Nearby Port: Puerto Limon
Puerto Limon is Costa Rica’s main port on the Caribbean, and it is the capital of Limon Province. Brought from Jamaica in the 19th Century to build the rail line to San Jose from Puerto Limon, most of Costa Rica’s African descendants live in the province. Mekatelyu speakers, or Limonese creole, also live here.
Tourists from around the world come to Puerto Limon every autumn to participate in the fall festival commemorating Columbus’ first anchorage here in 1502. About 76 thousand people live in the Puerto Limon area.
Following are the cruise ships that are dropping anchors at Puerto Limon:
Cruise: Princess Cruises
Ships: Coral Princess, Island Princess
Cruise: Holland America Line
Ships: Zuiderdam, Prinsendam
Cruise: Celebrity Cruises
Cruise: Carnival Cruises
Ships: Carnival Freedom, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Pride
Cruise: Thomson Cruises
Ships: Thomson Dream
Cruise: Carnival UK
Ships: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria