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El Silencio Lodge

Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica

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866-466-4053

www.elsilenciolodge.com

Rates from $295 a day include all three meals and guided hike to the waterfalls.

Riu Guanacaste

Playa Matapalo

Guanacaste

888-748-4990

www.riu.com/en/Paises/costa-
rica/guanacaste/hotel-riu-guana
caste/index.jsp

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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

Manuel Antonio

888-240-0280

www.arenasdelmar.com

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

Quepos

506-2777-7181

www.midworldcostarica.com

The canopy tour costs $69 per person, including hotel transfer and lunch.

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