La Quinta de Sarapiqui Country Inn
Travel Blogs from Sarapiqui
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 " …
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 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 …
... the way you will see first-hand how rainforests have been cut down whenever they are near roads.
We enter into primary rainforest bordering Braulio Carrillo National Park. At 700 m (2000 ft) above sea level, the climate is usually cool and comfortable year-round. There is a lot of rain (it's rainforest!), but mosquitoes are generally not a problem. However, weather is always unpredictable and changeable, so you never know when the rain will let up enough to let the ...
... He’s introduced me to the community and helped me get to know his country. He took me to his friend’s house/tourist attraction—a leaf-cutter ant farm, and a frog-terrarium. Did you know that a single queen starts a leaf-cutter ant colony, and can live for up to 30 years? Crazy! I held a red-eyed leaf frog, which is an absolutely stunning animal (check out the photos!)! He also took me to his friends house near a rainforest reserve, where I played ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting