Costa Rica is the friendliest most sustainable country earth and in the  delightful forest setting of Forest Garden Shovelstrode travel five o entertained clients & guests to a Costa Rica evening.

” Never before have we presented Costa Rica in such an inspirational place as FGS ~ Pura Vida”

Carlos Blanco – Travel Excellence Costa Rica

A 60 minute whistle stop discovery of Costa Rica had guests enthralled and eager to know more about why the friendliest and safest place in Latin America should top your holiday wish list.

Wines from Chile, Argentine empanadas and coffee specially flown in from Costa Rica gave a latin flavour to the evening.

Guests were presented with their own pack of coffee so they could take the taste of ‘PURA VIDA’ home, courtesy of travel five o and our Costa Rican partners Travel Excellence.

Nestled between the Caribbean sea and the Pacific ocean and five times smaller than the UK, Costa Rica is Central America’s little gem. Hosting 6% of the world’s biodiversity in 0.03% of the world’s surface, this land of volcanoes, rainforests and cloudforests is teeming with wildlife. Costa Rica is the happiest and most sustainable country on earth, come and discover for yourself the adventure that is ‘Pura Vida’ with travel five o.

When we say teeming with wildlife, Costa Rica is the bucket list destination for those who want to get off grid and up close to nature. More than 850 species  of birdlife make Costa Rica a birders paradise.

Whales migrate down to the warm waters of the Osa Peninsula to calve and five of the world’s seven turtle species nest of Costa Rica’s Atlantic and Pacific beaches.

On land, rainforests and cloudforests are home to sloths, monkeys, frogs and more butterflies than are found across Europe.

Costa Rica invented the zip wire and know a thing or two about adventure. Kids and octogenarians alike soar above the rainforest canopy whilst hanging bridges & walkways provide dramatic views over the cloudforest.

Costa Rica is as active or relaxed as you want it to be with just about every outdoor activity on offer on land and water.

There are more than 100 volcanoes in Costa Rica, 5 of them remain active. The most famous Arenal, towers majestically over Costa Rica’s largest land locked lake a popular base for hiking, walking, kayaking, fishing and horseriding.

Crossing lake Arenal by water taxi as you head off to the cloudforest in Montenverde is an experience not to be missed.

Easily accessible by road and air there are 300 beaches stretching the coastline of the Caribbean and the Pacific where you can kick back and relax. Friendly, laid back beach towns contrast with hidden lodges and a chilled mix of surfing and yoga make for the ‘Pura Vida’ beach vibe. Somewhere in Costa Rica there is a beach with your name on it and travel five o will find it for you.

Friendly, professional guides bring your Costa Rica experience alive with their depth of knowledge and enthusiasm. Private or shared transfers make getting around easy and travel five o have first hand experience of self driving in Costa Rica. Direct flights from Gatwick and departures via Europe or the USA provide a wide range of value and choice.

travel five o are friendly, expert travel professionals who know Costa Rica. We listen to your ideas, share our knowledge and use our exceptional travel knowhow to create bespoke travel plans and escorted group tours.

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