El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa
Travel Blogs from San Carlos
... and a lunch break (Moyas Place in Nuevo Arenal which was to die for).
Our first hotel was Arenal Kioro. The open foyer welcomed visitors and the rooms were well made with the view of the Arenal Volcano as its backdrop. Hot springs scattered the back of the complex and a breakfast was available and for the avid reader, yes there was a book exchange.
Before our arrival we had booked a day trip ...
... were exactly what I needed.... My calves and knees do not hurt one single bit!! Dinner was included but, ordering a grilled sirloin in a mountainous region far away from everywhere... Not sure about the meat, it did not agree with me half way through the night. Breakfast was much much much better and the coffee...damn, it's good!! All before checkout at noon, more time in the warmer thermal spring with two drinks, Coconut ...
Woke up at 8 for breakfast today! It was really good! Lots of fresh fruit like watermelon, pineapple and papaya! Then we took the bus to La Forfuna waterfall! It was absolutely beautiful but we had to walk up 480 steps to get to the top! It took us about 20 minutes, now we are off to eat lunch in the city! We saw a toucan on the way out of the park! The volcano is the silhouette of a lying down man! Lunch was delicious! I got ...
... I would sit on the hammock and half read, half watch all of the tropical birds flying between the trees, not but 10 metres away. The most striking were the toucans with their stunning beaks and yellow plumage. Now that we're in the mountains up north, we don't get the same picturesque awakening, but not enjoying it any less! I wrote the last entry late on Thursday night after we had just arrived at the Monteverde backpackers following a broken 9 hour bus journey up from ...
La Fortuna is a few Km from Lake Arenal.
The town was 'invented' when the local volcano erupted in 1968 and it then developed as a tourist destination.
We took a circuitous route from Monteverde through spectacular country side: the mountain roads here are made of compressed hardcore and survive very well.
Sunday December 15th, 9:30pm
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service