If you go . . .
El Silencio Lodge
Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
Rates from $295 a day include all three meals and guided hike to the waterfalls.
Standard rooms, all-inclusive of food, drink (including alcohol), beach activities, and nightly entertainment start at $216 a night for a family of four.
Arenas Del Mar
Guide Ersel Aguilar’s employer, Arenas del Mar, is a boutique hotel built into the hillside overlooking the ocean. Walk out on your patio to watch white-faced monkeys and sloths in the trees. Rooms from $330 a night during high season, including breakfast.
MidWorld Costa Rica
The canopy tour costs $69 per person, including hotel transfer and lunch.