Sailing is a beautiful way to explore the Costa Rican coastline. You can often see turtles, dolphins, and even whales playing in the sea. There are a number of companies located in Tamarindo and Flamingo that offer sailing experiences. We would like to share a couple of our favorites…
Marlin del Rey
This established company offers tours from Playa Flamingo, Playa Tamarindo, and Playas de Coco. They have three custom boats that are 65 and 66 feet. The tours will take you to a bay where you can enjoy snorkeling, paddle boarding, and swimming in peaceful waters. They offer an open bar and special feast of barbecue chicken, Spanish rice, beans, chips, fruit, and homemade cookies. The boat returns while you enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Based out of Flamingo, this 50-foot boat features four cabins each with their own private bath and a full kitchen. Day and overnight private and semi-private charters with are available. You can enjoy an open bar, delicious tacos, appetizers, and fruits. Experience fishing and snorkeling at specially selected locations, equipment is provided. Perfect, personalized service.
Enjoy the beautiful Costa Rican sunsets from this 80 foot Sparkman and Stephens schooner. This family owned business is based out of Tamarindo. Gourmet food is served including curry soup, fresh salmon and tuna, and Portobello mushrooms. Full Moon Tour, Witch’s Rock Overnight, Half Day Tour, and Private Charters are available.
Costa Rica Sailing Center
This complete sailing center offers a variety of sailing activities from sailing lessons for kids and adults to rentals. Based out of their beachfront location in Playa Portero, this is a perfect place for people that are just learning to sail and the experienced seamen. It is not just for sailing, locals and tourist love to socialize at their fantastic restaurant and bar. Sailing tours and fishing tours are available.
If you would like more information about sailing in Costa Rica, or would like to share your experience, contact me! Courtney Borquet, Owner/Broker