Costa Rica seems a long way to come for miniature golf, but former New Yorker Frank Moreno apparently counts on enough bad weather to make his elaborate new amusement building a success. He opened Reno’s Miniature Golf and Amusement Center on Independence Day, Sept. 15, not far from the center of La Fortuna. With 8,000 square feet of roof to thwart the rains, Moreno has built 18 holes dedicated to various countries and decorated with familiar motifs of each. The center has been modernized with devices such as MP3 players and will probably be augmented with amusements such as air hockey, foosball and indoor basketball.
The entry fee is $10 per person, which may be worth it while waiting for the weather to clear. I know of the frustration tourists have felt in vainly seeking a view of fabled Arenal Volcano. I once spent several hours driving visitors around it from Fortuna to Río Chiquito and back, hoping for flirty Mademoiselle Arenal to lift her cloudy skirts over her head.
Reno’s website is at www.renosminigolf cr.com.
You may be interested
Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemicCarlos MANDUJANO / AFP - September 30, 2020
The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.
CureVac launches second stage of vaccine clinical trials in Peru and PanamaAFP - September 30, 2020
The German pharmaceutical company CureVac announced that it has started Phase 2 clinical trials of its experimental vaccine against Covid-19,…
Costa Rica mired in difficult internal negotiations regarding agreement with IMFMarco SIBAJA / AFP - September 30, 2020
Costa Rica is immersed in difficult internal negotiations as it seeks an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to…