Travel Blogs from Jaco
... Oh well, it is nice and warm outside and the surroundings are quite lovely.
After my swim, I decided to explore the area while Joanne rested in our room. I walked down the road a bit looking for a chocolate bar (Joanne wanted one). While I was walking, I also decided to check out the beach. The beach is fairly busy (but not overly crowded). The sand is very soft and the water is fairly warm. The scenery is very nice. I enjoyed my walk and then decided to head back to ...
... home by 10:30am.
JIll and I found a roadside cafe to have lunch, typical Arroz con Pollo (chicken & rice) and fresh squeezed pineapple juice. I guess my Spanish isn't very understandable because the gal who worked there (she was the only one working) spoke no English and ended up having to call someone else to arrive by car to come take our order. He was very friendly and accomodating.
After lunch, we picked up the boys again to ...
... fruit....bananas,watermelon and rockmelon..the bananas were incredible....first ones I have have tasted straight from the tree for a long time...the real thing. Local musicians playing while we were given time to shop for souvenirs . Then drive back to ship stopping occasionally to look at different trees etc and pick some different fruits...such as star fruit. Really good tour and a lovely day in Costa ...
... front of 7 gringos. As we prayed for them, Tim felt that there was a tremendous breakthrough in their lives. In fact, Rebecca expressed as much to Dena when they talked today. God is awesome.
Dena debriefed the group tonight and it was a great time of reliving our memories of the 10 days that we have spent here. We affirmed one another, laughed loud and often and generally were amazed at how much God had done in each of our lives.
... something like Quarto Coronado's it had guacamole, tuna, caviar and sounded really different. Deb got the Thai tuna wrap and we split. They were both delicious but mine was outstanding. After we finished lunch we walked around the grounds and a couple of areas are going to be a challenge like the gym. To get to it you go down a series of switch backs that are precariously close to the edge. Then while you are on the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Catalina Jaco
We like this place so much, we have been here 3 different times since our stay for 3 months in Costa Rica. The family who owns it are wonderful and service is amazing. Amenities include a pool and the hotel is just steps away from the beach with good waves for beginning surfers or for a lovely stroll on the beach. Sunsets are breath taking here as well.
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