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  1. Add Costa Rica to your Bucket List! | Newbie Traveler

    […] Viejo –  along the Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo has a little bit of both. Now more developed than it once was, if you make your way far from the […]

  2. Brittany
    Brittany at |

    I’m a solo traveler (female) planning to go to Puerto Viejo. You mentioned that crime and gangs are present at night, but would you say that they have the same presence during the daytime? I don’t plan to involve myself in the nightlife but would like to enjoy bicycling and beaching during the day without feeling too uncomfortable. What was your experience?

    1. Anne
      Anne at |

      Hi Brittany – I didn’t feel a strong uncomfortable presence during the day in PV. We biked and walked around a lot and I most always felt safe!


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