Hotel Las Tortugas
Travel Blogs from Playa Grande
... was out at that time of day, it was siesta time and just too hot to be out.
After getting settled we headed for the beach and relished the cool breezes and refreshing water. The girls headed into the surf right away, and after a few times of getting pounded by the waves and saltwater up their nose, they quickly became more comfortable being in the ocean. The beach was huge (3 miles long), wide and almost empty. Pretty shells and coral soon filled our pockets, and the body ...
... this cottage has quite a few beautiful pictures and art. I thought it would be neat to have a souvenir of some of these items.
Joanne made us a marvelous supper tonight. We used the food that we had bought at the grocery store in Santa Elena today. We ate the cheese that was prepared for us when we first arrived plus tomatoes and salsa. We had these things on a pita. It was very tasty.
After eating downstairs, we returned to the balcony ...
... together. Morgs was pale at first (I wonder who he gets that from) but we buckled up and headed down Level 3 and 4 rapids. There were 48 in total and we shared our raft with two Puerta Ricans and a Tico guide. It was exhilarating! The first part was full on adrenalin before a fruit break and then the second part was less treacherous but so beautiful. It is an untouched wilderness. There is no evidence of housing but we did ...
... I did ok but went the wrong way once and then I thought Martin wanted me to demonstrate doing the turns but apparently he didn't and had actually swum off. So Laura, swimming above me, was probably wondering what on earth I was doing. I was also meant to be searching but thought that I probably wouldn't even be able to find the Titanic right in front of me due to having my brain frozen with cold. Now I know how Leonardo DiCaprio's character felt. God I was jealous of Martin in ...
... trip had been to simply relax and do nothing, but every day has been so active with hiking, walking, bicycling, yoga and surfing. I really wouldn't do anything different. It's amazing how great you feel after a day like this as opposed to sitting in front of a computer and letting the hours pass by, It is truly fulfilling. This is a very peaceful and addictive way of living and when you go to sleep at night you feel like you have earned ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet