Alma Del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
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... lying impassively in the same tree above. We then walked into the National Park again where we encountered Red Tailed Deer, Squirrel Monkeys, toucans, hummingbirds and more sloths on and above the rainforest trails. In our time on the picture perfect beach there we were joined by raccoons, iguanas, monkeys with babies and many small gecko lizards, all of which came within touching distance as they scavenged the warm sand. In the afternoon, when we got ...
After a good night's sleep & free breakfast at the hotel, the concierge was gracious enough to call our rental car company for us who sent the car and a representative to our hotel to meet us. We processed all of our paperwork in the lobby and were on our way by 10:30am.
[Costa Rica is on Central Standard Time like Pensacola so no changing of the watches required.]
I paid extra, much to Andrew's chagrin, to rent a GPS for the car which he says ...
... but since we were getting off to a late start, we also worried it just might be true. As a result of their dishonesty, we had to walk quite a distance to even get to the official ticket booth, along the way observing plenty of closer parking opportunities. Additionally, we were constantly solicited to hire a guide. Once we got through the entrance it was another 2 km hike to the Manuel Antonio beach (considered the safest beach for swimming). On a normal ...
... a small park, but one that is known worldwide for its enormous biodiversity. It is also a heavily visited park, and once a certain number of people enter, the gates are closed to visitors. Rafael urged us to move along promptly to make sure we gained admission. The park also has three nice beaches where it is possible to swim.
The main trail of the park was crowded with many different groups following their guides who all sported fancy ...
... In this case turned out to be a roadside fruit vendor. We stopped at his stand and all climbed out of our mini-van. He was selling plantains, tangerines, coconut water, and a milky-looking liquid in re-used one liter Fresca bottles. Several of our group purchased coconut water for 400 Costa Rican colones, about 80 cents in U.S. currency. He served the water by hacking off the top of a young coconut with his machete ...