Punta Real Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Playa Chachalacas
... into my mild apprehension about the next chunk of my life living in NY away from the family and friends I have loved and lived near for the past 23 years. So brace yourselves, this is gonna be a long one. If I remember correctly, the last time I blogged was back in Prescott. Since then, we had prom (so fun!), our last build day (so chill!), and faced a lot of desert (so hot!). Some big highlights were seeing the California state sign, passing through border control, seeing the ...
... and the hippos.
The zoo is enormous, as you can imagine and built into the side of a canyon. There are lots of hills but thankfully a lot of vegetation that allows for shade. Another good thing is there are shuttle buses that come along the hilly, farther out points about every fifteen minutes or so, and will bring you back to flat ground. All the drivers were great and stopped along the routes if they passed an animal that was out or ...
Well my month in sd is up! It's been an interesting month. Alcohol and drugs tried to defeat me but I've managed to survive, only just. I'm a little bit sad to be leaving as I've met some wicked people here but you know what drinking excessively every night and sleeping in till noon every day isn't really me, good for short time. Shawns gonna be here soon and then we are out of here like a rocket ship! I've dreamt for this trip for years and for it to finally come to ...
... the cliffs. So we backtracked up to the road and walked along the costal streets, where we stopped and spoke to the man that had told us its not safe where we were walking. He explained how bad this coastal area is now, with so many houses now under threat. Sat on the beach for a while watching surfers doing their thing :) Back to our room for a little rest. Before hitting the shops .... few last ...
... American meal at the restaurant belonging to our hotel. I had a lovely American burger with....wait for it......garlic fries. I didn't know you could legally serve fries with the quantity of oil & garlic these had. I reckon I could've lit a fire with it if I'd wanted to.
Everyone was pretty happy to get a reasonably early night tonight in anticipation of a fun-filled day tomorrow. Look out San Diego - the March's are here!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking