Costa Rica

Costa Rica Trip Report – Final Day

We woke at our usual time Sunday morning – 5 am! After washing up and getting our things together we headed to the lobby to meet with our driver from Tachiz Travel. We were pleasantly surprised to see it was Francisco, our driver from the first day. We departed back for San Jose via the cloud forest which was...
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Costa Rica Trip Report – Day 5 – Part 3

Soaking wet, muddy and full of adrenaline we made our way back to the hotel to try out the hotel’s onsite hot springs. Now these springs were nothing compared to the ones we saw at Baldi the night before, there were only three – two cold and one hot. Regardless it was nice to be able to unwind a...
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Costa Rica Trip Report – Day 5 – Part 2

The last activity we were hoping to complete which we did not have booked was horseback riding to the volcano. Every tour company we spoke to offered this including Desafio and the tour company at our hotel and the hotel where we did the zip lining. Since we had such a great time with Carlos and Rafael at the...
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Costa Rica Trip Report – Day 4 – Part 2

After a full day of whitewater rafting and a delicious lunch experience (Read Friday Part 1) we were still eager to experience the most of Costa Rica as possible. Over the prior day and a half we asked everyone about the local attractions and it became clear we needed to go see the hot springs this evening. To say...
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Costa Rica Trip Report – Day 2

Wednesday was our beach day and the only day we didn’t have any activities pre-booked. Between the time difference and early sunrise we woke up bright and early and were off to check out the breakfast buffet. We were pleasantly surprised to see all of the things Francisco recommended available on the display including Gallo Pinto and guava. They...
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