Hotel Riu Guanacaste
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... lot more!! All for 20 bucks. Today we are fleeing the compound. We are taking a taxi to Tamarindo, a nearby town. Pretty sure this too will be rather tourist oriented but we have been assured that the waves on the beach are less calm than Playa Conchal and Phil is eager to do a bit of body surfing. It will be nice to see something else of this area. We came in the dark and depart tomorrow for the volcano so a quick tour outside the gates here is just what we need. I might even take ...
... a hot but short walk to Tikis, featuring open-air seating across the road from the water, a fine on-shore breeze, and at least one draft craft beer available. A basket of fresh deep fried shrimp for Phyllis and the best hamburger yet in Costa Rica for Craig accompanied our beer.
After a decent interval of rest back in our room (with the air conditioning turned on), we walked over to the alleged snorkeling ...
... not recommend the restaurant. Today, I just want to read my book and relax. There is a juice bar down the street, so I would like to get a green juice. There is also a Middle East restaurant beside our hotel - schwarma & hummus! Tomorrow we are going to check out this property in Haucas (whacus). It was featured on House Hunters International: http://www.villascabovelas.com. It's approximately 10 minute drive from ...
Our morning started with a quick continental breakfast before heading down to the beach for our dolphin tour. We hopped into the back of a pickup and drove to a nearby beach where we met our group: 2 Germans, 2 Ticos with a toddler and our 2 Spanish fisherman guides. We set off on a small fibreglass boat into the ocean blue. After about half an hour we turned left and continued for another half hour. At this point, I was starting ...
... and the iron bars clanged onto the road. Then they just stood up, wiped their hands clean and we were off again.
The Chicken Bus itself is actually fascinating when you think about how it serves the community on the island. Unlike first world countries with all their rules and regulations, this bus was used as means to do everything. Vendors would take enormous sacks of goods to markets, bicycles without owners were delivered to houses, shopping bags ...