Hotel El Velero
Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
Our top 5 list so far is:
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, …
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 …
... interactive animals. One the main animals we seen was White Faced Monkeys. The would climb from trees and try to snatch people´s bags, clothes, and anything else that wasn´t strapped to the ground. But almost no one could be upset whenever a Monkey got ahold of their belongings because they were so adorable. People would simply retrieve their items and join the huge crowd taking pictures of the Monkeys. After we left the beach ...
Word of the Day:
Condition where waves break apart into different peaks/lines with a clear separation between the wave shoulders.
Song of the Day: Stars- Wasted Daylight
Saturday, wow, a whole week has gone bye, and all our new friends are leaving...but the tribe has grown bigger with more cool people so that is great!
Sorry to see everyone go, but also ...
... over us. Jason spent some time taking photos and we laid in the sun as long as we could stand it before heading back to Harry's.
After some relaxation back here, we headed out to dinner at El Mirador. It was just a quick walk but claimed to have the best view of the sunset and we were not disappointed. Check out our photos....it was a red sunset with lots of clouds for added drama. Beautiful! We had a salad (which can be difficult to find here) and coconut ...