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

      Worst travel day

      A travel blog entry by gkmadventures on May 16, 2014

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      ... it was. The gentlemans name was Francois his wife's name was Sharon. After conversing with them and talking hockey because they were from Canada we went to our room to shower. After showering we went down the street to a place called San Clemente. It had a surf vibe with broken surfboards and a bus parked up to the restaurant for extra seating. Greg got the catch of the day which was MahiMahi and I got the chicken nachos. After eating we went back to the room and settled for the ...

      Unexpected Days..The Best Kind When Travelling

      A travel blog entry by tarveras on Mar 03, 2014

      ... were now just locals with fancy short boards, and decided it may be best to leave these stronger waves to the pros and wait until tomorow for beginner waves around low tide. I have learned to respect Mother Nature and her awesome power, especially after having to be pulled out of a churning river in Patagonia and getting caught in the riptide while surfing in Nicaragua. Now, I know when to swallow my pride and listen to my gut.

      Lessons from teenagers and notes from my summer

      A travel blog entry by katywade on Aug 18, 2013

      1 comment

      ... There were enough sloths, monkeys and aggressive raccoons to go around, and it's hard to get tired of looking at the jade water and white sand beach that rims the park.

      As lovely as Costa Rica has been, I have seen my share of rain forest for a while And now that someone else isn't footing the bill, I am moving on to cheaper pastures. Tomorrow I'll start my journey towards Nicaragua where volcanoes and, hopefully, surfing await me.


      Bruised, bloody, broken, sore, loving life!

      A travel blog entry by beyondtheborder on Jul 17, 2013

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      ... too much for us, especially when you throw the rank rip tides in as well. Also, we were supposed to head up to a waterfall for some swimming & exploring. Unfortunately, that didn't happen for various reasons, so we just kind of kicked back and relaxed for a while. Around 2, we again headed back to the beach to get another session in.

      This final session of the day Cedric & Don both shredded it pretty good! Boss was getting up every try ...

      Day 3!!

      A travel blog entry by misterwilborn on Jun 09, 2013

      91 photos

      ... bring your Epipens. Hospitals are located almost exclusively in the cities and if you’re not prepared, this trip could easily be your last.

      The Teak trail eventually spits us out back near the beach and the guys gather up a few fresh coconuts for our enjoyment later in the evening. Not far from there Sara brings us by the sea turtle rescue area. The folks here at Hacienda Baru have created a makeshift beach on the property, to which turtle eggs are moved ...