Puerto Vargas – Cahuita

Puerto Vargas – Cahuita

This is also a very beautiful beach and belongs to Cahuita National Park. It runs for several kilometers going from the point with the same name to the mouth of the Carbon River. It has three sections, each different from the next and each beautiful due to its abundant vegetation. The first section that runs north to south runs from this point to an área that juts out known as Puerto Vargas. Here the waters are cristal clear and calm due to the presence of the coarl reef. The second section has darker colored sand and the waves are soft to moderate. It runs from Puerto Vargas to the park entrance to the beach. The third section goes from this last point to the mounth of the Carbon River and is an open beach with stronger waves. It has been honored with the Blue Flag Ecological Symbol to identify it as a clean and secure beach. This beach has camping áreas, parking áreas, bathroom facilities, showers, and a Park Administration office. Nearby one finds Punta Cahuita, an excellent place for those who love to snorkeling and see the ocean bottom. Here unimaginable shapes and textures, tropical fish of radiant colors, sponges, manra rays, sea turtles and starfish.