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Cruises to Costa Rica

Costa Rica – The rich coast

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2023 All-Inclusive Caribbean & South America

  • 04 Jan 2023
  • 18 nights
  • Ship: Seven Seas Splendor
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Itinerary: Los Angeles, California, USA - Catalina Island, California, USA - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Acapulco, Mexico - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala - Corinto, Nicaragua - Puntarenas, Costa...

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The 2022 6★ Festive Central America & Panama Canal

  • 19 Dec 2022
  • 18 nights
  • Ship: Seven Seas Splendor
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Itinerary: Miami, Florida, USA - Georgetown - Cartagena, Colombia - Full Daytime Transit of the Panama Canal ★Christmas Day★ - Puntarenas, Costa Rica - Corinto, Nicaragua - Puerto Quetzal...

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The 2023 Wildlife of Central America

  • 02 Feb 2023
  • 15 nights
  • Ship: Braemar
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Itinerary: Havana, Cuba - Belize City, Belize - Roatan Island, Honduras - Puerto Limon, Costa Rica - Oranjestad, Aruba - Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe - Bridgetown, Barbados

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The lure of Mother Nature

Squirrel Monkey, Costa Rica

Squirrel Monkey, Costa Rica

Hanging Bridge, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

Hanging Bridge, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

Rio Celeste Waterfall, Tenorio Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Rio Celeste Waterfall, Tenorio Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

Hummingbirds, Costa Rica

Hummingbirds, Costa Rica

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Countless natural highlights

Despite its relatively small size, Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world. Tropical rainforests and unspoiled reefs are home to a vast array of birds, mammals, marine life and flora, making ecotourism the buzz word. Less than 30 miles from Limón is Cahuita National Park, where you can witness sloths, colourful birds and poison dart frogs in their natural habitat. Inland, Corcovado National Park is renowned for its varied wildlife, including indigenous monkeys, jaguar and tapirs; reptiles, marsupials and orchids can be spotted from the suspended bridge of Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. Enjoy a high-altitude hike along mountain trails, trek to cascading waterfalls on horseback, white-water raft along powerful rivers or marvel at the steaming crater of Volcán Poás.


Welcoming beaches

Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Costa Rica has an abundance of coastline. On its eastern shore, an hour south of Puerto Limón, you’ll discover the rustic sands of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Playa Cocles and Playa Punta Uva. Edged with verdant vegetation and a scattering of driftwood, they make a tranquil spot for sun-basking or snorkelling. Head north of the port for sport fishing and for Tortuguero National Park, where giant sea turtles lay their eggs. For swimming, diving and left wave surfing, visit the grass and forest-fringed beaches of the Guanacaste and mid-Pacific regions or catch a boat to one of its incredible remote islands.


Friendly culture

Costa Rica’s entire east coast falls within the Limón Province, a sparsely populated area centred on slightly ramshackle Puerto Limon. Explore the town on foot to get a feel for its creole-rich history and learn how the nineteenth century San José–Limón railroad brought the residents’ Afro-Caribbean ancestors to Costa Rica. To discover more about the region’s important coffee and banana trade, tour a working plantation and sample its gourmet produce. If there’s time to take a trip to the country’s capital, visit San José to explore the National Theatre, the National Museum - set within the colourful Bellavista Fortress - plus, the prized Gold and Jade museums.