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Puerto Jimenez Getting Around

On Foot:

Walking is the best means of getting around downtown Puerto Jimenez. For visitors staying in a hotel outside of town, taxis can be found at the soccer field. Most hotels, restaurants and stores will gladly call a cab for tourists. Recommended drivers:

Alfredo: 8878-1444

Esteban: 8832-1429

Denis: 8839-1302

Sample one-way fares from Puerto Jimenez to local destinations:

Playa Preciosa: $10

Cabo Matapalo: $35

Sierpe: $100

Colectivo Taxi:

A flatbed truck known as the colectivo taxi runs daily from Puerto Viejo to Carate via Cabo Matapalo. It is a safe and cheap alternative to private taxis. The colectivo departs Puerto Jimenez at 6:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for Carate, passing Matapalo at about 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The trip takes roughly one hour and costs $4. It leaves Carate for Puerto Jimenez at 8:30 a.m. and at 4:00 p.m., passing through Matapalo at 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Puerto Jimenez Travel Guide

Puerto Jimenez Weather

Current Conditions

75°F (24°C) Intermittent clouds

Humidity: 85%

Wind: 1.86 miles per hour, ENE

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Puerto Jimenez Tides

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Low 5:34 a.m. 8.01 ft. (2.44 m.)
High 5:47 a.m. 8.40 ft. (2.56 m.)
High 6:01 a.m. 8.14 ft. (2.48 m.)
Low 11:54 a.m. 1.77 ft. (0.54 m.)

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