Ylang Ylang Villas Costa Rica
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
We decided since we were feeling better we would go to Raphael's Terrazas Restaurant for dinner. We walked down and caught the bus and managed to get off the bus just up from Raphael's and we walked down to the Restaurant.
Raphael was not there but brother Freddy was there to greet us and bring us our first drink. It seemed to be fairly ...
There are so many birds here that the first day I suffered from cognitive overload and a stiff neck. It is impossible to spot everything despite trying very hard. So much is moving about that it becomes overwhelming. Now we have learned to pace ourselves a little better.
One night we sat at the table for dinner and I thought there was an insect on the cloth but when we looked closer it was a tiny frog, the size of my thumb ...
... s accomplishments could have been devastating. Not for this team. Without a sigh, the team cleaned up the challenge presented by Mother Nature and we eventually finished digging the remaining holes.
With the holes for the support beams complete, the group was divided into groups. Some mixed and poured cement. Some unloaded concrete walls from the flat bed (truck). Others stained and painted houses that were started ...
... to the beach. The beach was great - very un-crowded, lots of cool rock formations just off the shore, great waves, vendors hawking their wares, tiny hermit crabs, and more. After our walk, we walked back up the steep hill to our hotel - definitely got our workout this morning!
Emma and I spent a few minutes in the adults-only pool (we still don't know why they put us in a part of the resort for only people over 18 years old - oh, well!) and ...
... made Kevin always drive down though because I thought going up was easier than driving down. Well our hotel was so cute and had amazing views over the Pacific. That afternoon we spent time just relaxing by the pool and relaxing.
So the joke is that Kev and I are like Grandpa and Grandmas when we are on vacation. We tend to eat dinner early and head to bed by 8:00. So we headed out that first night looking for somewhere for dinner and had trouble finding somewhere ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking