In-shore Angler

Troll, Cast, or Jig for Jacks, Grouper, Snapper, and the Famous Roosterfish!


Rate per person from* $2,062
Number of nights: 7

If going deep sea fishing and trolling all day doesn’t interest you, then this package should. You’ll try a more hands-on approach by spending your time in-shore fishing for a variety of species like mackerel, jacks, grouper, snapper, snook, and the famous roosterfish. Troll, cast, or jig to your heart’s content.

*Prices reflect our best approximation of low and high season rates and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.


Day 1—Fly into San José, Costa Rica, where you will be met inside the airport and taken right to your private transfer. From there we will drive you 2.5 hours up and over mountains and down to the Pacific Coast until we reach the fishing town of Quepos and the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. Here you’ll stay at the gorgeous La Mansion Inn, which is one of Manuel Antonio’s top boutique hotels. With just 26 rooms you are guaranteed great service and the peace and quiet you deserve on a tropical vacation.

Day 2—Use this day to catch up from sleep after a day of traveling. You can relax at the pool, walk to the nearby Playa Biesanz, or take the free shuttle to the Manuel Antonio National Park.

Day 3—Your first full day of fishing! Head out on the clear blue Pacific waters in front of the Manuel Antonio National Park and troll near the rocky islands and under water reefs for a huge variety of game fish. On any given day you can catch mackerel, jacks, African pompano, grouper, cubera snapper, red snapper, dog tooth snapper, barracuda, and, of course, the prized roosterfish.

Day 4—This day is yours! This is a free day to relax and just enjoy your beautiful surroundings in Costa Rica. Hang out at the rooftop pool bar and lounge or head down to the Manuel Antonio National Park to enjoy their three gorgeous beaches and spot wildlife including monkeys, iguanas, snakes, and sloths.

Day 5—Full day of sportfishing! Head back out for another day of non-stop action in-shore fishing. If you want to try something really fun, have your captain take you close to the river mouths near the national park where you will cast into the surf and wait for the really big snook to come. Assuming all goes well, you are eating fresh ceviche by sunset!

Day 6—Take a break from the fishing and see what else Costa Rica has to offer. Play Tarzan as you ride the zip lines over and through the rainforest. Canopy Safari offers 21 platforms, 13 cables, and two Tarzan swings!

Day 7—One more half day of in-shore fishing along the Central Pacific’s vibrant coast. The rocky coast line and several islands make for the perfect habitat for huge roosterfish and sometimes even wahoo if you are really lucky.

Day 8—Get picked up at the hotel and taken to the Quepos Airstrip just 10 minutes away. Avoid the three-hour drive back by taking a 25-minute domestic flight to the San José international airport for your flight home.


This package includes these hotels:

  • La Mansion Inn

    La Mansion Inn

    Focusing on eco-luxury, privacy, and first-class service, this luxury inn features an incredible view of the Manuel Antonio coastline all within one of the most ecologically diverse areas of Costa Rica.

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This package includes these tours:

  • Sportsfishing in Manuel Antonio

    Manuel Antonio, often referred to as the 'fishing capital' of Costa Rica, is the launch point for some of the best fishing in the world.

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  • Safari Canopy

    Travel across the forest suspended by cables. While you feel the adrenaline rush, try to make sure to be on the lookout for exotic animals like titi monkeys, poison dart frogs, and toucans!

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