Gateway to the Southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica
, Puerto Limon has its own domestic airport with regular daily flights offered here by Nature Air only. The ideal place to use as a starting point to explore the rest of the country’s Caribbean coast, Limon is also close by to the Cahuita National Park
and Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge
. With a number of excellent surf beaches and lush tropical wildlife nearby, this town’s claim to fame is its Columbus Day celebrations, where Limon is converted into one big party.
In 2003-2004, the airport at Limon received a major facelift with its runway being paved, so as to improve the quality of air travel to here. With plans to make it an international airport in the near future, the Costa Rican Government is slowly developing the airport to cater to international travelers. At the moment though, Limon Airport is just an airstrip and a concrete building 4 km south of Puerto Limon.
Only charter flights are available to the Limon airport.
There are plenty of taxis outside the airport to take you to your destination of choice, or you can take $4 USD cab ride to the bus terminal and head on to your next destination.