In 1502 Columbus established a dwelling at this port and it has grown, but it was not until 1870 a real harbour was established in order to export bananas, nuts and grains. Now it has a vibrant town with a palm lined promenade, cafes and open an air market. Local wine and fruit are as important as the handicrafts. A boat trip on a Panga (power boat) along the coast will allow you the chance to see birds, fish, alligators and turtles and bats. This a place where a walk around. Limón is gateway to Rainforest Aerial Tram ride through the canopy of a 1,000-acre nature reserve or a jungle boat trip. You could also Tarzan-style the canopy on a series of horizontal traverse cables or visit multi-coloured butterflies and birds fly in this living, breathing forest. This is a film of a Tour by Bus from the Norwegian Pearl.

Many new cruisers head for the Caribbean or USA coast first, and Mexico is a great place to party and discover.

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Disaster in the Caribbean! The book series has been in the charts for months. Book 3 sees Violet with a new job on board and a new boss in the USA and Caribbean. It does not go well. Adult action romance on a cruise. Follow author Sally Katz by clicking her name and then on the author page on Amazon, click follow. Then as she releases a new book your are informed.

Marella Cruises to USA / Central America – click here to view Marella Cruise’s own web site page for –  Central America Cruise deals page