Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast Hotels

Shawandha Lodge

  • 6 km (4 miles) southeast of town at Playa Chiquita Map It
  • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Elegant bungalows
  • Sumptuous restaurant
  • Near white-sand beach


  • Far from sights
  • Easiest to stay here with a car

Fodor's Review

The service is personalized and friendly at Shawandha, where spacious, beautifully designed bungalows are well back from the road at Playa Chiquita. The thatch-roof bungalows have elegant hardwoods, four-poster beds, and verandas with hammocks. Each bathroom has a unique and beautiful tile mosaic. The hearty breakfast starts off with an impressive fruit plate. A white-sand beach lies 180 meters away, across the road. Even if you don't stay here, stop by and enjoy a distinctive French-Caribbean dinner in the open-air restaurant.

Hotel Information


6 km (4 miles) southeast of town at Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, 70403, Costa Rica

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Hotel Details:

  • 13 bungalows
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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