Hotel Villas Gaia
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villas Gaia Playa Tortuga
Hotel grounds are nice, pool is big and was very clean. our room was spacious. Breakfast was great. Extremely easy to get to from the highway.
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Travel Blogs from Playa Tortuga
... for a nurse or doctor but we never heard anything so it couldn't have been too serious. Toronto Airport was as busy as ever. Claire and Joyce after quick good byes and hugs went in one direction to customs while we went in another to clear customs and make our connections. Air Canada staff advised us to put our duty free packages in our check luggage saying it would be taken from us at ...
... only the "superior" class cabina was available when we made our reservation, and we felt like we were in a tree house in the cloud forest, with 180 degrees of floor-to-ceiling windows looking out into the forest and valley. Oh and it had a hot tub in one corner. It was "superior" in every way.
We took a several kilometer afternoon hike on the lodge property, down to a small waterfall and back up again. At the 8700' altitude here, we found ...
... bit of trailblazing. When we reached the reserve, the animal sounds were overwhelming! Almost like a horror movie, at least that's what it reminded me of. I lasted about twenty minutes in before we turned back around toward the new house. There we set up a picnic blanket, and chilled out, with a little bag lunch. So peaceful to sit in the grass and enjoy the butterflies around us.
Our next stop was the river (at least ...
... of the kayaks as we nearly fell out at another point as well. We spotted a three toed sloth on the other side of the river and paddled like mad to get nearer to it. We somehow got out of sync and the back of the boat where Thomas was sat went underwater. How we didn’t capsize I do not know. I was very glad that we didn’t fall in the water when we saw a crocodile not long after! Despite all the drama on the kayaks it was ...
... view and I honestly thought one of us would be blown away! Apparently this weather is normal for the city at this time of year and due to the winter weather in the states ("damn gringos"). We found an alternate viewpoint in a horse pasture where we shared some drinks and watched the various fireworks explode around the city. I can't wait to see what 2015 ...