How does a family adventure sound for your next family holiday?TravelLocal is an innovative travel company, that is all about bespoke travel with a difference. From traditional cooking classes in Burma, to ziplining through rainforest canopies and searching for caimans and toucans in Costa Rica; TravelLocal has a range of family-friendly holidays, crafted by their experts in each country.
Here is a selection of sample itineraries perfect for all the family:
Families can enjoy a range of thrilling experiences, from washing retired elephants in the rivers of Green Hill Valley to making traditional Shan umbrellas and learning about Burma’s ancient cultures. Visit the fascinating Kyun Thiri Village & Monastic School, join the ‘Bamboo Delight’ cooking classes to learn how to prepare local Burmese cuisine and explore a variety of bustling local villages, meeting the locals. Combining both the adventurous traditions of Myanmar locals with exciting activities for the kids, this trip will keep the entire family content.
This trip is both fun and educational. Get to know colonial cities, nature reserves and their unique ecosystems, and see towering volcanoes and untouched beaches where turtles come to nest. Visit chocolate workshops at the ChocoMuseo and enjoy a twilight tour of active Masaya Volcano, complete with boiling lava. From exploring the beautiful rainforest at Ometepe, to turtle watching at San Juan del Sur, memories created during this diverse holiday will be cherished for years to come.
Families can raft the Sarapiqui river, zipline through rainforest canopies, spot incredible wildlife in the Tortuguero National Park, and go on private, guided jungle treks. Get involved with the foodie scene during a chocolate tour at the Tirimbina Reserve and take part in a cooking lesson with local families. The fun continues with dolphin spotting, surf lessons and waterfall visits.
Best time to visit: Mid-December to April
Cost: From £1,100 pp, including 13 nights’ B&B and most lunches and dinners*