Villas Rio Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsVillas Rio Mar Dominical
Everything was great - the service, the location, the grounds. A perfect family holiday.
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Travel Blogs from Dominical
I woke up early and watched the sunrise. The view wasn't the best from our room so I went for a short walk to find a better view. Adja, one of the dogs at Lagunavista Villas went with me. When I got back we got ready to meet Rayner for a morning bird walk at 6:30. We had some juice before we left. We went down the road at the hotel and saw a few new birds. Then our driver arrived and took us back down to Shady Lane where we walked ...
... some photos of the stages. As I write this they'll be deconstructing everything. It's a "leave no trace" festival, so there'll be no evidence of it in a few weeks. The music starts when it gets dark (after a sunset party on the beach each night), and the daylight hours are filled with a series of free workshops on everything fro yoga to permaculture, from belly dancing to hypnosis. Some stuff was a little too far out for Sam and I, and we occasionally got the ...
... for a walk to the city. It’s a totally different world. People are very interested in us as a group and the staring begins. It’s strange to be the subject of curiosity in a place that is so foreign. As we look and learn, many of the local people do the same. Dinner turns out to be a bit of a bust, as the service is rather poor and the food not much better. We scratch that place off our list of places to return….
The city is shutting down as we ...
... expensive equipment into the water makes shooting photos a risk, but one worth taking. The group is enjoying the boats more than the tour itself and the opportunity for some cool shots are plentiful.
After a couple hours on the water we are back to the landing and greeted with a mini-buffet of fresh fruits and pipa fria (young coconuts opened for the juice). After a good workout, the feast is welcomed by an eager bunch. The fruit is so ...
... walked straight past. like the baby caiman, a three-toed sloth with a baby, another snake and more birds. The only down side to the whole evening was that we'd managed to stop over the leaf-cutter ant highways. It took a while to realise that we were being attacked by the soldiers. At first we noticed some minor stinging then on checking shoes the soldiers we crawling over them and up our trouser legs. I ...