National Park in The Atlantic Slope

Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

Enter this under-explored national park and you will have an idea of what Costa Rica looked like prior to the 1950s, when 75% of the country’s surface area was still covered in forest. It has extraordinary biodivers…
Beach in Puerto Limón

Playa Bonita

There are no beaches for swimming or surfing in Limón. If you are keen on getting in the water, Playa Bonita, 4km northwest of town, has a pleasant, sandy beach.
Park in Puerto Limón

Parque Vargas

The city’s waterfront centerpiece won't ever win best in show, but its decrepit bandstand, paths and greenery are surprisingly appealing, all shaded by palms and facing the docks.
Landmark in Puerto Limón

Sea Wall

The sea wall offers pleasant views of the rocky headland and the mesmerizing waves crashing against the concrete jetty. After dark, this is a popular mugging and make-out spot.
Cathedral in Puerto Limón


A landmark in the center of town.