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Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) Cruise Reviews

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Costa Rica is a small country, about the size of West Virginia, but it's got massive appeal as one of the most ecologically diverse places on earth. Even though Costa Rica covers less than .03 ...
BerkCruiser
04/15
Not to much to do here, as far as I could see. We were driven to the ship and dropped off to board the ship. ... Read more
fast driver
03/15
Took a private tour with Odyssey Tours, enjoyed the tour very much, seen a lot of things and the tour guide ... Read more
Wanderer2014
01/15
Walked around on our own and it was great. The vendors are overwhelming but will leave when you say No. ... Read more
2theship
06/13
On the whole, it was a good day. The standout portion was a boat ride to see crocodiles. The rest of the day ... Read more
ladyslippertraveller
04/13
We had been to Costa Rica several times so we decided to walk around the town, visit the market and go to the ... Read more
cardamom
02/13
We did not take a shore excursion so this poor rating is for the town of Puntarenas only. There was no ... Read more
Nancyquilts
02/13
At the town end of the pier is an open air market with handicrafts. Read more
anijon
12/12
great experience, watched the kids dance and saw oldest church in Mexico... Read more
QAPQAP
12/12
This was our second time in Costa Rica so we just took a walk to a small church that was visible from the ... Read more
4skeeter
11/12
Shopping was good and we bought local crafts. Got coffee and vanilla. Also took us to a hotel former ... Read more
beachfinder
11/12
We booked our own tour with other Cruise Critics for 1/4 of the ships excursions and saw and did MUCH more. ... Read more
ORCRUISER
10/12
Would have been 5+ except the ship changed its itinerary and left about 2 hours ahead of the advertised ... Read more
Hazily2
10/12
Rainforest Tram and River - Very nice tour - knowledgeable guides with excellent English (Elite Tours). Very ... Read more
lomimu
06/12
Highly recommend Odyssey Tours (check on Trip Advisor). They picked us up at the port (and patiently waited ... Read more
TwoLaners
06/12
Not much hear and Very 3rd World Read more
George Gibbs
05/12
Not bad saw some great crocodiles Read more
Gussys Mom
05/12
just got off and did a little shopping, it was a flea market like area right off the ship..fairly nice. Read more
cruisingnj
05/12
There is really nothing to do at the port itself. You can, however, get a free wi-fi connection in the ... Read more
chrischarlestaylor
05/12
I wish we had done a tour, I have been here before and did the hot springs, it was amazing, this time we just ... Read more
russg140
04/12
We had taken the Coribici River Float on a previous cruise, so there was no other excursion of interest to ... Read more
lamchops
02/12
It gave us a leisurely start to the morning and plenty of time to get ready for our "Rain Forest Skywalk" ... Read more
boulder53
02/12
We took an excursion that took us to an aerial gondola through the rain forest and then also to a river boat ... Read more
sentrydriver
02/12
We took a tour with Okey Dokey tours. I arranged in advance by e-mail with Charlie and he offered us a $20 ... Read more
safarigal
02/12
Puerto Caldera is just a container port and is a couple of miles from anywhere. There were shuttle buses in ... Read more

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