Tortuguero: Land of the Turtles
Tortuga Lodge & Gardens is located in Tortuguero, Costa Rica, an area known as the “land of the turtles.” Tortuguero is a remote outpost on Costa Rica’s Northern Caribbean coast and is only accessible by boat or small aircraft. It is a prime destination for naturalists and nature lovers. Tortuguero National Park is famous for being one of the lushest rainforests in all of Central America. Also, home to 11 wildlife habitats. You can expect to see monkeys, sloths, birds, and three different species of rare and endangered giant sea turtles. Tortuguero offers a very special experience so you should definitely consider it when you think about where to go in Costa Rica.
Rustic Elegance at Tortuga Lodge & Gardens
The Tortuga Lodge & Gardens in Tortuguero offers 27 rooms, all with sweeping river views and a tranquil ambiance. The meals here are fresh and delicious, prepares with care by a creative chef who masters flavor with flair. There is a lively Caribbean bar offering exotic tropical refreshments. Rooms have sleek hardwood floors and a hammock to relax and soak in thew abundant jungle wilderness. The Gardens at Tortuga Lodge & Gardens are extraordinary, and the hotel is happy to provide you with a guide to take you through the trails, pointing out the rich, diverse wildlife that lives outside your hotel room. In fact, every morning the hotel hosts a free guided walk with a Tortuguero Naturalist Guide.
Turtle Nesting Tours
Coined by National Geographic as one of Tours of A Lifetime. The Sea Turtle Nesting Tours create magical memories that will last a lifetime. Can you imagine just being steps away from a 300 pound Green Sea Turtle while she lays 80-100 eggs? Turtle Tours are seasonal and include night tours. Observe turtle nesting to morning tours to watch the baby turtles hatching and racing to the sea. It is a rare and enchanting experience to see these rare gentle giants in the wild.