Villas del Roble

Address: Puntarenas, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puntarenas

Puntarenas - ummmm

A travel blog entry by petkatravels on May 20, 2015

8 photos

... ship holding it against the pier!A hot and humid day so we ventured into Puntarenas early- just a quick walk along the pier.Not much to see-grey sandy beach, lots of stalls, a fish market and a small town. There was a huge disparity between standard of some shops, alongside each other to boot-very modern and stylish or old and old fashioned.
A lot of people headed off on long excursions today into the jungle for zip lining, aerial team rides and walks over ...

Walk Playa Grande Cool off at Ylang Ylang

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on Mar 07, 2015

81 photos

... get past Ylang Ylang and then you go up into the forest and are looking down on the rocks and crashing waves. Very nice. The first beach you get to is Playa Colorado and it is very nice and we sat there and rested for a bit and enjoyed the scenery. Talked to a man who had helped a young man that had been taking the rock path and had fallen and hurt himself quite badly and had to be taken to San Jose to get stitches! Ouch! We were careful as ...

Forest Sky Walk

A travel blog entry by richard.boase on Jan 29, 2015

2 comments, 32 photos

... It has spent a lot of money on health and education and is a very popular centre for medical treatment. This compares favourably with its neighbours which have invested heavily on war. Costa Rica has no army and relies on the UK, US, China and Germany to protect it. Despite everything it remains a poor country, although the discovery of coffee gave it a sound export business and helped it gain independence from Spain in 1889. The Caribbean side is ...

Canopy Walk, Zipline and Curi-Cancha

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Jan 23, 2015

2 comments, 33 photos

... catering to the tourists who come to birdwatch etc. It was closed to the general public but open to individual tour guides with groups. The owner was so excited because they had spotted a green eyelash viper in one of their trees. Rayner got so excited because he had never seen one before. After we saw the viper we hiked through the woods and then along a trail in an area that has pretty young growth so it was more open. We ...

Day 47 - Death Creek Revisited

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Jan 02, 2015

1 photo

... at a safe distance though and decided to get out of there sharpish giving it a wide birth. Just a few hundred metres ahead we saw another one on the rock, but this one was a lot more chilled. On the way up we also saw a really pretty poison dart frog. After reaching the top we took a very welcome dip in the waterfall and had a bite to eat. The climb down was luckily a lot less ...

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