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Tortuguero Travel Information

When to Go

It rains throughout the year in the warm Costa Rican town of Tortuguero. The drier season runs from January through April and September to October. The average temperature remains around a balmy 88 F.

Region: Costa Rica

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge

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Featured Tortuguero Hotel

Mawamba Lodge

Mawamba Lodge

Our 2-Star classification designates those properties offering comfortable accommodations with standard amenities. Guests can expect dependable services in a clean and comfortable environment.

Nestled in the lush rainforest, this is the ideal base from which to discover the wonders of the Tortuguero National Park.

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Fast Facts

Turtle nesting times run primarily between early March and mid-October.

There are no banks or ATMs in Tortuguero, so bring cash or colónes. Costa Rica’s currency, known as colón or colónes, was named after Christopher Columbus, or Cristóbal Colón, in Spanish.


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