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Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast Travel Guide

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Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast Hotels

The high-rise, glitzy resorts of the Pacific coast are nowhere to be found in the Caribbean. The norm here is small, independent lodgings, usually family owned and operated. Fewer visitors in this region mean plenty of decent lodging at affordable prices most of the year. But tourism is growing, so it's risky to show up without reservations. Surprisingly few places here have air-conditioning,

but sea breezes and ceiling fans usually provide sufficient ventilation. Smaller places frequently don't take credit cards; those that do may give discounts if you pay with cash.

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