Why don't you spend some time exploring the area? Start with a trip to the the Black Sand Beach.
For a more thorough experience of the region, rent a vehicle and explore the various communities and landscapes around Cocles. Head 9 miles (14 kilometers) southeast from Cocles to Cahuita, where you can visit the Cahuita National Park and Hitoy Cerere Biological Reserve.
Cartago is around 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Cocles. This regional center contains a diverse range of things to see and do, such as Our Lady of the Angels Basilica, Parque Nacional Tapanti and Turrialba Volcano National Park. Monumento Nacional Guayabo and Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu are also good spots for a visit before returning to Cocles.
For a budget outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, be sure to stop by the region's popular open-air markets.
Specialized tours are a fascinating way to discover places only locals know. Join into one of the wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks.
More often than not, a destination's true personality can be found wafting from its pots, pans and ovens. Local favorite specialties are jerk chicken and ron dom (coconut and seafood soup), but there are many more Limon (province) meal options on the menu.
As your vacation concludes, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Adiós"