GETTING THERE 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 646-833-3410
www.bluespiritcostarica.com 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 Experience Nosara Playa Guiones 949-281-3748
www.experience-nosara.com 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 Playa Garza 011-506-8846-3502 Guided horseback rides on the beaches of Guiones and Garza for $60. E-mail email@example.com.
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