Puerto Viejo de Talamanca travel guide

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You're Going to Love Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a must-see destination in Limon, Costa Rica. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 16 days in order to fully appreciate everything Puerto Viejo de Talamanca has to offer.

When to visit Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in April
Estimated hotel price
$63
1 night at 3-star hotel
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in April
Estimated hotel price
$63
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Plane

Although Puerto Viejo de Talamanca doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Limon (LIO), which is located 45 km from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Car

Another option to get to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is to pick up a car rental from San José, which is about 150 km from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. You’ll find branches of NU Car and Avis, among others, in San José.

Airports near Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Where to stay in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

From 5-star hotels such as the Hotel Aguas Claras to great affordable options like the Perla Negra Beachfront, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $123 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $385 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Sea Tower Hotel and Escape Caribeno.

Where to stay in popular areas of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Most booked hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Umami Hotel - Adults Only
Excellent (9, 560 reviews)
$203+
Lanna Ban Hotel
Excellent (8.8, 985 reviews)
$108+
Villas Del Caribe
Excellent (8.8, 731 reviews)
$93+
Hotel Banana Azul - Adults Only
Excellent (8.7, 725 reviews)
$122+
Lomas del Caribe
Excellent (8.8, 72 reviews)
$186+
Le Cameleon Puerto Viejo
Excellent (8.5, 1189 reviews)
$209+
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Renting a car in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Renting a car in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca costs $34 per day, on average, or $549 if you want to rent if for 16 days.

Expect to pay $5.72 per gallon in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $68.59 and $91.46. The most frequently booked car type in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Class Intermediate Car or similar) are, on average, 35% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.