How has this hotel rated in the past?
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Outdoor pool
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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?
... damn park is closed on Mondays! By now I am just plain numb from this experience. We decided to sit on the tailgate of the truck & eat our lunch, what else could go wrong? It started pouring cats & dogs. We quickly gathered the food & sat inside the truck to finish our gourmet lunch. I couldn't even talk, the day was a HUGE nightmare, but knew we would laugh about our bad luck later. For now I was eating Lay's chips & ...
... turtles at night, you say yes!" We got to the first turtle, but Mama Turtle #1 did not like the grounds and we watched her return to the Pacific. We then went on to the next turtle that a guide found. Mama Turtle #2 dug the grounds. Literally, they dig a hole for themselves and then a deep hole for the eggs. We saw Mama Turtle #2 laying eggs in her natal habitat and it was nothing short of National Geographic amazing. The first time they lay eggs, they lay up to 100!