Situated along the east coast of the beautiful Caribbean Sea, the city of Limón is known for being one of Costa Rica’s most green and immaculate places. Also known as Puerto Limón, it is a natural wonderland, brimming with verdant rainforests and unblemished, serene beaches. As Limón retains its strong Afro-Caribbean culture through the years, most of the locals speak several languages, including Spanish and Limonese Creole. To learn about the local culture, visit the city during Limón, Carnival held each October. It’s a lively event filled with local food, parades, music, dancing, and a lot of drinking. So, if you’re planning a trip to this side of the Caribbean, check this list of the best hotels to stay in Limón, Costa Rica.
Located in the city center and near Los Baños Beach, Park Hotel offer stunning ocean views and accessibility to everything you would need during your stay. The hotel has twin rooms and deluxe rooms, each equipped with air conditioning, a cable TV, a private bathroom, and free WiFi.
Some of the rooms have tea- and coffee-making facilities, and floor-to-ceiling windows that would let you look out into the sea. When hunger pangs strike, head to the in-house restaurant serving Costa Rican dishes, as well as an international menu.
About 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from Limón International Airport, Hotel Costa del Sol is perfect for those guests who have an early flight to catch or late arrivals. Airport transfer is available for an additional charge. It offers double and triple rooms, suitable for couples and solo travelers. Each room comes with a balcony with city views, an en-suite bathroom, free WiFi, and a flat-screen TV.
The hotel also offers a grocery delivery service to their guests. Spend your downtime playing billiards in the game room, or exploring the nearby beaches. Los Baños Beach and Cieneguita Beach are just a short stroll away. American breakfast is served in the room, and free private parking is available on the premises.
Hotel Costa del Sol
Address: Avenida 5, Calles 4 y 5., Limon, Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, 70101
Other accommodations in Limón
Self-catering is one of the best ways to stretch your budget, and at Aptos Casa Caribe, all the guest rooms and apartments come complete with a full kitchen and a dining area. When you need to get down to business, there’s a work desk and free WiFi in each room.
Free private parking is available on site. The in-house restaurant serves delicious Caribbean breakfast. Bonita Beach is just 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from the property, should you wish to have some fun in the sand.
CASA CARIBE Self check in Apartments & Hostel type Private Rooms in Limon City
Address: Avenida Barracuda Apartamentos CASA CARIBE, Pacuare Nuevo, diagunal a la entrada de la Escuela
Parking Terrace Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi
Marta’s Guesthouse is a homey guest house, just a hop, skip and a jump away from Los Baños Beach. Whether you are traveling solo, as a couple, or with a group, the guest house has one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments you can choose from. Pets are allowed at no extra charge.
During your trip to Limón, you can cut your food expenses significantly by preparing your own meals. Make use of the fully equipped kitchen in the apartments. It comes with a stovetop, a microwave, an oven, a coffee machine, and a refrigerator. Please note that guests are not allowed to have parties in any of the apartments.
This clean and cosy condo is located in Triunfo neighborhood, near the city center. Whether you’re on a business trip or opting for a long-term stay as you explore this side of Costa Rica, this condo has all you need for a comfortable stay. It comes with high-speed internet, a fully equipped kitchen, a clean bathroom with toiletries and hot water, and an air-conditioned bedroom to make sure you get a good night’s rest.
777L 1BM Hermoso condo cerca de Limón Centro
Have the entire place to yourself when you book this three-bedroom house. It has a living room with a TV, a fully equipped kitchen for whipping up delicious meals, a balcony, and WiFi to stay connected with the outside world. The property is secured with an electric mesh throughout the perimeter. Located near the downtown area of Limón, you get easy access to the awesome Caribbean restaurants nearby, as well as the beach and shopping area.
Casa/Apartamento. Zona tranquila y muy segura.Limón, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was clean and wonderfulspacious clean great location no other rooms adjacent private parking a bedroom secluded (with privacy) local tips etcRead more reviews
Host:extremely lovely hosts they brought us bread tea and coffee to welcome us to their home
Located right across the beautiful beach of Playa Cieneguita, the Caribbean Minimalist Apartment is a neat little place that gives you a nice view of the Caribbean Sea. You can also watch the sunrise from the apartment’s balcony.
It comes with an air-conditioned bedroom with a double bed, WiFi and TV for your entertainment, a bathroom with hot water, and a kitchen for home cooking. Long-term stays are allowed here, but you cannot bring pets or host parties on the property.
Caribbean Minimalist apartmentLimón, Costa RicaSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Host:friendly service flexibility and equipped as neededRead more reviewssuch a perfect place for a great price
Penthouse VistaMar is one of the best places to stay in Limón, if you want to be very close to the sea. As you go out onto the spacious balcony, you’ll be surrounded by a beautiful view of the sea and the tiny Uvita Island.
The penthouse has 2 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a sound system, 24/7 private security, and exclusive parking. It’s a great place to vacation with your family and is suitable for events and gatherings as it can accommodate up to 25 people. It’s pet-friendly too, so you don’t have to leave your four-legged friend at home.
Penthouse VistaMarLimon, Limón Province, Costa RicaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsliving room and bedrooms all have ac and very clean bathroomRead more reviews
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Estudio Piuta is an ideal accommodation for traveling couples who are on a budget. This affordable Airbnb is located near a beach and equipped with a bedroom, a bathroom, a full kitchen, a garage, and a spacious terrace. The bedroom is a bit small in size, but it’s comfortable and welcoming.
Pets, small gatherings, and long-term stays are all allowed in Estudio Piuta. It’s in a convenient location, being surrounded by restaurants and bars. Plus, there’s a supermarket nearby, where you can buy all your supplies during your stay.
Estudio PiutaLimón, Limón Province, Costa Rica
Located in the center of Limón, this humble apartment can be your home away from home. It is in a quiet area but offers a nice view of the city. It comes with a bedroom, and a small kitchen with a microwave, fridge and a coffee maker, ensuring you can whip up a quick breakfast or dinner. There’s also a TV, WiFi, a washing machine, and a dedicated workspace, making it perfect for long-term stays.
Apartment right in the center of Limón
Enjoy your stay in the port city of Limón
If you want to learn about the rich history and culture of Costa Rica, then the port city of Limón is one of the best places to base yourself. So, book one of the above listed hotels in Limón and experience your vacation like a local.
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