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Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

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Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

I am traveling to CR for my honeymoon in September and am wondering the best way to get around. We fly into LIR and then head to JW Marriott for 6 nights and then to Arenal Nayara for 3 nights, then back to LIR.

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1. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

Really depends on your budget, if you would like to explore the surrounding areas or plan to spend most of your time at the resorts, as well as your comfort level with driving in a foreign country.

Shuttles are economical and probably the easiest way to get around.

www.ecotranscostarica.com LIR to Marriott

www.interbusonline.com Marriot to Nayara

Car rental will give you the flexibility and freedom to get the most out of your vacation.

www.mapache.com

www.adobecar.com/

Have a great trip!

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2. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

If a private driver fits your budget, I suggest you get in contact with Carlos Bogarin: encantados@ice.co.cr.. his company provides excellent service.. it's a very safe and comfortable way to get around. :)

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3. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

i like the mountain first and the beach second

put in your itinerary rincon de la vieja, maybe on the way back from arenal

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4. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

check this link

www.pininosadventures.com they can help

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5. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

I will suggest do the Arenal part first and then finish with the beach area. The best way is to book transfers with companies suggested in Trip Advisor.

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6. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

Nice itinerary...my humble personal opinion is you can do it any way you feel better...

From LIR to JW no more than 1 hour drive...

From JW to Arenal ...about 4 hours...and 30 minutes...

From Arenal back to LIR about 4 hours ...minutes more ...minutes less..

Many nice proffesional companies willing to take you and help you with those transfers...

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7. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

Thank you everyone! We are already booked for the beach first and volcano second so I think I will look into having a car for the first part of our trip but maybe hiring a driver to get to/from Arenal.

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8. Re: Travel to/from LIR, Tamarindo and Arenal

this people can help you the have good cars and nice people you can ask for

quote here

www.pininosadventures.com

and you ca see the pictures of the cars here

www.pininosadventures.com/our_fleet.html

have fun end congratulations

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