Welcome to the Puerto Caldera cruise port guide. Puntarenas or Puerto Caldera? Some cruise itineraries are not very clear about your destination in Costa Rica. Fact is Puerto Caldera and Puntarenas are two different cruise ports approximately 20 km away from each other but in both cases Puntarenas is the nearest town of interest. This is the cruise port guide for Puerto Caldera. Click here if your ship will dock in Puntarenas. Find out all you need to know about Puerto Caldera in the cruise port guide underneath.