Pristine beaches and a vital nesting site for the leatherback turtles.
Costa Rica's South Caribbean Coast offers abundant wildlife, pristine rain forest and plenty of activities and tours for the adventurous. The two charming villages of Puerto Viejo and Cahuita start to live on reggae rhythms at sunset with an authentic Afro-Caribbean atmosphere.
Visitors will find lots to do in the zone, beginning with sunbathing and swimming along the miles of white, sand and coral beaches. Other popular activities include kayaking, surfing, hiking and horseback riding, tours to the nearby Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge or Cahuita National Park.