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Tortuguero National Park
"Meet your guide upon pickup from your San Jose hotel and stop for breakfast at Rancho Roberto's in Guapiles. After your meal you'll travel through the Braulio Carrillo National Park one of Costa Rica’s largest national parks. Pass numerous rivers waterfalls and mountains covered in dense forests on your drive until you reach a banana plantation. Here board a boat and set sail for Tortuguero National Park. Since there are no roads to the park from Tortuguero village access to the vast network of freshwater lagoons and creeks is by boat. Ride for approximately one hour to reach the canals and keep an eye out for all kind of birds in the lush vegetation along the way.Tortuguero
From $108.00
 
Day Trip to Tortuguero National Park from San Jose
"Your tour departs from San Jose and from there you will head towards the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park accompanied by your bilingual guide. Drive past the lush serenity of the coffee plantations along slopes sheltered by thick clo your next stop is the Banana Plantation where the fruit is processed and exported. The fun continues as you leave the bus and your tour takes you on a exciting boat trip into the jungles of Tortuguero National Park.  After a hearty buff take a walk through the village of Tortuguero and get to know the villagers and the history of the area before your return to San Jose in the mid-afternoon with a rest stop along the way.""""It's time to be adventurous! Come and explore the rain forest covering over 29000 hectares. Tortuguero is one of the main nesting sites of the Chelonia Midas the endangered green sea turtle.  Home to a wide variety of wildlife
From $120.00
 
Shore Excursion: Limon Highlights Tour
"After pick up from your cruise port you will make a fruit stand stop where your local guide will provide information about cocoa and coffee. You will also be tasting some of the delicious fruits of the Caribbean.You will visit Playa Bonita which is located about 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Puerto Limón. You will also make a stop at a local restaurant where you can get some of the best Caribbean and international food (own expense).Last climb aboard a covered jungle boat for a leisurely cruise through the jungle canal. Tortuguero is often called ""The Amazon of Central America"" because of its canals and abundance of wildlife; 5% of the world's wildlife is found in Tortuguero.""""This tour offers you some of the best of what Port Limon has to offer. Make a stop at a local fruit stand
From $57.00

More Things to Do in Isla de San Andrés

La Loma

La Loma is a little town in the central hilly region of San Andrés where traditional island life continues. It's where the natives (Raizal people) live. The Raizales are a Protestant Afro-Caribbean...
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mircaskirca
May 23, 2009

San Luis

Visitors seeking a quiet alternative to the tourist-focused capital of San Andrés will enjoy San Luis. Located on the island's east coast, the so-called town has no centre and is in fact just a small...
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mircaskirca
May 23, 2009

West View - La Piscinita

If you like snorkeling, don't miss the west coast of San Andrés. I think it's the best spot on the island to snorkel. Make sure to stop by West View at La Piscinita, a natural pool formed by island...
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May 21, 2009

Johnny Cay

Johnny Cay, sometimes called Islote Sucre, is the nearest small island to San Andrés and the most beautiful. It's a joyful place with coconut palms, famous for its calypso, reggae and socca music as...
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mircaskirca
May 20, 2009

Haynes Cay

A tiny layer of water (only about 60 m) separates Haynes Cay from Acuario so you can walk there on foot. Dense thickets of coconut trees provide plenty of shade not far from Acuario. This pretty,...
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May 17, 2009

Acuario

Acuario is a sandbank surrounded by shallow and calm water with the abundance of fishes that swim around you. The snorkeling here is very nice. If you forget to bring your snorkeling gear you can rent...
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mircaskirca
May 17, 2009
 
 
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Boat Excursion to the Nearby Islets

Visiting the nearby islets is one of the most popular things to do on the island. Numerous small independent tour companies offer boat excursions, most of them depart from San Andrés town. As I was...
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May 17, 2009

San Andrés Town

San Andrés town lies on the island's northern tip and is surrounded by beaches and packed with hotels, restaurants and shops lining the waterfront. It is the main town, commercial and administrative...
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May 16, 2009

First Emanuel Baptist Church

The only thing on the tour that we actually saw was this church which was founded in 1844 and which the cab driver was very proud of. He said the wood was brought by horses to construct it. It was...
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grandmaR
Mar 04, 2009

Morgan's Cave

One of the things we were supposed to visit was Morgan's Cave. In common with other Caribbean islands, these islands were visited often by pirates. Between 1670 and 1689, the English corsair (Henry...
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grandmaR
Mar 04, 2009

El Acuario

El Acuario is just a sand bar in the middle of nowhere, near Haines cay (you can walk your way through waist-deep water, there) with three casitas that act as overpriced bars and restaurants and a...
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call_me_rhia
Aug 11, 2008

Johnny Cay

Johnny Cay is a small island right off the main beach of El Centro, about 10 minutes by boat... It's a very popular destination (because of its beauty) but it can often get quite crowded, hence taking...
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call_me_rhia
Aug 11, 2008

Haines Cay

Haines Cay is a small corner of tropical heaven... you can reach it by boat from El Centro and it's a tiny lovely island with two restaurants. There's no beach but the setting is superb. The best way...
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call_me_rhia
Aug 11, 2008

Rocky Cay

Rocky Cay, in my opinion, is the best beach oll over San Andrès. The cay is a small rocky island that you can reach from the beach by wading though shallow waters. Just follow the strip of light green...
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call_me_rhia
Aug 11, 2008

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"What Happens in San Andres, Stays in San Andres!!"
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"Island with no Overflights"
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"Isla de San Andres, Caribbean Colombia"
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