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Vargas Park

Vargas Park Calle 1 & Avenida 2, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
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Handy to ship

We didn't plan any excursions in Limon so we just walked a little bit around town, not much to see... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Peggy D
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Centerville, Massachusetts
Park Next to Cruise Port

Just outside the cruise port, Vargas Park has many high trees, the dense leaves blocked sunbeam... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
yina2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good19%
  • Average41%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible4%
25 Feb 2018
“Handy to ship”
18 Dec 2017
“Park Next to Cruise Port”
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Vargas Park Calle 1 & Avenida 2, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We didn't plan any excursions in Limon so we just walked a little bit around town, not much to see but we saw the park and decided to check it out. It is located at the end of town near the ocean. The trees are...More

Thank Peggy D
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Just outside the cruise port, Vargas Park has many high trees, the dense leaves blocked sunbeam, forming a cool micro environment. You can watch sloths playing on the trees or take a relaxing walk. This park is also the meeting point for a free walking...More

Thank yina2014
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We left our cruise ship to walk in the downtown area of Limon. Like the rest of the area Vargas Park was run-down and you had had a constant concern for your safety. Not even sure why the cruise ship would stop here other than...More

Thank NSRoadrunner
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

At one time this must have been a pretty little park but not now. Littered. Run down. Trees need LO)TS of attention. Broken glass everywhere. NOT a good place for children. If "local culture" includes drunks and homeless, then this fits the bill.

Thank Joeb1943
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Puerto Limon and Vargas Park as a stop on a cruise. We have visited Puerto Rico before and previously took trips on the Tortuguero Canal and the Rainforest tour. This visit we thought we would explore the town itself. I was traveling with...More

Thank gingko2
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

I'd describe this as an average park. Great foliage but several walkways and trash areas in need of repair. Nice shady areas to get out of the sun. There is a statue and of course, the cement canopy in the main picture. We saw several...More

Thank SerenaandRob
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Vargas Park is the only place we found in Puerto Limon within walking distance of shipyard where the cruise ship docked that was worth seeing.

Thank Mike T
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

It´s just a park! This park maybe was beautiful, with the first look you can tell this was far behind in the past, cause nowdays really needs maintenance, some touristic attractions.......something....anything that could make it worthy to visit!!!. The beach it´s dirty and has so...More

Thank A_Hanzou
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

They are at present doing this park up, quite slowly. You can see Sloth's and varieties of bird life here, the Sloth's are a bit difficult to spot on your own but you will see kids around asking for a dollar to show you where...More

1  Thank Steven W
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were on a Cruise April 2016 and decided to venture out to the park... a small rain forest... so much potential to be a clean place to visit. It appears that they are trying to upgrade the sidewalks but looks like they ran out...More

1  Thank goshawk99
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