Puerto Limón in Costa Rica

Tortuguero River, National Park in Puerto Limón

Puerto Limón is the capital city of Limón Province in country Costa Rica. It´s the seventh city in the country with population of over 55,000.

It is also a major Costa Rican port for exporting and importing.

Part of the community has its roots to Jamaican and Chinese laborers. They worked on the nineteenth-century railroad project. The railroad connected San José to Puerto Limón.

Other parts of the population have their roots in the Nicaraguan, Panamian and Colombian turtle-hunters who settled in the city.


Limón has a tropical rainforest climate. Average temperatures are very constant all the year. The average is +25/+26 degrees C (79 F). Lemón has no dry season. The driest month is September.

Costa Rica is a very reliable and secure country. There is not even army here.

We visited this place January 13, 2023.

Panama Canal
You are in safe hands with Captain Hamish leading the ship

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