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Famous for its untouched tropical beaches covered in rain forest natural beauty and home to whales and jaguars - The Puntarenas Province

WhaleBeaches on the Pacific - With pollution-free beaches along the Pacific Ocean, Puntarenas is a surfer’s paradise. The main port, Caldera, is one of the entry points in the country and often has cruise ships embarking daily. Head south to Jaco and take a ride on one of the inflatable banana rafts being towed by boats on the beaches. Puntarenas and its surrounding area offer an excellent assortment of activities such as sea kayaking, sports fishing, and tours to any of the Pacific islands.


Accessible transportation - With the railroad connection to the Central Valley, ferries from Playa Naranjo and Paquera in the Nicoya Peninsula, and buses from San José, Quepos, and Monteverde, getting to Puntarenas is relatively simple and inexpensive. Bike rentals are also available from any of the local bike shops at low-priced rates.

Rich heritage - The well-known Tourist’s Stroll avenue, which runs along the beach and is home of the annual carnival celebration, the Virgin of the Sea boat parade. Well-known for their peaceful people, residents of Puntarenas often sell a delicious ice-cream apretado out of the front of homes. Corvina is the most commonly served fish and shrimp and lobster are often including in meals.

Growing economy - With ecotourism now booming in Puntarenas, entrepreneurs have planned for significant changes in the employment of their businesses for the start of 2014; 13 percent of respondents are currently planning for new hires.


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