Tortuguero National Park is a protected wilderness area on Costa Rica’s northern Caribbean coast.

Its beaches are famous nesting grounds for sea turtles, including endangered green turtles. The park’s freshwater creeks and lagoons, which can be navigated. ¬†You can find more than 320 species of birds including all six species of kingfishers found in the new world, three species of toucans, eight species of parrots, and other neotropical species such as the Slaty-tailed Trogon, White-collared Manakin and the Purple-throated Fruit crow.

The marked trail along the beach is used mostly for observing turtle nesting (Turtle Nesting Seanson is from mid -July to September)