El Descanso

Address: San Gerardo de Rivas, Chirripo National Park, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located on San Gerardo de Rivas, Chirripo National Park, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Templo de la Musica, and Guanacaste Expeditions.
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Travel Blogs from Chirripo National Park

Proving toucan enjoy Costa Rica at sloth pace

A travel blog entry by nikiandthomas on Jan 14, 2015

209 photos

... of the river about half way through the trip and our guides gave us what they liked to call pina colada. It was in fact fresh pineapple, coconut biscuits and juice but they said if you put them in your mouth at the same time you had pina colada! There is just something so delicious about eating fresh fruit in the sun when it has just been picked. The pineapple was so sweet and juicy and went perfectly with the biscuits. After the ride ...

Getting to know Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by steveandange on Dec 18, 2014

The next few days were spent mostly resting and properly getting over our illness from the week before. We took a bus to the nearby hilltop town of Atenas, which according to the National Geographic, has the best climate in the world. Not surprisingly, the locals are aware of this and 'El mejor clima del mundo' is proudly displayed in various places around the ...

Old friends, new families, toucans and sloths

A travel blog entry by thomasworldtour on Aug 05, 2014

42 photos

... time to move on to Sarapiqui to try and briefly see Juan Carlos, a colleague who helped with a lot of the house building work Habitat for Humanity did in his region. We weren’t 100% sure he’d even be there as I’d been unable to get hold of him all week, so on a whim we did the 2 hour journey to Sarapiqui – a journey that used to take 4.5 hours in a 4x4 car because the roads were so bad. Luckily when we arrived we bumped into Ivan, another guy ...

La fortuna

A travel blog entry by ksmith630 on Feb 18, 2014

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... disappointingly ended up being a kebab... I won't go into it, it's still a sore topic... But woke up bright and early so Rachel could get to her flight on time. Final goodbyes to San Jose and Costa Rica! And the airport provided me with the second best hot chocolate I've ever had, bah I'll miss that country. Have already decided ill be going back and doing central america more extensively. 2016 if anyone wants to join me? Pretty standard trip back to Australia - took over 3 ...

Skittles at the Summit

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Feb 02, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... some fellow hostel mates asking the hostel manager how to get there, it was decided. We were pumped, but gave ourselves an extra day to rest before going as we were exhausted from the adventure day and couldn't fathom shopping for food, organizing all of our stuff for a hike and another 4:00 am morning. So we spent our last day in Manuel Antonio exploring the National Park and preparing for the hike.

We were up at 4 for our 5:30 bus. We met a couple ...

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