Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... than some of the normal suites you would see back home. We have a living room with a sitting area, one bedroom with an enormous walk in shower that opens up onto our balcony (a little strange).
After getting settled in we decided to take a walk around the resort to check out the rest of the grounds. We hooked up with Randy again and he put us on a golf cart for a ride around the property. He took us over to the spa and we were given a full tour by a girl ...
... a few more seconds to to build up our courage to jump off it. The guide went first and then Peri went second because Aaron went first of the waterfall. Aaron eventually jumped and we both floated down the beautiful canyon till there was a part low enough for us to climb up. We walked up and jumped off a few more times before it starting getting exhausting. Peri jumped one extra time to Aaron though :p we headed to the next spot which was a ...
... to stop in at the cheese
factory for the ice cream. One of our favorite spots for a quick snack
or lunch in Santa Elena was Taco Taco! Some of the best street tacos
ever! The house at Casa Cielo is also perfect for just hanging out and
watching the local birds and wildlife. We fed chickens, played with the
dogs and just generally relaxed with a glass of wine while waiting for ...
... jeopardy. :-(
We also learned that on Sundays buses do not run on the hour as they do every other day. The next one was 11ish, followed by 1:00. Even though we hadn't finished shopping, we thought it best to head to the bus stop to catch the 11:00. There we stood for about a 1/2 hr, slowly baking, until the bus arrived about 11:20. Luckily there was a Tico waiting for the bus too and he assured us it would arrive....patience.
Once back at the hotel, we lounged in ...
... another try as the the road to Carrillo was totally flat - for the most part - and would be easy peasy.
I put the back pack full of snacks, water, first aid, towels, and of course phones, into the bike basket. As I cruised out the hotel exit onto the road, I turned back to see if Robin was coming. The weight of the backpack caused my front wheel to turn and given I was looking backwards...you know what's coming don't ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet