Located on the Northeast area of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, between the Tortuguero Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. You can reach the lodge by land/boat or by air. By land is a 3 hours drive from San Jose towards the Port of Marina followed by a 2 to 2 1/2 riverboat trip along the Canals of Tortuguero to Mawamba Lodge. By air, take a 30 minutes flight from San Jose to Tortuguero Airstrip. This airstrip is 5 minutes boat-ride to the lodge.
Mawamba is a 15 acre beachfornt lodge located at Tortuguero offering views of the Canals. Tortuguero is a navigable network of lakes and canals that crosse the National Park from Southeast to the Northwest. Activities include day excursions to Tortuguero National Park. During season (July-September) night tours to search for the nesting of the Green Turtle (Chelonia Mydas) are available.
The lodge features 54 comfortable rooms with private bathrooms, hot water and ceiling fans. Rooms have either 3 single beds or one double bed and one single bed. The hotel has the capacity to host up to 100 people.
Two family style restaurants with international and local cuisine and a pool-bar surrounded by gardens.
The lodge includes two docks, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, souvenir shop, ranchos with hammocks, nature trails, beach access by foot, and a conference room , where lectures on Tortuguero Natural History and videos are presented daily.
Mawamba Lodge, Tortuguero , Costa Rica
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