Americas Costa Rica

Our 2015 top-rated destinations

The results are in! We have reviewed our customer feedback on our best trips so far for 2015 and the current winners topping the 'what's hot holiday chart' are Costa Rica and Sri Lanka! It's not surprising as both destinations have a combination of friendly people, diverse and beautiful landscapes, interesting wildlife and lots of exciting activities. But don't just take our word for it...

Costa Rica - a natural paradise

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Top five reasons our clients listed Costa Rica as a favourite:

  • A safe, friendly, well-run country
  • Lots of activities - zip-wiring, horse riding, white-water rafting, canoeing, cycling and walking
  • Diverse landscape - rainforests, volcanoes, Pacific & Caribbean beaches
  • Fascinating and unusual wildlife which makes up 5% of the world's biodiversity
  • Few vaccinations required.

"What a diverse country. We white-water rafted, zip-wired amongst howler monkeys, went on an epic water slide in the forest, rode horses, covered ourselves in volcanic mud, snorkelled with numerous tropical fish, hiked through national parks and saw amazing wildlife from our river boat." - The Calvert family, Rainforests and Volcanoes, Costa Rica

Sri Lanka - Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Whale Watching, Sri Lanka Elephant Ride, Sri Lanka Ceylon Discovery Dinner

Top five reasons our clients listed Sri Lanka as a favourite:

  • Good mix of culture, wildlife, activities and relaxing on palm-fringed beaches
  • A welcoming country with friendly people
  • Amazing guides
  • Learning about local culture, dance, religion, customs and food
  • The only place in the world to watch blue whales so close to land (Nov-July).

"Our Ceylon Discovery trip was fantastic, so varied, no time to get bored! Some of the friendliest people we have ever met in a beautiful country full of treasures both in terms of religion and nature. No one wanted to leave." - The Carley family, Ceylon Discovery, Sri Lanka

Inspired? Find out more about our Costa Rica and Sri Lanka holidays.