Mawamba Lodge

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Canales de Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica TortugueroSee nearby area


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    With pool tables, foosball, a mosaic swimming pool, and butterfly and frog gardens, this lodge sits between the canal and Tortuguero's main turtle nesting beach, within walking distance of town. Simple, wood-paneled rooms have firm beds, good fans and spacious bathrooms with hot water. All are fronted by wide verandas with hammocks and rocking chairs.

    Our independent authors have visited Mawamba Lodge and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Tortuguero Village.

    Description provided by property

    Located between the Caribbean Sea and the canals of Tortuguero National Park, Mawamba Lodge offers spacious rooms and features an outdoor pool and an on-site restaurant. Hikes, tours and a shuttle service to and from San Jose are included.

    Each rustic room here features wooden décor and comes equipped with a seating area and a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. They also include a private balcony with a hammock and rocking chairs.

    At Mawamba Lodge you will find an outdoor swimming pool and a whirlpool. Guests also enjoy a 24-hour front desk, lush tropical gardens and direct beach access for leisurely walks.

    The property's "Mawamba Park," exclusive for guests, features 2 butterfly gardens, frog gardens and nature trails.

    The property's daily departure package from San Jose includes transportation by land and boat, a guided visit to Tortuguero town and a boat tour of the Tortuguero canals. Meal plans are also available.

    Important information

    Please note that the 3 day packages depart to Tortuguero town in the early morning between 6:00 and 7:00 from major hotels in San José area. Guests are recommended to arrive to San Jose and book a room the night before departure. San Jose Hotel Drop Off takes place on Day 3 at 16:00 pm. For a complete Itinerary please contact the property directly.

    Please note that the room rate does not include the USD 15 entrance fee for adults and the USD 5 fee for children from 5 to 11 years old to Tortuguero National Park. Children of 0 to 4 years old have access free of charge.

    Children up to four years of age stay for free, while children from 5 to 11 years of age are charged 50% of the room rate, per person, per night.

    There is a maximum of 2 children per room.

    Services & facilities

    • Bar
      • Available
    • Non-smoking
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Designated smoking area
    • Outdoor space
      • Garden
    • Guest services
      • Tour desk
      • 24-hour front desk
    • Restaurant/Café
      • Restaurant (buffet)
      • Restaurant
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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