On the Pacific coast, Playa Grande is the kingdom of giant turtles, and from November to March, you can see them come to the beach to lay eggs.
This beach is the biggest nesting place in the Pacific for leatherback turtles.© 123 RF
The turtles gather on the beach at night to lay eggs during the rising tide.© 123 RF
Five of the world's seven species of sea turtles regularly come to nest on Costa Rica's beaches.© 123 RF
The incubation period of leatherback sea turtles is 60 days. Hatching takes place at night, when the turtles are guided by the bright reflection of the moon.© 123 RF
Turtles live to be around one hundred years old. Projects aimed at protecting turtles endangered by humans are being led in the Costa Rica.© 123 RF