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YouAreCostaRica
#2 of 15 things to do in Playa Grande
Got to know Marcos ,Marianna and Tatianna as our tour guides,and it all felt like one big family.We highly recommend youarecostarica for any and all adventures you might plan while visiting Costa Rica, you will no...
Surfing is now one of our favorite family activities thanks to the amazing time we had with Marcos!
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Playa Grande Shuttle & Tours
#3 of 15 things to do in Playa Grande
Out of many excursions Ariel offers, we did Rincon De Viejo adventure combo tour, that was a mega fun for the entire family, definitely recommend for a family of various age group!
He custom arranged tours for group of our families, and we really had terrific family vacation/ family reunion in Costa Rica.
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Mojo Surf Adventures
#1 of 15 things to do in Playa Grande
The second instructor Abdul was great as well with all our kids and Tim goes out of his way to make sure everyone is safe and having a good time and took a ton of pictures!
Fantastic Family Surfing Experience!
Frijoles Locos Surf Shop
#4 of 15 things to do in Playa Grande
Shop: They have an excellent selection of t-shirts, swimwear, beachwear, and everything you need for a perfect surf holiday or as gifts from friends and family.
Omar, Ian and Corrine were a pleasure to work with and made our family reunion in Playa Grande a success.
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Las Baulas National Marine Park
#5 of 15 things to do in Playa Grande
We went on a canoeing trip with our kids and a guide and saw crocodiles, births and monkeys.
A great, laid back location for families!
Matos Surf Shop
#6 of 15 things to do in Playa Grande
They were happy to let our kids sit and play with them for as long as they liked.
This store has a good selection of locally-made items (except for kid's stuff... they don't have many souvenirs for kids, so buy a bunch of the hand-made animal whistles from the beach vendor when you get a chance).
Avellanas Surf School Santa Cruz 7.3 mi away
#2 of 13 things to do in Santa Cruz
If you have small children be sure to ask for Omar, also known as the child whisperer for his ability to teach any age child! Louis and Grabe were also great instructors with great talent and had us all surfing in...
We arranged daily surfing lessons for our kids at Avellanas Surf School, which turned out to be an excellent choice!
Pinilla Canopy Tour Pinilla 6.4 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Pinilla
My husband and I visited with our 9 and 11 year old kids- it was my first time zip lining and the entire team was very attentive and made sure we all had a good time- safely.
There are larger Canopy Tours around but we had a few little ones and we were told that this was a very family friendly and easy course to do with young and old alike.
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Pablo Surf School Brasilito 5.9 mi away
#1 of 12 things to do in Brasilito
We will definitely visit again and bring our kids so Pablo can teach them how to surf too!
Our entire family had an amazing first time surfing experience with Pablo Surf School!
Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates Santa Cruz 4.9 mi away
#3 of 13 things to do in Santa Cruz
Booked online and my husband, myself, and 3 children (10, 9, and 4) had the best time! Marcos and Horatio were incredible zip lining instructors, and the owner of Black Stallion, Alex, was hysterical and friendly.
We had a fantastic time we zipped, rode ATV's and horses it's a beautiful place, the kids came down the zip line super safe with great guides, they picked us up in a flatbed and we drove back to the cafe area and...
The Beach Chocolate Factory Brasilito 5.6 mi away
#2 of 12 things to do in Brasilito
A lot of reviewers mention how great the workshop is for kids but I want to say that two young at heart adults had a great time.
We learned a lot and the kids loved making their own chocolate!
Playa Conchal Playa Conchal 5.5 mi away
#4 of 18 things to do in Playa Conchal
His family owns a restaurant in Brasilito and we took the fish we caught there and it was prepared for us, truly a highlight for the kids!!! Wish we had more time to stay in Brasilito as it looked like a cute litt...
The beach is very nice with small lapping waves, perfect for kids to frolic.
Tamarindo Beach Tamarindo 2.4 mi away
#3 of 18 things to do in Tamarindo
Beautiful huge beach at low tide, clam waves, perfect to let kids swim on their own, great place to learn to surf or ride boogie boards, umbrella and chair rentals available, some parts of beach are secluded, clos...
Great waves for surfing, small wading pools for children when the tide is high, plentiful sea shells, and a stunning sunset every night.
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Cesar Adventure Playa Matapalo 3.5 mi away
#5 of 9 things to do in Playa Matapalo
... to book our tour with him because of his charm, the fact that with him you get a personalized tour instead of tagging along a huge group and because he is fluent in English which our teenage kids appreciated.
He was very friendly approachable and tailor made our trips to us all and children.
Tamarindo Farmers Market Tamarindo 2.6 mi away
#8 of 18 things to do in Tamarindo
Tamarindo Night Market Tamarindo 2.7 mi away
#12 of 18 things to do in Tamarindo
This is a perfect place to come after sunset and its great for families too!
The food is out of this world good, and many locals bring their kids for dinner and and to socialize during the market.
Overcast Costa Rica Santa Cruz 2.4 mi away
#10 of 13 things to do in Santa Cruz
These guys are very helpful and will offer you the best package that will suit your needs, even if you have kids.
In our case we were with our 2 young kids and he was so helpful in advising us on what would be the most fun for them.