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Tortuga

(tōrto͞o`gä) [Span.,=turtle], island, c.70 sq mi (180 sq km), off N Haiti. It was a notorious rendezvous of pirates in the 17th cent. It is called Île de la Tortue by the Haitians.

Tortuga

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)
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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.