Alma del Pacifico Hotel

Playa Esterillos Este, Esterillos Este, Province of Puntarenas, 10-6300, Costa Rica | 4 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Esterillos Este

Beach Relaxation

A travel blog entry by geoscot


Transfer & Hotel

  • A ~3hr drive took us to our new hotel, currently called the Xandari By The Pacific. In May the hotel will be re-branded as the Alma del Pacifico.
  • The hotel was the same style as the other and is located right on a long pleasant beach. There are loungers and hammocks for use.
  • The food was good …

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by georgeheap


... our boards to the water. I never realized how much balance was involved. For a while we didn't have to paddle as he would just push us when the wave was coming. My first wave I stood up...not for the whole wave but I did it and was quite amazed. It probably took me until my third or fourth wave to ride it all the way to the beach where I could just step off gracefully. I am quite proud of myself as I went in just wanting to stand up once. By the middle of ...

Hiking and Swimming: Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana


... a small park, but one that is known worldwide for its enormous biodiversity. It is also a heavily visited park, and once a certain number of people enter, the gates are closed to visitors. Rafael urged us to move along promptly to make sure we gained admission. The park also has three nice beaches where it is possible to swim.

The main trail of the park was crowded with many different groups following their guides who all sported fancy ...

Travel Day: Heading to the Ocean

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana


... In this case turned out to be a roadside fruit vendor. We stopped at his stand and all climbed out of our mini-van. He was selling plantains, tangerines, coconut water, and a milky-looking liquid in re-used one liter Fresca bottles. Several of our group purchased coconut water for 400 Costa Rican colones, about 80 cents in U.S. currency. He served the water by hacking off the top of a young coconut with his machete ...

A Tiny Slice of Paradise.

A travel blog entry by adventurehs


... There is only so much comfort you can get from the "sting ray shuffle" which is what you do to signal that you are in the water to get them to swim away from your feet. We suffered no stings, however, and the kids had a handful of good rides on the boogie boards. Today we face packing up for one final time to head to Alajuela for a night before the airport. We have a few more tasks at hand, about which we'll ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAlma del Pacifico Hotel Esterillos Este

    Reviewed by geoscot

    Relaxation by the Pacific

    Reviewed Apr 20, 2011
    by (2 reviews) Houston , United States Flag of United States


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    TripAdvisor Reviews Alma del Pacifico Hotel Esterillos Este

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding