We've been in Manuel Antonio for the last few days and are enjoying the change in weather and temperature of the mountains. It has been sunny and hot each day, with the exception of a quick thunderstorm yesterday. Manuel Antonio is actually two smaller communities. One is down at the beach and the other is... Continue Reading →
After five days of rain and dreary weather, it was time to head back to the beach. This time we are further south on the Pacific coast, at Manuel Antonio. It isn't as busy a beach spot as Tamarindo and is right next to the national park.
As it was raining again today, we decided to do another tour this morning instead of morning instead of lounging by the pool and the hot springs. We checked out the Don Juan Coffee and Chocolate tour. This was a great tour which takes you through the whole process from seed to final product for... Continue Reading →
After Tamarindo it was off to the Arenal area and the town of La Fortuna. I met my sister and her husband back at the airport in Liberia and we set off for the 3 hour drive to the Arenal Pariso Spa and Resort. En route our shuttle driver and guide from RideCr stopped at... Continue Reading →
I've spent the last few days in Tamarindo and doing some relaxing and excursions. I was able to get 4 dives in with Scuba Dive Costa Rica. Theses are some pictures from the last couple of days. I'll be able to add the diving videos and pictures later from my tablet as they take a... Continue Reading →
Pura Vida is the saying down here in Costa Rica, basically it mean simple life or pure life. I can certainly see why. It is a great place and even after just one day I can see how relaxing it is. I am spending the first 4 days of the trip in the beach town of... Continue Reading →