Hotel La Puerta del Sol
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We got a ride to Playas del Coco from Bianca´s nephew and arrived to see a small town near the beach. The beach was huge, all dark sand and small waves as it was set in a small bay. The town is quite touristy and has some nice restaurants but the prices were almost the same as Canadian prices. We drove out to a close beach called Playa Ocotal, …
Playas del Coco does not get a very good write up in the Lonely Planet and we only decided to go there because of the quality of the diving, but actually, it´s a very nice beach and friendly vibe and the diving was good but not as great as we´d hoped. Having said that, we saw tonnes of cool stuff - lots of sharks (only white tipped reef sharks, but …
The transfer from Montezuma to Coco was simpler and cheaper that what I had expected.
I found a direct flight from Sansa Regional from Tambor to Liberia for only $65 and I booked it!
All their flights are connecting in SJO, probably a problem with the online reservation system.
So I get in time at the Tambor air terminal to …
As I was visiting some friends for a long period of time in the US, we decided to take a week to indulge ourselves with some chilling out in Costa Rica. As my friends were already experienced divers and set on having me try, we opted for Playas del Coco, a nice beach town on the Pacific Coast, in the gorgeous province of Guanacaste.
... the talk I had heard; but it was still a great way to end the trip. And now with Peru visited, I can check off another continent. Two to go! Travel Tip: Carry your swimsuit in your carryon if you are off to the beach. Fun Fact: La Fortuna, the town that is the jumping off point for Arenal Volcano, changed its name after the volcano erupted and destroyed two other villages and left La Fortuna untouched. Trivia: What year did Arenal Volcano erupt causing this ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Puerta del Sol Playas del Coco
We stayed here as a result of a diving package through deep blue diving. It is a great hotel, nice rooms, nice pool and grounds. It is a five minute walk from the beach which is all sand and huge. Definitely reccomend.
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