It is the seventh largest city in Costa Rica, with a population of over 55,000, and is home of the Afro-Costa Rican community.

The road to Limon from San Jose crosses the majestic Braulio Carrillo National Park where beautiful journey to the lowlands of the Caribbean begins.

How to get there?

From San Jose

Drive for 3 hours and 16 minutes on route 32.

From Liberia

Take route 1 and drive for 3 hours, once in San Jose take the exit for route 32 and drive for 3 and 16 minutes on route 32.

By Bus

Take the buses Caribeños to Limon in front of Calle Central Volio.

Popular places to visit in Limon

The Caribbean side of Costa Rica is well know for the rich Afro-American culture, here you will a different vibe from the rest of the country, making Limon a very attractive destination. You will be able to try Caribbean cuisine as well as other dining options that will be totally worth on your visit.

The other reason you are going to fall in love with Limon is due to the beautiful beaches and outstanding nature. You can explore the white sand beaches and take some time for swimming or snorkeling.

Which are the most stunning beaches in Limon?

Punta Uva

Puerto Viejo

Playa Cocles

Playa Chiquita

Salsa Brava

Playa Bonita

Playa Blanca

Playa Negra