Hotel Arena Blanca
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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... As mentioned earlier, La Fortuna has a myriad of hot springs to choose from, some of which are more focused on the young, party crowd while others cater for the more affluent clientele. We opted for one of the smaller resorts with six pools of varying temperatures and sizes. We instantly headed for the pools that cascaded over us in man-made waterfalls. Sitting under one waterfall was like sitting in a steam room as the hot water-heavy air filled the small space. After ...
... across a big screen behind him and none of the passengers can see out the front window. We rattle along at a decent pace and make it to Canas some time after 3pm.
Once again, I'm deposited at the side of the road, only this time there is a lone taxi driver. I explain I want to go to the town bus station, as I need to get the bus to Tilaran in order to get the connection to La Fortuna. He confirms what I didn't want to hear. The last bus for the day ...
It was a truly sad thing, because Casa Esmeralda is actually very highly-rated on Tripadvisor, and our food was quite well-prepared ... but the garlic ... it was just mind-boggling, the amount that the chef had used on the garlic bread and fish. You could almost see a first-time chef using that much of the stuff, but how could a chef that had the skill to turn out a beatifully-caramelized and perfectly-cooked fish filet, think that much garlic would ...
... to go in one of the countless beautiful spas fed by waters heated by the volcano, but we decided to give it up after we saw the astronomical prices: with the money that we would have spent for a couple of hours at the spa, we will probably be able to live for three days in Nicaragua.
We found a hostel that didnīt cost a lot, by costarican standards, and it would have been a decent place to spend these two nights if it wasnīt for the unwanted souvenir that it gave us ...
... for awhile and had a delicious fresh italian pasta salad. They would have packed it for us to take to the beach, but I prefer my food without the addition of sand.
it was time to figure out how to get the board, our backpacks and ourselves to the beach. Robin was 100% convinced I could not ride the bike with the board, but she didn't want to walk. You know me, I don't like to be told I can't do something, so naturally I took it as a challenge to prove her wrong. ...