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Caribbean Coast

Visit Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast

Introduction

The Caribbean Coast carves a straight line from the boarder of Panama in the south to Nicaragua in the north. Bookended by some of the most celebrated reserves in Costa Rica this coastline plays an important role in the country's extensive national park system, a system that covers a quarter of the landscape.

With endangered sea turtles, jaguars and macaws drawn to the wetland areas around Tortuguero, the northern section of the coastline is the perfect spot for wildlife enthusiasts.

However, if you are looking for the sandy shorelines, palm trees and beautiful sunsets that have become synonymous with the word Caribbean then head south of Limon. The surfing areas around Puerto Viejo are littered with resorts that offer the perfect blend of sandy beaches and vibrant entertainment.

Top itineraries in Caribbean Coast

Costa Rica Classic

14-day tailor-made journey from £2,930 pp incl. flights

Costa Rica is a land of spectacular volcanoes, wildlife-filled cloud forests, fast-flowing jungle rivers and tropical jungles. Explore its natural-world highlights in Arenal and Monteverde before kicking back on the beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park or Guanacaste.

Costa Rica Wildlife Experience

13-day itinerary from £4,215 pp incl. flights

The wildlife and landscapes of Costa Rica are both varied and spectacular, making this one of the world's most exciting wildlife hotspots.

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Where to go in Caribbean Coast

Puerto Viejo

The cultural allure of Puerto Viejo is one that's been influenced not only by its Afro-Caribbean and Tico settlers, but also by the hippy beach culture of its surf-seeking migrants. This unusual mix of cultures infuses this town with the laidback approach to life characteristic of the Caribbean isl…

Limon

It's more common to find truckloads of fruit than crowds of tourists in the dilapidated streets of Limon, where tourism is only a secondary enterprise. The bustling ports and the export of tropical fruits are the heart of industry for this Caribbean city.

Tortuguero

The costal mangrove swamps around Tortugero teem with life, justifying this region's reputation as one of the best eco-tourism destinations in Costa Rica. Tortugero National Park consists of a series of canals and waterways, sweeping back from the coast as far as Tortugero village.

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When to go to Caribbean Coast

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