Those that have already been to Limon
province in Costa Rica understand why someone might want to stay in the area as long as possible. Those that haven’t yet been to the area should be warned: you may never want to leave.
City of Culture
While Costa Rica is known most for its uniqueness in its ecosystem, its culture is just as exceptional. There is no province that displays this better than Limon; this area is like no other area in Costa Rica. Limon is special because it has a culture
that is unique even to Costa Rica, with its distinct Afro-Caribbean influence. You can see how that influence has impacted the music, the food, and the people of the area: the music here is more lively, the cuisine is more piquant, and the people are more relaxed and laidback.
Staying in this area is so much fun, and it can be even more exceptional if you choose to reserve a vacation rental instead of a hotel. A vacation rental in Limon will offer you all of the comforts of any modern Costa Rica home, and they are a fantastic way to have a genuine experience in the province. Just picture yourself in a private vacation rental that allows you to wake up each day to a majestic view of the Caribbean Sea that you can look at while you hear birds singing and the distant chatter of monkeys. The exotic and untamed backdrop that Limon offers, paired with its eccentric culture, makes it an ideal place for your extended Costa Rica vacation.
Surounded by Nature
Limon has much to offer to the nature lover, including two national parks in the northern region. Both the Tortuguero National Park
and the Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge
are wonders in their own right, and they offer a myriad of animals to see and a wealth of forestation to explore. The parks help make this are a destination, so there is a lot of real estate that is available to travelers as rental properties. Some of these properties are ecolodges, and some offer all-inclusive vacation packages that give you access to all of the equipment and amenities that you will need for modern-day travel. There are also all levels of rental properties available, from those for the budget traveler to those for the traveler looking for luxury. The adventures that northern Limon offer are available to everyone.
Several of the towns in southern Limon offer a laid-back, mellow atmosphere that encourage tourists to relax. These towns include Cahuita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Manzanillo
, Playa Cocles, and Punta Uva. Any of these towns would be a great pick, as they are all located along the coast and known for their gorgeous stretches of dark sand and white sand beaches. With such a strong beach vibe, these uncrowded towns are a nice escape from the urban life in Costa Rica, and they let you just enjoy a peaceful getaway with an array of water and land activities, including diving, snorkeling, surfing, or wildlife watching.
Map of Limon
Vacation rentals in southern Limon are a great option because, besides being located along the seashore, they also will come fully furnished. You’ll have all the necessary amenities you’ll need, and you’ll also be able to enjoy spacious and comfortable living spaces. You can find the most basic of vacation rentals in this wonderful province, and you can also find homes, inns and lodges to rent. Some of these rental properties will even come with staff that are available to help you with meals and cleaning, offering some luxurious comforts.
No matter where you choose to stay in Limon, and what type of vacation rental you choose, you are sure to enjoy the province’s unique culture.