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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located between the Caribbean Sea and the canals of Tortuguero National Park, Mawamba Lodge is accessible by boat or plane only. It offers spacious rooms and features an outdoor pool and an on-site restaurant featuring local and international a la carte menu. Breakfast is included in rate and is also served a la carte.

The front desk can assist in reservations for boat tours, kayaking, and canoe trips. Walking tours are available to Cerro Tortuguero and night walks. During turtle nesting season (July to October) night tours are arranged.

Each rustic room here features wooden décor and comes equipped with a seating area and a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. They also include a private balcony with a hammock and rocking chairs.

At Mawamba Lodge you will find an outdoor swimming pool. Lush tropical gardens and direct beach access for leisurely walks.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Mawamba Lodge has been welcoming guests since May 10, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)


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4 reasons to choose Mawamba Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Tortuguero Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    0 feet from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Tortuguero National Park
    1.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Buddha Cafe
    0.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Tortuguero Hill
    1.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Tortuguero Beach
    0 feet
Closest Airports
  • Tortuguero Airport
    1.3 miles
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport
    59.6 miles
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    61 miles
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Restaurant #1

    Food: Latin American

    Restaurant #2

    Food: Latin American

Amenities of Mawamba Lodge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


6:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 9:00 PM and 5:30 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Access is only by boat or by plane. Due to this location, a combination of land transportation and boat ride is required to get to Mawamba Lodge,

The Lodge offers daily boat transfers from the dock in Guapiles at an additional cost. Otherwise guests may arrange their own boat transportation but should let Mawamba Lodge their expected arrival time at least 3 days before arrival. Please contact the property to confirm your transportation method and inquire about any additional information.
Please note that the reception is closed from 20:00 until 05:30. It is not possible to check in outside the normal reception opening times


In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Mawamba Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Mawamba Lodge

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Mawamba Lodge.

  • Guests staying at Mawamba Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mawamba Lodge by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 5min

  • Yes, Mawamba Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Mawamba Lodge is 1.3 miles from the center of Tortuguero.

  • Check-in at Mawamba Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Mawamba Lodge include:

    • Double

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Mawamba Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Mawamba Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • Mawamba Lodge has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant