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Puerto Jimenez
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Puerto Jimenez

Puerto Jimenez is a small town located in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. It is located in the Puntarenas Province, near the border with Panama. The town is known for its pristine beaches, lush rainforest, and abundant wildlife. Puerto Jimenez is a popular destination for tourists seeking to explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica.

The town is located on the Golfo Dulce, or Sweet Gulf. It is a small inlet off the Pacific Ocean, and the surrounding waters are home to a variety of marine life. The town itself is located on a flat plain, with the surrounding area consisting of rolling hills and lush rainforest.

Puerto Jimenez has a long history of human settlement. The area has been inhabited by indigenous people since at least the 16th century. During the 19th century, the town was an important port for the export of coffee and other goods. The town was also a major center of the gold rush that took place in the early 20th century.

Today, Puerto Jimenez is a popular destination for tourists seeking to explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica. The town is home to a variety of attractions, including the Corcovado National Park, the largest tropical rainforest in Central America. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including jaguars, monkeys, and over 500 species of birds. In addition to the national park, Puerto Jimenez is also home to a number of beaches, including Playa Platanares and Playa Corcovado.

Puerto Jimenez is an ideal destination for those looking to experience the beauty of Costa Rica. With its pristine beaches, lush rainforest, and abundant wildlife, Puerto Jimenez is a great destination for anyone looking to explore the natural beauty of the country.

Excursion tips for a day in Puerto Jimenez

As a tourist in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica, there are plenty of activities to explore and enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top activities to explore:

1. Visit the Corcovado National Park for a day of hiking, bird watching, and wildlife spotting.

2. Take a boat tour of the nearby Sirena Biological Station and explore the mangrove forest.

3. Go fishing and catch some of the local fish, such as snapper, grouper, and snook.

4. Visit the nearby beaches, such as Playa Platanares and Playa Pavones, and take a dip in the warm Caribbean Sea.

5. Explore the local markets and shops for souvenirs and handmade items.

6. Go kayaking or paddleboarding around the nearby islands.

7. Take a cooking class and learn how to make traditional Costa Rican dishes.

8. Take a guided tour of the nearby rainforest and learn about the local flora and fauna.

9. Visit the nearby butterfly farm and learn about the different species of butterflies in the area.

10. Go horseback riding along the beach or through the jungle.

Experience Puerto Jimenez with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Puerto Jimenez. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Puerto Jimenez

Puerto Jimenez in Costa Rica experiences a tropical climate with high temperatures year-round. The wet season runs from May to November, with heavy rainfall and high humidity. During the dry season (December to April) temperatures are slightly cooler and the humidity is lower. The average temperature in the dry season is around 27°C (80°F) and in the wet season around 30°C (86°F). The hottest months are May and October with temperatures up to 32°C (90°F). The coolest months are January and February with temperatures down to 24°C (75°F). The climate in Puerto Jimenez is generally warm and humid throughout the year, with the wet season bringing higher temperatures and more rainfall.

Cruise weather for Puerto Jimenez

Our weather forecast for Puerto Jimenez helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 24.4 °C
13.0 m/s
14.0 m/s
80.7 %
23.1 m
86.4 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 24.3 °C
12.6 m/s
13.3 m/s
86.5 %
23.4 m
86.4 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 24.7 °C
14.0 m/s
14.0 m/s
80.1 %
23.7 m
87.7 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 24.5 °C
11.2 m/s
15.1 m/s
90.1 %
20.5 m
88.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 24.2 °C
7.2 m/s
11.2 m/s
86.6 %
19.7 m
88.5 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 24 °C
9.4 m/s
10.1 m/s
72.8 %
22.7 m
87.1 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 24.1 °C
12.2 m/s
13.7 m/s
84.8 %
23.2 m
86.9 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 24.3 °C
14.4 m/s
25.2 m/s
99.5 %
22.0 m
87.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 24 °C
12.2 m/s
13.3 m/s
93.5 %
24.0 m
85.8 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 24.3 °C
10.8 m/s
11.9 m/s
80.8 %
23.2 m
86.0 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 24.5 °C
12.6 m/s
11.9 m/s
95.5 %
22.9 m
86.4 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 24.6 °C
11.5 m/s
13.3 m/s
87.3 %
23.0 m
87.6 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 23.7 °C
12.6 m/s
19.8 m/s
82.6 %
17.3 m
88.1 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 23.2 °C
12.6 m/s
13.0 m/s
78.9 %
22.7 m
84.1 %
1,011 hPa

Cruises to Puerto Jimenez

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Scheduled ship calls in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Feb. 23rd 2025 Sunday, 23rd of Feb. 2025 Sea Cloud Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 6th 2025 Thursday, 6th of Mar. 2025 Sea Cloud Spirit 07:00 am 01:30 pm

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