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Ostional Turtle Lodge

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found this place while visiting Nosara. We were looking for a peaceful place in between Nosara and Playa San Juanillo so we could be close to both and enjoy the beaches. While staying there, we found out Playa Ostional is where hundreds, sometimes thousands of turtles lay their eggs! We do not surf but the beach...

Thank kris363636
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The very accommodating owner lined up a guide to walk the beach in the evening to observe any turtles laying eggs. This is off season but we were successful observing one turtle aided by a local volunteer group lay 103 eggs. Amazing encounter!

Thank anasazi
Sechelt, BC
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We were met by our gracious host Luis. We had a Nicky lady our room and use of the outside common room. We were entertained by a family of Howler monkeys that pretty much reside in the treetops of the lodge. There are a few restaurants and tiendas. We had hope to watch the hatching but not while we were...

Thank Brenda R
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Just in the middle of the way between Tamarindo and Samara, Ostional is a vert small village where you can stop if you want to see the Arribada! The Turtle lodge is well managed by Luis and his wife: great hosts and available for any kind of need you might have. The lodge is located very close to the beach...

Thank Lorenzo B
Goppingen, Germany
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The Ostional Turtle Lodge is a very nice place to stay. The rooms are nice, spacious and very clean. AC and Fan work very well and the owners are super friendly and helpfull. The prices are also very good, exceptionally good value for money. In Ostional there is not a lot to do when there is no arribada or hatching,...

Thank Tim123M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We stayed here while we were searching for the hatching turtles. The lodge is in walking distance to the entrance to the beach and turtle information shack. The cabanas are nice, roomie, and clean. You pay a little more if you want air conditioning but not very much. There is wifi and plenty of hot water. The proprietors, Luis and...

Thank Rickeys-Travels
Reviewed 12 January 2016

My husband and I chose to stay at Turtle Lodge for an overnight last winter. Due to a snowstorm back east, our arrival time went from 4 pm to almost midnight. The owner, Luis, was so kind and understanding. He assured us our room would be waiting and not to worry about coming in so late. Our taxi driver called...

Thank nantasketgrl
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I recently stayed 2 nights at Ostional Turtle Lodge, during one of the "arribadas" and I was greatly surprised. My room was big, with a double and a single bed, 2 fans (there are a few with aircon), and a decent size bathroom with hot water and toiletries (shower gel and hand soap). Towels are provided. The room had a...

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The room has hot water which my kids appreciated, coffee which my wife appreciated, and A/C which I appreciated :-) We didn't need anything else; the idea was to take my family to the beach and enjoy nature, and we did! We disconnected at this place and had a great time, Luis and Veronica are great, I literally found a...

Thank Mario Z
Ostional, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This was the first place I stayed when I visited Ostional. I have been coming here ever since and now book my clients here. You can hear the ocean from the top floor chalet, which is air conditioned and with kitchenette great for those who want to cook for themselves. It also has air-conditioned ground floor rooms and rooms with...


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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Explore the authentic Costa Rica countryside. Set on the mangrove, Ostional Turtle Lodge is a hideaway for those who appreciate nature and the beauty of a very uncommon place. Ostional Turtle Lodge is an eco friendly small lodge in the heart of Ostional. The beach main attractions include the mass nesting of the Olive Ridley sea turtle, and in smaller amounts the Leatherback and Green turtles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ostional Turtle Lodge

Address: | 150M East From Tourist Information Booth, Ostional 50306, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Ostional
Price Range: $54 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“# 4 was fine, most likely 1-3 are as well. I have some misgivings about staying above the rancho (but the view may be worth it)”
CBY56, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask about the room over the deck/sitting area.”
  • Seating area with room on 2nd floor
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
486edwinh, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“Get the chalet.”
glsisk, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Go for the Chalet/ Tree House its still cheap and much neater experience”
Chia37, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“BY Nightlife, I mean the turtles on the beach. There was a restaurant on the main road that was having a lively party:-)”
aratik2014, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
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