Explore Costa Rica

One of the world’s most desirable destinations, you can experience a luxury family volunteer vacation in Costa Rica. World-leading in eco-luxury, this is our most popular destination. 

It has awe-inspiring scenery and diverse ecosystems.

Your family can make a difference conserving wildlife, helping at a free medical clinic, teaching computer skills, and more.

luxury family volunteer vacation in Costa Rica

Costa Rican Highlights

Home to 5% of the world’s biodiversity, including sloths, monkeys, pumas and even jaguars, as well as opportunities to surf, snorkel, zip line, make chocolate, visit a Fair Trade organic coffee farm, and much more.

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Costa Rican Eco-Luxury

It also boasts some of the most impressive eco-luxury accommodation in the world. Some of our favorites are Kasiiya Tented Camp, Four Seasons, Andaz and El Mangroove in Papagayo, El Silencio Lodge in Bajos del Toro, Pacuare Lodge on the Pacuare River, Lapa Rios in Corcovado, and Nayara Tented Camp and Tabacon Resort in Arenal.

luxury family volunteer vacation in Costa Rica

Make a Difference

Many options on a luxury family volunteer vacation in Costa Rica! You can care for monkeys, parrots, sloths and more at a wildlife rescue center, conserve turtles on a beautiful beach, teach computer skills to young children hungry to improve their skills, renovate classrooms, or lend a hand at a free medical clinic.

Suggested Itinerary for a Luxury Family Volunteer Vacation in Costa Rica

Example Price: US$7,240 per adult, US$5,590 per child under 12

This adventure enables you to help care for animals at a wildlife rescue center, as well as visit a Fair Trade coffee farm, Poas and Arenal Volcanos, relax in hot springs, and thrill with zip lining and white-water rafting, all in eco-luxury.

Trip Highlights

  • Caring for, and learning all about, monkeys, parrots, and more
  • Fair Trade coffee tour
  • Be in awe of Poas volcano
  • Hike around Arenal volcano
  • Go zip lining through the rainforest
  • Night jungle nature walk
  • Thrill with white-water rafting in the Pacuare River

Price Includes

  • 5 Star Eco-Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private Airport transfers
  • Expert local guides
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Volunteering costs
Note: Price excludes international flights
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Sample Day by Day

Note: This is a sample itinerary only which is to be customized to your exact requirements

Highlights of a Luxury Family Volunteer Vacation in Costa Rica

There is so much to see and do – Papagayo, Arenal volcano, Osa Peninsula, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, and Tortuguero are amongst the most popular regions.

Hotels and lodges shown here are examples of what we call “eco-luxury”, meaning you minimize any environmental impact whilst retaining your creature comforts. 

Costa Rica has the most extensive range of incredible eco-luxury accommodation; some of our favorites are: Pacuare Lodge, El Silencio, Tabacon Resort, Kasiiya, Nayara Tented Camp, Lapa Rios, Four Seasons, Arenas del Mar, El Mangroove, Punta Islita, Xandari, Finca Rosa Blanca and Playa Nicuesa.

How to help in Costa Rica

There are many ways you can make a difference on a luxury family volunteer vacation in Costa Rica. Connect closer with your kids as you conserve wildlife, turtles, teach computer skills, renovate classrooms, and assist at a medical clinic.

luxury family volunteer vacation in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue center

Care for monkeys, parrots and more and help them rehabilitate, whilst learning an enormous amount about these fascinating animals.

Note – this is a popular example of how you can help in this region, and we delight in crafting trips to your exact preferences.