Villas del Roble

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

Secret Hike, Snake!! , Beautiful Y'lang Y'lang

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on Mar 05, 2015

78 photos

... upon two squirrel cuckoos flying back and forth across the trail. Seems this is our signature bird for this trip. May have already mentioned this but is amazing the number of times we have seen them.

Heading back down toward the creek we got to watch a morpho butterfly move in and out of our view. They are incredibly hard to photograph and so we just watch them flit about. We also saw a beautiful lime green and brown butterfly that was much ...

Ferry cruise on Golfo Nicoya

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2 on Feb 27, 2015

1 comment, 35 photos

... a strike by the coconut workers. The police rode past us on motorcycles and eventually the road was cleared and you could see the workers standing over to the side. It was unfortunate to see that the police were dressed in flak jackets. Got to the ferry landing and went and bought the tickets and got our things unloaded. Johnny had said he had a friend who had just left his bags right where the passenger stairs began. We had ...

Forest Sky Walk

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

2 comments, 32 photos

... While Gabriel drove, Christian talked about Costa Rica's banana trade, coffee trade, education, property values and religion. In Costa Rica you can get 10 bananas for US$1, but a Subway sub will cost in the region of US$22. Ignore claims about Columbian or Brazilian coffee, Costa Rica's coffee is the best in the world (apparently). Education is highly valued, unlike in neighbouring Nicaragua and Panama. It's possible to get a good sized 3-bed house for US$80k. ...

Day 44 - Early Start

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 30, 2014

9 photos

Tuesday was an early 4:30am start to do another Turtle Patrol. We didn't see any adult turtles laying this time, but we did have some that had hatched at our hatchery which we measured and then released into the sea which is always nice. The rest of the day was spent doing a morning and afternoon butterfly survey and having a games night in the ...


A travel blog entry by ianandsarah2014 on Dec 13, 2014

29 photos

... glass unfortunately) The photos didn't find come out well but it was really interesting.

Day 2

Canopy tour
This is run by a company called 100% Adventure so should have known what we were letting ourselves in for. It has Latin Americas longest zip line at 1590 metres. There are 9 zip lines in total, two hanging bridges and what's known as a Tarzan swing, which is a swing meets bungee. Just three seconds of freefall and only about 45 meters (what's not to ...

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