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Arrival Departure Rooms Adults/Room Children(*)
We Recommend Flights to/from Tortuguero - Road Work on Highway 32
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Lodge will be undergoing maintenance from October 28 to November 10, 2019.
We will do our best to not affect the guest experience.
Recommended Stay 3-5 Nights
(*) 10 year olds and younger sharing room with parents.
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Where is Tortuga Lodge & Gardens?


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The La Pavona dock will be closed intermittently starting January 4, 2018 for dredging on the Rio La Suerte.

As of January 01, 2018, we are told that, the public boat will continue to run with a reduced schedule.

You MUST check the public boat schedule before making your plans!


We will give you the most recent status and recommend the best options for you.

Telephone for making or amending reservations prior to arrival.

Available 9-5 Costa Rican time Monday through Friday: 

1 (800) 672-8704

Telephone in San Jose to check status of La Pavona dock:

Office hours (5:30am ~ 8:00pm)
Tel. (+506) 2521-6099

After hours, Operations Staff

Mob. (+506) 8707-5212

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 from the town.

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 31,174 hectares or 77,032 acres. 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.

Book your transportation with Tortuga Lodge.


Flights & Bus and Boat Combinations

Fly Sansa.


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 : 001 (+506) 2709-8034
Office: 1 (800) 672-8704

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

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