Visitors regularly use Tortuguero as a jumping off point for other journeys. Limon is home to numerous cultural and natural attractions. Guapiles and Siquirres are just two of the many other places worth seeing while you're in Limon.
Cartago, is another interesting place to discover. It is 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Tortuguero and offers a wide range of visitor attractions, including Turrialba Volcano National Park, Our Lady of the Angels Basilica and Parque Nacional Tapanti. Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu and Monumento Nacional Guayabo are other interesting attractions definitely worth visiting for those who have more time on their hands.
Get outdoors and make the most of Limon 's open-air markets.
Breathe deeply and feel your stresses melt away as you enjoy some of the area's more relaxing activities such as wildlife watching and bird watching.
Often, the most rewarding travel memories are to be found in local eating establishments. Jerk chicken and ron dom (coconut and seafood soup) are some popular regional treats for you to try.
Bridge the cultural divide by using some practical Spanish words and phrases. "¿Querría bailar conmigo?" ("Would you like to dance with me?") is a good one to know. And, for "This gentleman will pay for everything", you can learn how to say "Este caballero pagará por todo" Don't be shy, just give it a spin!
As your adventure finishes up, you'll be sure to bid Tortuguero a sad "Adiós"