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Hotels in Tortuguero

Tortuguero is truly a magical destination being the most important turtle nesting site on the Caribbean for the Green Sea Turtle.

There are no roads leading to this town. To get to Tortuguero you have to either use a plane or a boat. Part of the beautiful Tortuguero experience, a boat ride leads you up through the Canal de Tortuguero and through some stunning patches of rainforests towering over swamps. A spectacular trip, one can spot numerous birds flying overhead in these lowlands. Here nature dominates as there are hardly any human settlements to speak of.

Tortuguero and its surrounding areas get the heaviest rainfall in the country. The existence of parallel coastal banks here has given rise to the formation of lakes and canals which are home to a plethora of fish and marine life. However, the turtles here are still the main attraction. Besides the Green Sea Turtles, the Leatherback and Hawksbill sea turtles also nest along the wide beaches here. Peak turtle nesting season is from late July through August.

While there is not much to see in town besides a visitor center and museum, there are plenty of activities that one can enjoy while here including hiking and canoeing. There is an active community here as well to help save the endangered species of turtles, where you can take tours and see the turtles nesting in the wild.

Evergreen Lodge  Tortuguero Budget /Adventure  / Family / Nature / Turtle watching Lodge Tortuguero

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Evergreen is located in the middle of the exuberant Tortuguero jungle minutes by boat from the main entrance of Tortuguero National Park It is an ideal location to explore this unique and magical preserved area ...

Laguna Lodge  Costa Rica Family / Turtle watching / Adventure / Nature B&B Tortuguero

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Laguna Lodge Tortuguero is a rain forest ecotourism lodge with an extra touch in style comfort and personalized service The lodge lies along Costa Rica's Northern Caribbean Coast on a narrow strip of land between ...

Manatus Lodge   Tortuguero Family / Adventure / Turtle watching / Luxury / Nature / Spa / Honeymoon Hotel Tortuguero

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Tortuguero is on Costa Rica's North Caribbean Region one of the most diverse National Parks with ecological habitats from high rainforest to herbaceous marsh communities Back of the lagoon is a coastal rainforest threaded by ...

Mawamba Lodge  Costa Rica Family / Adventure / Turtle watching / Nature Lodge Tortuguero

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Mawamba Lodge is located on the Caribbean Coast on a sand strip between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Ocean It is nestled a -acre beach front property located on the right side of Tortuguero ...

Pachira Lodge  Tortuguero Family / Adventure / Turtle watching / Nature Lodge Tortuguero

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Pachira lodge is conveniently located minutes away from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park the most important nestling site in the western half of the Caribbean Giant leatherback hawksbill and loggerhead turtles nest here The lodge ...

Turtle Beach Lodge Costa Rica Family / Adventure / Turtle watching /  Nature Lodge Tortuguero

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Secluded resort spanning acres with miles of jungle trails a meandering private canal with covered boat dock and our half-mile of private beach adjoining miles of still more isolated and protected beaches Stay at the ...