Villas Rio Mar
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After a big night out with very little sleep we loaded Mariano's car and set off for 3 days of deserved fun! He and I were besties in 1986 and even though his family lived in front of our house and still do, he spent most of his time with the 5 of us. We kept each other out of trouble and I remember camping with him and some other friends and all …
... we found the Rafting company, Joanne dropped me off and I met up with the other people who were all taking the tour with me. Turns out, all the people in our group were also from Canada (all from Friendly Manitoba). There were 3 couples all together.
We took a shuttle bus to the rapids. Our main guide who is from the USA spoke about the surrounding area and the nature. He was quite informative on our way to the destination.
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... giving us invaluable tips and advice on paddling positions, balancing on the board, where to place our weight on the board to better catch the waves – all this in preparation for tomorrow's much anticipated trip out to larger waves at a different beach.
The evening consisted of a well-deserved dinner all you can eat dinner in the mountains, followed, followed by a going-away beer (@ Tortilla Flats) with the camp owner, Cesar. He ...
... we march, getting a brief introduction to the Caco tree. This is the beauty that provides the world with chocolate!! The fruit actually grows straight off the trunk of the tree for some reason and not up in the vegetation?! It’s really quite fascinating and strange. Through another gate and across the highway we begin to get close to the primary forest. The primary forest is forest that has pretty much remained untouched by humans while the secondary forest had ...
... on the 5.1 km hike to the peak. some of the views on the way there were even better. When we finally ascended the extremely steep final section, and strode out onto the peak (a 5 meter square sheer sided pinnacle of rock) the view blew our minds! We were high above the clouds, and could see the coasts on both sides of Costa Rica (all be it it was partly guesswork with one coast). the mountains stretched away from us to the horizons, and the wind bit ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVillas Rio Mar Dominical
Everything was great - the service, the location, the grounds. A perfect family holiday.
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