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10 Days in Los Suenos

An August 2004 trip to Playa Herraduras by travnaace23

Marriott Los Suenos Beach & Golf Resort Photo, Playa Herraduras, Costa Rica More Photos
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Marriott Los Suenos Beach & Golf Resort

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Marriott Los Suenos Beach & Golf Resort Photo, Playa Herraduras, Costa Rica
If I could choose one word to describe Costa Rica, it would be diversity. Costa Rica has such a wide variety of things to experience, from zip lining through the jungle to climbing to the top of a volcano or enjoying the views on the beach of a pacific sunset. I was a guest at the Marriott Los Suénos. To get there, we drove through the ultra-scenic mountains between San Jose and Playa Herredura. It’s about a 2-hour drive from the closest international airport, San José international airport (SJO). The hotel is in a private community. There is a golf course, spa (Poseidon), marina, and a water-purification centre. The hotel is in a walled area that is basically half of the beach and was beautiful. ...Read More

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Marriott Los Suenos Beach & Golf Resort
800 meters west from Herredura entrance
Playa Herraduras, Costa Rica
+506 630 9000

Croc Tour


croc tour Photo, Playa Herraduras, Costa Rica
At the hotel, like most, they had a booth with brochures for tours. Wanting to experience Costa Rica, I asked the concierge which would have more local flavor. They recommended the crocodile man tour. This was a very good tour for bird-watchers and croc enthusiasts. Getting there was quite an experience. After getting off the main road, it is about a mile to the tour office. This is situated in a quaint little town. There are two seemingly rival tour companies that offer the same exact tour, so choose whichever you want. You need reservations. They take you out on the river and tell you about the wildlife. Then you see scarlet macaws and other birds. They have binoculars. The finale of the tour is whe...Read More

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