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Remote and Unspoiled.  The Rainforest You Have Dreamed About.


Deep in the Rainforest!

An All inclusive Lodge Offering
The Most Intensive Nature Experience in Costa Rica!

Mawamba Lodge is situated on the Northeast area of Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast on a sand bar between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Sea, an excellent location that provides direct access to the beach and the canals.  Nestled in the lush rainforest, this is the ideal hideaway for nature lovers and the perfect place to discover the wonders of the Tortuguero National Park.


The Lodge is a 15-acre beach front property located on the beach side of Tortuguero.  This location offers nice views to the Tortuguero Lagoon and the canals. It is close to the village, making visits there easy.  It’s beautiful gardens and rustic accommodations, blend with the exuberant jungle vegetation, exotic birds and wildlife to create the perfect balance of nature.  Day tours depart from our two modern docks. 

Your package includes a guided tour of the onsite butterfly gardens, frog farm and garden, aquarium, and gardens on the first day.  The second day includes a guided walk in the rainforest, and an afternoon nature tour of the Tortuguero canals.  If you still have enough energy, there are optional evening and early morning tours available at a small additional cost.

All the spacious and comfortable rooms are built in fine woods and are equipped with either one double and one single bed or three single beds. All feature a private bathroom with hot water, ceiling fans, and a safety box.  All rooms also offer space to relax in a comfortable chair to enjoy the tranquil garden views.

Enjoy the pool surrounded by exotic gardens and relax in the ranchos with hammocks.  When you are not busy on one of the tours included in your package, you can stroll through the nature trails or take a leisurely walk on the beach in front of the lodge.  Other lodge amenities include a frog garden, frog farm, iguana farm, TWO butterfly farms, aquarium. nature trails.  If you have had enough nature for the day, visit our gift shop, enjoy the welcoming bar, or surf the net. 

These comfortable accommodations in the heart of a tropical rain forest make Tortuguero your ideal active vacation spot!


Ask us about upgrades!  Mawamba Lodge now offers four Superior Suites.  These Oversized rooms feature a King Bed and Huge Bathroom with Large Jacuzzi Bathtub.  Perfect for Honeymooners, or anyone that wants a little Luxury with their Nature!

Come to Tortuguero, a land of incredible biological diversity.

Explore a navigable network of lake and canals that cross the National Park from Southeast to Northwest and accessible only by boat or air. There are no roads to get here! 

This tropical sanctuary is home to more than 300 different species of birds.  The unique natural habitat supports an amazing array of wildlife; such as monkeys, crocodiles, sloths, iguanas, among many others. Discover the lush vegetation that abounds in the midst of the Rainforest.  Come enjoy a true virgin tropical rain forest, and all the nature it has to offer.

From July to September, impressive Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia Mydas) nest on the beach at Tortuguero, the most important site in the occidental half of the Caribbean for the nesting of these amazing turtles.

Daily departure tour packages from San José include land & boat transportation, lodging for your selected number of nights, all meals, boat tours on the Canals and walks on private trails, all led by a professional guide.  We offer this package to or from the Arenal region, or as an add on to any other package.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All of the other hotels in our itineraries offer a "kids free" policy, for children under 12.  These Tortuguero packages include meals, transportation, and tours.  
Due to the extra services included, there will be a small addtional charge for the kids for this segement only. 

We work hard to offer you the best value possible.   
The kids free policy is still in effect at the other hotels in the itinerary. 

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