Taboga: Eco Boutique Hotel

Carretera Federal Nautla Poza Rica Km 82.5, Monte Gordo, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 93588, Mexico | Hotel
Prices starting from $60.00
 

Travel Blogs from Monte Gordo

21. What part of ... don't you understand?

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

... first obstacle seemed to be that the clerk didn’t understand that we were talking about a credit card. He took my Visa, issued by one of the smaller banks in the US, typed on his keyboard and squinted at the screen. After much tapping and squinting (maybe he needed glasses), he finally announced, “We don’t have any access to this bank’s systems.”

“You don’t need to talk to the bank, you need to talk to ...

17. It's a dog's life

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

2

... in the US. Here they are often beloved members of the family, showered with affection, and then confined to the indoors, fenced yards, or even crates. When they are let out, they’re restricted to a leash, and not allowed to explore.

In Tecolutla, many dogs run free. They follow their people around town, or for walks on the beach, unleashed. In this respect, they seem more like members of the family than they do here precisely because they ...

15. Hurry up and wait

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

5

... bunch of dead palm trees.

Once a thriving grove of palms stood here, but they had been wiped out by either a parasite or a virus, depending on who you asked, that had been, according to another source, brought over by a hurricane. Google shed little light on the subject, at least in its English language pages. My best guess is the trees contracted a disease called Lethal Yellowing that was killing palms on the nearby Yucatan peninsula, and that the weakened trees ...

11. What's with turtles in coolers?

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

2

... a lot of time, they put the nests into coolers and take them back to Fernando’s house.

The location of each nest is carefully noted, along with the expected hatching date. The nests are monitored (including those in coolers). When the eggs hatch, the tiny turtles use a special tooth to tear their way out of the rubbery membrane. A few days of rest follow, then they dig themselves out of the sand. In the wild, ...

8. Expect the unexpected

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

2

... hot. There was no air conditioning, only a ceiling fan, but what did I expect for $200 a night ($15 US)? Despite that small detail, I liked the room because it was so open. The north wall was a sliding glass door. In addition to the screen, there was a sliding gate that locked, so you could leave the window open to let in the warm night air without fear of robbers or kidnappers. The east wall had windows as well, providing cross ventilation, something I noticed most of the other rooms, ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTaboga: Eco Boutique Hotel Monte Gordo

    Reviewed by trevezani

    Pousada

    Reviewed Apr 5, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Mexico City , Mexico Flag of Mexico

    A pousada é muito tranquila. O bar encerra tarde e tem a opção de fazer fogueira na praia. Além disso, é possível fazer aulas de kitesurf.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Taboga: Eco Boutique Hotel Monte Gordo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding