Villas Rio Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor 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
... closer it became painfully clear, this was no shed, this was someone's home. A women living with her two children. The roof was a plastic sheet draped over the top of the small structure. Inside consisted of a dirt floor. This mother of two could not find work and being an immigrant of Costa Rica, assistance is very hard to come by, if even possible at all. We asked how she could feed her family without being employed or receiving ...
There's something to be said about using the sun as a biological clock. Whenever I 'm away from electricity, I feel like my body becomes almost instantly in tune with the daylight/moonlight. When the sun goes down, I sleep. When the sun comes up, I wake. I usually feel refreshed and more alive in the mornings, and physically and mentally tired at night. Seeing as our day ended the previous night shortly after candles were necessary to ...
... pool was very welcome. Its much hotter and more humid the further south we go on the Pacific coast so we are resigned to being sweaty for the next 2 weeks.
Seeing as my toes were a bit sore it was a great excuse to do as little as possible although walking with my boots is OK in short bursts. The night walk was another winner with our guide Victor. Again really knowledgeable and saw things that ...
... but there was a sign that strong current, no swimming. I was scared to go in the water after seeing that sign. I got in for quick dips to cool off.
The sun pretty powerful so I decided to head back to the hostel to chill out. I spent the rest of the day reading, playing cards and resting in the hammocks. I love Dominical. I really don't want to leave. I would love to come back here someday, hopefully soon!
The next morning, I was on a mission to get to ...
... with the car. We could not get up one of the steep hills and almost went into a ditch on the side of the road due to the sandy road and poor tires. We stopped and all the passengers got out of the car and Marty tried to back down the hill but ended up sliding backwards crosswise on the road and into a ditch on the opposite side of the road. We were able to push the back of the car back onto the road ...