Hotel Balcon del Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Balcon del Mar Jaco
Love the sound of the ocean crashing outside my door.
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... car at 6:30AM, we were on our way!
I should mention that I stupidly declined to get a GPS or write down any directions because I was told the road signage in Costa Rica was great. So we decided to wing it and sort of blindly drive through Costa Rica. As a result, we ended up on the wrong route to the coast. This road ended up taking us up and down really scenic hills on a not well maintained, toll free scenic Highway 1. I had downloaded the Costa Rica area on Google ...
- went out for drinks on saturday night and 1 hour after we left, a kid (23 yrs old) was stabbed to death 2 blocks from the bar. it's pretty unusual here...the entire town was at his funeral - pretty sad.
- went on a hike with nena's neighbor Marlon, his son and kristi on sunday. beautiful 4-hour hike through the mountains of san ramon. marlon is one of those guys that knows how to whittle a ...
... in part what makes travel so special. You learn a lot about yourself and you learn how folks in most parts of the world live. You don't take everything for granted when you return home again.
Tomorrow will be an exciting day. We have reservations for Extreme Canyoning: hiking down a mountain (yes, I promised Jill it would be hiking DOWN, not UP:), rappelling down waterfalls and then ziplining. Drew is going to test out his new GoPro camera. Stay ...
... here, Jaco is giving us some lasting memories:
1- Es muy dificil aprender espanol. Our Monday to Friday routine starts somewhat comically with our hand-holding walk to school (sometimes DH lets me carry her books). And if you've ever wondered what happened to those tiny desk-chair combos that were used by Elementary Schools years ago, apparently some were shipped to Costa Rica for a second life. After erasing the board, and turning on the fan, I squeeze ...
... or two, a poison dart frog - who knows what was around us that we couldn't see! Our guides were very accustomed to this jungle like forest and could spot things we had no idea of even being close to.
Many of their fences are considered "living fences" as the fallen branches are stuck into the fertile ground and along with the moisture, the fences grow into trees or hedges. We also saw huge termite nests, and ...