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This is my very first post. We are an active couple in our mid fifties going to CR for the first time in early April this year. We are staying at The Makenda in Quepos for our first four nights. We want to spend the last four nights at one other location.
Because MA is so touristy we'd like our last stop to be somewhere less touristy....like Osa perhaps. Its seems that getting there via car (which we could rent, but haven't yet) could be problematic, with the river crossing.
What other areas would you recommend for a four night stay? We want waterfalls, birds, monkeys, kayaking, white water rafting....generally we are up for anything.

Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated!

Sue

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