Salt Stories

COSTA RICA: Santa Teresa and La Fortuna

By Michael Chapman

We excelled at getting “stuck” in places much sunnier and happier than London during the pandemic. Case in point; one day after arriving in Costa Rica in January ’21 for what was supposed to be a 10-day trip, London went back into it’s third lockdown and the gym we owned was forced to close again, so we said ABSOLUTELY NOT, and stayed in Santa Teresa for nearly 6 weeks. Pure bliss.

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SANTA TERESA: Where to stay, eat, beach and workout

By Michael Chapman

Santa Teresa has everything from super budget to super luxe, spanning hotels, villas and hostels. We love an Airbnb, and tried out loads during our time here. Have a look around depending on your budget, and if you’re lucky enough to be exploring Santa Teresa for a week or more, I’d recommend spending most of your time in a spot that’s walking-distance from the beach (and cafes, restaurants, shops etc), but throw in at least a couple of nights of bliss up in the jungle.

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GREECE: Milos

By Michael Chapman

We didn't know we were going to Milos until literally the day before. During the pandemic, we'd been running Salt Escapes in Zakynthos when on the final couple of days, the island went onto a quarantine list. Our options were either to head to London for a two week home quarantine, or pop across to another island for no less than fourteen days of exploring. Naturally, we chose the latter, and so the Milos magic commenced.

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GREECE: Zakynthos

By Michael Chapman

The number of times we’ve been to Zakynthos is now somewhere up in the double figures - so we like to think we know what we're talking about when it comes to exploring this stunning Ionian island.

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