Hotel Blue Conga
Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel
If you are looking for posh and ritzy beach accommodations, Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel is the perfect place for you. It’s located within the tropical forest of Puerto Viejo, Limon. They have 23 Rooms. Each of these rooms built around the pool surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. One interesting feature of these rooms is all-white minimalist design. They have categorized the rooms in 4 categories: Junior Suites, Deluxe Rooms, Superior Rooms and Le Cameleon Suite.
Hotel Banana Azul
Hotel Banana Azul is perfect for an authentic Caribbean vacation. This Beachfront Hotel is located in Puerto Viejo. They have 14 beautifully designed guest rooms built using local hardwoods. Apart from these 14 rooms they have 4 standalone villas named Villas Banana Verde. Each of these two-story villas come with private plunge pool and full kitchen. Casa Las Brisas, sister property of Hotel Banana Azul, offers 4 rustic designed rooms boasting ocean views. If your not up for staying in large chain hotels and looking for a very calm and quiet one this place is for you.
Hotel Banana Azul
Apdo Postal 126-7304
Correo Puerto Viejo, Talamanca
70401 Costa Rica
Phone: 2750-2035 or 2756-8412
More info: http://www.costaricajourneys.com/hotel-banana-azul/
If you are looking for a hotel located close to Puerto Viejo Beach, Hotel Maritza is a perfect choice. Not only that, it’s only a 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre. Located right across the Caribbean sea, Hotel Maritza is so soothing. The cafe next door is awesome and you will find anything you could need or want just within walking distance. The rooms are well equipped with air condition, small refrigerator, and cable TV. This hotel offers hot water and in-room safe.
Avenida 73 | Calle 213 and 215
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Run by a couple, Tiare` Cafeteria is one of the most popular restaurants in this area. Perfect for breakfast. Everything they make is fresh and tasty. The menu has a nice variety of food: crepes, vanilla ice cream, homemade almond cream and bitter chocolate, French toast, omelettes and pancake.
200 metros sur de Salsa Brava, Puerto Viejo | 200 Metros sur de Salsa Brava, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Phone: +506 8426 7920
If you are a fan of Home to some of home-roasted coffee, Cafe Rico is waiting for you with a great surprise! Cafe Rico is one of the very few places where you will find Puerto Viejo’s best home-roasted coffee. It’s an awesome, cozy breakfast spot in Puerto Viejo for tourists looking for good coffee and freshly made juice. Great rustic atmosphere! And best of all, each item served is cooked from fresh ingredients.
217 / Ave 69
Frente a Cabinas Casa Verde, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
7304, Costa Rica
Phone: +506 2750 0510
El Refugio Grill
Bit tricky to find, El Refugio Grill is hidden away in the lush vegetation, just overlooking the breathtaking forest of Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. Situalted between Punta Uva and Manzanillo, this Argentinian Restaurant offers some delicate plates and cocktails prepared by a great Argentinian chef. Are you a big an of Argentinian and Chilean wines? Try El Refugio Grill.
200 Mts sur del Hotel Suerre, Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
La Pecora Nera
La Pecora Nera is one of the very few restaurants in that area that serve delicious authentic Italian cuisine. The Italian chef Ilario Giannoni has customized the menu such a way that is not very varied, but everything is delicious. They offer tasty Italian seafood and pasta dishes. The atmosphere is awesome with beautiful lighting including your own candle. It’s the only Italian restaurant in this area that successfully maintains the Caribbean vibe.
3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
Hanging out downtown
Many Costa Rinans believe there’s no better place to hang out in Puerto Viejo than the downtown area. And there may be no place in Puerto Viejo that has the enthusiastic and positive that currently exists downtown. Hang out on the streets downtown can be a great way to make new friends.
Do you love dancing with the music? Want to enjoy Caribbean twerking? Mango Sunset is the place for you. Music and dance are perhaps the best known mood elevators known to the world. Just pop up there on any Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday evening to enjoy local musical groups performing Rock, Reggae, Salsa, or Latin Jazz. Dancing with music at Mango Sunset makes you feel good because it makes you feel so alive.
It’s an excellent effort to capture the essence of true Costa Rica and its eco friendly nature. They have built this beautiful place using recycled elements. You will feel the eco friendly vibe as soon as you enter the place. It’s cozy, well designed and cool as they spent much time in the design, art and upkeep of the facility. Service as well as food is excellent.
Attractions and Activities:
Punta Uva Beach
A fantastic a real natural beach for swimming and snorkeling. Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities among the Caribbeans. It’s an extra ordinary experience to relax in the clear, warm water. Swimming in Punta Uva Beach is a personal exploration of the entire circumference of this pocket paradise.
The Jaguar Rescue Centre
The Jaguar Rescue Centre is not only an animal rescue centre, it’s a rehabilitation centre that helps mistreated, injured, or orphaned animals to rejoin the wild. It’s an amazing shelter and a very well run place. JRC has been working to provide veterinary medical services, 24/7 care and shelter to animals that would otherwise be unable to survive in the rainforest or the sea of the Caribbean. They try to rescue, heal, and release the wild animals that are brought to the centre for care. Dedicated staff and selfless volunteers work tirelessly to help these animals.
Caribe Horse Riding Club
Horseback rides in the sea have become a reality and one of the most popular pursuits for vacationers in Costa Rica. Caribe Horse Riding Club offers quality horseback riding on the caribbean side of Costa Rica. You can enjoy a fun-filled time of horseback riding away from your resort. Explore your surroundings while riding a horse.
Cahuita National Park:
With its 1,097 hectares of jungle area, Cahuita National Park is nestled along the sea. You can enjoy watching wild life like howler monkeys, eyelash pit viper snakes, white-nosed coatis, sloths and different species of colorful birds. Several beaches are protected by this national park that allow its visitors to explore amazing underwater lives. With the help of a guide, you can go for snorkeling to the protected coral reef.