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.
Despite this, a certain charm clings to Limon, with vendor-clogged streets, overflowing markets and parks where sloths can be seen slumbering ensuring that you'll soon find yourself captivated by the vibrancy of this coastal city.
Despite the lack of funds, responsible for the decay of many of Limon's architectural triumphs, the City Hall is still in a remarkable state of repair and stands tall among the city's palm groves.
Top places to stay in Limon
Hidden high amidst Costa Rica’s rainforest canopy, Pacuare Lodge is a haven of a hotel. It’s remote but ultra-refined, with just 20 suites overlooking the Pacuare River.
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