Hotel Coco Beach
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... to process as soon as he heard that she could not accept Visa as payment. That has been a sore point for Brian on this trip. There have been a lot of places that won't take credit cards.
I liked the place, we basically got a two bedroom place for the same price as the studio we wanted.
We stayed here for three nights.
- We took another guided tour at the ...
... the squawking of green parrots flying overhead .
At lowtide, and when the surf is big, you can sometimes hear the waves
crashing on the beach.
Included in the rental is access to Ballena Beach Club. Ballena Beach
Club has a beachside restaurant, bar, swimming pool, restroom
facilities, shower, free beach parking, and a palm-lined trail to Playa
Ballena. Playa Ballena is a beautiful tropical swimming ...
... leading them, setting up portable telescopes and pointing up into the trees and giving all kind of explanations to their groups. I managed to get close to some of them and got see some monkeys and interesting birds. Then I went on my own, following the map provided by the park and walked just about every trail in the map. Also tried all three beaches and they were just first class as ...
... of sounds it makes when the sun goes down. It is kind of soothing to sleep to but I find myself quite often waking up in the night wondering what creature is making that noise.
We found out this evening why this is called a rainforest. It came down like it was a monsoon for a few hours (supper on the deck was not stopped but it was hard to talk over the sound of the rain). The rain brought out ...
... a huge signpost saying 'DANGER, BEWARE OF CROCODILES'' I’m glad to be alive, and with my fear of the water and now the extra fear of salt water crocs, I doubt I will be back in the water in Costa Rica. In Jaco just an hour away from Manuel Antonio, tourists stop on the bridge over the estuary as you can spot up to 20 crocs at a time, up to 6m long!! All this sounds like there are crocs constantly lurking and riding the waves. This is not the case. ...