Caribbean Coast

Counter culture at the beach

The Caribbean beach towns of Puerto Viejo and Cahuita have always attracted a counter-culture vibe and so have had a strong LGBT presence. Eco-tourism, yoga, massage and a great selection of gay and lesbian owned boutique style accommodations await you along with unbeatable beaches and spectacular nature.

If you need transport from San Jose to the Caribbean Coast, there are regular buses and shuttles as well as turboprop flights to Limon. You can see all the transport options between any two points in Costa Rica on our transport planner.

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Couple marries in Costa Rica

A couple of New York decided to travel to Costa Rica for marriage. This is Dacia Kwiatkowski and Rachel Chase, who are residents of Brooklyn, New York, United States, and joined civilly in Cahuita. The ceremony was attended by 37 people between family members and friends of the couple. Came to marry in national territory because it was here where he organized his …

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Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica

The Inter-American Human Rights Court published an opinion Jan. 9 stating that all of its signatory countries should provide gay couples with the same legal rights to marriage as heterosexual couples. See article.

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Inside Costa Rica’s Pride

Back on January 9, the Inter American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) ruled that all its member states, including Costa Rica, must recognize same-sex marriage along with the same rights that heterosexual couples enjoy. See article.

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