Tribes Style: Modest
- The closest lodge to town, a 10-minute walk.
- Direct access to the beach.
- A haven for wildlife and flora.
- Surrounded by beautiful rainforest.
Nestled between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Sea, lies Mawamba Lodge.The lodge is surrounded by lush, verdant rainforest and is the essence of Caribbean beauty and hospitality. The only access to the hotel is by boat or by air which gives it a remote feel.
The 54 standard rooms are spread along the property gardens, accessed by winding pathways. The rooms are simple yet comfortable. The furniture is cane and splashes of colourful photography adorn the wood-panelled walls. A ceiling fan circulates the air and helps keep things cool. There are also 4 superior rooms offering a more private experience in spacious rooms with a king size bed. The large bathroom has both a hot tub and shower.
The pool, bar and restaurant area is surrounded by unique vegetation, home to various wildlife, including the red eyed tree frog that will serenade you through dinner. Costa Rican and international style meals are served buffet style in the restaurant.
Discover the area by boat tour, or kayak tour. Night walks are an opportunity to discover the different sounds of the rainforest as the nocturnal species come to life. The beach to the front of the lodge is easily accessed and provides refreshing ocean breezes and the opportunity for a quiet stroll along the beach that may lead to sighting the rush of the turtle hatch-lings on their way to the ocean (September to November). Or you could relax in one of the many hammocks strategically positioned in the grounds and soak up nature and sunshine in peace and quiet. One unique tour that is available here is on board the Katonga floating restaurant, this provides a very different setting for dinner as you eat whilst cruising along the Tortuguero Canals.
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Client Rating for Costa Rica 5/5 from 216 reviews
Favourite place I have ever been to in the world - what more can I say. Beautiful setting, attentive staff, nature at its finest, the sea one side, the river the other, the giant iguanas, their very own Red Eyed tree frog breeding area, the lovely pool, the huge rooms in our beautiful chalet. The freshest fruit and coconut I have ever tasted. Luxury, relaxation, perfection .....
The Tribes Foundation
Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.
Only accessible by boat and air, this Tortuguero jungle lodge provides a haven amongst nature for your time in the region.Learn more