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The Best Things to Do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Playa Punta Uva , Punta Uva
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Partially located within a wildlife refuge, Playa Punta Uva offers great opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing. Protec
Tours from $40
Beach
Playa Puerto Viejo , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Enjoy the unusually dark sand of Playa Puerto Viejo, favored for its proximity to the town, with plenty of action and activities to keep ever
National Park
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Witness a more than 35 species of coral and 100 species of fish in a natural environment at Cahuita National Park. This protected region of l
Tours from $55
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Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Experience the tropical rainforest beauty, the beach and the canals with this full-day excursion tour with a professional guide and have an enjoyable time on the Caribbean coast. The tour starts in Puerto Limon where you can enjoy a scenic view of the town, learn about its history and take a boat ride through the Canals of Tortuguero. The tour also stops beside a banana plantation so you can taste some delicious tropical fruit, and visit Cahuita National Park. An air-conditioned minivan will be available for port pickup and drop-off.
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Take a tour of Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, a family-run operation that makes organic sweets and coffee from locally grown ingredients. Stro

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Nature & Wildlife Tours · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel. Branching out from its long-held reputation as a surfer's paradise, the town's seaside areas offer thriving, hedonistic nightlife spots and a good number of fusion restaurants to supplement the attraction of the big and powerful waves that arrive on the beaches here. Head just off the main commercial roads, and holidays in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca go down a couple of gears, with local families savoring life in one of many small eateries and pleasant town squares. Exploring the surrounding areas of rainforest and farmland, visitors catch sights of howler monkeys, tropical birds, and abundant fruit trees. Plan the details of your Puerto Viejo de Talamanca holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use Costa Rica road trip tool.

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Where to stay in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers an excellent selection of accommodations, most of which cluster along the coastline to the north. Many lie on or just off the main highway, Route 256, which runs through the center of town. Budget-friendly accommodations abound here, with a plethora of youth hostels and beachfront bed and breakfasts, as well as a large selection of mid-range hotels.
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