We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1,5 km del Relleno, Paquera 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2641 0811
Improve this listing

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 34 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 33
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
We wanted a jar of the plankton

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour! We unfortunately didn't speak much Spanish so we felt like we missed out on what he was explaining. It was beautiful though and romantic!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour! We unfortunately didn't speak much Spanish so we felt like we missed out on what he was explaining. It was beautiful though and romantic!

Thank CassErasser
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We did 2 tour with them :bioluminescence and tortuga island the bio was disappointing because they were not much to see and was bit early in the night so too much light still going on.the owners from the houses on the beach they were not helpful as they were flashing us with torch and then spoilt our tour. jose left... More 

1 Thank Bomberone1
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

The staff and owners are very friendly. We went on a nice boattrip were we got to see spidermonkeys, snorkel among lots of fish and visit the beautiful island Tortuga. We also went fishing both offshore and inshore which were exciting and professional with packed lunch and drinks. Our last day we went kayaking in perfect surroundings with a stop... More 

Thank Fam. B
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I loved our stay at this wonderful little lodge! We arrived Monday evening for the bioluminescence tour. We were greeted at the gate by the owner Thomas, Grisham (one of the owners cats), and Bella (the owners dog). The bioluminescence tour is hands down one of the coolest things we've ever done! There was a storm moving... More 

Thank TyTyMarie
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Craig B
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Abbe P
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

Thank soccersyl15
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

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!

Thank BigCatchOne
Level Contributor
24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

Thank Jillmcc1
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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.

Thank Metez

Travelers who viewed Bahia Rica Adventures also viewed

Puntarenas, Province of Puntarenas
Montezuma, Province of Puntarenas
Uvita, Province of Puntarenas
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park

Been to Bahia Rica Adventures? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bahia Rica Adventures and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Bahia Rica Adventures staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?