Limón the “Costa Rica” Christopher Columbus saw when he observed the natural place that would become the Costa Rican province extended in front of the Caribbean Sea. Much of what Columbus discovered remains intact: scenic landscapes, the Tortuguero canals, white or coral sands beaches.
Puerto Limón is a city that keeps much of the architecture imported during the construction of the Atlantic railroad, in the last century it has been one of the main seaports of the Central American isthmus a title that will soon be reinforced by the Moin Terminal.
It is a meeting place for African, Aboriginal, Chinese, Creole and European cultures. It is the headquarters of museums, hotels, restaurants, commercial establishments and the representation of all public institutions in Costa Rica.
It is also the core of one of the areas that most contribute to the Costa Rican economy and culture and the departing point for visiting beaches, parks, mountains, villages and enjoying a dream tourist activity.
What to visit, in Limón?
- The Tortuguero National Park: It is constituted by extensive channels, that travelers must go through on small boats to appreciate in the abundant nature of unique species.
- Cahuita National Park: It is a park that contains 55 thousand 1 hectare of protected waters. With its coral sands beaches, it is another location for nature lovers.
- The Talamanca Mountains: In the southern part of the Limón province is located La Amistad International Park, an extensive primary forest that extends over Costa Rica through the Talamanca mountain range and extends beyond the Panamanian border. It is a protected area that extends for 200 thousand hectares.
In a brand new rented car
Limón is a place that invites you to stay; Lemon is gastronomy and carnival. You must be in the city of Limón on October 12, to enjoy the Carnival of Limón, which celebrates, recognizes and honors the encounter of cultures.
Do you want to visit Limón? The best thing to do is to travel with a Rent a Car, in a vehicle that guarantees a smooth trip, in Rioja Rent a Car we offer to our clients the vehicle that best suits their taste and requirements.
We have a fleet of brand new vehicles for you to choose an SUV or a 4X4, depending on the requirements the trip around the Limón province. You tell us the place, date and time you want to pick up the vehicle and we will deliver it to you. We provide customer service 24 hours a day, any day of the week.
You can also opt for additional services such as prepaid mobile phone, optional insurance, bilingual driver, GPS and transfer.