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03/23/2015 03:48 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

19 Reasons You'll Hate Costa Rica

Dennis K. Johnson via Getty Images

If you're the type to hate gorgeous ocean views and jaw-dropping sunsets...

-- Kelsey Blodget, Oyster.com

1. The Ocean Views Are Really Unimpressive.

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Hotel Punta Islita, Playa Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

2. Who Would Even Want to Look at That?

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Hotel La Mariposa, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

3. It's An Awful Spot for a Romantic Getaway.

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Hotel La Mariposa, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

4. And the Sunsets are Especially Hideous.

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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

5. The Wildlife is Nothing Special.

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Arenas Del Mar Beach And Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

6. You Probably Won't See Anything Cool.

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Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

7. Definitely Not Any Exotic Birds.

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Lapa Rios Ecolodge & Wildlife Reserve, Osa Peninsula Costa Rica

8. Parrots? Please.

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Lapa Rios Ecolodge & Wildlife Reserve, Osa Peninsula Costa Rica

9. The Butterflies are Nothing to Get Excited About.

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Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

10. The Flowers Are Kind of Meh.

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Gaia Hotel And Reserve, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

11. The Rainforest is Not Lush at All.

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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

12. And Can You Even Call this a Beach?

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Karahe Hotel, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

13. The Volcanoes Are Not Majestic.

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Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa, in La Fortuna near Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

14. The Hot Springs Aren't Relaxing.

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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, in La Fortuna near Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

15. Even The Monkeys Are Ugly.

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Arenas Del Mar Beach And Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

16. There is Nowhere Cool to Stay.

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Nayara Springs, La Fortuna near Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

17. You Call This Luxury?

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Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

18. Just Don't Blame Us If You Loathe it, OK?

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, Travel Guide

19. We Hate to Say We Told You So.

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Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat, Alajuela, Costa Rica