Articles Tagged ‘Puerto Viejo’

Postcard Perfect: Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca

Postcard Perfect: Puerto Viejo de Limon, Talamanca March 15, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Pristine beaches along the Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast are some of the country’s most prized treasures, and they are kept in tip-top shape by eco-conscious community members who paint the young coconut tree barks white and sweep the sand for debris after debaucherous weekends. Just onshore...

Sweet Spots for Happy Hour in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Sweet Spots for Happy Hour in Puerto Viejo de Limon February 24, 2012 | Food | Read More
Happy Hour is one of the most popular attractions in Puerto Viejo de Limon, and dipping into some two for one drink specials is easily a highlight of an afternoon in the Caribbean sun. At the Lazy Mon, happy hour specials of the day are posted on the roadside chalkboard, and those who heed the call are...

Sloth Sanctuary and Jaguar Rescue Center Invite Visitors and Volunteers

Sloth Sanctuary and Jaguar Rescue Center Invite Visitors and Volunteers February 17, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
On Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, there are several opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts to visit or volunteer with sloths, monkeys, snakes, and even pizote, a charming creature in the raccoon family also known as the white-nosed coati. The Sloth Sanctuary and the Jaguar Rescue Center are two...

THC and Mush: Graffiti Art Blossoms on Caribbean Coast

THC and Mush: Graffiti Art Blossoms on Caribbean Coast February 10, 2012 | Whats New | Read More
Just when it seemed Costa Rica couldn’t get more colorful, an incognito cadre of artists with brushes and cans in hands has descended upon the country, installing works of art that bring culture into to the landscape and invite a closer look. From Limon to Manzanillo, Costa Rica’s Caribbean...

Creative Seasonal Chile Rellenos at the Lizard King Resort

Creative Seasonal Chile Rellenos at the Lizard King Resort February 1, 2012 | Food | Read More
Tracking down a Chile Relleno in Costa Rica can seem surprisingly akin to finding a needle in a haystack, despite the growing number of Mexican Restaurants cropping up around the country and the bounty of chile peppers that are native to the region. With a little hunting, however, superior Chile Rellenos...

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...

Lizard King Resort: My Favorite Cafe in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Lizard King Resort: My Favorite Cafe in Puerto Viejo de Limon December 21, 2011 | Food | Read More
I won’t deny that I’ve become a bit spoiled and occasionally am the recipient of special treatment, but all insider perks aside, it’s still easy as pie to declare the Lizard King Resort¬† my favorite cafe in Puerto Viejo de Limon. Spend a week in Puerto Viejo, a month, or even a year,...

Winter Weekend Getaway: Relax, Paradise Awaits in Puerto Viejo de Limon

Winter Weekend Getaway: Relax, Paradise Awaits in Puerto Viejo de Limon December 12, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
. Giant banana pancakes drizzled in maple syrup, tico mozarella queso fresca in chile rellenos, decadent organic chocolate brownies, puppies playing hide and seek behind coconut trees. Plus warm weather, world class beaches, handmade ron don stew, creamy rompope, and of a smattering of humble, happy...

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,...

Best Breakfast in Puerto Viejo

Best Breakfast in Puerto Viejo October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
¬†If you have a penchant for pancakes, try them at the Lizard King Resort. They come buttered, topped with fresh fruit, served with maple syrup, and they’re downright irresistible. If you prefer French Toast, it is battered to a tee and dusted with powdered sugar, drizzling syrup makes them delicious...