Costa Rica Gap YearCosta Rica Key Facts
Costa Rica is one of Latin America's best kept secrets, an exotic ecosystem bursting with rare wildlife, lush scenery, stunning beaches and high-octane adventure thrills. Zip-line through a cloud forest or hike up bubbling Volcano Arenal, swim under gorgeous waterfalls or laze on Costa Rica's sunny shores on a fun-packed gap year trip. Volunteer on a conservation, teaching or community project, learn Spanish, see mischievous monkeys or save sea turtles. Whether you feel like a new challenge, an exciting adventure or just want to chill out in gorgeous surroundings, Costa Rica's fragile balance of beauty and nature is an unspoilt paradise just waiting to be explored. If you want the perfect combination of adrenaline-packed activity and lazy days on the beach then Costa Rica is the ideal gap year destination.
Central American Journey
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Visit seven countries on this exciting adventureExperience a 32-day Central American odyssey exploring 7 incredible countries, including Guatemala, Costa Rica and Belize. See Mayan ruins, crystal clear oceans and breathtaking scenery!
Costa Rica Adventure
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Backroads of Central America
18 days from4.5 2
An epic 18-day tour through 4 Central American countriesAn amazing 18 day group tour through four Central American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala!
UItimate Costa Rica
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Learn to Speak Spanish in Costa Rica
2-4 weeks from €1.1284.5 2
Small classes, host families, rapid progressLearn Spanish in Costa Rica and live with a Spanish family in a homestay as you learn a new language and explore amazing Costa Rica on this Spanish-speaking experience!
Volunteer & Learn Spanish in Costa Rica
6-8 weeks from €2.7594.5 6
Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican CultureLearn Spanish is Costa Rica, live with locals in a homestay and volunteer with kids, communities or wildlife conservation projects in this stunning Central American country.
Teaching English in Costa Rica
2-4 weeks from €1.0784.0 1
Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica
2-4 weeks from €764
Help save the turtles and make a difference!Volunteer with Costa Rica's amazing sea turtles and help to protect this endangered species. Intermediate/high level Spanish skills required.
Wildlife Conservation in Costa Rica
2-4 weeks from €764
Have fun with wildlife in stunning Costa Rica!Help conserve and protect native wildlife at conservation projects in Costa Rica on this Spanish-speaking wildlife experience.
Central & South America 360
97 days or longer from €9.197
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