Alma del Pacifico Hotel
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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 …
... smell out of our clothing. It looks as though a tica has just finish doing a load of laundry for a large family. With everyone changed, the attention turns to the night’s activities, which are, NOTHING. The guys decide to do a couple team building exercises, including trust falls and a couple variations of human tables. It’s fun to watch them work together as a unit and we pass the time laughing with them at their efforts.
Soon the grill is fired ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... The female and male were both on the web. We watched the female devour a fly and the male (teeny tiny next to the female) apparently gets eaten after mating. We found walking stick bugs, geckos and a little vine snake. At the beach there were plenty of Capuchin Monkeys and even a few raccoons looking for lunch scraps. Pleased to say there were signs everywhere in Spanish and English reminding people not ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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