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From San Jose sjo

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From San Jose sjo

Are there any good stopping points if we want to drive about half-way from on our way to or from SJO and Playa Samara? I think we'd prefer to do that than to stay in San Jose if we can figure out a place we'd like to stop over for the night, and we'd like to avoid arriving after dark. Thanks.

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How much of daylight will be available to drive after your arrival? There are sevral hotels near Puntarenas, about 2 hrs driving away.

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Thanks xelas, that looked like the most logical place. We should have about two hours, but not 4+, of light.

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there are a few of nice places to have more than a simple overnight, check La Ensenada lodge (2 hours through highway #27) or Pueblo antiguo lodge (likely 2:30 hours away) and hot springs or Vista Golfo lodge less than two hours away with one of the best zip line tours with watefalls, great views...




many other nice little charming places by the cost such as costa del sol or alamar hotels...

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Personally I would stay in SJ for the night and then leave nice and early in the morning. If you find somewhere ahead of time that looks decent then its not a bad option, but don't wing it! Been there, done that and ended up having to choose between a $300/night room and a $25/room in a shady area. We didn't know the land and how much farther we would have to drive for more options. It was already dark and we were exhausted. Just make sure you have a plan and preferably a reservation before you head out.

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