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Do you want your holiday to be exactly the way you always dreamt? No problem, we are the experts in tailor-made packages! Use our Costa Rica Trip Planner below to customize your Costa Rica vacation planning.


Gecko Trail Costa Rica stands for excellence in service to the gay and lesbian (LGBT) community.

If you are looking for excitement and an alternative experience in Central America’s most open and gay-friendly country, make Costa Rica your next destination.聽Over the years, more and more GLBTQ clients choose Gecko Trail Costa Rica to assist them with their travel needs and Costa Rica gay-friendly trip planning.

Travel As You Are

We go above and beyond to make sure you have the best holiday experience Costa Rica could offer! We are dedicated to provide an exciting and diverse travel experience and will offer you the opportunity to discover Costa Rica’s incredible variety of vacation destinations, based on your specific needs and interCosta Rica trip planner - couple_manuelantonioests.

GLBTQ-Owned Businesses

With our wide knowledge of Costa Rica’s gay community, we are able to assist you with your individual questions and concerns. Our constantly expanding network of gay-owned and gay-friendly businesses throughout Costa Rica provides the most up-to-date information regarding any issues and concerns our gay and lesbian visitors to Costa Rica may have.

GLBTQ Packages

We’ve prepared The Bi-Coastal: San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Arenal, and the Caribbean, specifically for the gay and lesbian traveler. This package includes the highlights of natural Costa Rica and gay hot spots. And we can customize any of our Costa Rica travel packages with gay owned or gay-friendly hotels.

All these packages are self-guided and can be booked here directly starting any date you like. If you prefer an even more individualized travel experience, we will be happy to create a customized itinerary better suited to your interests and expectations.


Recommended Packages for Gays and Lesbians


Costa Rica with Kids!聽Many of us here at Gecko Trail have kids. We have traveled with them all over Costa Rica and even the world. We have it down to an art!

Costa Rica is nature鈥檚 playground, which makes it an ideal travel destination for families of all ages. Whether your children enjoy high-adrenaline activities like zip line, surfing, and rafting, or prefer to take it easy on the beach or in the pool, Costa Rica provides a family-friendly getaway.

Outdoor Explorers

Costa Rica is a utopia for kids who like to be outside, and particularly those who love animals. This is a great opportunity for kids to see animals like sloths, monkeys, frogs, toucans, snakes and much more!

Our Experience is Your Benefit

Thanks to our extensive knowledge of Costa Rica and our experience traveling with our children, we are the experts in recommending the best hotels, tours and transportation services for families with all ages of children. While we offer several packages geared toward families, we are also happy to customize your family trip to Costa Rica based on personal needs and expectations.


Recommended Packages for Family Holidays


It can be a headache attempting to please everyone in a group when everyone has different tastes and budgets.聽Lucky for you, in Costa Rica, we are all about eliminating stress and enjoying life!

We are here to offer you the solution to your group travel needs: a single point of contact, expertise, assistance before and during your travel and best of all, an open ear for all the questions the group may have.

All of our packages are suitable for groups. As always, we are happy to create a customized package that will please all the members of your group. Please contact us directly for options and customized packages!

Drive and Sleep

Gecko Trail staff is currently designing Road Trip Packages for the website. If you are interested in this option, please contact our staff directly for a customized package.


Many couples like to travel together because nothing spells romance like exploring a new, exciting place with the one you love. If romance if what you seek on your vacation, Costa Rica is perfect for romantic vacations!

Stunning sunsets, breathtaking beaches, lush landscapes, misty mountains, sultry hot springs and the soothing sounds of nature create an Eden-like backdrop to an unforgettable getaway. Passion abounds in Central America鈥檚 natural masterpiece to provide an enchanting experience for all visitors. There is no limit to the number of activities that couples can enjoy together in Costa Rica.

Explore & Relax

The adrenaline rush from the many tours around the country will have your blood pumping. In fact, it will bring you and your partner closer together than ever before! However, if you and your partner aren鈥檛 feeling very adventurous and just hope to unwind, Costa Rica offers the ideal scenery and natural beauty to relax and take it easy.

Discover Romance

Long walks on the beaches of Costa Rica are second to none and the plethora of restaurants that offer outdoor dining will be sure to please all palates. Soak in the revitalizing waters of the hot springs or cool off in a refreshing natural pool beneath a cascading waterfall. There’s no shortage of romance in the land of Pura Vida!

Honeymoon Away

Costa Rica鈥檚 romantic ambiance bestows upon us a flawless setting for a honeymoon in Costa Rica or a wedding in Costa Rica. It is often ranked as one of the world鈥檚 top locations for both weddings and honeymoons, and this comes as no surprise to anyone who has visited this natural gem.

We have the expertise necessary to plan an extraordinary wedding or honeymoon. Contact us directly about the Costa Rica wedding packages that we offer and we are more than excited to make your special day/moment remarkable!


Recommended Romantic Holidays


Costa Rica is nature鈥檚 playground and as home to nearly 5% of the world鈥檚 biodiversity, the beauty here is unlike anywhere else in the world.

The flora and fauna of Costa Rica is truly impressive and even the most well-traveled visitors are left in awe of this small, yet gorgeous nation. Costa Rica is home to over 9,000 species of plant life ranging in every shape and color from your wildest imagination. When it comes to fauna, Costa Rica is king.

Wild Wildlife

With over 500,000 species of wildlife, Costa Rica is a nature lover鈥檚 dream. From monkeys, sloths, snakes, birds, lizards, dolphins, fish, coatis, frogs, anteaters and so much more, Costa Rica is the diverse homeland to many animals.

Adrenaline-Packed Adventures

Just like the diversity of flora and fauna, Costa Rica is also home to a wide variety of adrenaline-packed adventures. We are the original home of the zip line/canopy tour, after all! The tours in Costa Rica range from relaxing to extreme and everything in between.

For those who like to get their blood pumping, Costa Rica boasts whitewater rafting, snorkeling, kayaking, jungle hikes, boating, canyoning, horseback riding, sailing, mountain biking and much more. One thing is for certain; you will never get bored in Costa Rica!


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