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Old 02-04-2012, 01:37 PM
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Heading to Costa Rica next week to do a little backpacking. Anyone been lately? Tips, advice, things to do?
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:25 PM
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went there 2 years ago, nice place, not expensive. a little spanish goes a long way as well as a rent a car.

flew into liberia, stayed 2 nights in Tamarindo to do a little surfing then drove over to arenal volcano, very pretty place !
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:22 PM
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Heading there in December myself. There are several good videos on youtube about traveling in and around the country. Lots to be said about renting a car, whether you even need a car, etc.
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Take the a shuttle from Liberia airport over to Tamarindo!!! Hostels run around 10 dollars a night! Really good food and surf!
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Costa Rica is an outdoor and wildlife sightseeing wonderland! Try to get off the beaten path and see some howler monkeys. Get full coverage insurance if renting a car, the roads are pretty horrendous (I had two flat tires in a week).
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Love Costa Rica.
Flew into LIR, and it was dry season so its not as green as you would expect on the coast. Still pretty awesome and awesome people. Went into the interior for the year round green and that was pretty awesome as well. The Gulfo de papagayo is a horseshoe type bay with alot of resorts on it. The hilton was very nice.
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If you got time. The natural hot springs are awesome.
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