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Tor·tu·ga

 (tôr-to͞o′gə)
An island in the West Indies off northern Haiti. It was a pirate refuge in the 1600s.

Tortuga

(tɔːˈtuːɡə)
n
(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, off the NW coast of Haiti: haunt of pirates in the 17th century. Area: 180 sq km (70 sq miles). French name: La Tortue

Tor•tu•ga

(tɔrˈtu gə)

n.
an island off the N coast of and belonging to Haiti: formerly a pirate stronghold. 70 sq. mi. (180 sq. km).
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to build a $70 million pier and facility on Tortuga Island.
Seven-day sailings on Wind Star roundtrip from Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica visit San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua; Playas del Coco, Quepos, Bahia Drake, Curu, and Tortuga Island, Costa Rica.
The itinerary also includes special treats such as a sunset yoga session on the beach; enjoying the therapeutic effects of the Tabacon hot springs; a Tico cooking class; a painting lesson at the CASEM, a thriving artistsO community founded by women; visits to working coffee and sugar plantations; a boat ride on Lake Arena; a ferry ride to Tambor; and a cruise around Tortuga Island.
Tortuga Island, located off the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, is a great place to relax, swim and catch some sun.
Tourists who come to hike the hacienda's seventeen trails or kayak out to nearby Tortuga Island help fund Curu's conservation education program, attended by children from seventeen regional schools.
In about 2 hours, you reach Tortuga Island, a fantasy complete with coconut palms, white coral sand, and buoyant 72[deg] water that's ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Seven-day sailing on Wind Star roundtrip from Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica departs December 24, 2011, and visits San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua; Playas del Coco, Costa Rica; Quepos, Costa Rica; Bahia Drake, Costa Rica; Curu, Costa Rica; and Tortuga Island, Costa Rica.
Cruises depart from Puerto Caldera and visit San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua as well as a variety of ports in Costa Rica: Playas del Coco, Quepos, Bahia Drake, Curu and Tortuga Island.
Wind Star's 7-day holiday and New Year's cruises sail roundtrip from Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica and visit San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and the Costa Rican ports of Playas del Coco, Quepos, Bahia Drake, Curu and Tortuga Island.
The Ola Esmeralda ship with capacity for 474 people will travel La Tortuga Island, Margarita and the archipelago Los Roques.