Hotel Santo Tomas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Spent one day in San Jose the capital of Costa Rica checking out the city. Stayed at a nice little hotel, Santo Tomas, in center of city. The biggest soccer game of the year was Saturday night and everyone in town was wearing their Saprisa shirts (The San Jose local team) and we had fun cheering on the team w/the locals at the cantina across the street from our hotel!
Disembarked the Wind Star this morning. Hard to say good bye to the ship, crew and new friends we made during the cruise! The San Jose airport was closed yesterday, due to the eruption of the Turrialba volcano! So we're not sure if everyone got out today! We boarded an Interbus for the 1-1/2 hour trip to San Jose. Arrived early, so the hotel …
... to reverse my first impressions, having had our camera stolen and succumbing to the bed bugs again! In that time I really got a feel for the soft nature of the locals and was pleasantly surprised by the breadth of outdoor activities the country has to offer. I took on some of m biggest physical challenges here, gained a few new scars!, discovered a new love for yoga and truly relaxed ahead of the long journey home! Volcano boarding has to have been one of the best things ...
... and condensed milk on top of ice cream... so delicious!!
On our stroll we noticed really long queues at every ATM and bank. I'm talking like 30-40 people. What's going on?? Has there been some kind of economic downturn and people are rushing to take their money out before the bank goes down? Turns out, this happens every weekend because everyone withdraws money to go shopping and eat out on the weekends...
... carte lunch with it, but we sort of felt it was a wee bit pricey at $85/person. Still, we are glad we went; maybe next time we'll try some of the others around the area.
We had been told of another little Spa Hotel called Agua Inn but we didn't see it until we left the second morning. Maybe next time... but we did enjoy and would recommend Villa Decary for a number of reasons.
One of the highlights in this area were the coatimundis. They ...