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    A weekend in Puntarenas may be exactly what you need to unwind from a hectic lifestyle. You can go shopping in Puntarenas in one of the local shops or boutiques and find many arts and crafts created by the local people. Puntarenas tourism is laid back and welcoming which means you can visit the sights at your leisure. Some of the Puntarenas attractions include the Catholic Church which has windows reminiscent of ship portholes and the Las Casa de la Cultura. Other Puntarenas sights are the Museo Histórico Marino which explains why the Puntarenas culture is firmly entrenched in a maritime history. To enjoy shopping in Puntarenas, stroll the Paseo de los Turistas and take your time visiting the shops and boutiques.Of course, Puntarenas tourism promotes the beautiful area beaches like Playa Doña Aña. Close to the beaches is the new Parque Marino del Pacifico which is a saltwater aquarium. If you want to venture out into the small surrounding islands, Tortuga Island should be on your list of things to do in Puntarenas. You can swim or lie on the beach on Tortuga Island or any of the other local beaches. When visiting Puntarenas in February, you can attend the Puntarenas Carnival which is a lively affair of dancing, music and plenty of partying.