Hotel La Mariposa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Mariposa Manuel Antonio National Park
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
Had to get up early and squeeze in some breakfast so we could catch the 8 am shuttle to the beach. We had to get in some beach time. Took the shuttle to the beach and immediately upon drop off we had all kinds of guys trying to rent us chairs and umbrellas. Found some reasonably priced chairs and umbrellas and then they tried to sell us massages, …
Got up early as the fishing guide was sending a cab to get Mr. Kwan, Matt, Marcus, Zach and I for our fishing adventure. Ate breakfast then had to run back to the apartment to take pictures of our passports in case we needed them to get our fishing licenses. The website said we would need them but then we get there and nahhh, just give him your $15 …
Got up and ate our last breakfast of fresh eggs, milk, and cheese. Packed up, took our last pictures at Hotel El Silencio del Campo then loaded up in the van. It is a 3 hour drive from La Fortuna to Queops as it is wind up the mountain wind down the mountain.
Stopped along the way for Lunch at a great little Soda on the side of the …
... and so I was curious to get there and see if it lives up to the hype. We didn't have a reservation and the booking sites were telling me it was 80% booked so I was a bit nervous that we wouldn't be able to find accommodation. The approach to Manuel Antonio is via a narrow road that is winding and is packed with up-scale resorts. The plan was to drive as far along the road as we could (right to the edge of the park) and work our way back, asking ...
... us and not a person in site. There was not as much wildlife other than butterflies and birds as there was in our last two stops but the cloud forest was nice and actually had tons of pine trees mixed in with the rest of the rainforest plant life. We hiked a very steep and difficult trail to a creek and was promised an old flow of lava but just found a bunch of kids with their families.
The observatory was like 9 km up a dirt (rocks really) road and we made our way ...