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Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Getting to Tortuguero is interesting... you fly into a small airstrip in a twin-engine plane and then take a shuttle boat to cross the river to the lodge. Located on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, the river is brackish and flows into the National...More

Thank Pat K
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 6 days ago

Dear Pat K, We have received a great deal of positive reviews over the years, but yours is one of the most helpful and detailed accounts of your trip we have ever received. Heartfelt appreciation for taking the time to write it. As Pat K...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had a wonderful time at Tortuga Lodge for 2 nights in December 2017. The setting is very relaxing--particularly swimming in the pool overlooking the river--and the flora and fauna are very interesting. The boat trip organized by Tortuga Lodge into Tortuguero National Park was...More

Thank RCLCOLPB
Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 30 January 2018

Dear RCLCOLPB, Thank you for mentioning how much you enjoyed your charter flight back to San Jose, sitting in the co-pilots seat. The 30-minute flight gives you views of Tortuguero National Park and the Caribbean Sea (sea turtle tracks July-September), the pineapple and banana plantations...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous rooms, excellent service, lots of wildlife, very experienced guides. Just a really great stay. Tortuguero NP is spectacular, as are the grounds of Tortuga. And the return charter flight back to San Jose was especially thrilling- just my mom and I along with the...More

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Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Choade, Thank you for sharing your comments with TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had a really great stay at the lodge. You're right, the flight from Tortuguero to San Jose is thrilling and it takes just 30 minutes. We used...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights. We arrived in Tortuguero after a long bus and boat trip from Cahuita. The boat is noisy and seats hard so the welcome watermelon drink that Tortuga Lodgement us with was great! The pool is beautiful like a shoot looking on...More

Thank Melanie D
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Melanie D, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments in TripAdvisor. For guests focusing on wildlife, we offer many wildlife guided tours. As the three hour boat trip into the back water lagoons and creeks of Tortuguero National Park; or our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am absolutely thrilled that we chose to stay the beautiful Tortuga Lodge on our holiday to Costa Rica and it will be somewhere that I strongly recommend to customers in my job as a travel agent. From the moment we got on the boat...More

Thank Missbowes
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Missbowes, Thank you for sharing your comments with fellow TripAdvisor users and for giving us your recommendation. It's great to hear that even staying in the room was an amazing experience. Our upstairs rooms and the downstairs rooms are the same size, but the...More

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US$197 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hufflepuff33
24 March 2018|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
We offer a complete package that includes round trip transportation to/from Tortuguero. We are happy to pick you up in Puerto Viejo and drop you off in San Jose. Before we can answer your question regarding luggage, we would... More
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Dani M
12 July 2017|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
Hello Dani M, Sorry you have not heard back from us sooner. Please provide me with your full name and dates to check with the reservations Department if your request got thru. Unfortunately the 30 lbs restriction can not... More
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grlfrmky
3 May 2017|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
Great questions! 1. None of our packages include alcoholic beverages or beverages of any kind except coffee and tea. 2. The weather on the Caribbean coast is opposite of the weather on the Pacific. So in August, when the... More
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"2nd floor rooms face the river and provide great views, especially if you are in a hammock."
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"Request a balcony room."
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"Top floor absolutely. You will want the breeze."
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"I think the first floor rooms provide a better view."
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