Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Returning to CR with Toddlers, need advice on destinations

Jump to last reply

My husband and I travel internationally (and through the US) quite a bit. We have gone to CR twice previously in 2005 and 2008. It is the only place we loved so much that we returned. In 2005 we did Arenal, Montezuma and the Malpais area. In 2008, we did La Carolina and then returned to Malpais.

Since it has been 5 years, we are itching to return in 2014. However, this time we will have our kids (ages 5 and 4) with us. It will also be their first trip out of the US. We have been traveling internationally without them until now when we think they will really start enjoying it.

My question is, where should we go? We will most likely only have 8 or 9 days. One thought is to rent a house on the beach down in Santa Teresa. We just loved those beaches and would enjoy tam g the kids where we had so many memories. We've also been interested in Bosque and Drake's Bay. We aren't a resort family but know traveling with toddlers will be different than on our own.

Any advice?

7 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Where should we spend four nights in Maya Riviera?
  2. 2 Trip Report Hopefulist in Guatemala, Spring 2015
  3. 3 ADO Bus Ticket Question
  4. 4 Panama-like canal in the near future for Nicaragua?
  5. 5 Advice desired for a family trip to costa rica
  6. 6 Honeymoon Planning - help wanted!
  7. 7 help with getting from to Oaxaca to Merida via bus- w/ stops, of course!
  8. 8 What's the best hotel in the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica?
  9. 9 SFO to Mexico_5 days total
  10. 10 CasaMagana Marriott Puerto Vallart
  11. 11 Trip Report Family Fun in Dominical-Trip Report
  12. 12 Solo Female traveler in Mexico- please review my rough itinerary
  13. 13 Tamarindo, Costa Rica, in July
  14. 14 Injury on the Belize Zip- need legal advice
  15. 15 New Large Resort in Tela Honduras
  16. 16 Merida-where to stay
  17. 17 Mexico City Hotels
  18. 18 Tips re Puerto Vallarta
  19. 19 Traveling to Mexico City in April and need guidance
  20. 20 Trip Report Review of JW Marriott Guanacaste
  21. 21 Snorkeling
  22. 22 Guadalajara vs Mexico City in June, 5 nights
  23. 23 Wanted - Family Resort with Great Food - Cancun - Playa del Carmen
  24. 24 Nicaragua April 1-11 - OK time to go?
  25. 25 Cancun or Playa del Carmen
View next 25 » Back to the top