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Tortuga Island

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  • Terrible2%
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“beautiful beach”(41 reviews)
“boat ride”(60 reviews)
“day trip”(54 reviews)
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Puntarenas 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arranged a less official tour to get us to Isla Tortuga by fisherman's boat. It was a good decision that saved us lots of money and gave us a more authentic experience! The island is like a postcard and has a beautiful, long palm...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Ana A
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a long shot! My daughter lost her wallet on the beach- she was on an excursion with her Nursing group. It was lost on Sunday 11/13/19. Figured it can't hurt maybe a nice Trip Advisor person is there and can keep an eye...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kristen c
Reviewed 1 week ago

The snorkeling just offshore was unexpectedly awesome. Lots of fish, starfish, an eel, etc. This was worth the whole trip by itself. We did a guided trip as part of Bay Island Cruises, who provided nice equipment. Great for beginners or more experienced swimmers and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarcoPoloFound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arranged our own boat for 18 out to the island. We fished along the way and then spent the day on the island. The sand is incredible and the views are stunning. The rocks and coral are sharp in the ocean beach front and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect start to finish. Nice air conditioned bus picked us up in front of our condo. When we arrived at the docks, we had a wonderful breakfast then boarded the catamaran. Beautiful ride to the island with fruit and (purchased) cocktails. Once on the island,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BethsJ6835QN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good beach but be prepared to pay for a hire of chairs (that aren’t that comfortable), on top of what you pay for your tour guide! It was $10 an hour to hire a kayak and $20 an hour to hire a SUP. Nice place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kel_brown107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a tour a went to the rock just in front of this island. We saw fish, sea snakes and so much more. This little island is just for day trips. Each tour company has their own little area. You do have to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for your brief but accurate description of the Isla Tortuga. Thanks for recommending our destination. Thanks

Reviewed 16 December 2018

Beautiful island. Nice snorkeling around. Nice walk up the mountain and amazing views worth the steep climb. White sand beaches and blue - green water.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RuthElkana
MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We are glad you liked Tortuga Island. We are sorry you did not find out about our snorkeling sites. He even run a very nice snorkeling tour. Well, now you have another excuse to come back to Tortuga Island. Thanks for your comments.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great all day trip by 70 foot catamaran. Service was great fantastic food and drink awesome!!!! a little pricey but well worth it. Lunch on the beach outstanding.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jilltt56
MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We are glad you enjoyed not only the beach but also your catamaran ride. Thanks

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Tortuga island was a great day trip. The meal served was delicious. The beach and water were calm and pristine. It was a very relaxing day. There were deer and wild pigs on the island and dolphins spotted on the way.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 777Jefe
MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We are glad you you had a great day at Tortuga Island. We try to keep it as a nature sanctuary. Thanks

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13 January 2019|
Response from Brandel E | Reviewed this property |
We hired a guy off the beach in front of our hotel. Worked out well but you have to be careful.
19 July 2018|
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Response from MCubero | Property representative |
Sorry for our delay. Water temperature is great, warm but cool enough to feel refreshing once you are in the water. Thanks, Mario C.