Hotel Pacifico Lunada
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Our first big excursion was to Manuel Antonio National Park, 150 miles south of our base in La Garita. With rainforest abutting a set of beautiful white beaches, Manuel Antonio is a unique and stunning location. We spent two days in the forest and on the beaches, and on one of those days we hired a guide to give us the lowdown on the flora and fauna in the park. We saw two and three toed sloths; howler, capuchin and squirrel ...
... almost the entire coast. It was breathtaking!! We also saw more monkeys, iguanas, and a couple raccoons. By the way, what Casey and I thought to be a rare Costa Rican animal that we saw on the last trip was actually just a guinea pig. They look so different here! And don't worry, the camera didn't die this time so I got some pretty cool ...
... racoons were very brave so leaving a bag on the beacj whilst swimming was a bit risky!
We walked round a mini headland and then some beach time. The sea was warm and calm and the beach good to lounge on, it wasnt very busy either. After an hour or so we headed back along the main trail to catch the bus to Quepos.
We are glad we chose to stay in Quepos as we had stuff around, and were not relying on ...
... then we went out to explore the town. La Fortuna has basically two main streets, and like 4 minor cross streets. We scoped out places for drinks later and asked tourist info booths to figure out our activities for the following two days. What we found was that everything we wanted to do was farther apart than we would like away and we would spend a fortune on cabs to see it all. Or we could spend a ton on guided tours, neither seemed of particular interest so we decided to talk ...
... of it and fortunately its much larger mother was not present otherwise I doubt I would still have a head. We also saw vultures, jet-black squirrels and many 'Jesus Christ Lizards' - so called because, as they showed us, they can run across the surface of the water. I omitted to tell our guide I recalled reading that Jesus walked, not ran on the Sea of Galilee. Our guide was a lovely local called William, who had lived next to the swamps his whole life, ...