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    • Taxi or ride to local restaurants

      Nosara Feb 12, 2015 at 9:09 AM

      Anyone know a dependable driver to take us from Playa Garza to local restaurants in Nosara?

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    • playa chiquita

      Costa Rica Feb 2, 2015 at 10:29 AM

      we are planning an 8day stay in playa Chiquita in April, would like to know if there are any cheap places to eat/drink in that small town , or do we have to go north to Puerto Viejo for casual food ?

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      San Gerardo de Dota

      Costa Rica Feb 24, 2015 at 6:11 AM

      Has anyone stayed at either of the main eco-lodges in the area? Those being Savegre, Dantica and Trogon Lodge.
      If yes, what did you think?

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    • Where to stay

      Costa Rica Feb 22, 2015 at 11:04 AM

      Planning a trip with husband and daughter (graduation gift). Looking for a resort with close beach access, golf course nearby, shopping, and Eco-adventures including zip lines and waterfalls. Budget friendly but still has a luxury feel. Traveling in March 2016. Are all inclusive resorts better than non inclusive? Is it worth renting a car or use local transportation?

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      Liberia to Panama City

      Costa Rica Jan 30, 2015 at 12:43 PM

      The quickest and cheapest flights I could find flying form Vancouver to Panama City was to land in Liberia as I could not find any direct flights for less than 20 hours.
      I would appreciate any tips on travelling from Liberia to Panama City and back.
      Any connecting flights?
      How are the buses?
      Renting a car is a possibility but as a last resort.
      I have 10 days for my trip.

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    • Spanish + Adventure in Monteverde?

      Monteverde Feb 9, 2015 at 7:29 AM

      Hello, looking for adventure in the area of Monteverde, Costa Rica: zip lining, hanging bridges, natural tours, bird watching, I'd even dare to some bongie. Lookin' to improve my Spanish as well. Can anyone recommend a good place to stay? Thank you, Susan.

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      2-3 weeks Costa Rica Looking for condo/gym/beach/ Pet Friendly/relaxation/Dining PLEASE HELP!

      Costa Rica Jan 29, 2015 at 2:51 PM

      Hello, please help, i have been to Costa Rica but that was over 12 years ago when i was in my early 20's!
      My boyfriend and I and Dog are looking for a needed get away 2-3 weeks. We are both fitness buffs and will need a decent fitness facility near by. I was thinking a vacation rental would be best. I just do not know where to set up home base, I had thought Tamarindo but it looks like that is not as popular anymore? We really want an area that has some night life, fitness, excursions near, relaxing and dog friendly. Can anyone reccomend an area and also accomodation ideas would really be helpful or some links! Thank you!

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      San Gerardo de Dota

      Costa Rica Feb 24, 2015 at 6:11 AM

      Has anyone stayed at either of the main eco-lodges in the area? Those being Savegre, Dantica and Trogon Lodge.
      If yes, what did you think?

      2 Answers Feb 25, 2015 at 5:34 AM
    • Where to stay

      Costa Rica Feb 22, 2015 at 11:04 AM

      Planning a trip with husband and daughter (graduation gift). Looking for a resort with close beach access, golf course nearby, shopping, and Eco-adventures including zip lines and waterfalls. Budget friendly but still has a luxury feel. Traveling in March 2016. Are all inclusive resorts better than non inclusive? Is it worth renting a car or use local transportation?

      2 Answers Feb 22, 2015 at 6:23 PM
    • Taxi or ride to local restaurants

      Nosara Feb 12, 2015 at 9:09 AM

      Anyone know a dependable driver to take us from Playa Garza to local restaurants in Nosara?

      1 Answer Feb 12, 2015 at 9:25 AM
    • Spanish + Adventure in Monteverde?

      Monteverde Feb 9, 2015 at 7:29 AM

      Hello, looking for adventure in the area of Monteverde, Costa Rica: zip lining, hanging bridges, natural tours, bird watching, I'd even dare to some bongie. Lookin' to improve my Spanish as well. Can anyone recommend a good place to stay? Thank you, Susan.

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2015 at 11:48 PM
    • playa chiquita

      Costa Rica Feb 2, 2015 at 10:29 AM

      we are planning an 8day stay in playa Chiquita in April, would like to know if there are any cheap places to eat/drink in that small town , or do we have to go north to Puerto Viejo for casual food ?

      1 Answer Feb 2, 2015 at 11:17 AM
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      Liberia to Panama City

      Costa Rica Jan 30, 2015 at 12:43 PM

      The quickest and cheapest flights I could find flying form Vancouver to Panama City was to land in Liberia as I could not find any direct flights for less than 20 hours.
      I would appreciate any tips on travelling from Liberia to Panama City and back.
      Any connecting flights?
      How are the buses?
      Renting a car is a possibility but as a last resort.
      I have 10 days for my trip.

      2 Answers Jan 30, 2015 at 1:19 PM
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      2-3 weeks Costa Rica Looking for condo/gym/beach/ Pet Friendly/relaxation/Dining PLEASE HELP!

      Costa Rica Jan 29, 2015 at 2:51 PM

      Hello, please help, i have been to Costa Rica but that was over 12 years ago when i was in my early 20's!
      My boyfriend and I and Dog are looking for a needed get away 2-3 weeks. We are both fitness buffs and will need a decent fitness facility near by. I was thinking a vacation rental would be best. I just do not know where to set up home base, I had thought Tamarindo but it looks like that is not as popular anymore? We really want an area that has some night life, fitness, excursions near, relaxing and dog friendly. Can anyone reccomend an area and also accomodation ideas would really be helpful or some links! Thank you!

      6 Answers Feb 3, 2015 at 3:05 AM
    • What to do for 4 hours 1-5pm on a sunday in Puerta Limon

      Puerto Limón Jan 7, 2015 at 2:42 PM

      I am on a cruise stopping in Puerta Limon in two weeks. I have a tour (bus, train and boat) which ends at noon. I'd like to fill the day from 1-4 pm. And shop for coffee at a super market too and maybe try Costa Rican Fast Food. But we are there on a Sunday. Any idea are welcome.

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2015 at 4:14 PM
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      Cerro de la Muerte

      Costa Rica Jan 6, 2015 at 6:31 AM

      I don't see a listing for this locale plus I cant find any reviews?

      16 Answers Jan 7, 2015 at 5:35 AM
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      Moving to Costa Rica

      Costa Rica Jan 2, 2015 at 7:54 PM

      Has any one moved to Costa Rica? Do's and dont's if you care to share...also, how did you find the utilities especially internet speed reliability, etc. Thank you in advance

      4 Answers Jan 9, 2015 at 1:06 PM
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      Turtle Nesting

      Tortuguero Dec 31, 2014 at 8:19 AM

      I have been told that the guides use infra-red light for the tourists to see the turtle nesting. I would like to observe and photograph this, but the websites say that no cameras are permitted. Is there any way I could get permission to use a non-flash digital camera?

      5 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 5:35 AM
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      transportation

      Costa Rica Dec 20, 2014 at 5:18 AM

      does anyone have information on car rentals at the airport and other locations around jaco. how much should it be? where is the best place to rent a car. also is there scooter rentals anywhere.

      2 Answers Dec 20, 2014 at 5:35 AM
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      Costa Rica

      Costa Rica Dec 16, 2014 at 10:53 AM

      Anyone been to Costa Rica lately? Tips on road travel please.

      13 Answers Dec 31, 2014 at 10:57 AM
    • Transportation from Juan Santanaria International to Lafortuna

      San José Dec 15, 2014 at 8:52 AM

      I wondering what is the best way to go La Fortuna from the airport. My flight arrived at 3:45pm.

      Marina

      5 Answers Dec 16, 2014 at 5:04 AM
    • Is cliff jumping at the Nauyaca Waterfalls possible in January?

      Costa Rica Dec 14, 2014 at 4:18 PM

      Traveling to Costa Rica at the end of January. My itenarary includes a trip to the Nauyaca Waterfalls. There is a place there to make a 75ft jump into the water at the base of the falls. During the time of the year when I will be there (dry season?) will there be enough water to do the jumps at the falls?
      Thanks, Brian

      1 Answer Dec 14, 2014 at 9:23 PM
    • Is cliff jumping at the Nauyaca Waterfalls possible in January?

      Costa Rica Dec 14, 2014 at 4:18 PM

      Traveling to Costa Rica at the end of January. My itenarary includes a trip to the Nauyaca Waterfalls. There is a place there to make a 75ft jump into the water at the base of the falls. During the time of the year when I will be there (dry season?) will there be enough water to do the jumps at the falls?
      Thanks, Brian

      1 Answer Dec 14, 2014 at 6:56 PM
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      what type of money is used

      Costa Rica Dec 7, 2014 at 9:05 AM

      what form of currency is accepted in costa rica

      6 Answers Dec 8, 2014 at 7:00 AM
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      Driving in Costa Rica

      Costa Rica Nov 28, 2014 at 10:15 PM

      Hola!
      Ok, we are about to leave for San Jose, then Quepos, with a couple day stop in Cartago for work first. I am braving it by renting a car out of the airport. Two questions please:
      1. For some reason I am kinda nervous about driving in and around San Jose. I speak a bit of Spanish and normally I am an excellent driver (live in LA and have driven in many places). Are there any different rules or customs that will get me in trouble? Should I take this more seriously than just going for it?

      2. My first leg will be driving from the main airport and then down towards Cartago. I see what looks easy in taking Highway 1 to Highway 39 to Highway 2. But I am looking at Google earth and see they have many alternate names. My question is if they post the highway names very well, or should I write down and look for every one of these Calles y Avenidas?

      Should I just take a taxi! Or should I just not worry, It mostly makes sense????

      Thanks ahead for any advise.
      Rich.

      6 Answers Nov 29, 2014 at 6:15 PM
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      Bus Travel Across CR in early March, 2015

      Costa Rica Nov 22, 2014 at 3:12 PM

      My wife and I are getting off a cruise ship in Limon on the East coast at about 7:00 am and want to take a bus to Tamarindo, on the West coast, so hopefully a daylight trip across CR. What bus service is available and how reliable and comfortable is it? BTW, we are both seniors and I am 6'4". We travel light, just with carry-ons. Any advice is appreciated.

