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Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Caribeans Puerto Viejo Reviews

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The most amazing sweets, homemade chocolate and ice cream Oct 24, 2009
After my snorkel, some sweets were in order and a place called Caribeans was calling my name. Right around the corner from the dive shop, this place is a little slice of all things good in the world. Homemade chocolate and ice cream - - does it get any better than that? And does it get any better than that when you are tired, and wet, and hot and happy? I think not. I ran into a local legend at Caribeans, Kurt who runs Hotel Puerto Viejo. (This is a great hotel if you are a surfer, on a budget and there to be in the water as much as possible and surrounded by other surfers during your trip. It is about 50 feet off the main strip right in the center of town.) We got to talking and he recommended the chocolate shake: a good man.

If it is possible for a shake to change your life, this one did. Frothy and creamy, sweet and light, with little bits of their signature chocolate like little chunks of heaven swimming in a sea of perfection. I am actually getting tears in my eyes thinking about this, because I will never know its equal. Amazing. Truly amazing.

Fat and happy, yet again, I headed back to my hotel to get cleaned up and ready for dinner. I had spotted a place in town that looked interesting for dinner and I had packed a dress for just such an occasion. You can read my review on Koki Beach to find out more about it - - but another great Puerto Viejo meal topped off by the best mojito I have ever tasted. It doesn't get much better than this.
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Stigen says:
I`m very sad that Kurt did`nt reccomend that one to me ! I stayed with him fo 3 nights even ! well next time!
Posted on: Oct 31, 2009
bkretzer says:
The Award for Best Description of a Milk Shake goes to......ezwriter!
Posted on: Oct 30, 2009
ezwriter says:
Oh Sylvia, it was, it was!
Posted on: Oct 30, 2009
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