Costa Rica Trip, Day 14 – Our Final Day


Our final full day in Costa Rica dawned sunny and bright. We had breakfast in the restaurant upstairs and enjoyed the gorgeous view. We decided we would go back to Playa Hermosa for the day. On the way, we stopped at a little grocery store to get some drinks and snacks. Outside, we saw the … Continue reading Costa Rica Trip, Day 14 – Our Final Day

Costa Rica Trip, Day 10 – Playa Hermosa


The next morning, we ate Cheerios on our balcony and gawked at the view. This area reminded me a lot of the Southern California coast - except way less developed. Maybe this is what Southern California looked like 50 years ago. We saw all kinds of fun things from this balcony. Dogs wandering happily on … Continue reading Costa Rica Trip, Day 10 – Playa Hermosa

Costa Rica Trip, Day 9 – Getting to Playas del Coco


In the morning, we had our final breakfast at Hotel Tangara. By this time I was going to weep if I had to eat another banana, but fortunately they switched up the fruit so we got to have pineapple and papaya instead. We drove in the rain most of the way back to Ruta 1. … Continue reading Costa Rica Trip, Day 9 – Getting to Playas del Coco

Costa Rica Trip, Day 8 – Ziplines and Rafts!


We spent our final full day in the Arenal area doing the most adventurous stuff we could handle – ziplining and whitewater rafting! I’ll admit that I was a little nervous about it. I’d never ziplined OR whitewater rafted before this. I’m not really afraid of heights, but I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about … Continue reading Costa Rica Trip, Day 8 – Ziplines and Rafts!