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      what region to travel in costa rica

      Costa Rica Aug 23, 2016 at 3:43 PM

      been to CR 3 times and been to different sections of the country and thinking of going to the peninsula de nicoya region. Maybe to playa montezuma cabo blanco. Is it worth going there or a better region ?
      Perhaps do the ferry to get there. Also thought of renting a car . what places do u recommend on the peninsula instead of montezuma or any info would be helpful. Thanks

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      First timer

      Costa Rica Aug 8, 2016 at 10:16 AM

      planning a trip with 6 adults(18-50) to Costa Rica next May, decided to go here instead of the long trip to Hawaii, trying to decide where to stay, here are the parameters:
      We live in Tampa, so we are at the beach alot, but still want to be close to beaches, want to be on the Pacific side
      Would love to snorkel right from shore( we are comparing this kind of snorkeling not to Maui, but more St. Thomas
      Waterfall hiking, ziplining, is a definate must do
      Rainforest feel, lush landscape, not brown and dry
      No nightlife for us, we are usually too tired from going all day
      Close though to grocery stores(15 -20 min)
      Sorry if this is still too broad, we are planning to fly into Liberia also, thx in advance

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      Pacific or caribbean ?

      Costa Rica Aug 25, 2016 at 5:32 PM

      Going to Costa rica in Feb. for 7 to 10 days.Been there 3 other times to Quepos, San Isidro de El General,La Fortuna, etc,..highlights.
      Want to explore a different region peninsula nicoya ( montezuma) region or caribbean side ( Puerto Limon ). What do you think ?

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    • Moving to Costa Rica

      Costa Rica Aug 11, 2016 at 7:11 PM

      Need any tips. Moving to playa Del coco

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      Turtle Nesting

      by grandmaR Online Now 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
    • Travel from Monteverde

      by pownkat Online Now Jun 1, 2013 at 7:55 PM

      We will be leaving Monteverde early in the morning and would like to get to Tortuguero in the evening, so we can see the turtles that night. We will have a rental car. What is the best way to travel to Tortuguero, and the best place to stay in order to see the turtles?

      3 Answers Jun 5, 2013 at 5:24 AM
    • camping at ranger stations

      by Richardlockey Online Now Jun 11, 2009 at 5:03 AM

      Please could anyone tell me if the ranger stations within the Tortuguero national
      park allow camping in hammocks. I am planning to travel to the park in July and
      did not wish to carry a tent when a hammock is much smaller and more
      comfortable.

      Thank you

    • Best way to get to and away from Tortuguero

      by terrirob Online Now Nov 17, 2008 at 7:51 AM

      We are planning on visiting Tortuguero in August and was wondering if the best way to get there is the jeep/boat through Limon? I read that you can also get there via jeep/boat via Cariari, though, that doesn't seem to be the standard route. We will be traveling with our school-age kids.

      We also were thinking of traveling to Arenal and Monteverde and was wondering if there was a reasonable route to get to either one directly from Tortuguero without having to go back to San Jose?

      Thanks. Terri

      1 Answer Nov 18, 2008 at 1:36 AM
    • jungle tom safaris

      by sianm Online Now Oct 23, 2006 at 7:11 AM

      jungletomsafaris.com/package...
      - does anyone have experience of this?

    • Tortuguero Accomodations and Tours

      by yadidim Online Now Sep 27, 2006 at 5:08 AM

      Hi!

      Did anyone take the Tortuguero tour with BARBARA HARTUNG or stayed at the Miss miriam 2 or Miss Junie's hotel? I thinking of taking this tour but there's very little info on it or the hotels.



      Thanks.

      1 Answer Sep 27, 2006 at 11:37 AM
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      Do I need a 4X4 car?

      by Quiquog Online Now Sep 23, 2006 at 6:12 AM

      We are 6 people touring Costa Rica from Tortugero to Arenal, then Manuel Antonio and finally Poas.
      We start on November 9th. The tour agency offered us a non 4X4, 12 seats car.
      Is this enough or do we need a 4X4 car?

      Thanks for all answers

      Quiquog

      5 Answers Sep 28, 2006 at 12:06 AM
    • Where are the hotels?

      by Viktorm Online Now Aug 4, 2006 at 12:33 PM

      I am going to this area in December, and I am rather confused about the lodging
      in Tortugero. I keep finding lodges which include bus transport, boat transport, and lodging as one price. Is there no way to fly in from San Jose,
      stay in a hotel, hire a guide for the area, without paying the high price of the all-inclusive packages?
      Anyone been there to help me plan this out?
      Thanks.
      Viktor

      1 Answer Aug 6, 2006 at 3:22 PM