Hotel Shawandha Lodge

Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo, Province of Limon, 7304, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Viejo

Take a Walk on the Caribbean Side

A travel blog entry by moppet77


After a rowdy game of Jeopardy--I introduced the Final Jeopardy question this week and let the students bet how many ever points they wanted--Lauren, Caitlin and I said our sad good-byes to Kalpa and headed off to Puerto Viejo. After a long bus ride (they are always long bus rides), we arrived in Puerto Viejo. Immediately upon my arrival, I noticed …

Costa Rica - Pura vida

A travel blog entry by ksmith630


... yams, roots, cassava, and zucchini with some spiced herbal tea. As we were chatting to him over lunch, he was teaching us Spanish as well as raving about this local spiced drinking chocolate - how it's the best thing you'll ever drink, but you have to getter it from locals, not the touristy places in town. So we convinced him to take us to his friends house where they make cacao. Here we got to roast, de-shell, and grind our own cacao beans to make our drinking chocolate. They add ...

Christmas in Costa Rica, Goodbye Jennay!

A travel blog entry by bteam1


Final Destination on roadtrip! Costa Rica!!! Our aim was to make it to Puerto Viejo to spend Christmas with Bess but we were a day behind schedule due to BJ's sick day. It actually worked out quite well for us. We arrived in La Fortuna, Costa Rica on Christmas eve and found ourselves a beautiful resort hostel to stay in. The sun was shining, garden full of hammocks, pool and swim up bar. Just what the doctr ordered after a few weeks of camping! We ...

'Pura Vida' and where the jungle meets the sea...

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time


... stingrays, corals and some stunning fish...
And then fresh grilled fish for dinner!

This place has been a special paradise- jungles, beaches, wildlife. Mangoes for breakfast and fish for dinner.

Should we move here..?

White Water Rafting in Costa Rica!

On our way to San Jose we decided to include rafting in our transfer and so were picked up by bus and taken to ...

And the rains kept coming.....

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce


... the terrain flattened and we approached the Sixaola River which is the border between Panama and Costa Rica. I'd read about the dodgy bridge crossing and confess to having had some qualms about crossing here, but after 30 minutes of the inevitable delays in getting papers stamped etc (and paying to leave the country!), I set off across the bridge which us the old railway bridge over the river. Originally it was just the rails on the sleepers, but they have nailed down what ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo, is near Cahuita National Park, Aviarios del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary, and Uva Tours.
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