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
Playa Ocotal was the most interesting beach we visited in Costa Rica. The surf was very strong while we were there, so we didn't go in the ocean much. The beach itself had dark gray sand and there was a lot of rocks at the surface, which was kind of scary considering how rough the waves … Continue reading Costa Rica Trip, Day 13 – Playa Ocotal
The water at Playa Conchal is that gorgeous turquoise color everyone imagines when they think of beach resort vacations. I really don't know how Conchal could be covered with shells and have turquoise water while right next door Brasilito is just regular old sand and regular blue/gray ocean water color.
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
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