Gilded Iguana Hotel

Guiones Beach, Nosara, Province of Guanacaste, 5233, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nosara

Day 12 - Nosara

A travel blog entry by sean_clare


It was raining heavily when I woke up so I went down to the restaurant area and had some coffee (they put coffee out for guests at 7am) and read my book. Dave and Phadera were headed to Samara to see if they could get a bus up towards Playa Negra. Said our goodbyes and then headed to Blew Dogs for breakfast. We hung out there for a bit playing …

Day 11 - Nosara

A travel blog entry by sean_clare


Woke up early to the sound of howler monkeys nearby. I went for another drive and ended up at Playa Pelada near Olga's restaurant. I saw what I thought was a dead dog laying on the beach surrounded by vultures. When I approached the dog it suddenly jumped up and started walking around with me! I walked along the beach for a bit with my new friend …

Day 10 - Day trip to Samara

A travel blog entry by sean_clare


I woke up at 5am. I read for a bit and then decided to take a drive around town and scout things out. The Nosara area is pretty spread out and the roads are like a maze. The town of Nosara itself is actually located a few kilometers inland from the beaches where the hotels are located. The hotels are actually located in the areas of Playa Guiones …

LIfe in the jungle

A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen


... some fifty years ago. They were extremely hospitable and offered us much-welcomed iced water whilst we got ready to depart for Patty and Maurisco’s house, some ten minutes away. Patty’s house was equally beautiful; overlooking the city from a hilltop, it had a tree growing in the middle of it!

They have two charming children aged 15 and 17 (a girl and a boy) who spoke perfect English – as well as French and of course, ...

Change of plans...

A travel blog entry by tatianahall

... very remote. There was a huge storm a couple months ago here and it destroyed her farm. She is working on rebuilding what was lost, but needs a lot of money to do it, which she doesnt have. She failed to mention this to me before but with the language barrier we seemed to have lots of miscommunication. In my mind i had this idea that I would with other wwoofers, we would wake up, go to work, have meals together, the whole bit. She speaks very little english, and ...

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