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La Flor Beach Natural Reserve

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Baby turtles at La Flor beach

Be sure you book a private tour with Irvin Chévez to Playa La Flor in Nicaragua. See e-mail address... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Tim v
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Turtles the Main Attraction

We showed up quite by accident and made our way to the government house where they had several... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Be sure you book a private tour with Irvin Chévez to Playa La Flor in Nicaragua. See e-mail address below. We spotted a nest of 68 baby turtles coming out at night. And we were the only one. Irvin was so excited, even though he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tim v
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We showed up quite by accident and made our way to the government house where they had several groups of Turtles waiting to be released later on that evening. We were asked if we wanted to release the turtles around 5 which was amazing. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

What a wonderful experience visiting La Flor with skies so clear, every little star so visible, sound of the waves hitting the sand, and turtles approaching the beach ready to lay their eggs. Their effort to protect their eggs is admirable. Before the mother turtles...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Ruth V
Reviewed 22 May 2018

My husband and I have been here twice and each time was so worth it. We got to see baby turtles at the station both times.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I had to write this review after what I just experienced: yesterday I had the wonderful occasion of sighting a large amount (40?50?) of turtles laying their eggs on the superb beach at La Flor. Such a precious moment! Decided to return this morning, only...More

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank Isabellarina
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Irvin Chevez is a great tour guide to experience the turtles. He is knowledgeable about the turtles and answered all my questions. His passion to educate comes through and he is tuned into providing the best all around experience from the nature to the wildlife...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Jason A
Reviewed 4 February 2018

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 their best to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank c a
Reviewed 17 January 2018

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 pools and a starfish!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Josiesylvia
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We drove here on our own on a day trip from Granada. We didn't have a 4 wheel drive, and although the last 10 kilometers were dirt, the road wasn't bad. The caretaker didn't speak English, but he showed us baskets full of active baby...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Seeing the turtles was awesome. There were so many laying eggs when we went. My problem was with the way things are run. Tour guides let the tourists walk around and some of the tourists are just ridiculous. They get in the way and right...More

Date of experience: November 2017
5  Thank LJ_Can
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3 January 2019|
Response from rositacastro |
Write to chevez guia nic @ gmail . Com
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17 August 2018|
Response from rositacastro |
It's possible to see turtles to lay on December because the season is from July to January. You can contact to Irvin Chévez the best guide in La Flor chevezguianic@ gmail. com, he offers transport too.
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