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Turtle Beach Lodge

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This lodge was paradise on earth! It was amazing to stay between the jungle and the beach. We were welcomed to the lodge with delicious tropical juice cocktails and while walking to our room (after being there just a few minutes) were greeted by a baby monkey on its mama's back just above us in the trees. Magical! We took...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The lodge was immaculate. The food was fantastic. The transportation and guide were awesome. The staff were some of the friendliest and engaging people ever. The ambiance and location where the ocean meets the rain forest made for a perfect balance of harmony, relaxation and education. All round 100% satisfaction!!!

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a remote location to unplug and unwind, then this is the place. We were greeted at our hotel by our guide Bryan - who is amazing!! We boarded the bus from San Jose and it takes about 3 hours, you stop halfway for breakfast and then arrive at the port to board a boat. The...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had a great time at Turtle Beach Lodge in January 2017. The pick-up from our hotel was seamless, and Daniel (Danny) our guide was very professional and personable. We enjoyed having everything handled for us. We had travelled around Costa Rica for two weeks prior to heading to the lodge, and we found it really restful and peaceful there....

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had a pick up arranged to go from Arenal to Tortugero via RideCR. The pickup was at 6:50 am. I checked with Anywhere.com ( our trip coordinator) about this trip before the pickup. Anywhere.com sent me the 3 days package schedule for the Tortuguero Turtle Lodge. My mistake was to think that it was our schedule. Actually, it was...

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Turtle Beach L, Owner at Turtle Beach Lodge, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your bad experience but anywhere.com is a separate company and did not work with us. We had nothing to do with the reservations and do not deserve a bad rating! Please revise the rating or delete it, it was not our fault. Thanks, Tom

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

For a 3 star hotel, this is an impressive place with a lovely community feel. Away from the American-dominated west coast, this is perfect for nature seekers and the guides including Marvin, Daniel and Jonathan made us feel at home. Marvin was our guide and he just made the trip for us. Promising that we would feel like a family...

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Owen Sound, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife & I visited the Turtle Beach Lodge during the December holiday season for the 4th time recently and it never disappoints. The boat ride via the town of Tortuguero, the wonderful wildlife, the simple but tasty meals and the great staff all combine to make this lodge our favourite place to visit in Costa Rica. Howler & spider...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Excellent location in tortuguero national park. 50 meters from the beach and the national park in your backyard. When we were visiting we had the beach nearly for ourselves. The rooms are large and clean. No airco but there are large ceiling fans. The windows are foreseen of nets, we didn't have any insects in the room. Basic costa rica...

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Balham, London
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We got such a good deal here - all inclusive including pick up from our hotel in San Jose, all meals & three guided trips. I booked direct with the hotel, we are a family of 4 with children aged 8 & 10. We loved it - it is in the heart of the jungle. It was our first hotel...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

As the title suggests, if I could give less of a rating than one, I would. It's not that the experience is bad, it's fine. It's basic and wild, so don't expect luxury as it's all about being in the middle of nowhere and experiencing nature. They nail that part. My dissatisfaction came down to the booking and transport arrangement....

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Turtle Beach L, Owner at Turtle Beach Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry to see your bad review, I have to say that after 450 reviews we have had just 6 like yours but that is still too many. Over 80% of our reviews are 5 /4 and we want to keep it that way. As to your complaint we have a set route to navigate San Jose for pickups,...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The area of Tortuguero is rightfully called The Amazon of Costa Rica because access is only by boat on Jungle Rivers. Turtle Beach Lodge, 5 miles north of the town of Tortuguero, is a secluded resort spanning 175 acres with miles of jungle trails, a meandering private canal, and a half mile of beach adjoining still more isolated beaches. The lodge accommodates approximately 80 guests; assisted by a well trained staff and guides who ease you into an exciting jungle experience. Stay in the beautifully landscaped cabinas, swim in our turtle shaped pool, relax in the adjacent shady hammock hut with food and drink from the restaurant and bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Beach Lodge

Address: Cano Palma, Tortuguero 1, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: $337 - $632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Turtle Beach Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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Turtle Beach Hotel Tortuguero
Turtle Beach Lodge Costa Rica/Tortuguero
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