Hotel Arena Blanca
Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... ride Tito the Toro. uhhhh....that depends...am i understanding you correctly in spanish?
-the mud baths were awesome. as we took the trail heading back to the volcano, there were mud baths everywhere...bubbling little cauldrons of mud. of course the minute the guide told us they took away wrinkles...well, let the spreadin' begin. Gordito joined in as well...i think he thought the wrinkles in his tummy would disappear.
-and of ...
... because we had only eaten a light lunch. We ate dinner at Makoko right here in the resort and the food was fantastic. The bottle of wine was also excellent and the restaurant had a great wine list. After dinner we had drinks with Jake and Rebecca who never left the pool! Around 8:30 we called it a night and headed up to the room. We have an action packed day tomorrow and I'm surprising Christine with a 10:00 excursion that I will tell everybody about tomorrow. Adios!
... refreshing and powerful. We hiked Cerro Chato which took 4 hours round trip. It is a perfect round lake in the midst of an old cone-shaped volcano. We even had a little spa experience with the little fish that like to nibble your feet. So ticklish. The hike was exerting. They don't believe in switchbacks here...straight up you go. By the time we were done, it was late afternoon so we grabbed dinner in town at a nice ...
... I've watched in on Animal planet several times and knowing CR is one of the only places on the planet they nest, I was hoping to see it up close and personal. Sadly, due to global warming and construction near their beaches, the numbers of turtles nesting has dropped from thousands each night to a mere two or three. The guide said they hadn't seen any in about a week so they were not going out. This was a very sad moment. Certainly the future of these prehistoric creatures ...
Day 7 - Saturday at the beach
After yesterday's Biking Bad experience, our intent today was pure relaxation. Nothing more difficult than lounging at the beach. Finally Robin gets the day she imagined. We slept in, well one of us did. I took my morning walk and Robin joined me for our standard fruit and cereal breakfast. About 10 we set off for the beach. After much discussion, I convinced Robin we should give the bikes (a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed