Tortuguero, Costa Rica is located on the eastern shore of the country along the Caribbean Sea coast. The area is home to an amazing variety of animals. Canals wind their way through Tortuguero National Park and a tour on these waterways provides a glimpse of some beautiful land creatures. The dense trees are good camouflage for animals seeking a quiet home. However, with a great guide and quiet patience, you can see some incredible things.Tortuguero’s coast is also a popular breeding site for Sea Turtles. Every year, thousands of turtles venture to Tortuguero to breed and build nests for their eggs. Later, little turtle hatchlings make a precarious journey to the nearby Caribbean Sea.Getting to Tortuguero is not easy – you must take a boat for the final leg of the trip or fly to a small airfield. However, the exciting journey is part of the fun and the destination is definitely worth the effort!