Makanda by the Sea
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Makanda by the Sea Manuel Antonio National Park
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... Mar 19
-nice late morning start. I got a relaxing swim at the pool while the crew woke up.
-bfast for most of us then mellow morning in the apartment n ...
... One of the main reasons we drove down was to see the park, so we figured, we'll pay to get in but skip the guide. As we walked in the entrance, we were told to buy our tickets in a separate building. We found out that there were tourist prices ($16 US) and resident prices ($3) per person and in order to get the resident price, we had to show an ID, pretty crazy!
So we went in just the 3 of us, no guide, and it was silly, because we could see where the guides were pointing ...
... monkeys like the ones at the park. Anyway, back to the kayaking. The kayaking was was fun and scary. A lot more work and stress for Brian. =) Unfortunately, the kayaks did not come back with back support so it was hard to really be able to kayak more than an hour, specially in those big waves.
- Brian grumbling about places not accepting credit cards and having to get cash ...
... us a common potoo. This bird has some great coloration and was hard to see because he looked like an extension of the tree snag she was resting on. We were told by one of the cleaning ladies the monkey's got the babies and the bird has just sat there. Sad but a very interesting bird. Think they were very glad we seemed interested in the bird they had to show us.
Back to Buru's for brunch and a nice cup of coffee.
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It seems a life time since the last blog. We left Sri Lanka in December and after three nights in Beeston with Anna we flew to Lanzarote. It was a strange feeling when we arrived there, almost like going home. As we had stayed there longer than anywhere else over the last 3 ½ years ( 9 months ) perhaps it is not surprising. We had ...