See Thousands of Sea Turtles at Ostional National Park in Costa Rica

Here is how you can visit this magical place

The turtles that nest in Ostional, Costa Rica are called Olive Ridley Turtles.  These are the second smallest sea turtles in the world. 

Ostional is located just north of Nosara on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. 

Where is Ostional, Costa Rica?

The turtles come to shore to lay their eggs about once a month in large groups. The best time to experience this is usually in the autumn months. 

The Best Time to Visit

While the turtles are nesting, it is only possible to access the beach with a certified guide. This is to keep the turtles safe. 

How to Plan a Trip

During your turtle experience you will see lfemale turtles making their way out of the water, lmaking a hole, aying their eggs, covering the hole, and returning to the ocean. 

What You Can See

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