Lodge Vista del Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Lodge Vista del Mar Nosara
Travel Blogs from Nosara
... a dip in the pool. We decided to take a drive to Samara because it's so close. It's 14 km but the road is do bad it took us almost 40 min to get there. We made it there and it's a cute tourist town. Lots of "Gringos", hotels, restaurants, surfers, touristy things. We stopped for a smoothie and ice cream and looked in a couple stores. Pretty similar to any tourist destination, t-shirts, wraps, knickknacks, lots of wood carvings ...
... in torrential rain, we witnessed hundreds of new lives in the earliest stage. Once hatched, roughly half a meter under the beach's surface, teeny, tiny, turtles emerge minutes later, gasping for their first taste of fresh sea air. Blindly, they sniff out the saltwater and although confused and disorientated they gingerly scurry down to the waves. This isn't all plain sailing though. Once the turtles are out and exposed to the sun, it's down to us and the benevolent locals to ...
... of our shuttle ride was getting to know her. Other nice people joined us in Liberia and the conversation in the bus was enjoyable. By the time we got to La Fortuna, Sallie and I decided to stay at the same hostel as Elizabeth. And after checking in, we all headed to the Baldi Hot Springs. The largest hot springs in the world. It was not what we expected which was more of a natural setting ...
... you from the fumes and the summit is almost always covered in heavy cloud so you don't even get a good view from the top! So that didn't sound much fun. I opted for a whistle stop tour around the island which took in a hike on Maderas for a couple of hours to a viewing point (no ropes, mask or cloud!), White faced monkeys, howler monkeys, sandy beach, a swim in natural spring and a walk in nature park. We then crossed the border into Costa Rica which was comparatively smooth except ...
... add to the already incredible beauty outside, we bore witness to a rainless lightning storm over the densely clouded hills as the sunset created a pink sky over the ocean. As the class began to wind down and the outside into darkness the contrast between night and light grew stronger. In another world, I spent over ten minutes softly gazing out into the flashing abyss, unblinking in a ten-count (inhale, retention, exhale, retention) breathing cycle bringing me to ...