The Tortuga functions as a floating
hotel with seven guest cabins that accommodate two anglers each.
A beautiful shot at the Tortuga while
the sun setting in the ocean from opposite direction.
There are plenty of rod racks as well
as good facilities for washing and cleaning your tackle after a day of
On the lower level you will find our
large air conditioned dining room along with both a foredeck and
chairs and tables that are perfect for setting up your tackle, tying
flies or relaxing after a day of fishing.
Avalon refurbished the Tortuga again
in 2008 this was a major rebuild with a total cost of 1.5 million Usd.
The guest cabins on the upper level all have their own bathroom with
sink and toilet and a good shower
with plenty of hot water.
Guest cabin with double bed for couples.
Each cabin has its own easily adjustable air-conditioning system.
Relaxing deck with sun cover and
protection when needed. This foredeck is everyone’s favorite place to
appetizers like pizza and your favorite beverage before dinner. A great
spot to kick back, and relax, enjoy that
perfect mojito, or smoke a great Cuban cigar while swapping tales of the
Floating hotel Tortuga powerful
highlighted by the Caribbean sunset. Electricity on board is
generators located on a small island nearby and is available twenty-four
hours a day.
A nice picture taken when the sunset
show all it's power on the steel of Tortuga
The sun set extremely fast, so once it started
you want to enjoy every single minute of it!
The Tortuga is a massive, steel
houseboat that is permanently secured in a small, protected channel of a
so that it never moves, regardless of bad weather or wind. It is
extremely stable and levelled at all times so there is
never any chance of guests getting seasick.
Staff and chefs
Happy faces at the dinner table...
Beverages are available on board include bottled water, Mineral and
various soft drinks, beer, rum and excellent wines. If you prefer liquor
other than rum, you can bring
this with you and our bartender will have whatever mixers you need.
Fresh fish and lobster
Fresh salad and lobster
Dining on board combines the flair of
the best Continental Italian cuisine, wonderful fresh seafood every day
and traditional Cuban favorites like rice and beans, black bean soup and
One of the nice ladies from the staff
waiting for you with the traditional Cuba mojito after fishing
use your laptop in our dining
room at any time or in the cabins using our Avalon Hot Spot network
long as you have wireless capability
with your laptop or other device.
There are many outlets on board that provide both 110 and 220V. There is a
satellite Wireless connection making
communication with the outside world easy and is free for our guests.
Guest cabin for men
When you lucky you can enjoy a visit
from Franco after sunset
pictures by Hans and Ina van Klinken