Turtle Beach Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Tortuguero
... but also feeding trout ponds which are full of fish destined for the restaurant. They were delicious. The Lodge is one of the best managed eco resorts that we have visited.
The gardens are full of flowers but rather confusingly for me, they represented all the seasons at once, Lilac trees in bloom, apple/cherry blossom, Hydrangeas in full flower as well as numerous varieties of flowering Fuschia at the same time as some trees are bare and others ...
... a long skinny spit of land. We had met a local on the bus trip the day before and he was a tour guide so we organised to go out with him in his boat at 6am the next day to go exploring up the different river branches hoping to spot some wildlife, which we absolutely did! We started off seeing birds and some howler monkeys then as we got deeper into the narrower branches we saw cayman, spider and cappuccino monkeys, all sorts of butterflies and even a native type of cow with a ...
... next door to the road. Nevertheless cars start to part like the Red Sea and a train follows on through the road. Bizarre to say the least. We have managed to make our way to Tortuguero aka Jurassic Park. The only way here is via boat. And of course we were chugging along when suddenly the driver stopped, tapped me on the shoulder and said "you see the crocodile?" Of course thinking he was joking I ...
... had changed as soon as we hit the lowlands but as we approached the Caribbean itself it began to rain and it continued to rain for three or four days.
We got to our hotel, Miss Junie's and found it comfortable and welcoming but the rain! We had walked up through the town to Miss Junie's and had noticed all the single storey shacks,often on wooden stilts, with pools of water beneath them. and this was the main street! We sat down ...