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I will be spending some time on the island... have been told that there are no mosquitoes/sand flies. Is this true? I find that hard to believe... what kind of bugs can I expect to be bitten by?

Edited: 12 July 2012, 20:41
Vancouver, Canada
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1. Re: buggers

We didn't have any trouble with anything but a dusk and dawn like anywhere tropical and even in the north the "buggers" can be feeding. So where long loose pants and have your spray handy .....Avon Skin so soft works! There are also white flies at different seasons, or when there is no wind ....but they don't bite though can be annoying. Stay in a place with screened windows !!!

Grecia, Costa Rica
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2. Re: buggers

Surprisingly true as Lesther A points out, the mosquito problem is low, unless you wander into a mangrove or jungle area, but usually light/long pants at night if you are sitting out with a little green eco insect repellent will be adequate. Flies (similar to house flies) are a little more aggressive, but spray keeps them away too. Have a great holiday.

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