.Lunch at Laguna Lodge

A delicious lunch awaits you in the hotel’s thatched-roof restaurant as you eat with the other hotel guests.

After your day of discovery, celebrate your arrival with a festive hotel welcome feast arranged especially forAdventures by Disney Guests. Get into the groove with a calypso band when they join the festivities.

Junior Adventurers Movie Night & Stargazing: After dinner, Junior Adventurers can enjoy a private Disney movie presentation followed by stargazing with their families.

Nature Walk: Guests can opt to take a nighttime nature walk with a local expert to search for potential nesting sea turtles on the beach.* See if you can spot the green turtles, giant leatherbacks, hawksbill or loggerhead turtles that nest on the nearby beaches.

*Nighttime nature walk is available during Green Sea Turtles nesting season (July through September).

Accommodations: Laguna Lodge
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Journey to Arenal

After your last breakfast at the Laguna Lodge, board the river boat to begin your journey to Caño Blanco Dock, where you will continue by luxury motor coach* onto Sarapiqui. As the coach follows the road, your imagination follows stories about the surrounding land told by your Adventure Guides.Lunch at Rancho

Roberto’s Restaurant

Stop in route to Sarapiqui for a very special lunch with your fellow Adventurers at this landmark restaurant featuring farm-to-table cuisine! The chef joins you at the table for a unique meet-and-greet.Pineapple Plantation

Learn to live off the land at a real working plantation! Discover Costa Rica’s spirit of environmental respect and meet the people who live and work the earth every day. After the plantation, continue onto Arenal!Arrive at Arenal

Prepare yourself for the powerful sight of the Arenal volcano. It’s a dramatic backdrop to the tranquil Hotel Arenal Manoa in La Fortuna, where your Adventure Guides will check you in upon arrival.Dinner at the Hotel

Once you are settled, get ready for a private dinner at the hotel’s restaurant or poolside (weather permitting) with your fellow Adventurers. As you dine, soak up the panoramic view of the beautiful Arenal volcano as it rises from the horizon, surrounded by verdant pastures and hillsides.*The roads from Caño Blanco Dock are at times very uneven.

Accommodations: Hotel Arenal Manoa
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Sky Trek to Zip Lining

Enjoy a scenic ride through the rainforest en route to the Sky Tram, where you will climb inside a gondola that carefully carries you over the ancient emerald woods. Take in the extraordinary views and observe how the vegetation changes as your gondola rises up the mountain.Zip Line Adventure*
It’s the adrenaline thrill of a lifetime! Strap on a harness, click onto suspended wires, and soar across the sky as you zip line through the rainforest treetops. Adventures by Disney has found the expert guides to make this an awesome adventure to remember.

Lunch On Your Own

After your high-speed ride through the wilds, tame your hunger with a hearty meal of Costa Rican cuisine.Maleku Arts Experience
Learn some traditional crafts from some local artisans. Get the family together and connect with the culture and your creative side — you may even design a keepsake of your own!

Hidalgo Hot Springs

Get whisked away to Hidalgo Hot Springs and immerse yourself in the soothing mineral water pools. These natural springs are heated by the Arenal volcano itself! So find a quiet corner and relax after the adventures of the day.Dinner at Hidalgo Hot Springs
Sit down for a delicious evening meal of Costa Rican cuisine prepared in a traditional rustic kitchen, right there in the hot springs restaurant.

*To use the zip line, you must be at least 8 years old. Height and weight restrictions also apply.

Accommodations: Hotel Arenal Manoa
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Departure to Guanacaste

Have a buffet breakfast at the hotel before departing for breathtaking Guanacaste! Named after Costa Rica’s national tree, this sun-kissed province is famous for its sparkling shorelines, exciting water sports and superb bird watching.

Tenorio River White Water Rafting* / Float Trip

Travel through the rainforest to the river for a wet and wild rafting adventure! Shoot down roaring rapids and bob over gushing waters as you glide by a forest full of exotic creatures. Enjoy a rafting adventure in Class II – Class III rapids or opt for a serene float trip on gentler waters.Lunch Overlooking the River

Top off your whitewater adventure with an unforgettable lunch in a restaurant overlooking the river.

Arrive at El Mangroove

Take in the sea breeze and luscious scenery as your Adventure Guides check you into the resort. Then spend the afternoon as you wish exploring the coastline, basking by the pool or sipping a cocktail in the bar.

Junior Adventurers Dinner and Movie Night

Dine at your leisure at the hotel restaurant. Meanwhile, Junior Adventurers and the Adventure Guides get together for their own meal of kid-friendly fare. After dinner, Junior Adventurers can cuddle up with their families for a private Disney movie presentation at the hotel.*The minimum age for white water rafting is 8 years old

Accommodations: El Mangroove
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Private Catamaran Excursion

After breakfast at the resort, head down to the beach where you’ll begin your catamaran adventure. The day is yours to enjoy as you discover secluded beaches, snorkel in the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean or simply relax while floating on the water. Partake in a light lunch prepared by the crew.

On Your Own Beach Time

Hit the sand with your fellow Adventurers and enjoy an afternoon of water sports and fun in the sun. Or, find your spot in the sun and just kick back and share stories while catching some Costa Rican rays.

Mojito Making

Learn how to make this delicious rum cocktail the way the natives do. Junior Adventurers can kick back with a non-alcoholic drink.Farewell Dinner
Celebrate the adventures of your trip over a festive dinner accompanied by lively regional music. Toast to all your newfound friends and the family memories you will cherish forever. Salud!

Accommodations: El Mangroove
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Breakfast at El Mangroove

Enjoy an early last breakfast in paradise and say goodbye to your fellow Adventurers.Transfers to Liberia Airport
Ride back to Liberia via private transfer to connect with your departing flight and say hasta luego until you return to the tropics!

Accommodations: El Mangroove
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Prices are subject to change without notice1
Prices for this trip vary within these ranges based primarily on when you book and travel; they are subject to change without notice. Please note, the price ranges set forth below include double, triple and quad occupancy. Other Terms & Conditions apply.Adventures by Disney Guaranteed Departure Program2
We will not cancel any: (i) regularly scheduled departure less than 70 days prior to its scheduled start date; or (ii) any other departure, as identified by us, prior to its scheduled start date. Restrictions apply, see below for details.Previous Itinerary**
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Parties of three: In all hotels, triples are accommodated in one room with 2 double beds. Parties of four booked as a quad: In San Jose, Tortuguero & Arenal quads are accommodated in 1 room with 2 double beds. In Guanacaste quads are accommodated in 1 room with 2 double beds or 2 rooms each having either 2 double beds or 1 king bed. Parties of four booked as two doubles: In San Jose & Guanacaste, quads are accommodated in 2 rooms, each having 2 double beds or 1 King bed. In Tortuguero & Arenal, quads are accommodated in 2 rooms, each having 2 double beds. NOTE: In San Jose, Arenal & Guanacaste only, connecting rooms may be requested (1 king connects to 2 doubles).

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