Puerto Limon has grown to become Costa Rica's premier port town located on the Caribbean coast south east of San Jose. The area boasts towering mountains, magnificent rain forests and sun-drenched beaches.
Limon is the host of one of Costa Rica's most famous carnivals called Dia de las Culturas. The festival's purpose is to celebrate Costa Rica's diverse culture but is a wild crazy Mardi Gras type party.
Things to see and do
* Braulio Carrillo National Park.
* Tortuguero canals
* Playa Bonita Beach
* Wilderness & Wildlife Tours
* Rain Forest Arial Tramway
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Colon (CRC)
Language - Spanish
Population - 105,000
Electricity - 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code - 506
Port Location - The Port of Limon is located in downtown Limon within walking distance of the town.
Transport Links - The Juan Santamaria International Airport is located in San Jose approximately 100 km's from Puerto Limon. Public and tourist buses are available from San Jose to Limon, as well as rental cars. Limon is easily accessible on foot.