Laguna Azul Eco Lodge
Travel Blogs from Isla Popa
... We hit up wrappy hour again, of course, and then it was time for a night at aqua lounge, which is just across the water. It's a great club with ladies night free drinks, swings where you can swing into the water and just holes in the decking to jump in. It was a great ...
... an afternoon of free time was at Red Frog Beach. The beach and surrounding area was more developed than anyone would have thought - it even had a marina, proper gravel road and people driving around in golf carts. The beach was not good for swimming at this time of the year due to high waves, but it was nice enough for a bit of relaxation on the sand with a book.
On the return trip, there were some Capuchin monkeys in the trees and some dolphins came very close ...
... American couple who had moved there a year ago and everything was organic and done on a small scale, it was really great. The guy knew his stuff about all the plants and wildlife as well and we saw bullet ants (huge ants that have the most painful sting, worse than a bullet), tasted some termites (surprisingly tasty, like oregano) and saw another sloth. The local dog was so cute following us everywhere and it was great to taste the cocoa ...
... to Bocas Del Toro... a bargain I think.... you can buy your ticket almost anywhere, I used Terraventuras a little further up the road from Hard Rock bar
Costa Rica Border tips - I know this sounds crazy but it is true... you need to pay an exit fee of $7 from Costa Rica, if you pay by credit card then all is O.K. if you want to pay by cash then it becomes a little tricky! Before you go ...
... the small bait fish would school beneath them and the bigger fish would hide in the shadows of the roots. It was a bit tricky swimming around as there was only 1.5 feet of water and I try my best not to touch any of the fragile coral below. There was also plenty of schools of bait fish in the deeper waters that swam in all kinds of different shapes. It was fun swimming into the middle of them and watching them scatter then reform a little further away. I probably could have ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet