Hotel La Costa de Papito
Travel Blogs from Puerto Viejo
Bf in our lodge restaurant and then off in the car to the South East coast bordering Panama and o the Caribbean ocean. Approx 213km drive. Stopped first at our favourite restaurant in La Fortuna to pick up lunch. S also bought 3 courses of anti-histamine tabs as she is suffering from mossie bites. Hilly roads and torrential rain all day. Tarmac! …
A good nights sleep in our mosquito netted bed in our cabin. The usual dog barking and early morning cockerel alarm, up at 0530hrs. A bunch of birds sits high up above us and eats the fruit from large berries and spits/***** out the stones onto out tin roof making an awful crash. Breakfast in the lodge restaurant featured much of the same items but …
We've been in Puerto Viejo for less than a day and so far, it's been educational for me. Here are a few lessons that I learned in the last 24 hours:
1. Skipping dinner & going straight to happy hour followed by more drinks in town = not good
2. My husband's code phrase to get me away from two creepy locals who, unbeknowst to …
According to the Lonely Planet guide the border crossing from Panama to Costa Rica at Guabito / Sixaola is “straightforward” and “most travellers find it hassle free”. That was not quite how it turned out for us on Friday morning.
We left Bocas del Toro by water taxi as planned. (The weather was warm but overcast as …
This morning I woke up and got all packed, and headed to the kitchen to make breakfast. I diced up tomatoes and cracked eggs for a scramble, and then Carol cooked them on the communal stove. I also cut up my first ever pineapple (under Carol's guidance). In addition to the scrambled eggs and fruit, we also had a fresh pan of that delicious banana …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
We were satisfied staying here for two nights, but we weren't overly impressed.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.