If you like white sandy beaches sunny weather and the sound of peace and tranquility, then you are definitely in the right place. Punta Leona Costa Rica is located in the Central Pacific of Costa Rica. It is a beach of crystal clear water, gentle waves and enormous beauty that is located in T?rcoles, Puntarenas.
You will be picked up at your hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia and transferred to the beach of Punta Leona to start our fishing tour inshore for approx. 3 to 4 hrs where you can fish for species such as Croaker and Red Snapper.
This is a fully equipped tour including all rods with line and lures (do not hesitate to bring your favorites from home if you wish), specialized fishing kayaks with comfortable seats, life jackets, and all the necessary safety equipment along with an experienced guide and fishing enthusiastic.
What You Can Expect
The Kayak fishing and crocodile observation tour begins in the morning hours between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. You will be picked up in a transport minivan from your comfortable and cozy hotel in San Jose, Heredia or Alajuela. Feel free to take along a backpack or carry-on if you need to as the vehicle has enough space for cargo.
The drive is approximately one hour and forty minutes from San Jose to Punta Leona beach. On the way there you can enjoy a view of the mountainous Costa Rican landscape with layers of hills and mountains covered in different shades of green forests. Three-quarters of the way at the Tarcoles river we will make a short stop to walk across the Tarcoles river bridge for a chance to observe the crocodiles in their natural habitat. If you have not seen many crocodiles this will be a unique experience considering it is so many of them at the bed of the river as well as swimming in it. The crocodile range from babies to full grown adults ranging as to up to more than four meters in length. Feel free to take your camera or mobile phone to take pictures. During the shortstop, you can also visit the local restaurant and souvenir shop at the same location if you would like to take a gift or something to remember back with you.
Once back on the road, it will be about 30 minutes to the final destination of Punta Leona where you can enjoy the warm sun, white sand, the crystal clear waters, the sound of those gentle tides as they wash ashore and you can simply relax underneath one of the many almond trees. The beach is one of the more peaceful and attractive beaches in northern Puntarenas and the only 5-star beach in the central Pacific region of Costa Rica. In addition to the white sand and almond trees that surround this small but?heavenly site, the place is perfect for a swim or snorkel around a coral reef found on the beach. It is a place that becomes more popular every day among national and foreign tourists because of its beauty.
Near the beach there is also the Punta Leona refuge, created over 25 years ago to protect the region’s varied flora and fauna, consisting primarily of lush rainforests and also functions as a research center for birds and mammals as well as a habitat for more than 330 birds and different species.
Upon arrival, the equipment will be unloaded and you will be provided safety instructions related to the tour, kayaking, and fishing. Lunch will be coordinated depending on if there are any changes on the pickup and arrival time, normally it can be before the main activity or somewhere in between.
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Bottled water
- Souvenir photos
- Alcoholic drinks
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Minimum 2 people per booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- Not wheelchair accessible
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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From your hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia Departure time To be coordinated prior to a?pick-up date.
12 hours (approx.)