Kaya's Place

Puerto Viejo, Province of Limon, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Puerto Viejo, is near Cahuita National Park, Aviarios del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary, and Uva Tours.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsKaya's Place Puerto Viejo

    Reviewed by dharmawalk


    Reviewed Oct 14, 2013
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    If you've never stayed in a hostel then this might be a disappointing experience for you. We needed and inexpensive place for 7 people to sleep and stow their things for 48 hours and Kaya's was that and more. The service was excellent in the accommodation area. The food/bar/restaurant left something to be desired. The food was overpriced for the quality, although beer was very cheap! The restaurant didn't open for breakfast either day we were there, apparently the cook just didn't show. We were able to find better food at better prices elsewhere in town. The hammocks on the terrace are wonderful! We checked out early on Sunday and the staff locked up our bags for us, then when we returned from our bike ride to wait for our transportation they let us take showers and clean up before we left. Definitely would stay here again.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Kaya's Place Puerto Viejo

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    Travel Blogs from Puerto Viejo


    A travel blog entry by breadstickstu on Mar 18, 2014

    49 photos

    ... process which takes over a month to achieve. The actual operations of the coffee plantation were far from fancy. I couldn't believe only 6 people worked there and produced a very patiently crafted award winning product which saw them export over 10,0000 kgs a year to country's all over the world. He showed us how they roast the beans light medium and dark roast all in machinery that the owner had built using recycled parts off old cars and other trash. The six carefully ...

    Day 6 - off to Cahuita

    A travel blog entry by blondesontour on Jan 20, 2013

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    ... last night. Another girl from Austria, Chris, arrived in the afternoon too. It's so sad that all of the girls are going! It's lovely meeting all the new people and theypeople seem really nice. Still it's sad when people go when you get used to spending all your time with them. I managed to get some time with Piphany after work. She was being so funny, she kept trying to climb on me and apparently really wanted my top because ...

    Costa Rica: Puerto Viejo

    A travel blog entry by daria_juergen on Oct 17, 2012

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    Again we woke up at 5 am and walked to Santa Elena (3km). Firstly we had to take a bus to the capital city San Jose which took us 4 hours and then the next 4 hours bus forward to the beach.

    Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a popular tourist destination. It is known worldwide in the surfing community for the biggest and most powerful wave in Costa Rica, known as Salsa Brava. It is also home to beautiful beaches, such as Playa Chiquita, Playa Negra, and Punta Uva, which are a ...

    My poor ill babies and angry words

    A travel blog entry by blondesontour on Aug 23, 2012

    ... they haven't been late in the morning, one day by half an hour, or late back from breaks. Granted I was, for the first time, late back today but I was changing my flights and talking to Judy the owner. There is also absolutely no way they do more work than me, I am always helping people in their sections and I do more than my fair share. She for example washes, with help, the 136 sloth plates once every three days, I have done them for the last two ...

    A taste of the Caribbean

    A travel blog entry by lisa_quinn on May 21, 2012

    11 photos

    ... I also had no idea how a pineapple was grown, and was amazed to walk around the fields with thousands of pineapple plants everywhere. See the picture of the flower - because that is what a pineapple is, they are all flowers. The flowers bloom from the bottom to the top. A pineapples skin is lots of small hexanol shapes - each of these once was a little flower the produced a red bloom. Pineapples take about 14 months to grow, ...

    Traveler Photos Kaya's Place Puerto Viejo

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