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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Mariner Inn Playa Flamingo
Travel Blogs from Playa Flamingo
... it literally felt like we might fly off the track. My helmet came undone and Dane flipped over but we both miraculously ended up in the cold pool at the bottom. The cherry on top was the fact that the sun greeted us at the bottom too! Buffet style lunch followed where we munched on plantain chips and met an interesting couple from Texas. We also snuck some snacks to feed to the Central American version of a raccoon or mapache with a long tail who ...
Several nights it rained while we were out. Because we were in the rainy season,there were few tourists in town. Actually, most evenings there were few people of any sort on the streets. The ubiquitous street vendors were ever present but politely left us alone after we thanked them for showing us their wares. We were quite comfortable and felt at ease in Tamarindo.
I feel confident we will return.
... out for a while and he presented us with free Imperials. With a soccer game playing in the background Victor the hotel manager became one of the most interesting people I have ever met in a matter of 90 minutes.
Victor is originally from Mexico, but left due to the violence that plagued the region in which he called home. His English more than made up for our lack of Spanish. A dreamer for a better life, he had to leave ...
Top 5 things to do when you revisit a place:
1. Make friends with the waiters and bartenders, let them tell you a story about the crazy wedding party that was there last week
2. Go out to dinner and enjoy "being"
3. Put your feet up
4. Stop and think
5. Rent a bike
If traveling the world could be a job, I would be SO good at it. How does one become a Rick Steves anyway?
... at 3pm. You do not want to get lost in the forest in the dark. In fact, the park ranger writes down your information & when you return, you need to let them know you are back.
Tonight we were eating at the restaurant so we could say "goodbye" to everyone. E-mail addresses were exchanged with the promise to keep in touch. We will for sure be returning in the next few months ~ Until next time, Pura Vida!