Dominical and Matapalo help!

Feb 9th, 2007, 09:30 AM
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Dominical and Matapalo help!

I'll be staying in MA starting next Friday and am planning day trips to Dominical and Matapalo and was hoping someone could share some great views, places to eat, beaches they like, etc... Much thanks in advance!
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Feb 9th, 2007, 12:45 PM
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In Dominical there was an Argentinian restaurant 2 years back on the right just as you come into town. The cook was anxiously watching our reaction to the food I noticed as the cooking area was open to the dining. When I signaled to him it was great he lit up.
Very good food on a very hot night.

South of Dominical on an ocean view bluff point, La Parcela serves good food.
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Feb 9th, 2007, 12:53 PM
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Playa Uvita / Ballena Nat. Pk. and smaller ones south of there are very scenic beaches.

Nauyuca Falls would be a nice hike early or horse ride.

Hacienda Baru just north of Dominical has trails for birding and animal viewing.


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Feb 10th, 2007, 05:44 AM
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Rocas Verde in Dominical is good for lunch.
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Feb 10th, 2007, 05:45 AM
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Excuse me. .that's Roca Verde!
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Feb 10th, 2007, 09:08 AM
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do a trip to the Nauyaca Waterfalls:

http://costa-rica.typepad.com/photos...aterfalls.html

South of Dominical Punta Uvita is a lovely beach.
Sheryl Crow was there a few weeks ago!
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Feb 10th, 2007, 09:29 AM
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We liked Playas Ventanas south of Dom. about 30 min. as well--neat natural rock passageways. . ."windows".
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Feb 12th, 2007, 04:57 AM
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Thank you all for the advice! I'll report back and let you know how it went.
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Feb 28th, 2007, 05:38 AM
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We took your advice and got a ride down to Matapalo and Dominical and went to lunch at Roca Verde last week. They were both beautiful unspoiled/undeveloped beaches, especially Matapalo. It was an awesome day, thank you for the suggestion!
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Feb 28th, 2007, 04:01 PM
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Glad you enjoyed the area. Are you going to write a report for us?
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