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 29 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 can be purchased for $ 5 aluminum water bottles to use during their stay.

Miss Florentina Villa

Miss Florentine Villa combines the charm and sophistication of the Caribbean Victorian era with nature-inspired luxury.

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Miss Evelyn Balcony Suites

Go back in time to the age of Caribbean Victorian sophistication and luxury, where historical charm and classical furnishings are complimented with lighthearted tropical accents. 

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Mr. Mishak Downstairs Suites

Reminiscent of the Caribbean Victorian era from times past, these elegantly orchestrated suites combine classic dark-wood furniture with bright tropical accents. 

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River View Balcony Uspstairs 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 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. These rooms have partial views of the canal, the gardens and the forest. 

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Our Amenities

Free Wi-Fi

Stay connected with free 50 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.

Boat Transportation to Tortuguero and San Francisco Village

We offer three 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.