Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is an offbeat, beach side village located 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. Puerto Viejo 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 Puerto Viejo, generally come for the famous surf and night life.

Located on the southern Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo 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).

We offer a wide variety of Puerto Viejo tours including 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 plenty of options for Puerto Viejo hotels. The Southern Caribbean is home to mostly small hotels and beach side bungalows, many of which do not have air conditioning or tv.

Entertainment is plentiful in Puerto Viejo. 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:

Restaurants:

  • Cafe Viejo
  • La Pecora Nera Restaurant
  • Soleluna Restaurant at Hotel Cariblue

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