Puntarenas

Costa Rica

Cruises To Puntarenas

Stroll the seaport town with its multi-colored cottages and local markets. Head to Carara Tropical Rainforest to explore exotic flora and fauna with a naturalist guide. Or opt for a tour of San Jose – home of the Teatro Nacional and Museo del Oro.

What you
NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Puntarenas Cruise Terminal
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "how much does this cost?" in Spanish: "cuánto cuesta esto?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Costa Rican Colon (CRC)
    Native crafts, clothing and souvenirs.
  • ship

Puntarenas
TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Discover Costa Rica

Charming churches. Working coffee plantations. Magnificent botanical gardens. This is a delightful way to discover Costa...

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Scenic Costa Rica

Don't miss the chance to see the diverse topography of Costa Rica! Travel through lush green rolling hills and flora fil...

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Scarlet Macaw Sanctuary & Puntarenas Sightseeing

The Macaw Sanctuary at El Manantial is a wildlife conservation project working to save and protect macaws that are nativ...

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The Original Zipline Adventure

Pass through Puntarenas and along the coast, before heading inland into the coastal range of mountains. Your adventure b...

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PUNTARENAS ITINERARIES

Past and present perfectly blended in Alcapulco

14-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles

Readers Choice Award - Favorite Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles, California;
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Acapulco, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia;
DISEMBARK Miami, Florida
Dive into the coral reefs of Huatulco where incredible creatures abound.

14-Day Panama Canal from Miami

Readers Choice Award - Favorite Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami, Florida;
Cartagena, Colombia; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Acapulco, Mexico; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico;
DISEMBARK Los Angeles, California
Rock Arches in Cabo San Lucas

16-Day Panama Canal from Miami

Global Traveler's Best Large Ship Cruise Line in the World
SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami, Florida;
Cartagena, Colombia; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Huatulco, Mexico; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Mazatlan, Mexico; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico;
DISEMBARK Los Angeles, California

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