1. Travel
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Photos of Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

By

1 of 12

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Puerto Viejo Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo Costa Rica

Kirsten Hubbard
Welcome to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica!

(Actually, the Caribbean city's full name is Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, but the shorter version is much more common.)

In the last decade, Puerto Viejo has emerged as Costa Rica's most popular Caribbean destination. But despite dozens of hotels, restaurants and amenities of every caliber, Puerto Viejo maintains a laid-back vibe and a Caribbean flavor distinct from Costa Rica's Pacific Coast.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.