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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
... poor old guy. The beach had very black sand with lots of rocks on it, it also is not a good swimming beach as the current is very strong. There were people looking for Conchal's, they are a delicacy here. We seen some starfish and little blue fishes in the pools of waters. As we were walking there were some other people riding their horses on the beach. After our morning of riding we hung out by the pool, Haidan ended up getting a ...
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?
... a tiny baby turtle! It was all alone and was going the wrong way, not toward the ocean. Our guide was philosophical and said only the strong and smart survive. It was so tiny and adorable and I wanted so much to pick it up and put it in the ocean but we were not allowed, of course, as it must find its own way. If it is a girl when she matures in about 12 or more years she will come back to this same beach to lay her eggs. All the mother turtles we ...