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Puerto Limón

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Puerto Limón, commonly known as Limón, is a main city for cruise ships traveling through the Panama Canal. It is also a major transit point for travellers wishing to travel to Tortuguero by boat from the port of Moin; 15 minutes by bus from Puerto Limon.

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Puerto Limon hosts a wide range of awesome Caribbean buildings and several national heritage monuments like the first baptists church from 1880s and the Black Star Line Building.

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White water rafting on the Reventazón River. 90 minute trip, traversing class 2 rapids (beginning level). Along the way, you may see sloths in the trees as well as the lush forest and cool water.

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If you arrive by cruiseship, you can buy souvenirs in this city rather than from the tour company.

  • Mas por Menos (Supermarket, owned by Walmart), Avenida 3 at Calle 3.  edit

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  • Chile Rojo thai restaurant, calle central (Puerto Viejo de Limon), 506/750/0025. 12 till 10 pm. Great food thai asian plus excelent sushi $5 plus.  edit
  • Park Hotel Restaurant, Av 3 btw Calles 1 & 2. Average wine, really excellent sea food. Worth a visit for the seafood soup alone. $50 for 3 course dinner with wine for two people. $25.  edit


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  • Hotel International - Cheap option 300 meters east of the Black Star Line. Pretty Downtown. Double Room 6500 Colones
  • Costa Rica Tree House [1] - A unique place to stay near Limon.
  • Totem Hotel Beach Resort, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo (1,5Km south of Puerto Viejo), 00 506 2750 0758, [2]. checkin: 13:00; checkout: 12:00. 50 steps from a sandy beach and the crystal, clear water of the Caribbean sea. $ 60/$ 80.  edit
  • Hotel Miami (Free Wifi), Avenida 2. checkout: 12:00. $33 (en suite double room with fan).  edit

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