Do you dream of traveling to Costa Rica with your friends? Planning a group trip can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a daunting task. Between coordinating schedules, choosing accommodations, and deciding on activities, it can be hard to know where to start. But with a little bit of planning and some helpful tips, you can rally your friends and plan an unforgettable trip to this beautiful country.
Here are some steps to help you rally a group of friends to travel to Costa Rica:
Set a date: The first step in planning a group trip is to set a date that works for everyone. Use a scheduling app or poll to find a date that works for the majority of your group. Keep in mind that flights and accommodations may be more expensive during peak travel times, so try to be flexible with your dates if possible.
Book The Villa Mariana: Once you have a date, it's time to book the house. Consider the size of your group to determine whether you will need only the main house (4 bedrooms with space for up to 12 guests) or the main house and the guest house (6 bedrooms with space for up to 16 guests).
Plan your activities: Costa Rica is known for its adventure activities, from zip lining and whitewater rafting to surfing and snorkeling. Our concierge will research the different activities available in the area and reserve them after discussing with the group.
Create a budget: It's important to have a budget in mind when planning a group trip. Consider the cost of cash tips to tour guides and the house staff, transportation, activities, and food and drink. Be sure to factor in some wiggle room for unexpected expenses.
Book your flights: Once you have your date, accommodations, and activities planned, it's time to book your flights. Consider using a travel rewards credit card to earn points and miles that can be redeemed for future trips.
Communicate with your group: Communication is key when planning a group trip. Keep your group updated on the itinerary, budget, and any changes or updates. Consider setting up a group chat or email chain to keep everyone in the loop.
Have fun!: Finally, remember that the goal of a group trip is to have fun and create lasting memories. Relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and make the most of your time in Costa Rica with your friends.
Planning a group trip can be a lot of work, but it's also incredibly rewarding. With these tips, you can rally your friends and plan a trip to Costa Rica that you'll never forget. So start planning, and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!