Puntarenas is one of the two provinces that run along the Costa Rican Pacific coast and one of the national’s greatest tourist attractions due to its multiple natural riches.
It is one of the most important cities of Costa Rica and a starting point for millions of adventures by land or sea. Its importance comes from the Puntarenas port.
In addition to being a community that has practically all the goods and services that can be found in a big city, Puntarenas is a starting point to visit the entire Pacific coast, including the province of Guanacaste and a hundred territories such as the San Lucas Island, Cocos Island, Chira Island and the Violines Island, etc.
It is impossible to do a tour around Puntarenas without stopping to contemplate the cathedral, one of the local architectural monuments par excellence, and then take a walk around by the Paseo de los Turistas (Tour of the travelers), with its hotels, bars, ice cream and nightclubs located in front of the sea.
It’s Impossible not to taste a seafood meal, a vigorón, a puntarena’s Ceviche, a glass of chuchecas or an exquisite “churchill” – multi-layer slush that inherited its name from a foreigner, enthusiastic consumer of slushes.