Villas del Roble

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

Forest Sky Walk

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

2 comments, 32 photos

... Our destination today was a 45 minutes drive to Tarcoles (pronounced tah-co-les). A comfort break at the Hotel Villa Lapas and then just five minutes drive up the dirt track to begin our jungle trek across suspended rope bridges in the Jungle canopy. Actually, the bridges were not particularly high and certainly weren't at the top of the canopy. On the way to Tarcoles we crossed a river full of crocodiles sunning themselves on the riverbanks. Our ...

Day 54 - Track Search Preparation

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Jan 09, 2015

8 photos

Today started with another butterfly survey followed by camp maintenance. In the afternoon we had a track search presentation where we learned all about finding and recognising animal tracks in preparation for a big cat track search next week which I'm really looking forward to. After my afternoon butterfly survey I grabbed my rucksack and ...

Day 20 - Wildlife Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by bigred1 on Dec 06, 2014

20 photos

... attached complete with silver disco ball. The music was mainly Latino with a couple dance tracks thrown in and some Ragga tracks. The patrons were quite an interesting mix. It was pretty cheesy, but we all had a good night. During the night I thought I felt my bed shake, but wasn't sure if I had been dreaming it. In the morning I was informed by another volunteer at the house that we had an earthquake that ...


A travel blog entry by piperwg on Oct 05, 2014

14 photos

... a tropical experience at this port!!! Finally we came back through town stopping briefly at the light house opposite the swimming pool and saw the whole shoreline packed with people even from as far as San Hosea enjoying the Sunday afternoon fun. (Pics 11-13). This tour was recommended to us and we thoroughly recommend it as professional, flexible and informative. Let us know if you're travelling this way. Pacific Sun Tours. We have a card and can provide contact ...

Viviendo la vida loca

A travel blog entry by kpieroth on Jun 20, 2014


... have no idea what you're doing, I mean that they hand you a bungee cable, open the gate, and tell you to bend your knees before shoving you off. Tarzan is a free fall of several hundred feet. IT WAS TERRIFYING. You fall initially, bounce back up, and proceed to fall again. This happens until you stop, which feels like it takes forever. According to Kathryn and Hannah, I screamed like a little girl and the whole forest could hear me. I was shaking when I ...

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