The Springs Resort And Spa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Springs Resort And Spa La Fortuna
Only downside is that it is so Americanized that you may as we'll be there. But great views of the volcano and great hot springs and food.
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Our trip to Costa Rica finally left the city and into the volcanic territory of Arenal where we met a rather relieved and helpful soul in Joe. As a background, he had been our American host via email for ages, trying to sort out options for transportation, being incredible helpful so when he saw us he had a genuine, 'oh great, you're here' look …
... locals, but ogled by tourists). You can imagine Sierra's excitement. So far, we've swam under a huge waterfall, rafted the Sarapiqui river (or at least dragged our boats over the rocks) and ziplined in the canopy of the rainforest next to the Arenal Volcano. As we soared above the trees on the highest zip-line cables in Costa Rica, those of us who were brave enough to look down and around could see the Arenal Volcano next to Lake Arenal, a ...
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... producing regions all around the world, he demonstrated us, how one can prepare excellent coffee with a basic glass jar. He took us to a small room, where he was roasting the coffee beans. There were many nicely decorated bags, ready to be filled with freshly roased golden beans.
Today we tasted one of the best filter coffees we ever had. This 'Coffee-Lab' ...
... down and clumsily climbed back up to do it again several times. It was awesome and we didn't expect it, but the amount of dust that stuck onto us on the way back wasn't so cool.
We had arranged to have a few drinks with our guides that evening. So they picked us up and drove out of town to a nice viewpoint where we could see the stars and Monteverde. Being in the middle of nowhere with two strangers may seem dangerous, but the guys were good guys and as I reminded my friends, ...