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Cariblue

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Cariblue

Relaxed and unpretentious mid-range resort on the Caribbean coast, with spacious hardwood bungalows dotted throughout a tropical garden.

The small and attractive mid-range Cariblue resort is set just across from the renowned sand of surf of Punta Cocles, near Cahuita National Park and its abundance of flora and fauna.

There are 22 thatched, hardwood bungalows in a tropical garden, simply furnished with wicker furniture, ceiling fan, mosquito netting, mosaic-tiled bathroom and a shady veranda with hammock. All are linked to the ranch-style main building by a path that weaves around a sloping lawn.

There is an attractive freeform swimming pool and a children’s pool. The self-contained cottages are great for families, with two double beds and a bunk bed, while standard rooms are in palm-thatched duplex bungalows, sleeping up to four. Guests can dine in the hotel restaurant or eat out in one of the numerous cafés in laidback Puerto Viejo.

What our clients say

97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.

“The Cariblue is friendly and the accommodation good - but hot water not plumbed into the basin taps though showers good. We were asked to leave the lounge bar area at 10pm as the staff were locking up. The hotel is not "on the beach" but across a small but busy road and about a mile south of the local town (Puerto Viejo) and well south of Limon. The beach is good but there are notices advising against swimming because of the dangerous rip tides. We were told this is the case with all the beaches in that area. From Cariblue we (4 of us) took a trip to the Sloth Sanctuary - most interesting and a 4 hr (turned into 6) hike up into the rain forest with a very good guide (Alex).”

SC, Norwich

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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.

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Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

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    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

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    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

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    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.

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    Lina Fuller - Travel Expert

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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