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First Time visit for Couple

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First Time visit for Couple

Help! We are a couple (50's) that have always enjoyed the Caribbean but would like to travel to Costa Rica. We enjoy staying in one place (villa) and renting a vehicle and exploring. Seems that we would like to see the volcano and the beaches and rainforest.

Is this safe to do....where is a good company/website that could help find a nice villa on the beach, etc. and give us ideas on what to do....

We want to go after Christmas....


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1. Re: First Time visit for Couple

You'll have a great time, only thing is you have to split your time in 2 areas, Arenal and somewhere on the coast, since you been to the Caribbean maybe you can go to Manuel Antonio, on the Pacific side, and rent a villa there from VRBO. is really too far to drive for day trips between Arenal and either coast.

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Check out Buena Vista Villas and Tulemar Bungalows in Manuel Antonio. If you want beach and volcano, you'll have to stay in two different spots. We love the Lost Iguana in Arenal.

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3. Re: First Time visit for Couple

Renting a car is a great idea...you will see a lot of my country...and as today our roads are in great shape...

According to your information...maybe somenthing like!

1- Arenal Volcano area...a lot of great hotel options...as some body mentioned...Lost Iguana....Arenal Nayara...Silencio del Campo...


2- Manuel Antonio NAtional Park...great option...and a lot of villas available...you can check...Manuel Antonio Estates...located at Quepos...but perfect if you have car...great villsa...nice pools...and a safe place!

For Arenal you can get or ask any question at:


Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

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