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Kuna Vela Sailing Tours

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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About Kuna Vela Sailing Tours
Find out why guests of Kuna Vela Sailing Tours say that our Morning and Sunset Sailing Tours are the highlight of their vacation to Costa Rica! Come sail the beautiful Gulf of Papagayo and enjoy the warm Costa Rican water and maritime life as you snorkel through interesting coves alongside our expert snorkel guide, visit secluded beaches and relax aboard our 47 ft monohull sailboat. You will enjoy delicious fresh snacks prepared daily on the boat accompanied by our assortment of open bar beverages as we sail and listen to lively and relaxing music. Depending on the time of year, it’s likely you’ll see sea turtles, dolphins, rays, and even whales! During your sailing and snorkeling experience, complimentary photos will be taken both above and below water. Kuna Vela Sailing Tours departs from Playas del Coco and the experience last about 4 hours. Our tours are enjoyable for the whole family! For a more customized experience, we also offer specialized private tours. Pura Vida!
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helen h wrote a review Oct 16
Atlanta, Georgia3 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I had a great time on this sailing tour! The sail boat seems to hold less people compared to the catamaran, which was nice to have a small group. Lindsay the host was very hospitable and constantly checked on us to offer drinks. The captain’s rum punch was delicious! Definitely remember to reapply sunblock after snorkeling. There were plenty of places to sit at the front of the sail boat with cushions. The noodles to use while snorkeling were awesome noodles bc they really worked well! We would definitely do it again!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Kuna V, Owner at Kuna Vela Sailing Tours
Responded 2 days ago
We are so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your Morning Snorkeling an Sailing experience. We are very glad that you were able to join us on the morning tour and enjoy the beautiful weather! It does rain in the afternoons in October and is much more enjoyable in the dry morning weather! Thank you for taking the time to write a thoughtful review of your experience to share with others! Thank you for all your very kind words. We look forward to seeing you back aboard Kuna Vela on your next visit back to Costa Rica! Pura Vida. Clint, Lindsay & Kuna Crew
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Brandy S wrote a review Oct 15
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We could not have been happier with our morning sailing experience on the beautiful Kuna Vela sailboat. The owners and staff were all fun, amazingly knowledgeable and truly understand what it means to provide true "customer service"! We loved the variety of beverage choices as well as the signature drink which was light, delicious and a refreshing change from the traditional sugary Hawaiian punch type of drink usually served on such outings. The snacks were fantastic and plentiful too. The seating options during the ride were abundant, moving around the boat was easy. The equipment was sized well and worked perfectly for all on-board and the sites we saw as we sailed were beautiful. We saw several varieties of fish and we even got to see and swim with a sea turtle.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Kuna V, Owner at Kuna Vela Sailing Tours
Responded 2 days ago
What INCREDIBLE review!! Thank you for taking your time in reviewing your experience aboard Kuna Vela! We appreciate your kind and thoughtful review! It was our pleasure to host you and we are so glad that you enjoyed the beauty of Kuna, her crew, the beautiful marine life & scenery and our tasty food and beverages! Thank you for pointing out our care in customer service; it is genuinely from our hearts ♥️ and what truly sets us apart! Thank you! We hope to see you back aboard Kuna Vela on your next trip to CR! How amazing was it to swim with a sea turtle in its natural habitat?! The BEST!!! Pura Vida, Lindsay, Clint & Kuna Crew ⛵️
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Hannah G wrote a review Oct 11
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Loved the small group experience. Rum punch was amazing as well as the fresh food. Snorkeling was also great, with lots of fish and plenty of time to hang out on the boat or in the water. Never felt rushed. They even stopped and let us jump in on the way back because it was hot. They got awesome pics of our family. Highly recommend if you want a great adventure!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Kuna V, Owner at Kuna Vela Sailing Tours
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking your time to review your experience. This review filled truly my heart with such joy! ❤️ It is everything we strive to provide our guests with! That true Pura Vida experience! We are so happy that you enjoyed the fresh food & beverages, the snorkeling and our complimentary photos!! The photos are such a great token of our appreciation, from us to you, for choosing Kuna Vela! We love that we can capture those special family moments that you will always cherish and remember your experience by! We hope to see you back aboard Kuna Vela some day!! 🇨🇷 Pura Vida, Lindsay, Clint & Kuna Crew ⛵️
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Rhonda P wrote a review Oct 7
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The whole experience was excellent. We met the crew at Coco Beach and climbed into the dingy with Israel (Captain) & Clint (owner) and quickly boarded the sailboat and sailed out of Coco Bay! Aboard the boat we met Lindsey & the other passengers. The group size was small & intimate and every family had their own space on the boat. Staff was very careful with following Covid 19 protocol. Lindsey makes a very tasty "Rum punch" and the lunch they served was fresh & delicious! We sailed to a great snorkeling location where we swam & snorkeled. The staff was very attentive to everyone's special needs and requests which made the whole experience 5 Stars!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Kuna V, Owner at Kuna Vela Sailing Tours
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking your time in writing a kind and thoughtful review. We appreciate you pointing out the important things we take special measures for to ensure that every guest aboard Kuna always feels safe, happy and healthy! We are so thankful you chose to sail with Kuna! What a fun and beautiful day we all had!! ⛵️It was our pleasure to host you and we sure hope to see you on your next visit to 🇨🇷 Costa Rica! Pura Vida, Lindsay, Clint & Kuna Crew
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Gillian K wrote a review Sep 2021
Brisbane, Australia15 contributions4 helpful votes
I loved the genuine sailing experience - sail up for 4.5 hours! Reclined comfortably on the front deck, being served non-stop. Snorkelling gear provided, good food and a magnificent sunset!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from Kuna V, Owner at Kuna Vela Sailing Tours
Responded 1 week ago
Awesome review!! ! Thank you for taking your time in sharing your experience aboard Kuna Vela! We are so delighted that you enjoyed the true, sophisticated sailing experience that Kuna and her Captain, Israel, can provide! It is our pleasure to serve every guest aboard Kuna as a VIP!! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food & beverage, our brand new snorkeling gear and the beautiful Costa Rican sunset!! It was our pleasure to host you aboard Kuna Vela and we sure hope to see you back aboard on your next visit to Costa Rica! Pura Vida, Lindsay, Clint & Kuna Crew ⛵️
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