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Costa Rica is often referred to as the Rich Coast, and it’s not difficult to see why. Its lush mountains, dense rain forests, absolutely pristine beaches and wild flowing rivers are one reason why it visitors say it’s as close to a tropical paradise as you can get.
Costa Rica is known for its sportfishing. In fact, anglers travel to costa Rica from all over the world to enjoy the challenge and the thrill of catching some of the biggest sport fish in the world. Stay in Costa Rica provides vacationers with everything they need for an extraordinary experience in Costa Rica, from connections with the best accommodations in the area, to guest services, area information, a list of local things to do, rates and specials and much more.
If you’re going to Costa Rica for the sportfishing- you’re in for the time of your life. Stay in Costa Rica offers:
- From 26 ft. center-consoles to 60 ft. luxury yachts.
- Bilingual and experienced Captains and mates.
- Most boats are equipped with GPS, color fish finders, emergency first aid kits, and state of the art big game fishing rods.
- Fishing trips include: Bait, tackle, beers, drinks, snacks and lunch (for full day trips).
One of the main reasons why Costa Rica sportfishing is so great is because of the country’s proximity to the fertile blue water that offers a plethora of fantastic fish. Sport fishers can catch sailfish, snook, red snapper, roosterfish, yellow fin tuna, wahoo, dorado, grouper, and rainbow runner all day long as they soak in the sun and relax on a charter fishing boat.
Perhaps the best catch of all during your Costa Rica sportfishing vacation will be the mighty marlin. Known to frequent the water of Costa Rica, marlins weigh around 600 pounds and can often eclipse 1,000 pounds! These giant fish provide a truly unforgettable fishing experience, as there’s nothing quite like battling a marlin as you reel it in. The best time to catch marlin is from December to April, but they can be caught at any time of the year.
Chances are you’ll have a great shot at catching a marlin anytime you head out on a Costa Rica sportfishing trip, but if not, the sailfish is also a worthy adversary. While not as feisty as the marlin, the sailfish provide quite a spectacle as they soar through the air, shimmering and reflecting in the light as the sun catches the large sails upon their backs from which they get their name. Sailfish season is from December to March, with the prime time to fish for them being in February.
If you’re wondering where to begin, many Costa Rica resorts are home to marinas where you can easily catch a boat ride out to the open sea and begin your Marlin hunt, so fishing in Costa Rica couldn’t be any easier or more convenient. One such spot is located at the Costa Rica Los Suenos resort, where you will find a world class marina stocked with charter boats and experienced charter captains.
Take a closer look at Costa Rica sportfishing vacations from Stay in Costa Rica when you visit online at stayincostarica.com. We think you’ll find their sportfishing packages and accommodations to be the best in the area.
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50 meters before Los Sueños Resort Entrance, Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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