Arriving in Hone Creek fom Puerto Viejo: the highway goes North toward Cahuita and Limon or South to the Panama border at Sixaola. Photo by Lisa Valencia

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Hone Creek is the community between Cahuita and Puerto Viejo that tends to have some services and larger stores not available in the more tourist-orientated Puerto Viejo or Cahuita. But there are also a number of hotels in the area and it is not far from the beaches. Occasionally it is useful to come to Hone Creek to catch a bus as there are more frequent buses since not all buses enter Puerto Viejo.

Most travelers will pass through Hone Creek on the way into Puerto Viejo as this is where they leave the main highway 36 which goes from Limon to the border with Panama at Sixaola. The only gas station in the area is located here. There is also the public and best equipped medical clinic as well as several larger supermarkets and hardware stores. Many local residents who work in the hotels and restaurants in Puerto Viejo live in Hone Creek. There are also several places to stay in Hone Creek which tend to be either good value or feature larger properties where you can get away from it all.

Our pages for Bribri and Sixaola have moved here.

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Hone Creek Gas Station

Only full service gas station for miles.
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Property Developments

Samarcanda Gated Community

A community of people sharing a vision of eco-sustainable living with nature. Lots with stunning ocean and forest views starting at $50,000. 1, 2 and 3 bedroom home-designs to choose from. Your dream home in the jungle for only $200,000 - $300,000 to use as a primary residence or a Costa Rica vacation home. Features 30 home sites; 21 lots are available for sale.
 8844 2895
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Police, Medical and Wellness Services

Hone Creek Clinic

Nearest Public Clinic to Puerto Viejo.
 +506 2756-8022, 2756-8024
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Hardware, Building Supplies, Nurseries

Colono Hone Creek

Large building supplies and hardware store
 +506 2713-1300
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Cabinas Sax's Caribe

Hotel with 4 large rooms, each with own entrance and bathroom; common washing machine and kitchen. Situated in a park with lots of plants and animals. 5 km from Puerto Viejo, 2 km from Playa Negra, 1 km from supermarket, clinic and petrol station; road asphalted.
 +506 2759 9246, 6034 6078
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Hotel Hawa

Offers nine rooms, 3 bungalows plus a 3 bedroom/2 bath house. Five standard rooms have ceiling fans, cable television, and hot water. Four deluxe rooms have added amenities of air conditioning, dvd and cd players. Three private bungalows come with the same amenities as the deluxe rooms and also include a combination of breakfast nook, kitchen areas, bars, private porches, barbeque areas, and put you much closer to Costa Rican wildlife. For larger parties a three bedroom 2 bath bungalow is available. Restaurant, Bar.
 +506 2750 0594
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 Average room rate: $50
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Rancho Tranquilo

Organic Farming and Lodging
 2756 8198
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Samasati Yoga and Wellness Retreat

Perched on a mountain ridge overlooking the Caribbean Sea, offers guest house and casita accommodations just minutes away from the beaches of Puerto Viejo. They host retreats, workshops, guest artists and travelers. Stays include vegetarian buffet served in an open air restaurant. Also available on site are healing massage treatments, jacuzzi spa, nature trails, waterfall with natural pool, daily yoga classes and a meditation hall.
 800 563 9643 (USA Toll free), +506 8428 3918 (Costa Rica)
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 Average room rate: $105
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Villa Mena Apartments

Furnished apartments near the mountain and not far from the beach. Two apartments for 2 persons and 1 for up to 5 persons. All have A/C, equipped kitchen, parking, cable TV and hot water.
 8304 5966
 Average room rate: $50
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Liquor Stores

Cervecera Tierra y Libertad

Belgian craft beers & wild ales locally brewed brewed in the South Caribbean. Available in several locations locally including Spicy Taco Pig. Brewery tours by prior appointment, no retail sales.
 +506 8316 7699
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Carisur Spanish School

School, accommodation (cabina) and tours
 +506 6092 8700
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Supermarkets and Other Groceries

Pali Supermarket

No-frills supermarket in Hone Creek
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Super Negro Hone Creek

Large supermarket
 +506 2750 0154
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Vacation Rentals

Finca Don Litos

Simple Tico style holiday homes for up to 6 people. Kitchen, private bath, garden setting.
 +506 8536 6430
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 Average room rate: $80
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