Occidental Grand Papagayo
Travel Blogs from Gulf of Papagayo
... us set up Skype on my computer. We want to be able to call Mom and the kids once in awhile so that was extremely nice of her. Joanne has since added Skype to her computer as well. This way when I go on a trip with Mom - we will be able to chat with each other using the computers.
We also got to meet all of their pets which included dogs, a cat, chickens..etc. etc... :) I loved being around all of the animals.
... off to Villa Sol an hour and a half before we opened. I was starving and wanted to get a snack and a coffee but I wasn't allowed. I realised as soon as I got in the car I also remembered I needed to get cash out because I had no money, so I asked Carlos to stop at a bank for me but he told me we weren't stopping, thanks! So I had no money for food, luckily Nicole had enough to pay for my lunch. Then we got to the shop and we had no air conditioning and the shop is quite small ...
... Squirrels. On the hike back I stopped at an amazing icecream parlour and had the best chocomente icecream sundae ever and fed some of it to the cutest and cleanest cat I’ve ever seen in Central America.
Went out hiking in both the Santa Elena Reserve and the Monte Verde Reserve while here. It was fairly cloudy both days so the views weren’t great but the cloud forests looked spectacular as ever with the atmospheric clouds ...
... photo’s off. As soon as we got out he said "Look, up there in the tree. Can you see it?" It wasn’t until we got closer that we realised there was a 3 toed sloth hanging from a branch about 15m up in a tree adjacent to the road. I have no idea how he spotted the cloth from the bus but I’m glad he did. As we were taking photo’s we then noticed that there was a baby clinging onto its mother’s stomach. I had always wanted to see a sloth but until that time ...
... so excited for our reunion. After that, I'll be traveling on my own for a few days before I head back to Jaco for my first week-long Yoga & Spanish retreat. After Jaco I take a boat over to Montezuma for another week of yoga and Spanish. After Montezuma I'm going to make my way over to the caribbean side of the country and visit funky Puerto Viejo before crossing the border to spend about a week in Bocas del Toro, Panama. I'm ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsOccidental Grand Papagayo Gulf of Papagayo
alittle small but very relaxing resort.
wonderful staff & food.
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