Hotel Cocal & Casino
Travel Blogs from Jaco
We fought for the second year in a row with the car rental place (maybe it's us???), but eventually got on our way. First stop was at the Tarcoles
Bridge to see some crocodiles. We saw them but there wasn't an overwhelming amount of activity. After a total of about 3 hours or so we arrived at a town called Jaco, where we ate dinner and got a …
This weekend was all about getting to the Beach with friends. Our new friends Liz and Jen opted to tour guide for us to Jaco. We all split on a car and headed down the highway to the winding roads to the coast. The views were amazing - the roads snaked through foothills and mountains all the way to the ocean. Around every corner were small towns …
... and updating my blog as I wait for my meal (rice, beans and 2 fried eggs)... hey... no complaints! :)
Tomorrow I will go back to Quepos to get my smart-phone an a book I forgot there. One more chance to see my two Argentinean "compadres"
Well, I guess that is all for tonight, short and sweet.
Oh, by the way, today I started my trip a MONTH AGO!...
... and went off for a moment. When they came back on, the DVD began again with “It’s a heartache”. As we waited for our entrees a 50-ish Costa Rican cowboy, a caballero, on horseback, slowly passed by on the dusty gravel road. This guy was the real deal; jeans, hat, lariat, mustache. As I nodded a hello, he did not return same, just continued along with a stern glance. He turned the horse into the small parking lot, and tied him ...
... to relax a bit. We caught a cab back to our hostel and hung out on the porch for a while- went to bed early, around 9PM.
The sun rises and sets very early in Costa Rica, about 5:45 respectively morning and night. So we were up really early on Tuesday morning, with the sun, at 6:30AM. We went ahead and showered, there was no hot water and it was pretty chilly. We checked out of our hotel and caught a cab to the Coca Cola bus ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking