Discover Cahuita National Park & Puerto Viejo
The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is one the greenest areas in the country, nature here is astonishing. Lush rainforest, amazing beaches, cacao, bananas, coconuts and tropical wildlife.
Culturally, the Caribbean is also a rich land. Deep in the forest, native populations have settled here for thousands of years. The afrocaribbean community settled along the coast on the 1800's. In fact, some of the towns in Limón (the province) have a Jamaica-like feeling. Many locals speak both English, Spanish and Caribbean patois.
The local gastronomy is amazingly good. With ingredients like coconut milk, curry, fresh seafood and roots (tubers), the flavors will satisfy and surprise your tastebuds.
The Caribbean, a land that once was a pirates' hideaway and more recently a commerce hub, its nowadays a paradise for ecotourism that I will be glad to share with you.
Our jungle expedition begins at Cahuita National Park. Cahuita is located 40 minutes from the cruise ship in Limón.
This conservation area protects beautiful marine and terrestrial fauna. Hiking the park trails is precisely a great opportunity to spot some of the amazing wildlife such as tiny frogs, colorful toucans, playful white faced monkeys and sloths. The jungly scenary on one side of the trail and the green caribbean side on the other, make this experience even more enjoyable.
After this eco-adventure, we continue discovering the province of Limón. The town of Puerto Viejo is our next stop. A laid-back beach town with a mellow "rasta" vibe. Here we will have the chance to explore the local culture through its food.
We return to the cruise ship terminal in Limón after a relaxed day exploring the best of the Caribbean and discovering why Costa Rica got its name, the Rich Coast.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Limón cruise ship terminal
End location: Limón cruise ship terminal
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
Tour duration is an approximate. It may slightly vary.
From 2-3 participants:
4x4 SUV 2016 Mitsubishi Montero
4 adults + 2 children capacity
From 3 to 8 participants:
10 passengers capacity
Wish to invite more participants for the tour? Feel free to contact me to quote a proper vehicle.
Professional tour guide
Cahuita National Park guided hike
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 American dollars - Optional tour
Optional tours such as beach horseback riding, snorkeling, zip line tour.