Puntarenas has a beach right at the dock area , shops and vendors close by
Of course there are the usually tour guides outside the gate
Many on our cruise did a tour with charlie Soto...ziplining
Puerto Quetzal has a tourist village, restaurant in the dock are ..not much else..you can take a private tour from the tourist info desk or go past the vendors to the taxi tours .
Take the trip to Antigua if you are into historical sites
Alexandr Pushkin, Carnival-Holiday, HAL-(old)Westerdam, Orient lines-Marco Polo, Royal Olympic-Olympic, NCL-Dream, Dawn-Princess, ACCL-Grande Caribe, Oceania-Insignia (3), Regatta(4) Marina (1) St Lawrence Cruise Lines-Canadian Empress
Scenic River cruise June 11,2012