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Mawamba Lodge

At a Glance

    Pros

  • many activities
  • walking distance to village

    Cons

  • rustic rooms
  • not for those who crave solitude

Mawamba Lodge Review

Nestled between the river and the ocean, Mawamba is the perfect place to kick back and relax, and it is also the only jungle lodge within walking distance (about 10 minutes) of town. Packages include transport from San José; when you arrive at the river town of Matina, you're whisked into a launch for a 2½-hour ride to a 15-acre site with comfortable (hot water!) rustic cabinas with bright colors and garden views. Meals are taken in the spacious dining room, and are included in the price, along with transfers and guided tours of the jungle and canals; trips to turtle-heavy beaches cost $10 extra. A sunset dinner cruise is the perfect way to end the day but it's also not included in the price. Packages begin at $230 per person.

    Contact Information

  • Address: ½ km (¼ mile) north of Tortuguero on ocean side of canal, Tortuguero, 70205
  • Phone: 2709–8181; 2293–8181 in San José
  • Website:
  • Location: Tortuguero

    Hotel Details

  • 58 cabinas.
  • Rate includes all-inclusive.
Updated: 04-05-2013

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