Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast

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  • 1. Jaguar Rescue Center

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    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 misleading. The...Read More

  • 2. La Selva Biological Station

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    At the confluence of the Puerto Viejo and Sarapiquí rivers, La Selva packs about 420 bird species, 460 tree species, and 500 butterfly species...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. Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    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 here...Read More

  • 5. Tortuguero National Park

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

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

  • 6. 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

  • 7. 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

  • 8. 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...Read More

  • 9. Braulio Carrillo National Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

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

  • 10. Cahuita National Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    With its rain forest extending right to the edge of its curving, utterly undeveloped 3-km (2-mile) white (or "whitish") sand beach, one of Costa...Read More

  • 11. 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...Read More

  • 12. 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 notice the "Colonia...Read More

  • 13. Consulate of Panama

    Visitor Center

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

  • 14. EARTH

    Educational Institution

    The nonprofit university called EARTH (Escuela de Agricultura de la Región Tropical Húmeda, or Agricultural School of the Humid Tropical Region...Read More

  • 15. 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...Read More

  • 16. Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge

    Nature Preserve/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...Read More

  • 17. Green Iguana Foundation

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    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...Read More

  • 18. 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

  • 19. Municipal Market


    A couple of blocks west of the north side of Parque Vargas is the lively enclosed Municipal Market, where you can buy fruit for the road ahead...Read More

  • 20. Museum of Indigenous Cultures


    Costa Rica's indigenous peoples don't get the visibility of those in Guatemala or Mexico, probably because they number only 40,000 out of a...Read More

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