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La Costa de Papito

Accommodations

Hotels, hostels, vacation rentals. There's something for everyone in Puerto Viejo from a hammock hotel to luxury vacation homes with all the amenities.

KOKi Beach Restaurant & Bar

Restaurants and Bars

People from all over the world have settled in the Puerto Viejo area and you'll see that when you check out the dining options. Puerto Viejo may have Costa Rica's best variety of dining options from fresh local seafood to Sushi, Mexican food, Italian, Argentinian steakhouses and so much more. There's something for every taste.

Shopping options in Puerto Viejo

Shopping and Services

Groceries, Tours, Real Estate, Clothing, Pharmacies, Banks, Souvenirs...you name it and Puerto Viejo probably has it.

Whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River

Tour and Activity Companies

Looking to go fishing, diving, ziplining, rafting, kayaking? Want to get a guided nature tour and see monkeys, sloths, birds or turtles?

Caribe Sur Real Estate

Real Estate

Fallen in love with paradise? These people can help you find your own piece of it.

Newest listings on Puerto Viejo Satellite

Cocles

OneStop CR. Hardware store with construction materials, paint ... Read More

Playa Negra (Puerto Viejo)

Saranda Hotel Boutique. New boutique hotel opening soon Read More

Puerto Viejo

LiQSTiX. Frozen cocktails on a stick. To go or hang out the... Read More

Puerto Viejo

Green Jaguar Irish Gastro Pub. Restaurant and Irish pub. Live music. Read More

Playa Negra (Puerto Viejo)

Villas Luna Africana by Palmer. Studio and 2 bedroom vacation rental apartments wi... Read More

Playa Negra (Puerto Viejo)

Yoshi's on the Beach. Three bedroom vacation rental home. Each of the be... Read More

Playa Negra (Puerto Viejo)

Mi Tierra Restaurante Playa Negra. Restaurant specializing in authentic Costa Rican f... Read More

Playa Chiquita

Vishraam House. Two bedroom, 1 bath vacation rental home. Equipped... Read More

Cocles

Casa Eden Jungle Apartments. Studio, one and two bedroom vacation rental apartm... Read More

Cocles

Finca Valeria Treehouses. Three treehouse cabinas in the jungle up Margarita... Read More

Hone Creek

We deh yah Lodge. Cabinas with kitchens, newly completed in 2022 Read More

Puerto Viejo

Soda Elizabeth. Casual breakfast and lunch spot with the usual Car... Read More

Latest news

  • Great news from Shawn Larkin / Costa Cetacea regarding the coral reef at Manzanillo. Lots of new healthy growth and excellent advice on how to keep them healthy. View storyOct 14

  • The Guardian newspaper has included a photo from Puerto Viejo in their Wildlife Photography of the Year list. It shows the encounter between a dog and a sloth and reminds us of the need to keep animals leashed or under control. View storySep 2

  • Veronica's Place cabinas were devastated by a fire on July 11, 2022 and are looking for help to rebuild. Las cabinas de Veronica's Place sufrieron un devastador incendio el 11 de julio de 2022 y buscan ayuda para reconstruir. View storyAug 7

  • Building bridges for sloths and other wildlife. Local residents helping to build bridges between fragmented tree cover to protect sloths and other animals who are often injured when they have to go to ground. View storyMar 6

  • The Tico Times offers a thought provoking piece on the history and culture of the Caribbean Coast and how development plans may play into that. View storyFeb 3

  • Getting Covid tests for travel in Puerto Viejo is now easier. There are now two labs offering the tests and both offer both the antigen and PCR tests. View storyDec 15

  • The Daily Beast has profiled the local ATEC organization and area history in an article on Puerto Viejo and sustainable tourism. View storyDec 7

  • Costa Rica has delayed their vaccine mandate until Jan 8 though businesses may decide to implement it Dec 1 in order to get rid of capacity restrictions. Vaccination will be required to access non-essential services such as hotels, restaurants, bars, casinos, shops and museums. View storyOct 23

  • Tourists planning a trip to Costa Rica should know that as of December 1, proof of vaccination will be required for many activities including restaurants and hotels. View storyOct 16

  • Panamá appears to have withdrawn their plan to quarantine visitors from Costa Rica who were not fully vaccinated. Sources crossing at Sixaola daily say there has been no change in the regimen at the border. View storySep 6

  • Panama now requires travelers who are not fully vaccinated and are traveling from high risk countries, including Costa Rica, to quarantine for 72 hours. View storySep 5

  • The bridge over the La Estrella river at Penshurt has reopened today for vehicle traffic meaning traffic can now flow again between the South Caribbean and the rest of Costa Rica. View storyJul 29

  • Yes, you can get to/from the Caribe Sur! MEPE, Caribe Shuttle and Interbus are operating transport to and from the closure where you walk across the closed area and pickup another bus. An alternate route does exist for driving as well for 4WD vehicles. View storyJul 26

  • MEPE has announced their schedule of buses for Sunday July 25 given the bridge out at Penhurst. Until a temporary vehicle crossing is installed, hopefully Monday, riders will need to exit the bus, walk across and take another on the other side. View storyJul 24

  • A temporary bridge to cross the Rio Estrella near Penshurt is expected to be in service on Monday, reconnecting the South Caribbean with the rest of Costa Rica. View storyJul 24

  • Heavy rains that have pummelled Costa Rica in recent days today took out the bridge in Penshurt, shutting highway 36 and cutting off the South Caribbean coast from the rest of Costa Rica [Video]. View storyJul 23

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