Tortuga Lodge & Gardens
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTortuga Lodge & Gardens Tortuguero
The customer service was first class, the food was excellent. Great place to stay.
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... life of a third generation dairy farmer.
Sitting in Yenory's leather shop and listening to her difficult and challenging story of how she opened a successful shop that makes hand-made purses. Her resilience touched us.
The story of Maria and how she and 5 other women surmounted great difficulties to open up a cooperative "tienda" (shop) to display their art.
Monteverde, high up in the cloud forest where the nights are cool and the humid, hot climate of ...
... are pretty small. Good thing was that I had to get up anyways since our boat tour on the canals in the national park started at 5:45. After that tour and a breakfast - beans with rice of course- we walked through the jungle.
It is one of the most amazin and impressive natures I have ever seen. The colours, the smell everything is just impressive. It is difficult to describe but even though it was just two days it felt way more - and this is just the beginnings of my ...
... a set of howler monkeys and white faced monkeys the heat was a bit too much and decided to sneak off to an outdoor pool which was at the back of a building site surrounded with trees that no one else staying had noticed. We had the whole area to ourselves which was perfect and peaceful. We ended the day with another complimentary cocktail served in a giant pineapple on the decking as we waited for the looming storm to roll in. ...
... leaves. A real garden of Eden if one can cope with the cold nights!
We had to book the taxi to take us back 7 kilometres to the main road to catch the San Jose bus. We had the same man who had collected us. When we arrived at the stop it was very cold and damp, the cloud had descended (or even ascended as we were over 3,000 metres) so we could not see far. Our driver, Juan, was lovely, we tried to say goodbye but he said , no, he was going to wait with ...
... this tree that had to be a gazillion years old it was so big! And if you know me at all you know how I love trees, so I really enjoyed that. Then, around the side of the restaurant were two wild sloths hanging in the trees! Sooo cute! We later saw an iguana, so the wildlife has arrived to greet us I guess! Finally we changed from bus to boat, as our lodge can only be reached by taking a boat down the canals in ...