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Costa Rica Expeditions

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Costa Rica Expeditions, unique travel experiences since 1978.
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Barrio Escalante Barrio Escalante, Avenida 3 entre calle 25 y 29. | 69 Avenida 3, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a great experience with Costa Rica Expeditions!! My teenagers (who don’t love much these days) said it was their favorite vacation ever! Elena, our travel planner talked with me at length about what we were looking for and she really listened well...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am a busy professional with no time to plan a vacation. I found Costa Rica Expeditions on line and soon was talking with my wonderful trip planner Nadya. I told her that my family loves all animals, so she arranged for us a visit...More

Thank Marti H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worked with Elena for a few months to plan the perfect vacation for my 21 and 23 yo sons and myself. From white water rafting, thermal spas, fabulous hotels, volunteering in wildlife rescue center, kayaking and snorkeling, surfing lessons....etc. All was wonderful. Visited Arenal Volcano...More

Thank Alicia D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our trip was for my in-laws 50th wedding anniversary, so we had 18 people ranging from 10 to mid 70s. We started in San Jose and then went to the Los Angeles Cloud Forest, Arenal Volcano, a charter flight from La Fortuna to Guanacaste, then...More

Thank Hafowler9
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Hafowler9, Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are delighted to hear that you had a great family vacation. We understand how hard it is to get a family where there are parents, adult children, significant others and grandchildren. All...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Costa Rica Expeditions impressed me and my husband to no end. They were professional and comprehensive from the moment we first emailed them. Douglas Espinosa was our Travel Planner. He called and emailed us to answer all our questions and designed a vacation that was...More

Thank Monica B
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Monica B, Thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor and Thank You for recommending our services with that many friends! When people contact us because of a friend’s recommendation we feel an even greater responsibility to make sure that everything goes perfectly, we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We traveled to Costa Rica with 5 of our grandchildren (ages 14, 13, 12, 11, 10). The trip was organized by Costa Rica Expeditions. Gustavo listened to our goals and special requirements and helped us to plan a spectacular trip. Our naturalist guide, Federico and...More

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Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear rosebshames, Thank you for giving us your review, we feel flattered to hear that you had a fun trip, seamlessly planned by one of our Costa Rican Travel Planner. We realize that it's rare that grandparents are able to travel with their teens and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually, I was a guide for CRE for many years, so I went on all their trips, with ecotourist groups. They are friendly, well - organized, and always on time. The date I checked below is not true, but I had to check a date.More

Thank rklaval
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear rklaval, Thank you for your kind comment, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time as a river guide while you worked for us. As rklaval mentions, our guides ARE NOT late arriving, gum chewing, sunglass wearing, slang talking, tip fishing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like other reviewers, I felt uncertain that I could do a great job of planning this trip so I looked for expert help. CRE’s interview questions were thorough and provided them with what they needed to know to plan the perfect vacation for our family....More

Thank susan s
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear susan s, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your review. We are happy to know that your family vacation to Costa Rica was flawless and we feel flattered as well, to hear that you wouldn’t change one thing about our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a single mom traveling with my teenage son. We wanted a tour that was customized to our interests which were adventurous, but also comprehensive in the sense that I did not want to have to drive anywhere or make arrangements while I was...More

Thank cyukimoto
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear cyukimoto, Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear that you and your son had just the right amount of adventure and relaxation during your vacation to enjoy our country. There are a lot of reasons to use our services when you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Costa Rica Expeditions and their Quest for Pura Vida tour!!!! When we decided to visit Costa Rica, I started to look into the best things to see and do. It quickly became a bit overwhelming, as there is...More

Thank Deb O
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Deb O, Heartfelt appreciation for taking the time to write and share your review with TripAdvisor community and for recommending our "Quest for Pura Vida" expedition. For readers interested in knowing the meaning of “Pura Vida”, it translate as “Pure Life”. Figuratively it means...More

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Ian T
June 4, 2018|
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Response from mrich13575 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. Costa Rica Expeditions is your best choice.
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November 20, 2016|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
Hi, Space over the Christmas holiday is tight. If you want to plan an itinerary, my suggestion would be that you contact us directly so we can see whether or not the space is available for the exact dates you plan travel... More
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maxinesmom
August 21, 2016|
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Hi maxinesmo, What people have said so far is exactly right. When you contact us, let us know how old your child is and what you think would be appropriate for hikes. Depending on your child's age we would be happy to make... More
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