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Walking & Wellness: Costa Rican Secrets of Longevity

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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Anna Osborn Feb 08, 2016 at 05:51 PM

Virginia Vail, no matter what Road Scholar says, we have found almost everyone tips the guide and the bus driver. I know it is not necessary but, believe me, they appreciate it and usually perform more services that required. Also, exit fee is $29. not what I said on Jan 26.

Anna Osborn Jan 19, 2016 at 09:21 AM

Anyone on board who is going March 12? Comments, suggestions welcome from those who have been. We have been almost everywhere else, but not to this Rincon area.
Virginia Vail Jan 24, 2016 at 12:11 PM

I'm on for March 12 and would also like suggestions on what to take, how much cash, etc. I've read that they will accept dollars, but a couple of meals are in the beach town, at our choice of eateries, so I should probably take some colones.
Anna Osborn Jan 26, 2016 at 11:42 AM

You can use dollars almost everywhere in CR or credit cards. Just be sure the US paper money is in good condition. You will get change in colones. Remember to save dollars for your exit fee at the airport. I remember it as $28.
Anna Osborn Jan 26, 2016 at 12:11 PM

I am still looking for the altitude and temperature at night at Borinquen
Virginia Vail Jan 30, 2016 at 10:13 AM

I couldn't find that either, so I just emailed them.
Anna Osborn Feb 02, 2016 at 06:08 PM

Our guide? Are you reading, dear guide. Tell us about yourself. Monica Q is my good friend; I know it isn't Monica, but, if you know her, say HI for me.

Sherry Glazer Jan 07, 2016 at 05:23 PM

Anyone going to Costa Rica on Feb. 3? This is my first trip to Costa Rica, and my first Road Scholar trip.

Anna Osborn Dec 20, 2015 at 01:28 PM

Natalia, Are you our guide for March 12-18?
Natalia Barrantes Jan 20, 2016 at 03:51 PM

Hello Anna, Sadly I won´t be your guide on March :(

X Bartlett Nov 20, 2015 at 02:01 PM

Will anyone be on the January 22 8:45 a.m. flight from DFW to Libera?
Natalia Barrantes Dec 05, 2015 at 07:51 AM

Hola! I won´t be flying to Liberia, but I´ll be at the airport waiting for you ant the amazing group that we are going to have. Can´t wait to share with you all the beauty of this litte part of the world. I´ll be your guide, any question please let me know.
X Bartlett Dec 22, 2015 at 12:20 PM

Excited to be with you on this adventure! I notice the first activity mentioned on our program itinerary January 22 is lunch in Liberia. My flight is scheduled to arrive at 12:41 pm. Is that too late to catch the bus to lunch?
X Bartlett Dec 28, 2015 at 07:29 PM

nevermind - i canceled the trip.
Natalia Barrantes Jan 20, 2016 at 03:52 PM

:( I am sorry that you had to cancel. I wish a lot of adventures to you.

Greg Steiner Oct 24, 2015 at 09:53 AM

This is our first trip with Road Scholar and first time to Costa Rica. Just over a week away; I'm getting excited!
Karen Buros Oct 27, 2015 at 06:19 AM

Hi, also getting more excited. Finally beginning to pack!

Daphne Prior Sep 17, 2015 at 04:58 PM

Hi - My name is Daphne and I will be coming from New York City for Nov. 3-9. Is anyone else coming from JFK on the 3rd? Maybe we can look for one another and make that very tight connection in Atlanta!
Karen Buros Oct 27, 2015 at 06:17 AM

Hi Daphne, I'm Karen and will be on your flight from JFK on the 3rd. Very early flight!

Evonne Agnello Aug 03, 2015 at 11:02 AM

I'm going on two Costa Rica trips: Walking and Wellness Nov. 3-9 and The Best of Costa Rica Nov. 9-21 --- my first time to this part of the world. Would love to hear from my potential travel buddies.
Mary Sullivan Sep 07, 2015 at 10:25 AM

Evonne, my husband Greg and I are also going to Costa Rica on the Walking and Wellness trip. Our first time there also.
X Bartlett Dec 05, 2015 at 03:38 PM

What did you think of Walking and Wellness, please? I am enrolled in the Jan 22 trip.
Mary Sullivan Dec 05, 2015 at 06:12 PM

Mary Sullivan Dec 05, 2015 at 06:13 PM

We had a great time - really enjoyed our group, the activities, the resorts, the food - all wonderful!

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