Tilajari Hotel Resort
Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
... a new area away from fruit farms.
So now we are packing and preparing for our journey tomorrow. We need to reach San Jose airport by lunch time. It is hopefully a 2 ½ hour journey if the road is not washed out by rain, but Alex has arranged for Kevin to take us and leave very early so we can birdwatch on the way!
We have loved our time in Central America, the birds and wildlife have been amazing and the people friendly and ...
... our guide, Jorge was in a canoe.
The trip started in Muelle on the river called Peñas Blancas. We saw an impressive amount of wildlife on this trip! Highlights:
- Spectacle owl (orange chest)
- Jesus Christ lizard (so named because it runs ON the water - Brian spotted it on a tree trunk. It wasn't until we got close that we realized what it was)
- Howler monkeys
- Poison Dart Frog (tiny ...
... stipulate that if you have paid, irrespective of the weather, you jump. Rach went first and screamed all the way down. When it was my turn, weather got a little worse...
There is something about standing on a perfectly good platform, looking down at the ground which seems so far below and listening to a countdown, knowing, that this could be ...
... balcony and opted to explore the hotel and have a light dinner at the hotel pool bar. Very relaxing.
We also had to decide on Wednesday's adventure. Our original plan was to do a 1/2 day white water rafting trip. Alex, the excellent hotel desk manager had a better idea...he suggested WaterFall rappelling (aka canyoneering). I had read about this activity on many sites...an exciting, once in a lifetime adventure... but thought it would be too adventurous for us. ...
... with limited breaks waiting. This was great and once we get somewhere we can load a disc we will pop some photos up from this. We then had a wander round the gardens with birds, butterfly's and frogs all around us. That night, we headed to baldi hot springs- the largest springs in the world (apparently) built into the side of the volcano. Here there are swim up bars and night club pools- and we loved having a few hours to just relax and soak until we looked like prunes! :) Amanda and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility