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Evergreen Lodge

Caribbean

Rating: Mid-range    

Evergreen Lodge overview

This family-friendly lodge is situated on Costa Rica's north Caribbean coast, just a 5 minute boat ride from the main entrance to Tortuguero National Park. There are 55 rooms, all en-suite, spacious and kept cool by ceiling fans. The lodge has 2 acres of grounds for you to explore, with canopy walkways giving you fine views of the rainforest.
The dining room is light and airy. Generous buffet-style meals are served here, allowing you to sample as many different dishes as you wish. The bar is a great place to relax and discuss travel stories with fellow guests over a refreshing drink, and you can enjoy quiet downtime in the lounge. There's an inviting outdoor swimming pool, ideal for cooling off in the midday heat. The spa offers a range of services including massages to ease tired muscles.  
Activities available include boat trips, kayaking, forest walks and wildlife spotting in Tortuguero, known for its varied flora and fauna. You can also watch turtles if you're here during the egg-laying season, July to October. 

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Open:  Evergreen Lodge is open all year.  

Location:  The lodge is in north east Costa Rica, just a 5 minute boat ride from Tortuguero National Park. From San Jose you travel by bus for about 2 hours followed by a motorised boat ride of around an hour.   

Rooms:  There are 55 guest rooms, all en-suite with hot and cold running water. They are kept cool by ceiling fans. The accommodation is simple but comfortable.

Activities:  Take motor boat rides, go kayaking and guided nature walks in Tortuguero National Park whilst looking out for monkeys, lizards, otters, turtles, caiman and birds, follow the canopy tour in the lodge’s grounds. From July to October you may see nesting green turtles, with evening walking tours to watch them on the beach. Fishing is good between January and May, and again from August to October.  The boat, forest, and other excursions are done as group activities where you will be joining several other guests from the lodge.  

Facilities:  The lodge is set in 2 hectares of grounds. There is a restaurant and a bar, with a TV and music. Outside there is a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and large sunbathing area with loungers. The al fresco resting area is a good place to sit among the trees between excursions. The spa offers massages.     

Dining:  Meals are served buffet style at set times, and there is wine to accompany dinner. Meals are eaten at individual tables at one of the restaurants.

Children:  Children of all ages are welcome. Rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years.

Health:  Other than the province of Limon, Costa Rica has low to no risk of malaria.

Communication:  There is Wi-Fi internet access, but this can be patchy.

Notes:   Wellington boots and ponchos are available for guest use.    

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Mrs. Jacqueline Green (26/05/2018)

"Amazing wildlife just in the gardens. "

Jim King (19/05/2018)
"Will meet all your expectations, and the wildlife give a few superb surprises, great place to start our adventure. The road/river trip from San Jose to Evergreen was great. "
Mrs. Julie Booth (09/05/2018)
"Loved the location, but a hairdryer would have been useful as it was very damp. two nights is long enough here due to the dampness/humidity. It was nice eating together at breakfast and in the evenings. Food was perfect, but not a huge amount of choice. Wildlife was amazing. "
Mrs. Anne Mitchell (02/05/2018)
"Lovely lodges. Staff were helpful and courteous. Unlike some trip adviser comments we enjoyed sitting with people we would not normally meet. The food was basic but plentiful and tasty. The river trips were well planned and really enjoyable. So exciting to be surrounded by such amazing wildlife! Room facilities: comfortable, spacious with a good shower. "
Jon Cable (11/04/2018)
"Fun to get to, great to stay in"

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