Details: Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica

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GETTING THERE

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Multiple airlines offer one-stop flights from all three Washington-area airports to Liberia, Costa Rica. Nuevo Arenal is 66 miles from Liberia, about a 11 / 2-to-2-hour drive.

WHERE TO STAY

Arenal Lakeview Villa

011-506-8706-7079

www.vrbo.com/318497

Comfy bilevel homestead on a 40-acre jungle plot has two full kitchens and sleeps up to six. Available from $110 a day, with a three- day minimum.

Lucky Bug B&B

011-506-8709-1423

luckybugcr.net

Fun and funky B&B, cafe and arts boutique. Available from $79 a day for two people.

WHERE TO EAT

El Establo

011-506-2694-4434

Rustic Costa Rican fare. Entrees start at about $9.

Restaurante Las Delicias

011-506-5018-4211

Traditional home-style local food. Entrees start at about $6 .

Tom’s Pan German Bakery

011-506-2694-4547

www.tomspan.com

Fresh baked breads and pastries, sandwiches and salads. Entrees start at about $10.

WHAT TO DO

Fish Lago Cote

011-506-2694-0043

E-mail: fincacote@yahoo.com

Guided tours by Jim Harvey for two or three people cost $250 and include equipment, lunch and beverages and last four to six hours.

INFORMATION

www.arenal.net

N.M.

 
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