Puntarenas

Costa Rica

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Cruises To Puntarenas

Stroll the seaport town with its multi-colored cottages and local markets. Head to Carara Tropical Rainforest to explore exotic flora and fauna with a naturalist guide. Or opt for a tour of San Jose – home of the Teatro Nacional and Museo del Oro.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Puntarenas Cruise Terminal
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "how much does this cost?" in Spanish: "cuánto cuesta esto?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Costa Rican Colon (CRC)
    Native crafts, clothing and souvenirs.
    • Famous For
      Step inside an aerial tram for an unforgettable ride up through the lush rainforest, soaring over treetops for 360-degree views of nature at its most beautiful.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Surfers flock to nearby Playa Jacó and Playa Hermosa for challenging waves. Playa Hermosa in particular features some of the Pacific coast’s most powerful swells.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Savor delicious Costa Rican dishes like spicy sea bass or oxtail soup.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Behold the rainforest canopy, whether you walk through it or ride an aerial tram. Discover breathtaking waterfalls, butterfly gardens and a cloud forest.

Puntarenas TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Pacific Train, Bus & Boat Adventure

This combination excursion gives you the opportunity to ride a historical train that has been in service for more than 5...

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Aerial Tram, River Cruise & Lunch

Enjoy the most exciting adventure in the natural wonderland of Costa Rica. Board the Pacific Tropical Forest Aerial Tram...

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Scenic Costa Rica

Your sightseeing drive through rolling hills, high mountains, plains, valleys, and riverbeds is just part of the gorgeou...

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Vintage Rail, River Safari & Folkloric Show

Explore the more remote areas around Puntarenas by riding a vintage train inland and then boarding a boat for a cruise u...

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