The Caribbean atmosphere makes Puerto Viejo a favourite among travellers, with clear waters, coconut palms, great surf and a laid-back attitude, Puerto Viejo is about an hour south of Limon and 4 hours from San Jose, the capital of the country.

Formerly known as a small fishing village, Puerto Viejo has grown rapidly in recent years. The town now boasts many restaurants, bars, hotels, vacation rentals and tour companies as well as souvenir and surf shops. Puerto Viejo offers many facilities to ensure an enjoyable visit, be sure you will find all you need in this paradise.


Habitat Vacation Rentals are in the most beautiful and renowned areas, some of them are just steps from the sublime beaches, others are surrounded by forest, we have houses in Puerto Viejo, Cocles, Playa Chiquita, Punta Uva and Manzanillo. This locations are a great place to see wildlife, monkeys, sloths, an amazing variety of birdwatching, not to mention the great snorkel you can do when the water is calm. Travellers can glimpse spectacular wildlife all the way from Cahuita National Park to the Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge, which border the town to its north and south, respectively.

Throughout the coast, the Afro-Caribbean presence is strong here and with the influence of foreigners, Puerto Viejo charms visitors with a unique mix of people and cultures. Making Puerto Viejo’s a fantastic fusion cuisine, incorporating influences from all over the globe.

If you are thinking to invest on the South Caribbean of Costa Rica, you might find helpful our property management services, this is for owners who would like total peace of mind knowing that their investment is safe and cared in their absence or for vacation rental projects they’d like us to manage on their behalf.

Puerto Viejo’s climate is unpredictable, this is the rain forest, here can rain at anytime! Typically, the best times to visit Puerto Viejo are during February, March and April or August, September and October.

Deciding what to do and where to go is not always easy, we recommend you to check with our friends from Habitat Adventures for some experienced travel advice with tours, transportation and other services you might need, for sure they will be of great help and will accommodate your needs, expectations and budget.

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Tours & Activities

Are you looking for an authentic vacation?
We offer eco friendly tours and activities in the jungle and white sand beaches of the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica!

Property Management

Our services are for property owners who would like total peace of mind knowing that their investment is safe and cared in their absence.


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