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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across this amazing place on our way from Manuel Antonio national park to the panama border. The owner, Stefan, has created a truly amazing work of art in the jungle and it is clear that building this hostel has been a labour of love. Our cabina was clean, spacious and came with its own private...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, almost magical and fun place. It exceeded all our expectations- jungle setting but close to all kinds of activities like several beaches, zip lining, excellent dining. Stefan ( the owner) was very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. His art is everywhere and it's fascinating. This is not a luxury hotel but if you are ok with simple accommodations, you will...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Funky place in a jungle, close to beaches and all kinds of activities. Serene setting with colorful art, uniquely built. Breathtaking gardens all around where we picked our own fruit, the owner showed us all kinds of medicinal plants and herbs. We even made delicious tea using leaves straight from the garden! We cooked dinner there couple of times, but...

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Clovis, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We loved the place! Very unique, nestled in a jungle, next to a nice river, close to several beaches : Playa Ventanas, Playa Tortuga, Pinuela, Ballena. We went to the best and exciting zip lining, took a tour in a jungle, went snorkeling by the Cano Island, and just spent time on the property some evenings with the cool owner...

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fresno, ca
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Turtle Garden is an amazing and one of a kind place, beautifully integrated into the nature of the jungle, yet close to the main highway, several beautiful beaches, amazing restaurants for every budget, next to a bakery, and within walking distance to the supermarket. The owner and creator of The Turtle Garden is a very interesting, vibrant and friendly...

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Simcoe, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The Turtle garden cabins offer the out of the grid experience . There is the variety of cabins ;all located around the central dining/restaurant area. The whole place is build on and around the trees; on the river. In the middle of the jungle. It is decorated with an art; most by the owner ;an amazing artist and chef Stefan....

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is a horrible place. The cabins are not clean, all kind of insects have taken up residence in these cabins. The mattresses are old and they stink. The German owner first seems to be OK, but if you have any question he becomes rude. I will never go back to this place.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Jardin Tortuga has currently four wooden casitas or cabinas, designed to harmonise with their forest surroundings and accentuated with the vibrant colours of the tropics. The cabinas are nestled in the jungle.Our cabinas are recently redesigned. All of the cabinas have kitchen facilities. Contact us for more information about availability of these cabinas.Each bright, spacious cabina has orthopedic queen and single beds, reading lamps, night tables, hammocks and a standing ventilator, showers and individual bathrooms. Each cabina can accomodate up to five persons. The cabinas are clean, simple and built following typical Tico (Costa Rican) design. The two-story structures made with a mix of rustic and modern styles, with round wooden beams supporting hardwoord second floors, and concrete floors and walls on the first level. The cabinas have large screened windows.Enjoy the day or night on our huge observation deck! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Turtle Garden

Address: 300m past the school, Ojochal 0000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range: $50 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“If you are not looking for luxury but a true Costa Rica Pura Vida, this is a place for you!”
elizaborys, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any cabin is the right choice!They all provide the most amazing abundant jungle view !”
trzcienieckaa, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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