La Baula Lodge

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on La Baula Lodge


Located on the riverbank of Tortuguero, Costa Rica, builded in the early 80´s, La baula Lodge is a rustic lodge surrounded by lush jungles. This eco lodge is owned and managed by a local family, The Valverde Family, who originally hails from Monteverde. La Baula Lodge is the ideal choice for the people who are looking for a tranquil and picturesque escape with lovely views and fine amenities. In this place travelers will be able to explore the wildlife including howler monkeys, sloth, toucans, spider monkeys, parrots, trogons and other colorful tropical creatures. 


The Lodge is focused on the respect, protection and conservation of the environment and of the flora and fauna of the area. It features an authentic Caribbean style, painted with bright colors that represents the culture of the area. In this lodge you will find a lush and exotic gardens, a restaurant, swimming pool and bar area. You will also enjoy the facilities of laundry service, experienced guides, comfortable rooms with all the necessary amenities and if you want to be connected with the outer world, there is also WiFi internet access. 

How to reach the Lodge:

La-Baula-LodgeFor reaching the lodge there are several ways. You can choose between the cheapest and longest trip or the shortest and a little more expensive one. You can rent a car if you want to drive or can go by air which is the easiest and fastest way to get to Tortuguero. If you are running short of time or for 1 night visit, going by air is the best way. You can also go by public transportation which is one of the most entertaining and likeable ways to make the trip. It is the cheapest but the longest way to get to Tortuguero. When you will reach tortuguero village, you will have to take a water taxi at the same place where the public boat drops you off and within 3 minutes you will reach the La Baula Lodge. 

Rooms at La Baula Lodge:

La Baula Lodge offers extremely clean, airy and quite comfortable room with basic simple facilities. There are 45 standard rooms with basic amenities like ceiling fans, private bathroom with hot water supply, reading lamps and terraces. Wall of the rooms are painted with strong and bright colors which is very common in the caribbean area. There are private bathroom in all the rooms and those bathrooms a hot water showers.  

The Restaurant:

The restaurant of La Baula Lodge has a lovely set up with a great staff. It offers delicious meals including a wonderful buffet of Caribbean style cuisines and other regional dishes. There is also a bar that offers various kinds of exotic beverages. While taking your dinner you will also enjoy live music.


La Baula Lodge

Location:  Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8951 8951