Visiting Tortuga Island

Isla Tortuga is a beautiful tropical island located in the province of Puntarenas Norte. A favorite destination of many tourists, cruises are very popular for those who wish to visit the island from other cities in the country.
This tranquil island is located right on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, home to several Costa Rican indigenous peoples, beautiful pristine beaches and impressive nature reserves as well as wildlife refuges.

Many tour operators can take travelers to Tortuga Island from cities such as Jacó or Puntarenas. These trips, usually last about 90 minutes, with impressive views and total closeness to the marine flora and fauna found in Costa Rica. Upon arrival to the island, visitors can spend the day enjoying a variety of recreational activities, such as swimming, hiking in the mountains, playing beach volleyball, or just relax and sunbathe on the shore and other activities.
By spending some time on Tortuga Island, visitors will have the opportunity to experience life far from the bustling city and really connect with their natural surroundings. The island is only a short trip away from the mainland, so a trip to Tortuga Island can be the perfect way for tourists to spend an extraordinary and unforgettable journey and a day under the sun.

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Visiting Tortuga Island