Laguna Lodge - Mountain View in Tortuguero,  Caribbean, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-











      

Laguna Lodge - Mountain View in Tortuguero, Caribbean, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-

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Laguna Lodge
Laguna Lodge

Laguna Lodge

Laguna Lodge is a rain forest ecotourism lodge, a leader among this tropical country`s hotels and resorts with an extra touch in style, comfort and personalized service.




General Information about Laguna Lodge

 

This small and cozy lodge, especially designed for the complete enjoyment of the natural marvels of the Tortuguero National Park, is located on a narrow strip of land between the Caribbean sea and the Tortuguero Lagoon. It offers direct access to the beach known as the most important nesting site for the green sea turtle throughout the entire Western Hemisphere (July through October). Other species of sea turtles can also be seen.

Laguna Lodge also offers access to the various, smaller affluents within the national park, where besides observing the flora and fauna (ideal for birdwatchers), you can experience the feeling of being in a rainforest among tree with 140 feet in height that reveal all their magnificence along the canals.
We want you to enjoy the peaceful environment of our lodge, it's rainforest gardens, which include more than twelve acres with hammock hust and a swimming pool.

Our rooms are furnished with all the basic elements for a very comfortable stay. Our rustic restaurant and the excellent flavor of it's food has been very highly praised and accepted by our guests. You will have a bilingual guide who will take you with no schedule limits on your tours. Thus, you will see and learn more about the Tortuguero National Park marvels, the town and the nesting beach, as well as Mount Tortuguero, from where you can see the park as a whole.

Let us show you the natural wonders of Tortuguero National Park!

Laguna Lodge offers 80 rooms divided in blocks of 4 or 6 rooms furnished with all the basic elements for a very comfortable stay. Private bathroom, hot water, ceiling fan, reading lamps, wooden benches outside your room to admire the gardens.

 

Additional services include:

-Open air restaurant overlooking the Tortuguero Lagoon.

- 2 bars, one located over the lagoon and another one next to the swimming pool area. All of them decorated with woods from the beach.

-Swimming pool with hydro-massage waterfall and a small islet.

-Huts with hammocks to take a nap, read a book or simply relax.

-Fifteen acres full of trees and exotic plants.

-Open butterfly garden with local plants that attract local species.

-Private trails.

-Access to the beach.

-A Gaudi style building with a small conference room, reception and souvenir shop.

-Covered boats to transport our guests from the boarding port and open boats that we use to tour the canals. All boats are equipped with life jackets and rain ponchos for your safety and comfort.

-Fishing trips with experienced local captains for Tarpon, Snook, Jacko Bell, Red Snapper, Macko among other species (trips upon request).

-Turtle nesting night walks (from mid July to September approximately)

Besides the infrastructure, we are aware that only a labor environment of kindness and fellowship can transmit the tourist that familiar sensation of service that is always our distinctive character, awarding Laguna Lodge a lot of personality as a hotel.

 

Check our packages:

* 2 days / 1 night Package

Day 1
We begin between 6:00 am to 7:00 am (depending of the hotel you are staying at) from San Jose . You will be traveling with a bilingual naturalist guide on an air conditioned bus through Braulio Carrillo National Park , where you have the opportunity to see beautiful views and abundant vegetation. On the way we will stop for breakfast at Selva Tropical Restaurant where you can enjoy a butterfly garden with a variety of tropical flowers.

At Caño Blanco, you will board the covered boat to the lodge, passing the Tortuguero canals arriving between 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. At the lodge our staff will be waiting for you with a refreshing cocktail, your rooms will be assigned and the guide will explain the afternoon activities after lunch -the visit to the Turtle Museum of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation and to the colorful Tortuguero town.

You will return to the lodge around 5:30 p.m. Free time to enjoy the pool, the bar service and prepare for your dinner. Dinner service from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and then rest of the night free to enjoy the surroundings, pool and bar.

