Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Puerto Viejo
Town
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is located in Costa Rica
Puerto Viejo
Coordinates: 9°39′30″N 82°45′10″W / 9.65833°N 82.75278°W / 9.65833; -82.75278Coordinates: 9°39′30″N 82°45′10″W / 9.65833°N 82.75278°W / 9.65833; -82.75278
Country Costa Rica
Province Limón
Canton Talamanca
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a coastal town in Talamanca in Limón Province in southeastern Costa Rica, known simply as Puerto Viejo to locals.[1] Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a popular tourist destination. The beaches Playa Chiquita, Playa Negra, and Punta Uva are close to Puerto Viejo.

Many tourists stop in Puerto Viejo when going to Panama at Sixaola. This border crossing is popular with people going to and from Bocas del Toro.[2]


References[change | change source]

  1. Costa Rica 2008, New York: Fodor's Travel, 2008, ISBN 978-1-4000-1803-1
  2. Moon Panama (2nd ed.), Berkley, CA: Avalon Travel, Nov 2008, ISBN 978-1-59880-085-2