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Belize is a great option- if you go, definitely check out the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave- incredible Mayan sacred cave! Not much surfing in Belize, however- Costa Rica has great surf- depending on when you are traveling, try Puerto Viejo... See More
Hi Lissa- try Belize - a beautiful country with lots of small islands where you can stay with great snorkeling and relaxed atmosphere, and on the mainland, rain forests, mayan ruins, and lots of adventure activities. Belize has eco-lodges and resorts... See More
Hi! If you are staying within the city most of the time it's easier to not have a car. The bus system is great, and taxis are safe, readily available and not too expensive. Driving in Costa Rica is definitely an adventure, and you will find it takes some adjustment... See More