Hotel El Jardin
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Hot tub
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel El Jardin Montezuma
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel El Jardin Montezuma
Travel Blogs from Montezuma
... to the cars air con! and took the stunning but v bumpy road to Mal Pais and St Teresa where we came across the most wild and beautiful surfers beach. The jungle is lush and dense right up to the beaches edge. When looking up the beach the air is thick with humidity coming of the jungle...75% humidity! Found a lovely restaurant called Puggo's for ...
... perfect for swimming in the warm clear waters. We also trekked to a famous waterfall close to town, which conversely was the centre of the party, packed with Ticos trying to start BBQs or jumping from ever higher and ever more precarious ledges on the cliff face into the deep pool at the base of the falls. Montezuma is also the home of some great restaurants and we were lucky to enjoy a fresh and deliciously prepared selection of sushi one night at Puggos, ...
... a few shots.
Just under three hours later we arrived in Puntarenas, a port which was the embarkation point for the Nicoyan peninsula. The usual throng of taxi drivers met the bus, but along with a French couple that had stayed at the same hostel in Monteverde, I decided to walk the mile or so to the ferry terminal. The beaches along the side of the road looked quite decent for a working port.
At the terminal, I joined the queue to buy a ...
... dog, and does not want it to be fed. Think it is a mastiff.
The other thing he emphasized was being careful with the water. Santa Teresa is dealing with a water shortage and he has to pay to have water trucked in. This is evidently the norm here and you do see the water trucks going up and down the road all day. He said he sometimes shuts the water off at night but did not say he was going to ration us on water but did ask we be mindful of how we ...
... The day for me finished relatively early, as I had some bag packing to do (not fun at all). I am however happy to report that everything did go back in my bag quite easily, so I obviously did a pretty good job first time around. One final farewell drinks at Ronnie's was the perfect end to the trip. Although I am ready to go and have some fun on the next adventure, a small part of me is sad to be leaving so soon and this amazing community which has embraced ...