La Flor Beach Natural Reserve, San Juan del Sur

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  • We were picked up at our hotel after sunset, 1 hr drive to the site, and about an hour visiting there. Remember to take a red head lamp so as not to bother the turtles. It is nice that they are doing ...  more »
  • After about 20 km of roads and rutted tracks from San Juan Del Sul, we finally at the entrance to this beach Coco, privileged place for spawning of sea turtles breed Olive Ridley. It is a place to visit at night in principle, but disliking lead, we just visit in the afternoon. The entrance, guarded by soldiers stalking the traffickers of eggs and turtles, is paying 200 córdobas / per. (approx. €6 which is expensive for the country) We are accompanied a very cordial guide and scholar in his areas of turtles. The night before our visit, it was "harvested" hundreds of turtles. On this beautiful beach, little visitor and we are very relaxed. And the search for nests begins...; It takes the eye of our guide to see the spawning areas. And it made us discover 8 nests, digging, to about 20 cm, we discover these things just out of their shell (the eggs have been laid several weeks previously and sand served as an incubator. These babies are already full of life and vigor, ready to find the ocean. Only approx. 2% will remain alive after their release. Very nice, very rewarding experience. Regret only for not being able to extend our trip, in fact, according to the full moon, 15 to 20,000 turtles married will come ^ nest on this beach (amazing)
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  • I absolutely loved this place! We went on a hike through the trees to the edge of the cliffs on the beach. Saw lots of birds and some cattle. Then saw lots of sea urchins and little fish in the rock p...  more »

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