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Pachira lodge is strategically located a mere five minutes away from the main entrance of Tortuguero National Park and is surrounded by a network of canals. Accessible only by air or boat, the lodge is characterized by its vibrant fauna and lush flora.

Pachira Lodge features 88 comfortable guest rooms and each room is equipped with a private bathroom, hot water, and ceiling fans. The lodge spans over 34 acres of Costa Rican rainforest and offers incredible wildlife and nature sightseeing opportunities.

Pachira also features a spa, which delights guests with its innovative and relaxing techniques to rejuvenate the body and soul. The spa uses organic and locally grown ingredients for its oils.

*Buffet-style meals
*Bilingual tour guides
*Daily departures from San José
*Available tours: Fishing, turtle nestling and morning tour
*Spa
*Ceiling Fans
*Modern accommodations
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$1,575
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Turtles & Rainforest

8 Day Itinerary
Enjoy Costa Rica's incredible wildlife with a tour of Tortuguero National Park and visit one of the most important nesting sites for the green sea turtle in the western hemisphere. Follow that with a rainforest retreat to Selva Bananito Reserve. Finish this Costa Rica vacation with an exciting whitewater adventure down the Pacuare river!
Activities: Land, Rainforest Exploration, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Costa Rica, Pacuare River, San Jose, Selva Bananito, Tortuguero
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White water rafting on the Pacaure River
$1,365
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Costa Rica Quest

8 Day Itinerary
  • Observe nesting sea turtles
  • Hike in the rain forest at night
  • Raft the Sarapiqui River
  • Explore nearby Arenal Volcano
Enjoy Costa Rica's incredible wildlife with an 8-day tour of Tortuguero National Park and visit one of the most important nesting sites for the green sea turtle in the western hemisphere. Then raft down the beautiful Sarapiqui River. Finish this Costa Rica vacation with a visit to Arenal, one of the world's most active volcanoes!
Activities: Land, Rainforest Exploration, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Places: Central America & Mexico, Costa Rica, Arenal, San Jose, Sarapiqui, Tortuguero
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$10,680
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Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • See Pacific & Caribbean Costa Rica
  • Transit the Panama Canal
  • Kayak, snorkel, swim, and hike
  • Hike in mist-shrouded Monteverde
  • Relax in hot springs near Arenal
  • Tour remote, car-less Tortuguero
An extraordinary, holistic expedition - experience all the wildness and beauty of Costa Rica and Panama on a sweeping 15-day adventure through the canal, along the coasts, and inland to a mist-shrouded cloud forest, volcano, lake, and a car-free, jungle village.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arenal, Barro Colorado, Colon, Golfo Dulce, Isla Coiba, Los Suenos (Herradura), Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Osa Peninsula - Golfo Dulce, San Jose, Tortuguero
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Beach Costa Rica Trip
$350
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Tortuguero

3 Day Itinerary
Enjoy this three day excursion to the Tortuguero region, passing Banana plantations and traveling through lush tropical rainforest. Take a scenic boat ride on La Suerte River and through the Tortuguero Canals, offering lovely views of the Costa Rican forest and mangrove swamps. Enjoy two nights on the Tortuguero's coastline which is considered …
Activities: Fishing, Kayaking, Land, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Costa Rica, San Jose, Tortuguero
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Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.
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