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Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

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Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

So I've booked my flight into LIR at the begining of December, but havnt planned anything else yet.

will be traveling with my wife and we both love the beach, eating good food, and seeing some beautiful nature.

Trying to narrow down where to go, will be renting a car and we like driving. I've been to CR before and seen Arenal, Monteverde, Tortuguero, and Manuel Antonio areas... any suggestions for places to go?

Ideally we would like to stay in either 2-3 different spots and not spend toooo much time traveling around as we will only be there for a little less than 2 weeks.

Thanks!!

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1. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

Dear red...

Maybe Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin by Rincon de la Vieja...own and run by costaricans...incredible nice area...once a cattle ranch...now runs at location by same family...only 45 minutes ride from LIR...many nice soft adventure tours...

You can go also to Tamarindo beach about 2 hours from Rincon...great road all the way...you do not need a 4x4...

I hope you enjoy our country as much as we NATIVES do!

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Tamarindo
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2. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

Which are the bigger cities along the coast?

Tamarindo...?

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3. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

Not really big cities along the coast...some nice size villages...like Coco´s Beach...Flamingo...Potrero...Playa Hermosa...

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4. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

How are Playa Samana and Puntarenas?

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5. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

Puntarenas is more a fishing town. Samara is a nice little town more in the line of what you are looking for. Also look for Flamingo, Tamarindo, Playa Hermosa or Coco.

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6. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

I have looked at Playa Hermosa and am leaning towards staying there. Would it make sense to spend half my time at Playa Hermosa and then half somewhere else like Playa Samara or Nosara.

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7. Re: Flying into LIR in December for 2 weeks.....what to do???

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