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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toucan and Tarpon is very rustic, think dorm room with no hot water. However Ever and his wife are lovely and very accommodating. We went to sleep and woke up to the sounds of the jungle, birds, monkeys, frogs and even a cow from a neighboring farm which ventured over one night . A troop of spider monkeys and a... More 

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Bromley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of four stayed here for 3 nights in July and we loved it. There are many animals in the grounds alone and we enjoyed the night hike with Ever. The success of the place is mainly down to Ever who is happy to sort out trips, restaurant bookings and ferry you across to the town of Tortuguero. Our... More 

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Groningen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a very nice stay at Toucan and Tarpon. The man who was in charge over there, Even, was very nice and he and his wife made an excellent breakfast. The whole stay was a back to nature experience with all the sounds of the jungle . We have done a trip with a guide at the opposite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in June 2016. The staff are so welcoming and helpful with all aspects of our visit, organising tours and pointing out all of the wildlife around the cabins. The lodge is basic, consisting of 3 small cabins and one large cabin plus a kitchen (which guests can use to self cater) and a hammocked... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at Toucan & Tarpon and had a great time! Our children, 6 and 9, were a bit hesitant as it really is a jungle lodge (no AC and bunk beds)! I knew that going in and thought it would be a nice change of scenery for our city kids!! They ended up loving it! We could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

My family spent two nights at Toucan Tarpon and loved it. They have three rustic Eco cabins across the river from mainland Tortuguero. We saw sloths and monkeys on the property. We loved falling asleep to the loud sounds of wildlife. Ever, the property manager, was friendly and booked all our excursions for us. Castor is the guy to canoe... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Located across the river from Tortuguero, Toucan & Tarpon is a great location to see reptiles, birds, bugs and monkeys; and it only cost $2 per person for a water taxi to the town. Sue and Ever were great hosts. I would highly recommend taking a night tour with Ever. We saw snakes, frogs, insects, racoons and an armadillo. The... More 

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Situated across the river from the main town area, this was the place for me. There is wildlife galore here and after a 3 night stay I had a sightings list as long as my arm. Sue and Ever are great hosts and use scraps from the kitchen to draw the wildlife in. You are constantly surrounded by nature from... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

If you love nature, this is definitely a perfect place to stay! Located only a short boat ride from the village. You fall asleep to the sounds of the jungle: frogs, cicadas and birds. In the morning you wake up to the sounds a troop of howler monkeys! We saw monkeys, macaws, aracaris, montezuma oropendolas, caimans, many species of frogs,... More 

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Lier, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We had a great stay at Toucan & Tarpon. Sleeping in a cabin in the jungle was a great experience. You go to sleep with the sounds of the jungle and you wake up with them. It's on the other side of the river, across from Tortuguero village which makes that the noise of the music bar doesn't reach there.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer nightly and long-term stays and also fishing packages (we owned & operated a fishing lodge in Canada's remote north for 18 years), and can arrange travel to Tortuguero from San Jose, as well as jungle and turtle tours with local guides. We are two minutes from the village centre yet completely removed from the hustle of village life. We offer a true jungle experience. We have a small yoga studio (the only one in Tortuguero), and a canoe to borrow (and which we use, with motor, for fully-guided river tours/fishing on a budget). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Toucan & Tarpon

Address: Across From the Village, Tortuguero 10001, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: $54 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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