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Monteverde (Santa Elena)

How To Make A Day Trip To Monteverde From La Fortuna (Arenal) Or Vice Versa

How To Make A Day Trip To Monteverde From La Fortuna (Arenal) Or Vice Versa

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 9th, 2017. WHY TALKING ABOUT A DAY TRIP TO MONTEVERDE FROM ARENAL (OR VICE VERSA) MAKES US HAPPY HYPOCRITES This blog post is going to be a bit of a hypocritical one. Once and a […]

Should You Visit La Fortuna (Arenal), Monteverde, Or Both Destinations During Your Costa Rica Vacation?

Should You Visit La Fortuna (Arenal), Monteverde, Or Both Destinations During Your Costa Rica Vacation?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 9th, 2017. ARE YOU GAME? Building a Costa Rica vacation itinerary is a lot like playing Tetris. The object is to arrange each piece so it falls perfectly into place in accordance with all […]

Costa Rica Hotel Tip: Can You Name Your Arenal Or Monteverde Hotel?

Costa Rica Hotel Tip: Can You Name Your Arenal Or Monteverde Hotel?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 9th, 2017. CAN YOU NAME YOUR ARENAL OR MONTEVERDE HOTEL? THE TASK IS A LOT HARDER THAN YOU MAY THINK! When it comes to choosing a Costa Rica hotel for your vacation, you have […]

I’m Going To Monteverde, Not Santa Elena, So Why Do Both Towns Keep Popping Up During My Research?

I’m Going To Monteverde, Not Santa Elena, So Why Do Both Towns Keep Popping Up During My Research?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 9th, 2017. Confusion over what and where Monteverde is, what and where Santa Elena is (and even what and where Cerro Plano is), is all too common. We regularly have the following conversation with travellers: […]