Day 2
6:15 am boat tour to admire the awakening of Tortuguero, a wonderful and interesting experience where you can see abundant flora and fauna of Tortuguero National Park . Return for breakfast (service between 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ). After breakfast we will begin our trip back to San Jose around 9:00 a.m. The boat will arrive at Caño Blanco around 11:00 a.m. Then our bus will be waiting for the drive back to San Jose . Stop en route for lunch at Selva Tropical Restaurant. Arrive in San Jose area around 3:00.

We could help you recommending transportation suppliers that will take you to these beautiful areas.

* 3 days / 2 nights package

Day 1
We begin our trip early in the morning between 6:00 am to 7:00 am (depending of the hotel you are staying at) from San Jose. You will be traveling with a bilingual naturalist guide on an air conditioned bus. Drive through Braulio Carrillo National Park, where you have the opportunity to see beautiful views and abundant vegetation. On the way we will stop for breakfast at Selva Tropical Restaurant where you can enjoy a butterfly garden with a variety of tropical flowers. After breakfast we will continue our trip to Caño Blanco deck driving by banana plantations.

At Caño Blanco, you will board the covered boat to the lodge, passing the Tortuguero canals arriving between 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. At the lodge our staff will be waiting for you with a refreshing cocktail, your rooms will be assigned and the guide will explain the afternoon activities after lunch -the visit to the Turtle Museum of the C.C.C. (Caribbean Conservation Corporation) and to the colorful Tortuguero town.

You will return to the lodge around 5:15 p.m. Free time to enjoy the pool, the bar service and prepare for your dinner. Dinner service from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and then rest of the night free to enjoy the surroundings, pool and bar.

Day 2
Optional 6:15 am tour to admire the awakening of the wildlife of Tortuguero. Return for breakfast (service between 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.). Then another boat tour to admire the canals of Tortuguero National Park. This is a wonderful and interesting experience where you can see abundant flora and fauna of Tortuguero National Park. Return to the lodge for lunch and free time for a siesta, enjoy the pool or go for a walk to the beach. Then you have another optional tour to the canals or stay at the lodge to explore the private trails of the lodge, visit the open butterfly garden or simply enjoy the pool. Dinner at the lodge and night at leisure.

Day 3
After breakfast we will begin our trip back to San Jose around 9:00 a.m. The boat will arrive at Caño Blanco around 11:00 a.m. Then our bus will be waiting for the drive back to San Jose. Stop en route for lunch at Selva Tropical Restaurant. Arrive in San Jose area around 3:00 p.m. (depending on the hotel you will be staying).

After visiting Tortuguero you can continue your trip to other destinations instead of coming back to San José. Nearby destinations on the South Caribbean include the beaches of Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Gandoca- Manzanillo.

Other destinations towards Guápiles area include the rain forests of Sarapiquí and the famous Arenal Volcano area (4 hours drive approximately).

We could help you recommending transportation suppliers that will take you to these beautiful areas.

* 4 days / 3 nights package

Day 1
We begin our trip early in the morning between 6:00 am to 7:00 am (depending of the hotel you are staying at) from San Jose. You will be traveling with a bilingual naturalist guide on an air conditioned bus. Drive through Braulio Carrillo National Park, where you have the opportunity to see beautiful views and abundant vegetation. On the way we will stop for breakfast at Selva Tropical Restaurant where you can enjoy a butterfly garden with a variety of tropical flowers. After breakfast we will continue our trip to Caño Blanco deck driving by banana plantations.

At Caño Blanco, you will board the covered boat to the lodge, passing the Tortuguero canals arriving between 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. At the lodge our staff will be waiting for you with a refreshing cocktail, your rooms will be assigned and the guide will explain the afternoon activities after lunch -the visit to the Turtle Museum of the C.C.C. (Caribbean Conservation Corporation) and to the colorful Tortuguero town.

You will return to the lodge around 5:30 p.m. Free time to enjoy the pool, the bar service and prepare for your dinner. Dinner service from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and then rest of the night free to enjoy the surroundings, pool and bar.

