Tico Adventure Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Tico Adventure Lodge Playa Samara
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... On Xmas day the kids opened a present each and we headed to Playa Carrillo for some beach time. Great local scene there- lots of locals celebrating Xmas at the beach. We bought some yummy ceviche from a guy walking around selling it out of his ice chest and after a few hours headed back to the house for a Xmas feast of grilled dorado (mahi mahi) and tamales that our neighbor down the street made for us. It was an incredible 5 days and a wonderful way to spend the ...
... incredible view of the Arenal volcano. Usually it is buried in the clouds and our tour leader said we were incredibly lucky as she has had many tour groups go through not knowing there was a volcano even there. Once across the lake we were transferred over to the activity centre in La Fortuna where we were given a briefing of available activities. Not being ones to sit around, we quickly had a full agenda starting with mountain biking starting within half an ...
... and certainly both she and Dad would have been right there with us. In fact, they were. Our hearts were full.
For those who might not know, Susie, Angus and I all converged with our families for the holidays here in Costa Rica. I can't express adequately how amazing it was to have them here, and our appreciation for their willingness to travel so ...
... it before you go, the extent of the drop was completely unexpected and then the bungee ropes catch your fall just as your tummy about reaches your chest and it swings you so high and fast that you really do feel like the jungle man himself. Such a thrill!!!
I went before Sal, and all she could hear were my screams of excitement as I flew through the air and then swung back and forth a couple of times. Then it was Sal’s turn and I ...
... we were going hiking up a volcano in the now midday heat,
after a night of drink!!
We took a taxi from town to the start of the Cerro Chato hike. A
short enough hike at 4/5km but its a steep uphill from the very
The sun was blazing and within seconds we were SWEATING BULLETS!
The first hour is through beautifully manicured gardens, where you can see fabulous flowers and birds.
The next hr is in the primary forest. Here the monkeys ...