Rancho De La Playa
Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... br> We were
hoping to make it to Samara in time for sunset but out hunger got the better of
us and we stopped at a bar restaurant with an outstanding view. We sat on the
porch of the restaurant and looked out over the rolling hills. I was proud to
be able to casually order my meal and drink without having to ask for help and
the waiter understood me the first time. Carmen showed me a new way to enjoy
... take a leisurely nap on the hammocks. We had a lot of fun talking with Miss Julie and Coach Rickert about the joys of life. When we finished with all of the painting and the clean-up, all of us girls enjoyed eating our stashed-away snacks in Jess's, Kim's, and our room. We then quickly put on our swim attire and dashed away to the Hot Springs at Yoko Termales which are made hot by the volcano. We ALL really liked the relaxing hot water and we had some very ...
... it was great fun even though it was really raining. They said it had rained over 0.5meters overnight and counting. The only way to access the park is via boat (or flying then a short boat trip).
The hotel Evergreen was really nice, a big surprise. It was a number of log cabins surrounded by trees and the water. The meals were buffet style and they were fine. There was a capuchin (white faced monkey) that kept coming at lunch time trying to jump on the buffet table. We ...
... I thought, ok, time to get inside, bye.
This morning I was lazy, got up at 8:00 AM, and did nothing really all morning... I did not even go outside. Finally got myself going and rented a bike at about 11:00 AM - ($3.45 / Hour!)... thieves! and I told them so, that the most I had paid in Central America was $7.00 US/day - true - for a good bike, not the ****** ones they had. Anyway I had no choice and rented it for 2 hours (kept it for about 4 hrs).
Took the ...
... not make it to Playa del Coco, I decided to go further south to Playa Ostinal, without reservations and having no idea where I would end up tonight... Yes my friends, I was brave no doubt! (ok, I get it... enough of it already :). Playa Ostinal is almost the last beach before the border with CR except for Playa El Naranjo, the last one...
Went back to the hostel, packed up, said my goodbyes and off I went to grab the 1:00 PM bus to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet