Costa Rica

Testing out the Arenal SkyTrek Zip Lines

Arenal SkyTrek Zip Lines Testing out the Arenal SkyTrek Zip Lines.. I tell many of my clients about the zip wire / canopy tours that can be taken in Costa Rica. Several years ago I did the highest & longest ones at SkyTrek Arenal. It was in September, it was raining & I even went through a cloud. I was scared & cannot …

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Costa Rica here I come.. again!

This time next week I will be frantically finishing off all my work so I fly out to San Jose, Costa Rica & forget about work for the next 12 days.. that is the theory anyway!! When I say “fly out” this is said with optimism as we fly Heathrow to Miami with BA. So let’s hope they do not …

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Long awaited news on a direct service to Costa Rica.

British Airways is to launch a new route from London Gatwick to Costa Rica from April 27th, 2016. Clients will no longer have extended journeys because they had to fly via a European or US city. This new direct flight only takes 10 hours 40 mins to get there & 10 hours 15 mins to come back.. Happy days. BA …

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Jan Rubin

Hi Fiona, The local guides from ” Holiday Designers ” were all pleasant, helpful and extremely knowledgeable ,so please forward our thanks to them. All the hotels we stayed in were excellent of their kind, but two we were less enthisiastic about were at Arenal & Manuel Antonio. They were not our kind of hotel whereas Zandari was ! There …

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Fiona Returns from Costa Rica

I have just come back from another amazing trip to my beloved Costa Rica. Even going in what is classified as one of the wettest months, did not spoil the trip. It did rain but usually by 4 or 6pm, with the rest of the day being glorious. On this trip I wanted to visit the Southern Caribbean coast, then …

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The ultimate wedding gift – Your Honeymoon!

Worldwide Holidays, specialists in tailor made holidays to exotic locations, have developed the ultimate wedding gift – your honeymoon.  Our  innovative and exciting wedding list service allows honeymoon couples to chose a dream honeymoon destination and provides your wedding guests, family & friends the opportunity to contribute towards its cost, or alternatively, buy special activities for you to experience on …

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Costa Rica ranked #5 greenest country against climate change

Tico Times, a Costa Rican online newspaper has recently reported that Costa Rica has been ranked the 5th greenest country against climate change. The study conducted by the universities of Yale and Columbia noted that Costa Rica is the only country in the top 10 which is outside of Europe that features in the rankings. In addition according to the United …

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Costa Rica becomes real

This year finds me virtually ‘full-on Costa Rica’, after spending the last four years with Worldwide as a part-timer. Wow! What a surprise therefore to find myself landing with Geoff, my husband, in San Jose in the run up to it in November – a great opportunity to see and experience all the wonderful places I’d heard so much about. …

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Discover a new age of sail…

Cruising Costa Rica We are very excited to have the magnificent Tall ship the Star Clipper sailing along the coast of Costa Rica this winter – it will be an amazing relaxing way to visit Costa Rica and the neighboring countries and within Costa Rica explore national parks not accessible by road. It was my task to go and check-out …

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Costa Rica here I come

My next visit to Costa Rica. I am planning my holiday / work trip to Costa Rica for May. This time I am going to re-visit Tortuguero as it has been a while since I last went there. I really want to check out Manatus Lodge as it looks beautiful & very comfortable. Then to Tiskita Lodge for a couple …

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Our New Destination – Argentina

As our clients know we specialise in travel to countries that we feel offer something extraordinary & unique. Our portfolio ranges from the undiscovered stunning wilderness of Madagascar to the ancient civilisations of Jordan, Sri Lanka & Peru to a more recent history of Cuba to the abundant nature of Costa Rica, Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands. As some of …

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I am now an adrenaline junkie – sort of!!

As any of my existing clients will already know I LOVE Costa Rica. It is without doubt the most special country I have ever visited or sold. In the 10 years I have been working here and selling Costa Rica I have always had amazing trips there and all our returning clients also come back loving this very special destination. …

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No place like Costa Rica

I have just had another fantastic holiday to Costa Rica. I have been specialising in this amazing country for over 8 years & I can honestly say that I have never sold (in the 20 years I have worked in the travel industry) or travelled to a country as special & wonderful in every way as Costa Rica! It is …

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Fiona’s first love

My next visit to Costa Rica is only weeks away and I can’t wait to return to this truly amazing country, it remains my first love and every time I leave I experience a genuine sense of sadness, not only for this country but for its warm and generous people. In my opinion there is no other country in the …

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