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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Cantarana Playa Grande
Travel Blogs from Playa Grande
Decided this morning before class started today would be a solo day for me. Couple of the girls from yesterday... Got onto the same bus and not one word towards me, not even a hello to my "Buenos Dias," and they certainly didn't bother to study together this morning. Maybe it's cause one of them is a school administrator.... I may have dropped a clue or two about my distaste of a majority of admins, she was no exception. Hahaha whatever, ain't got time for pettiness! ...
... was out at that time of day, it was siesta time and just too hot to be out.
After getting settled we headed for the beach and relished the cool breezes and refreshing water. The girls headed into the surf right away, and after a few times of getting pounded by the waves and saltwater up their nose, they quickly became more comfortable being in the ocean. The beach was huge (3 miles long), wide and almost empty. Pretty shells and coral soon filled our pockets, and the body ...
... You definitely needed a 4 wheel drive for this terrain. I was so glad when we finally entered a town with real paved streets & people.
We finally made it to Tamarindo Beach & noticed it was a boom town with lots of young Bohemians & old hippies. This was the hot spot for great surfing. I could tell this wasn't my scene, but thought we should walk around a bit. This is when Jeff dropped the news that he had forgotten his wallet at ...
... by all the stuff to see. Was so glad to have some relaxing dives where I can try and learn the sites and look at stuff :) Once we came up I had been really needing the toilet for about 20 minutes now, I surfaced to discover there were about 6 people ahead of me waiting to go up the ladder....noooooo. Just imagine you need the loo so bad and you have to wait ages to get onto the boat and then you have to peel off not one but two wetsuits. I was so desperate ...
... down the road. Lana ordered the vegetable plate, which was dominated by the usual rice and black beans, plus coleslaw, and a steamed veggie mixture of cauliflower, broccoli, and carrots. Bob branched out and had a fish soup and a heart-of-palm salad.
Lunch was a peaceful interlude to our day of travel. As we all sat together at a long table overlooking a rushing stream and enjoying our food, the conversation flowed for well over an hour. By now we’ve all gotten ...