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Bahia Rica Adventures

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Paquera, Costa Rica
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About Bahia Rica Adventures
A variety of exiting places are easy accessible by boat from Bahia 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. Bahia 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. Or you can try the Stand Up Paddle Boards on the calm water in the Gulf of Nicoya.
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Discover Nicoya Peninsula bioluminescence on an after-dark kayak tour in Paquera Bay, where you’ll see glowing algae in the water all around you. Exploring by kayak means you can enjoy the natural phenomenon without the distracting noise of a motor, and you’ll spark bursts of sparkling light each time you dip your paddle into water where bioluminescent algae are present.
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Paul L wrote a review May 2
London, United Kingdom5 contributions
Great experience. The tour is well organized with good explanations, snacks and boats. Luis the guide was really passionate about bioluminescent and was great at sharing it. Fun for kids as well.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Vigdis V, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your feedback - we really appreciate it! So happy you enjoyed the tour - and yes the bioluminescence is something so special and rare!
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Elizabeth E wrote a review Apr 2021
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My heart began healing at the beginning of this trip in large part due to this amazing place and these amazing people. Our lodging was pure vida and the surroundings delightful. The boat trip to Tortuga Island with a stop off to watch the spider monkeys play. The snorkeling experience was astounding. Lunch was eye opening especially since I never eat fish and was blown away from discovering the awesome taste of the congrio ! Our guide and cook were top notch. Not only was that wonderful but we then were able to enjoy relaxing in the water and take a stroll on the beach. THEN we enjoyed the sunset while relaxing in a hammock and drinking coffee and lemonade, after which we listened to Luis explain all about the Bioluminescent kayak tour we were going to start. I cannot tell you with words or even pictures how awe inspiring this experience was. When you disturb the water the microscopic algae becomes Luminescent. It looks like tiny diamonds or as if you were throwing sparkling dust on the water. Each meal at Bahia Rico was lovingly prepared and something to anticipate ! After our tour we walked to a neighbor who has a small and personal restaurant. It is called El Manito. Alfonso ( if I have the name correct. ) The dinner was Delicious and we could walk there from our place. I cannot say enough good about our hosts and everyone who helped out while we were there. Even the dog and cats are friendly! I highly recommend Bahia Rico and would love to return.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Vigdis V, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for choosing to come to our "little corner" of Costa Rica. We love it here, and are thrilled when our guests enjoy it as much as we do! And we really enjoyed having you here, absolutely loving persons! Thank you so much for the kind words and reccommendation!!!
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Elizabeth R wrote a review Apr 2021
Denver, Colorado2 contributions
Tomas and Vicky are wonderful people who have done an incredible job creating a fun nd unique atmosphere at their lodge. We went on the bioluminescence tour and it was SO COOL! There were six of us with one very knowledgeable guide who showed us parts of the water with higher bioluminescence and found us a great spot to watch the moon rise. 100% recommend taking the trip west for the experience, and I definitely recommend staying a night or two at the lodge.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Vigdis V, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures
Responded Apr 2, 2021
Awesome! Thank you very much for the review. This is an underrated tour which gives a lot back. We are so happy you enjoyed it and we are lucky to have found some great guides who love what they do:-)
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Eisa B wrote a review Mar 2021
Nosara, Costa Rica190 contributions49 helpful votes
Snorkeling & Fishing--Hands Down The Very Best! If I were to pick something to do--I would go on a snorkel trip with this company. The people are the nicest, most informative and wonderful. They take you to a monkey island and it is special. The waters they take you to snorkel are the most amazing. The boats, food and equipment are Top Notch. There is nothing to say but Great, great and great!!! Love this company and the fishing is also amazing. If you want value, fun and awesome times--This is it!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Vigdis V, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for choosing us!!! It makes us so happy that you enjoyed the experiences with us. Hopefully we'll get to take you out on more adventures! Pura Vida!
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Luluuuo wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York3 contributions
We arrived a few min late, instead of turning us away they got us to our tour group! The luminescent wasnt that great but our tour guide tried to get us the best view.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures
Responded Feb 3, 2020
Thank you so much for the stars. Great that you enjoyed the tour despite the conditions that was not so great that night with unusual wind and a bit of moon light.
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