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5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla
Arenal
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Arenal
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5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla

The Tico Times - April 24, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We ate at more eateries here than we could name, and we almost always found some little detail we didn't like. Still, at times we enjoyed…

10 great hotels in Arenal for backpackers, billionaires and everyone in between
Arenal
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Arenal
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10 great hotels in Arenal for backpackers, billionaires and everyone in between

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We got wet in our private hot tub. We ate three-course meals ending in cheesecake. We soaked in magma-heated springs until even our…

Arenal: If you weren’t looking for adventure, you’ve come to the wrong place
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adventure
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Arenal: If you weren’t looking for adventure, you’ve come to the wrong place

The Tico Times - April 17, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — I saw the fear in Guiselle’s eyes when our SUP guide Isidro asked her to jump off the back of our boat into…

Arenal Costa Rica: One very cool volcano and lots of very hot springs
Arenal
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Arenal
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Arenal Costa Rica: One very cool volcano and lots of very hot springs

The Tico Times - April 13, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — At an estimated 7,000 years old, Arenal is a volcano in diapers, dating from around the time agriculture developed in ancient Egypt. By…

Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica
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adventure
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Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 10, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — It hovers over the region like a pyramid of the gods, a nearly perfect cone with deceptively green hillsides that were once flooded…