Hotel Las Brisas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Las Brisas Puntarenas
Good value for money backs onto the beach
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Freddie has found this. We believe it is a skull but we cannot conclusively identify it. It was found on the fringes of jungle/beach so could be a sea creature or a land one. Our first thoughts were ...
... to shuttle the passengers about. All for the princely sum of $25. There isn't really another option, unless you want to use public transport and go all the way around the lake which will probably take something in the region of at least six or seven hours.
The journey from the hostel pickup down to lakeside was just over an hour. There seemed to be quite a number of people who all had the same idea. And it wasn't just the backpackers as there were ...
... the fried pork vendors we kept seeing and forego the casadas (meal of the day) to find something light. There were quite a few marisquerias (seafood restaurants) which seemed to fit the bill. Having a seat inside under the fan, eating salad and ceviche and cooling off with a natural (fresh squeezed juice) was exactly what we needed.
We hadn't really found the places where people live or shop so we continued to explore. Even stopping in a ...
... even though their cage was rather small. We then went into the orchid gardens and enjoyed the beautiful and varied orchids in flower and on display.
By this time we were running horribly late for our return to the ship ( we were late). We had a spectacular day seeing beyond the local town and our trip into the mountains to the coffee plantation was brilliant. We were so glad we decided on this tour - it was much better than going ...
... we added Purple-throated Mountain-gem, Magenta-throated Woodstar, Scintillant Hummingbird, and the Magnificant Hummingbird. We had a pretty good rain for a bit after lunch, but saw a Golden-browed Chlorophonia dancing in the leaves. The afternoon concluded with a drive way up into the cloud forest, but the clouds were so thick today that the only bird we got a good look at was a female Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher. ...