Destinations

Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Distance:
225 kilometers from San Josť
Driving time:
5 hours by land and boat
Flying time:
28 minutes


Tortuguero is a fishing village on a narrow strip of land between canals and the Caribbean Sea . The area offers unique wilderness experiences and excellent nature based and fishing lodges.

Known around the world, Tortuguero beaches are the most important nesting grounds to thousands of Green Sea Turtles that come every year (June - Oct) and Leatherbacks (March- May) to lay their eggs on its shores.

Extremely rich flora and fauna are protected by Tortuguero National Park where Casa Verde Turtle Research Station is located. Abundant sightings of manatees, sloths, toucans, river otters, morpho butterflies and, hawler, spider, capuchin monkeys are reported.

Barra del Colorado is the gateway to the wild and mysterious immensity of the Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge. This area combines mangroves and fresh water, saltwater estuaries teaming with life, frozen in time.

Tortuguero/Barra del Colorado is a favorite destination for adventurers, bird watchers, marine ecologists, birders and tarpon-snook anglers.

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