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Welcome, traveler, to Puntarenas. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?
You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Puntarenas. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.
Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Puntarenas? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.
Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.
When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Puntarenas attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.
Explore the waterfront in Puntarenas with a trip to Puntarenas Pier. Wander the beaches and seaside in the area.
Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Playa Pochote during your trip to Puntarenas? While you're in the area, stroll along the beaches.
Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Playa Chacarita during your trip to Puntarenas? While you're in the area, stroll along the beaches.
You can find out about the history of Puntarenas with a trip to Puntarenas Marine Park. Wander the beaches and seaside in the area.
You can learn about the history of Puntarenas with a visit to Puntarenas Cathedral. Wander the beaches and seaside in the area.
You can enjoy some culture when you stop by La Casa de la Cultura in Puntarenas. Wander the beaches and seaside in the area.