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HOW EXPENSIVE CAN COSTA RICA BE?« on: March 29 2010 03:03:00 »
hey guys, coming from hawaii, thought about coming from april5th to may 25th, if i travel dirt cheap what would be my spendings per day? and where to stay to get decent surf, but also not be bored, i dont drink and i dont smoke hehe so no worries there, simple kind of guy, not picky on food or acomodation, landing in san jose, from the airport where to i take the bus to go towards the coast? and most important question hehe, will there be waves in this time of the year, i thought of going to bali again but been there 5 times, wanted to try something diferent, please guys i know i sound like a total rookie but as much info about everything that u can give me is highly appreciated. aloha niko
RE: HOW EXPENSIVE CAN COSTA RICA BE?« Reply #1 on: March 29 2010 04:03:287 »
costa rica has become expensive, better off to bali mate
RE: HOW EXPENSIVE CAN COSTA RICA BE?« Reply #2 on: March 29 2010 13:03:137 »
Costa Rica is the most expensive destination in Central America (apart from Belize), but you'll make the US dollar go a long way still. Stay away from tourist traps of Tamarindo and the like and it'll go even further. Have a look at my travel article and photos, it might help you out. www.coastroadproject.com
RE: HOW EXPENSIVE CAN COSTA RICA BE?« Reply #3 on: April 20 2010 11:04:37 »
Avoid tourist traps!! If you make informed choices you wont get ripped just like anywhere else. Do what locals do.
I´m costarican and I can say there is good surf all year long just knowing where to go and when. From december to march, best bet: Caribbean or Guanacaste. The rest of year: Central and South Pacific.