Travel Experta’s Interesting Facts – Puerto Viejo in the South Caribbean Region of Costa Rica

This is a bohemian town in the Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast where bare feet, eco friendliness, good surf breaks, kids, reggae, exotic jewelry, wild horses and ethnic restaurants co-exist. So get ready to experience pure tranquility in Puerto Viejo!

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So Much To See

….* Explore miles of black and white sanded beaches
….* Horseback ride along the beach
….* Cahuita National Park is surrounded by iguanas and sloths.
….* Bird watching

So Much To Do

….* See one or many of the 35 coral reef species of the area.
….* Sign up for a chocolate farm tour.
….* Bike around town and go to Manzanillo while stopping at markets and fun beach spots.
….* Surf in one of its great breaks.

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Did You Know?

You will find a population formed by an eclectic mixture of Afro Caribbean cultures, Europeans, indigenous Costa Ricans and many other nationalities. Here you can listen and express all sorts of points of view, they will be welcome. It’s all good in this town of Pura Vida!

Where is it?
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62 km. (34 miles) southeast of Limon and 230 km. from San José


Puerto Viejo doesn’t fall into the categories of Wet season / dry season because it rains all year long. However, the least rainy months tend to be February/March and September/October.

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About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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