Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo

A quaint seaside town on the Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo is known for the vivid mix of cultures, electrifying nightlife, thrilling surfs and golden beaches, a surfer’s paradise.
Inhabitants/size: 2500
Province: Limón


While Costa Rica is famed for its green initiatives and protecting nature and the environment, Puerto Viejo can be safely called the ‘greenest’ part of Costa Rica with is leading efforts at recycling and preserving wildlife and habitat. A melting pot of cultures with a unique blend of Latino, Afro-Caribbean and Bribri indigenous cultures, it’s a lively place to have a fun relaxing vacation. This beach lover’s paradise can be found in Limon province on the shores of the Caribbean Sea. This lively seaside town alluring flora and fauna, captivates the eye of tourist from across the globe with its clear blue waters, untouched beaches, and amazing surfs. Shooting up the charts of becoming one of Costa Rica’s best tourist destinations, seasoned international surfers are drawn to its shore.

With a vivid range of bars, discos and restaurants as well as hotels and resorts at reasonable prices dotting the area, there are also a good selection of shopping outlets to splurge on some unique Costa Rican merchandise. Warm sandy beaches, thick tropical forests and a broad variety of attractions to visit, it gives you some the best holiday experiences in Costa Rica. Salsa Brava beach a stone throw from the town, is a surfing hotspot, where its strong rip current makes it perfect for experts who are looking for that blood pumping adrenaline rush. White water rafting on the Pacuare river is also an option of adrenaline junkies. If the waves are not to your fancy, try snorkeling, diving, mountain biking, horseback riding, kayaking or boogie boarding. For the less adventurous traveler this laidback town has many calmer and quite beaches for you go beach hopping. Relax under the shade of the palm groves or take a refreshing swim in the Caribbean Sea, making it the ultimate Caribbean experience. Choose between the white sandy beaches like Playa Cocles, Playa Chiquita, Playa Blanca and Playa Vargas inside Cahuita National Park and the black sand beach, Playa Negra.

Puerto Viejo is also famed for its chocolate tours, which takes you through cacao farms and learn how they grow cacao trees, process the cocoa bean and make chocolate. Of course, you get to sample as well. Visit some of the indigenous communities and take a peak at how they go about their daily lives. Explore the protected Cahuita National Park and Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge where you can be one with nature a see the beauty of Costa Rica’s natural wildlife ranging from all types of birds, mammals and reptiles. This is a great opportunity to go bird watching a take in the sights and sounds of the surreal birds of the Caribbean. 


ATV Tour

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2-6 Hours
$ 75 / Person

Hiking and Trekking tour

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1-6 hours
$ 55 / Person

Horseback riding

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2-3 Hours
$ 55 / Person

Mountain biking

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1-4 hours depending on trails
$ 80 / Person

Scuba Diving

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4 Hours
$ 65 / Person
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Sloth tour

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2-3 Hours
$ 60 / Person

Snorkeling Tours

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2-3 Hours
$ 50 / Person

Stand up paddle board

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2 Hours
$ 65 / Person

Surf lessons

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2 Hours
$ 55 / Person

Turtle nesting tour

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4 hours
$ 83 / Person

Waterfall tour

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2 hours
$ 55 / Person

White water rafting

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3-6 hours
$ 75 / Person

Canopy Zip-Line

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2 Hours
$ 55 / Person


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2-8 Hours
$ 35 / Person

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