Seeing turtles nesting or their eggs hatching in their natural environment is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that should not cannot miss. Follow licensed guides to specific, secluded beaches where these magnificent natural occurrences take place. You will be provided with a special light to see — and not disturb — the turtles. Of course, turtles are not always nesting. There are two seasons here in Guanacaste: the first is called Ostional and runs from September to December, when you will see the Green and Black Pacific turtles. The other season is Playa Minas, and is September to April,when you will see the Olive Ridley turtles.