Ostional Beach is in a Wildlife Refuge where development has not been as invasive as in many other beaches in the area. Ostional Turtle Lodge is a small family business. There are a total of 4 rooms with a common area, The Lodge is located by the mangroves of the Ostional river, it borders the Refuge and it is just a walk away from the main nesting/surfing beach.
The property merges with the protected area that stretches over three beaches and it is also part of a wider mangroves system. It is surrounded by the penninsula's dry primary forest, a great spot for bird watching, easy to see iguanas, monkeys and crabs.