Puntarenas, Costa Rica


Puntarenas is located in the central region of Costa Rica's Pacific coast. With a population of 100,000, it is the capital of the province of the same name. Flat, dark-sanded Jaco Beach is a popular seaside locale and surfing spot. As with the rest of the country, a wealth of nature attractions is accessible from Puntarenas. Don't miss the delicious seafood available everywhere, from typical diners called 'sodas' to more formal restaurants.

Language: Spanish
Currency: Colon, US$



Temperature (Celsius)
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High32 33 33 33 32 31 31 31 31 30 30 31
Low24 25 25 26 26 25 24 24 24 24 24 24
Precipitation
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Centimeters0 0 0 3 20 23 18 25 30 25 13 3
Humidity
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Percent89 85 85 85 92 95 95 96 96 96 95 93