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poas volcano,la paz and arenal?

albany ny
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poas volcano,la paz and arenal?

thanks for all your help so far. if we stay our first night at a lodging near poas volcano, the next day with an early start is it reasonable to see poas volcano, la paz waterfall garden and make it to arenal/fortuna prior to dark?

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1. Re: poas volcano,la paz and arenal?

Dear elon...

Yes you an possibel do that and is a nice ride...almost any lodging as you said CLOSE to Poas will be about 20 minutes from the Park entrance....if you drive into the PArk around 8am...you can be done by 10:00am...from there to Alajuela baout 1 hour even less...by Arenal by 1PM...again even less..

Please do not try to drive by the La Paz short cut...into Sarapiqui...you will save some time at a high risk...that section of the road is not even certified by our DOT...that means any accident will not be cover by any insurance...of course is a free wonderfull country and you are free to do and drive where ever you like...but please play safe!

And common sense!

Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!


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2. Re: poas volcano,la paz and arenal?

Poas and La Paz waterfall gardens winds up being a pretty full day. Figure 2 hours for poas and another 2-3 for the waterfall gardens, plus eating lunch, driving between the two, checking in/out of hotel.

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3. Re: poas volcano,la paz and arenal?

Very posible to do, it will be a busy day, but posible!

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4. Re: poas volcano,la paz and arenal?

Hola Luis (road advisor)! Queria hacerte una consulta de carreteras pero veo que no se te pueden mandar mensajes privados. Me podes decir adonde te puedo contactar o me podrias mandar un mensaje privado? Gracias.

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