Mawamba Lodge & Hotel - Ocean View in Tortuguero,  Caribbean, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-


Mawamba Lodge & Hotel - Ocean View in Tortuguero, Caribbean, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-

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Mawamba Lodge & Hotel
Mawamba Lodge & Hotel

Mawamba Lodge & Hotel

Explore Tortuguero, land of incredible biological diversity.

General Information about Mawamba Lodge & Hotel


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 Ocean, an excellent location that provides direct access to the pristine 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 right side of Tortuguero, offering nice views to the Tortuguero Lagoon and the canals.

It's beautiful gardens and rustic accommodations, blend with the exuberant jungle vegetation, exotic birds and wildlife creating the perfect balance of nature. All the spacious and comfortable rooms are built in fine woods and are equipped with either 1 double and one single bed or three single beds. All feature a private bathroom with hot water and ceiling fans and offer tranquil garden views.

Sunrise in Dock The Family style restaurant caters International and delicious local cuisine and a pool - whirlpool area surrounded by beautiful gardens where you can enjoy exotic tropical cocktails, are some of the facilities that you will find at the Lodge. In the pool area we protect a "Red-eyed tree frog" project, where you will observe these lovely animals in their natural habitat. Relaxing ranchos / palapas with hammocks tucked away in the gardens, are the right place to relax after a day of adventures and discoveries, read a good book or just enjoy the sounds of the rainforest.

Gardens Private nature trails featuring a open sky butterfly farm provide the opportunity to discover the different species of trees, palms trees, heliconias and many other plant species that abound in the Tropical Rainforest. Every evening, we also present lectures on Tortuguero area at our conference room, where you will be able to learn more of the fantastic inhabitants of the National Park.

For our guests enjoyment we recently added an entertainment / game room area that features pool table, darts, foosball and different table games for adults & children. Drinks including sodas, beer or juices are also available in this area. The Lodge also features a souvenir shop where you can find items of personal nature and local and Costa Rican souvenirs & crafts.

Guest accommodations consist of 36 comfortable rooms with private bathrooms, hot water, ceiling fans and chairs for a pleasant, relaxing evening. Hotel facilities include two docks on the canals, swimming pool with Jacuzzi, two family-style restaurants with local and international cuisine (one specially designed for groups and incentives), BBQ, bar, souvenir shop, relaxing ranchos with hammocks, natural trails, beach access in walking distance, sand volleyball court, and and conference room where daily lectures on Tortuguero's natural history are presented. These comfortable accommodations in the heart of a tropical rain forest make Tortuguero your vacation spot!

Beach On your free time, you might want to stroll by the pristine beach in front of the Lodge, sit on the sand to feel the magic of the ocean and admire this almost-endless looking palm lined beach. Although, please be cautious because dangerous currents make the ocean in the area unsafe for swimming.

Explore Tortuguero, land of incredible biological diversity; where at night, from July to September, impressive Green Sea Turtles nest on the beach. A tropical sanctuary for more than 300 different species of birds and natural habitat for an amazing array of wildlife; such as monkeys, crocodiles and iguanas, among many others. Discover the lush vegetation that abounds in the midst of the Rainforest.

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

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 in the National Park, lead by a professional guide.

During your stay, enjoy our pool surrounded by exotic gardens and relax in the ranchos with hammocks. Comfortable rooms with ceiling fans provide tranquil garden views. Stroll through the nature trails or take a leisurely walk on the pristine beach in front of the Lodge.

Mawamba offers a variety of tours to the canals of the National Park, turtle nesting observation (seasonal July - September), hikes into the lush rain forest of the area, bird watching and night tours conducted and supervised by specially trained guides using the best equipment and implementing all necessary safety precautions. In Tortuguero, you are only minutes away from world-class tarpon and snook fishing. When they say world-class, they are talking about snook averaging 20 lbs and tarpon weighing in at an average of 75 lbs. The seasons for both run from January - May and from July - September. All tours and fishing trips can be arranged by the Lodge.

The Tortuguero National Park is the most important green sea turtle nesting grounds in the Western Caribbean. Heavy annual rainfall make for an abundance of extremely rich flora and fauna in the park, which is made up of a unique system of natural and man-made canals used for transportation and exploration. Admire exceptional flora and fauna including orchids, birds, monkeys, crocodiles, toucans, among others, in their natural habitat. Marine turtles such as the Chelonia Midas (green turtle) emerge from the ocean to lay their eggs in the humid tropical forest from July through September.

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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 OceanMawamba Lodge is situated on the Northeast area of Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast on a sand bar between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Ocean.

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Julie Koons

I, of course LOVED Mawamba Lodge. My question is... How can I buy a "baseball" hat on line that says Tortugero? My husband LOST the cap I brought home for him. Thank you for any help! : )

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  » Facilities Includes
√ Swimming Pool Adults
√ Restaurant
√ Hot Water
√ Jacuzzi
√ Tour Desk
√ Game Room
√ Private bathroom
√ Table Pool
√ Bar
√ Mountain View
√ Fan
√ Souvenir Shop
√ Meeting Facilities
√ Nature Trails
√ Volleyball Court

Optional Activities in the Caribbean

-Aerial Tram
-Tortuguero Tours
-Visit Mangrove
-Nature Hikes
-Scuba Diving
-Visit Gandoca-Manzanillo
-Sport Fishing
-Horseback Riding

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