Costa RicaCosta Rica

Tortuguero Services & Facilities

Restaurants, souvenir shops, art galleries and small grocery stores line the streets of Tortuguero village. While you'll be able to pick-up extra batteries, sunscreen, snacks, water and souvenirs, Tortuguero village is a relatively inaccessible area with limited services and facilities.

Tortuguero doesn't have any ATMs so make sure to bring enough cash for your stay.


Cell phone coverage is limited to Tortuguero village, although you will find coverage at some ecolodges. There aren't any payphones in Tortuguero.


Most hotels, hostels and ecolodges offer Wi-Fi or computers that connect to the internet.


Tortuguero doesn't have any banks or ATMs so make sure to bring enough cash for the duration of your stay. Many of Tortuguero's stores and gift shops accept credit and debit cards.

Gas Stations

There are no gas stations in Tortuguero as it is only accessible by boat or plane.

Medical Facilities

Tortuguero has a clinic with limited supplies. The nearest hospital is in Limon.

Post Office

There's no post office in Tortuguero, but many of the area's hotels can send letters and postcards for guests.

Tortuguero Travel Guide

Tortuguero Weather

Current Conditions

91°F (33°C) Partly sunny

Humidity: 58%

Wind: 7.46 miles per hour, ENE

15 day weather forecast >

Tortuguero Tides

Thursday, February 22, 2024
High $finalDate $tideHeightList.get(2).heightinfeet ft. ($tideHeightList.get(2).heightinmeters m.)

Two-week Tide Forecast >

Best Hotel Deals in Costa Rica!

Get up to 30% off Hotels & Resorts worldwide compared to other major booking sites like Expedia and Priceline with our exclusive pricing ...