Hotel El Velero

Playa Hermosa, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Hotel
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First stop, Relaxi Taxi =)

A travel blog entry by ss-travels


Upon arriving at Hotel El Velero, we got our room, threw on our suits, and headed to the beach. It was nice to finally get to sit back and soak up some rays sometime around noon, a good twelve hours after leaving Denver.

Costa Rica only has two seasons compared to the four we are used to. The rainy season, which is their winter, and the …

Top 5 Experiences

A travel blog entry by cthetravellady


Our top 5 list so far is:

1. Spelunking
There are a couple of cave systems to visit in the country. We chose Venado Caves because the thought of exploring a cave in warm water up to our knees or waists, sounds adventurous.
I'm a bit claustrophobic, so one small section where we had to bend double and go around a corner, …

Snorkelling, fishing and so much more

A travel blog entry by jessapril2014


... luc started rolling in it, and making sand angels. She loved this idea and joined in instantly.

When we walked away Dan and I had a moment. That I have to share. It may not be funny to you guys, but I don't want to forget it......

I said to Dan " wow, she must have had lots of babies..... Dan said what makes you say that..... I said well did you see the size of her nipples...... Dan looked at me, and said no..... with a ...

Today We Finally Take Our Hike...OR Do We?

A travel blog entry by liebling


... day. We decide to drive to Hotel Borinquen, a resort on the mountain, next to the volcano that Frommers has highly recommended for hot springs and mud baths. Again, another grueling ride up the hill and then, there it is....shining in the distance! We enter the gates & to our surprise, the resort is absolutely beautiful. We stop at the lobby & the lady tells us they have a package that includes: lunch & use of the ...

Returning to Costa Rica!!

A travel blog entry by liebling


... brought bottles of Jack Daniels for Franklin, the chef (who kindly cooked Jeff's mahi mahi for us the last time) & Alex, the manager, who sent Jeff a beautiful birthday cake to our villa. You would have thought we brought them a gold brick, so grateful.

After lunch we headed to Playa Coco to grocery shop. This is always my favorite part of arriving somewhere, shopping in the local grocery store with the locals & seeing what they are buying.

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