Real Time Travel
driving: 5 hours (distance: 225 kilometers) / flying: 25 minutes
|San José to Tortuguero||1||6:25 am||6:50 am||Dec 1st 2016 - Apr 30th 2017|
|Tortuguero to San José||0||7:05 am||7:30 am||Dec 1st 2016 - Apr 30th 2017|
flight schedules subject to change.
nature vacations offers vacation packages to multiple locations, including Tortuguero. Packages range from 2 to 4 nights with round trip airfare departing from San Jose, Costa Rica.
the name Tortuguero comes from the spanish name for the giant sea turtles (tortugas), green sea turtles, leatherback, and hawksbill turtles that nest on the beaches here every year. with any luck, you’ll get to see mother turtles laying eggs or baby turtles racing to the water.
this is the water world of canals, tides, fresh and saltwater marshes, teeming with wildlife and exotic sea birds. it thrives as vast wetlands, with the sea beyond but closely connected. here, everything happens on the water.
the Caribbean coast is infused with calypso culture, Caribbean food, and a rhythm unlike any other place in Costa Rica. natural estuaries, palm lined beaches, world-class surf, and thrilling whitewater rafting are all major attractions.
to the north, quiet motorboats drift slowly through Tortuguero’s winding canals, where you’ll likely spot caimans, sloths, monkeys, and dozens of species of birds, perfect for bird watching and wildlife spotting adventures.
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the name Tortuguero comes from the Spanish name for the giant sea turtles (Tortugas) that nest on the beaches of this region every year.view all airline flights in costa rica »
from tortuguero airport to tortuguero: 15 minutes by boat.