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Tortuguero - Turtle Beach Lodge 3 days / 2 nights Tour

This package includes:
  • All taxes
  • Lodging
  • Bilingual guide
  • Round trip bus & boat transportation from Adventure Inn
  • Tortuguero town, National Park canal and Jungle tours
  • All meals

THREE DAY/TWO NIGHT SAMPLE ITINERARY

DAY ONE

6:00 AM - Start your adventure with an early morning pick up from Adventure Inn. Absorb the natural beauty of Costa Rica as you travel on a guided tour from the city iover the continental divide and down into Braulio Carrillo National Park. When the land flattens out you enter the Caribbean lowlands, and travel through miles of pineapples, sugar cane, ornamental flowers, rice, cattle, then tour a working banana plantation (closed Sundays and national holidays) and much more.

7:30 AM - Experience a typical Costa Rican breakfast along the way.

10:30 AM - Arrive at La Pavona and transfer to the Turtle boat. Enjoy a scenic ride on the Tortuguero River and the Tortuguero National Park canals as you voyage to Turtle Beach Lodge.  Stop and tour the picturesque village of Tortuguero.  About 1000 people live in the general area and a few hundred reside in the village proper. There are no cars or buses, no horns or fumes and little noise except for people going about their daily lives.

1:30 PM
- Receive a friendly welcome to Turtle Beach Lodge with a cool, fresh fruit cocktail and delicious lunch buffet, then settle into your airy room.

3-6:00 PM - Relax as you explore the grounds and beach of the lodge, take kayaks or canoes out on our canals, swim in the turtle pool or schedule a tour with your guide.

7:00 PM - Buffet dinner in the candle lit Turtle Tavern and Restaurant.  Afterwards, shoot pool or enjoy a nightcap in our bar rancho.

DAY TWO

5:15 AM - Rise and shine! Enjoy Costa Rican coffee, tea and cookies in the restaurant to start your morning.

5:30 AM - Join the guided Canal Tour and experience the awakening of the jungle surrounding the canals as the animals start their day.

7-8:00 AM - Replenish with a healthy, typical Tico breakfast in the Turtle Restaurant.

10:00 AM - Dress out in the jungle boots provided by TBL and explore the mysterious Tortuguero Jungle with your guide. Learn about the jungle flora and fauna as well as the animals that live in the tropical rain forest.

1:00 PM - Time for lunch at the Turtle Buffet.

1-7:00 PM - Free time. Schedule a canopy, garden, kayak or cerro tour, go fishing or just nap in a hammock on the beach or by the pool! Speak with your guide for times and options.

7:00 PM - Buffet dinner in the candle lit Turtle Tavern and Restaurant.  Afterwards, shoot pool or enjoy a nightcap in our bar rancho.

DAY THREE

7-8:00 AM - Replenish with a healthy, typical Tico breakfast in the Turtle Restaurant.

8:30 AM - Check-out; please turn in your keys and any borrowed items, and settle your account at the hotel reception.

9:00 AM - Departure via boat on the canals.

10:30 AM
- Transfer to the Turtle Bus and enjoy a safe voyage to your next adventure.

1:00 PM - Enjoy a typical CR lunch along the way.

3:30 PM - Drop off at Adventure Inn (drop off or shuttles to other locations available by prior arrangement).

To participate in tours each person is required to pay the National Park entrance fee of $10.00 Please be advised the above schedule is approximate and may vary slightly. Your guide will keep you informed as to exact times and meeting places.

Rates are for payment in cash or traveler's checks, for charge card payment, please add 5.5% to total.  Bar drinks, Tortuguero National Park entry tickets ($10 per person) and gratuities are not included in the package price.  Triple and quad rates as well as longer stays are available, call or email for details and pricing. Additional tours are available for a reasonable charge, including Canopy, Guided Kayak or Canoe, Tortuguero Cerro and Turtle Tours in season.  One way or round trip airfare is available, inquire for pricing and details.

WHAT DO I BRING?

Casual is about as dressy as it gets at Turtle Beach Lodge. Comfortable, light-weight clothing is recommended - shorts, sandals, bathing suits and other beachwear are always appropriate.
  • Long sleeve shirt and/or pants for jungle walks and evenings
  • During turtle nesting season, please bring a set of dark clothes for the turtle tour
  • Lightweight rain coat (ponchos are provided by Turtle Beach Lodge)
  • Insect repellent and/or many of our guests swear by "Buzz Off" clothing
  • Hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
  • Swimming attire and flip flops
  • Hiking boots if desired (the Lodge provides rubber boots to wear in the jungle)
  • Camera, lots of film or memory cards and a charger or extra batteries
  • A lightweight daypack to carry cameras, poncho, sunscreen, water, etc.
  • Binoculars
  • Prescription medicine

Tour categories: Family, Multi-night, Nature & Rainforest, Relaxing, Romantic

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