      1 Answer Nov 22, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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      Weather in Monteverdi mid November ?

      Monteverde Nov 12, 2014 at 11:57 AM

      We will travel here mid November, can we expect much rain, or will it be mostly dry ?
      Thanks

      5 Answers Nov 13, 2014 at 8:14 AM
    • Want to share transport from Santa Teresa to Liberia November 12th?

      Costa Rica Nov 7, 2014 at 12:03 PM

      Hi! I'm in Santa Teresa and need to catch a flight out of Liberia on Wednesday November 12th. I'd like to use a shuttle company so I have more time here and less time traveling but I need at least one other person to book with me. We'd leave at 8am and arrive in Libera around 12pm. The cost is $55. Let me know if you're interested! Thanks!

    • Tour Companies

      Costa Rica Oct 31, 2014 at 7:04 PM

      I am traveling to costa rica in sept 2015 and am looking for good reliable and affordable tour and transportation companies. I will be staying 3 night in arenal 2 nights in monteverde and 5 nights in guanacaste. we like adventure and active type tours, but are open to any that are really good.

      5 Answers Nov 2, 2014 at 8:43 AM
    • save turtle in Costa Rica

      Costa Rica Oct 27, 2014 at 11:26 AM

      i came across a project called SAVE A TURTLE IN COSTA RICA.are there similar projects in other parts of world?if so please let me know where they are?i would like to be volunteer there

       

      2 Answers Oct 27, 2014 at 12:12 PM
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      Desperately seeking help :) before I go blind from staring at the computer screen

      Costa Rica Sep 30, 2014 at 9:06 PM

      I have been to Costa Rica once on a yoga adventure tour and then spent a week in Puerto Viejo. My girlfriend and I are going in January and each time I decide what one or two towns we will go to I 2nd guess and have spent hours upon hours doing research. I would like to find a beach/jungle town that has a good fun vibe and is centrally located for day activities and or tours. Here is what we like to do:

      A little beach time, hike, view wildlife-especially monkeys (can't wait for her to be woken up by her 1st howler monkey), kayak, zip line and sport fishing. We also want a town that has some sort of night life. I am 40 going on 30 and she is 33, we are a gay couple. PLEASE SUGGEST A TOWN AND TELL ME WHY YOU SUGGEST IT. After I get the town figured out for sure I will pick your mind on a great place to stay. Thank you in advance!

       

      5 Answers Oct 7, 2014 at 4:03 AM
    • Winter Vacation

      Costa Rica Sep 30, 2014 at 2:32 PM

      I will be going to Costa Rica during the first week of January and am starting to look into an itinerary. Does anyone have any advice on cities to go, adventures to partake on, and great places to stay?

      7 Answers Nov 3, 2014 at 2:06 AM
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      Great place to stay???

      Costa Rica Sep 30, 2014 at 12:46 PM

      My girlfriend and I will be going to Tamarindo in January and want suggestions on a great place to stay. Looking to spend between $60-$120 a night. I would like for the place to have the following: close to the beach, a pool, have a good feel and or great owners. I like for the place to have an eatery/bar for breakfast and cocktails later in the day. Please send me any suggestions you have!

      1 Answer Sep 30, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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      Liberia to Panama

      Costa Rica Sep 29, 2014 at 8:59 AM

      Best and least costly method of traveling from Tamarindo to the Panama City, Panama area. Not interested in a long bus ride. Are there any local airlines that I could use?

      4 Answers Sep 30, 2014 at 4:36 PM
    • Shuttles between cities in Costa Rica?

      Costa Rica Sep 26, 2014 at 10:38 PM

      Taking our first trip to Costa Rica. We want to fly into San Jose and then visit Arenal, Monteverde Cloud Forest, and the beaches around Tamarindo, and probably fly back to the States from Liberia. Is there a shuttle service vendor available between these cities/areas? We do not want to rent a car. We started planning a trip thru tripmasters.com but aside from the transportation piece would prefer to make our own reservations. thanks.

      2 Answers Nov 1, 2014 at 8:15 AM
    • Organizing a club trip

      Costa Rica Sep 16, 2014 at 5:07 PM

      Hey everyone,
      I am organizing our club trip for Mountain Lion Adventures to Costa Rica and just wanted to ask of anyone has been or knows of adventurous activities to do. We will be in the areas of San Jose, Monteverdi, Arena, and Manuel Antonio.

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2014 at 5:34 AM
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      Travel Partner

      Costa Rica Sep 12, 2014 at 8:33 AM

      I am looking for someone who speaks Spanish well enough to get by, who will be staying in the Tamarindo area and who would be interested in traveling with me from Tamarindo to Panama and back. I will be there in January and half of February 2015 and would like to make a side trip to Panama in that time period.
      Thanks,
      Ken

      1 Answer Sep 12, 2014 at 10:22 AM