Costa Rica with its tropical forests, birds and plants of many different species is this expat’s dream adventure. Tasty cuisine and the romantic language of Spanish is what one would expect to experience and more. My senses are in over drive as I take a deep breath and start my adventure.
San Ramon, Costa Rica.
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A great place to stay is at the Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve which is Trip Advisor’s 2015 Travelers Choice Award.
My stay was in an individual casita in the clouds with a daily roaring fire. Guided nature walks and horseback riding along with other adventures are available and worth your time. Make sure to take the Evening Nature walk.
Onsite restaurant provided my tasty meals 3 times a day. There is no need to leave this wonderful Resort. Weather in the clouds can be a bit chilly, but rain provides a tranquil atmosphere.
Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
This ocean side town is just few hours drive from San Jose on a two lane road which upon itself is an adventure, especially when there is construction work. With views like this who would not want to visit. Onward to the hotel.
Capitan Suizo Hotel in Tamarindo.
Capitan Suizo Hotel in Tamarindo offers comfortable rooms, refreshing pool, lush garden area with howler monkeys and a restaurant that serves tasty cuisine. All the amenities I could ask for but the beach is calling my name. With its location on the beach I enjoyed surfing and kayaking.
Tamarindo was full of exciting restaurant and bars all located just a walk down the beach.Lots of sunsets can be enjoyed on this western facing beach. Look for the green flash at sunset I did and saw it here.
Costa Rica was an enjoyable adventure along with its friendly people. Bring along a rain jacket, bug spray or your favorite “coconut oil” to keep the mosquitoes away.
This expat visited some great restaurants while traveling in Costa Rica. Also found a vegan restaurant that served natural & organic food. Yummy!
For a more details on my Costa Rican adventure see my blogs on San Ramon, Tamarindo, and San Jose. Also check out more adventures with 1Adventure Traveler, on Roatan, China, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia and the United States.
Remember life is short, go out and have an adventure!
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