Shelter From The Storm

Address: San Martin Sur, Dominical, Province of Puntarenas, 80000, Costa Rica | Villa
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This villa, located on San Martin Sur, Dominical, is near Canopy Safari and La Playita.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsShelter From The Storm Dominical

    Reviewed by dutch0469

    Paradise Found!

    Reviewed Aug 2, 2011
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    Donna and Daryl, the owners of SFTS are 2 folks who know what they are doing. They have created a place of peace and relaxation that cannot be described in words, it needs to be experienced in person. My wife and I stayed the week of July 24th and we were sorry to leave. SFTS is perfectly situated between Uvita and Dominical. There are plenty of activities to do in the surrounding area. All you need to do is ask Donna or Daryl and they will make all the arrangements for you. We did the Zip Line tour at Hacienda Baru, the horse back tour at Don Lula to a spectacular waterfall and ate great food at several local restaurants including Exotica (not to be missed). You will need a 4X4 and a spirit of adventure, but it is well worth the effort. You will see some of the most amazing beaches (sometimes we were the only people on them). Please read all the rest of the reviews, they are all true (ignore the one that had some complaint about rules, etc. it is not the case). I cannot add anymore to what has already been said...except that my wife and I will back as soon as feasible. Thanks Donna and Daryl for making this last week one to remember forever. Rob and Nina Hart, Naples, Florida

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    Travel Blogs from Dominical

    On the Road Again

    A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Jan 29, 2015

    22 photos

    ... setting of the hotel is spectacular high on a bluff above the ocean. It is called Ballena because the shore from up there looks like the tail of a whale and because whales and dolphins migrate through there in season. Our room were on the very top floor with the best view. There was another infinity pool with a wonderful view. We got into our suits and went to the pool. We had a drink at the pool while watching the sun set, mine ...

    Introduction to the communities

    A travel blog entry by sallyjpatten on Sep 09, 2014

    2 comments, 1 photo

    ... to celebrate the children of the country. At Damas, they had a dress up day for all the children (which many put a great effort into). School starts for the kids at 7:30, due to the bus schedule we can't get there until 8:30. When we arrived chaos was at play, with all the kids playing and shouting on the concrete slab in the middle of the school (which is made up of 4 classrooms, so a bit bigger than Cocal) and not a teacher in sight, this is apparently a pretty normal ...

    Mangroves, monkeys, mahi mahi, mindlessness

    A travel blog entry by grahamh on Apr 04, 2014

    17 photos

    ... catered quite a bit, eaten incredible fresh mahi mahi when we have gone out for dinner. Tomorrow we leave for San Jose again, and join up with our STA tour which lasts all next week taking us around the north west of the country. Must remember how to put a t-shirt on and how to be sociable for more than 5 minutes. Manuel Antonio has far exceeded our expectations in every department, and we could easily stay for another month, but we are looking forward to the next ...

    Monkeys, Casados and PURA VIDA

    A travel blog entry by muchachasontour on Nov 03, 2013

    5 photos

    We arrived in Puntarenas, a nice beach town completely surrounded by sea, where we had our first of many casados. This is the typical costa rican dish, which includes a very large helping of meat, rice, beans, and salad. We also made our first friend, Emmanuel, who spent an hour attempting to woo Amy by showing her Cranberries music videos.

    The next day we got the bus to Manuel Antonio. From spectacular views of the ocean to monkeys casually ...

    And the Costa Rican Adventure continues...

    A travel blog entry by beyondtheborder on Jul 18, 2013

    1 comment, 20 photos

    ... giving us invaluable tips and advice on paddling positions, balancing on the board, where to place our weight on the board to better catch the waves – all this in preparation for tomorrow's much anticipated trip out to larger waves at a different beach.

    The evening consisted of a well-deserved dinner all you can eat dinner in the mountains, followed, followed by a going-away beer (@ Tortilla Flats) with the camp owner, Cesar. He ...