Crowne Plaza Hotel Corobici
Travel Blogs from San Jose
It was bittersweet waking up today knowing it was our last full day in Costa Rica. Even though the majority of us are mentally and physically drained, we have had such an amazing time that many of us aren't ready to return. Today was a relatively uneventful day as it was full of traveling. We got up, ate breakfast, finished packing, and drove to get ...
... We checked in at the curb and I sailed through TSA with my TSA Clear status! Then on to the gate to board for Dallas! Approaching Dallas we encountered a major rain storm and had to circle the airport for about an hour. Of course we missed our scheduled departure time to Costa Rica. However, that plane was delayed too, so it all worked out. What was once a ...
... includes sloths, iguanas, the rare squirrel monkeys, as well as millions of colorful little crabs. I hate to say it, but besides the beach which was beautiful, there really wasn't much else to see. We walked what seemed like a mile on a dirt and rock road without seeing much of anything. Other than seeing a few monkeys from a distance, as well as a spider, that was it. I guess we're not really nature walk people. We returned to the hotel as the heat ...
... the past 24 days. I still can't believe it has been that long, where did the time go? Also there is the factor that in a travelling group of 18 there is always something going on and it rather felt like having to switch off a soap opera you had just got into, half way through!
Anyway we have all swapped details and I look forward to seeing how their travels progress without me. Jackie, Pete and Katherine are actually going to be ...
... dude who spooked us out!!
We were elated to arrive at Casa Mariposa. A college volunteer showed us around briefly. It seemed like a very environmentally friendly, low-key place with many rules to keep it so. For instance, there are at least 5 options of disposing your garbage-- the least preferable being the waste basket since the garbage up in that area is only picked up once a month.
The ubiquitous cricket sound added to our good night's sleep.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service