Rincon de la Vieja Lodge
How has this lodge rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Rincon de la Vieja Lodge Rincon de La Vieja National Park
Travel Blogs from Rincon de La Vieja National Park
The Toronto Star
TRAVEL Saturday, October 2, 1999
My Costa Rica tour - at treetop height
IT WAS 8 p.m. as I approached the giant Kapok tree where I was about to embark on my 11-tree canopy tour through Rincon de la Vieja forest in Costa Rica. The entire forest was pitch black. My only method of vision would be by way …
... isn't exactly ideal as everything goes quiet in an already quiet town. One thing quite bizarre about this place, was the complete randomness of the shops; three shops in a row consisted of a stuffed toy shop, tobacconist and a Christian religion shop. Originally our plan was to get a taxi, but kindly our driver offered to make a call to his mate who also had a similar mini van and take us for free to our final destination. After travelling miles upon ...
... I didn't realize how painful the way up would be until we started climbing. I DIED. I better have some toned calves after that! Back to the waterfall, it was kinda like a pond that flowed into a river but the current was super strong and there were rocks everywhere (not painful rocks, but big rocks that you could stand on) so we got to trek through the rocks and climb down river. It was so cool. However, I could hear my ...
... salty crackers to rice and beans again.
I love this place. Andy Young, Mark Shmulik and I once did a feasibility study on raising a fund called Byron Bay Capital. When we undertake this, Punta Uva Investment Corp will be a sister company.
It is where the rainforest meets the sea and it is the most chilled place I have ever been to. Our daily routine consisted of a morning run along a deserted beach to Puerto Viejo; ...
... I couldn't get back up though because I could only flop about like a dying fish because of my wetsuits, I was wearing fins and I had all my heavy equipment on. I therefore had to get Tyler to literally pick me up from the floor so I could get up, embarrassing ha! The next advanced dive was a shark speciality, shock we saw no sharks again, that always happens on the shark specialty! I got to take my camera though as we weren't going to go any deeper ...