Day 2
Optional 6:15 am tour to admire the awakening of the wildlife of Tortuguero. Return for breakfast (service between 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.). Then another boat tour to admire the canals of Tortuguero National Park. This is a wonderful and interesting experience where you can see abundant flora and fauna of Tortuguero National Park. Return to the lodge for lunch and free time for a siesta, enjoy the pool or go for a walk to the beach. Then you have another optional tour to the canals or stay at the lodge to explore the private trails of the lodge and visit the open butterfly garden. Dinner at the lodge and free night.

Day 3
Day at leisure where you are able to enjoy the pool, butterfly garden, lagoon deck, stroll at the beach or join another boat tour to explore the canals.

Day 4
After breakfast we will begin our trip back to San Jose around 9:30 a.m. The boat will arrive at Caño Blanco around 11:00 a.m. Then our bus will be waiting for the drive back to San Jose. Stop en route for lunch at Selva Tropical Restaurant. Arrive in San Jose area around 3:00 p.m. (depending on the hotel you will be staying).

After visiting Tortuguero you can continue your trip to other destinations instead of coming back to San José. Nearby destinations on the South Caribbean include the beaches of Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Gandoca- Manzanillo.

Other destinations towards Guápiles area include the rain forests of Sarapiquí and the famous Arenal Volcano area (4 hours drive approximately).

We could help you recommending transportation suppliers that will take you to these beautiful areas.

 

How to get there to Laguna Lodge

 

Laguna Lodge is located on a narrow strip of land, six hundred feet wide, the lodge’s spacious gardens enjoy the Caribbean Sea on one side and Tortuguero Lagoon on the other.

The lodge has fifteen acres, full of trees and exotic plants, the gardens also shelter a great number of birds and butterflies.

 

Laguna Lodge is located on a narrow strip of land, six hundred feet wide, the lodge’s spacious gardens enjoy the Caribbean Sea on one side and Tortuguero Lagoon on the other.

The lodge has fifteen acres, full of trees and exotic plants, the gardens also shelter a great number of birds and butterflies.

Tortuguero is the most important nesting site in the entire Western half of the Caribbean for the green sea turtle. A natural system of canals and navigable lagoons of great scenic beauty cross the park from southeast to northwest forming the habitat for seven species of river turtles, manatee or sea cow, reptiles, mammals such as howler and spider monkeys and a wide range of crustaceans plus some 30 freshwater species of fish.

Also a wide range of crustaceans and some 30 freshwater species of fish. Eleven habitats have been identified in the park with the crab wood, banak, Santa Maria, bully tree and dove wood among the many types of trees.

There are two ways to get to Tortuguero, one is taking our regular tour that pick up passengers at most hotels in San Jose area and then on a safe covered boat.

If you are planning on renting a car we recommend you to do it after your visit to Tortuguero, there are certain points along the route where you can arrange to pick it up (depending on your next destination).

The other way is by air, there are two domestic airlines that have daily flights from San Jose. Flying time is about 30 minutes and when you get to the airstrip we provide a boat transfer to take you to the lodge (about 3 minutes).

 

Rates at Laguna Lodge

Prices per person based on occupancy (single, double, triple)

Children: 1-4 free *
5-11 50% off the rate *
12 + pay as adults
* Sharing room with parents

Includes:

* Transfer by air conditioned bus from San Jose to Yaoska
* Transfer by boat from Yaoska to Laguna Lodge
* Breakfast and lunch en route at Selva Tropical Restaurant
* Meals at the lodge
* Tours as per described

* Taxes
 

Selva Mar Tour Operator
Tel:+(506)2771-4582 - Fax:+(506)2771-8841
Email: reservaciones@selvamar.com

 

 


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  » Facilities Includes
√ Swimming Pool Adults
√ Restaurant
√ Tour Desk
√ Bar
√ Mountain View
√ Nature Trails

Optional Activities in the Caribbean


-Rafting
-Aerial Tram
-Tortuguero Tours
-Canopy
-Canyoning
-Visit Mangrove
-Snorkeling
-Rafting
-kayaking
-Nature Hikes
-Scuba Diving
-Surfing
-Visit Gandoca-Manzanillo
-Sport Fishing
-Horseback Riding


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