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Mawamba Lodge
Refreshing and relaxing, exquisitely evergreen the Tortuguero Canals is a must-see in Costa Rica. Off the beaten track adventures in the North Caribbean coast of Costa Rica; a place where time seems to have stood still, a small community of 1300 people who live surrounded by water, whether it’s the Caribbean Ocean or the Tortuguero Canals and rivers. No roads, no cars, no horns. “The little Amazon of Costa Rica”, reachable only by boat or by air, a Tropical haven for a great amount of wildlife, peaceful scenery to rejoice the soul, homeland to nesting sea turtle species and an opportunity to discover the heartland of the Rainforest. Tortuguero is a network of navigable lakes, rivers and canals (both natural and man-made) that are used for transportation inland and also are a great opportunity to enjoy the local wildlife of more than 300 species of birds, amphibian and freshwater fish species, approximately 400 tree species some of which are the base of famous perfumes and colognes like the Ilan-Ilan Zota Caballo and others tlike the Pachira), that provides beautiful flower and scent, around 2,200 species of other plants and many animals including 3 species of monkeys (White-faced Capuchin, spider and Howler), two and three-toed sloths, American crocodiles and caimans, among many others and as well providing shelter to endangered animals such as manatees, tapirs and jaguars, to name a few.

Fauna is so diverse in Tortuguero, with more than 350 identified bird species, mammals, amphibian, reptiles and freshwater fish species residing in Tortuguero plus the famous nesting of different turtle species (leatherback, green turtle, loggerhead and hawksbill) being the Green Turtle the only species for which there are organized tours to

Pachira Lodge

The lodge is strategically located only 5 minutes away from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, and right across the main "canal" facing the town of Tortuguero. Surrounded by a network of very scenic canals, this is considered one of the most exotic regions of the world, characterized by its rich in flora and fauna.      

  • 88 comfortable guest rooms
  • 14 hectares (34 acres)
  • 5 minutes from Tortuguero National Park main entrance

Stay at one of the comfortable rooms with private bathroom, hot water and ceiling fans. Enjoy a buffet-style meals that are included.  Take one of the optional tours available: Fishing, turtle nestling and morning tour, Canopy, Spa.  Live this heavenly oasis nestled amidst the wilderness of Costa Rica's jungle.  Do not miss the opportunity to experience Pachira Lodge, while you are in Costa -Rica.

Important: from July to September, only a few minutes from the hotel, you can enjoy an unforgettable experience: the arrivals of the green sea turtle.

Turtle Beach Lodge
Turtle Beach Lodge in Tortuguero National Park, is a secluded hotel resort spanning 175 acres. It encompasses miles of jungle trails, a meandering private canal and a half mile of isolated beach on the Caribbean Sea. 

Our lodge provides highly trained staff and guides who ease you into an extraordinary jungle experience. Tortuguero has incredible biological variety due to the existence of eleven different habitats, including rainforest, swamps, beaches and lagoons. The beaches are a key nesting ground for endangered sea turtles, including Hawksbill, Loggerheads, Green and Leatherbacks. Manatees, caiman and crocodiles live in the canals and the jungle is home to endangered jaguars, three species of monkeys (spider, howler, and white-faced Capuchin) and three-toed sloths. Basilisk lizards and tree frogs inhabit the area, along with 375 species of birds. There are more than 400 species of trees and approximately 2,200 species of plants. 

Return from your explorations each day and relax on the beach, in a hammock by the pool or perhaps kayak through the canals. Play chess, cards or have a cool drink in our bar rancho and enjoy a leisurely dinner with your fellow travelers. Whether you are seeking adventure, relaxation or a combination of the two, the unique location and diversity of Turtle Beach Lodge provides an unforgettable experience for all. 

Hotel Manatus
Tortuguero is a very remote place in the Costa Rican Caribbean. Finding A/C, hot water, cable tv, mini bar and Wi-Fi in local hotels and lodges is not an easy task. Manatus Hotel is the exclusive way to enjoy Tortuguero with fully equipped luxury rooms. Fully equipped rooms designed to give you comfort and convenience, and let you connect to the surrounding water canals and wildlife sanctuary of Tortuguero.

At Manatus Hotel, the first class service experience is the rule rather than the exception. We offer you spacious accommodations with luxury finishes, all having:

  • Air conditioning
  • Hot water
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV
  • Private terrace with bench
  • Mini bar
  • Two queen size beds
  • Outdoor private patio with shower
  • Hand painted sinks