Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Buenavista
... car was a little hair raising for me but Craig and Wayne enjoyed it. We even got a tour bus ride for free around the Zoo for when our feet started to hurt. The elephant enclosure was probably one of the best I've seen, it even had an area for elephant pedicures - which they have 3 times a week. I could go on and on about this Zoo so I've kept comments for the photos.
We'd been at the Zoo a good 7 hours or more so ...
... At the cove, there was a small beach were you could swim super close to the sea lions. There were people on kayaking tours, scuba diving and climbing all over the rocks. The sea lions seemed like if they'd seen one person, they'd seen them all. Not phased at all by the number of people that were there to see them, I think they even liked the attention. We walked out to the rocks and found some more tide pools, crabs and ...
... don't know how you managed to convince me to do this, but somehow (after a nice greek meal btw) I got dragged to this park, in a pitch black night, going along this outdoor trail, through haunted buses, scientific experimentation rooms, mazes and so on, with zombies, ghosts, possessed little girls, butchers and undead people all there with only one purpose: scare the **** out of you! Needless to say Cec and I were holding on to Ced for dear life ...
... Transit System (which covers all of SE California) runs one of their trains right behind our resort so it was very handy for the 7 mile ride to downtown San Diego (for $5, you could ride it all day). Once there, we jumped onto the Old Town Trolley for a narrated bus ride throughout the city - you could jump off, walk around and catch another bus every 30 minutes. It was a great way for a quick trek of all the touristy spots. So we toured:
Balboa Park - ...
... a Bud Light in hand. At 5:30am we found ourselves in the back of a pickup truck, keeping our heads low so as not to be seen by the cops, telegraph poles and signs for burger joints passing by overhead, pale in the shallow dawn light. We pulled up at our hostel only minutes before reception opened for the day, passing out on our clean, paid-for beds that we would have to vacate in another four hours. And then on to Mexico - and oh, the convenience! A ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking