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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... cabin itself was an awesome place to spend five nights. We had
we needed for our holiday. Pride of ownership is very evident in the way
this place has been cared for. Both the owner, who was onsite for part
of the time, and the property managers were very helpful and provided a
lot of information about the area.
Make sure you have a four wheel drive, as it's a steep drive up to the ...
But here is where you are going to question my sanity. As does Barry and frankly, me too. There were some Ticos playing in the water by the beach and their old fishing boat was anchored right off shore. Their dad was on it and the rest of the family were on the beach ensconced under palm trees. I was playing with the kids, practicing my Spanish, and they were practicing their English on me, and it was fun because I felt like I ...
... Manuel Antonio in a comfortable air conditioned van, the road climbs up through the jungle past the hotels and cafes to the busy little city of Quepos. From there you leave the busy life of the ci behind and travel through palm nut plantations, small communities and cross several rivers along the way. Many of the small communities are in a horseshoe with a soccer field in the front and the highway on the fourth leg.
One of the ...
... fellow of our lesson, Peter, a fellow from England who was taking a third lesson. Peter showed Manny an ugly-looking blister on his foot that he got during from the previous day's surf lessons. Suddenly I felt nervous.
After being reassured there are no sharks in Costa Rica (actually there are, but I guess they are not prone to attacking surfers), we headed out to a beautiful beach to surf.
Manny was awesome. He gave ...
... find one we are soaked. The whole area was now getting flooded rather quickly and so we simply sat watching it all happen. After a large lunch and cakes and coffee we decided its not going to stop and so had to just get on with riding in it.
I put on my large one piece rainsuit and off we went. The road was flooded and trees were down together with landslides and rocks had fallen from the cliffs etc. it was very slow progress for us. There were very ...