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Playa Tortuguero

Playa Tortuguero Review

The crashing waves and misty air—it rains a lot in Tortuguero—give you the unsettling feeling that you're standing at the edge of the world. Swimming and surfing are simply not possible here. But by night, this beach comes alive with the age-old ritual of Tortuguero's four species of sea turtles laying and burying their eggs. They then hatch and the baby turtles scurry out to sea. (The spectacle is viewable only in the company of a licensed guide, of course.) Sunbathing? People-watching? Who needs that when this is the real show. Amenities: none. Best for: solitude; walking.

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  • Address: North of Tortuguero village, Tortuguero, 70205
  • Location: Tortuguero
Updated: 04-05-2013

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