This pleasant lodge is only a five minute boat journey to the main entrance to Tortuguero National Park, and is the ideal location from which to explore this unique area and its wildlife.
Two styles of accommodation – bungalow or rustic cabin – offer 55 spacious rooms, each with two comfortable double beds, en suite bathroom (with hot water) and ceiling fan. There’s a bar and excellent restaurant with a soaring roof that serves buffet-style meals (all included). Other facilities include a swimming pool, and the property has its own canopy tour with eight platforms, plus a nature trail.
Built within a two-hectare site, Evergreen Lodge lies on the Penitencia Canal, in the northeastern corner of Tortuguero, and the only access is by water or air.
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An exceptional trip to discover Costa Rica’s abundant birds and wildlife amid its forests, lagoons and beaches. Highlights include the canals of Tortuguero, Arenal’s volcanic landscapes and howler monkeys, spectacular birdwatching in Monteverde’s cloud forests, canopy walkways and idyllic beaches.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 14 days
Price inc. flights: From £2,995 pp
Tailor-made trip idea
Costa Rica has long been an established wildlife destination, renowned for its remarkable biodiversity. Join acclaimed photographer Nick Garbutt on this unique itinerary that offers extended stays in prime locations to discover some of the country’s best preserved ecosystems.
When to go: Apr-May
Duration inc. flights: 19 days
Price inc. flights: From £6,995 pp
Trip type: Group tour
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Tortuguero is a vast area of pristine rainforest on a remote stretch of Caribbean coast, where beaches, canals and wetlands create an astonishing biodiversity. Activities centre on boat trips through the freshwater creeks and lagoons. Green, hawksbill and leatherback turtles come ashore here to lay their eggs.
Where: Limon Province
Ideal for viewing: Baird’s tapir, green turtle, spectacled caiman, spider monkey, three-toed sloth