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Chocolate Tour and Cahuita National Park from Limon
"This 6-hour tour starts with pick up at the port at 8am. You will then learn about the chocolate making process and will see some of the gourmet cocoa that is being grown to make chocolate bars.Once the chocolate experience is over you will set off on a trek through the ruggedly unique landscape of Cahuita National Park. There along the coast you’ll find a fringe of white sand lined with endless coconut palms. A few steps away you will find the rich greens of the tropical rainforest waiting to be explored. This is one of the most unique ecosystems in Costa Rica and led by an expert naturalist you’ll follow trails that put you in midst of its biodiversity.""""Cacao has deep roots in the history of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.  Now for the first time
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"Cahuita Boat
Cahuita Boat Snorkel and Hiking Trip"This tour will provide you the best adventure and nature lover experience. Starting with a ride from your hotel to the Cahuita Village where the captain will be waiting to take you by boat to the best spots of coral reef to enjoy 2 giving you the chance to enjoy some of the most common wildlife species like monkeys sloths tropical birds poison dart frogs snakes
From $55.00
 
6 in 1 Combo Tour: Puerto Limon Highlights
"The best tour you can take during your visit to Puerto Limon Costa Rica. Come with us and enjoy a 6 in 1 tour with a professional tour guide who will explain the most important aspects of the Afro-Caribbean Culture of Costa Rica and show you the rich wildlife of this fascinating region. During this tour you will enjoy: 1) A short city tour 2) A visit to the rain forest various flora and faunaincluding many opportunities to see the remarkably fascinating different frog species of Costa Rica such as the red dart frog (dendrobates pumillo). Inside the trail among the abundant fauna
From $119.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Puerto Viejo

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Danger for Bike Riders

Many visitors borrow or rent bikes to tour the road between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo. The road is paved and vehicles give wide berth to bikers and pedestrians. However, a few kilometers east of...
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Petty theft-Punta Uva

Punta uva beach is about 6 Km south of Puerto Viejo. Its a beautiful beach with a reef that runs right up to the waterline. However, it seems to a be a focus for petty thieves.If you want to go...
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Tourists pay more

We've always heard that many restaurants have 2 menus...one with tourist prices & one with prices for locals. We have several very close friends that in PVdT & they confirmed this when we last saw...
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costarica -panama

Hi ,Warning: in puertoviejo is planty of killers,the just kill people when they arrive end desappared their bodies,nobody will talk about this!not the police,not a giournalist not in the news,because...
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Hot Sand!!!!!!!!

Be careful walking on Playa Negra sand , the black sand holds the heat in big time! Don't even try to cross it in bare feet...you will be sorry! It is excruciatingly hot! Even the sand that flips up...
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Watch you bags

If you travel by bus make sure you take all your carry alls with you if you leave the bus during the break, snack stop. We saw a guy toss a video camera that was left momentarily aboard to his friend...
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Punta Uva Theft

Although Punta Uva is a serene peaceful place to visit. Both times that I visited, I was subjected to theft. On the first occasion, I had some items stolen from the beach while I was surfing. On the...
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Sand Flies!!!

Not much you can do about them and this is one of the reasons that PV is not my favourite- had a lot FEWER sandflies in Cahuita in my experience.Repellent may help but certainly won't get rid of all...
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feel the burn

Take note of the fires that go on in the forests along the beaches. Many locals burn trash and scrap wood in these fires to get rid of excess waste, and so you may find yourself amongst one and catch...
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Ganja / Maryjane / Reefer etc.

If you are really opposed to the Rasta/Reggae lifestyle this may not be the place for you. While no one accosts you or flaunts it in your face..you may be approached if you look the type. Once youv'e...
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Skip the ice

Even if they tell you its made with purified water...best to skip the ice! The one time I didn´t I lived in the bathroom for 3 days!!
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Top Hotels in Puerto Viejo

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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo, 7300, Costa Rica
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Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo, Province of Limon, 1007, Costa Rica
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Top Things to Do in Puerto Viejo

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Punta Uva

The walk from PV to Punta Uva is pleasant and a great way to take in the sites. However, the first few kilometres south of town can be very dusty and heavy with traffic. Take the alternative which is...
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Parque Nacional Cahuita

Not far north (but you'll need a cab) is Parque Nacional Cahuita, where you can hike along nice trails which run parallel to the beach. The Jungle literally meets the beach here, very beautiful and...
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Top 5 Puerto Viejo Writers

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Lidrokz

"What a life!"
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easterntrekker

"Puerto Viejo"
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"Puerto Viejo"
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sean420

"Love Puerto Viejo"
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TempNomad

"Not just for Surfers!"
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