Las Olas Hotel & Restaurant

Playa Hermosa de Jaco, Jaco, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel

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Surf, sunsets stifling heat and stoners

A travel blog entry by cookcorn


Playa Hermosa (beautiful beach) is indeed beautiful. It is little more than a small stretch of hotels and houses along the coast south of Jaco, the party capital of Costa Rica. It is famous for its surf, which means that it attracts, who would have guessed, surfers.

The guy driving the bus from Monteverde to Playa Hermosa was great and …

Birra de Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by noreservations


So far, we've tried five different Costa Rican Beers. They're not bad after a couple hours of surfing. Salud!!

Esterillos Oeste

A travel blog entry by noreservations

Me and Lenny paddled out at Oeste today for four hours. We did not wake up for the 5am session but made up for it later that morning. I strapped on a wrist video camera and was able to take videos of the lineup, the surfers, and the surrounding area while I was sitting out waiting for waves. The second video, I tried recording myself dropping into …

Surfing Playa Hermosa

A travel blog entry by noreservations


After three days of surfing at least five hours a day, all of our bodies are aching and sore. Surfing central Costa Rica has been the most demanding both physically and mentally for all three of us. If you want perfect waves, you have to really earn it here. We surfed right in front of our hotel this morning. It was our first time surfing out front …

Cultura de Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by noreservations


I have to admit the food and drinks here in Costa Rica are amazing. We've eaten nothing but fresh blackened/grilled mahi mahi and ahi every day. The restaurant in our hotel has the best food I've had while traveling. Here are some of the pics of the drinks/food.

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