Hotel Plaza Yara
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... toed and Two-toed Sloths, Howler Monkeys, White-faced Capuchins, iguanas, Basilisks, microbats, frogs, Turkey Vultures, hawks, parrots and motmots. There is one trail to a mirador (view point) but I didn't find it to be spectacular - you just look down on one of the bays and out to sea. Then walked to Gemelas Beach for lunch (beware the iguanas and racoons! Hold on to your lunch!) and Manuel Antonio Beach for a swim. Another trail leads to Cathedral Point, which ...
... 3 seats with hundreds of people were sitting one steps in front of the church to see the show. The entertainer had tiny bikes he had kids riding and the locals seemed very amused. The church had lines of people waiting to talk to priests, I'm not sure if it was a common thing or if it was because we were about a week from Easter.
We settled on a steakhouse just behind the church that served buffalo steaks as well as beef and we both got rib eye cuts of buffalo which ...
... over it, up flew a toucan. It then flew away and we sat down to see if it would come back. We were rewarded when not only did it come back but another one flew in as well. Watched them and suddenly realized they were mating. The male was holding onto her head with his beak and it was pretty amazing to see! They then flew off and we continued on our walk.
We got to the stream that did not seem to be running as swiftly ...
... lots of chatter and when the sun catches them in flight they are spectacular, up to 3 feet long, bright red, blue and yellow. When they fly in formation they look like the Red Arrows team but after a
heavy paintball session.
One morning we had an interesting walk to the Crocodile Bridge, only getting a little nervous as we realised that the last stage of the path ran very close to the riverbank.
On the ...
... after a dip in a waterfall, having taken on four wild horses in a bamboo forest. We have enjoyed reflecting on our last five days in Costa Rica, where the lovely and genuinely happy locals have been so incredibly welcoming. Their motto for life 'Pura Vida', which means to just be happy, has definitely inspired us to appreciate life as they do. We've never met such charming people, and are looking forward to returning to this magical country one day in the ...