• Mawamba Lodge, Costa Rica

about Mawamba Lodge, Caribbean Coast

about Mawamba Lodge, Caribbean Coast

This exotic lodge in the north east area of the Caribbean coast is positioned on a sand bar between the Caribbean Sea and the Tortuguero Canals, with spectacular views over both. Surrounded by lush rainforest, the lodge has great access to both the ocean and the canals from within an amazing ecosystem.

Mawamba Lodge detail


A rustic and adventurous beach front lodge, with a real jungle feel and fantastic facilities.


This 15 acre property on the beach front is on the north east of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, surrounded by lush rainforest with direct access to the beach and canals.

Accommodation & Facilities

Within the Mawamba Lodge there are 54 standard rooms and 4 Standard Superior Rooms, which have been added for that extra luxurious touch and a more secluded and romantic ambience. All rooms have private bathrooms, yet the superior rooms have that added something, with more space and huge luxury bathrooms. Rooms all have ceiling fans, a safety box and hot water with very comfortable bedding and great natural ventilation.

On the lodge grounds there is a frog farm, iguana farm and 2 butterfly farms, as well as an aquarium, souvenir shop and relaxing ranchos with hammocks. The swimming pool also comes with a Jacuzzi, this area also protects the red eyed frog, and there are 2 docks on the canals as well as a sand volleyball court and conference room.


The restaurant serves cuisine buffet style, serving local and international cuisine. There is soon to be a floating boat restaurant where you will be able to dine whilst navigating the main canal.


Within Mawamba Park you can learn about the local species of frog, iguana and butterflies in the farms, all surrounded by tropical rainforest. For those who wish to explore Tortuguero National Park, you can only do so via boat, here you will find over 300 different bird species, monkeys, crocodiles and iguanas within the lush vegetation. Between July and September the Green Sea Turtles come to Tortuguero National Park to lay there eggs on the beach – a unique and unforgettable experience.

The lodge is happy to arrange all tours as a package during your stay, so everything is arranged for you. There are also Jungle Kayaking adventure packages for those who want to quietly meander through this spectacular location, exploring the natural wonders of Tortuguero.

Additionally there are fishing tours, sunset tours, twilight walking tours and early morning tours with local guides who will share their knowledge of the local flora and fauna.

Child Policy

Children are welcome.

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