Costa Rica Vacation and Sport Fishing


Location: Manuel Antonio, Quepos

After your arrival on January 9th, you will be transported or drive a SUV to Quepos/Manuel Antonio. This area was chosen because it's the best match for your itinerary and time available. Sport fishing, scuba diving, canopy, and kayaking, all at one location with plenty of entertainment both day and night for everyone. Quepos / Manuel Antonio is a step back from the main tourist areas allowing for your party to really get a more complete feeling of the splendor Costa Rica has to offer.
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Itinerary January 9th - 13th (party of 7)
Day 1 and 2
Costa Verde in Manuel Antonio
3 Nights in Manuel Antonio (day 1)

After arrival you will be picked up by our shuttle. From there you will be leaving to Quepos immediately. This is a fairly long trip taking 4 to 5 hours.

Your first three night's lodging is located only a few minutes away from downtown Quepos and about 300 yards from the beach. Currently available is one bungalow that sleeps 6, a studio that sleeps 4, or one efficiency that sleeps 4. These rooms do not have ocean view, though from other locations like the El Avon (a 1954 C-123 Airplane) bar/club, the view of the Pacific is great. Above and below are just a few pictures. To see more please visit: Costa Verde Manuel Antonio

Make sure you spend some time there and you will see more pictures of the type rooms they have available that are mentioned above. Better hurry though.

Costa Verde Airplane Bar

Quepos Sport Fishing (day two)

Quepos is well known for all types of entertainment and fishing is surely one that many visit this southern little hideaway. We have chosen a boat for your party. It's a 36' Hatteras with AC, new engines, and all the gear needed to be very comfortable and will handle up to six fishermen. This boat has a excellent record in the Quepos area for not only catching fish, but making sure the client is well taken care of.

Charter Boat
Birthday (eve of day two)

Manuel Antonio RestaurantsWe recommend one of these three very popular restaurants for your birthday. The first #1 would be Barba Roja (roha). Fabulous ocean views, ranked top by Frommer's and many others. Good prices and large portions. Known very well for parties.


La Cantina #2 and #3(cyber cafe train) is located where you will be staying if there is still room available. This place also has the Airplane bar as well. Popular for all ages, good food, great views, and a Costa Rica nightlife environment.


The great thing about the latter two is you will be moments from your rooms and still not be limited for entertainment and great food.


Itinerary and Suggestions
Day One:

Arrival, Car, travel to Quepos

You will picked up at the airport and be taken to Quepos / Manuel Antonio and check into your hotel.

Day Two:

Deep Sea Fishing

You can take a taxi down to the docks at 7AM to board the boat. In some cases if the fish and game people are on site each person will be required to get a fishing license at $24 per person.

You have a couple great places to choose from in which to celebrate your birthday, in fact you could go to all of them or more.

Day Three:

Scuba Diving and Canopy Tour

Your morning will start out with a briefing on where your going and what type of diving you will be doing. You will have to provide your scuba certifications or otherwise go through a training class.

In the afternoon your transportation to and from the canopy tour is covered by the canopy company, so you won't need transportation.

Day Four:

Sea Kayaking off Manuel Antonio

This will be your last day so we have arranged for a half day of Kayaking allowing you plenty of time for your return trip to your hotel in San Jose the evening before you leave.

Day Five:

Returning to the airport

You will take the shuttle bus from the hotel to the airport after breakfast at Denny's.

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Days 3, 4, and 5
Scuba Diving (morning of day three)
Costa Rica scuba diving in Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio offers good diving areas with little wait time. You can have your choice of a morning or afternoon session. Typical 1/2 dives involve two dive locations. After being briefed you will be at your first dive site within 15min. The two best of six locations will be chosen based upon water conditions. Volcanic rock formations with caves, coral, and an abundance of marine life. You can see more information here: Manuel Antonio Scuba Diving.

  • Isla Largo
  • Canyon Reef
  • Light House Rock
  • El Auario
  • Pixie Rock
  • Ola quita
Canopy tour (afternoon day three)
Canopy tour in Manuel Antonio
  • 1500 meters long, one mile
  • 16 platforms
  • 12 cables
  • 1 355m and 1 430m cable
  • 5 minutes from Quepos

Take a bird's-eye look at nature from our jungle canopy

Designed for safety. 100% Safety record. Never an injury

After the 16th platform walk a few meters to Rancho Casa Grande, a Four Star Hotel with full amenities. Try the full bar and excellent food.


Kayaking (morning day four)
Ocean Kayak Manuel Antonio Costa Rica

Paddle near islands to see the nesting grounds of sea birds. Paddling a kayak on the open ocean can be an exciting way to experience Costa Rica's marine and coastal wonders. Sea kayaking is much easier than river kayaking, and most trips can be done by people who have never tried the sport before. A sea kayaking tour is an opportunity to get a close look at the myriad of life below and above the ocean's surface; from flying fish and sea turtles to frigate birds and pelicans. Explore some hard to reach offshore islands and coastal estuaries.

Return to San Jose (afternoon day four)

San Jose HotelIt will take approximately four hours to drive back to San Jose from Quepos depending on the the traffic and how fast you drive.



You will be spending the evening at the Garden Court Hotel.



It's a great place to relax with a casino, pool, and a happy hour at Pirates Bar & Grill.



Excellent ratings on



Free breakfast at Denny's Restaurant and free Internet access in the lobby.



Shuttles to the Airport every 20min. or when needed.

3 nights lodging in Quepos/Manuel Antonio and one night in San Jose.


1 day fishing on a 36' Hateras (up to six)


1/2 day scuba diving (two tank) $105/per pers.


1/2 day canopy tour @ $61 per person


1/2 sea kayaking @ $75 per person


Using our private shuttle to and from Quepos


Total (add-ons below)


Additions, changes, notes
Using our shuttle

Just a little cramped

Being all your activities are in the same area we could take you to your hotel, drop you off, and return you back to San Jose for $450.

That would save you $500 to $600 in car rental, plus you don't have to deal with directions. You would use taxis while you were in the Quepos area.



The prices listed are either exact or very close. They include the use of payment by credit card because many service providers charge additional fees for their use.

Some of the prices are listed per person so you can adjust as needed. You might only choose to go out on one boat instead of two if one or more of your party doesn't want to fish.



The prices here can change. Each service provider can change prices without notice. This itinerary is based upon the availability of each one of these service providers at this time. Obviously, things can change between now and which time the reservation is made. In the event one or more services are not available, we have the right to find another provider of equal or better quality. You will be notified of this for your approval.


You can visit our main site for more information at:

Costa Rica Sport Fishing and also Costa Rica Tour Guide

Contact Information

Located in Costa Rica
US Phone:  719-686-2904
CR Phone:  011-506-588-1375
CR Mobile: 011-506-356-8780
Lee Johnson (manager)

Package for 7 Includes:

• 4 days, 4 nights lodging
• Shuttle Transportation
• 1 day Sport Fishing*

1/2 day Scuba Diving

1/2 day Canopy (zip line)

1/2 day Sea Kayaking
* not inc. tip & licenses


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