Tortuguero, Costa Rica, or (Land of turtles)
The beaches of Tortuguero National Park are a special site for nesting sea turtles such as the Greens and Leatherback turtles.
Climate.Its climate is humid; annual rainfall reaches 6000 mm in the northern part of the park. It is one of the wettest areas of the country. There is no dry season, but usually rains less in February, March and October.
Flora and faunaThe Tortuguero National Park is also home to an incredible biodiversity of insects, resident and migratory birds, and mammals, including jaguars and four species of monkeys, frogs, iguanas, fish, crocodiles, manatees, pumas and many other species of animals.
The small town, which can only be reached by boat or plane, remains almost entirely by ecotourism. The population is estimated at around 1200-1600.