Cahuita is an offbeat, beach side village located just north of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, in the Province of Limon on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The village is famous for it’s laid back surfer – rasta – hippie vibe. Cahuita offers travelers beautiful palm studded beaches and excellent snorkeling, swimming, and surfing right in front of the town center. The small village is comprised mostly of bungalow hotels, restaurants, bars, and surf shops. Tourists that visit Cahuita, generally come to visit Cahuita National Park, the famous surf and night life.

Located on the southern Caribbean coast, Cahuita offers a relatively wet climate. Unlike the rest of the country, the Caribbean side of Costa Rica does not experience a dramatic wet and dry season. The rainfall is generally distributed throughout the year, though certain months are wetter than others. The best weather on the Caribbean can be experienced in the months of February, March, September, and October. (though it can rain at any given time).

Available Cahuita tours include horseback riding, ATV riding, dolphin watching, coastal kayaking, whitewater rafting, and many other activities. There is also a variety of tours such as Tortuguero National Park, sea turtle nesting tours, Tortuguero canal tours and sportfishing package.

There are many Cahuita hotel options. The Southern Caribbean is home to mostly small hotels and beach side bungalows all of which can be included in your Costa Rica vacation package.

Entertainment is plentiful in Cahuita. This area is bursting with tourist geared activities including day spas, restaurants, bars, dancing, internet cafes, surfing, and souvenir shops. The following is a small percentage of the local businesses that we recommend:

  • Restaurant Cha Cha
  • Restaurant Roberto
  • Restaurant Relax
  • BluSpirit Restaurant
  • Restaurant Chao’s Paradise
  • Cafe del Parquecito
  • Restaurant Caribbean Flavour
  • Restaurante Tranquilo
  • Coco’s
  • Reggae Bar & Restaurant

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