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A National Costa Rican treasure, this island jewel is a must see while visiting the Central Pacific!

Isla Tortuga (also written as Isla Tortugas) is the name given to an island in the Central American country of Costa Rica, which is located in the Gulf of Nicoya on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in front of the Curu Wildlife Refuge very close to the Peninsula of Nicoya. It is actually two small islands called Alcatraz and Tolinga. It is an important tourist attraction in that country, for its beaches and vegetation it is part of the Province of Puntarenas.

Isla Tortuga, named by native indigenous tribes for its turtle like shape, is an uninhabited tropical island.Experience the Costa Rican rainforest and wildlife, undisturbed by man made development or technology. Escape off the Pacific Coast to a picturesque island where you can experience the wildlife and tropical fauna in its most natural habitat.

Off the coast of the Nicoya Peninsula, situated a short 55 boat trip of bay island Cruises from Puntarenas, Isla Tortuga is home to a wide range of Costa Rican animals and plant life, including colourful birds, lizards, deer, dolphins, octopus, stingrays, angel fish, whales and more! Dive into the crystal clear waters and experience the colorful array of sea life below! Take an eco hike to the top of the green hills for a panoramic few of the Pacific Ocean.

Cruise along the scenic coastline of Costa Rica, and enjoy the abundance of marine life, beautiful sunsets and white sand beaches.

The tour includes: Free fruit punch, sodas, juices, fruits and mineral water, breakfast, lunch on the island, beach chairs, umbrellas and toys.

Additional 3 complementary activities (banana boat, Snorkeling, Eco Hike).

Pick up between 6:00am - 7:00am in all Hotels San José

8:30am- Arrive at Puntarenas Port and take the famous Catamarán Bay princess in route to the Pacific Ocean...ready to discover Turtle island?

9:30am- Arrive at Turtle island an enjoy 4 hours in this paradaise-

13.30pm- Lunch Time

15.:30pm- Leave, Finish the day in Turtle Island area and  everybody ready to come back to Puntarenas or your hotel in the pacific coast after enjoy a beautiful day.

20:00pm- Arrive a San Jose area.

Pickup and drop off in all Hotels San José and Liberia Guanacaste.




Bottle with water

Turtle Island Day Pass

Natural Drinks and Fruits

A/C Transportation

Naturalist Tour Guide

Beer or alcoholic beverages (available on the boat)

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Insect repellent
Waterproof Jacket
Walking tennis and extra clothes
Sunglasses, Cap or Hat
Camera or your cell phone is fine

A&E Tours Travel takes care of every detail and accommodation is essential for our clients, we use category 3 and 4 stars hotels in each place we visit

Yes, prior communication with our reservations department you can request the change, you should know that being another category will have an additional cost.

The groups range from 2 persons to 12, in high seasons there may be larger groups, however we try to ensure that the groups are not more than 12 persons, this allows the tour to be personalized for each member.

This tour does not include the entrance to the Tabacon Resort, because of its cost, some people prefer not pay for these and visit other Local Hot Springs.

Yes, A&E Tours Travel has other tours and activities in all the places our travelers visit, upon confirmation of availability you can practice, Kayak, Canoe, Snorkeling, Rappelling, Zipline or Coffee Tour.

Yes, some can only be changed and in others you have to pay an additional price for the change.

In the Pickup time, normally our staff will be between 10 to 15 minutes before departure, they will announce themselves at the hotel reception that will take you for your tour, they will kindly wait for the agreed time to arrive, you can take our minivan and continue with the route.
Due to vehicle traffic conditions or weather the pickup and drop off time may vary, so we ask all our clients to be punctual, if a client delays in leaving, they will be given a time of 20 minutes and the other clients will be notified about the delay.

In all our tours you will receive always fresh food carefully prepared so that you can enjoy Costa Rican cuisine, we offer the typical Casado for lunch, Gallo Pinto for breakfast, at dinner you can try other dishes selected for you; pizzas, pasta, seafood.

You can consume and taste natural drinks with fresh seasonal fruits which we recommend to delight your palate, if it is not to your liking, you can select a carbonated drink, Coffee and you can also consume them.

Yes, A&E Tours Travel will look for the best alternatives for your food near the places you will visit, your additional cost will be communicated by our reservations department, you only have to request it when making your reservation.