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Discover the best place to stay in Tortuguero Costa Rica

Set on the banks of the Tortuguero River on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, Tortuga Lodge & Gardens offers 27 lodging options in four categories. All rooms feature river views and are fully immersed in the beauty and biodiversity of the surrounding rainforest. Throughout the day, guests can experience an array of wildlife, from the array of tropical bird calls at dusk and dawn to curious iguanas to howler monkeys.  

All lodging at our Tortuguero hotel is equipped with modern luxuries like free Wi-Fi, nightly turndown service, plush, pillowtop beds and private terraces or balconies with hammocks. Additional services include room service from our Green Turtle Restaurant and rubber boots, walking sticks and umbrellas for your excursions into the Costa Rica rainforest.  

Our lodge’s state-of-the-art filtration system provides 100% drinkable water in all lodging and throughout the resort. Guests are given free aluminum water bottles to use during their stay and take with them when they depart.

River View Downstairs Terrace Room

Our Terrace Rooms have everything you need to make your visit memorable. Experience the comfort of your room after returning from busy days in the National Park or our own private reserve.

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River View Upstairs Balcony Room

Experience the call of the wild from your balcony! Staying in the Balcony Rooms gives our guests a sweeping view of the canals and grounds. 

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River View Downstairs Family Suite

Family Suites have all the amenities necessary for some great time away from home. Stay in our Family Suites and live the rainforest experience. 

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River View Penthouse Suite

Glamour in the midst of the rain forest! The unique location of the Penthouse Suite permits unobstructed views of our gardens, canals and the natural surroundings. It is the only suite at the Lodge with open balconies facing the forest, canal and lagoons.  

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Our Amenities

Free Wi-Fi

Stay connected with free 30 Mb/s Wi-Fi throughout the lodge.

Daily Nature Walks

We offer daily nature walks in our gardens and trails at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. every day.

Free Boat Transportation to Tortuguero and San Francisco Village

We offer five free daily boat shuttles to Tortuguero and San Francisco Village.

Free Welcome Juice and Cold Towel Upon Arrival

Enjoy a fruit juice and a cold towel upon arrival

Self-Guided Trails

Explore our private nature reserve.

Complimentary Rubber Boots and Walking Sticks

Rubber boots, socks and walking sticks are available for your tour of the nature preserve. 

24-Hour Free Coffee and Tea Station

The Green Turtle also offers a complimentary, all-day, self-service coffee station, featuring coffee, milk, tea, infusions and sweet treats.

Free Bellboy Service

To ease your check-in and checkout experience, bellboy service is available. 

Drinkable Water Filtration System

Our lodge’s state-of-the-art filtration and UV lighting system provides 100% drinkable water in all lodging and throughout the resort. 

Saltwater Infinity Pool

Soak up some Costa Rica sun by our saltwater infinity pool.

Free Fishing Poles & Bait

Fish for tarpon, snook and red snapper from our fishing dock. 

Serenity Point and Reading Area

Unwind in our serenity point and reading area. 

Hammocks Rancho

We offer a hammock rancho by the pool. 

Hot Water Solar Panel System

As part of our sustainability efforts, we heat all of the water for our rooms with a cutting edge solar panel system.

Free Long Distance Phone Calls

Guests can make free long distance phone calls from our reception area.

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