Mystica Restaurant Lodge & Retreats
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- Continental Breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
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Travel Blogs from Arenal Volcano National Park
... a phenomenal view of the Arenal volcano from our bedroom, we would only see it twice during our entire stay. The weather for us was rainy, cloudy, foggy…and WET! This was a welcome change for the first few days after the heat and dry sun of Tamarindo, but after a while, it became a bit oppressive.
We had a few excursions off the property planned ahead of time, which we were scheduled to take every other day for the week of our stay. The first day was an ...
8am to 10.30am we went out for walk with a guide through a rainforest area, that featured 16 'Hanging bridges' some of these though turned out to be solid metal bridges, but most were suspension bridges over valleys and small rivers. Climbed paths to quite a height, with good views of the tree canopy and Arenal volcano - breathless quite often, mostly as out of breath going uphill rather than because of the views, ...
... my previous tour. So with the volcano behind us, our rooms had a view of beautiful Lake Arenal.
A busy day began with pre-breakfast birding, where we were able to view a Black-cheeked Woodpecker, Carmiol’s ...
... hiking but the onsite food was like eating a TV dinner so some driving was in order.
Where is Toad Hall?
If you leave the Arenal area heading north, you start to see little yellow signs all along the road. Toad Hall free coffee, Toad Hall beer, Toad Hall fun. After fifty or so signs you really start to wonder ...
Long drive on windy roads to get to Monteverde but it is worth it. We are in the area of the cloud forests, which are high elevation rain forests. We were a bit nervous when we woke up to rain, but the zip line course does not get cancelled unless there is lightning. Fortunately, the sun came out and we had perfect weather. This ...