Hotel Riu Guanacaste

Address: Playa Matapalo, Sardinal, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | 4 star resort
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This 4 star resort is located on Playa Matapalo, Sardinal.
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      Day 9: A Dolphin Tale

      A travel blog entry by ducktravels on Jan 07, 2015

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      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 ...

      Day 8: Pura Vida in Playa Carillo

      A travel blog entry by ducktravels on Jan 06, 2015

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      Pura Vida is a highly common saying in Costa Rica. You walk past someone on the street, you buy something at a store, you meet someone new you say "Pura Vida" which literally translates to pure life. It is the way of life that the Tico or Costa Rican lives and is similar in meaning to the expression Hakuna Matata or life is beauiful enjoy it! This morning Yami tried to get us on a Carillo dolphin tour but we missed the boat but are luckily booked in for tomorrow! Instead we spent ...

      Day 6: Zipping, Sliding, Riding, Bathing

      A travel blog entry by ducktravels on Jan 04, 2015

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      ... that help with everything from cramps to fighting cancer. The waterfall at the bottom was just as beautiful as La Paz on Day 1 but I don't think I could ever tire from watching waterfalls or sunsets! Our last stop was the natural hot springs. We relaxed in the sauna before getting ourselves dirty in the mud bath using volcanic mud. It was a bit smelly but hopefully worth it for all the exfoliating qualities. After rinsing off we were free to ...

      Pura Vida!

      A travel blog entry by jebandcarmen on Oct 31, 2014

      5 photos

      ... with Central America have been incredible. Thank you for taking the time to read this journal and feel free to drop us an e-mail or comment anytime. You can also find us on our website and facebook page. and

      Our journey is far from over.




      A travel blog entry by smilk09 on Jan 19, 2014

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      ... fair with bars, dances, food vendors, bull rings, and even dancing horses!! We took a private shuttle to the fiesta last night and it was a blast! There was also a concert with a Latin band I actually heard of before!

      Other than that not much to report. Tomorrow morning I have to take the volunteer to the Botanical Garden bright and early (8am) and will be working with her there ...