Hotel El Castillo Divertido

Address: Santa Cruz, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Santa Cruz, is near Ostional National Wildlife Refuge and Cooper Mays Pottery.
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        TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel El Castillo Divertido Santa Cruz

        4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

        Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz

        Things get real

        A travel blog entry by pinkyandpauly on Oct 06, 2015

        2 comments, 41 photos

        ... is so low. Human activities surrounding the nests and eggs are so miniscule and have such a minimal effect in the grand scheme of things. Personally, i think the community should be allowed more percentage of the eggs as the wastage from the natural activity of the nesting turtles would reduce and there would be more chance of turtle survival. The community would benefit too. As Paul and I made our way down the beach we encountered a female turtle who was almost white and ...

        Turtles, turtles, everywhere

        A travel blog entry by pinkyandpauly on Oct 05, 2015

        1 photo

        ... and I sneaked into the house in darkness, trying not to wake the kids or Pablo and Marilynn. Both of us were tired. We crashed straight away and were woken by the morning rouitine of our family. I went to the toilet. Marilynn informed me the arribada had begun that night! We were going to experience the arribada!!!! Holy ****! This was it. Paul and I quickly got ready and made our way down to the beach to see if we could see anything. Things were just about to get ...

        Bus journey to Santa Ostinal via Santa Cruz -part1

        A travel blog entry by pinkyandpauly on Oct 04, 2015

        3 photos

        After our eye opening journey to San Jose by taxi we arrived at San Jose bus station. A modern, stark contrast to what we had just passed through. We purchased our ticket and headed to find where our bus was departing only to find it ready and waiting and before we knew it we were herded on. This is where we were sitting on a bus ready for a 4 hours journey when I realised I needed the toilet! With only 10 mins until departure I had to get off the bus and ask ...

        Day 9: A Dolphin Tale

        A travel blog entry by ducktravels on Jan 07, 2015

        11 photos

        ... our captains we continued on as Life of Pi replayed in my head. We finally turned around after 2 hours of searching and slowly started to move back towards the beach which was literally a small speck at this point... And I REALLY had to pee! Fortunately our luck started to turn around as we passed a sailfish (like a swordfish) and a massive tortoise. We also passed 2 fishing boats with men & boys hand fishing for ...

        No... It's not just like riding a bike...

        A travel blog entry by flyindandelion on Jun 23, 2014

        6 comments, 13 photos

        ... for 2. It was super awkward and I had to twist my leg, but I got it. It took 10 minutes and the few people who passed probably were very entertained...

        So, now you know why, when I hear the phrase "it's easy!! it is just like riding a bike" I cringe and politely refuse whatever it is that is being offered... Riding a bike is NOT easy....

        Until next time, I'll be floatin in the wind...

        Love hugs and girly kisses,

        Flyin ...