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ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

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ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

Does Samba still have an ATM? And are the turtles still between Luna and Ocean Terrace beaches for the month of December?

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1. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

We wanted to do the turtle release while we were at the Riu Palace earlier this week. Although we did ask the front desk staff to inquire about it for us, when we went back later that day they told that they weren't releasing turtles anymore.

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2. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

Yes the turtles are still being released in front of the Luna, I had the pleasure of releasing a turtle my self this past Sunday. Make sure you get there right before sunset

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3. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

Can you give me the specifics on the turtle release?

Where do you go, who do you see, how do you arrange this?

I am very interested in doing this in a couple of weeks and don't want to miss out because I go to the wrong place at the wrong time or ask the wrong person.....

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4. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

We participated in the turtle release just north of the Luna this week. I asked and they said they are still doing this almost daily this month.

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5. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

The sanctuary is just steps north of the Luna sales office. It is a fenced-in area in front of some new construction. First there is a very interesting presentation (6:00 pm) then , at dusk, you walk to the water to release the newly hatched turtles. The chance of predators getting the babies is less likely in the dark. The suggested donation is 25 pesos per person. Enjoy, this is a fascinating experience!

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6. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

1) Do you have to make any reservation to attend this presentation and Turtle release?

2) does this happen everyday or certain days ?

3) is there a website (from your presentation) that has all the info???

THANKS

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7. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

No reservation is necessary. I was told that they have turtles to release

"most" days at this time of year. The website is amamexico.org

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8. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

Where is the Luna? exactly? Is is close to the Rius or Sambas?

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9. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

See the following thread for a map of the location of the turtle release. For what it's worth, it's "Luma", not "Luna". And the turtle sanctuary is located on the property of Ocean Terrace, not Luma.

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g154267-i323-k4010…

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10. Re: ATM? /Turtle hatching still @

Thanks OT bound.

I though the spot was close to the Riu Palace. That's were we released last Dec.