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    El Silencio Lodge

    Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica

    866-466-4053

    www.elsilenciolodge.com

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

    Riu Guanacaste

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    Playa Matapalo

    Guanacaste

    888-748-4990

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

    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

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    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

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