Tortuguero National Park Costa Rica
Tribes Style: Modest
- Explore the waterways of Tortuguero
- See excellent rainforest wildlife
- Observe the rainforest from forest trails
- Watch turtles on the beach (July-October)
- Try a low-level zipline.
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 alfresco 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 WiFi internet access, but this can be patchy.
Notes: Wellington boots and ponchos are available for guest use.
Call: 01473 890499
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Client Rating for Costa Rica 5/5 from 216 reviews
Being in the middle of the jungle was amazing. I have to add that the howler monkeys woke us up a lot but the way we saw it, it was part of the experience!
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