Meybel Hostel

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Province of Limon, San Jose 1, Costa Rica | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Tortuguero

Costa Rica in 15 days

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa

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... the birders were snapping away with their telescopic lenses and we snuck past them and continued on our way. We heard plenty more birds but struggled to spot many more. We did come across some weird raccoon looking things and a big snake that covered the whole path. The scenery along the track was amazing with big colourful butterflies weaving in and out of the trees. We headed back to town on the last bus of the day and spotted a nice sushi restaurant. We treated ourselves to ...

More Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... and included a video about the turtles. Suitably refreshed we explored the botanic garden trail the hotel had laid out in the grounds. Various groups of plants had been planted together - orchids, Heliconiums, ferns etc but it was virtually impossible to tell which had been planted and which was natural. Most of the group retired to lodge, swimming pool or bar after the walk but we thought we would say goodbye to the Caribbean (also ...

Turtles!

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... back for our dinner(it gets dark very quickly about 6). Then suddenly Johnny started waving and motioning us back along the beach. At first I thought he was worried about the ominous black clouds overhead, but then one of the Guardians (local people paid to keep watch over the turtles) waved us over to where the hatchlings were emerging from the nest. Well this is a sight I shall never forget! Over 100 of these little creatures ...

Trek to Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by cdevans84

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... a picture, but it was an awesome sight to see. When we arrive at Tortuguero, a tiny village, our guide walked us to the perfect little hotel right on the beach, far from the noise of the town. After checking in ($10 each) the owner, Milio, showed us around his small establishment and showed us his personal collection of things he has found on the beach. The huge shell of a sea ...

Exploring the Tortuguero Area and Turtle Nesting

A travel blog entry by austinke

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... an hour and a half into our trip. After breakfast we explored around the building, and saw some tiny (maybe a half-inch or so?) poisonous frogs with blue legs. We joked that it looked like they had blue jeans on. Later, we saw two sloths – one dark brown which was a bit further away, and one tan, and really close – Kim got some outstanding pictures of that one. Then it was back on the bus for another hour and a half.

An aside about sloths - ...

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This hostel, located on Tortuguero, Tortuguero, is near Puerto Viejo Beach, Reef Runner Divers, and Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve.
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