Tree Houses Hotel Costa Rica
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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 …
... two pilots, and there was only one empty seat. With the lack of visibility (surprise – it was cloudy!) and rain, it was a little nerve-wracking on the climb, but it was neat to see the Tortuguero area from the sky for a little bit on our way out of the area.
It was a quick flight – 25 minutes – back to San Jose's smaller airport named "Tobías Bolaños", and then we got on an air conditioned van for the 3 hour drive to the Arenal (which is ...
... to the hotel, I could get an alcoholic beverage of my choosing, yet by 10pm the bars were closed (though the hotel fact sheet indicated one was supposed to be open until 1am -- perhaps not on Sundays). However, our room has a mini fridge with mini bar prices posted on the door. $2.50 for a can of beer seemed quite reasonable to me. I opened up the door and....nothing. No beer. No coke. No wine. No nips. Nothing.
Tomorrow is guaranteed to be a better day.
... had any doubt that breakfast was gone and lunch deserving.
We drove back to Kioro stopped in the room to check the schedule and we had time for a hasty lunch and then to the tree top tour. Deb and I both had their signature burger/sandwich, it had lettuce tomatoe pickle then the good stuff, ham bacon and don't for get the pattie of ground beef with a local baked bun. The fries were crisp on the outside and soft ...
... to a sloth was a pretty uncommon. This was a common 2 toed sloth and it was a greyish darker color. It was bigger than i thought it would be up colse. It was easily 4 feet tall when standing and it had long arms. The guide next to me kept assuring the crowd that it was no more than 10 kilos in weigth. After a few pictures we left him alone. Even though they look cute, i learned that sloths are very territorial and can become violent and mean. We headed off again, this time ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed