As an important port city in Costa Rica, Puerto Caldera town is often the starting point for cruise ships and knowledgeable travelers. Just off the Gulf of Nicoya, Puerto Caldera is often a base for tourists who enjoy traveling a bit off the beaten path. The local Tico (local word for Costa Rican) lifestyle is charming, and our selected Puerto Caldera Excursions offer visitors the ability to either relax on a lovely beach or head out on exciting Costa Rica sightseeing excursions and adventurous shore excursions.
There are many Puerto Caldera Shore Excursion options to see the sites including city sightseeing of nearby Puntarenas, a larger port and also cruise port of call in Costa Rica for Caribbean, South America, and Panama Cruise itineraries.
One of the popular Puerto Caldera Cruise Excursions is a visit to the Carara National Park, which is a biological reserve that includes both northern dry forests and southern rainforests. The Tarcoles River cuts through the park and is home to thousands of crocodiles and the famous Crocodile Man. Over 400 species of tropical birds, as well as a variety of wildlife such as monkeys, also reside in the lush rainforest, which makes sightseeing for visitors quite the unique experience. Puerto Caldera Excursions such as ziplining and aerial tram rides get guests up close to nature. See all of the best sights on our Puerto Caldera Combo Highlights Sightseeing Excursion.
Costa Rica is famously known for its coffee - make it a point to try some or take a bag home with you. Or check out the banana plantations.
Exploration of this area is highly popular for nature photographers, honeymooners, travelers who want to avoid the crowds, and anyone else who just loves the beauty of nature. See the treetops with our Puerto Caldera Ultimate Aerial Tram and Adventure Canopy Zip Line Excursion.
Fun Fact: Pura Vida is the national saying in Costa Rica, which means pure life. Enjoy our Puerto Caldera Excursions and Puerto Caldera Shore Excursions!