La Quinta de Sarapiqui Country Inn
Travel Blogs from Sarapiqui
Today we visited La Selva Biological station just south of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and at the confluence of the Puerto Viejo and Sarapiqui Rivers. The station has recorded over 400 birds, 460 tree species and 500 butterfly types in just 6 square miles!
I had made sure everyone had the right footwear but couldn't believe it when my heavy …
In the morning we took the boat back to Caño Blanco. On the way we stopped to see some Roseate Spoonbills and a large troupe of spider monkeys. We also saw a very large American Crocodile right by the river's edge. The bus to take us to the Rio Danta Restaurant to pick up our hire car was 1 ½ hours late. Another landslip was to blame, the heavy …
Today was mostly a travel day, but we did get a chance to feed some bats. According to our itinerary, this evening we were to visit the Tirumbina Biological Reserve for a two-hour "night walk," during which we would learn about such nocturnal creatures as frogs, insects, spiders, sloths (two-toed, I presume), kinkajous, porcupines, opossums, and " …
This morning we left our hotel on foot and walked a short way to the former cacao plantation now called Tirimbina Biological Reserve, where we had a beautiful rainforest walk and learned all about chocolate!
Our hosts for the chocolate portion of the morning were a bright young biologist named Valeria, and her colleague ...
... at the brochure I could see we were in for a two and one-half hour, 1.3 kilometer walk through the rain forest. With just a couple of exceptions the entire walk would be downhill.
Our tour began by walking down to the bird aviary. I have been in several aviaries. I must say this is the largest. There were numerous species in the aviary; however, the stars of the aviary were definitely the toucans. For ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking