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Tortuguero is a city in Costa Rica.


Get in

Tortuguero is only accessible by boat or plane. Hotels in Tortuguero have boat service to a small city (about 2 hours away) which can be access by car/bus.

Get around

You can reach the small town of Tortuguero if you staying at the Mawamba Lodge (it is a 10min walk). If staying at the other lodges, a boat ride will be necessary. The lodges in Tortuguero usually include (or have the option of) giving tours around the national park, a walking trail, turtle watching at night, or other activities.
There are no cars in Tortuguero.


Tortuguero National Park
Turtle hatching / turtle egg laying



There are two small shops in the town that sell tourist merchandise (though they do carry some beautiful hand carved wood) as well as necessary items. An internet cafe is also located in the town (see photo).




Mawamba Lounge

Pachira Lodge

Get out

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