Garden of Eden Inn
Travel Blogs from Isla Solarte
hey everyone. We're staring off our balcony at the calm water and patches of mangroves. Staying on a little island with only one resort and only three cabanas. Only six guests and a very sweet owner named Helena. lazed by the pool here yesterday after a very long travel day on Thursday and another flight early yesterday morning. Woke up this …
... I think we got much closer. Since the dolphins were truly wild, they didn't come up to the boat or put on a show, they would breath a few times at the surface then dive down to hunt fish for a few minutes before resurfacing. There were a few mothers with very young calves so Gina was particularly excited. We chased a pod of about a dozen around for around 1 hour before heading off to the lunch spot and our first snorkelling location. The snorkelling spot was at one of the ends ...
... good. If you were looking for personable people, then these are not the guys for you. If your looking for results then these guys are the best. It had rained quite a bit last night and even though it was partly sunny as we left Bocas del Toro, we quickly found ourselves in the middle of a total downpour on the way to the fishing ground. Forest Gump once spoke of upside down rain, well that is exactly what we had. We were completely soaked by ...
... a relaxed vibe. Most tourist are backpackers, in their 20-30's, plus a number of surfers, we're probably the oldest cruisers almost, in town.
The people here a mainly of Jamaican origin , brought over for the corrupt ' Chiquita' banana industry. Sadly, the native Ngobe are not treated very well by anyone.
The kids from the village across from the marina come daily to sell empanadas and Guabe/ Carob fruit. Tony makes them tea and gives them ...
... in Trinidad) in this small sailboat (Yoldia). I really admired him,but now there were many jobs to do and going through the Canal was looking slim.
However, we all offered advice,time,parts, dinner and some more.... They had friends with a similar boat ,an outboard engine ,as they could only do 3knots.At least they would have the current and wind with them and their 'advisor' said they could hoist a sail.
Good luck Karl and Adeena !
Yes,we are finally ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet