Hotel Sol Samara
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... the ungodly waiting in long lines. Bring snacks and lots of water.
It really is all about the great outdoors for both of these countries (although the only big city we spent time in was Panama City as we opted out of going to San Jose). We would have liked to spend some time on the Caribbean side, but weather forced us to stay along the Pacific. Something we are planning on remedying when we get to Nicaragua.
One thing that ...
... hoops light up! sigh...
I woke up late today, and once again, Rhea Lynn made us breakfast. Lush. I eat multiple avocados each day.... I love them. They go well with EVERYTHING!
I spent a couple of hours reading and laying out by the pool before we left for the beach. Then that is exactly what I did there. Relaxed. I was a perfect beach bum. I am quite sure I could do it professionally. Lots of locals were there ...
... women trotted their beautiful
horses decked out in their best tack up and down the streets. The horses here
have a very unique gate, I am told it provides the smoothest ride of any breed
of horse…maybe before I leave I will have the opportunity to ride. We did not stay around for the full parade; we
were getting hungry and were anxious to get to the beach.
Nicoya we stopped at a small stand ...
I went to Sámara on the Nicoya Peninsula, in search of turtles as the arribada (roughly translates as 'arrival into port') had reportedly started. The turtles ran to their own schedule, but when they did arrive it was a stunning sight to behold. A short but sweet trip to Playa Sámara almost came up empty on turtles, as nature had it's own plan and the turtles stayed away on my first day. With stunning scenery ...
... all I saw 6 planes come and go all in the same fashion with no signage of low flying aircraft anywhere ( health & safety!)
The next part of our journey was a 1.5 hour ferry which would take us on a short cut across the peninsula and a 2 hour drive to Manuel Antonio ( a small but very beautiful national park where we were going so that Del could finally see a sloth).
We stayed just outside Manuel Antonio in a town called Quepos. The Lonely Planet guide said ...