Articles Tagged ‘Puerto Viejo de Talamanca’

More Excellent Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon

More Excellent Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon January 24, 2012 | Whats New | Read More
Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast is one of the country’s most picturesque regions, with dramatic landscapes and contrasts not seen elsewhere in the world. Majestic old-forest trees reach higher than any building, and waterfalls rush from the mountains just a few hundred feet from the shore. What...

Feeling Blue? This Valentine’s Day Chill Out with Caribbean Xantheose

Feeling Blue? This Valentine’s Day Chill Out with Caribbean Xantheose December 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
There are so very few places in the world one can go and truly let one’s hair down, have it braided, and get dreadlocks all in a long weekend, but Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca, Costa Rica is one such place. When it comes to treating yourself to something out of the ordinary and downright mood...

Indian Nights Heats up Puerto Viejo’s Restaurant Scene

Indian Nights Heats up Puerto Viejo’s Restaurant Scene October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Just in time for the cooler evenings of November, a hot new restaurant has very recently opened its doors in Puerto Viejo de Limon.  In a cozy location ideal for romantic dinners and solo diners alike, Indian Nights is just the place to complement the global cuisine scene that Puerto Viejo is recognized...

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Puerto Viejo de Limon October 31, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Salsa Brava To meet locals in Puerto Viejo, one need do no more than pull into town. On the bus or the road into or out of town is the number one local meeting site. Once you’ve crossed the bridge and spotted the barge in the water on your left, locals will be there to greet and guide you, and...

Best Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Best Views in Puerto Viejo de Limon October 31, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Costa Rica is a shutter bug’s dream come true, and on the Caribbean coast the raw beauty of the landscape elicits gasp effects even from seasoned travelers. From Cahuita to Manzanillo, there are numerous view points worth seeking out and pausing to savor. While you’re taking in the views,...

5 Places to Propose in Puerto Viejo de Limon

5 Places to Propose in Puerto Viejo de Limon October 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Feeling lucky in love? Hoping to get hitched in 2012? Pop the question in Puerto Viejo de Limon, Costa Rica and chances are your amor will answer affirmatively, and if she or he is anything like me, it will be a resounding “Si! Si! Si!” There’s something magical about this far-flung enclave on...

Top 10 Things to Do in Puerto Viejo

Top 10 Things to Do in Puerto Viejo October 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Some days it rains, other days it shines, mostly, it does lots of both in Puerto Viejo de Limon. This little Caribbean village is brimming with activities for all kinds of weather, but keep in mind that relaxing and enjoying la pura vida is probably the best thing you can do while you’re here....

Blue Calm Belies Stormy Skies in Puerto Viejo

Blue Calm Belies Stormy Skies in Puerto Viejo October 20, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
This picture was taken on Friday morning, just before the annual mountain bike race swept through town, from the edge of Pan Pay bakery, a favorite place of mine and lots of locals in the morning. The coral reef here forms placid pools ideal for wading, swimming, and snorkeling where Johnny’s Place...

It’s Always Sunny In Puerto Viejo: Old Harbor Banana Barge at Sunset

It’s Always Sunny In Puerto Viejo: Old Harbor Banana Barge at Sunset September 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
This old rusted barge sits just off the shore of Playa Negra, at the entrance to Puerto Viejo de Limon. A rusty-but-not-forgotten symbol of the town’s history with the banana trade, the barge is now home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Snorkeling its basin is possible when waters are calm, ...

How to Get from SJO Airport to Puerto Viejo de Limon by Bus

How to Get from SJO Airport to Puerto Viejo de Limon by Bus September 29, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
After clearing customs, head outside and look for the window on the left just past the automatic doors at which you can purchase a taxi voucher for the Caribbean bus station for Puerto Viejo de Limon, Buses Caribbeaños, which will cost approximately $25, payable in dollars or colones. If that window...