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Top Activities in Puntarenas Province

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Puntarenas Attractions

If you're ready to explore Puntarenas, sign up for a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have an experienced guide show you the most popular attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 1052 fun activities in Puntarenas are also worth a look.

Things to Do in Puntarenas with Kids

Puntarenas is a superb destination for a family getaway. Bring the youngsters along and enjoy these popular family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Puntarenas

There's no need to endlessly reach for your wallet in Puntarenas. The following won't even cost a dollar.

Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge - Whether you can tell your bamboo from begonias, you're sure to find beauty in this picturesque display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Puntarenas Province

Manuel Antonio

The stunning beaches and idyllic natural landscape are just a few highlights of Manuel Antonio. Make a stop by Manuel Antonio National Park or Manuel Antonio Beach while you're exploring the area.

HuntingJunglesRain Forests


Travelers like the white-sand beaches in Cobano, and Santa Teresa Beach is a top attraction you might want to visit.

SurfingSecludedWhite Sand Beaches


Monteverde is known for its lush forests, and you can make a stop by Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and Curi-Cancha Reserve while in the area.

ForestsZip LiningJungles


Ballena is noteworthy for its whale watching, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Marino Ballena National Park and Tortuga Beach.



Unique features of Barranca include the beaches and restaurants. Make a stop by Puntarenas Beach or Playa Boca de Barranca while you're exploring the area.

DiningSunsetsFriendly People

Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is known for its pristine beaches, and you can make a stop by Santa Teresa Beach and Cocal Beach while in the area.

SurfingWhite Sand BeachesSandy Beaches

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Puntarenas on a sunny day?

What to do in Puntarenas on a rainy day?

A Nocturnal Experience & Costa Rican Dinner is a fantastic indoor activity to sign up for if the weather forecast isn't great.

Are there cheap things to do in Puntarenas?

What can you do in Puntarenas for free?

You could even leave your credit card in the hotel safe for the day, because these cool attractions won't cost you a cent:

  • Jaco Beach
  • Santa Teresa Beach
  • Puntarenas Beach
  • Playa La Macha