Encantada Ocean Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Encantada Ocean Cottages Esterillos Este
Travel Blogs from Esterillos Este
... muddy right now and fast flowing. It appears there is no
shortage of water here.
Our next stop was along a cliff overlooking the Pacific. What scenic country.
Lots of surfing locations along the way.
The trip took longer than expected due to a major bicycle race that shared the
narrow highway with us. It was entertaining to watch at first as the bicyclists
would dart in and out of the autos sometimes even using the ...
... was comfortable, not the way we remember Pacific Ocean water from our experiences swimming in the cold water of California beaches. We spent a pleasant hour-and-a-half swimming and walking on the beach.
Rafael served as guard to protect our backpacks from the white-faced monkeys and the raccoons that roamed up and down the beach. Both of these species have learned that humans often carry food in their backpacks. The monkeys are especially ...
... was terrible, but when the vendor provided a sample to one of our fellow travelers, he reported that it was not bad. Rafael bought a bottle and promised that we would all get a sample, not exactly a tasting to which we are looking forward. The wine is an ancient alcoholic drink first prepared by the indigenous Costa Rican peoples; it is still very popular in some regions of Costa Rica.
The supermarket where ...
... 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 ...
... st 2 casualties back to fieldbase: Ly Anh back with us (medic) as she has sprained her ankle and Tom who myself, Dave & Krisztina went to collect from one of the trek groups with a bad knee and sunburn blisters!
The rest of the guys are going for another field trip out to the indigenous communities but in the interests of speed (there is a day trek through the jungle) I am not going with them! So I will be at field base on radio and various other ...