Club del Sol
Travel Blogs from Jaco
... crushing; it is so hot that the ocean is actually warm! The next morning, we made for Ballenas for a nice boat trip in order to learn more about the marine life along the Costa Rican coastline and it was totally worth it! I was first treated to jumping spotted dolphins and then some scuba diving around whale island (which is named so because at high tide the waves entering the cavern at its base create a geyser that shoot out the ...
... Eve meal at Los Almendros (note to self: believe the owner, Karen, when she says the jerk chicken is crazy spicy hot!). After a rousing couple of card games of B.C. (or B.S. as it's really called), the old folks (Andrew & I) hit the sack early to the sounds of fireworks on the beach.
Los Almendros restaurant
Open Monday-Saturdays, 4-10pm, closed Sundays
... record-breaking thunderstorms that are so intense you expect to see the town washed out to sea. We came here during the last month of the rainy season and already the storms are lessening- too bad, they were powerful works of art.
6- The dash for life. One of the many eco-things that Costa Rica is known for are the turtle habitats along both coasts. Female turtles return home to lay their eggs in holes they dig along the beach and the leave the ...
... authorial overseer. Except maybe his silent, sweet wife, who thwacks fresh lunchtime tortillas into submission for our group's pending almuerzo. That's the thing here, simple living in harmony with life's daily tasks and rhythms is what brings the greatest comfort, and stability. If only the west could learn how to amalgamate into that, it might carve a new way that served to benefit those in the fields as much and hopefully more than the boardroom executives buzzing off the big ...
... cup, to learning basic salsa moves, to dancing the entire night away! And what a fun night that was indeed! Like most beach visits, we made a necessary trip to the beach at night, which although was probably somewhat dangerous was worth the while. We even went swimming, which was probably not smart, but that happened!
Saturday we spent the day at the beach, trying to surf---which may I add, we got destroyed by the waves! Needless to say we were not ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed