Port
Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
Puerto Caldera is situated in Esparza, in the northern region of Puntarenas province, Costa Rica. It sits near the mouth of the Golfo de Nicoya on the Central Pacific Coast. This tiny town is a key port for ships from all across the globe. Although Puerto Caldera is a small town, it is close to many popular tourist attractions.

Excursions available from Caldera include the Carara National Park Tour, a magnificent reserve where an amazing tropical bird called the Ara Macaw, can be seen. Also close by is the Turubari adventure center where you can enjoy the Canopy Tour, the Aerial Tram, Horseback Riding or the Sensational Cable. to visit the magnificent Poas Volcano.

Things to See and Do

* Carara National Park
* Poas Volcano
* Turubari adventure center
* San Jose day trip
* Monteverde Cloud Forest

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Costa Rican colón (CRC)
Language – Spanish
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Population – 40,000 approx
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +506

Port Location – The port facilities are located on the outskirts of the Puerto Caldera.

Travel Links –Puerto Caldera can be accessed from San Jose airport (two hours). It is also a 45 minute drive from the tourist town of Jaco and about 18 km southeast from the city of Puntarenas.
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