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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Guide Jeff picked us up at our accommodations near Playa Naranjo and provided an informative and entertaining commentary as we travelled to Tortuga Island with a snorkeling stop along the way. We also stopped near the shore to see a colony of monkeys! The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the bioluminescent kayak tour. We had two guides one in the front and one in the back which I thought was great. The water is very calm so it isn’t too tough to paddle. The stars were amazing and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Than you for reviewing us - and not least for coming to our little corner of Costa Rica to do the tour. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the bioluminescence tour with Kellan who claimed he had just finished a course in being a sea kayaking tour and had been leading tours for Thomas at Bahia Rica for a month. In order to see the bioluminescence, we traveled without any...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking time to review our tour - we take all comments serious, and do our best to every day improve our activities. We took this incident very serious. We have lived here for 12 years, and been doing the bioluminescent...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There were 4 of us who went out for the sunset bioluminescence kayak tour. The guide (Kallen) was awesome, giving great info and answering our questions. Beautiful photo op as the sun set but I recommend putting the camera away to just enjoy the stillness...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for joining our tour - and not least for taking time to give a review of your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed to tour - we find the bioluminescence magical - and we love it when our guests...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

We made a special trip to the area so that we could do the evening kayak to view biolumenescence, which, for $35 per person (including our 12-year old), was a fair chunk of money to pay. After a long preamble and having had to wait...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking time to review our tour - we take all comments serious, and do our best to every day improve our activities. We are truly sorry that you ended up waiting so long for the other people on the tour....More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful day in a small boat with an intimate and responsive tour that met the needs of our group - great lunch and lots of time to relax and chill

Date of experience: August 2018
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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed our tour!!!!

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We did the 6 pm bioluminescence kayak tour. We showed up early to watch the sunset from their comfortable beach chairs & hammocks. The owners had fresh coffee, lemonade juice, water and small snacks for us to partake in while we waited. Shortly after 6...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne B
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write up a review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us!

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We drove all the way from Mal Pais for the bioluminescent kayaking tour and it was so worth it! I’ve never experienced such an amazing natural phenomena. It was hard to decide where to look-the glowing water or the gorgeous night sky. Accessible to all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing our tour! We are so happy that it was worth the drive to come and do the tour. We are amazed ourselves by the beauty on the night kayak tours, so we just love it when people come back...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Today we went on a whale watching tour with them and had a blast! Saw a number of humpback whales, moms and calves and a breaching male. The guides and the boat captain were all great, very knowledgeable, fun and entertaining. They really tried hard...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

The whales are an amazing sight - we are so happy that you enjoyed your encounter with them on our tour. Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Bahia Rica is famous for its sea fishing. A day at sea and catching some mo stars is an unforgettable sensation. But also canoing around the islands is wonderful and especially at night when the sea is bio-iluminiscente. This all in a paradise like place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed the experiences here.

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Hi, we are located 1,5 hour from Montezuma. 1,5 km from the Paquera ferry landing. The tour starts at 18:00, so you should aim at being here latest at 17:45. Just wanted to comment on how to get to Bahia Rica from the... More
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