Bored in M.A.?

Oct 14th, 2004, 04:45 PM
Original Poster
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 52
Bored in M.A.?

We're trying to figure out whether to spend 6 nights in M.A., or splurge and spend half of that in Osa - the extra expense of traveling down there is a big consideration, for sure, but is there enough to do in M.A. to keep us happy for nearly a week? (we're not that restless, and can be pretty content just chilling on the beach)
johng is offline  
Oct 15th, 2004, 12:32 AM
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,120
It's possible to have (a) too much of a good thing, or (b) way too much of a mediocre thing or (c) diabolically too much of a crummy thing. Don't you agree?

Okay...take a deep breath.

If you've ever gone on a trip in the past and stayed in one location and were content doing that - sure.

If you've ever gone on a trip and then talked about it to somebody after you returned and they asked if you saw _____? or ______? and did you do _____? or ______? but you did none of those things and then wished that you had - - consider going to another location after visiting MA.

I think your answer lies in your question. If you're quite content with chilling at MA, then follow your gut. Everyone's different.
TripleSecDelay is offline  
Oct 15th, 2004, 03:57 AM
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 10,212
What month will you be travelling? For us, 6 nights in MA would be at least 3 nights too long!!!! If you can get to the Osa (particularly from Quepos), do GO FOR IT!! It's a fabulous place--but then I wouldn't want to stay there an entire week either! But could manage if someone twisted my arm. . . . .as you said, one can "chill" anywhere in CR and have a great time doing so for any number of days. If you're wanting to experience the country, do move around a bit!
shillmac is offline  
Oct 15th, 2004, 06:20 AM
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 336
I would spend my week on the Osa. MA is so expensive and crowded- the Osa will keep you busy for a week give or take a month
greenfieldhunter is offline  
Oct 15th, 2004, 06:33 PM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 3,066
Our last trip we did three nights on the Osa and four nights in Manual Antonio. It was just about right for me. I had a great time at Aguila de Osa, but was ready for some restaurant choices and, to be quite honest, some more people to hang with. I'm not what I consider a 'package tourist' and felt sort of like I was on someone else's schedule in the Osa. Obviously, if we'd stayed longer, I wouldn't have felt as compelled to fill my days with activities. I would do the 'splurge'. Jean
JeanH is offline  
Oct 16th, 2004, 06:03 AM
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 336
Yea- Jean is right. Many people want a selection of restaurants and shopping when on vacation- which you will have in MA. Six days worth?-maybe.
However if you can get to the Osa it might be the highlight of your trip
greenfieldhunter is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:16 PM.