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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Dominical
... with a chorus of birds and the peeking eyes of the morning sun through the jungle as our alarm clock, it's safe to say that I woke with a bang.
Before anyone else was awake, I had a precious few minutes communing with the jungle and finding serenity in its natural complexity. Soon Marlin emerged with a couple large pots of crudely filtered coffee, some freshly cut fruit and some delicious breakfast breads. As the aroma of the coffee filled ...
... down, we set off for Dominical Beach. I had been told that it resembled Manuel Antonio 20 years ago, way less commercial and just as beautiful. It's a sleepy little beach town with surf shops, great food and a variety of both very chilled out locals, a gringo or two and off-the-beaten-track tourists. We booked into a gorgeous hotel situated just out of town on the river with a huge swimming pool ...
We're still having a blast here ... as we said, staying in between Dominical and Uvita on the Pacific Coast. Almost every day we stop in, even for a few minutes, at one of the dozens of beautiful beaches along this coast. The sand isn't white like Playa del Carmen area, it's more brown. And the surf stirs up the sand so it isn't clear water til out beyond the surf. But there are many miles of gorgeous waves and endless sky.
We haven't spent tons of time on the beach ...
... 9PM and Friday from 5AM to 1PM.
It is the biggest market in the area, with 100+ booths. I MUST get a photo to try to show it! We went back on Thursday and got some really excellent produce there, and connected with some really cool people. There's loads of competition with the vegetables. We've found some things that we'd never have expected to find... grape seed extract, prill beads, & kombucha. We've had palm hearts, passion fruit, apple bananas, ...
... Wally called it something else!). It is still very hot and quite humid, so it was lovely. We had been told it was an art festival so decided to go and have a look, but when we got there we found it was 70 dollars to get in, so we gave it a miss. We drove to a Wildlife refuge along the coast and had a walk down a trail to the sea. We saw a few birds, butterflies and lizards. Then back to our villa to make the most of our last night here.