Southern Caribbean

This area extends from Limon to the frontier with Panama; Limon is the primary tourist center, and functions as the logistical center.

The Southern Caribbean is an area famous for its beautiful beaches and afro culture – it invites relaxation, peace and quiet. Its unique features are its Afro Caribbean flavor and spicy food, which makes this the perfect place to visit.

A paradise between the Caribbean Sea and the jungle, the coasts of the Caribbean are known for their lush rain forests, and abundant beautiful beaches.

The beaches are beautiful, covered with tropical vegetation.  A mixture of activities like adventure and natural history, definitely complemented with culture, gastronomy and music. Coral reefs, multicolored sand beaches (black, white, yellow and gray), coastal vegetation and forests of medium height.

The Cahuita National Park and Gandoca Manzanillo Reserve have worldwide recognition, not only for their natural beauty, but also because they are become unique locations in within the Gran Caribe.

The weather is generally rainy, characteristic of the area, but with mostly warm weather. Rainfall decreases between January and April, and late September to early October. Temperatures range between 25°C (77ºF) and 27°C (81ºF) in the months of January and February, dropping to a minimum of 20°C (68ºF) and a maximum of 30° C (86ºF) during the months of April and May.

Main tourist activities: Cycling, boat tours, snorkeling, surfing, canopy tours, hiking, horseback riding, visiting Indian reservations, among others.

Some attractions: Cahuita National Park, Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge, Puerto Viejo, Kekoldi Indian reserve, Yorkin Indian Reserve Yorkin, and many more.