It has an extension of 220 km, it ranges from Punta Castilla, at the mouth of the San Juan river, to the Sixaola river. It has a tropical rainy climate that leaves the coast under the influence of the northeast trade winds. The equatorial current of the Gulf of Mexico passes through this coast, which allows coral formations to abound, which does not occur on the Pacific coast.
Its main beaches are: North Caribbean (Tortuguero National Park) and South Caribbean (Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Punta Cocles, Punta Uva and Manzanillo). Some of the most sought after activities are Rafting, Snorkeling, Bird and Sloth Watching, Hike through Cahuita National Park, Visit to the Tortuguero mangrove and many more.