El Sueno Tropical
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the restaurant reservations that we made prior to arriving in Costa Rica.
Our first impression of the resort from the outside was that they really did this place right and didn't skimp on anything. It's a very good layout with and on the smaller side with only 60 rooms. After checking in, a kid named Randy walked us to our room and gave us a tour of the room once we arrived. We were shocked by how enormous our room was. We booked a junior suite and it ...
... beach, with a rocky shoreline.
It was beautiful.
We set up camp and had to put a lot of leaves under our tent because it was so rocky! Then we cooked up some dinner of sausage and tortillas and hiked up a nearby hill, overlooking the water, to watch the sunset.
The night ended with a little campfire on the beach.
The next day we climbed the rocks to some natural pools and swam with ...
... was refreshing and clear and we swam right up the waterfall. You could sit underneath and you could also go right behind it. After about an hour we headed to the next waterfall which was smaller allowing us to climb up the face of it and jump off. We were also lucky enough to be the only ones there so we enjoyed the peace and jumped off the waterfall numerous times. It was so much fun and the guide told us it was practice for the next jump. This one ...
... getting a taxi, even on Sunday. I go up to tell Robin that we have no way into town only to find her laying on her bed looking miserable. She says "I just threw up". Ruh oh. I can only say it was fate that there were no taxi's. We would have gotten to town and had to turn around.
My evening was spent packing and hanging out with the other guests while Robin spent a good portion of the night in the bathroom expelling from both ends. A tough way to end a lovely vacation.
... of 2013. I loved how fresh and new it was and they are delightful. I felt like I was living in their large home. The kids came to like us and hung out with us at breakfast and in the pool each day. Staying here also gave me a chance to practice my Italian. GeanMario's parents were visiting and with the help of Google translator, I had a lovely time chatting with Nona (Grandma) from Torino. She even invited me to visit. Time to plan!