Oct 31, 2016 · Best of Costa Rica, Family Fun Costa Rica is a rising contender for the title of Best Family Vacation Destination. The intriguing wildlife and picturesque beaches are just a 3-hour flight from major hubs like Miami and Houston, with direct flights now offered from Newark, Chicago, and more.
The Best Family Vacations in Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio: This national park has a bit of everything: miles of idyllic white sand beaches, myriad wildlife (with almost guaranteed monkey sightings), and plenty of tour options. Of the many lodging choices, Hotel Sí Como No —with its spacious tropical suites, two pools, waterslide, and nightly movies—is a good bet.