Details: Costa Rica

March 20
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GETTING THERE

United, American and several other airlines offer one-stop flights from all three Washington-area airports to San Jose, Costa Rica. Santa Clara and the Tree Houses Hotel are about 66 miles from San Jose.

WHERE TO STAY AND EAT

Tree Houses Hotel Costa Rica

Santa Clara

011-506-2475-6507

www.treehouseshotelcostarica.com

Six tree houses of various sizes. Breakfast, trip planning and access to nature preserve included. Tree houses from $87 per night.

WHAT TO DO

Arenal Volcano National Park

La Fortuna de San Carlos

011-506-2461-8499

www.costarica-nationalparks.com

Arenal volcano, 30,000 acres, hiking trails. Daily 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $10.

EcoTermales Hot Springs

La Fortuna de San Carlos

011-506-2479-8787

www.ecotermalesfortuna.cr

Small hot springs resort and restaurant. Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Four hours of hot springs access with dinner, $51; ages 4 to 11, $38.

Souvenir Leo

Highway 142, La Fortuna de San Carlos

011-506-2467-1112

Souvenir shop selling hand-carved and hand-painted keepsakes.

INFORMATION

www.visitcostarica.com

A.W.B.

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