Cahuita is a village of about 3,000 inhabitants on the Caribbean coast of the Central American country Costa Rica. It is located about 43 km south-east of Limon, 15 km north of Puerto Viejo. The place is one of the centers for individual tourism in Costa Rica. In 1991, the area was largely destroyed by an earthquake. Cahuita is one of the second-oldest national park in the country in which, among other things, howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys and sloths live. The land area of ​​the park comprises about 1,068 hectares.