The intimate boutique-style Manatus Hotel is is nestled between natural water canals and the Caribbean sea in the heart of the Tortuguero. It’s designed so guests will be able to get the best out of the natural surroundings, and located just five minutes from the nearby Tortuguero airport, 80km north of the city of Limon, or three hours from San Jose, followed by a two-hour boat trip along the Tortuguero canals.
The hotel offers 12 fully equipped, light and airy luxurious rooms, with high ceilings and generous windows, that provide a retreat after a hard day adventuring in the jungle. They’re tastefully decorated in soft pastel shades, with crisp white linens, stylish drapes and soft lighting to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. They’re fitted with air conditioning, cable TV, a mini bar, two queen beds and a private solarium.
Sit and relax at the hotel’s outdoor pool surrounded by lush gardens and overlooking the natural canals that run in front of the lodge. There’s plenty to do in the local area, including 11 habitats including rainforest and swampland to explore and learn about, and a beautiful lagoon. The hotel can arrange numerous adventure tours such as canal boat tours and trips to Tortuguero Village, as well as hiking expeditions. Let’s not forget the opportunity to watch the endangered green turtles hatch.
The hotel’s Ara Macaw restaurant serves an a la carte menu packed with delicious afro-Caribbean fusion, as well as traditional dishes. If you want to celebrate a fun day adventuring or share a romantic moment, the Morpho Bar serves delicious cocktails amid peaceful surroundings.