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“Rough waters” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cano Island

Cano Island
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Drake Bay
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Islands
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Rough waters”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The water was quite rough the day we snorkeled nearby. It was also quite rainy. If the weather was nice it would have been much better but you never know about the weather. My advice, take dramamine and you will have a great experience.

Visited December 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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“Beautiful island, good swimming and snorkeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

I went on a snorkeling tour. Beautiful water. There were huge schools of fish. The guide was very good. My husband swam near the beautiful beach.

Visited December 2012
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San Francisco, California
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“So so”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

They had closed the island for a while for maintenance. Now, one can still visit the island, but there a re no toilets nor bathhouses that visitors can use. Still a gorgeous site, we had a blast snorkeling, saw tons of fish and the island is just awesome.

Visited December 2012
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Pasadena, California
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“A must for vistors going to Bahia Drake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

The island was off limits at the time of our visit but the snorkling was great and we witnessed false orcas, humpbacks, dolphins and others during our trip. The lunch on Playa de San Josecito was a treat!

Visited September 2012
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“Conservation paradise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

You can't really visit much of the island itself, but can snorkel/dive with permission. The island is completely protected to retain it's natural state, which is better than being able to visit it. :)

Visited November 2012
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