Cooking with a Costa Rican familiy

2 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


We are a small Costa Rican family of 5, made up of Lidiana, Eddie, our sons Aaron, Edison and our daughter in law Tiffany. We also have 3 cats and a dog.
We are determined to improve ourselves day by day, our main objective as a Costa Rican family and peasant, is to maintain our customs, traditions and share them with visitors so they can feel at home and part of our family.


  • Lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What to expect

After booking our experiences, you will arrive at our kitchen where you will be very welcome and where you will share a good time with an authentic Costa Rican family.
After introducing ourselves and getting to know each other over a refreshing drink, we will take you on a tour of our organic garden, where you will learn about the different crops and aromatic plants, followed by picking some of the ingredients that we will use for the preparation of our dish.
When we return to the kitchen we will prepare a refreshing mojito to proceed to prepare a typical dish with fresh ingredients, produced by us and our neighbors.
At the end of the preparation of the dish, we will consume everything prepared in a family atmosphere.
If you come with more time than agreed there is a good chance to observe some animals such as frogs, birds and sloths that live in our garden.

Sample Menu

• Chicken rice - Shredded chicken, a special marinade sauce, Vegetables, spices are added to the rice mixture.
• Typical desserts - Organic fruit honeys

Additional information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
November 2022

What a wonderful evening! We were warmly welcomed by Edison, Aaron, and Tiffany, introduced to the family pets, and taken on a tour of their garden and farm to start. We saw a sloth, toucans, the family chickens, and their bees. The garden has an incredible amount of herbs and veggies and fruits ...

October 2022

We did a cooking class with 12 people (all our family) and everyone had a great time. This was the best food we ate anywhere. The class was very hands on - everyone was very involved in the entire cooking process. Before cooking, we had a tour of the farm and got to taste and see many differe...

July 2022

This was one of my top favorite experiences of my 10 day stay in Costa Rica. We started with a tour of the family's extensive garden, with a beautiful vista of Arenal and the surrounding hills in the background. The family was super knowledgeable and taught us about most of the herbs, fruits, and...

July 2022

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. Lidiana and her family made us feel like family from the second we got there. The garden and the grounds were breath taking and the food we made was truly spectacular. We had such good conversations and a really wonderful time. After our m...

June 2022

We stayed at this family's home and opted for the cooking class. What a treat! We have 3 boys: 16, 14 and 10 ... the 16YO picked a "special" Costa Rican meal ... chicken with rice, beans and veggies, a salad, fried plantains and dessert. As a family, we prepared the meal ... with guidance fro...

May 2022

Wonderful experience! We highly recommend this cooking class with our new friends! We learned a lot about the plants and had fun cooking and eating the delicious food. The property is beautiful and well maintained.

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