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Featured in National Geographic Tours of a Lifetime, 2012
Arrival Departure Rooms Adults/Room Children
Recommended Stay 3-5 Nights
(*) 10 year olds and younger sharing room with parents.
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  • September 1st to December 18th, 2015, Reserve 2 nights, get a 3rd free.
  • Christmas and New Year's, check with us for availability, we have openings.
  • January 2nd 2016, get a 30% discount for this night only.

Where is Tortuga Lodge & Gardens?

Tortuga Lodge is located on the north east coast of Costa Rica, 47.5 KM or 29.5 miles from the Nicaraguan border, as the crow flies. The Lodge sits on the river bank directly across from an airstrip. It is 1 mile from the mouth of the Tortuguero River and about a ten minute boat ride down from the town.

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You cannot drive to Tortuguero because there are no roads; the only way to get there is by a combination of bus and boat or domestic flight.

The Tortuguero region covers a total of 190,000 square kilometers or 73,350 square miles. The lodge sits on the river bank directly across from the airstrip and 2 KMS or 1 mile from the mouth of the Tortuguero River.

Complete Package

By far the easiest way to get to Tortuguero is to buy a complete package that includes round trip transportation, lodging, excursions and meals, if you are interested in booking a complete package, please click here, Complete Packages.

Transportation options outside Complete Package


Rental Vehicle


Driving Instructions


Taking the Public Boat


Getting back and forth between Tortuguero Village and the Lodge


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Tortuga Lodge & Gardens
Lodge : 011 (+506) 2709-8136
Office: 011 (+506) 2257-0766
Fax: 011 (+506) 2257-1665

Across from the airstrip 1 mile north of the Town of Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica.
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