Costa Rica - Caribbean Coast (Chapter)
This is the Carribean Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Costa Rica guidebook.
Life is more rugged and rustic on the Carribean coast, allowing wildlife to thrive. And it’s well worth tasting its unique flavors: the rondón (spicy seafood gumbo), the lilt of patois, and the uncrowded stretches of black-sand beaches.
- canoe the jungle canals of Tortuguero in search of caiman, river otter and night heron
- surf, sample the culinary scene, laze on the beach and party in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
- visit cacao and iguana farms at the indigenous villages around Bribrí
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Atlantic Slope, Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Guápiles & Around, Cariari, Siquirres, Puerto Limón, Northern Caribbean, Parismina, Parque Nacional Tortuguero, Tortuguero Village, Barra del Colorado, Southern Caribbean, Reserva Biológica Hitoy-Cerere, Aviarios del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary, Cahuita, Parque Nacional Cahuita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Manzanillo, Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Gandoca-Manzanillo, Bribrí, Sixaola.
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