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Top things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

The Jaguar Rescue Center is a non-profit, humane-society organization in Puerto Vejo. They accept any animal brought to them from the local communities. Their operation is a... more »

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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Established in 1987 in an abandoned cacao farm the botanical garden is a permaculture farm with a mature collection of fruit... more » Owner description: Established in 1987 in an abandoned cacao farm the botanical garden is a permaculture farm with a mature collection of fruit and spice trees in production and lots of tropical flowers. Corridors of rainforest make it into a fascinating nature park. Visitors will be able to try a fresh fruit drink, taste fruits in season, sample homemade natural chocolate, and learn about medicinals and ethnobotanicals. Finca la Isla is a working farm producing black pepper, fruits, and ornamental plants in commercial quantities. Besides the opportunity to see very rare tropical plants visitors will learn about tropical crops like bananas, black pepper, and nutmeg. The botanical garden is one of the very best places in Costa Rica to see frogs in the wild. Our rainforest will provide the chance to see four different kinds of poison dart frogs, reptiles, toucans and many other birds, sloths, and the marvel of symbiosis and diversity that is the tropical rainforest. Visitors are guaranteed to see the red poison dart frog in the wild. « less
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Ranked #4 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Reservations; Nature/ Wildlife Areas

The Kekoldi Indigenous reserve is an area in the hills behind Puerto Viejo about 3500 hectares big where Bribri and also some Cabecar indigenous families are living scattered over... more »

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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
This public beach is popular with surfers.
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Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Aquariums
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Ranked #7 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Where else can you watch the waves of the Caribbean from your Downward facing dog? OM is the only studio of its kind in Costa... more » Owner description: Where else can you watch the waves of the Caribbean from your Downward facing dog? OM is the only studio of its kind in Costa Rica . Offering yoga classes a minimum of 2 times a day, every day of the week. You can also schedule therapeutic massages, reiki, cranio sacral sessions, surf classes and tours. If you wish all services are served up with a side of fresh fruit smoothies or local coffee and chocolate from the downstairs CariBeans Chocolate Tasting Lounge (ranked #1 on TripAdvisor Activities in Puerto Viejo!). All are welcome at this community-centric respite of friendship and positive energy. They also have a hostel with rooms for rent, information and an ever changing schedule of specialty events ranging from bellydance to capoeira, Tantra to Art, Chakra Toning to Meditation...the possibilities are endless! Stop by or call for the most current selection of healthy goodies and yummy treatments. « less
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Ranked #8 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: In this magical place the nature has survived to the destructive madness of human. Here some men are putting all their... more » Owner description: In this magical place the nature has survived to the destructive madness of human. Here some men are putting all their efforts to save animals when others wanted to annihilate them. La Ceiba RN, 50hec. of Primary forest (Gandoca-Manzanillo National Refuge) where the Jaguar R. C. reintroduces the animals that come through the Jaguar RC. Day&night tours. Call 2750 0710 - jaguar.resc@gmail.com « less
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Ranked #9 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Luluberlu is a local Art Gallery and boutique in the centre of Puerto Viejo. It is the story of Lulu, a french artist famous... more » Owner description: Luluberlu is a local Art Gallery and boutique in the centre of Puerto Viejo. It is the story of Lulu, a french artist famous for her mosaics, moving to Costa Rica. It's not just a place to shop, it's a place where you can discover the world of mosaics and art. The boutique with its workshop is definitely worth a visit. In the gallery you can purchase paintings of local Caribbean artist and national artists. Luluberlu offers a wide selection of handcrafted souvenirs, lamps, mosaics and jewellery. Besides art and souvenirs, you can find an exclusive collection of beachwear and bikinis created in the boutique and clothing of different national designers. Luluberlu is a versatile boutique where everyone can find something unique ! We are open everyday from 9am to 9 pm. « less
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Finca Tierra (Cocles)
Ranked #10 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Finca Tierra invites you for a one and a half hour guided tour of our permaculture demonstration and education center. We... more » Owner description: Finca Tierra invites you for a one and a half hour guided tour of our permaculture demonstration and education center. We look at energy systems, carbon neutral cooking and bio-thermal hot water production. We learn about sustainable building techniques. We walk through the organic gardens, a polyculture of vegetables, fruits, edible leaves and medicinal plants and much more! « less
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Ranked #11 of 11 attractions in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Category: Other
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