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Puntarenas Costa Rica

Puntarenas Costa Rica

Puntarenas Costa Rica is a port city located on the Pacific Coast that covers an extensive amount of territory with alabaster sand beaches. It's the largest Province in our country located 75 miles from the capitol. The name of Puntarenas Costa Rica means “Sandy Point”. It is a narrow shore that is an extension of the Nicoya Peninsula only two blocks wide at its narrowest point. Puntarenas Costa Rica offers mild surf hitting the beach, which can be crossed by taking a ferry to get to other locations. To the north is an estuary with mangrove swamps, important to local wildlife. Puntarenas Costa Rica is our most important port and the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood. Along the ocean side of town is the famous “Paseo de los Turistas”, a promenade with soda stands and accommodations. Puntarenas Costa Rica also has a lovely old church and at certain times of the year you can enjoy inexpensive theatrical plays and concerts at the “Casa de la Cultura”. Puntarenas Costa Rica is also home to numerous festivals including the annual “Festejos Populares” in November.

Hotels in Puntarenas Costa Rica

Our Puntarenas hotel listings feature establishments known for great service, comfortable facilities and convenient locations. Browse around to find one that meets your every standard and satisfies your needs. Compare price ranges, read descriptions and view amenity lists. Book your accommodation online right here!

Car Rental in Puntarenas Costa Rica

Thinking of acquiring a Puntarenas car rental during your trip? We highly recommend that you do! It will allow you to explore and go wherever you please on your own time. View drop off points, pick up areas, conditions, extra services, availability dates and more on this useful online listing. Find a vehicle that is right for you!

Day Tour Activities in Puntarenas Costa Rica

We offer many Puntarenas activities that include tons of opportunities for those who are seeking an adrenaline rush as well as those who prefer to observe their surroundings quietly. Known as our best port, boasting a trendy boulevard named Paseo de los Turistas, this region has much to offer. More inside!

Beach of Puntarenas Costa Rica

Puntarenas Beach in Costa Rica is also known as “The Port” due to its unique tourist ship dock and being the main fishing port in the central Pacific. Sitting on a long narrow peninsula, Puntarenas Beach is famous for its delicious fresh fish and colorful boardwalk.

Specials for Puntarenas Costa Rica

Browse through our terrific list of Puntarenas Special Offers to see what is available during your trip dates. Our bilingual operators are standing by to help you create a custom getaway itinerary. Choose from different services and perks you wish to enjoy during your stay and make all of the necessary online reservations here.

Map of Puntarenas Costa Rica

Experience vibrant culture, curious wildlife species, colorful scenery as well as inspiring sunsets. Use this Puntarenas map to plan your trip and get around the area. Trace a personalized route that includes all the pit stops and popular attractions that you want to see. Enlarge the image to get a closer view at the coastal region.


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