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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.

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Shopping and Services

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

Cahuita National Park has a spectacular 600 acre coral reef and lots of hiking and nature viewing opportunities. And when you\'re done there are white sand beaches to relax on.

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


El Tucán Feliz. Small vacation rental home with private bath and k... Read More

Playa Chiquita

The Pelican Pub and Cafe. Restaurant and pub. Draft beer. Varied menu includ... Read More

Puerto Viejo

Pura Cafe. Café and cocktail bar. Breakfast, lunch, coffee, ... Read More

Puerto Viejo

Old Harbour Gym. Gym with a selection of exercise machines and free... Read More

Playa Negra (Puerto Viejo)

Casa Roble de Playa Negra. Vacation rental home set in a spacious tropical ga... Read More

Punta Uva

Dragonfly Beach Retreat. Property with 5 casitas each with 1 or 2 bedrooms,... Read More

Puerto Viejo

La Tinta Tropical. Tattoo studio Read More

Puerto Viejo

Rios Vegan Food. Italian bakery and ready to eat foods such as empa... Read More


Manzanillo Caribbean Resort. Resort property with rooms, studios, casitas, apar... Read More

Puerto Viejo

Olinca Boutique Hotel. Boutique hotel and restaurant with 18 suites and v... Read More

Puerto Viejo

Hostal Cecilia. Also called Pension Cecilia, this simple hotel (ho... Read More

Puerto Viejo

Casa Black Chaini. Three modern bungalows for two people each with pr... Read More


Bendita Comida. Restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner se... Read More


Beach Break Restaurant. Restaurant and bar right across from Cocles Beach ... Read More

Latest news

  • A solar eclipse will happen on October 14 and Puerto Viejo will be one of the best locations in the world to see it. El 14 de octubre se producirá un eclipse solar y Puerto Viejo será uno de los mejores lugares del mundo para verlo. View storyAug 17

  • The annual Wolaba Parade celebrating Costa Rica's Afro-Caribbean is coming up on Aug 26. Wolaba Parade, La celebración de la comunidad Afro-Caribe en Costa Rica se celebrará el 26 de agosto. View storyAug 13

  • Sansa announces flights between San José and Bocas del Toro. The 50 minute flights will start on November 16 with an initial 2x week schedule. Sansa anuncia vuelos entre San José y Bocas del Toro. Los vuelos, de 50 minutos de duración, comenzarán el 16 de noviembre dos veces por semana. View storyJul 8

  • Cahuita will play host to festivities this weekend for the Día Nacional del Calypso. Este fin de semana vení a celebrar el Calypso en Cahuita. View storyMay 23

  • Red crab season is soon upon us, please don't crush us! View storyApr 19

  • Travelling between Tortuguero and Puerto Viejo? We've completely revised and updated our Tortuguero page with more detailed information and we hope you find it useful! View storyApr 19

  • Quick jaunt to Puerto Viejo in this fun video View storyApr 19

  • The road between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo has been improved a lot recently but unfortunately many take that as a license to speed. One car yesterday ended up off the bridge in the Rio Negro. View storyApr 1

  • Rise Foundation is having a fundraiser on April 6 that you won't want to miss. There will be a drag queen, singers, DJs and tons of local talent all for a great cause. View storyMar 15

  • Shells are an integral part of the ecosystem and regeneration of beaches. By taking them home you are doing damage. And it is illegal to remove shells from a beach in Costa Rica. Unless you're a hermit crab, admire them and leave them there! View storyFeb 27

  • Costa Rica Calypso Legend Walter Ferguson died on Saturday at the age of 103. He will be remembered as the "King of Calypso" in Cahuita where he lived and throughout Costa Rica. View storyFeb 27

  • Big kudos to El Puente-The Bridge and ATEC on a very successful school supplies drive for the start of the new school year. 190 students helped! View storyFeb 7

  • Do you want to hang out or do a little yoga? Photo Reyes Guzmán View storyJan 17

  • Moving house is tough right? What about when you have 57 cats?! Marlies saw a need and couldn't say no and so started a cat rescue and this weekend she is moving. View storyDec 16

  • 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

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