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1. Your Primary Trip Goal

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The best way to choose your trip goal is to think about how you want to feel when you get back home.

If you are traveling with family and friends or “solo”, we’ll plan your adventures to be serene, dynamic, or a mixture so check all boxes that apply even if they may seem contradictory.

For maximum learning, we may recommend a broader itinerary where your guide will point out places, people, plants or animals and explain their significance and answer questions.

If you’re interested in meeting and connecting with new friends, we recommend a small intimate group, sharing guides, transportation and even helping with your budget costs.

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2. Your vacation Pace & Intensity

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Most people want to visit too many places in too little time.

If you have high energy or are very athletic, we can include lots of adventures but be sure to have us plan for some vacation rest too!

We can plan plenty of time for a hot tub under the stars, a spa, laughing by the pool, or meandearing gently down a river.

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3. Authentic Interactions Local People

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Meet local people at work and at play. They're known for their grace, modesty, friendliness and generosity.

Your guide will translate so you really learn about each other.

Sometimes an invitation to go deeper into their world with them emerges from the connection.

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4. Your Beautiful Romantic Celebration

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You'll encounter an abundance of beauty, sensual sounds, smells, and private luxury.

There's something sensual and romantic about the tropic's lush fertility and diversity that can rekindle passions.

The adventures you share with your love ones add to your lifelong memories.

We love to arrange surprises upon request and out of the blue, if one of you asks us to.

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5. Involving Your Children

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Children thrive with our varied nature activities and adventures, while disconnecting from the usual technology trap. We make sure to make it safe, fun and educutational.

We know what things children find most thrilling, and remember most, and can tune your plans accordingly if you want. We can even arrange a special party.

Whether you're laughing and giggling with them, or discovering adventures together, its a great time to strengthen bonds.

Some lodgings provide separate guided activities for children, and child care.Tell your Planner if that's important to you.

6. Diverse Wildlife

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Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse places on earth.

The best naturalist guides in the world are what make our wildlife observations extraordinary.

Our guides know where there have recently been sightings of rare or endangered species.

See the most important nesting place for Atlantic Green Turtles in the Western Hemisphere.

It's all done from a safe distance, so as to not disturb the nature we're privileged to see.

7. Fascinating Forest Experiences

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See dozens of species of wildlife.

Many of our naturalist guides do bird calls that birds respond to, and guides all point out things you wouldn't notice, and take you where the sightings are.

See the unique vegetation and wildlife in the misty, breezy, cool, cloud forest at 5000 feet.

Imagine being where there are some 1,200 species of wild orchids alone.

Experience the rainforest from a platform 120 feet above the forest floor. Our travelers rave about the experience.

Zip-line through the forest canopy, easily and safely.

8. Experience active Volcanoes

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Costa Rica has several volcanoes at various stages of activity.

Some hotels and lodges offer volcano views from your rooms or social areas.

Tours will take you as close as you can get with safety and guides explain how they formed,change, and patterns of action.

9. Beginner & Advanced River Rafting

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Costa Rica offers of best rivers to enjoy rafting in world!

You can choose from a relaxed float or rough white water rivers (beginner to advanced) all expertly led by extremely experienced guides.

Top safety standards and equipment.

Rest-stops scenes and sightings are part of the adventure, along with gourmet food.

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10. In Nature Water Adventures

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In our jungles and beaches, our adventures are transformed into a connection with and exploration of nature.

Our guides will lead you, insure that you're safe, and look for ways to maximize your enjoyment.

Some sports that used to be hard have become far easier due to the latest equipment.

11. Active Land Sports

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In Costa Rica, these activities are different that in other destinations, because you do them surrounded by fascinating scenery and wildlife.

As your itinerary emerges, we'll recommend those activities where a guide adds a lot.

We provide excellent quality equipment you'll enjoy using.

12. Consider Other Adventures

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If you think of something wonderful you'd like to experience beyond what's on your Wish List, please be sure to put it in comments, below.

13. Upscale Lodging

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You might not expect such luxury in the middle of the jungle.

Check what matters most to you, and we'll find as much of it as we can among the over 50 properties we consider excellent.

Our recommendations are based on over 40 years of arranging vacations for the most sophisticated and demanding travelers in Costa Rica.

The pictures show lodges we own, which has the advantage for you that we integrate all your adventures with what's happening at and around the lodge.

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14. Gourmet & Native Meals

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Just because you're in nature doesn't mean you have to sacrifice great food.

Our trips are good for experiencing delicious native food adventures.

You can let us know about any special dietary restrictions, please be sure to put it in comments, below.

15. Your World class Guides

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Largest staff of prominent biologists, naturalist & ornithologists.

Our guides spend the most time in the field, so they know where and when to take advantage of sightings.

Other companies look to us for their guide training due to our expertise, knowledge and dedication.

We feel so strongly that a guide is the single most important element of a life enhancing trip that we'll give you your money back if you do not agree.

16. Widest choice of Itineraries

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Private Customized Itineraries are more flexible and more expensive than Shared Customized Itineraries. These vacations include private transportation, flexible schedules and tours when guides are included. You have your guide’s undivided attention.

Share Customized Itineraries are less expensive than Private Customized and include shared transportation, fixed schedules, tours and, shared guides when included.

Many guests combine Private transportation and activities for some days Shared options for others.

17. Travel Planners Specialties

Each Planner has several specialties! You can click which specialties you'd like your planner to have.

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Our Master Travel Planners are all Costa Rican, they speak fluent English and Spanish, and they work for us full time.

They'll take care of you as they would a friend, finding creative solutions.

They'll stay in touch with you, and those who serve you, throughout your trip to insure Legendary Service.

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