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Costa Rica Expeditions

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Costa Rica Expeditions, unique travel experiences since 1978.
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Hours Today: 5:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Barrio Escalante Barrio Escalante, Avenida 3 entre calle 25 y 29. | 69 Avenida 3, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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+506 2521 6099
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We used Costa Rica Expeditions to help plan our first (and not last!) trip to Costa Rica. We worked with Luis to craft an itinerary that had a good balance of activities and rest time, and he delivered a spectacular trip. Based on what we...More

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Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Chris T, Thank you for taking the time to share your review in TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that will use our services next time you visit Costa Rica. Our Travel Planners have between 6 - 25 years of experience designing customized vacations...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

From the first phone call with Senior Travel Planner, Priscilla Jimenez, to the last Adios at the Monteverde Lodge, Costa Rica Expedition provided us with a well organized & wonderful itinerary. Priscilla listened to what we were hoping to see & do & then tailored...More

Thank Travel627157
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Travel62715, Heartfelt thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your experience with us. One of the reasons that people choose to work with CRE is that our itineraries are customized for each person, couple, family, groups of friends, you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I stayed at Monteverde Lodge and Gardens for our honeymoon at the beginning of November. The staff was amazing! Every person took the time to learn our name and know a little bit about us personally. We did a number of excursions...More

Thank Kate Z
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Kate Z, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. Monteverde Lodge and Gardens is owned by Costa Rica Expeditions, we are a full service inbound tour operator, we design customized itineraries for guests. We also own the Tortuga...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an incredible trip to Costa Rica (Nosara, Manuel Antonio & Arena) due to the Costa Rica Expeditions team -- especially supported by Yorleny. They asked all the right questions ensuring the trip they organized would be perfect for our family, and facilitated booking...More

Thank brigalexander
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear brigalexander, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with TripAdvisor community. You mentioned what an incredible trip you had especially supported by Yorleny and You’re right. Our Travel Planners have between 6 - 25 years of experience designing customized vacations for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had never booked a vacation with a company before, so we were nervous to do so. However, this was an incredible experience from start to finish. Our trip was 100% tailored to us, and every transfer guide, driver, and tour guide...More

Thank Erin W
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Erin W, Heartfelt appreciation for taking the time to write your comments on TripAdvisor. One of the reasons that people choose to work with CRE is that our itineraries are customized for each person, couple, family, groups of friends, you name it. Our Wish...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about every guide and/or driver I had on this trip. They were so knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, and patient with my Spanish. Tortuga lodge was rustic but beautiful. I only wish the food selection was a little better but I understand it...More

Thank Lauren M
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lauren M, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with our company on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the assistance of our guides and drivers with your Spanish. You mentioned that you would have liked a better...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip and activities met all my expectations. They met my budget requirements, yet the accomodations and tour guides were top rate. All my rides were on time and very courteous. I especially liked the Sky Trek and zip line tour at Monteverde. Every detail...More

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Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sightsee23747456049, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us on TripAdvisor. It's great to hear that instead of worries of any kind, you were able to just relax and enjoy your vacation time in Costa Rica. As a company, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic time for a family of 6 spanning 7yrs to 14yr kids. Hiking, pedal boarding, surfing, exploring. Great experience for the kids and adults. Costa Rica Expeditions made the travel stress free and their guides/contractors were all on time, friendly, experienced and fun. Thank you!More

Thank Gerald K
Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Gerald K, Thank you for sharing your comments with TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time with your family and the experience was great for everyone. We believe that the way to do that is to create a...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

I wanted to take my children and grandchildren (ages 8,10,18 and 20) on a vacation that would be something that we will all remember as an amazing place with amazing things to do together. Working with Priscilla was the first step towards making this happen....More

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Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dear kmtrax, Heartfelt thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your experience with us. We understand how hard it is to get a family where there are parents, adult children, significant others and grandchildren. All spending their precious little vacation...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

I highly recommend using Costa Rica Expeditions with their wonderful travel planners, experienced guides, and resorts at Tortuguero and Monteverde. I gave our travel planner a conflicting list of priorities for my husband, 20-yr old daughter, and me. Elena Monge did a great job of...More

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Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Costa Rica Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear juyehara75, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with our company and for giving us your recommendation. We are delighted to hear that you and your family had fun in Costa Rica sharing some time with William and Max, practicing...More

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Trek49017915456
13 November 2018|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
The best way to design an itinerary for you taking into consideration the places you want to see and your physical limitations, would be to schedule a phone call with one of our Travel Planners. Based on what you share with... More
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Ian T
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Response from mrich13575 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. Costa Rica Expeditions is your best choice.
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21 November 2016|
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Hi, Space over the Christmas holiday is tight. If you want to plan an itinerary, my suggestion would be that you contact us directly so we can see whether or not the space is available for the exact dates you plan travel... More
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