Playa Tortuga & Isla Garza

costa-ballena-playa-tortuga-puntarenasWhere the river mouths of the Ojochal hills meet the ocean and home to Reserva Playa Tortuga, a not for profit organization that aims at educating locals and visitorsalike about the conservation of wildlife, this beach offers a unique habitat for sea turtles. Every year Olive Ridley Sea Turtles migrate to Costa Rica to hatch their nests. This last year, Playa Tortuga was home to a nesting Leatherback Sea Turtle; the earth’s most ancient and largest living reptile. For just a few colones, Panga style boats will transport you across the ‘Rio Terraba’ to ‘Isla Garza’. This small island, named after a small White Heron, is a relaxing, sunny way to spend a day. On this secluded island, you will definitely feel whisked away!

ENTRANCE LOCATED IN RIGHT, AFTER BRIDGE 50 METERS SOUTH OF OJOCHAL ENTRANCE

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