Located in the city of Moin, Puerto Moin is one of the busiest ports in the country of Costa Rica. Managed by the Junta de la Administracion Portuaria y DEsaroolo Economico the port is fast becoming a port of entry to the country that is the envy of others.
In recent years, the port authority has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to improve the cruise terminal areas of the port to accommodate larger ships and more passengers. The port size is currently set at a smaller size and the port management Caribbean JAPDEVA has plans to expand it to have better facilities and docking stations.
Puerto Moin cruise port plans to accommodate as much as 140 vessels in its docking area in the future. The Puerto Moin cruise terminal offers services of 24 hours a day with facilities that include water services, berthing stay, loading and unloading cruise passengers at the Moin and Limon docking stations and tug services for cargo ships. The port authority plans to develop the berths to accommodate larger cruise ships that will benefit the tourism industry in the area.
Stores in the nearby city of Limon include the central market where stores line up the streets and sell various wares and products locally made and produced.
Things to see
Moin is located near the town of Limon. The area is flowing with natural beauty and grandeur. The Tortueguero National Park is one of the top tourist areas near the town. The park has a river channel that connects with the Moin port just north of the Barra del Colorado. The National Park is perfect for horseback riding, hiking and recreational cycling. Trekking paths created for hiking make easier access and preventing of any accidents from happening.
The town of Moin is also famous for nearby attractions in Liomn that includes the Black Star Line, the Port and the Telegraph Building.
Restaurants and Bars
The city is not that much into the nightlife that abound most other port of calls in the country. Restaurants that offer specialty cuisine and dishes however, are abundant. The Upper Deck Sports Bar and Restaurant, Donde Henry’s, Tipicio Luci Restaurant and the El Loco Natural Restaurant serve dishes that reek of Costa Rican origin. For fine dining, you have choices of the Bread and Chocolate Restaurant, Kelly Creek Hotel Restaurante and Ms Edith’s Restaurant. Costa Rican Cuisine is influenced both by Portuguese and Spanish culture.