Villas Rio Mar
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... 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.
The destination for White ...
... my little life so far. Pura Vida!
So with that out of the way… Crossing the mess that was the Nicaraguan border, it was with relief and a smile that we arrived in Costa Rica. The country is renowned for its wildlife, rainforests, the 26 National Parks, the many beaches to choose from and good people… what isn’t there to love for the tourists, ahem, backpackers? Even in rainy season, or green season, the ...
... 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 ...
So we are still in San Isidro. Currently all the roads out of here are closed at some point due to bridges being out, landslides, or in the case of the coastal road, pretty much being entirely washed away. We have stayed put today on the advice of all around (as has everyone else in the motel by the looks of things). The owner dropped by this morning, which was great for us as he spoke English, my Spanosh did stretch to understanding the ...
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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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