A day at the beach with a little shopping thrown in, what could be better! Don your swimsuit and take a dip or bask on the beach and enjoy the view of Punta Uva beach on the Costa Rica’s Caribbean area. Then go for a short visit to the Puerto Viejo Village with its distinctive Caribbean flair exploring the handmade crafts created by local artisans. Afterwards you will return to the ship. On this excursion you will: Enjoy a day at the beach and go shopping. Come with us as we visit the small and cozy Punta Uva Lounge in beautiful Puerto Viejo: “The Jewel” of Costa Rica’s Caribbean region. Enjoy a scenic relaxing 75-minute bus ride to the beach club where you will be warmly welcomed and given a moment to get ready for the beach. Take a dip in the refreshing waters or simply bask on the beach while surrounded by an amazing diversity of a forest. Fresh fruits, a snack, sandwich and beverages are provided for your pleasure. You may see some wildlife so keep your eyes open! Sloth, monkeys, and the brilliant Morph butterfly may be seen. Then a quick trip will take you into the town of Puerto Viejo with its distinctive Caribbean flair. Explore the market and the crafts.