FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
North of the national park of the same name, the hamlet of Tortuguero is a pleasant little place with 600 inhabitants, two churches, three bars, a handful of souvenir shops, and a small selection of inexpensive lodgings. (And one more plus: there are no motor vehicles here, a refreshing change from the traffic woes that plague the rest of Costa Rica.) You can also take a stroll on the
32-km (20-mile) beach, but avoid swimming here because of strong riptides and large numbers of bull sharks and barracuda.