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Address: 1,5 km del Relleno, Paquera 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2641 0811
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Description: A variety of exiting places are easy accessible by boat from Bahía Rica...
A variety of exiting places are easy accessible by boat from Bahía Rica. The gulf of Nicoya is known for its spectacular weather, beautiful beaches, impressive cliffs, calm water and islands full of wildlife. Our boat trips will take you to many special places where you can encounter lots of different animals like monkeys, lizards, iguanas, birds, turtles, butterflies, dolphins and a number of different fishes. Bahía Rica also offer a complete sport fishing package after fish like Pacific Sailfish, Roosterfish, Yellow Fin Tuna, Cubera Snapper, Wahoo, Pacific Jack and Marlin of different species.You can experience Costa Rica’s exotic west coast from a kayak with Bahia Rica. Paddle in calm bays with fascinating island where you can go ashore on untouched virgin beaches.
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Nocturnal Enchantment on the Water

We splashed and swirled only in the light of plankton for an hour or so. It was surreal. Our minds couldn't quite reconcile the experience and we we left wondering if it all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We splashed and swirled only in the light of plankton for an hour or so. It was surreal. Our minds couldn't quite reconcile the experience and we we left wondering if it all really happened. It did and we recommend anyone visiting the south Nicoya peninsula to visit Vicky and Thomas for a tour you will never forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We cannot say enough good things about our hosts, Vicky and Thomas. We did the night time Bioluminscent tour and were amazed how water cold glow! Thomas took us out on this and made me feel completely comfortable as I have never kayaked before. The water was so still and peaceful and the glowing algea will be something we never... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Unbelievably beautiful experience! It was so breathtaking to see that phenomenon the first time in my life! The stars over you, the shiny algae underneath you. It feels so good to just be, enjoying our planet's gift and having some nice minutes with your most loved ones surrounded of mystical romantic environment. You get the algae enlighten by "poking" and... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review! We are having such a great time taking people out to experience the bioluminescence - it is truly magic. We are delighted that you enjoyed it so much!! More 

stoneycreek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had the good fortune of staying with the owners for one night at their tree house lodge. What a truly magical evening of kayaking in the night with the bioluminescent algae lighting up the surface of the water with every paddle stroke. The lights in the water reflected the amount of stars in the sky- what an experience! The... More 

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Icedros, Manager at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review, it helps us getting the "word out there" about the amazing bioluminescent water we have here - right in front of our place! We are happy you had a good expereience with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I did the night kayaking trip with bioluminescent algae. Its a short paddle, time and distance. You don't really need much experience and it is not strenuous. The algae is pretty awesome. Every paddle stroke the water lights up. Its a little like being a kid in a bath tub, you spend most of your time slashing to make the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We spent 2 nights camping and kayaking last weekend with Vicky/Vigdis and two of our great friends as well as 3 other wonderful folks! It was Pura Vida as we say in Costa Rica or truly the "Pure Life". The beaches we camped on were gorgeous. The kayaking was also amazing as well as the sunrises and sunsets. Vicky adapts... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

What a fun night! We came in from Puntarenas on the 5:00 ferry. We drove into Bahia Rica. If you're driving in I HIGHLY suggest a 4 wheel drive. It started raining as we were driving from the ferry but we quickly went down to the kayaks with another couple and got started. How beautiful the kayak trip was. Play... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for taking the time to write a review here. And we totally agree with you a little rain does not matter!!! More 

Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We just had the most magical experience! We kayaked at night in the most tranquil and still bay while watching the water glow every time we touched it. It's called bioluminescence--which means that the organisms in the water produce light through a chemical reaction. It's incredible- like nothing you've ever done before. No kayak experience needed, it's very calm and... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

It was a good experience for us as well to take your group out. So far your group was the biggest and most mixed group we have taken out on a night kayak tour. Thank you so much for writing the review and for working with us to make it a safe and enjoyable tour for all! More 

Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I can't remember exactly how much this excursion cost, but I think it was £10-15. It was worth every penny. My friend made a suggestion involving Paquera and bioluminescent algae. I'm a fan of all things marine related, so I said why not. I had no clue as to where Paquera was, what we were going to do there, who... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

We are glad you joined us for a night kayak tour and got to experience the magic of the bio-luminescence! Thank you so much for the recommendation! More 

Carthage
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My son is a casual fisher & I had not been fishing in 30 years. Thomas & Victoria meet our catamaran, picked us up in route to Tortuga and gave us a great day of new experiences on the water. I did not know what to expect, but as soon as Thomas threw in a bonito-bated-line & handed it to... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

It was a blast having you guys out fishing! We are very glad you enjoyed the fishing with us!!! More 

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