Hotel Lomas del Volcan
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lomas del Volcan La Fortuna
Fabulous, fabulous views! Very nice rooms, very quiet and peaceful and beautiful. Highly recommend! The woodwork and decor is so elegant and the grounds are impeccable!
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Today we woke early because we wanted to hike in the rainforest in the morning before we left this wonderful place. Actually, we have kind of gotten into a routine of waking early so we are used to it. So after breakfast we headed down the trail, across the suspension bridge, and we began with a trail down to the Sarapiqui river. Nice to see it up …
In the many, many, many years that we have been together, I can't recall hearing DH scream or giggle- presumably these aren't two characteristics you would expect from a former police officer? She does have a series of gasps that I have learned to interpret as a summons for a needed bug squishing (the size of the gasp was usually a good indicator …
... wake up at 4:30 to catch a bus to travel here by 8. As the local towns grow from tourism, more women can work at restaurants, shops and hotels. So the artisans are coming from more rural places, and possibly from more poverty. And one artisan expressed that as the tourist trade grows, it is also pricing town living out of the range of the average Tico. So the work day ended after all our frustrations when the Artisans had to leave between ...
Today, we went to 100% Aventura Tours in Monteverde. It was simply amazing. If you get a chance to zip lining in Costa Rica - Do It!!!
My tour started at 11 am. Most of the people that took part in the same tour as me arrived by bus from different hotels.
As I was waiting for my tour to begin, I little kitty cat came up to Joanne and myself. The cat was so cute... awe.. :)
After a safety course, we were on our way up the big hill.
Let's just ...
... A great experience.
After another day of chilling, we decided to get more adventurous and do zip lining. Something i had never done before and with a fear of heights this was something that I wasn't overly looking forward to. It turned out however that the whole thing was epic. For $70 we did 18 zip lines above the rain forest canopy and a Tarzan swing - the guides were fun and friendly and the views were outstanding. Included in the ...