How to Get to Puerto Viejo

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Puerto Viejo Map
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Puerto Viejo is located in the province of Limón, in the Southern Caribbean of Costa Rica. You can travel primarily in 3 ways: own transport, shared minivan or public bus. Here we inform you in detail.

How to get to Coco Loco Lodge by CAR:

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

How to get to Coco Loco Lodge by PUBLIC BUS:

Map shows how to go from old bus station "Los Caribeños" (A)
to the new bus station "Atlántico Norte" (B)

At the Bus station, "Atlántico Norte" in San José, Avenida 9, calle 12 (Barrio México) there is a direct bus 5 times a day to Puerto Viejo.
The trip takes about 4.5 hours.
Schedule (from San José to Puerto Viejo): 6am, 10am, 12md, 2pm, 4pm.
Price: 5.360 colones (around $11 USD, or 8 Euros)

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

Puerto Viejo Map. Coco Loco Lodge is located on the red point

How to get to Coco Loco Lodge by SHUTTLE OR TAXI:

Via interbus (49 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.
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!