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A holiday designed just for you to suit your tastes and budget.
Join a convivial small group holiday to explore Costa Rica with an experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guide.
Take the family on a very special trip.
Costa Rica is a dream destination for a honeymoon with a difference.
Read what our customers say about their trips to Costa Rica
Costa Rica from the Caribbean to the Pacific
Visit Costa Rica's main wildlife locations.
Make the most of a short visit to Costa Rica.
Top wildlife experiences at the best hotels & lodges
Just the thing for a relaxing getaway or a honeymoon.
Action-packed for lively friends and families.
Step into the natural side of Costa Rica.
A wonderful welcome by two special communities.
An adventurous and very varied mini-expedition.
Costa Rica's classic highlights.
Lush, wild, remote.
Ranchlands, volcanoes and great beaches.
Explore undiscovered Costa Rica.
Go as you please at bargain prices outside the busiest time of year.
An enthralling escorted tour with the accent on nature and wildlife.
Easily to add almost any holiday design here.
Excellent wildlife in the far southwest of Costa Rica
A well-nigh perfect itinerary for a trip dedicated to Costa Rica's birds.
Helpful advice and expert knowledge is just a phone call away.
Best times, busiest times, and times to avoid.
Lots of choices: stylish, rustic, urban, beach …
Four options for getting about in Costa Rica.
We can book your flights, or you could book your own if you prefer.
Combine a trip to Costa Rica with neighbouring Panama or Nicaragua.
Some of the best locations to experience lowland rainforest
Ranchlands, quiet Pacific beaches and bustling resorts.
Dramatic volcanoes and cloud forest reserves
The heart of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica's lively capital city.
A long sweep of coast with lots of variety.
Mountain peaks, paramo vegetation and high farmlands.
Dense forest, gorgeous bays, nature at its finest and wildest.
Costa Rica's long Caribbean coast has a quiet natural vibe.
Glide along narrow river and creeks amid towering forests with plentiful wildlife.
Very dense lowland tropical forests with thick canopies and complex ecosystems.
Mountain forests, cool and moist, with orchids, birds and tree ferns.
Scarce in the tropics, forests bare of leaves in the dry season, with the potential for excellent widlife viewing.
Costa Rica's 4 species of monkey
No animal could seem more content with its existence then the sloth…
The emblem of Central America: the Resplendant Quetzal
Costa Rica's colourful tree frogs and dart frogs are cute beyond belief.
5 of the world's 7 species of turtle nest in Costa Rica.
Find your perfect beach.
Costa Rica's 200 volcanoes include some of the most dramatic in the Americas.
For excellent wildlife, Tortuguero in north-east Costa Rica can easily be added to the start or end of almost any itinerary, and complement self-drive trips very well
Customer rating 100%
Tortuguero's inland waterways are one of the very best places in Costa Rica to see wildlife. Turtles nest on its ocean beaches.
Early in the morning you are collected from your hotel in San José and transferred by shuttle-bus to the dock for Tortuguero, with a stop for breakfast en route. You board a motor boat for the journey to your mid-range lodge. Stay 2 nights full board including daily wildlife viewing excursions with resident naturalist guides, shared with other guests.
A full day at Tortuguero with an excursion by boat through the quiet river channels of the national park.
This morning you take the boat back to the dock, where a shuttle-bus collects you and returns you to San José, stopping for lunch en route at a restaurant near Guápiles. To combine with a selfdrive option your hire car can be delivered to you here (for onwards travel to Sarapiquí or Arenal), or in San José in the late afternoon.
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We were very impressed with Geodyssey who provided a very polished service. We felt we had the right amount of time everywhere and thoroughly enjoyed the trip.
Masaya volcano, Panama Canal
We had a really good trip to Costa Rica and organisationally everything worked out well.
The itinerary worked really well covering a broad range of habitats. All the accommodation was very comfortable with good food and friendly service. Transport arrangements worked out well. All in all a highly enjoyable holiday, hopefully we will be able to return some time in the future.
All boat trips were outstanding
This was our first trip of this type and we found the whole experience a real adventure. We didn’t know what to expect but we were really impressed by the standard of the lodges and hotels we stayed in. Thank You for helping to make this such a wonderful experience for us.
Tortuguero, La Selva, Arenal. Difficult to pick a best part as they were all so diverse
We were delighted with all aspects of the trip and would definitely recommend Geodyssey.
Arenal, Tortuguero, Manuel Antonio
From start to finish this was handled very well.
Well done Tenille and Geodyssey!
The wildlife tours were all excellent and seemed to be timed to avoid the rain
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Average rating 4.5 (206 ratings)
Mawamba Lodge is set amongst 15 acres of lush tropical gardens and within easy walking distance of Tortuguero village. The hotel's 54 rooms blend perfectly with the surrounding exuberant jungle vegetation. From the basic wooden bungalows you can hear a cacophony of sounds as you lie in bed. Ranchos with hammocks tucked away in the gardens are perfect for relaxing after a day of adventure. Private nature trails and an open sky butterfly farm provide the opportunity to discover different species of trees, palms trees, heliconias and many other plant species that abound in the tropical rainforest. There is also a red-eyed tree frog project by the swimming pool, bar and a buffet style restaurant. The package here includes all meals, morning and afternoon boat trips through the canals to observe the abundant wildlife. Although rustic, we like this lodge for its size and position in Tortuguero.