Explore Puerto Viejo
For a complete different feel of tropical paradise, rainforest, pristine beaches, clear waters and more, you won't want to miss out visiting the colorful southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.
The Caribbean coast is quite different than the Pacific as you will find it is not as nearly built up and the culture/atmosphere is even more laid back than other parts of Costa Rica.
Viejo is an ideal location for laid back surfers and travelers looking to avoid the more commercialized Pacific coast. Local activities include surfing, snorkeling, scuba and much more.
Snorkeling, white water rafting, kayaking, canopy tours...
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Tortuguero to the north is an exotic destination filled with waterways and wildlife. Check out the Tortuguero section for more information!
Located in the heart of Puerto Viejo offering the best of local cuisine. We recommend, believe it or not, the “rice & beans”. Very good food with great
Another great option for affordable local food with large portions and great prices.
Located right in front of Salsa Brava, offering excellent seafood and great views.
Located in Manzanillo, south of Puerto Viejo, one of the best restaurants in the area. Great seafood, lobster and a variety of other local dishes.
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