Hotel La Mariposa
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Visit Klenske, Ink. We are staying at La Mariposa hotel (the butterfly), which is perched on a cliff overlooking the pacific ocean and manuel antonio national park. The hotel is gorgeous, mostly due to the scenery and the vistas. There´s a swimming pool and two swim up bars, and an open air restaurant, and our room has a nice porch where we can get …
... then dove to the bottom (15 meters, or about 45 feet!) three different times and brought up a sea urchin, and two different species of starfish - the first one was called a spider starfish, and the second one was very unique - our guide didn't know the name of it, and seemed genuinely excited about finding it. We got to hold all of them. The cool thing about the second starfish is that it left parts of its suckers on our hands when we were ...
... enough to see dolphins gliding along with the front of the boat.. Turtles floating gracefully on the surface and a marlin flying out of the water, which made us all even more excited!! As it was coming to lunch time we had not even touch a rod and our excitement was fading.. Fast! We were lucky enough to see at least 12 sails of the sailfish cutting through the ...
... beautiful music.
Now it was dinner time and we climbed into our…Yaris SUV (Silly Ugly Vehicle). It is an undefinable dark color with no wheel covers, making it look like we are driving on 4 spare times. Even more embarrassing is the horn. Most vehicle horns go 'honk’. This one goes ‘hink’. The only positive is that the 5-speed manual transmission gets good mileage. It is not unusual for bicycles to pass ...
... Aiden counted 140 altogether. We crossed a few suspension bridges that were wobbly and make of metal grating. The views were beautiful! Waterfalls and streams flowed below us and the canopy of the trees were at eye level. We spotted a few birds - one with red eyes, but I can't remember the name of it - and some hummingbirds. We saw a few anoles of different colours and then came out to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service