Mawamba Lodge

Category: moderate
Style: lodge

Mawamba Lodge is located on a sand bar between Tortuguero Lagoon and the primitive beaches of the Caribbean. This is a truly unbeatable location for guests interested in Tortuguero National Park – it has direct access to the canals, and the beach is just steps away.

Mawamba Lodge aerial view

The lodge offers 54 comfortable standard rooms and 4 superior rooms, a private dock on the canals, 2 family style restaurants and swimming pool with bar.

Mawamba Lodge Activities

Mawamba Lodge kayaking

Mawamba lodge is a good base for exploring Tortuguero National Park’s slow moving jungle canals and tropical lowland forest. Mawamba offers a variety of tours to the canals of the National Park, turtle nesting observation, hikes into the lush rain forest of the area, kayaking, bird watching and night tours. In Tortuguero, you are only minutes away from world-class tarpon and snook fishing.

Mawamba Amenities

Mawamba Lodge pool area

Guests truly can’t go wrong with a visit to Mawamba Lodge! It’s an incomparable location for guests interested in wildlife-watching, birding, or exploring. For those who want a little less activity (or need a break from the hiking), Mawamba offers a variety of amenities to improve the stay. The direct beach access is perfect for days to relax, and the swimming pool and whirlpool are great for a refreshing dip. Enjoy both local and international cuisine at the two restaurants: the Mawamba restaurant and the Katonga floating restaurant. You’ll find Foosball, pool, a volleyball sand court, and more.

Mawamba Lodge Rooms

Mawamba Lodge standard room porch

Mawamba Lodge standard room porch

All rooms at the Mawamba Lodge have views of the gardens, ceiling fan, complimentary safe box, daily maid service, and private bathroom. Hair dryer available upon request. Rooms are nonsmoking and built to accentuate the sounds of nature. There is no air-conditioning, TV, or radio in the rooms.

Mawamba Lodge standard room with one double & one single bed

Standard Room with one double & one single bed

The 54 Standard Rooms at Mawamba Lodge contain one double bed and one single bed, or three single beds.

Mawamba standard superior room

Superior Room

The 4 Superior Rooms are independent, private bungalows. They contain one King-size bed, a ceiling fan, views of the canals, a complimentary safe box, and a larger bathroom with a show and tub. This is a great choice for honeymooners!