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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Backyard Hotel Playa Hermosa
Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
... to go much faster than Pepino. Our companions were three bro's who had just been zip lining, so they said, but who also looked high on many other substances. The other gringos were South Florida swamp rats - two couples both with little girls and a sister of one of the guys. Roy, the main guide, had given the trail order of these three bro's first, then the second guide Ormal, followed by Em and me, with this party of five adults / two teeny girls and the horse wrangler, Gilberto, at ...
... large black arachnidian creature with large clicking pinchers aimed towards me. I made no loud girly noises, but jumped from the bed as quickly as possible without flinging the scorpion into places unknown or unseeable. Sucker was three inches long with an outreach of two. To her credit E, who hates all things spidery, made it into the bathroom upon my directions to leave the room (save yourself was flashing thru ...
... aside, it was a wonderful place and the boys enjoyed Vigdis' superb home cooking and pottering about on the beach. There were also 2 other couples, from Norway and Canada, staying at the lodge and so mealtimes were truly international affairs.
We have seen impressive frigate birds, a fishing kingfisher (much larger than in UK!) and pelicans as well as capuchin and howler monkeys. We were ...
Once the sun had risen, we headed to the ocean for a quick cool down... I ran into Raul again and we said our farewells. After packing to up our things, Madz, Ashley, Mitch, Olga (our British add-on friend) headed to the waterfall to rinse off the salt water. Soon after we were on our way back to the Caribbean coast!
... alley into town. It is very touristy in Jaco and reminds me of Wasaga Beach. I found it a bit overwhelming but along my journey I found a grocery store. I could have stayed in there for hours. Obviously I love food and I kept thinking about telling my students about what I was seeing. I bought bananas, lots of water, mango juice and banana chips. I'm still getting used to the conversion rate so it cost me a lot less than I had thought it would ...