Traveling in a group has something special. It makes bonds strong and delivers memorable experiences to talk about for a long time. If you want to have a group vacation in a tropical setting, Costa Rica is the right place for that. It has abundant natural treasures and offers a plethora of getaways for those who love to explore natural wonders. Whether it is an extended family, multiple families, or a group of friends, Costa Rica offers unforgettable group getaway experiences.
Here are seven group-getaway locations in Costa Rica.
1. Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio National Park has an incredible wealth of birds and wildlife, a rich dense forest, and some beautiful tropical beaches. It also boasts a plethora of activities for everyone. Stay at the chick and contemporary eco hotel Gaia Hotel And Nature Reserve. The resort boasts suites and villas and can experience fine dining at La Luna restaurant. Designated pools are with family suits. Guests can also take a spa treatment. Guests can also do zip lining and rafting for an adrenaline rush. You can watch a large variety of wildlife there.
2. Arenal Volacano, La Fortuna
If you want to have a dramatic escape from everything, visiting the iconic Arenal Volcano with the hot and cold springs and surrounding National Park could be the ideal group getaway. Enjoy staying at The Springs Resort & Spa there. Located on a mountain, it is about six kilometers off and offers a spectacular view of the active volcano. It provides exceptional rooms with many amenities with spectacular views and offers a plethora of activities to the guests.
3. Cloud Forest, Bajos del Toro
If you love to hike in a mountain landscape, the cloud forest in Bajos del Toro should be on your itinerary. This tiny town boasts many breathtaking waterfalls. You can stay at the El Silencio Lodge and Spa. Located in a verdant valley, it offers an incredible getaway to the cloud forest. It is also close to Juan Castro Blanco and Poas Volcano National Parks. The lodge offers villas with two and three bedrooms with private viewing decks and is ideal for extended families and multiple families.
Tamarindo offers excellent surf and a fascinating beach. The place offers several other adventure opportunities. You can take zip-lining, ATV tours, horseback riding, waterfall hiking, riding, paddle boarding, etc. The place is also known for its nightlife and shopping facilities. You can stay in Cala Luna Boutique Hotel to enjoy the Costa Rican mindful luxury. The hotel is located on Playa Langosta and offers a wide array of activities including horseback riding, scuba diving, stand-up paddling, etc. Fitness enthusiasts can join the wellness center. The hotel has deluxe rooms and villas to suit group vacations. They offer gourmet cuisine with local organic ingredients and offer a personalized experience that stays forever.
5. Villa Buena Onda, Guanacaste
The luxury home Villa Buena Onda allows personal space without strangers for vacation. It allows guests to have the feeling of an oasis from the hustle & bustle of everyday life. The villa is located on a hillside that overlooks Playas del Coco. It boasts an 8-room villa for relaxing and enjoying your group vacation. This all-inclusive villa is about half an hour from Liberia International Airport. Situated in a place full of tropical foliage, the villa offers the security and privacy you need. There is hardly a better way to enjoy a long weekend and admire the horizon. When you have the entire home for your getaway, all attention falls on your group. The place offers open bar service, chef service, spa treatments, and various activities. They serve a gourmet menu and other services on request. You can take a dip in the pool with a cocktail from the bar and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere. They also provide free transportation from the airport and offer a seamless getaway experience for groups.
6. Andaz Costa Rica Resort, Papagayo
Andaz Costa Rica Resort, Papagayo lets one discover nature’s bliss. It is an incredible group getaway for relaxing and recharging your senses. It offers three spectacular beaches, a golf course, and an amazing dining experience to make your vacations unforgettable. Many other activities also await one at the tropical playground. They also offer wellness with yoga to attain a blissful state. Guests can also treat them in the restorative spa. The rooms are provided with windows that span from the floor to the ceiling. The windows, Along with glass doors, bring magical outdoor inside. Rooms have showers and balconies. Suites are provided with soaking tubs and plunge pools. The best thing about Andaz Costa is that they allow guests with pets. It makes the resort ideal for family vacations. The visitors can dine at Andaz beach house or the seafood restaurant. The resorts have dishes for different palettes and preferences. It is an excellent retreat for group getaways.
7. Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge is perfect for those looking for a tranquil group retreat in Costa Rica. Located in the rainforest and looking over the Pacific calm water, it is a place that takes one in absolute harmony with nature. It is suitable for a group of 28 persons and offers an incredible natural retreat with beautiful accommodations and a wide variety of activities to make the stay one-of-a-kind in a pristine environment. It happens to be an eco-friendly resort and works and harnesses solar power living a minimum impact on the environment. They ferry guests on their private boat to go to the lodge. The place offers breathtaking views of the Pacific coast. Guests can have a wonderful hotel experience and relax in the private jungle cabin. Their tree-house-style restaurant offers delicious Costa Rican dishes made from fresh vegetables, fruits, and fish. Guests can do many activities including fishing, family adventure, visiting wildlife, and many more.
Costa Rica is blessed with biodiversity, natural wonders, and resorts that make it ideal for group getaways. People from across the world come here. Now that you have an idea about the activities and resorts, plan your next group vacation in Costa Rica and enjoy!