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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Travel Guide


22 km (14 miles) (45 mins) southwest of Nuevo Arenal, 62 km (38 miles) (1½ hrs) west of La Fortuna.

A windmill farm in the hills high above Tilarán attests to its being the windiest place in the country, and this lakeside town is used as a base by bronzed windsurfers. For those days when you get "skunked" (the wind fails to blow), horseback riding and mountain biking can keep you busy. A lakeside stroll is a pleasant

way to while away a few hours.

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