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Flamingo Beach - first time

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Flamingo Beach - first time

We're returning for our third trip to Costa Rica in September. This time we are staying at the Flamingo Beach Resort. We'd like to plan some activities for the trip (ziplining, horseback riding, etc.). Any ideas on where to go, see, and do? We'll also rent a car for a day. So, we'll be able to explore on our own.

I'd like to get some recommendations. Thanks.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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1. Re: Flamingo Beach - first time

Palo Verde...Rincon de la Vieja Volcano...Congo trail canopy...

Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin is about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Flamingo...you will find everything you are looking for and even more...everything at one place...remembere Rincon de la Vieja NAtional Park is close on monday..of course the Hacienda Guachiplein they never close and tours are operate daily!


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I would recommend that you contact the Flamingo resort directly and enquire about a tour package and/or guide to give you the trip of a lifetime. Don't think you want to go from one hotel to another, and the resort will use their preferred guides and tour companies to pretty much guarantee a good time had by all. There is also the matter of insurance, and buying packages or using a 3rd party location for the experience could become an insurance issue. The Flamingo Beach is an excellent hotel and can be your base for the travel adventure you will talk about for years.

Have a great time and THANK YOU for returning to our beautiful country.

Pura Vida.

Edited: 15 July 2012, 19:54
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Playa Vida is located at the Flamingo Beach Resort and offers a number of different water and land activities and tours. http://www.playavida.cr/

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Rincon de la Vieja Volcano NP is active but safe to explore. A trip up there could be a nice change , from the beautiful Flamingo to the volcano.

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Some other recommendations in the area are canopy pinilla, canopy cartagena,

Palo Verde National Park, Buena Vista Lodge is another good option, cannon of the old lodge at Flamingo have many options for activities,

or maybe try to contact this people


with Rainer he can help you

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