Encantada Ocean Cottages
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... not so drastic, the spanish is clear and easy to understand, the wildlife is phenomenal, the food is good and easy for kids to like, the fish is DELICIOUS, the tourist industry is well developed so there are all types of places to stay, before mid-December it's easy to find discounted lodging, it's a peaceful place,it;s full of dogs, travelling feels safe, the colors are incredible, the variety of bioregions ...
... farmer's market and bought so much produce and stuff. We loaded up on watermelon, papaya, mango, and fresh vegetables. We shouldn't have to buy any more food while we are here!
Everywhere we go there are iguanas running around and I'm starting to be able to see ...
... morning was
an early start, as we headed to Quepos for the Saturday farmer’s market. This is a large outdoor market along the
shore road with vegetables, fruits (some recognizable, some not), bakery goods,
juice, toys, meats, cheeses, and music CDs among the choices, from 20 or more
vendors. The deals are excellent on the
fresh produce. We bought strawberries,
cilantro, pineapples, bananas and cantaloupe.
Then it ...
... with an elegant winding staircase in the main lobby. The open air lobby also serves as the restaurant and bar. Behind the hotel lobby there is a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi that spills into it like a waterfall. All of this is surrounded by beach chairs, palm trees and remarkable landscaping. The Hotel lobby has an internet connection, to which Jeff and Theresa were able to connect. I was not so fortunate. So while Theresa was doing homework ...
... acquainted with the owner and some of the "expatriots" who live in the little villa. All very nice people, and Steve the owner arranged for us to get fresh prawns from his fish delivery guy. Lots of activity for our first day!!
Friday morning we woke before dawn to the sounds of many different birds in the trees, plus a local rooster. We were up early and enjoyed coffee on ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed