Family Vacation

Costa Rica for kids
Family Vacation Costa Rica


Choosing the right destination for a family is a fine balancing act. Whether you want adventure sports, interactive nature tours, or the safest and most convenient beaches for children of all ages, we are here to guide you in designing the perfect vacation to suit your family. Small Distinctive Hotels is proud to present a whole range of options for that memorable family vacation.

Children are more than welcome here in Costa Rica, and no matter what age, you can rest assured that there will be not just suitable activities here, but there will be plenty of fun and exciting experiences your children can collect and take home making it a memorable family vacation in Costa Rica



Located at less than two hours driving from San José, on top of a rainforest hilltop with breathtaking views with at its feet a picture perfect private beach, you will find Hotel Villa Caletas. This is an excellent place to relax and peacefully share all the adventures of your family vacation in Costa Rica. On the sunny Guanacaste, located in a privileged area outside of town, at the end of the bay and directly on the beach of Tamarindo, Hotel Capitan Suizo rests on one of the most popular and beautiful swimming beaches of Costa Rica. Is there a better way to surprise your children than with a real tropical jungle adventure? Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge located in the Osa Peninsula/ Golfo Dulce Region provides the exact right setting.

With a tranquil beach in its front yard, and thousands of acres of tropical rainforest in its backyard, this natural playground offers a wide range of activities for children young and old. What better way to enjoy the best of the Costa Rica Central Pacific that enjoy a secluded beachfront Hotel like Alma del Pacifico, just 30 minutes driving from Jaco, a paradise for surfer, or from a jewel as the well-known Manuel Antonio National Park, where adults and kids spend time swimming in pristine and warm waters or admiring monkeys, scarlet macaws, sloths or even deers. Also Parrita – works as a base place to move and enjoy other adventures activities such canopy tours, sport fishing, diving, rafting … just discover it!


Small Distinctive Hotels is pleased to present the many possibilities our hotels offer for a memorable family vacation. Costa Rica is full beautiful and exotic locales that families can discover with us while feeling the comfort of knowing that our hotels offer not only the expected high quality, comfort and service.

All the hotels in the collection of Small Distinctive Hotels offer great activities and attractions for the joy and fun of kids of all ages. From Volcano tours, all the way to the rim of the crater, impressive waterfalls, feeding a humming bird while standing on their hand, zip lining full of adrenaline, learning from the most important cloud forest in the world and much more are just some of the excellent activities that will make your children learn a lot while they are having the best of times.

Do not hesitate in contact us or any of our hotels and we will be more than happy to assist you in your family trip.


On the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park just one hour from the San José International Airport, the award winning Peace Lodge introduces its guests to a symphony of purely Costa Rican experiences celebrating the natural wonders of the rain forest and the splendid creatures that inhabit this magical environment. The ultra upscale accommodations are uniquely themed to complement the inherent beauty of its rain and cloud forest setting and the detailed architecture exudes a natural elegance and sophistication with every room. Not far away from the Peace Lodge and San Jose, you will find a countryside dream in Turrialba.

Located in Costa Rica’s lush cloud forest and nestled in the mountaintops of the Monteverde Reserve, the venerable, world-renowned Hotel Belmar offers guests truly unique experiences full of natural wonder, elegance, and warm friendly service – all within an unprecedented sensitivity to the preservation of the environment.

9th Floor
Torre Mercedes Building
San Jose, Costa Rica

Phone: +506 2258-0150
Fax: +506 2258-0153

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