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La Flor Beach Natural Reserve

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Visit to La Flor - Turtles and their natural instinct to protect their eggs

What a wonderful experience visiting La Flor with skies so clear, every little star so visible... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Ruth V
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Texas
Worth the Cordobas!

My husband and I have been here twice and each time was so worth it. We got to see baby turtles at... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Jennifer W
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

What a wonderful experience visiting La Flor with skies so clear, every little star so visible, sound of the waves hitting the sand, and turtles approaching the beach ready to lay their eggs. Their effort to protect their eggs is admirable. Before the mother turtles...More

Thank Ruth V
Reviewed 22 May 2018

My husband and I have been here twice and each time was so worth it. We got to see baby turtles at the station both times.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I had to write this review after what I just experienced: yesterday I had the wonderful occasion of sighting a large amount (40?50?) of turtles laying their eggs on the superb beach at La Flor. Such a precious moment! Decided to return this morning, only...More

4  Thank Isabellarina
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Irvin Chevez is a great tour guide to experience the turtles. He is knowledgeable about the turtles and answered all my questions. His passion to educate comes through and he is tuned into providing the best all around experience from the nature to the wildlife...More

2  Thank Jason A
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We were picked up at our hotel after sunset, 1 hr drive to the site, and about an hour visiting there. Remember to take a red head lamp so as not to bother the turtles. It is nice that they are doing their best to...More

1  Thank c a
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I absolutely loved this place! We went on a hike through the trees to the edge of the cliffs on the beach. Saw lots of birds and some cattle. Then saw lots of sea urchins and little fish in the rock pools and a starfish!...More

2  Thank Josiesylvia
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We drove here on our own on a day trip from Granada. We didn't have a 4 wheel drive, and although the last 10 kilometers were dirt, the road wasn't bad. The caretaker didn't speak English, but he showed us baskets full of active baby...More

1  Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Seeing the turtles was awesome. There were so many laying eggs when we went. My problem was with the way things are run. Tour guides let the tourists walk around and some of the tourists are just ridiculous. They get in the way and right...More

4  Thank LJ_Can
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went touring through Nicaragua, as opposed to Costa Rica. Nicaragua is a great place and San Juan del Sur is a nice surfing spot. Fun but not special, and we felt pretty old there. However, we learned that you can go to La Flor...More

2  Thank Johan A
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We went in November during the mass arrival of turtles and it was a wonderful experience. There was a full moon and it was a fantastic night. I would recommend this to everyone!

1  Thank amovablefeast
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I was there in January for the hatching and depositing of the newbees into the water.
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