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Best Snorkeling

Charlotte, North...
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Best Snorkeling

We're looking to go to Costa Rica in May - maybe late May - will it be too rainy then?? - and seeking ecoexperiences. We are avid snorkelers so would love information on best spots and places to stay with easy access to snorkeling areas. Also planning rainforest hikes so any info appreciated. Many thanks.

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1. Re: Best Snorkeling

That is when rains starts...not craqzy...but some rains...

If you are serious about snorkeling...check Uvita Beach...about 3.5 hours from SJO...great road all the way...check Tiky Villas...incredible nice kind of boutique hotel...from there you can visit Caño Island ...even visit and hike inside the island....check or google...Caño Island stone spheres...really somenthing else...

Also nice if you can try to visit from there and stay overnight...DRAKES BAY!

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Thanks so much, roadadvisor. Funny - a friend of mine just told me to check out La Paloma Lodge and I saw it was #1 on TA but a bit spendy. Another question - if we split our time between the Drake's Bay area and another spot in CR, what would anyone recommend to maximize our experience? Or should we plant in Drake's Bay and do it all? Probably not too interested in volcanos as we've been to Big Island.

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3. Re: Best Snorkeling

There is Pacific coastline with 780 miles and Caribbean coastline with 130 miles so plenty of beaches to choose from. Yet snorkeling is not rated as one of the Top 10 attractions of Costa Rica.

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4. Re: Best Snorkeling

You are WELCOME...Happy New Year!!

Well if you had been at the Big island...agree with you...maybe nice Drakes Bay ... Uvita...and Manuel Antonio...to relax...then back to SJO...back home...

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