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This is a really tough vacation to plan so any help is good

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This is a really tough vacation to plan so any help is good

Wife and I with our 11 yr daughter, we usually have no problems making an itnerary, Aruba, BVI, Barbados etc. rent a car, find a beach, plop, drop and snorkle etc, we are easy going on not needing a 5 star resort BUT..

Does it make sense to fly from JFK, stay in MA beach area in a canopy hotel, then drive to Arenal, for a few days and then fly back home from Liberia?

Trip is about 7 days +/-

Seems like it would be a lot of driving to get back to the airport we land in, or shoudl be take the Sanna ? Airlines 30 min put putt flights?

This is difficult !@#$%^&&

P.S Any extra hotel advice is nice

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1. Re: This is a really tough vacation to plan so any help is good

You might want to consider flying in and out of San Jose. First head up to Arenal, then to Manuel Antonio. Much closer than driving to Liberia.

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2. Re: This is a really tough vacation to plan so any help is good

We fly into and out of SJO. It's about 3 hours from SJO to either of these spots and took us about 5 hours to go between them. We save flying for areas that are harder to get to like Tortuguero or the Osa.

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3. Re: This is a really tough vacation to plan so any help is good

Good point by Simon...in your case maybe better In and Out of SJO...even cheaper airfares than LIR...and closest to Arenal 3 hours...and Manuel Antonio also 3 hours...

Just rent a car and hit the road!

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4. Re: This is a really tough vacation to plan so any help is good

OK- thanks guys!

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