El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa
Travel Blogs from San Carlos
I'm really too tired to blog haha I'm exhausted! A day in Costa Rican sun is tiring. So this is gonna be sort of a list instead. We started with a late breakfast (Yayy!!) and then we packed up and went to the waterfall, where we swam!! It was wonderful and I think I burned a bit... On the way back, we got some nice pictures, saw ...
... to spend 1/4 of our days with sore butts on plastic seats. Lunch was (of course) delicious!! We stopped at a place that made not only exquisitely painted ox cart wheels, chairs, etc, but also made the largest ox cart in the world!! (Pics attached, of course!) More later! We've got a break, and then dinner! Sólo quiero dormir ...
... go up the mountain. They had cold water springs near the hot ones, so me, kallyn, and anna were going from hot to cold in each of the pools :) they also had water slides and I went down all 3, despite my fear of the steepness... :p anyways, there was one hot spring that was SO hot. It had a cave and it was honestly a sauna. It was AMAZING. I made the horrible decision of jumping into this pool that was creating steam, and I got to a rock on the ...
... Then when we went up the hike to overlook the Arenal volcano, half of it was covered with clouds already because of the weather - disappointing! Then, when we were looking for the natural hot springs but instead just found a pool with warm water - disappointing! But we've paid $15 and figured, we might as well dip our feet and get our money's worth.
We started getting around 5:40 pm to head home. Lucia and Angela decided they were staying one more night, ...
... for space with the package tourists but when you break through the crowds you will definitely be well rewarded. Imposing Volcanoes, Zip lining, bungy jumping, horse riding, hot springs, mountains, jungle treks, coffee & chocolate farms, the list of things to see and do here really just does go on and on. Sadly with all this fun and convenience comes a drawback for the budget traveller, it is by far and away the most ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet