No one can describe the experience of going to Costa Rica in one of our tours than our clients. We are extremely proud of the feedback we have received from our clients over the years and we would like to invite you to read what they said about our work.
Director of Women's Soccer
IMG Academy Bradenton Florida
The James Madison University women's soccer team's trip to Costa Rica in March was a tremendous experience for everyone. The week was filled with a variety of activities which provided both entertainment and educational value. From white water rafting to spending time working with the turtle habitat, each experience was unique and well planned. The opportunity to see life in the city of San Jose, then the beaches of Domincal is the only way to grasp the culture and daily lives of those living in Costa Rica. Venture Costa Rica did a wonderful job making our trip a memorable one. Their professionalism and organization made the week active and fun. The ability of Venture Costa Rica to meet our individual team needs was unbelievable. This trip will provide the team with a lifetime of memories, but more importantly, new friendships.
Virginia Tech University
Going on a tour with Venture Costa Rica was one the most enjoyable experiences that I have had in my college coaching experience. You can experience everything from the city life in San Jose to zip lining through the tropical forest. The soccer experience was so enjoyable-we had pick up games in the park with the Tico's (locals), indoor soccer, and soccer on the beach. You will not enjoy a better guide than Billy Kingsley.
Women's Soccer Coach
Eastern Mennonite University
Working with Billy Kingsley has been an enriching opportunity for me as a coach as well as for a young team searching for an experience to bring out camaraderie, adventure, and fun. For a team that is looking for a link that will take them from being "good" to "great", Venture Costa Rica certainly has the tools to build qualities for individuals that cannot be achieved by competing in the states. The competition for the athletes was incredible. The training given by Costa Rican experts was high quality. The women respected a different perspective and style that they will be able to carry with them into next year's season.
In our time off from soccer, we went white water rafting, surfing, and four wheeling. Many of our players had never been out of the country, let alone surfing in the pacific ocean. It was amazing to see new friendships emerge within a team and finally a sense of unity among 25 unique individuals. Sharing stories and laughs within the team was great to see, but it was even better when they connected with new people they met along this trip. It was extraordinary.
For a small, Division III Christian University, this opportunity seemed out of reach for a long time before we could agree and commit to it. However, the price that we put into this trip, will never exceed what we got out of it. I am expecting our program to reap the benefits of this experience for years to come.
Head Women's Soccer Coach
James Madison University
James Madison University Women's Soccer spring break trip to Costa Rica was a tremendous experience in soccer, team bonding and experiencing a new culture for the girls. The folks at Venture Costa Rica really sweated the details for us and truly made it a trip of a lifetime for the team.