BEST WESTERN Hotel Villas Lirio
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
Photos of BEST WESTERN Hotel Villas Lirio
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN Hotel Villas Lirio Manuel Antonio National Park
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... toed and Two-toed Sloths, Howler Monkeys, White-faced Capuchins, iguanas, Basilisks, microbats, frogs, Turkey Vultures, hawks, parrots and motmots. There is one trail to a mirador (view point) but I didn't find it to be spectacular - you just look down on one of the bays and out to sea. Then walked to Gemelas Beach for lunch (beware the iguanas and racoons! Hold on to your lunch!) and Manuel Antonio Beach for a swim. Another trail leads to Cathedral Point, which ...
... just look to see where they were looking and see some of the harder to spot animals. It wasn't all one way though, quite a few times we had to point out animals to the guides so they in turn could tell their groups.
Half the park was closed for maintenance but on the short trail we walked, we saw loads of insects, butterflies, a red crab, a rare stick bird (not a joke), green lizard, huge iguanas, more capuchin monkeys and ...
... over it, up flew a toucan. It then flew away and we sat down to see if it would come back. We were rewarded when not only did it come back but another one flew in as well. Watched them and suddenly realized they were mating. The male was holding onto her head with his beak and it was pretty amazing to see! They then flew off and we continued on our walk.
We got to the stream that did not seem to be running as swiftly ...
... lots of chatter and when the sun catches them in flight they are spectacular, up to 3 feet long, bright red, blue and yellow. When they fly in formation they look like the Red Arrows team but after a
heavy paintball session.
One morning we had an interesting walk to the Crocodile Bridge, only getting a little nervous as we realised that the last stage of the path ran very close to the riverbank.
On the ...
... to capture this lizard.
The Howler Monkey was a bit reluctant to show his face but Leo clicked and skittered at him until he finally lifted his head for this shot.
We wandered up the path and down again toward the beach, when another squirrel monkey family went hiking through tree branches right next to the path.