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This area is easily accesible and close to San José. In the Central Pacific you will find Puntarenas, Jacó, Herradura, Esterillos, Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Malpaís, Santa Teresa, Montezuma, Tambor and Cóbano.

Puntarenas is a large province. It covers some islands in the Gulf of Nicoya, the southern part of the Nicoya Peninsula, cities like Jacó and Quepos and the souther pacific.

The Central Pacific’s largest city is Puntarenas. For years it was the country’s main port, and though a neverby port now handles cargo and Puntarenas the cruise ships, a large fishing fleet still anchors here. Puntarenas is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood. Though the beach has an urban feel, it is still a lively town on weekends, Many locals come here to enjoy food on its seafront restaurants and bars. A series of open-air cafeterias specialize in ice cream and fresh fruit drinks.

Here you will be able to enjoy the beach, practice water sports like surfing and fishing

 
How to get there

By car:
Take the Interamerican higway passing palmares, San Ramón and Esparza. You will see an intersecction: to Puntarenas or to Guanacaste.

By bus:
To Puntarenas: Empresarios Unidos offers bus service every 40 minutes. 16th Street, 12th Avenue.

Ferry:
From Puntarenas to Paquera. It offers ferry service at 8:45 a.m. / 2 p.m. / 8:15 p.m.
There is also a ferry to Playa Naranjo.

 

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