Encanta La Vida

Address: Cabo Matapalo, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Osa

    Bumpy road, bumpy boat, bumpy road

    A travel blog entry by madkath on Aug 03, 2015

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    ... clouds obscuring the volcano..... Show yourself Arenal!!! We walk down one of the trails where we can hear howler monkeys and eventually we see them in the trees above. It starts raining so we head back to our room, in the gardens I see a family of coatis, but they disappear from view, we go into our room and hear a commotion outside below our balcony, the coatis! There's about 20 of them snuffling around for food, climbing ...

    Monteverde Cloud Forrest

    A travel blog entry by kristymay86 on Jun 27, 2015

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    ... that this wouldn't be like any other ziplining I had been on. With single and tandem ziplines through the cloud forrest canopy and over gorges, the longest spanning 1km and for the brave Tarzan swing and ziplining in the superman position. Unfortunately the superman was a little too much for me on seeing the height of the tower and initial descent which looked like you would be dropping head first (kinda regret now not having given it a go) although the alternative ...

    Monteverde and Santa Elena

    A travel blog entry by kayna on Jun 23, 2015

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    ... bus to the Selvatura Park, to take a treetop walkway through the forest. It was raining heavily again. The combination of the rain and mist kept those animals which aren't nocturnal away, or hidden from us at least. We did see one hummingbird, and a group of birds which looked like kiwis from New Zealand (they weren't kiwis from New Zealand). It was still a very pleasant walk through 3 km of forest and over 8 treetop bridges. It was nice, but wasn't worth what ...

    Forests in the clouds

    A travel blog entry by 7800miles on Mar 10, 2015

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    ... exciting combination of driving to lake Arenal, boating across it, and driving back up again. As you ascend you enter a world of wind... incessant wind. They even have windmills to generate power (these things are huge!). The wind is the key here: it bring up clouds from the Carribean side and, as they crest the ridge to go towards the pacific coast, they dump a fine incessant mist on the trees giving you a cloud forest. As our guide explained, this is in contrast to the ...

    The Rich Coast

    A travel blog entry by steveclark on Dec 29, 2014

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    ... he's a forest fireman! That's pretty cool! We were planning on catching a local bus to Rivas and then another to the border. Upon arriving at the bus which wasn't leaving for another hour, we found lots of people in the same boat, so ended up spitting taxis instead to save time. Only $5 each so not too bad. We teamed up with this Dutch dude and made our way to Rivas. Upon arriving we went to 2 bus companies. One was full, the other didn't ...