Turtle Beach Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
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... giant spider! Soon after we were told we could head back to the beach as there was another turtle building her nest. Thankfully she decided to stay and we got closer just as she was laying her eggs! It was so cool to see!! Turtles lay around 80-120 eggs at a time but quite often only a small
number survive due to predators or hunter finding the nests. On our way back to town we spotted some baby turtles whose nest was too close to town and so with the lights and everything ...
... every other year at the most, sometimes 5-7 years between each time. The turtle was 86cm in length and probably about 60cm in width - very big. At this point we had to start going back as our two hours was nearly up, but at least we had seen what we came for. Each night between June and September thousands of turtles come on to the beach to lay their eggs, you cannot visit these beaches in the day as they are part of a 22 mile protected area cut off to the public, even the ...
We spent most of the day on Tuesday driving from Portrero to San Jose with only a brief stop at a parrot conservatory. It was a long drive as Ivy refused to nap and required constant entertainment (which is difficult to provide as a passenger in the front seat). The girls were thrilled to get out of the car and meet Grandma "Wonnie" and Grandpa "Boppa" who had flown in all the way from California to experience Costa Rica with the Millhousers. The ...
... dinner. We decided to head for a few drinks but the place was dead. Apparently, most people get up for tours at 6 in the morning or leave for buses back to the mainland at half 5 in the morning. This partly explains the quiet night but also the fact that only 850 people live on the whole island and the majority of tourists are older Americans. Our hostel was right next to the ocean so it was really nice to ...