"We rented a house on the beach..." Costa Rica Hotel Tip by kingdj

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We rented a house on the beach in the Playa Coco/ Playa Ocotal area for our large crowd that ranged in age from 1 to 82 years old and for special security needs. We are beach and dive oriented and this area is also great as a base to visit other places. There is an incrediblely nice hotal in Alajuela SJ called Hotel Via Dulce.

Carefully research where you will stay: look on the internet for sites, find pictures of the place, get opinions from other travelers, read the guidebooks, find out what the surrounding areas are like. many people are disappointed when they arrive, many of the beach towns are really crumby and scary, a hotel is either right on the beach or all other,
Be sure the rooms have air conditioning that works well: it is horribly hot and humid always. Fans only just dont cut it. Ask to see the room first. Bargain from May through November, most places are deserted.

Price Comparison: less expensive than average
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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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