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t The expanse of Laguna de Arenal’s sloping shore, lined with beaches and hidden coves, stretching away from the edge of sleepy Tilarán

This neat little town, at an elevation of 1,800 ft (550 m) on the Continental Divide, has crisp air and a pretty plaza shaded by pines and cypress trees. It makes a delightful stop en route to and from Lake Arenal, although the only sight of note is the modern-looking 1960s cathedral, decorated with marquetry. An agricultural town surrounded by undulating fields, Tilarán is known ...

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