Buena Vista Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Buena Vista Lodge Rincon de La Vieja National Park
Travel Blogs from Rincon de La Vieja National Park
... told JP how he wished we could have stayed there for a week. I couldn't understand why but JP's interesting antics and the beer had a lot to do with it.
On our way to La Fortuna we kept seeing signs for a German bakery. Once signs started mentioning the best Bratwurst, Brian was sold. We thus followed the road along the lake until we arrived at the much advertised German bakery. The food was good and the chef and owner was indeed ...
... through the pools getting hotter and hotter. 15 minutes in a hot pool then 5 in a cold. This was apparently very good for us. To be honest I could have sat in the hot pool all night! On our last morning we went for a horse ride after breakfast, here's Libby to explain: Well horse riding I can say was a marvellous experience as we went through a river and some Parts were quite steep, though it was jolly fun altogether, and perfect for young ...
... instructor and his girlfriend weren't with us again but I just thought they'd gone off on there own again so we all continued on. At one point we got to an area where the current was so strong we actually had to rock climb under water I.e. dragging ourselves along using whatever rock we could grab on to and even whilst doing this I basically looked like a human flag because it was that strong. To be honest it really wasn't that enjoyable, I felt like I was going to be ...
On Saturday I did my first 2 open water dives. I got to the dive shop at 7.20am, did some theory stuff and then it was off onto the boat. Within 5 minutes of leaving the beach, we saw a whale. Then we realised it was 2 whales. Then, it was 2 and a baby whale. They swam really close to the boat, it was really incredible to see. Then, when I was diving I saw a turtle (really different underwater to how clumsy they looked on the beach at Tortuguero!) and white tip reef ...
... br> Miguel is 27, and in training to be a shaman. Training takes 25 years. His father was also a shaman. The children asked many questions, starting off with, Where do you live? And, Why aren’t you married? Miguel explained that he may not marry until he has finished shaman training, 10 more years. Miguel explained Maleku masks and symbols, demonstrated building a fire the native way, and had his ...