Occidental Grand Papagayo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsOccidental Grand Papagayo Gulf of Papagayo
alittle small but very relaxing resort.
wonderful staff & food.
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... supermarkets are at European levels, if not higher. Not really a place for travelers on a fairly tight budget, as well as the rest of the country for that matter, but more for families on vacation for a couple of weeks. Since Iīve been here already, I'm sure that Costa Rica is a beautiful country to explore: itīs safe, advanced, eco-friendly and full of wonderful places. Itīs just not a backpackers destination.
That said, we tried to do something without breaking the bank ...
... would be funny to pull my mask off. This wouldn't have been to bad usually but obviously I am ridiculously congested right now so to clear it I basically snotted everywhere! Attractive. After the dives we went back to the shop and debriefed on the dives and went through what I still had to do to finish my dive masters, which is actually a lot still! While we were doing this we went over my scores that the other instructors had given me for previous dive master ...
... a lot and I got some good photos too. One of the boys was so happy that he'd seen him but the younger one who didn't really enjoy the snorkelling wasn't that bothered because he thought sharks were evil. I have no idea how a 6 year old would have that opinion about sharks except from the media so well done media. Plus white tips are actually really nice. Poor sharks. For the second snorkel trip I just took out one other snorkeler and the kid who loved the water. The mum and ...
Thursday July 5, 2012
Rob woke up very early and I was up shortly after – with the slight time difference we were up around 7am. We made our way down to the beach, where Rob took a morning swim. After enjoying the morning cool air we went up to the resort for a quick breakfast. We sat in an open aired restaurant and were just ...
... Let's get away from the snow and teach some beautiful coffee-skinned tropical kids who have a school through the 6th grade, for 3 hrs a day (maybe) for 84 days a years (maybe). They have about an hour week of English instruction (maybe) by a native instructor who doesn’t speak English. Yet the major industry here is tourism, and family farming (cattle).