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Certificate of Excellence
Nestled in the heartland of the lush rainforest of Tortuguero Canals, Costa Rica, Mawamba Lodge and Tortuguero National Park are worth visiting year round. What makes us different? *Unbeatable location on a strip of land between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Ocean, providing direct access to both * The closest Lodge to Tortuguero town within walking distance (no need to take boats to town) * Free WI FI in selected areas of the hotel * Unlimited free visits to our MAWAMBA PARK: where we offer two butterfly gardens, one frog garden and tropical plants garden. A guided visit is also included in our 3 day / 2 night package * Private nature trais for nature walks * Exciting optional tours including night walks in the forest, kayaking, fishing, canoes, and Katonga floating restaurant for sunset tours or dinners / lunches on board.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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We started our vacation here. The staff is great. The rooms are basic and need a few more lights but other than that they are good. The Lodge is really based on only doing a 3 day 2 night stay, after that the food choices revert back to day one. They tried to accommodate us
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We stayed here for three nights and had a wonderful time. The wildlife nearby is easily seen from boat trips, which can be organised at the lodge. Just on the journey to get to the lodge you are likely to see all manner of exciting wildlife. As well as the boat trips, I would
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Lovely place to stay and to visit. Adventure starts with a long boat transfer but this includes lots of wildlife spotting. Rooms are comfortable and restaurant very good buffet style dining. Trips on the canals excellent. Just walking the grounds is an experience - iguana,
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You are taken by boat to the hotel which is an excellent journey with lots to see. On arrival you are allocated a room and you take your own luggage on good paths. The rooms are small. Ours had a double and single bed. To keep cool in bed we did sleep separately and left the
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It's a long way to Tipperary and a lot longer by boat to Mawamba Lodge! the journey from San Jose to the lodge is 'Interesting' but when you arrive. it blows your mind everything you hear about this place is untrue the adjectives simply cannot describe this oasis W2 0 and for
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Yes - but you can’t swim in the sea, only in the pool
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There are a few superior rooms. These are bigger and have a nice double shower. I've not seen the standard room but we really appreciated the superior room. No TV or airco though (then again do you really go there to watch TV ???)
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Hello, both liquid soap and shampoo are provided at Mawamba Lodge. The Lodge is now using a new biodegradable line, supplied by a new company in the Province of Limon. Excellent products, with great aroma, and complying with the sustainable practices. Thank you!
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The dinner cruise is a great activity, Departing every night with a minimum of 2 people. Cost is of only $40 per person including the 2 two hour ride and full dinner on board with one drink included plus coffee at the end. Great, unique way to discover the canals. Turtle season is July to October for nesting and then hatching September to early December
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Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the room. All rooms have a safe. Remember this is a remote jungle Lodge and the rooms don't feature TV or a/c. All rooms have a ceiling fan. Have a great trip
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"any room though 36 is 'the best' rember the water noise is the Caribbean the lapping Noise the lagoon!"
"Room 1 was perfect."
"Have a superior room, more space."
"Try and get a river view although there wasn't a bad location"
"All rooms are on the same basis so you don’t get to choose"
USD 337 - USD 493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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