Lodge las Ranas
Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... salad this morning. I enjoyed the pineapple but the grapefruit was a little over powering in its taste. Guess what? I still don't like grapefruit - even the ones in Costa Rica. Next time, Joanne said she would make me a fruit salad with no grapefruit.. Thanks hon... :)
I better go upstairs and get my raincoat before I forget it. I guess it get showers when you are walking in the rainforest.. Imagine that! lol :)
We started out with a week together in a rental house next to the beach in Playa Sámara, Costa Rica. We then traveled up to the higher elevations of the volcano Rincon de la Vieja for a few days at Hacienda Guachipelín, a working ranch, for some waterfall hiking, horseback riding, and hot spring dipping. After that, Angus and Amy headed back ...
... 20 minute walk from the town and beach but right on the path the howler monkeys take every day! In the four days that we were there, we saw so many howler monkeys! The best time was on our walk back on the last day, and we saw about 15 of them all together, munching on some food as they jumped from tree to tree. They were right by the road and we managed to look at them up close with their jet black faces staring back at us, it was amazing. We saw ...
... we'd touched-wood that we didn't have to turn around and go back to Samara).
Satnav alerted us to another river crossng which said 4x4 only. We'd had a few of these warnings already but when we got to the river there were 2 ways to cross it. We couldn't see the bottom of the river either way and there were no water marks from where the other car had gone through. Del got out the car and threw some rocks in the water to gauge the depth (while vultures were circling above ...
... a lot of fun- I forget which one.
Our first high-noon we spent eating a delicious lunch at Sheriff Rustic where we chose from a menu of typical Costa Rican dishes, the standard hamburger or the classic cheese sandwich. Whatever they ordered, they also received an obligatory glass of water. I remember when I was at camp and the shoe was on the other foot. How I complained about having to drink water at each meal. Now that ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility