Tortuguero: Itineraries & tips



"Tortuguero is not a typical coastal destination calling on travellers to swim and sunbathe."costaricatravelblog.com
"Tortuguero is another great place in Costa Rica to see nature and wildlife."mytanfeet.com
"Tortuguero is extremely humid, with year-round precipitations reaching the 6."stridetravel.com
"Tortuguero is the best beach to see Turtles in Costa Rica (see itineraries), especially Green Turtles."globalhelpswap.com
"Tortuguero is surrounded by luxurious nature - think palm trees along the coast, rain forest and thick vegetation, and wildlife is rich."myadventuresacrosstheworld.com
"Tortuguero is most famous for its sea turtle nesting beaches."greenglobaltravel.com

Northeast Costa Rica

Tortugueros location

Tortuguero at a glance

National Park



2-3 nights


Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Tortuguero


Aerotortuguero Airport (TTQ)

Barra del Colorado Airport (BCL)

Guápiles Airport (GPL)

About Tortuguero

Tortuguero is a village. Tortuguero is a very green city. This village is in north Costa Rica (plan Costa Rica itineraries). It gives you the possibility to relax atby a river. Enjoy the beautiful views over the sea at Tortuguero. Alajuela is the nearest neighbour city.

Things to do

Out of all the places I visited in Costa Rica (see itineraries), Tortuguero was by far my favourite. I loved relaxing on a beach, and I also enjoyed

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Tortuguero National Park is an ecological treasure trove buried in northeastern Costa Rica (see itineraries). Accessible by plane, bus, and boast fr


3 thoughts on “Top 10 Things to See and Do in Tortuguero, Costa Rica”

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One of the biggest attractions of the region are the nesting of the sea turtles ...

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Eat & drink

The village of Tortuguero is situated on a long and narrow spit of sand that literally separates the sea from the river. And it’s

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Worth to visit

, and verdant forest is one of the top destinations in the country. It is the third most visited National Park in Costa Rica, and

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Pack appropriately for humid weather. Since it is normal for it to rain in that area, bring appropriate waterproof equipment, espe

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On each of our holidays you will see a clear outline of exactly what's included in the price of your holiday. We never use 'headli

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Here’s a brief overview of everything you need to know about Tortuguero National Park: ...

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. is a sustainable property located in the Penitencia Channel, only 5 minutes by boat to the entrance of the Tortuguero National


Evergreen Lodge

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. each year is the wide variety of sights and experiences that are difficult to find anywhere else in the world. Travelers will e

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I stayed in a chalet style room, loved the swimming pool, enjoyed a massage, and made the most of the buffet breakfasts and dinn

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. who also organised all the tours we did including the turtle watching. ...

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