Planning a Team Building, Incentive or Corporate Event in Costa Rica
by Christine Krishnan, Community Outreach
Team-building activities for Meetings & Incentive groups, students and corporate events have become pretty mainstream - every one is doing it now and many are seeing real advantages to booking these types of activities for their groups. In fact, the adventure activities we do at Desafío Adventure Company are already perfect scenarios for getting your people to work as a team: rafting, canyoning, stand up paddling and much more.
Stand Up Paddle Corporate Team Building Event on Lake Arenal.
We have now added special twists to these activities and put together complete team-building retreats, as well as fun, entertaining and educational one-day events. We customize our Team Building activities to fit your organization's needs so you can receive the best return on your investment.
Working with the Children in the local communities in Costa Rica.
Here is a comment about our activities in "The Meeting Planner" magazine:
"...Cisewski worked with Wezel to plan E-pro Direct's recent retreat in Costa Rica. It's a destination Cisewski says is a 'spot-on hit for anyone 25 to 55' because it offers unparalleled natural beauty, outstanding service, unique adventure opportunities, a focus on eco-friendly living and nonstop flights from several U.S. cities into the recently renovated Liberia International Airport. It's also one of the most popular vacation spots in Central America and carries some bragging rights for those who are able to travel there for business. Wezel says it was obvious that his employees' excitement about being in Costa Rica translated into them being more excited about helping the company grow..."
As you start planning your meeting or group event, have a look at this list of Questions and Answers and let us know if you have any more questions and would like a FREE QUOTE. We are here to help!
Painting a school in Arenal, Costa Rica.
Frequently asked questions about planning a Team Building, Incentive or Corporate Event in Costa Rica:
Q: Is there a minimum or maximum number of people that we need to hold an event?
A: We have helped organize really cool activities for small groups under 10 people up to big events for more than 200 people! Ask for a FREE QUOTE and our Special Events Team will be in touch.
Q: How long do we need for a Corporate Team Building activity?
A: We do Corporate events of varied time-lengths. There are excellent half-day activities like canyoning, Stand Up Paddling, as well as interesting volunteering projects at local schools and more. You can also join us for Multi-Day trips where we organize your lodging, transport and orchestrate your time during your stay to take advantage of company meetings, brainstorming, presentations, fun adventures and mix in some relax time, too!
Q: Are there meeting and conference facilities available?
A: We have several options that have comfortable and modern on site meeting rooms. We are confident we can find a space that is suitable to your requirement.
Q: Where are the eating facilities and what do you serve? Are there vegetarian, gluten free and other dietary restriction food available?
A: Our tours have special facilities and we can cater to your needs. Food in Costa Rica is very natural and are slogan is "No Artificial Ingredients" so it's easy for us to create menu options that suit all types of eaters.
Q: What if it rains?
A: Costa Rica is immersed in deep, lush rainforest and for most of our activities, you're going to get wet anyway! Desafío activities are an excellent wet-weather activities! Tours remain open in just about all weather situations. Rain adds to the fun!
Q: What are your Reservation and Cancellation Policies?
A: We pride ourselves in having the most-flexible cancellation policy in the industry -- our Zero-Penalty Rebooking Fee is ideal for booking your group and we can easily reschedule individual activities at no additional cost. To reserve a Corporate Day Event, we require a one-week advanced payment. For a multiple-day meeting/conference and activities, we require a 50% deposit to secure all of your activities and you can amend numbers or cancel the hotel booking up to 30-days prior to your arrival date and modify activities 48 hours prior to the activity date.
Q: What do we have to bring and wear? Is there a place to put our stuff? Can I bring a camera?
A: Each activity has different recommendations, but for adventure tours, it's best to wear clothes to get wet in, secure shoes and bring an extra change of clothes. Usually your personal items will stay on the van with your driver. You can bring cameras and can purchase dry bags and dry cases at our EGO Store, but we also provide professional photographers on our rafting and canyoning trips who are good at catching you in the thrill of the moment! Groups over 10 get FREE photos on rafting and canyoning. Be sure to read more about our policies and age requirements here.
One group generously donated a series of children's English books.
Another Corporate event put together by Desafio.
We use only the highest quality adventure gear for your Costa Rica events.
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