Occidental Grand Papagayo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOccidental Grand Papagayo Gulf of Papagayo
alittle small but very relaxing resort.
wonderful staff & food.
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Hola from....well from Texas. This is Sean and I have been asked by my Wife Julie, who might I say has been having such a blessed time with each of your daughters, to let you all know that everything is going great in Costa Rica but unfortunately due to some rain activity last night, the church WI-FI has gone out. From what I was told they had an amazing day yesterday feeding the community and building ...
... I gave Barbara the task of finding sea horses and the clown shrimp so I could finally get a picture of them. She did good and found two sea horses, a really pretty anemone and the clown shrimp. I think I've worked out where they always are now so hopefully I can find them again. We also found two scorpion fish so I was really glad to get some photos of them too. It was a really nice dive actually and although it was still really cold we were ...
... to be greeted at the gate by two smiling basenjis, Mati and Moto, and one smiling guy, Dave ... It was like going to an uncles house and knowing we were going to be taken care of.
The drive from pacific coast to the central valley was fairly uneventful. The roads were normal, the views of Lake Arenal were spectacular and then when we got our first view of Volcán Arenal, it was ...
... on my back and front pose nothing but a mere inconvenience. I'm free. The wind is at my back, the glasses are on my face, and the big man upstairs has me in the palm of his hand.
It all comes crashing down at the Costa Rican border in what turns out to be a total nightmare crossing. Myself and Zoe, my travel partner in crime, dally for ages in queues for other queues. Hours go by with the merciless sun beating down, shuffling forward ...
... around some, I find a woman and I have a solo room with en suite.I was still feeling pretty poor so great to have my own room, well I shared it with lots of other insects!
Arrive in the room, turn on the TV and watch Real v Spurs. A siesta later I leave the hostel and have a slow wander around this small town. I like these small rural towns. I did not grow up in a big city myself, I was lucky enough to grow up on a small Island, protected ...