Vista Bahia Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Vista Bahia Beach Resort Gulf of Papagayo
Travel Blogs from Gulf of Papagayo
... insects, and lizards were all part of the ever-changing landscape.
As usual, the birds were amazing! We saw white ibis, green kingfishers, breeding red-legged honeycreepers, chestnut-mandibled toucans, a red-lored parrot, a yellow caracara, parakeets, and a black hawk. On another day we heard and felt the deep purr of a breeding great curasow (aka the Costa Rican turkey) as it slept in a tree. And we saw hundreds of scarlet macaws. It is hard to believe ...
... In the Gardens, there were plants from around the world includingh numerous irises,orchids and palms . we ate some frsh figs which were tasty . Ariandra took us into the orchid greenhouse which was quite amazing with orchids from around the world, large and small. . We hiked in the Reserve which includes ...
... group and continue hiking. We came to a large Fig tree that we had seen before, but this time we decided to climb it! This type of Fig is called a Strangler Fig and it is a parasitoid. This means that the fig tree comes in, overwhelms the tree that existed in the first place and takes it place in the forest (eventually killing it). As you can see from the pictures, the tree appears to be hollow with a tall clear space in the ...
... a dump truck that was releasing huge rocks on a skinny part of the road. A road compactor was following it so we couldn't continue, because even 4x4 vehicles couldn’t travel on those loose huge rocks. We had to hope that our little SUV had enough guts to back up the steep part, and then find a place to turn around, and then the dump trucks and the backhoe found places to pull ...
... monkeys. We continued along the beach to ‘our’ little bay and called for the limousine to collect us. It took us to the Sunset Bar and we had a lovely lunch there. A toucan was calling in the trees – I love those birds!
Afterwards, I sat by the pool reading and listening to the howler monkeys howling while Tony went on a trail and managed to get lost! I went to see some spider monkeys in the trees behind the ...