Travel Blogs from Drake Bay, Costa Rica

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Corcovado NP, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Corcovado NP

A travel blog entry by riege

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The Corcovado National Park is on the Oso Peninsula and can only be accessed by walking or talking a boat to it. I stayed at  Drake Bay just outside the park. The first day I had a hammock day, the second day I went snorkelling near the Caño Island ...

Bahia Drake, Marine Wildlife Safari & a

Bahia Drake, Marine Wildlife Safari & a "wedding".

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places

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VALENTINES DAY, and Howard Hay’s birthday.  Happy Birthday BG!!! The Wind Spirit dropped anchor at Bahia Drake at 8 AM (we were still asleep).  Breakfast is always a pleasant buffet experience with a great variety.  Oh that fresh ...

Save the best for last, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Save the best for last

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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... some dinner headed out on a tour of Volcan Arenal. This volcano is one of the most popular attractions for tourists who visit Costa Rica because it is the third most active volcano in the world. The area around the volcano was very attractive and after ...

Day 1, Naranjito, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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We took a morning stroll around Finca Tranqila- the farm my parents live on. It is beautiful!!! The rest of the day we relaxed by the ...

Other fun Pics!/Time to go home :(, Naranjito, Costa Rica travel blog

Other fun Pics!/Time to go home :(

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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Thanks Mom & Dad- we had a ...

Sierpe, Sierpe, Costa Rica travel blog

Sierpe

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... hanging around for the "ferry" - a lancha with cover & massive 200hp outboard which was stretched to capacity on the trip to Drake Bay. The book fails to mention this service - it's $15 and leaves about 11am though best to get there at ...

Outbreak Monkeys and Weak Handshakes, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Outbreak Monkeys and Weak Handshakes

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... friend) now find themselves in Bahia Drake, pronounced Bahia Dra Cay locally.   This is one of the most isolated parts of Costa Rica although sitting here in the dining area of the Cabinas El Mirador looking out over the bay to all the other cabinas ...

Day at the Beach and lunch with great scenery, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day at the Beach and lunch with great scenery

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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Got some sun at the beach, then hopped around trying to find a good place for ...

Christmas in Drake Bay!, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Christmas in Drake Bay!

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

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... that he pulled over for. We felt like the ferry ride back was a tour in itself. We have no regrets making Bahia Drake our only stop in Costa Rica. We would love to go back with deeper pockets so we could participate in more tours.     ...

My first experience Horsebackriding, Naranjito, Costa Rica travel blog

My first experience Horsebackriding

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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Very fun, but hot!!! We had to stop for lunch and a couple of beers along the ...

Morning at the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Morning at the Beach

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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We spent the morning at the beach and the afternoon at the ...

Costa Rica - Pura Vida, miguel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... for a swim in the afternoon was definitely needed  and the water a little too warm to cool you down much. We stopped in Jaco Costa Rica, a cool surfing town and met some good folks all amazed at our trip so far - some new yorkers - couldnt believe we ...

Dia 11. Bahia Drake - Isla del Caño, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 11. Bahia Drake - Isla del Caño

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Dia completo de Buceo en la Isla del Caño. Hacer 2 o 3 inmersiones según veamos. www.canodiverscostarica.com Precio 2 Inmersiones = 130$ Precio 3 Inmersiones = 180$ Se contrata en el PirataCove www.jinetesdeosa.com Precio 2 Inmersiones ...

Off to Drakes Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Off to Drakes Bay

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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Up and awya in a ...

Swimming Whole, Dominicalito, Costa Rica travel blog

Swimming Whole

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

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We walked about 5 K today to a small swimming hole on a tranquil river in the rainforest. A 20 foot waterfall poured into an opaque pool, complete with a rope swing hanging from a dense rooted tropical tree. At first we were alone with the forest. The ...

Corcovado National Park, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Corcovado National Park

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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(Double-click to enlarge pictures, or click on slideshow...) We were only in the park 5 hours or so as our boat arrival/departure were dictated by the tides. Two things of note: - We really didn't need any bug spray (note it was the dry season). ...

Dia 10. Manuel Antonio - Bahia Drake, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 10. Manuel Antonio - Bahia Drake

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... , tomar un taxi hasta Sierpe y desde alli un AquaTaxi que nos lleve directamente hasta las cabinas donde nos alojaremos en Drake. Nos alojaremos en las Cabinas Manolo, un buen sitio para reservar todas las excursiones. Muy Importante: Reservar el buceo al ...

Dia 12. Bahia Drake - Excursión a San Pedrillo, San Pedrillo, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 12. Bahia Drake - Excursión a San Pedrillo

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Dia de Excrusión a la playa San Josecito en San Pedrillo. Otras posibles opciones: Excursión a ver ballenas o hacer más inmersiones. Hotel: Cabinas Manolo (www.cabinasmanolo.com) Precios por Noche: 15$ por ...

The Bug Tour, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

The Bug Tour

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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... click to make pictures bigger, or select ´slideshow´) All of the guidebooks I read before coming to Costa Rica highly recommended that visitors to Drake Bay go on "the bug tour"-- a night tour offered by Tracie Stice and John ...

Fresca por favor . ., Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Fresca por favor . .

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

... and I could go to bed! Sunday we had more hatchery training, and learnt to read the hatchery book which is all in spanish. Drake our coconut mad cat caught a huge basilisk and ate all of it but the tail which he left in the shower, his ...

Drake, Drake, Costa Rica travel blog

Drake

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Was recommended to Rio Drake Lodge but it is several k's out of town and the public boat won't drop off there. Taxis are expensive ($10 ish) and there are only 2 buses a day. Needed to be in town to organise Corcovado trip & diving at Cano, so stayed ...

Totally pura vida, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Totally pura vida

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

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Buenas! Apologies for spelling mistakes and lack of punctuation, my keyboard wont get off the central american setting. Moved to Drake bay in the last few days, living in a wooden shack on the mangrove. If I can bring myself to walk up the hill, which is ...

random random shit...and yet wicked, Santa theresa, Costa Rica travel blog

random random shit...and yet wicked

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

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... 't want to spend the $35 to take the shuttle...meaning that they would have to take a town bus all the way around the bay and then take a ferry back up and then take another bus to santa theresa rather then just spend the money and go straight down like ...

Relaxing/Recovery day at Finca Tranquila, Naranjito, Costa Rica travel blog

Relaxing/Recovery day at Finca Tranquila

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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We weren't feeling so hot after the crazy sunset cruise and the ride home in the suzuki. Not a bad day for relaxing at the pool and hanging out at the ...

Snorkelen, dokter en een dagje niks, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Snorkelen, dokter en een dagje niks

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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Another one in Dutch, trust you all mastered the language by now. Gisteren naar Isla Can~o om te snorkelen. Het duurde ongeveer 3 kwartier om met een bootje naar het eiland te komen, inclusief een onderbreking om wat "tropical spotted dolphins" te ...

Tesoro Verde, Los Planes, Costa Rica travel blog

Tesoro Verde

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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I will write a good deal about this women´s cooperative-run lodge, converted from an old ranger station to help improve the standard of living in this small village of 62 families. But I´m low on time right now. I just want anyone who might search for ...

Martha's, Naranjito, Costa Rica travel blog

Martha's

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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Our first stop in Costa Rica- great food and great ...

Scarlet macaws in the wild!, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Scarlet macaws in the wild!

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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(San Josecito beach, 1 hour, 15 minutes by horse from Tesoro Verde) My favorite birds since childhood, and my first time seeing them in the wild! Double-click to enlarge or click on ...

Jurassic Park island! aka Isle de Cano, Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

Jurassic Park island! aka Isle de Cano

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

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Buenas!! Snorkelling, snorkelling, snorkelling! 4am start, A day that bought us an endemic/endangered species in every category. walking in the morning we happpened across a green and black poison dart frog that jumped on my boot. Further on we saw an ...

It's Called Costa Rica (Pura Vida), Drake Bay, Costa Rica travel blog

It's Called Costa Rica (Pura Vida)

A travel blog entry by jeydoublesyou

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... used my new passport explaining the other had expired and they stamped me though after a few discussions and sideways looks. I was in to Costa Rica! Breathless in Osa Peninsular "Shit it's hot"! I think I’m boiling over, am I on the edge of collapse ...

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