Tree Houses Hotel Costa Rica
Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
It’s 2 in the morning on a Saturday in December and Heather and I are finally on our way to airport...almost. We got about a mile from the house and realized that we forgot something pretty important, the envelope of all of our spending cash in the drawer. Ok, NOW we’re on our way.
We’ve been counting the days ‘till this …
Started the day with a float down the river in search of wildlife. Great sloth sighting...as the picture shows. But we also saw lots of monkeys, lizards that stand erect, crocodile (small one), and lots of beautiful birds. Molly thought she saw an Anaconda...but there are none in Costa Rica...was a log. After lunch we hiked down to Arenal waterfall for a swim...long walk down and pretty strenuous coming ...
... but mostly red)
- Gray Tree Sloth (VERY far away and only discernible via a scope)
It was great having Jorge as a guide. I think we would have missed half the wildlife had we just gone kayaking ourselves (although not the crocodile). Jorge taught us a neat trick combining one side of standard binoculars with our iPhone to get a close up picture! It works extremely well and takes a much better picture than I could ...
... moments you spend on Earth. Your heart beats that little bit faster, the hairs stand to attention on the back of your neck and when you hear the count go from two to one, it’s all over. Adrenaline is a powerful thing and I’m happy to say that this time, unlike New Zealand, my knees didn’t buckle when jumping forth into the abyss below.
... also feel a mist on your body. I was lucky it did not rain hard.
Speaking of rain. Remember my last entry when I said I was going upstairs to get my rain jacket. Well, I arrived at the "park" and guess what - I forgot the rain jacket. Oh well, it didn't rain so I was lucky - this time.. :)
I loved the views. It is amazing that normally I am terrified of heights. Even though I was high up in the sky, on the most part it did not bother me. Every so ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed