Costa Rica is the land of rainforests and white sand beaches! Costa Rica is the perfect place for a family vacation - you get to spend your day relaxing by the beach, the kids can take a dip in the water or build sandcastles while you can read a book and get a nice holiday tan. Doesn’t that sound like pure bliss? Other than that, this American country is also known for its biodiversity – that means nature walks, hike trails, and family treks. There is so much to see and do here! So, if you’re planning a vacation to Costa Rica with your whole family and kids, then these are some of the best kid-friendly resorts in Costa Rica that you should consider staying at.
The Springs Resort & Spa is a beautiful and massive property which offers stunning views of the Arenal volcano as well as spectacular views of the Arenal valley! This property has five waterfall pools – that means five different pools for your kids to jump into every single day! Staying at this property also includes access to the Club Rio Outdoor Center. Your kids can go for horseback tours, rock climbing, river tubing and so many other such fun activities. Also, you and your kids will have access to the Wildlife Preserve – this is a preserve for rescued animals. What won’t your kids love about this place?
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa has huge manmade waterfalls within the property! There is a waterfall pool too! So your kids can happily spend their free time jumping around the waterfalls and running through the water. They will enjoy sitting right under the falling water and kids do love that! There is also a water slide as well as a hot spring bath! This resort also offers special kids’ meals. If your kids are interested, activities like volcano tours, river rafting, rappelling and even hiking through suspension bridges can be arranged. To top it all, this resort also offers a babysitting service for you to relax and enjoy some adult time.
Planet Hollywood Beach Resort is a massive property with some breathtaking views. There is a lot of garden space for kids to play and run around. This resort also offers a PHTV in every suite so that you kids can happily watch their shows and cartoons. There is also an outdoor play area for children with toys and equipment! There is a kids club, a children’s playground, water sports facilities, a water park and so much more. To add to all this, Planet Hollywood Beach Resort is a beachfront property so your kids can happily spend time at the beach! Definitely, one of the best kid-friendly resorts in Costa Rica.
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Think of Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort as an oasis. This resort has so many pools – from normal outdoor pools to hot springs, from pools with slides to pools with jet streams, from natural pools to man-made pools of different temperatures. Overall, this property has 11 pools, just imagine! This place can also organize a walk to see breathtaking views of the volcano, canopy tours on wire cables and even visits to frog, crocodile and butterfly farms if your kids are interested! What more can your kids ask for?
La Foresta Nature Resort, as the name suggests, is surrounded by nature. So, your kids can enjoy daily nature walks around the property or just play in the lush green gardens. This property also has various board games and puzzles for kids’ entertainment, plus children television networks. The highlight of this resort is that this property has its own rainforest canopy tour as well as a zipline! Since this place has a rainforest, do ask your kids to be on the lookout for sloths, birds, monkeys and more! Activities like cycling, horse riding, hiking or walking through the rainforest and even kayaking can also be arranged if you want.
Parador Resort and Spa is surrounded by 12 acres (4.8 hectares) of rainforests, that means daily nature walks and wildlife hikes for your kids to enjoy! This resort has three swimming pools, for when your kids just want to relax and play in the pool. Also, this property has quite a few visitors from the rainforests like monkeys, sloths, and birds – ask your kids to look for animals around the property while you’re there! There are also quite a few hiking trails around the property which your kids will definitely like, so don’t forget to pack a lot of walking shoes. If your kids like wildlife and nature, then this is one of the best kid-friendly resorts in Costa Rica!
While Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort is more of an adult-getaway kind of resort, there is more than enough for your kids to do while you unwind and relax. Your kids can go horse riding on Jaco Beach or they can make friends with the other children in the resort at the kids’ club! This resort also has a private beach for your kids to play in the sand, build sandcastles or splash around in the water. With indoor and outdoor play areas, a special kids’ pool as well as babysitting services, you and your kids will love this resort!
Fiesta Resort All Inclusive Central Pacific is a beachfront resort, so your kids can happily spend their days at the beach. This property also has numerous outdoor pools, so your kids can happily move from pool to pool without getting bored. Children can play tennis on the tennis court, indulge in non-motorized water sports, play in the children’s playground or make new friends at the kids’ club. There is also live entertainment every night which your kids will enjoy.
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Wyndham San Jose Herradura has beautiful gardens – gardens that are big enough for your kids to run around and enjoy themselves without you having to worry about anything. This property also has three outdoor pools, which is always a hit among children. There is also a bowling alley in this resort if your kids wish to go bowling. All in all, there is enough and more for your kids to do and stay entertained!
Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is a yoga resort, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t kid-friendly! This resort has an outdoor pool for children to have fun and splash around. This property can also organize activities like snorkeling, horse riding, cycling, hiking, fishing, canoeing and more to keep your kids entertained! In the middle of nature, your kids can walk around the property and have picnics in the outdoor seating areas while you enjoy a session of yoga.
Choose the best kid-friendly resorts in Costa Rica
Kids don’t ask for much; all they need are some outdoor pools, a children’s play area, some sports activities and maybe a hiking trail to keep them entertained! So, which one of these kid-friendly resorts in Costa Rica are you booking?
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