Call us today on

+44 1273 676 712

Antarctica Cruises Argentina Brazil Chile Costa Rica Crossing Borders Ecuador & Galapagos
Nicaragua Peru Portugal Spain Contact us About us Travel Stories

Countryfile Live Costa Rica Competition

Ocean, jungle & mountain adventure

Costa rica samara black faced monkey baby four

Raft white waters through a jungle, look for nesting turtles, wander through the cloudforest and paddle past dolphins. Explore the incredible variety of Costa Rica's wildlife, landscapes and culture on this self-drive adventure from the Caribbean to the Pacific coast.

Fly into San José and set off on your journey driving to the Caribbean coast, central highlands, cloudforest and Pacific coast. Balanced between fantastic wildlife and exhilarating active pursuits, completely off the beaten track - be sure this is a holiday you'll never forget.

Countryfile Live 2017: Win a 12 night holiday for four to Costa Rica with Pura Aventura & British Airways

  • Day 1 - Arrive on BA flight and transfer San José airport to Hotel Bougainvillea (1n)
  • Day 2- Delivery of your 4x4 to your hotel. Drive to Cahuita (approx. 4 hours) where you will stay at Suizo Loco Lodge (3n)
  • Day 3- Cahuita Rainforest Hike (half day)
  • Day 4- Day at leisure
  • Day 5- Drive to Turrialba (approx. 4 hours) where you will stay at Villa Florencia (3n)
  • Day 6- Canyoning & Canopy tour (2 to 3 hours)
  • Day 7- Rafting on Pejibaye River
  • Day 8- Drive to San Gerardo de Dota (approx. 3 hours) where you will stay in a superior bungalow at Dantica Lodge (2n)
  • Day 9- Bird Watching Tour (half day)
  • Day 10 - Drive to Uvita (approx. 2.5 hours) where you will stay in Ocean View superior rooms at La Cusinga Lodge (3n)
  • Day 11 - Snorkel Tour in Marino Ballena National Park (3 hours)
  • Day 12 - Day at leisure
  • Day 13 - Return drive to San José airport for your flight home with BA.

International return flights are included with BA in economy class direct from Gatwick to San José. Travel must be completed by Aug 31st 2018. Blackout dates: 22/12/17 to 01/01/18 and 23/03/18 to 31/03/18. Winner will be selected at random and will be notified by 31 August 2017.

Terms & Conditions: Only one entry form per person. The prize is for two adults, two children* in two rooms and includes economy class BA flights, car hire and activities. Food & drink not included. Exclusion dates apply. Winner will be selected at random after Countryfile Live 2017, and the winner will be notified by email by 31 August 2017. Strictly non transferable, no cash alternative. Full details of holiday can be found at

NOTE: Although we say it’s a family holiday, BA is prepared to take 4 adults and all the ground arrangements are based on 2 rooms, so actually there’s no reason why 4 adults can’t go. If a larger group wants to travel, they are welcome and can pay the difference.

Book Subscribe to The Pothole »