Hotel Monte Real
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- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
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Christmas day was our first full day in Costa Rica and we would be heading to La Fortuna from San Josť. Since it’s on the way, Ro suggested we do whitewater rafting today and do activities in La Fortuna the following day. Everyone agreed, so the full group was doing rafting. We boarded our van around 730 and left San Josť. Past Alajuela, we …
... getting closer figured out it was a massive iguana sunbathing on the smallest of branches! With a few vultures flying overhead and some egrets (black birds) chilling on rocks marking the rapids our guide led us into a small inlet in the bank where we stopped and he hopped out into the rainforest! Thinking he had gone for a wee, he returned a few minutes later shaking something in his hands. Thinking this was a spider I started to panic a little but when he opened ...
... a short drive from the restaurant to our main destination for the day, Project Asis, another wildife sanctuary. This was a much more established place than the first sanctuary we went to. They had regularly scheduled tours and there another family that joined us and our guide Carlos. He was a great guide because he was really passionate about the animals, very excited to be talking to us, and it was very interesting to hear all his stories.
We started off visiting Perla ...
... trip and generally a really peaceful way to see the wildlife and experience the jungle.
We spent the rest of the afternoon (and the next two days) relaxing in the hot springs. This was the best hotel we stayed at but we were a bit unlucky with the weather and wished we had spent an extra day on the beach.
On 12th January we did our final trip as we made our way from Arenal to San Jose from ...
Jess and I were up early and headed out before breakfast to see a place called the Hummingbird Gallery. This is really just a cafe outside the entrance gate to the Monte Verde Cloud Forest that has set up some hummingbird feeders on their verandah. We managed to be there before anyone else and had the place to ourselves. The hummingbirds were buzzing all around us like moths, flying around our heads and hovering right in front of us. We didn't really manage ...