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Address: 1,5 km del Relleno, Paquera 60111, Costa Rica
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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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Bioluminescence! Night Kyaking!

You won't find this elsewhere-bioluminescent plankton in a pristine setting. We're in Tambor just for this and it was worth the flight! While Puerto Rica may have something... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

You won't find this elsewhere-bioluminescent plankton in a pristine setting. We're in Tambor just for this and it was worth the flight! While Puerto Rica may have something similar, the experience in calm waters on a moonlit night with 6-8 others is amazing. From novice to expert kayakers, all will enjoy the warm water, expert guide and phenomenal experience. Do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We went night kayaking in the bioluminescence bay and this turned out to be the highlight of the trip! The guide was very gracious and calming while guiding us in the pitch black waters. He pointed out fish that were jumping and explained why the algae in the bay light up from motion. It was a surreal experience as the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My family and I did the Bioluminescence Night Kayaking tour the past March and it was the most amazing thing I've ever done in my life! It was truly magical the way the ocean lit up before our eyes! It was like we were kayaking in the stars! Our guide was very friendly and we had an amazing time! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My wife and I loved the fishing and kayaking and are already planning a return trip as we can't stop thinking about all the mahi mahi we caught and how excellent the kayaking (especially at night) was. The food was great too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to this tour by our roma del mar rep. And what a great recommendation it was!!!! What a great day!!! Jeff was just awesome! Really friendly and interesting to listen too. He was just awesome - he made our trip! We saw monkeys, snorkeled, and spent a few hours at tortuga island! He showed us how to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I have never seen bioluminescence before and it was amazing. IF you have the option go on a night with out a bright moon.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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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 

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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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