TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK
Tortuguero is located on the north Caribbean coast, it is one of the most biodiverse rainforests in Costa Rica. This majestic National Park is home to 60 different species of mammals, more than 300 birds, 57 amphibians, 200 kinds of plants and more than 400 species of trees. Consider one of the seven natural wonders of the country to visit.
In Tortuguero, life is different: streets are made of water, buildings are majestic lush trees, its inhabitants are turtles, exotic birds and monkeys, among other. www.sinac.go.cr.
Tortuguero is the most important area of the West Central Caribbean in Costa Rica, where Green turtles (Chelonia mydas) come to lay their eggs from July to September.
The Green turtle is medium in size, its long fins can be up to a meter long. The average weight of this adult turtle ranges from 75 to 200 kg.