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Tortuga Island

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Address: Paquera, Costa Rica
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+506 2220 2126
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$135.00*
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Tortuga Island Cruise
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$125.00*
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Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose
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$117.65*
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Private EcoAdventure Tour in Santa Teresa

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Fun Little Get Away Island

Enjoyed our half day excursion. Snorkeling wasn't great, but saw many colorful fish. Beautiful beach with palm trees

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael M
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Greenbush, Wisconsin
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Greenbush, Wisconsin
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119 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our half day excursion. Snorkeling wasn't great, but saw many colorful fish. Beautiful beach with palm trees

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Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did an excursion through Hotel Vista las Islas. The boat ride included a stop by Spider Monkey Island and snorkeling (great). The island was pretty but quite crowded with messy (lots of coral and driftwood) white sand. If you are spoiled by Caribbean or Florida Gulf Coast beaches, you might be disappointed! Our tour included lunch (delicious), SUPs, and... More 

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Kenmore, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkel was a 2 of 10. Cloudy water, not many fish, not very tropical like I expected. Island itself was pretty, very nice beach & swimming. $7usd charge for a beach lounge chair & 1$ to use the bathroom. The tour group we went with did an awesome BBQ.

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Thank Heidi M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach and the surrounding are beautiful. The islands host deer. monkeys, javelinas and miriads of birds. During the morning and until 3 PM lots of vessels will bring hundreds of people, so expect loud music, powerboats all over without much regulations and crowded snorkeling.

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Thank Oreste G
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip! I traveled with 2 of my best friends, we are 20, 21 and 23. We had a blast. We took the boat there from "bay island cruises." This company is the one to do it with, they are so fun and friendly, the staff was what made the experience, they offer free hotel... More 

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Thank Robert D
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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

We visited the island when we signed up for a snorkelling tour. There was one big rock we were allowed to snorkel around. Poor visibility when we were there an no fishes that did catch our interest. The island itself had a nice beach but it was not fun to pay 1 $ to use the special facility for people... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

My family and I (5 adults) chartered a boat/ captain and chef out of Pochote for a trip to Tortuga Island - fantastic. The duals names were Captain Toba and Chef Veronica. They made the trip to Tortuga Island fantastic. The snorkeling was good with relatively clear water (ebbing tide better than flooding tide), time on the beach enjoying the... More 

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Thank oxford2017
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Beautiful beach, good service, clean toilets, only a small negative thing: the sun bed's back keeps bouncing up, when we wanted it to lay down. It can be smart to bring swimming shoes because of the corals in the waterline. Perfect day at Tortuga Island!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

A beautiful day, very well organised. Snorkeling and other activities organised and catamaran boat tour.

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Thank 91maur081
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

This is a long day out. I travelled from San Jose and being the first pick-up left at 5.45am and went with Calyspso Cruises, see my review on them for full details of the day. On Tortuga Island you will get about four and a half hours. There are various water activities you can do or just laze on the... More 

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