All this natural beauty comes with advantages that will make each trip more enjoyable: Tour operators with broad experience in serving cruises, multi-cultural cuisine, a safe atmosphere and many recreational activities. The beautiful coasts of the Caribbean and Pacific Region can also be easily accessed.
Costa Rica is an unforgettable experience, not only for its natural beauty, but also for its people. Costa Ricans, or “Ticos,” are warm, friendly and love to share their culture with visitors.
There’s so much to do and experience in Costa Rica. There are volcanoes, national parks, forests, local culture, hiking, bird watching and much more.
The capital city, San Jose, is conveniently located and less than three hours away from every port of call. The National Theater, located downtown, is a centuries-old jewel that no one should miss. The Gold and Jade Museums make for an enriching and dazzling cultural visit as well.
From Limon, everything from bird and turtle watching in the north to beautiful beaches in the south is easily accessible.
Canopy tours, horseback tours, nature observation, the canals of Tortuguero, visits to pineapple plantations, tropical flower plantations, sugar haciendas or banana plantations and even a city tour are all available.
Puerto Limon has a privileged location in the Caribbean, for its proximity to the Panama Canal, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Southern part of the United States.
Distinguished cruise companies, such as Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Premier Holland America, and many others come to Puerto Limon during cruise season that runs from October through April.
The Port of Moin is 8.2 km to the west from Limon. The Limon-Moin port complex is one of the most important of its kind in Central America. It connects Costa Rica with major international markets in the United States, Latin America and Europe.
Puntarenas and Caldera are the two main ports in the Costa Rican Pacific coast.
Puntarenas and Caldera are less than two hours from the National Parks like Manuel Antonio and Carara. In the Central Valley, there is the awesome Poas Volcano and Sarchi, where visitors will find a wide display of the work of local artisans at affordable prices. San Jose, the capital city, is approximately two hours away from Puntarenas.
The Central Pacific region offers tours offering horseback, alligator watching, aerial trams, white water rafting, and thrilling walks along suspension bridges high amid glorious tree tops.
Thanks to its location, Costa Rica is a biological bridge for botanical and zoological species. Its territory forms a narrow passage that shelters flora and fauna from North and South America. There is also a wide range of amazing indigenous species.