This page is designed to provide valuable contacts for our guests to find out more about us via blogs and reviews, recommended local activities, companion businesses, and world wide guides for all your travel destinations.
Adventure Hotels of Costa Rica; Looking for a place to stay in Costa Rica? We are affiliated with Adventure Hotels of Costa Rica who represent many fine hotels in the country.10% discount offered to bookings via their website.
Lake Arenal Real Estate & Construction; Lake Arenal Real Estate & Construction is a full-service real estate brokerage, construction contracting, and land-development firm. We offer our potential clients the opportunity to work with one single entity from start-to-finish in their quest to locate and/or build the home or business of their dreams in beautiful Lake Arenal, Costa Rica.
MonteLago Properties; Looking for that personal touch? Our friends Brad & Beverly make all the difference. When it comes to properties they have the knowledge and understanding to make you feel like your spending time with friends in paradise.
Rancho Margot; One of a kind, Rancho Margot is a must when visiting Arenal. Words really can't describe, it has to be felt. Self sustaining and totally ecologically friendly....visit for an afternoon.... stay for a week. This is our favorite place to get away from it all!
Villa Decary; A short walk down the road from us is our second favorite hotel on the lake, next to Gingerbread of course! A Bed and Breakfast with the best bird watching around, we recommend Villa Decary when we are unable to accommodate. Always the best for our guests.
Lookout Inn; In Carate on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Beach Accommodations in the Rainforest and your Gateway to Osa Peninsula's Corcovado National Park
Costa Rica Eco Lodges; Take a look at this site which contains information about many lodging options in the eco lodge category. The lush tropical nature retreats boast of a rich topography comprising thriving rainforests, pristine beaches, serene rivers, gushing waterfalls and adventure packed mountainous valleys features abundant authentic eco lodges.
Costa Rica Journeys; A portal to many places of interest in Costa Rica. Articles are written by professional travel writers from around the world who love Costa Rica. Organized by zones you can find all kinds of information about each area of the country.
Sky Tram - Sky Trek; This is the newest and best of the forest canopy tours, including the longest zip-line cable ride in the country! The view of the lake and volcano are fantastic with a rush of wind as you sail above the tree tops!! We had a blast!! Let us arrange your sky high adventure.
Arenal Hanging Bridges; Wonderful series of trails through the forest canopy and above it by steel hanging bridges. Perfect morning excursion to view the Arenal volcano to the chorus of tropical birds. Or take the evening tour to watch the sunset. You can make your own tour anytime, or let us select a guide.
Arenal Kayaks; Best way to experience the lake is by kayak with some of our personal friends. Glide peacefully across the water to small lake islands to look for colorful shards of ancient pottery or skim the shoreline for water birds. There is always time for a cool dip in the lake too. Ask us to arrange your lake experience.
Lake Arenal Fishing Tours; Captain Ron is not only a friend he is the favored fishing guide for Lake Arenal. Excursions are half day, full day including gear, snacks, and refreshments. Ask us and we'll hook you up with a great fishing experience.
Eco Termales; Hot Springs with the best cocktails and relaxed setting. Eco Termales is our favorite place for soaking up the afternoon in your own tropical oasis!! Let us arrange your spa getaway.
Tico Wind; Lake Arenal is one of the worlds best places to wind surf and kite board. Take it from our friend Peter Hopley, owner of Tico Wind, who has been involved with the sport for 25 years strong. With the best equipment and experience Peter can teach on a variety of levels - beginner to advanced. Let's set sail for a unique lake experience!
Fly Zone; Enjoy world class wakeboard and kiteboard sessions on Lake Arenal. Call Sander for an appointment to freeride or take lessons from Sander, a certified wakeboard and water ski teacher since 1999. Fly Zone has all the equipment you need to enjoy watersports on Lake Arenal.
EARPULLER; A couple of guys living in the jungle creating authentic digital music
Blogs and Reviews
Conde Naste Traveller; Interested in what is being said about Gingerbread? Select Destinations and find Costa Rica. Once inside under the heading "eating" will be a review worth reading.
Blogs on Trip Advisor; Haven't visited Trip Advisor? Thousands of reviews by everyday travelers for just about anywhere on the planet. Excellent reference source as well as a place to post experiences.
World Wide Guides
Rough Guides; Excellent source for "roughing it" around the globe. In circulation for over 25 years strong, Rough Guides has a variety of books to quench that travel thirst. Gingerbread is included since the 2008 series of books.
Luxury Backpackers; A unique website with atypical destinations are to be found with Luxury Backpackers. Not your average travel guide! Gingerbread will be included (with pictures!).
International Living; Ever thought of living, working or investing in another part of the world...someplace like Costa Rica? Find out how to retire, travel, buy Real Estate, invest and enjoy life overseas. International Living will provide answers to all your questions and assist in making some of life's difficult decisions easy.