Hotel Riu Guanacaste
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- 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 ...
Beach walk in the morning Cooling off in pool, still wearing hat to avoid a more sunburnt forehead. Drove into town, and ended up at the Volcano Brew company nr Witches rock for lunch and some of their own brewed beer, v.nice. Also had a troupe of busking Spanish/Mexican/local singers visit the restaurant, so got them to do 'Besame Mucho' for Julie....and very nice it was too. Wikipedia:- "Bésame Mucho" (Kiss me a lot) is a song written in 1940 by ...
Hola! Chillin' by the pool today! Tamarindo has a mixture of people here, Canadians, Americans, Italians, Nicaraguans, French, Germans, etc... So because of all the different cultures there are restaurants that are very authentic. Last night we headed to an Italian restaurant and had brick fired pizza. ...
... guide pulls up next to the fishing boat presumably to show us the catch but rather asks for a cigarette... Finally when we were almost back into the bay we spotted them! 4 dorsil fins gliding out of the water but this sighting only lasted for a few seconds before they submerged again never to be seen again. We stopped around a reef to snorkel catching glimpses of many brown fish and a few bright blue ones. My best sighting was ...
... took it with my cell phone since he was closer. I am including 2 photos from the internet to show what we saw but could not photograph.
We also saw two turtles, one was quite large, weighing perhaps 200 lbs., making wide swaths in the sand, going back into the ocean. They had either laid their eggs or decided this was not the time or place, according to our Tici guide. And then as we were heading back up the beach to the van ...