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rio celeste

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rio celeste

Hi can you tell me the best route from Alajuela to rio celeste and the best place to stay? Is two nights enoug thanks Sam

Budget $250 per night but flexable

two adults

like hiking, swimming, nature

dont like rough untravelled roads

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The road from Bijagua to the entrance to the Park can be challenging! Let's hope the grading will help. It took quite a beating during rainy season - I'm sure you could see that most of the "bad spots" were on the hills.

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From Bijagua. We stayed at the Sueno Celeste B&B. Wonderful place.


You're right. I had to turn off the A/C as well. It's fine for getting from point A to point B on paved, flat roads. Other than that, it's is challenging. We usually opt for something slightly bigger, but we added Tenorio at the last minute and decided to keep the Celerio and take our chances. Lesson learned. It just added to the adventure. Our guide said he was making us official Costa Rican drivers for getting in and out safely.

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We were just there a few weeks ago. It was a beautiful hike and we recommend it. At the end of the hike we were lucky enough to have a blue morpho butterfly fly right past. Then had a delicious casado at the restaurant next to the park office.

The road was rough and a 4x4 would be best but there were cars there too.

Also the new bridge between the park and rio Celeste hideaway is now open! The hotel was really beautiful. Mauricio the bartender was super nice and we enjoyed talking with him. The restaurant was good, a bit pricey but not bad for being so remote. Our only complaint was that it was food we eat here and not the costa rican food we enjoy while there.

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Congratulations, Rancho. I am still waiting to pass my exam, Luis is a tough mentor ;))) !

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When is the market day in Alajuela central market?

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