Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTulemar Bungalows & Villas Manuel Antonio National Park
Great bungalow with floor to ceiling walls overlooking bay. Private. Very nice and close to town.
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... money he says, "no tip for me?" I just don't know anymore. People just try to take advantage of travelers too often. "That's all of our money", we say. And it really is all of Jamies American money. Our hotel is in the jungle with no ATM in sight. We will have to survive on $20 for today. As we walk down the steps to our villa, I hear a flop and look up to see a giant iguana walking down the path. "We can't even get to our room without seeing jungle animals," ...
... so different than those at home. (Its the little things!) today has really been a boring day - beach, swimming, lunch, then back to the hostel, where we showered (the new room also doesn't have hot water... but it's so hot it felt good!) and we also booked rooms for Quito and got some laundry done. The lady at the hostel is doing it for us, there's a laundromat nearby, but she's doing it for cheaper. I was really not happy with the hostel at the start, but ...
... recommend it! Manuel Antonio is famous for the national park so that’s where we went. First we checked in to another beautiful hotel; La Mariposa. It looks like every next hotel we visit in Costa Rica is more fancy which is very welcoming when you arrive tired from a long day driving. The national park is stunning! We took a guided tour because you see so much more. They bring along a HD telescope which shows ...
... and a doughnut for David, which was awesome. Maria chose a cheese pastry thing which was to her surprise tasted sweet.
A little further down the road we stopped by Rio Grande de Tarcoles for a bit of crocodile spotting from the bridge. It wasn't difficult either, there were loads of them and they were huge, even from a distance you could tell. There must have been around 20 spread between the river bank and slowly cruising on ...
... five of us back to the apartments with all of our groceries. If he hadn't it would have been a long and hot walk. We decided to stay in and hang out by the pool. After a while, the family of white faced monkeys came by looking for food. I got some great video of them that I will post later. Rolly tried to make us all dinner - Chicken, black beans, rice, and corn. The chicken and corn was good but the rice and beans needed hours more ...