Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera), Costa Rica
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Approximately 7½ Hours
San José is a beautiful city, full of contrasts. Although small in area, it offers plenty of museums, parks and open spaces with a legacy of early 20th-century architecture. Your visit to the country's capital city is a chance to observe the lifestyle of its people, and to see important landmarks, such as the Court District and the Congress, and residential areas.
Watch for the beautiful Metropolitan Park at La Sabana, where people gather to exercise, walk or socialize in a serene environment among tall trees and colorful flowers.
View the beautiful National Stadium -- home to some of the most important sport and cultural activities in the nation.
You will visit Costa Rica's National Theatre -- a real jewel that boasts one of the ten most beautiful ceilings in the world.
The Gold Museum showcases some interesting relics of Costa Rican history.
Enjoy a delicious lunch en route.
Returning to the ship, you'll visit El Jardín Market. Browse, purchase souvenirs, sample delicious tropical fruit or enjoy a cup of freshly-brewed Costa Rican coffee as marimba music plays.
Please note: In the unlikely event that the National Theatre or the Gold Museum is closed, a visit to the National Museum will be substituted. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Long pants, rain gear and jacket are recommended.