Hotel Amor de Mar
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Refrigerator in room
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... normal;">Poor visibility due mainly too "red tide". It's plankton turned algae, can b very toxic, El Niņo related.
We all had great food on the beach for lunch, a small pug and a young deer came to watch
... further north along the peninsula's pristine coast of dry tropical forests full of howlers and capuchins, set against idyllic beaches where waves crashed violently against rocks. As time pushed on and we ventured further afield the beaches became increasingly beautiful and less and less populated by the local Ticos (Costa Ricans) celebrating the bank holiday. This culminated in the magnificent Playa Cocolito, a long beach of fine sand, with small waves (unlike the ...
... it was soon standing room only.
Puntarenas is only 70km or so away, but most of the journey winds its way over the mountains before descending on some very rough roads down to the main highway that runs to the coast. With the sun just beginning to rise, the light beautifully lit up the hills and valleys with a golden hew that was an unexpected bonus. It was just a pity that we were crammed in like battery hens or I would have tried to get my camera out ...
... is home to the worlds longest whale migration period. You can see whales here the majority of the year. Even better, there's a natural peninsula type thing that appears at low tide called the whale's tail. It's a bunch of rocks joined to the shore by a sand bar that happens to look exactly like a whale's tail. We took a photo that gives you the gist when we walked out there, but you can only really appreciate the shape from the air, so I've included a google images photo ...
... in any city in the USA.
Upon arrival at the hotel we are introduced to Lloyd. Lloyd will accompany us on the remainder of our journey, acting as a guide both in the cities and the native habitats. He is VERY knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the country, being a native, and really adds a nice touch to our experience. Tonight we dine in the city and Lloyd will lead us.
After checking in and settling into our respective rooms, we gather in ...