Puntarenas is a port city on Costa Rica's Central Pacific Coast.
Cruise ships call; ferries from Playa Naranjo and Paquera in the Nicoya peninsula; buses from San Jose, Quepos, Monteverde.
There are town buses.
Walk along the Paseo de los Turistas.
- Hotel La Punta. is at the extreme west end of the town, one block south and one and a half blocks west of the ferry terminal. Hot water, secure parking, upstairs rooms good value at US$38 plus C1100 taxi each way from bus terminal (November 2009).Fremdh 20:46, 11 November 2009 (EST)