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Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

Columbus discovered this land on his fourth voyage to the Americas and was so impressed that he named it Costa Rica, or the rich coast. Puerto Limón is overflowing with natural wonders – towering mountains once thought to house gold and silver, magnificent rainforests containing more than 2,000 varieties of orchids, and, of course, seductive, sun-drenched beaches.

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Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

With world-class facilities, astonishing natural beauty, and a commitment to conservation and scientific research, Veragua Rainforest and Aerial Tram is the best place to visit if you want to get the most complete, exciting and educational Costa Rican rainforest experience.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Head to the mountains on an off-road adventure in an all-terrain vehicle – TERRA-X6. Your adventure includes a visit to the small village of Bananito, an amazing drive through the forest, past cattle ranches and banana plantations and incredible sea views.
  • Absorb the tranquillity of the Tortuguero canals as you float dreamily up to the north of Limón. Breathe in the fragrance of white ginger blossoms, lavender water hyacinths and the ilan ilan flower.

Sporting Adventures

Go white-water rafting or off-roading on an exciting rainforest adventure.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Costa Rican coffee is known throughout the world for its rich, delicious flavour. You won't want to leave without trying some.

Local Currency

The official currency in Costa Rica is the colón (CRC). US dollars, traveller's cheques and credit cards are widely accepted.

Weather in Puerto Limón, Costa Rica


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    Before You Visit

    Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.