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About Marlin Sailing Tours
Marlin Sailing Tours offers both open and private afternoon sailing tours on board a brand new 65 foot catamaran. View the Costa Rican coastline from the water. Watch for whales, dolphins and turtles. Open bar, light lunch, snorkeling and a Costa Rican sunset are included in the price. Great for the entire family.Daily departures from Playa Del Coco or visit our sister catamaran Marlin del Rey in Playa Tamarindo.
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Private Catamaran Sailing Tour

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4 hours 15 minutes
from $2,374.68
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Rosee K wrote a review Mar 2021
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I loved everything about this. It was such a beautiful and relaxed trip. The crew is more than amazing. They make sure they’re communicating with you the whole time. I was talking to some of the whole trip like we were long time friends. They make you feel so welcomed and goes above and beyond to make sure you enjoy the whole duration. By the way the food was amazing and the watching the sunset was an experience itself. Thanks so much to the crew. Shoutout to Yohan and Nathan, I loved them.
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Date of experience: March 2021
Pamela A wrote a review Feb 2021
Dallas, Texas3 contributions
Highly recommend! Super nice catamaran; spotless. The area we went snorkeling was very good and the beach was very secluded and pristine. Lunch and drinks were good too! The crew is very friendly and accommodating. I befriended Jonathan and wanted to keep in touch but lost his WhatsApp :( If you see him, tell him to WhatsApp Pamela, lol! By the way I felt entirely safe the whole time being in the midst of a pandemic.
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Sandra B wrote a review Feb 2021
Chewelah, Washington2 contributions
One of the most enjoyable things to do in Playas de Coco. The crew are amazing! And the snorkeling was a lot of fun.
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Date of experience: February 2021
CaptainIris wrote a review Feb 2021
St. Michaels, Maryland29 contributions9 helpful votes
We picked the day we went specifically because it was windy and we wanted to go for a sail. The fact that in addition to sailing & snorkeling they advertise fishing from the boat, paddle boards, going to a secluded beach, plus an open bar and nice food was what got us to book with this operator. But once we pulled anchor there was no signs of sails going up even though we had perfect conditions so I asked a crew member and he said the captain never puts up sails going out, just coming back. Why? He shrugged his shoulders and just said “that’s the way the captain does it”. So we motored over to a beach with a half dozen other boats already anchored there (so much for secluded) and jumped in to go snorkeling with no instructions as to were to go or what to look for. We headed over to the area that looked most likely to have coral and found a 95%dead reef. So disappointing. We returned to the boat after awhile and were served a very nice ‘lunch’, and after a bit headed back to coco were we started from. After a few extremely watered down drinks we switched to beer and wine and kept waiting for the captain to turn off the engines and sail. Eventually the wind picked up and they did turn off the engines for about 10 minutes but it was such a shame to have wasted all that beautiful air earlier in the day. On another note, they did put out a fishing line but didn’t bother to go through a school of working tuna not too far from the boat. Again another missed opportunity. You would think with Covid and the limited number of guests they have these days that they would be offering the best experience ever, not the run of the mill trip they gave us.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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bradsheri wrote a review Mar 2020
Red Wing, Minnesota147 contributions40 helpful votes
A perfect afternoon on the water. Excellent staff! They were constantly asking if we needed anything. A very good meal. Bbq chicken beans and rice. A great full bar. A very nice boat. We went on two sunset trips. This one was the compete opposite of the other one !
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Date of experience: March 2020