Hugging the country’s eastern coastline, the sleepy and secluded Caribbean region is a living memory of a Costa Rica before the tourism boom – a coastline of clapboard homes on stilts, of monkeys on the beach, and of flourishing coral reef. Curving south from Tortuguero, the land of the nesting sea turtles, the Caribbean travels into Parismina (a sportfishing haven) and past the provincial capital of Limón, to culminate in the southern Caribbean, the white-sand paradise home to Cahuita, Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo.

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Tortuguero Travel Guide

The watery web of Tortuguero’s river canals meanders through the remote northern Caribbean, where the most popular sight is visible only by the light of the moon. Every year, between March and October, four species of marine turtle – green, leatherback, loggerhead, and hawksbill – lay their eggs on these protected shores. Our Tortuguero travel …

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