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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Note: this review is from a few years ago but Trip Advisor will only let me go as far back as Feb 2017 so I'm calling this "January 2018" After newly arriving in Costa Rica our first destination after one night in the capital was...More

Thank Lydia E
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My wife & I visited the Turtle Beach Lodge for 5 nights over the Christmas holiday season, our 5th trip to this property. It has become our favourite place to visit in Costa Rica and has become the cornerstone around which we build our trips...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

From the time we were picked up in San Jose [ Adventure Inn ] , to the time we were dropped off, the experience with Turtle Beach Lodge was amazing!! It was a fascinating trip by van, then boat, just to get there. Our guide,...More

2  Thank maeberanch
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, Fernando was awesome! Had an amazing time and have no idea why September is low season, the weather was awesome!! Would recommend to anyone looking for a beauty filter place to stay in nature!

Thank Gina J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We spent fantastic 3 days in Turtle Beach Lodge in the 2nd half of August-17. It is located in a quite isolated area with plenty of wildlife, nice and instructed guides, and not big but wonderful swimmingpool close to an untouched beach and row of...More

3  Thank Ferran A
Response from Turtle Beach L, Owner at Turtle Beach LodgeResponded 22 September 2017

Thanks for the good words about the lodge and employees, I agree. About the theft, this is the first time in 16 years guests told us something was taken from their room, they didn't tell us when they were at the lodge but days later...More

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jeanne_boston1
14 September 2017|
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Response from sasnhe | Reviewed this property |
I was there in February and it was not turtle time. I suggest you do a google search or contact the lodge.
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maeberanch
24 July 2017|
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Response from ElleAnaJ | Reviewed this property |
I did go un May so there isn't any see turtles at that Time.. sorry..
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Boothbayharborgirl
17 August 2016|
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Response from Boothbayharborgirl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, thought I was answering a question. May have been asking instead?
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"Go out for a walk around 4:00pm to see the spider monkeys as they come through the lodge."
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"Do not leave anything valuable in the room!"
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"They are all bad. One speed ceiling fan. Cheap, Cheap Cheap."
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"All rooms a bit basic but thats part of the rustic appeal of this awesome adventure"
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