Jungle Tarpon Lodge

Parsimina River lagoon, Tortuguero, Province of Limon, Costa Rica | Hotel
 

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Tortuguero

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson

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... br> The rest of the day we enjoyed exploring the village, which has a number of tourist shops loaded with things all things turtle, and the beach, (again nobody is in the water- rough surf, riptides and sharks keep people out)! We also took out a large canoe from the hotel to explore the canal a bit. The girls and I were a bit freaked out about being in a canoe with crocs around, but luckily we just saw birds and monkeys!

We headed down to check out the Turtle ...

Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... guides during nesting season, on assigned, marked portions of the beach. The rest of the nesting area is off limits. The money from these tourists helps to support the work of the conservancy.





Tortuguero is a small town with a main street leading up to the entrance to Tortuguero National Park. As we strolled past the school we were reminded of the high literacy ...

Costa Rica in 15 days

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa

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... in Monteverde and was on his was back from the fishing docks with fresh fish and shrimp for the menu. It was a long winding drive up but he kept us entertained and almost played tour guide as we drove higher into the forrest. He dropped us in town and we found a hostel and just collapsed on the beds. I was asleep with a minute and Lisa went off pottering around town grabbing some information. When she woke me up an hour or so later saying we could catch a bus up to the ...

Turtles!

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... down the beach about 100 yards to the beach. They must all have hatched within seconds of each of other queued up to leave the nest holes and instinctively knew where to go. Of course they are very vulnerable, so maybe we did our bit for their survival by scaring off any predators. They will stay at sea for 12 years when maybe just one of that clutch will return to the very same beach to lay some more eggs. It was definitely our David Attenborough ...

Today I rescued a baby turtle! Que guay!!

A travel blog entry by slmackay

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... Although this was easily my favourite place in Costa Rica so far I could never live here as the flies would drive me mad. We were told we might see some baby turtles at the beach in the early evening so went off to see if we could see any but there weren't any.

As we had some time to kill before our turtle tour we got some beers and headed back to the cabina to chill for a bit. We weren't sure if we would see much as it was near the end of the nesting season but when ...

Location

This hotel, located on Parsimina River lagoon, Tortuguero, is near Puerto Viejo Beach, Reef Runner Divers, and Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve.
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