Occidental Grand Papagayo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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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... in sight but there was a FAN!! After cooling down a bit, we manage to find a living soul in there who tells us that the waterfall is 1 kilometre away. Ok, we decide we could probably manage 1 kilometre. We are back on the road, trying to cover ourselves with backpacks to avoid burns - totally pathetic attempt since we are red as crabs already. 15 minutes in we ask someone else where this bloody waterfall is and we are told that it's 1 kilometre away (!!!). ...
... was freezing! It's nice when you're not diving though as it's more refreshing than horrible. Michaela and I went for a quick snorkel but couldn't see anything and then got battered by wind and waves on the way back making it an exhausting swim. We then went for lunch at father rooster which was uhmazing. I had the best chips I've had the whole time here and the best nachos, it can only be described as a nacho mountain! So good. We moved to the other side of the beach after ...
... 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 ...
Cooper was scared at the beginning when he had to leave his parents to go with the guide but he got quite comfortable and it was amazing to see him flying through the air. In some places we were hundreds of feet in the jungle.
... met in Oaxaca and again in San Juan Del Sur. How did we get ahead of them? They are great young men who started in Alaska and on real tight budgets..like $7 a day. You may remember us mentioning them. Finn, still riding with his surfboard on his bike, unbelievable.
The owner of the bar where we stopped (nice guy, ex-Marine from Florida, with a Brooklyn accent who sold his business in Georgia to move here) came out ...