La Palapa Ecolodge Resort

Quepos,Portalon, Portalon, Province of Puntarenas, 60602, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Portalon

Back to the Heat of the Coast

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... were built 'in' the jungle as opposed to clearing the jungle to make way for them. We were staying at Loma Linda, a house converted for holiday accommodation. The house's upper floor had 2 ensuite bedrooms and rest of the huge living area and balcony is shared. We're sharing with a German couple tonight but they are leaving tomorrow so maybe we will get the place to ourselves.

We took a short walk around and were surprised to ...

Mangroves, monkeys, mahi mahi, mindlessness

A travel blog entry by grahamh


... or family member belonging to either of us checked on our welfare following the tsunami warning for Costa Rica's Pacific coast after the Chilean earthquake a few days ago. We packed our bags, like the other hotel guests, in case the evacuation call came overnight, but we gladly woke in the morning to find ourselves still in the same dry room we went to sleep in. Emma: generally wins at any card game she teaches me, almost all of which involve a mid game ...

Riches, rags, repacking, rain forests, raccoons

A travel blog entry by grahamh


... we have done a bit of walking in the rainforest in the National Park (jumping every time something moves for fear of a giant killer snake), surfed a bit, swam a lot in the warmest sea we have ever been in, explored 3 different beautiful beaches, eaten a lot of fish, watched the stunning sun sets with cold Coronas on the main beach, watched as our bag of crisps were stolen out of our backpack by wild raccoons whilst we were in the sea, watched the sloth do ...

Day 4: Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by misslibbyrn


... Mop has an eye like a hawk and spotted animals that i NEVER would have been able to see. I'm pretty sure he was the best tour guide there because he was pointing out animals to all of the other guides too! We saw sloths, howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, raccoons, several different types of iguanas and lizards, red eyed green tree frogs, white trees frogs, brown/yellow tree frogs, the scariest giant spiders, fruit eating bats and mosquito ...

Roosters in the morning

A travel blog entry by jakedavis


... you are camping without a bathroom.

Yoga class was at 6:30 AM then next morning and we still had to walk the 5K to get to the farm. I tried, but could not run enough to make it in time, so Lynsey went on ahead while I walked. Eventually I got to the farm where class had already started.

A word on outdoor toilets, the yoga farm had it right. They had a compost toilet which neither of us had experienced before. Dana explained the rules, do ...

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This hotel, located on Quepos,Portalon, Portalon, is near Iguana Tours, Rancho Savegre, Oceans Unlimited Scuba Diving, and Rancho Los Tucanes.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding