Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

Sort by: 39 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
  • 1. Jaguar Rescue Center

    Many regard a visit to the Jaguar Rescue Center as the highlight of their trip to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. The name is a bit...Read More

  • 2. La Selva Biological Station

    At the confluence of the Puerto Viejo and Sarapiquí rivers, La Selva packs about 700 bird species, 700 tree species, and 500 butterfly species into...Read More

  • 3. Rain Forest Adventures

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Just beyond the northeastern boundary of Braulio Carrillo National Park, about 15 km (9 miles) before the Caribbean-slope town of Guápiles,...Read More

  • 4. Rainforest Adventures

    Just beyond the northeastern boundary of Braulio Carrillo National Park, about 15 km (9 miles) before the Caribbean-slope town of Guápiles, a 1,200-acre reserve houses...Read More

  • 5. Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica

    This full-fledged nature center a few miles northwest of Cahuita is well worth a stop. Many of the sloths that live on the premises are...Read More

  • 6. Tortuguero National Park

    There is no better place in Costa Rica to observe sea turtles nesting, hatching, and scurrying to the ocean. The July–October nesting season for the...Read More

  • 7. Veragua Rainforest

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Limón's hottest attraction is a 4,000-acre nature theme park, about 30 minutes west of the city. It's popular with cruise-ship passengers in...Read More

  • 8. Ara Manzanillo


    An ambitious project begun three decades ago has slowly improved the survival prospects for the once-endangered great green ( Ara ambiguus ...Read More

  • 9. Barva Volcano

    This 9,500-foot volcanic summit is the highest point in Braulio Carrillo National Park. Dormant for 300 years now, Barva is massive and easily visible from...Read More

  • 10. Braulio Carrillo National Park

    In a country where deforestation is still rife, hiking through dense, primary tropical cloud forest is an experience to be treasured. The park owes its...Read More

  • 11. Cahuita National Park

    With rain forest extending right to the edge of a curving, utterly undeveloped 3-km (2-mile) white sand beach, this popular national park is the stuff...Read More

  • 12. Caribe Shuttle

    This company offers three-times-daily van/boat-shuttle service between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca or Cahuita and Bocas del Toro for $34 one way. Caribe also offers multiday...Read More

  • 13. Cemetery

    On the left side of the highway as you enter Limón is a large cemetery. A glance as you pass by is probably enough, but...Read More

  • 14. Chocorart

    Cacao once ruled the Talamanca region, but few plantations are left these days. One friendly Swiss couple continues the tradition and shows you the workings...Read More

  • 15. Consulate of Panama

    The Panamanian consulate in San José can provide more information about travel in Panama....Read More

  • 16. Finca la Isla Botanical Garden

    At the Finca la Isla Botanical Garden, you can explore a working tropical-fruit, spice, and ornamental-plant farm. Sloths abound, and you might see a few...Read More

  • 17. Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge

    The refuge stretches along the southeastern coast from southeast of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to the town of Manzanillo and on to the Panamanian border....Read More

  • 18. Green Iguana Foundation

    You’ll no doubt see Costa Rica’s ubiquitous iguanas scurrying across roads on your travels around the country. A project of the nearby Tree House Lodge...Read More

  • 19. Heliconia Island

    Some 70 species of the heliconia, a relative of the banana, are among the collections that populate 5 acres of botanical gardens on this island...Read More

  • 20. Parque Vargas

    The aquamarine wooden port building faces the cruise terminal, and just to the east lies the city's palm-lined seaside park, Parque Vargas. From the promenade...Read More

No sights Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

There are no results for {{ strDestName }} Sights in the searched map area with the above filters. Please try a different area on the map, or broaden your search with these popular suggestions:

Around the Web