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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

wonderful location where you can wake to the sound of monkeys, frogs etc. The staff were charming and the buffet style food excellent. Loads of wildlife to be seen. The only thing that was lacking was some sort of drying room- being rainforest, the rain was torrential and it was impossible to wash anything and get it dry. We would...

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did the 4 day 3 night tour to Turtle Beach Lodge which I would recommend. It was nice to have the extra day (as opposed to the 3 day option) to relax and enjoy the grounds before heading back. Our guide Ricardo was absolutely amazing! My boyfriend and I are still talking about him! His genuineness, passion for his...

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Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge provided a perfect retreat for a relaxing vacation. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The food is always good and includes regular vegetarian options. The staff are always friendly and professional. The grounds are well cared for and beautiful. It is so much fun to watch the monkeys and the variety of birds while walking the grounds....

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We signed up for 3 days 2 nights.... It was awful service!! The website promised a tour of a working banana plantation.... If you consider pulling over on the side of the road and the "guide" stating a few facts a tour, then so be it. Guide was very unwilling to answer questions for the entire three days. First morning...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The other reviews have said it all. This provided us with our most memorable stay in a tour of CR. It is a brilliant place to stay in an amazing location. Meals were served en masse and were fine. A nice touch was tea, coffee and water on hand 24/24.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 20 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

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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: ₹ 16,568 - ₹ 32,734 (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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“All rooms very similar”
 of 5 bubbles sally2110, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are nice”
 of 5 bubbles donnaruther, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a room close to reception.... Ours was the farthest away which was problematic when we had to report problems so many times”
 of 5 bubbles Caretreff, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The hotel have umbrellas to use for the frequent downpours”
 of 5 bubbles HIAJourney, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, and are built to take advantage of the cross draft. The windows are screened, no glass.”
 of 5 bubbles Boothbayharborgirl, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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