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Villa del Sol is an intimate beach hotel with personalized service in a picturesque fishermen village, a few kilometers away from Blue Bay Village and Sol Playa Hermosa hotels. Closest beach to Arenal volcano. Enjoy the fine French and Italian cuisine cooked and served by the owners. Recommended by all the travel guides.

   

Coco beach is dramatically set in a horseshoe bay with rocks offshore, only 20 minutes from the new Liberia International Airport. Sailboats and fishing boats are scattered throughout the bay and provide great opportunity to watch local fisherman at their daily chores. Walking to the "center" you will discover many good restaurants and souvenir shops and a lively nightlife.

   
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People from all over the world come to scuba dive, sail, fish and snorkel. You may also enjoy horseback riding, hiking, cycling, tennis, and kayaking.

   
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Diving

Costa Rica, meaning "Rich Coast", is indeed very rich....in wildlife. Scuba Divers have voted Costa Rica #1 in the world for "Big Animals". Few destinations are home to more marine animals and variety of species than is the Gulf of Papagayo. Schools of fish numbering in the thousands give a diver the chance to glide into a "wall" of fish, and large pelagic animals are a thrill to see. This pristine, natural environment is just now becoming well known.

   

Fishing

Dozen of fishing boats are just here: The average running time is less than an hour to the blue water outside of Cabo Vela, 40 minutes to the Catalina Islands and 90 minutes to the Murcielagos Islands. The Catalinas are often the "last stop" for boats on the way home, with a couple of passes for wahoo or perhaps drifting a blue runner or bonito for roosters or Pacific cubera snapper. The islands often produce mackerel, tuna or bonito as well. Off the tip of the Santa Elena Peninsula, at the northern end of Papagayo Bay, the Murcielagos have it all. Waters around the chain of rocky islets is home to big amberjack, Pacific cubera snapper, grouper, roosterfish and some of the best wahoo angling on the coast. With a steep inshore drop-off nearby, it is also a frequent hot spot for marlin and sailfish.

   

Top Tree TrailTop tree trail

This tour offers the adventurous tourist the opportunity to ascend into the tropical forest canopy, and sail from tree to tree, at about 20 meters above ground.

Visit the area and the national parks; Arenal volcano and Tabacon hot spring resort, Palo Verde National Park, Santa Rosa National Park (lots of wildlife), Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park (lots of wildlife and volcano), Turtles nesting under the moonlight, horseback riding at Hacienda Los Inocentes (wildlife, scenic trails), Corobici river float (birds, crocodiles and a lot more...), Guaitil Pottery center: a small Indian pottery making community.

   

RATES 2014

DESCRIPTION May 1 - November 14 Nov 15 - Dec 22
Jan 3rd - April 30
December 23 –
January 2nd
B&B Studios B&B Studios B&B Studios
Single $45-$55 $70 $55-$70 $85 $75-$95 $100
Double $55-$65 $80 $65-85 $95 $75-$100 $110
Triple $80 $85 $100 $100 $115 $115
Quadruple -- $90 -- $105 -- $120
 

NOTES:

  • Rates include local taxes (13%).
  • B&B include breakfast.
  • Rates are subject to change without previous notice.

TRANSPORTATION OPERATED BY RAIN FOREST TOURS

Transfer from San Jose area hotels or San Jose's Juan Santamaría International Airport to hotels in Guanacaste range from $155 to $275.00 each way for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers. Approximate time from San José to the area is from 41/2 to 6 hours.

Transfer from Juan Santamaría International Airport to any hotel in San José $35, including airport assistance, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers.

 
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