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Guestroom, Tortuga Lodge, Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Tortuga Lodge

Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

Manatus Hotel £££££

  • Costa Rica
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Manatus Hotel offers boutique-style accommodation just beyond the banks of a principle canal in Tortuguero National Park, in the northern Caribbean region of Costa Rica. The hotel has 12 air-conditioned rooms, each with a wraparound terrace offering views across the surrounding gardens.

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Cano Negro Natural Lodge £££££

  • Costa Rica
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Cano Negro Natural Lodge consists of 42 air-conditioned rooms spread through tropical gardens, as well as a large restaurant, pool and bar. This is a most comfortable lodge from which to explore the rich natural heritage and canals of the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge. Boat trips into the heart of the wetlands can be organised for bird watchers and wildlife lovers. Other activities include the hotel’s unique Vanilla Tour, fishing, walking tours, cultural tours and a visit to Rio Celeste.

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Maquenque Eco Lodge £££££

  • Costa Rica
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Maquenque Eco Lodge is a hidden gem located just north of Boca Tapada, San Carlos, close to the border with Nicaragua. The lodge is located inside the 60 hectares Maquenque Eco Reserve, set in tropical rainforest bordering the majestic San Carlos River. Family-run, this lodge has a unique location set on the migration route and is home to the great green macaw. There are 8 kilometres of trails in the private reserve and a swimming pool where at night if you are lucky, you can see the red-eyed green tree frog.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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