Chances are you haven’t yet heard of the San Blas Islands, a Panamanian island archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. If you’re looking for extremely chill, tropical Caribbean islands with pristine beaches, look no further.
If you’re in for a chilled out, small beach town in Costa Rica with Caribbean vibes, then Puerto Viejo may need to be your next destination.
Expect reggae, Costa Rica-Caribbean fusion food, lots of palm trees and a beautiful stretch of beaches on this part of Southeastern Costa Rica. Grab some rum, rent a bike and get ready for slow “island” life (without, you know, having to get in a boat to go to a real island).
Here are a few things you can do in Puerto Viejo: