Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... visited by a huge Iguana on the tree we were lying under. He was huge. We then set off back to the apartments and went for a dip in the pool and saw a sloth and tree frog. The wild life is everywhere here - right in our back yard. After a quick shower we all headed into town for a sunday tea dance and met some locals and had a great time. We decided to call it a night at around 10:30, exhausted from the sun and the drinks we had. Day 1 - ...
... dry that it was impossible to chew.
Within an hour of touchdown we pulled up in front of our accommodation, Hostal Urbano. I had been very impressed by the efficiency of their team when replying to our emails. They provided a lot of useful information about which currency to use when, (US dollars and Colones are both used) and security at the airport. But when the car stopped and I saw the smallish building totally covered on every top surface ...
... mosquito nets and looking up at the sky! She thought that our present accommodations were rural, so this will really be a surprise. No Ritz Carlton on this vacation.
Wow! I just read Newsday on line. They're predicting 10 to 12 inches of snow on Long Island with winds of up to 35 mph. Frigid temperatures as well. All I can say is that we'll be thinking of you as we jump into the pool and spread suntan lotion over our body. I know that's mean, but it's about time ...
... through all of Central America) for a bit, and also on a fairly major toll highway, too.
Then we stopped at a bridge crossing the Tarcoles River, and saw a total of 40(!) crocodiles! It was amazing to see so many all at once, and so many big ones, too - Kim got some great photos of them.
We continued on to a very nice restaurant at a hotel named Hotel Villa Caletas that overlooked the Pacific Ocean, and then after another hour or ...
... rough. He waved enthusiastically and we went over to chat with him. We all marveled at how energetic and lively the ticos were. As we were commenting, an elderly tico couple bounced past us and said they are also going up to Los Crestones (!!).
Costa Rica: 2 USA: 0
Then Erik was talking about this and that and mentioned his "ex-girlfriend". We were like, what! We had just seen them together less than 24 hours ago. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking