Shopping

Market in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Organic Market

Don't miss the weekly organic market, when local vendors and growers sell snacks typical of the region, particularly tropical produce and chocolate. Arrive before 9am or the best stuff will be long gone.
Arts & Crafts in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Lulu Berlu Gallery

On a backstreet parallel to the main road, this gallery carries folk art, clothing, jewelry, ceramics, embroidered purses and mosaic mirrors, among many other one-of-a-kind, locally made items.
Design in Tortuguero Village

Kolibri

Colorful artworks made of recycled driftwood, jicaro fruit and the flower pods of coconut trees are housed in this sleek white gallery space on Tortuguero's main street. Most creations are by Austrian resident Tina …
Clothing in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Reggaeland

Come to the area of the beach at the southern end of town for souvenirs, brightly colored vests, multicolored harem pants, beach dresses and reggae memorabilia (including all the smoking devices you could ever need)…
Food & Drinks in Parismina

Village Store

A couple of minutes' walk from the boat landing, this is the place to get your groceries, including fresh meat, bread, fruit and vegetables. Also stocks ice cream, drinks and chocolate.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Tortuguero Village

Souvenir Pura Vida

On the main street, this is the place to pick up a postcard, a Tortuguero turtle T-shirt, a pack of turtle-themed playing cards or some local woodwork ornaments.