You've bought your ticket and packed your bags, but how much do you really know about your next sensational vacation destination? Sit back, relax and let us tell you a bit about Puntarenas.
Interesting areas near Puntarenas include Miramar, which is 11 miles (18 kilometers) away. You'll also discover Esparza 13 miles (21 kilometers) away.
There are 36,000 friendly locals that live in this part of Central Pacific Coast.
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The Puerto Azul Boutique Resort & Marina is the only property within close reach of Puntarenas, so we recommend locking in your room well before your vacation.
Coming in to land at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)? Once you step off the aircraft, central Puntarenas is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from here. Hail down a taxi and enjoy the drive — your vacation has just started!
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Victoria Park is a sanctuary of grass and trees nestled within the urban jungle. It is a beautiful place to have a delicious picnic and take in nature.
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Spend time at Puntarenas Cathedral and become acquainted with the spiritual side of this area.
But there's more.
History doesn't always come to life in classrooms, but the exhibits at Museo Histórico Marino provide a meaningful experience for all.
There's nothing wrong with a regular getaway lazing by the swimming pool, but travel's all about trying new things. So why not dive into some exciting new adventures? (That way, you'll have plenty more to boast about when you get back to work!)
There are so many cool activities to pick from in Puntarenas. Here are our top picks:
About 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Puntarenas, Guachipelin is much loved by locals and travelers alike. Head to this place to access the Museum of Costa Rican Art and the National Theater, two excellent attractions that are bound to impress. San Jose is one more destination to consider. It's located only 50 miles (80 kilometers) away. If you take a day trip here, nearby attractions like the Gold Museum and the National Center of Art and Culture should certainly be on your list.
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