Holy Costa Rica!
Fish in Both the Caribbean and the Pacific in This Week-long Vacation!
- DAY BY DAY
How does it sound to visit two coast, and combine it with 4 full days of thrilling, world-class fishing? Simply put, this is our favorite fishing adventure. It is an absolute must for any angler!
You’ll begin on the Caribbean coast, where you’ll fish for giant tarpon and snook. Then fly across the country to the Pacific coast. You’ll fish for sailfish, marlin, dorado, tuna, snapper, and roosterfish. See an incredible array of wildlife and natural beauty in addition to world class sportfishing.
This Fishing Adventure Includes:
- 4 full-day offshore fishing tour. Fish from sunrise to sunset!
- Exclusive Airport ‘Meet and Greet’ service. We’ll greet you off the plane and going through customs will be a breeze
- Private transfer to Grano de Oro with an English-speaking driver
- 1-night lodging at Grano de Oro*
- Private transfer to Aninga Lodge with an English-speaking driver
- 2-night lodging at La Mansión Inn*
- Domestic flight from Tortuguero to San José
- Domestic flight from San José to Quepos
- 1-night lodging at La Mansión Inn*
- Private transfer back to Quepos Airstrip for your flight to San José
* Breakfast included.
Your first port of call is the remote and stunning Tortuguero. A panga (a small boat) will take you through deep jungle, through the river and finally, to your resort. In this part of your fishing adventure, you will enjoy a world away from it all where the animals still rule. From turtles to sharks and some of the world’s largest tarpon.
From Tortuguero you will board a short internal flight back to San Jose and then on to Quepos, one of the world’s greatest sports fishing grounds Upon arrival, you will board your boat and head out to the famed FADS/Seamounts of Costa Rica. Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience which cannot be had anywhere else in the world.
You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.
DAY BY DAY
Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!
Arrive into San José, Costa Rica, where our “Meet and Greet” service will take you to your private transfer. You’ll spend your first night here in the capital city at the beautiful Grano de Oro Hotel. This former colonial mansion is home to one of the finest restaurants in the country.
Grano de Oro Hotel
Day 2: Getting Settled
Head out early in the morning for your transfer to Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast. Tortuguero, a 400-acre natural paradise, is one of the world’s most important sea turtle nesting sites. This nature reserve is also home to world-record tarpon and snook. Check in and get settled in at Aninga Lodge.
Day 3 and 4: Costa Rica Tarpon Fishing
Head out fishing with the best. Whenever you are – in Quepos Costa Rica or in the middle of Lake Arenal – we will provide the best guides, with decades of expertise in sportfishing.
Depending on what you catch on day three, you can also opt to fish the freshwater canals. If saltwater is what you prefer, you can look for snook, snapper, jacks, kingfish, and even wahoo.
Day 5: Change scenery!
You will board an early morning flight from Tortuguero back to San José. Once back in the capital city and main hub, you will fly to Quepos for the second half of your fishing vacation. Move from the isolated Caribbean coast to the more developed Pacific side. Upon arrival to Quepos, you will head to Marina Pez Vela and your awaiting boat.
Day 6: Out on the Water
Start you day out with fresh coffee and breakfast after traveling through the night. Your day will consist of nothing but fishing from sunup to sunset. The tour takes care of your lunch, dinner and drinks – so don’t worry! You’ll spend this night on the water.
Day 7: Reprise
You will repeat the events from Day 6 and chug back to the marina upon sunset.
Day 8: Unwind and Rewind
After arriving to the marina early in the morning, you will leave the boat and head to La Mansion Inn. You will spend your last night on land relaxing and remembering your vacation.
La Mansion Inn
Day 9: Head Home
We will pick you up and take you to the Quepos Airstrip for a 25-minute flight back to San José.
Holy Costa Rica! includes staying at:
Grano de Oro Hotel is a surprising oasis in downtown San Jose downtown, offering boutique-style services, luxury accommodations, and one of the finest restaurants in the country.« View Hotel »
This is a great hotel for no-frills, wildlife experience. Set in the rainforest, it's five minutes away from Tortuguero National Park.« View Hotel »
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.« View Hotel »
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