What are the things we (with kids) must do and see?

We will be visiting in April. We will be flying into Liberia and staying at Peninsula Papagayo. We will be with our pre-teen girls. What are the things we must do and see to experience Costa Rica?


Country: Costa Rica


Costa Rica is great for kids. There is nature hikes, canopy tours, swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing. The local bars can get pretty wild so with young people it is better to play hard all day and rest and relax in the evening.
I think Michelle has it right. I live on the southern Caribbean coast, about as far from Guanacaste as you can get. April will be very hot and dry, the end of the dry season in Guanacaste.

Have a great trip, David Vaughan
You should not mis Rio Celeste. Two clear rivers near the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano merge and tranform into one light blue river. It is amazing. This is caused by a chemical reaction of the components that this rivers bring form the volcano. There is a beautiful waterfall also, that your kids will love.
I have taken several groups from Hilton papagayo Hotel(nearby) to Hacienda Guachipelin Lodge. They have some fabulous 1/2 day to full day adventures for kids of all ages (). They have a tubing adventure down the Colorado River for ages 10yrs and up. Plus they also have a horse back riding tour to las Chorreras Waterfall for kids 8 yrs and up. You can also try the volcanic mud bath, natural hotsprings, sauna and refreshing pool. Lunch can also be included with your stay there. They can also take you on a horseback riding trip to las pailas trail within the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National park. This is onlyn 1 hr 15 minutes from the Papapagayo area.
First of all thanks for ask me, i hope i can help you.
Well here in Costa Rica there´s a lot of things you and your family can do. It´s a fun country and with a lot of activities. It will be cool if you can do " canopy" with your family because its a unic experience. Also tours, and all kind of activities on the beach. Papagayo its very nice and beautiful, but its just on part of Costa Rica, you should go to other beaches like Mal país and Conchal. Any other question please ask me.

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