Albergue la Jungla

Tortuguero, Province of Limon, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tortuguero


A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson


School was over for the girls and most of our friends had left Monteverde, so it was time for us to explore another part of Costa Rica. Tortuguero had a number of draws for us. It is one of the most remote areas in the country as it is only accessible by airplane or boat, it has a huge national park where you are surrounded by rainforest, and it is an important nesting site for the amazing green sea turtle. Taking advantage of a super cheap one way ticket on a regional airline ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels


... we were up at dawn again, this time for a boat ride through the canals around Tortuguero. The wildlife viewing was simply amazing here. Birds, monkeys, name it, eventually you will see it here! See the last entry in this blog for a complete (ish) bird list for my adventures in Costa Rica.

The basilisk is also known as the Jesus Christ Lizard, because ...

Costa Rica in 15 days

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa


... you fat ****" which barely made the ******* stir. With our headphones in trying to drown out the elephant seals mating calls next door we managed to get to sleep well after midnight...and were up a few hours later to be ready to catch the bus at 6am. With not much sleep we set off on our first leg of our trip up to Monteverde. The bus took forever to get through all the road works on the outskirts of the city and once we got to the point we wanted to be getting off and ...


A travel blog entry by bargreenwood


... in the last 5 years have made great strides forward in recycling and environmental protection particularly regarding the turtles.Well, did I say we saw monkeys? That might have been the highlight of the day until we saw the baby turtles! Four species of turtle lay their eggs here including the giant leatherback turtle but the commonest is the green sea turtle. Their eggs hatch in September and October with some continuing into November so ...

Today I rescued a baby turtle! Que guay!!

A travel blog entry by slmackay


Day 12: 28 October 2013

Cariari -> La Pavona -> Tortuguero

We had a quick breakfast then went to catch the bus to La Pavona where we could get the boat to Tortuguero. We had negotiated a rate for accommodation with the captain so when we arrived set off to find our cabinas. Turns out they were super central and right on the river.

As it was still sunny we took the time to do some much needed washing. When we went to hang it up I managed to lock ...


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