Hatchling Releases take place December 8 - April at
"Tortugueros Las Playitas" (on Google maps)
will be releases every day from December 8 - Jan 30 at sunset (about 5:30pm). Then most days in February (6:00),
and sporadically during March-April (at 6pm). For more info on Hatchling
Release please "Like" us on facebook. (Tortugueros Las Playitas)
Then, you will receive the notices in your newsfeed.
or you can visit this site to view the live data stream at the top of the page.
Health and Safety Protocols
This year due to COVID 19
visitors will not be allowed in the turtle camp. Visitors can observe the releases from a six foot distance as long as beaches
We have added educational signs to replace our informative speeches.
We request that visitors wear masks while observing the releases from a healthy distance..
Directions to the Hatchling Release site:
The Turtle Camp is located between Calle Mangos and Camino Internacional on the beach.
From Centro, take Topete to the "Otra Lado." Turn left on Horizonte,
pass school, then bear Right on Camino a Las Playitas. Travel about 1.5 miles and rurn left on Camino International (toward
ocean). Veer left at fork, then take it all the way untill you reach the dunes and turn left, and you will see the parking
Hatchling Releases are open to the public and free of charge. Hope to see you there!