Artists, Art, Arts and Crafts
In Puerto Viejo, Limón, Costa Rica
Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa
Rica, is a culturally rich environment,
with many artists and artisans both local and from
all over the world. In Puerto Viejo, elements of
afro-Caribbean, Latino, and Bribri indigenous culture
combine to create a unique artistic milieu.
In the streets of Puerto Viejo,
one can find local vendors and artists selling their
wares in an open fair-like atmosphere. Jewelry,
gift items, beadwork, clothing, and arts and crafts
from many parts of Latin America can be found here.
Often traveling artists will come through on their
way along the coast, giving the local art market
There are also many gift and souvenir
shops in Puerto Viejo, including our excellent souvenir
shop here at Cariblue, where you can find all sorts
of local and indigenous arts and crafts, as well
as beach accessories with a very good value.
Puerto Viejo is also home to the
Lu Lu Berlu Galleria, one of the finest art galleries
in Costa Rica, operated by the famous French mosaic
artist Lu Lu Berlu. Cariblue has around various
mosaics from this appreciated artist.