Welcome to the Puntarenas cruise port guide. Some cruise ships will call this port of call Puerto Caldera instead of Puntarenas. Fact is Puerto Caldera and Puntarenas are two different ports of call from where you can explore beautiful Costa Rica. You will have the opportunity to explore the volcanoes, mountains, rainforests, coffee plantations, wildlife and waterfalls of this beautiful country. While Costa Rica might be one of the smallest countries of Central America it is also one of the most naturally diverse! Check out your option of how to get out and about at the cruise port of Puntarenas.
The Puntarenas cruise dock is located on the peninsula of Puntarenas. Cruise ships dock on the long pier and from here passengers can walk straight onto the beach and to the local market and restaurants. There are also plenty of taxis waiting for your at the exit of the cruise port. Read about all your options in the full Puntarenas cruise port guide.