Hotel Villa Lapas
Travel Blogs from Jaco
... this time he growled at me. Guess he did not want to play catch anymore.
The beach runs right next to the main road. Along the beach, there are different areas that you can gain access to the main road. In between these places, there are houses and restaurants. For the houses, they are fenced in with solid walls. I thought - why be near the water when you have a solid wall interfering with your view of the beautiful beach?
All the houses mainly have fences around ...
... about 30 minutes of hiking up the mountain, we each ziplined our way to our first rappelling platform.
Thus began our first of 4 rappels down the waterfalls. The three guides on our tour were very encouraging, helpful & safety-conscious. We were required to wear our helmets at all times and whenever we were either in the waterfall, on a flat rock outpost of the waterfall or a zipline or rappelling platform, we were tethered ...
Miles 83 Total 15,754
Went down to breakfast and the only other person in there was an American talking to one of the owners so I sat with him. He now lives in Casta Rica and works in real estate and suggested Jaco, a beach resort which, he said, is on the way to Panama.
Before I went there I had to visit a Triumph dealer as the steering head boss had been loose for some time......maybe from the service by my good friend at South Bay Motors !! I ...
... Bill Mackey indicated that he would buy the power head from Lakeland when we get back. So we used the proceeds to buy a sorely needed chainsaw for Hogar de Vida.
The guys spent time with the children in the morning and in the afternoon and made many friends. David Smage shared his testimony this morning with the guys and the Tias in the Rancho.
Tonight, Tim Stromstad had supper with us and shared his gratitude with us for ...
... the start of the long summer/Christmas school holidays in Costa Rica). A French couple joined us and then we were off. We must have seen at least 20 different species of bird on that three hour trip. It seemed that we couldn't go five feet without the guide pointing out a heron hiding in the undergrowth at the edge of the river, or turkey vultures circling overhead. He took us for a three part tour starting on the riverside, moving into the mangroves and finally taking us to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking