Costa Rica Tops 2011 Virtuoso Luxe Report for Adventure and Family Travel
The 2011 Virtuoso Luxe Report has confirmed that Costa Rica is the most popular vacation destination for adventure travel in the world! Costa Rica also tops the list for family travel destinations for 2011, coming in at #4 position. For such a small country, there really is something to please every traveler on vacation in Costa Rica. This beautiful nation offers a variety of exiting things to do related to adventure travel, as well as plenty of eco tours and wildlife tours for family vacations in paradise!
The Virtuoso Luxe Report is an annual survey of 6,000 travel advisors in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and predicts luxury travel trends every year. This valuable report collects opinions and tendencies in order to ascertain what motivates today’s luxury travelers.
Costa Rica was listed in first place for the most popular adventure travel destination in the world with 40.53% of the votes, closely followed by South Africa at 32.16%. The Virtuoso Luxe Report revealed Costa Rica as the 4th most popular destination in the world for family vacations, taking in over 25% of the votes. Costa Rica ranked as the seventh most popular international vacation destination for luxury travelers.
Costa Rica’s stunning landscape of lush rainforests, rolling hills and pristine beaches is the perfect setting for some of the world’s most unique vacation options when it comes to adventure tourism and family travel. With an endless amount of outdoor activities you’d be hard pressed to see all of Costa Rica in one visit.
From white water rafting down the Pacuare River, to swimming in the calm waters at the beautiful beach in Manuel Antonio National Park. Travel through the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve on a canopy tour, take an ATV ride through dense rainforest near Playa Jaco, hike through the Arenal Volcano National Park, or just take a dip in the turquoise waters of the Celeste River waterfall in the Tenorio Volcano National Park. From adventure travel to eco tours, there are attractions in Costa Rica to please everyone!
From a windsurfing adventure in Lake Arenal or sports fishing charter in Manuel Antonio, to a scuba diving and snorkeling tour in the South Pacific, it’s difficult to think of another place in the world like Costa Rica. This paradise country guarantees a trip of lifetime for adventure travelers, luxury travelers and family vacations in Costa Rica.