Sol y Mar Backpackers
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... reserve that butts up against the National Park. Of course there are no trails into the park from there and it looks like it would be treacherous going to sneak into the park. We have never had the desire to do so and really have enjoyed walking through this reserve; no other people and lots of birds to be seen.
We set off to the reserve in the early morning and thought it had been abandoned but then found the ...
... close you can feel the draft from their wings.
Our room has 2 fans and a bathroom but no air conditioning. Neither do we have glass windows or curtains, only insect mesh over large 'window' openings to two walls.Because the room is at the top of the hill no-one can see in (I hope!). The bonus is that we are woken by the sun rising over an amazing view.
Breakfasts are good and very sociable as there have been a few people ...
... put into place. It is almost un-fathomable to think that in this flat, rock-filled dirt lot now lie what actually appears to be the beginning of a structure...a home.
The team worked with determination. The team worked with passion. The team worked for each-other and most importantly, the team worked for the families of This beautiful country.
Just like every day before, the children would arrive on the build site after they have ...
... back to the dock.
All in all, it was a fun day, but a bit low-key compared to white water rafting and zip lining!
Tomorrow, we have our last full day here - starting with a 3 hour hike in a national park which we have to be ready before 8am for, so we're all getting ready for bed now at 10pm.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Our last full day here in paradise. We started it with a 7:50 pick-up time at our hotel's front desk ...
... at the hotel. It was so delicious. The owner's wife is the chef. The converted one of the guest rooms into their restaurant with tables set up outside. I had mahi mahi and it was so yummy! We also had one of the best deserts as well!
The next day we had a tour to kayak in the mangroves. We had a double kayak and with our guide we worked our way through the mangrove forests. We had to go at a certain time based on the tides. At low tide the water is too low but if you ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed