Puerto Viejo

Welcome to Costa Rica!

From the capital San José it is a 4 hour drive across Guapiles - Siquirres - Limón to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

At the Bus station, " Gran Terminal del Caribe " in San José al final de la Calle Central there is a direct bus 5 times a day to Puerto Viejo. The trip takes about 4.5 hours. At the bus stop you already see a sign which shows the way to the Coco Loco Lodge.

This is the way by car: After the entrance bridge to the village, 20 meters before BCR ( Bank of Costa Rica) go right and then 150 meters ahead.

You are welcome on our comfortable porch.

Via interbus (47 USD/pers.) or taxi (220 USD) you have the possibility to reach Coco Loco Lodge directly.

Booking is available via Coco Loco Lodge or in San Jose hotels / internet / airport.Flights are available from San Jose to Limón on tuesdays, thursdays, saturdays. Have a safe trip!

Because of its geographical location, Puerto Viejo is a good starting point to visit the south Caribbean coast. The village offers a bank, post office, police, internet, medical care, supermarkets, gift shops, tour offices, taxi, car-bike-scooter rental and Western Union...
There is a private security at night in our village bloque.

There are 40 different nationalities and still "old harbour" kept his original character like Calypso, Reggae and Roots. The silence and nature of the tropical rainforest , the exciting nightlife with live music daily, discos and bars. You also can enjoy a variety of delicious food with a Caribbean touch.The nicest beaches of the province Limon are perfect for everyone. Like black beach where you can find yourself being the only soul enjoying the sun where, wild horses may be your company.

Salsa Brava: Explore the underwater world of coral reefs and natural pools.
On the golden sand beaches like playa Cocles , playa Chiquita or Punta Uva where the Caribbean beauty invites you to snorkel, surf or swim.

Puerto Viejo is "Pura Vida", once you know it, its hard to say good bye!



For all those who do not want beach and tranquility only, there is a multitude of tours and adventures.


is one of the most popular adventures.


right in front of the Village Beach.


Visit the Botanical Garden.


Visit the Cahuita National Park.


Have fun at the waterfall in Bribri

Gandoca - Manzanillo

Hiking in the Gandoca - Manzanillo

wildlife refuge


Rafting on Rio Pacuare or for a less

challenging river experience go

with a kayak on Rio Negro or Rio Sixaola.


At sunset time horse riding at the beach

or learn to surf at beach break.


Go by boat toTortuguero

We are pleased to help you with guide organization (english, spanish, partly german) and booking.
Have fun!


These are my photos from parks I have visited (I didn't take them, they are all from Wikimedia Commons).

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