United offers connecting flights from Reagan National and BWI Marshall to Liberia, Costa Rica. Nosara is about a two-hour drive from Liberia. Blue Spirit offers shuttle service from the airport, pro-rated depending upon the number of passengers.
WHERE TO STAY
Blue Spirit retreat center
Guiones sur, Playa Guiones, Nosara
All-inclusive facility for spiritual retreats and workshops. Closed September-October. Prices vary per group but cover room, board (three vegetarian meals a day) and course tuition for a seven-night stay. The Ray Long workshop ranged from $1,350 to $2,850.
WHAT TO DO
Stand-up paddle company offering kayaking, hiking and other adventure tours that generally include local transportation, photos and refreshments. Prices vary; the kayak tour was $60.
Mis Amores stables
Guided horseback rides on the beaches of Guiones and Garza for $60. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ray Long’s Bandha Yoga: www.bandhayoga.com