Hotel & Resort Monte Escondido
Travel Blogs from Boca Arenal
... moment and greet the day in song together... We are assured few late nights here! So another day at CASEM. Every morning a new group of women and some of their children join us to work. These kids go to one of the schools that is on break right now. Inevitably, the kids speak better English than we do, and the mothers speak none. By working with each, I do believe my Spanish is getting better! Today was another day of painting. one of the highlights ...
... birds and then a Tamandua, or Anteater, up a tree. Kevin is an amazing guide, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, one of the best ever!
The next day we took a guided walk in La Selva. It might have proved a disappointment as we had been expecting to be a group of three (Matthias, a young man from Denmark who was also staying at AndreaCristina came with us) but in fact they put us together with a group of six from the US comprising grandparents, parents and ...
... evening at the base of the volcano arenal in all the hot springs! Our favourite one was the pool that had a bar in it ;-) after a few cocktails we had a buffet diner and then got back to our hostel! It's going to be an uncomfortable night as humidity is very high! We are currently sweating trying to lie under the fan for the slightest bit of cool air! The traffic outside aswell is so loud- we have been advised to buy ear plugs! Might not be a bad ...
You don't get much sleep on these trips!! Off to the bakery at 7am again - this time I tried a chocolate 'croissant'. Not really a croissant, more just bread in a croissant shape. But it was good. And then I felt sick! We left in a private van at 8am. Sad to leave the cloud forests of Monteverde behind. I really like it here. It took 2 hours to drive to Arenal lake. The drive was beautiful. It was a lovely sunny day - bright blue sky. Bright green forest. Amazing hills all around. ...
... store manager gave us 10% off the total because we spent a lot of money. They are not use of Costa Rican people spending a lot. It was nice to see how other food taste like and how much it sell.
It is funny because a lot of the fruits we had at the villa we rented so we did not have to by it. we saved a lot of money there. We then came home and put the food away. I made ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet